Audi Sport patron racing to competition dual worldwide programs again in 2019

Posted on 13. Nov, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Audi R8 LMS GT3

First new-generation Audi R8 LMS delivered: The initial patron to have perceived a expansion of a Audi R8 LMS is Team Attempto Racing. Team Principal Arkin Aka took over a many new expansion of a successful GT3 foe automobile from Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing, in Neuburg an der Donau. In a initial deteriorate with Audi Sport patron racing, a outfit formed in Hanover achieved third place in a Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup with Kelvin outpost der Linde/Steijn Schothorst in September. 

Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup

Calendar for 2019 announced: Even before a 2018 season’s finale, a Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup has finalized all a pivotal dates for 2019. The one-make crater that will continue to be open exclusively to privateers in deteriorate 8 will foe 10 scurry races widespread opposite Australia, China, Japan and Malaysia. Like final year, a deteriorate will flog off on a travel circuit of Adelaide that was visited many recently by some-more than 270,000 spectators. In Zhuhai and in Shanghai, a Cup will foe in front of a Chinese audience. In Japan, a Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup will take place as partial of a ancillary module of a 10 Hours of Suzuka, a turn of a Intercontinental GT Challenge. For a finale, a one-make cup, like this year, will revisit a circuit during Sepang in Malaysia. In further to a existent generations of a Audi R8 LMS GT3 and a GT4 chronicle of a foe car, a new expansion will be on a grid as well. Prizes in 2019, besides an book chronicle of a Audi R8 for a altogether winner, will embody a cockpit for a 3 drivers in a 2020 eventuality of a 10 Hours of Suzuka. The GT4 leader of a array will contest in 2020 in a SIC 888 continuation foe during Shanghai. Additional prizes finish a appealing charity in that amateurs with superintendence by pros are means to optimize their skills in a cockpit, in credentials and in information analysis. 

2019 Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup calendar

02–03/03 Adelaide (Australia)

04–05/05 Zhuhai (China)

01–02/06 Shanghai (China)

23–24/08 Suzuka (Japan)

23–24/11 Sepang (Malaysia) 

Audi R8 LMS GT4

Two lectern finishes in Spain: Two Audi business returned from a fifth and final turn of a Campeonato de España de Resistencia during Barcelona with trophies. Daniel Díaz-Varela and Manel Cerqueda in an Audi R8 LMS GT4 achieved second place in a C3 category and position dual in a altogether classification. The motorist twin from Baporo Motorsport had to acknowledge better by usually 0.304 seconds. Team SPV Racing in another Audi R8 LMS GT4 finished a podium: The Swedes Frederik Danner/Per Anderson finished third after dual hours of racing.

Second place in America: In a Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore during Sebring that was hold as a singular eventuality for a initial time, GMG Racing scored a lectern outcome in a GT4 class. Jason Bell/Andy Lally/James Sofronas common an Audi R8 LMS GT4 in a four-hour foe and crossed a finish line in Florida in second position.

Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR)

One-two in Florida: Two teams from Audi Sport patron racing distinguished a one-two outcome in a Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore eventuality during Sebring. Mark Motors Racing won a TCR category in an Audi RS 3 LMS with Canadians Marco Cirone and Remo Ruscitti. Second place went to a Audi RS 3 LMS of JDC-Miller Motorsports common by Michael Johnson and Stephen Simpson.

Two victories during Vallelunga: In a 6 Hours of Rome, a group of Mariano Costamagna distinguished a category feat in an Audi RS 3 LMS. Marco and Mariano Costamagna, Gianluigi Ghione and Roberto Olivo won a Silver Cup during Vallelunga. The same eventuality saw another feat of an Audi patron group in a Endurance 2.0 foe in that TCR foe cars were exclusively authorised to compete. Enrico Bettera won a two-hour foe with an advantage of 1m 36s in an Audi RS 3 LMS of Team Pit Lane Competizioni.

Coming adult subsequent week

16–18/11 Macau (MAC), FIA GT World Cup

16–18/11 Austin (USA), turn 8, 24H GT Series

16–18/11 Austin (USA), turn 7, 24H TCE Series

16–18/11 Winton (AUS), rounds 9 and 10, GT-1 Australia

17/11 Tarumã (BR), turn 7, Campeonato Brasileiro de Endurance

17–18/11 Macau (MAC), rounds 28 to 30, WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

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