Audi scores 18 points during Shanghai

Posted on 07. Nov, 2016 by in Audi Canada

“These setbacks were really disappointing,” pronounced Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich, summing adult a event. “Seeing a clever joining shown by a whole group and a drivers was delightful for us. They never gave adult and battled for Audi for 6 hours straight. As a result, we scored 18 points and managed to urge a second place in a standings. We can still turn clamp universe champions in a finale.”

Stefan Dreyer, Head of LMP during Audi Sport, added: “Since May, we’ve been delivering an consecutive fibre of lectern finishes including a feat in a FIA WEC. Today, we would again have favourite to take a prize home, though didn’t conduct to do so. Instead we gifted a suggestion of continuation racing. Even if a conditions appears to have no awaiting of success, it’s always value battling for each singular point. A large appreciate we for this goes to a whole squad.”

In usually dual weeks’ time, Audi will be contesting an romantic finale. Round 9 of a FIA WEC in Bahrain on Nov 19 will not usually symbol a finish of a 2016 continuation racing season. After 18 years and 106 victories achieved with the Le Mans prototypes to date, Audi will be finale a quite surprising success story in complicated vehicle racing.

Race results

1 Bernhard/Hartley/Webber (Porsche) 195 laps

2 Conway/Kobayashi/Sarrazin (Toyota) +59.785s

3 Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima (Toyota) +1m 06.038s

4 Dumas/Jani/Lieb (Porsche) + 1m 40.855s

5 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi R18) –3 laps

6 Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer (Audi) –14 laps

7 Kaffer/Trummer/Webb (CLM P1/01) –14 laps

8 Brundle/Rusinov/Stevens (Oreca-Nissan) –15 laps

9 Blomqvist/Gelael/Giovinazzi (Ligier-Nissan) –16 laps

10 Albuquerque/Gonzalez/Senna (Ligier-Nissan) –16 laps

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