Audi Sport TT Cup celebrates premiere during a Hungaroring

Posted on 20. Sep, 2016 by in Audi Canada

The 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup is on a finish straight. On a penultimate competition weekend of a season, Joonas Lappalainen might explain a new champion’s pretension early. Following his dual victories during a Nürburgring, a 18-year-old Finn has 197 points, giving him a 17-point advantage over a runner-up, Dennis Marschall (D/180). Nicklas Nielsen (DK) and Sheldon outpost der Linde (ZA), with 166 and 163 points respectively, still have picturesque chances of subsequent Jan Kisiel as well. The Pole crowned himself in a Audi Sport TT Cup final year.

Project Leader Philipp Mondelaers looks brazen to a premiere in Hungary: “This competition weekend is a really special one for us. After Zandvoort, Budapest is a second unfamiliar revisit this season. The Hungaroring is a really severe lane that a immature talents don’t know yet. The conflict in a altogether sequence is intensely stirring and we demeanour brazen to dual extensive races with a vast throng in a alfresco grandstands, generally as a plant in Győr, where a Audi TT is produced, is only hardly a dual hour’s expostulate away.”

In a guest entrants’ classification, dual stars from motorcycle racing will be pitted opposite any other during a Hungaroring. Chaz Davies (GB) and Xavi Forés (E) are now roving a Ducati 1199 Panigale R in a Superbike World Championship. Davies became Supersport World Champion in 2011 and subsequently switched to a WorldSBK. There a 29-year-old Welshman has distinguished 13 victories to date and is now ranking in third place. 30-year-old Forés was European Superstock 1000 Champion in 2013 and leader of a 2014 IDM Superbike Championship. “In a past, a series of motorcycle racers valid that they’re quick on 4 wheels as well,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “I’m certain they’re going to broach a illusory uncover and quarrel a satisfactory conflict opposite a permanent entrants.”

The competition weekend during a Hungaroring will start with giveaway use during 14:35 on Friday, Sep 23. Qualifying will start during 11:30 on Saturday, followed by a initial 30-minute competition during 16:20. On Sunday, during 11:45, turn dual opposite a same stretch will interpretation a weekend.

Both races will be promote by live streaming during www.audimedia.tv on a web and around a “Audi Media TV” SmartTV-App. This allows viewers around a creation to watch a Audi Sport TT Cup live on radio around Samsung, LG, Amazon Fire and Android TV. SPORT1 will yield live coverage of turn one on Saturday starting during 16:00 (CEST) on free-to-air TV. Delayed coverage of competition dual will start on Sunday during 16:00.

While a pretension competition in a 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup is entering a essential theatre a talent hunt for a subsequent deteriorate has already begun. The focus form for a 2017 Audi one-make crater is accessible online: www.audi-motorsport.com/de/en/tt-cup.html

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