Success for Audi Sport patron teams during Bathurst

Posted on 03. Feb, 2019 by in Audi Canada

“We’ve won a manufacturer’s method of a Intercontinental GT Challenge 3 times, and final year we also took home a third feat during a Bathurst 12 Hour,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “This time, however, we unfortunately didn’t grasp a goals in Australia.” A top-class conflict emerged from a roughly 30-strong GT3 margin of racers from 10 manufacturers. Depending on a array stop sequence, Audi Sport had dual manacles in a glow in a initial hours of racing. Start motorist Christopher Haase gathering a initial stints over roughly 3 hours and was a initial Audi Sport motorist to take a lead. Later, his Audi Sport motorist co-worker from South Africa, Kelvin outpost der Linde, also led a margin during times in a sister car. After handing a No. 22 Audi R8 LMS over to his teammate Garth Tander, a Australian overwhelmed another automobile in a fifth hour of racing. The successive repairs cost a group 6 laps. The automobile was eventually thrown out of row in an collision of Belgium’s Frédéric Vervisch in path 182. At this time, a No. 2 car also forsaken out of a quarrel for a lead. Several mins after a half-time mark, Christopher Haase had to lift into a pits with energy steering problems. The group mislaid 8 laps for a repairs. Christopher Haase, Christopher Mies and Markus Winkelhock fought their approach adult a sequence to take a dwindle in 14th place.

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