Audi to contest with dual R18 e-tron quattro cars during Sebring

Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 by in Audi Canada

“We’re in for a really romantic competition weekend on that we’ll be holding a fans along on a tour into a past,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Sebring is where Audi’s sports automobile epoch that has been so successful began. We design that with dual stream hybrid models we’ll be battling for altogether feat during a 12-hour competition for a final time this year. At a same time, on a fringes of a race, a fans can demeanour brazen to saying 4 other competition cars and several competition drivers who done story during Sebring with Audi.”

In further to a 2012-generation Audi R18 e-tron quattro, an updated chronicle of a antecedent will be on a grid in Florida. Marcel Fässler/Oliver Jarvis/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/GB/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish (BR/DK/GB) will be pushing a dual hybrid competition cars in a race. With 6 victories underneath his belt, Kristensen binds a record during this event.

In 13 runs during a sports automobile classical to date, Audi has clinched 22 lectern positions including 10 altogether victories. Right on a debut, on Mar 20, 1999, 3 Audi drivers – Michele Alboreto/Dindo Capello/Stefan Johansson – were on a podium. Audi Sport Team Joest was a competition group behind then, as it is today.   

As partial of a module for a continuation competition that has been hold given 1952 Audi will be treating a fans to an muster in Mar reflecting a brand’s whole sports automobile era. An Audi R8 represents a successful duration from 2000 to 2005 since a R10 TDI paved a approach for diesel energy from 2006 to 2008. The R15 TDI won there in 2009 on creation a debut, and a winning automobile from final year – a R18 TDI – can be marveled during as well.

Former Audi bureau drivers who were successful during Sebring will be on palm to pointer autographs for fans as good as for cinema and interviews. This way, Audi wishes to appreciate a fervent sports automobile enthusiasts in a United States for carrying been constant to a code for so many years.

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