First lectern formula for Audi Sport Team Comtoyou in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

Posted on 12. May, 2018 by in Audi Canada

“Sincere congratulations to Frédéric and to Audi Sport Team Comtoyou,” pronounced Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “On several prior occasions, it was apparent that a group and drivers are in row for lectern positions, though they were lacking a required racing fortune. This weekend, they pennyless their duck. Five of 7 Audi RS 3 LMS cars scored points during a Nürburgring. This is a best group outcome to date.” The drivers finishing in a points enclosed René Rast from Audi Sport Team WRT. The DTM Champion anxious a fans in a “Green Hell” with his versatile talent as a guest entrant. Like Vervisch a German is competing in dual events, switching behind and onward between a Audi R8 LMS GT3 sports automobile for a 24-hour competition and a Audi RS 3 LMS. In a FIA WTCR, he competent for grid position 6 in competition one and went on to cranky a finish line in sixth place as well. Rast started competition dual from second on a grid though a opposition forced him off lane as early as on a Grand Prix circuit.

The second-best singular formula of a weekend for Audi, trailing Frédéric Vervisch, were clinched by dual Frenchmen. Jean-Karl Vernay from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team achieved fifth place in competition one and Nathanaël Berthon from Team Comtoyou Racing placed fifth in competition three. Vernay’s teammate, Gordon Shedden, was a fifth Audi motorist to measure points this weekend. The Scotsman clinched position 7 in a opening race. In a same race, Aurélien Panis took eleventh place. The Frenchman steady his personal best opening this deteriorate in competition three. On clinching twelfth place in a opening race, Belgian Denis Dupont achieved his personal best formula this year during a Nürburgring as well. 

In only one week’s time, a fourth competition weekend of a FIA WTCR is on a calendar. For a drivers, a dune circuit during Zandvoort on a Dutch North Sea seashore with a undulations and many quick sections will poise a subsequent good challenge.

Photos WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup 2018

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