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Strong weekend for Audi Sport during Daytona

After Audi Sport patron racing had won a GTD category during a Daytona 24-hour competition in 2013 and 2016, a Audi R8 LMS was again rival during a 2020 using of a long-distance classical in Florida (USA). Starting a competition from sixth on a grid, a Audi R8 LMS run by WRT Speedstar Audi Sport, hold a position in a tip organisation of a class, that represented a largest fortuitous on a grid with 18 vehicles.

From a ninth hour, a #88 Audi R8 LMS was on a solid march for a lectern place and took a lead of a category for a initial time shortly after a median mark. An extended array stop to change a stop pads and contacts with competitors cost a group changed seconds.

“The final proviso of this sparkling 24-hour competition was really intense,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “The fast continue conditions and few counsel phases authorised an scarcely high gait during a race. To make it onto a lectern is a good achievement. When we come so tighten to feat we competence wish for more. But we can be unapproachable of third place.”

“I am unapproachable and happy,” pronounced Mirko Bortolotti, who gathering a final stint. “Many interjection to a whole Audi Sport patron racing team, WRT Speedstar Audi Sport and my teammates. They all did a illusory job. We were in a lead several times, mislaid it, fought a approach behind and got all out of a car. Unfortunately we couldn’t quarrel for feat in a end, though we’ll be back.”