New plea for Audi Sport in Japan

Posted on 08. Aug, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Leader of a standings Audi is in a special situation: The Dutchman Robin Frijns has been invariably heading a standings ever given a commencement of a deteriorate in February. However, he has to skip a third of 4 Intercontinental GT Challenge rounds since a Audi bureau motorist will be racing in a Audi RS 5 DTM a same weekend in turn 7 of a DTM during Misano (Italy). Five drivers of an Audi R8 LMS, any with 25 championship points to their tally, are trailing Frijns in third place: highwayman Stuart Leonard and a 4 Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase, Dries Vanthoor, Frédéric Vervisch and Markus Winkelhock. “This is a new plea for us,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “The conditions with Robin was transparent from a commencement of a season. We distributed a drivers trailing him in a standings to 3 competition cars upheld by us in sequence to make best use of a chances. At a same time, we wish to extend a lead of a standings in a manufacturers’ classification.” In a margin of 5 manufacturers, Audi has a seven-point advantage over Mercedes-AMG.

Audi Sport Team WRT is putting dual R8 LMS cars on a grid. Frédéric Vervisch, Christopher Mies and Dries Vanthoor are pity a cockpit. Stuart Leonard, Jake Dennis and Sheldon outpost der Linde are combining a group in a Belgians’ second car. Audi Sport Team Absolute Racing relies on Christopher Haase, Kelvin outpost der Linde and Markus Winkelhock. Audi Japan upheld Audi Team Hitotsuyama from a internal Super GT racing array is deploying a dual unchanging drivers Richard Lyons and Ryuichiro Tomita, and a Belgian Alessio Picariello. A highwayman automobile from Absolute Racing completes a lineup. The dual Chinese Jingzu Sun and Congfu Cheng as good as Adderly Fong from Hong Kong have been dynamic as drivers.

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