FIA WEC to competition in Audi’s largest market

Posted on 29. Oct, 2016 by in Audi Canada

In further to di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) will be aggressive for Audi. The trio, in 2013, clinched Audi’s usually feat during Shanghai to date. The 5.451-kilometer lane facilities some impassioned sections. Two scrolled turns are singular and dual prolonged straights call for good tip speed. The other cornering radii operation from 3 turns being driven in initial rigging to quick bends that a drivers tackle in fourth or fifth gear.

For Audi, China including Hong Kong is a largest singular marketplace anywhere in a world. Last year, Audi delivered 571,000 automobiles there. In a initial 3 buliding of 2016, a code increasing a deliveries by 6.2 percent compared to a same duration of a prior year.

In further to a FIA WEC, internal fans can demeanour brazen to being treated to another good racing event. As partial of a ancillary module during Shanghai, a Audi R8 LMS Cup will take place on a same weekend, Audi’s initial one-make crater holding a dual final rounds there. The tip 5 drivers in a standings still have chances of winning a title.

The 6 Hours of Shanghai competition will start on Sunday, Nov 6, during 11:00 internal time (04:00 CET). On a German website, Eurosport will be charity giveaway video live streaming for a whole competition and live TV coverage of a final theatre (08:30 to 10:15 CET) on Eurosport 1. Audi is going to keep a fans adult to speed on Facebook (AudiSport) and Twitter (@audisport).

Standings after 7 of 9 rounds

Drivers’ standings

1 Jani/Lieb/Dumas (Porsche), 140 points                                                

2 Conway/Kobayashi/Sarrazin (Toyota), 117 points                         

3 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi), 111.5 points                                         

4 Bernhard/Hartley/Webber (Porsche), 93.5 points

5 Fässler/Lotterer (Audi), 78 points

6 Imperatori/Kraihamer/Tuscher (Rebellion), 60 points

7 Lapierre/Menezes/Richelmi (Alpine-Nissan), 46 points

8 Tréluyer (Audi), 44 points


Manufacturers’ standings

1 Porsche, 263 points

2 Audi, 204 points

3 Toyota, 174 points

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