Final stick position for Audi in Bahrain

Posted on 19. Nov, 2016 by in Audi Canada

While a fastest Audi achieved an advantage of 0.264 seconds on a averaged dual best laps, a sister car, series 7, set a fourth-best time. André Lotterer (D) and Marcel Fässler (CH) were brief 0.491 seconds of their teammates’ result. “I’m not totally happy today,” pronounced a German. “On both outings, we done a braking mistake on entering spin one. But I’m assured for Saturday given we have a good automobile over a distance.” Marcel Fässler, who together with Lotterer had clinched 3 stick positions this year, was unfortunate with his opening as well: “My automobile felt good, though we simply didn’t conduct a ideal lap.”

For Audi, this noted a 81st stick position in sum given a commencement of a LMP module in 1999, and a 16th best time in subordinate on 41 FIA WEC weekends given 2012. “Congratulations to a patrol on this extensive final performance,” pronounced Stefan Dreyer, Head of LMP during Audi Sport. “We’ve laid a plain substructure for display all once again in a final LMP race. ‘Thanks a lot’ to a patrol of series 8 for a tip opening in changing a engine during a time between giveaway use and qualifying. We’re assured after a use and subordinate sessions. We have an continuation competition before us in that we intend to contend goodbye to a WEC with limit success.”

The 6 Hours of Bahrain will start on Saturday during 16:00 internal time (14:00 CET). Eurosport is going to offer giveaway video live streaming of a whole competition on a German website and will uncover a final theatre (17:00–20:00 CET) live on Eurosport 1. Audi is gripping a fans adult to speed on Facebook (AudiSport) and Twitter (@audisport).

Qualifying results

1 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi R18) 1m 39.207s

2 Bernhard/Hartley/Webber (Porsche) 1m 39.471s

3 Dumas/Jani/Lieb (Porsche) 1m 39.669s

4 Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer (Audi R18) 1m 39.698s

5 Conway/Kobayashi/Sarrazin (Toyota) 1m 40.222s

6 Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima (Toyota) 1m 40.776s

7 Imperatori/Kraihamer/Tuscher (Rebellion) 1m 45.091s

8 Brundle/Rast/Rusinov (Oreca-Nissan) 1m 49.672s

9 Lapierre/Menezes/Richelmi (Alpine-Nissan) 1m 49.690s

10 Bradley/Lynn/Rao (Oreca-Nissan) 1m 50.034s

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