Audi Motorsport Newsletter 37/2015

Audi Sport Italia runner-up in a Championship

In a culmination of a Italian GT Championship during Mugello, Audi Sport Italia in a fiercely rival margin done adult of 8 opposite marques cumulative a runner-up’s mark in a manufacturers’ classification. The substructure for this success was laid by a Italian motorist twin Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli in a Audi R8 LMS ultra with feat in foe one. The #7 sports automobile started a second foe from stick position. In a end, Amici/Mapelli notched adult another lectern success in second place. Dindo Capello (I) and Emanuele Zonzini (RSM) in a sister automobile dull off a certain result, as a pairing achieved third place in foe two.

VLN: New Audi R8 LMS in second place

Podium success for Twin Busch Motorsport in turn 9 of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. For a initial time, a Audi patron organisation had fielded a new Audi R8 LMS together with Audi Sport patron racing in sequence to ready for a commitments designed for 2016. From position 4 on a grid, Dennis and Marc Busch together with Marc Basseng modernized to second place.

Drivers’ pretension in New Zealand

Audi Sport patron racing organisation International Motorsport clinched an altogether drivers’ pretension during a deteriorate culmination of a ASKO South Island Endurance Series during Timaru International Motor Raceway in New Zealand. Neil Foster piloted a team’s Audi R8 LMS ultra to fourth place in a one-hour foe and won a altogether ASKO One Hour Race Series drivers’ title.

Audi Management Board Members attend DTM finale

Rupert Stadler, Chairman of a Board of Management of AUDI AG, and Dietmar Voggenreiter, a new Member of Audi’s Management Board for Sales and Marketing from Nov 1, attended a DTM culmination during Hockenheim on Sunday. Also on a bulletin was a assembly with their associate government house members from BMW and Mercedes-Benz to set a destiny march for a DTM in critical areas.

Prominent athletes revisit Audi

The DTM culmination during Hockenheim again enticed distinguished athletes from other disciplines to revisit a foe lane this year. Among those speckled during a Audi Lounge were Andreas Raelert, who only recently took second place in a 2015 Iron Man foe in Hawaii, soccer pro Martin Stranzl (Borussia Mönchengladbach), freestyle skier Daniel Bohnacker and Johannes Rydzek, a 2015 Nordic Combination World Champion. World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier and Formula One youngster Max Verstappen kept their fingers crossed for a Audi foe drivers during Hockenheim as well.

TV horde Julia Josten presents Audi drivers

Julia Josten, a eminent TV host, presented a Audi drivers from a DTM to fans during a Hockenheim paddock. On Saturday and Sunday, spectators had an event to get reason of autographs from all 8 Audi drivers in front of a Audi Team Media Hospitality. At a same time, a desirable TV pro coaxed an intriguing matter here and there from a DTM stars.

Audi A5 DTM preference meets Audi RS 5 DTM

Fitting a DTM finale, Audi presented a Audi A5 DTM selection* special book indication that was showcased during a Hockenheim paddock in front of a Audi Team Media Hospitality alongside an Audi RS 5 DTM. Audi has singular a array of a A5 DTM preference to 50 vehicles. The coupé is a third DTM special book indication by a code with a 4 rings.

Ceremonial handover of Audi Sport TT Cup trophy

The prize for a pretension leader in a Audi Sport TT Cup was handed over to Heinz Hollerweger, Managing Director of quattro GmbH, in a rite hold on a arise of a deteriorate culmination during Hockenheim. 60 apprentices of Audi in Neckarsulm had spent some 250 operative hours on conceptualizing and creation a trophy. The cup, that is 72 centimeters high and weighs 15 kilograms, was crafted from an aluminum retard with a weight of about 30 kilograms. Following a final turn on Sunday, a masterpiece altered hands on being presented to a initial altogether leader in a Audi one-make cup, Jan Kisiel.

Rally stars revisit Audi Sport TT Cup

At a deteriorate culmination of a Audi Sport TT Cup, one star from a convene stage followed right after a other. Michèle Mouton, a 1982 World Championship runner-up in a Audi quattro, in her purpose as President of a FIA Women in Motorsport Commission, visited a dual womanlike TT Cup drivers Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky and Gosia Rdest. In further to a 1984 World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist, a three-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier swung by a Audi Sport TT Cup paddock. The mint Champion in VW’s occupy was apparently tender by a 310-hp Cup foe cars and supposing some of a guest drivers with profitable tips for their runs in a Audi one-make cup.

Belgian Audi Club visits Alexis outpost de Poele

A debate on a route of a Audi R8*: A organisation from a Belgian Audi Club visited a engine dialect of a Audi plant in Neckarsulm final week. Other stops enclosed a new Audi R8 bureau during Böllinger Höfe in Heilbronn, a workshops of Audi Sport patron racing and a Audi Forum in Neckarsulm. The dual races of a Audi Sport TT Cup during Hockenheim, where a guest from Belgium quite kept their fingers crossed for their bar member Alexis outpost de Poele, noted one of a highlights of a tour.

Motorsport aptitude on Family Day

Racing aptitude on a Family Day hold during Audi’s plant in Brussels: In further to information and journey projects of a several departments, a some-more than 8,000 visitors got to see demonstrations by a Belgian Audi Club Team WRT. The organisation of a Audi patron organisation that won a 24-hour foe during a Nürburgring in 2015 demonstrated a array stop on a Audi R8 LMS ultra.

André Lotterer wins in Japan

A widespread foe weekend by André Lotterer: The Audi bureau motorist won in a penultimate turn of a Super Formula during Sugo in Japan, his adopted home. In a sixth of 7 races of a season, a three-time Le Mans leader started from stick position. After 68 laps on a 3.704-kilometer Sportsland Sugo track, Lotterer available an advantage of some-more than 20 seconds. Following his feat in a opening foe during Suzuka, this noted his second win in a fiercely rival Japanese single-seater racing array this season.