Two victories for Audi Sport patron racing in Macau

Posted on 18. Nov, 2018 by in Audi Canada

“Congratulations to Jean-Karl, Frédéric and to a WTCR teams on their clever display in Macau,” pronounced Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “The FIA WTCR with 7 marques and many really seasoned drivers was fiercely competitive. The fact that each one of a henceforth entered privateers, Nathanaël Berthon, Denis Dupont and Aurélien Panis, frequently scored points during a deteriorate underlines a qualities of a driver, group and competition car.”

In rebellious a twin plea in Macau, Audi had a worse time in a FIA GT World Cup with a Audi R8 LMS. The try to finish on lectern again after 4 victories given 2011 and second place final year failed. Neither Robin Frijns and Dries Vanthoor from Audi Sport Team WRT Speedstar nor Christopher Haase from Audi Sport Team Rutronik were means to continue their prior successes this season. Every one of them in 2018 had achieved a vital general continuation racing feat with a Audi R8 LMS. As early as in subordinate in Macau, positions 7 to 9 for Frijns, Haase and Vanthoor had shown how formidable their charge would be. There was most no overtaking event on a slight 6.12-kilometer city circuit. In a gift race, a contingent saw a mottled dwindle in positions 6 to eight. A day later, Frijns finished a final competition in fifth place, trailed by Christopher Haase. Dries Vanthoor achieved position eight. Even so, Audi looks behind on a certain total this deteriorate of a GT3 sports automobile that will be transposed by a new expansion subsequent year: Twelve altogether drivers’ titles have been clinched by drivers around a universe in a GT3 sports automobile to date, and 17 sequence victories in other classes. 

Additional information

Basic information Audi RS 3 LMS
FIA WTCR booklet
FIA WTCR photos
FIA WTCR results

Basic information Audi R8 LMS GT3 
Press kit and photos FIA GT World Cup 2018 
2018 GT racing results

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