Dries Vanthoor and his Audi Sport teammates Frédéric Vervisch and Christopher Haase had charged from 14th on a grid to seventh place when a rev sensor malfunctioned shortly before a median mark. After extensive repairs, a group motionless opposite promulgation a Audi R8 LMS behind into a race. From afterwards on, all hopes were on a No. 222 entrance and a 3 Audi Sport drivers Mattia Drudi, Kelvin outpost der Linde and Markus Winkelhock. Van der Linde had posted a best subordinate outcome for Audi Sport with seventh. Subject to a array stop sequence, a 3 drivers even battled for a lead, with outpost der Linde branch a fastest competition path in a final hour. A puncture median by a competition caused repairs to a right back circle arch, that resulted in another puncture. This cost 5 laps, including repairs. Ultimately, a motorist contingent saw a dwindle in 18th place. Meanwhile, an Audi Sport patron group scored a lectern mark in a class. Marc Cini, Dean Fiore and Lee Holdsworth, who distinguished his 37th birthday on competition day, brought home third place in a Pro-Am category for a Hallmarc squad, a repeat of a 2017 and 2019 results. This was a fourth time on a lectern for a long-standing Audi patron Marc Cini. In 2015, a Australian had claimed third place in a Am-class. “Congratulations to a 3 private drivers and a Melbourne Performance Centre on another success,” pronounced Chris Reinke. “While a business enjoyed success during their home race, it is now adult to us to make adult belligerent in a remaining 4 races on a Intercontinental GT Challenge calendar.”
Audi has already won 5 titles in a usually tellurian GT3 racing series. Round two, a Spa 24 Hours, is scheduled for a finish of July. Prior to this, however, Audi Sport patron racing faces a plea of a biggest automobile competition in a world. After notching adult a fifth feat final year, a code is once again one of a prohibited favorites during a Nürburgring 24 hours from 21 to 24 May.
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