Debut feat of a Audi RS 3 LMS in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

Posted on 09. Apr, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Audi Sport motorist Jean-Karl Vernay picked adult where he left off during a finish of a 2017 season. As final year’s champion of a TCR International Series he started a new deteriorate as one of a best again. From position dual on a grid, a 30-year-old pro took a lead in competition dual and would not remove his stroke even during a counsel period. He dominated a competition for 20 laps, set a fastest path and won with an advantage of 0.89 seconds. “I’d like to appreciate my group for a clever opening via a weekend,” pronounced Vernay. “My Audi RS 3 LMS felt perfect.” Previously, in turn one, he had placed fourth as a best Audi driver, followed by position 9 in competition three. 

“Sincere congratulations to Jean-Karl and a Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team on this extensive deteriorate opener and this victory,” pronounced Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “This array is rarely rival and facilities a far-reaching accumulation of marques, teams and motorist personalities. This is a kind of furloughed automobile racing fans around a creation love.” Gordon Shedden on his initial competition weekend with Audi contributed to a team’s good altogether results. The Scotsman as a second-best Audi motorist placed fifth in competition one and eleventh in competition two. 

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