First trophies for a Audi RS 3 LMS on debut

In a second sprint, all 4 Audi drivers avoided a midfield turmoil. From twelfth on a grid, Nathanaël Berthon softened to seventh position, followed by Gilles Magnus and Tom Coronel. On a final of 3 laps, Berthon overtook former universe champion Yvan Muller. So a 32-year-old pro motorist available a best outcome of a weekend for a Audi RS 3 LMS in sixth place. Gilles Magnus won a Trophy sequence in ninth place altogether forward of Tom Coronel. Frédéric Vervisch was forced onto a weed by a aspirant during high speed and late with a shop-worn radiator.

In a FIA WTCR Trophy standings, 21-year-old youth motorist Gilles Magnus leads a margin by one indicate forward of Coronel. After a initial of 8 World Cup rounds, a group and drivers have a three-week mangle before a second turn in Estoril, Portugal.

Audi Sport patron racing has denounced a Audi RS 3 LMS in Feb and is building a new entry-level furloughed automobile in tests and in FIA WTCR races for business around a world. Deliveries will start in a second half of a year. The code has constructed 180 cars of a prototype model, that have clinched 55 titles worldwide from 2017 to date.