Motorsport Newsletter 42/2012: Campaniço crowned as Champion in Portugal

Posted on 14. Nov, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Joy in Portugal: César Campaniço/Carlos Vieira had trafficked to a deteriorate culmination of a Portuguese GT Championship during Jarama, Spain, as a leaders of a standings. In a initial race, a feat for a patrol of a Novadriver group followed true away. With second place in a second race, a twin sealed in their lead for good and distinguished a pretension win. In addition, they cumulative a Iberian Supercars Trophy.

The Audi Motorsport group accompanies marketplace launch: Audi China used a WEC culmination during Shanghai as an event to benefaction a Audi RS 5 on a fringes of a race. At a premiere of a coupe on a Chinese market, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and a 5 bureau sports automobile drivers Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer, Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen and Benoît Tréluyer were guest on Saturday.

Top-class rhythms: On a fringes of a WEC culmination during Shanghai, Keri Hilson achieved for Audi China. Around 550 guest during a Audi Terminal alongside a Chinese competition lane enjoyed an disdainful unison by a American RB cocktail thespian on Saturday night.

Action-packed program: After a finish of a DTM season, dual Audi bureau drivers continue to be on a highway for their brand. Filipe Albuquerque was in Monaco to fire a film from Wednesday to Friday. At a circle of a new Audi A3 Sportback, a Portuguese presented a many scenic routes for a video road-book. Adrien Tambay was on avocation in a segment around a realm for a same purpose on Tuesday and Wednesday. He gathering a new Audi S3 and a RS 5 Cabriolet. Afterward, a participants of a Audi GT knowledge witnessed a Frenchman’s pushing skills for 4 days during Le Castellet.

Prize for fit driving: Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish perceived a Michelin Green X Challenge prize during Shanghai. Two weeks earlier, a twin had won a endowment for a many fit expostulate for a sixth time during Fuji. At Shanghai, a Dane and a Scotsman finished their award-winning strain on clinching a seventh prize in succession. With that, they achieved initial place in a final sequence of a year as well, that secures a automobile and a group a appearance in a 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Victory for guest entrant: Darryl O’Young managed a shining entrance during a ninth turn of a Audi R8 LMS Cup. The competition motorist from Hong Kong achieved a fastest time in subordinate and won a competition during Shanghai forward of his compatriots Adderly Fong and Marchy Lee. Lee forsaken from second to third place due to a sporting penalty.

Trophy presented by Head of Sport: Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich presented a winner’s prize during a tenth turn of a Audi R8 LMS Cup on Sunday. The Head of Audi Motorsport respected a winner, Adderly Fong from Hong Kong. His compatriot Marchy Lee was a runner-up and a Korean Kyong-Ouk You came third. Darryl O’Young while heading a competition late due to a puncture. Before a culmination during Shanghai dual weeks from now, a altogether lead has changed: Adderly Fong is now during a tip of a standings with a two-point advantage over Marchy Lee.

Cancellation in a Eifel: Due to bad continue conditions a culmination of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring on Saturday was cancelled. In a initial 9 rounds of a season, a Audi R8 LMS in a SP9 category for GT3 vehicles achieved 3 first, 3 second and 3 third places in what has been a many successful VLN deteriorate to date.

Victory during a finale: David Hallyday and Stéphane Ortelli showed their strength on holding feat in one of a events during a deteriorate culmination of a French GT Championship during Paul Ricard. In a Audi R8 LMS ultra of Team Audi France, they cumulative initial place in a second race.

A word from … Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich

You’ve crowned a entrance deteriorate of a Audi R18 e-tron quattro with a two-fold pretension win. Has this been a many severe motorsport plan so far?
It was no doubt one of a many formidable and formidable projects. we consider it can be compared to a initial feat of an Audi powered by a diesel engine during Le Mans in 2006. That, too, was a step toward a totally new technology. In a box of a R18 e-tron Quattro, a categorical concentration was placed on a destiny orientation. Audi, nonetheless again, was a initial code to be successful with it during Le Mans.

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) had a initial deteriorate this year. Was a entrance a successful one for this new racing series?
The sports prototypes unequivocally merit a universe championship and a entrance was successful. All of us together will be operative tough on achieving serve improvements. I’m unequivocally gratified with a initial year.
 
Three years ago, we gave Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer a event to join Audi. Has this preference paid off?
There’s no doubt about it since a 3 drivers are large champions after clinching dual Le Mans victories and a World Champion’s title. Such a fibre of successes is no coincidence. And that shows that they’re 3 unequivocally illusory guys.

Coming adult subsequent week

Oct 31 Mike Rockenfeller’s 29th birthday
Nov 04 Barcelona (E), turn 6, Iber GT Championship 

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