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Quotes after a competition in Brazil

Dieter Gass (Head of Racing Commitments): “I’d like to honour Toyota on their initial feat and a flawless performance. Today, we think, we couldn’t have beaten them. The approach Lucas di Grassi gelled with a group was really positive. He done no mistakes via a weekend nonetheless we demanded a lot of him.  Towards a finish of a race, he even gathering a fastest competition lap. I’m really gratified with his performance. It confirms that it was a good thought to give him this opportunity. In a race, we were lacking coherence with a tires today. They degraded a bit some-more opposite a stretch than they did in Toyota’s case. We’ve got to conflict to that.”

Ralf Jüttner (Technical Director Audi Sport Team Joest): “Congratulations to Toyota on an positively flawless race. Our cars ran longer on one full fuel tank though Toyota was faster on normal and did a improved pursuit of doing a tires. We done no mistakes, a stops were good, all drivers were discerning and Lucas left a utterly certain sense on his initial run. But pushing though creation any mistakes and afterwards not winning apparently can’t be a goal. We’ve got to try and improve.”

Marcel Fässler (Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1): “For us, it was critical to extend a lead in a drivers’ standings. We managed to do that. But it wasn’t an easy competition since a gait wasn’t good adequate for winning. We attempted to give a best. But we’ve got no reason to be unhappy after this day either. We’re looking forward with a certain attitude. The conditions in a championship is looking flattering good for us.”

André Lotterer (Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1):
“The outcome was a best we could grasp today. We gathering a flawless competition though Toyota were simply quicker. Still, we can be gratified since we scored profitable points in a championship. Racing here in Brazil was brilliant. we wish we’ll return.”

Benoît Tréluyer (Audi R18 e-tron quattro #1): “That was a really tough race. My initial army was good though on a second one a tire temperatures were too high. That caused us to remove some time. The reserve automobile duration cost us a few some-more seconds. But we do know accurately what a problem was and will be improved again in a subsequent race.”

Lucas di Grassi (Audi R18 ultra #2): “This was an superb knowledge for me. we wish we did a best probable pursuit for a team. we was means to learn a lot from my team-mates. We always gave all – in practice, in subordinate and in a race. This was arrange of a scurry competition in that we were pushing during a extent by to a finish and we finished with a comparatively slight domain behind a sister car. Unfortunately, we had a bit of a opening to Toyota, who deserved this victory. ‘Well done’ to a rivals. A good conflict like this one in a championship is always really special.”

Tom Kristensen (Audi R18 ultra #2): “It was a stirring and discerning race. We knew that we had to give all since we weren’t pushing a hybrid car. Unfortunately, a path times in a second army weren’t utterly adult to Toyota’s. we had dual incidents with GT vehicles. In a initial one, we had to get out of another car’s approach and spun. In a second one, we was pushed onto a grass. Unfortunately, such things occur during times. Except for that, Lucas, Allan and we had a good race.”

Allan McNish (Audi R18 ultra #2): “Congratulations to Toyota on an superb performance. We invested a lot of work in a final integrate of days to give a automobile good balance.  In a race, we achieved a limit probable outcome with this vehicle. For one path we were really discerning though in trade a others simply had an advantage.”

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