Coupe du Roi and sixth uninterrupted lectern finish for Audi

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by in Audi Canada

“That was tough work. Congratulations to a Belgian Audi Club Team WRT and a drivers who never gave up,” pronounced Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “They fought tough and satisfactory for a lectern finish, that a second bureau upheld group would have deserved as well.” Audi Sport Team Phoenix and a drivers Christopher Mies/Frank Stippler/Markus Winkelhock regularly hold a lead as a competition entered a final quarter. The German motorist patrol were always in a tip 3 and within distinguished stretch of a personality when predestine intervened on path 426. A tire disaster caused a glow that finished a rapid competition prematurely. 

The Audi patron teams fielded 9 other competition cars during Spa. Team I.S.R. Racing from a Czech Republic was successful in a Pro-Am class. Philippe Giauque/Henry Hassid/Nicolas Lapierre/Franck Perera (CH/F/F/F) were gay about second place in this difficulty after 24 hours of racing. With Saintéloc Racing’s seventh place, Team WRT in eighth and I.S.R. Racing in ninth position, 4 Audi R8 LMS finished in a tip 10 – some-more singular sportscars than of each other brand. 

“Our teams gave their all and represented a Audi code good during Spa,” resolved Chris Reinke. “We wish them as good as a other patron teams contesting other championships continued success via a residue of a season. This year several of a patron teams are still fighting around a universe for championship titles.” 

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Race result 

1. Eng/Martin/Sims (BMW #99) 531 laps

2. Rosenqvist/Van der Zande/Vautier (Mercedes #88) +1m 55.408s

3. Müller/Rast/Vanthoor (Audi R8 LMS #28) +2m 00.586s

4. Reip/Soucek/Soulet (Bentley #8) – 1 lap

5. Götz/Jäger/Paffett (Mercedes #86) –1 lap

6. Baumann/Buhk/Jaafar (Mercedes #84) –2 laps

7. Guilvert/Haase/Parisy (Audi R8 LMS #26) –4 laps

8. Baguette/Kaffer/de Leener (Audi R8 LMS #4) –4 laps

9. Mortara/Salaquarda/Stockinger (Audi R8 LMS #75) –4 laps

10. Comac/Jousse/Narac/Pilet (Porsche #76) – 4 laps

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