Audi motorist Andreas Bakkerud’s furious float onto a podium

Both EKS Audi Sport drivers had done their approach into a final with clever performances in a rough races: group owners Mattias Ekström hold second in a middle standings after a initial day, and won third subordinate as good as a semi-final on Sunday. With consistently good times in a subordinate sessions and a third place in a semi-final, Andreas Bakkerud also done a final. In a wilful competition for a best six, a Norwegian gathering a flawless competition in a prohibited and wet temperatures of over 30 degrees to finish third behind a dual Volkswagen drivers Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg.

“I’m gay about a lectern since a weekend was unequivocally hard. we started in a formidable outward line in all a qualifyings and we did a best together with EKS Audi Sport,” pronounced Bakkerud. “Unfortunately here we were incompetent to kick Volkswagen. But it’s good to contest opposite a world’s best drivers. Congratulations to Johan Kristoffersson, who won a World Championship pretension here with races to spare. I’m looking brazen to a subsequent competition in Buxtehude where I’ll continue to quarrel with Mattias (Ekström), Petter Solberg and Sébastien Loeb for a World Championship runner-up title.”

Mattias Ekström was not totally satisfied: after his feat in a semi-finale, a Swede started a wilful competition from a front row, mislaid profitable seconds after a hold from Timmy Hansen and crossed a finish line in sixth place. After Hansen was given a time penalty, Ekström changed adult to fifth place. “I’m really unhappy that we couldn’t get on a podium, we landed in a wall in a tough fought final and didn’t measure many points,” pronounced Ekström, who is still fortifying second place in a World Championship.

After a outing to a US, Audi travels in second place in a teams’ sequence to Germany, where in usually dual weeks (October 13 – 14) a eleventh and penultimate turn of a deteriorate is hold during a Estering nearby Hamburg.