Emotional farewell for Audi from a FIA WEC

Posted on 12. Nov, 2016 by in Audi Canada

In further to a romantic value being compared with a sports cars from Ingolstadt, Neckarsulm and Neuburg an der Donau, a LMP foe cars shorten pristine record as good as carrying set many milestones of vehicle growth during Audi. 2001 saw TFSI gasoline approach injection entrance in a Audi R8, a element subsequently assisting revoke emissions of millions of cars in highway traffic. In 2006, Audi done story by clinching a initial TDI feat during Le Mans. In 2012, a Audi R18 e-tron quattro was a initial hybrid sports automobile to win a 24 Hours of Le Mans. The stream era of a Audi R18 uses 46 percent reduction fuel than a Audi R10 TDI did 10 years earlier, while achieving faster path times.

“This is pristine efficiency,” says Dr. Ullrich. Safety innovations such as a tire acceleration vigour control system, a Audi Matrix LED headlights or Audi Laser Light element a prolonged list of record transfers holding place between motorsport and prolongation in both directions.

The tighten interlinking of these dual fields will be a pivotal aspect in destiny activities as well. Audi is realigning a motorsport plan and, commencement in 2017, will be concerned in a initial all-electric racing series, a FIA Formula E Championship, with a factory-backed commitment. This module ideally fits a business preference done by a reward manufacturer formed in Ingolstadt to offer new battery-electric automobiles year by year, starting in 2018.

Now, in Bahrain, a fastest, many fit and many innovative Audi sports cars of all time are going to tackle their final competition. Following use sessions on a dried circuit on Thursday, Nov 17, and Friday, Nov 18, a 6 Hours of Bahrain will start on Saturday, Nov 19, during 16:00 internal time (14:00 CET). Like each year, a FIA WEC foe is going to continue into a night. For Audi, a culmination will be about clinching a final trophies in a sports automobile foe and a vice-world championship pretension in a manufacturers’ classification.  

Eurosport will be charity giveaway video live streaming of a whole foe and airing live coverage of a final theatre on Eurosport 1 (17:00–20:00 CET). Audi is going to keep a fans adult to speed on Facebook (AudiSport) and Twitter (@audisport).

Standings after 8 of 9 rounds

Drivers’ standings                                                                  

1 Jani/Lieb/Dumas (Porsche), 152 points                                                

2 Conway/Kobayashi/Sarrazin (Toyota), 135 points                          

3 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi), 121.5 points                                         

4 Bernhard/Hartley/Webber (Porsche), 119.5 points

5 Fässler/Lotterer (Audi), 86 points

6 Imperatori/Kraihamer/Tuscher (Rebellion), 60.5 points

7 Tréluyer (Audi), 52 points


Manufacturers’ standings

1 Porsche, 301 points

2 Audi, 222 points

3 Toyota, 207 points

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