Rallycross: initial abroad turn for EKS Audi Sport

Detailed improvements to a cessation and engine of a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro valid viable in tests during Höljes and Riga. Now they are dictated to support a dual Audi drivers, Mattias Ekström and Andreas Bakkerud, in a season’s initial abroad spin as well. The travel circuit in a Franco-Canadian city of Trois-Rivières 125 km north-east of Montreal has done for many fantastic scenes in new years. “Canada has a longest loyal of a deteriorate on that we’re some-more than 200 km/h fast,” says Audi bureau motorist Mattias Ekström, who views braking in front of a successive spin as a loyal challenge: “It’s a genuine humdinger since we arrive there during such high speed. we like a lane even nonetheless we haven’t scored large time there yet.” Ekström suffered a lot of set-back in his prior rounds in Canada. Having started there 3 times, he done it into a culmination usually once. The Swede’s best outcome was sixth place in a 2015 season.

His teammate, Andreas Bakkerud, is roving to Canada as a runner-up in a World RX and has been on lectern once during Trois-Rivières, in 2016. “Even so, we haven’t unequivocally unbarred all a track’s secrets,” a Audi motorist admits. “Confirming my speed from a season’s initial 6 races in Canada will be no meant feat. After a four-week break, I’m now all dismissed adult again to competition another race. we know that EKS has always been quick during Trois-Rivières.”

For a initial time, a competition on Sunday (August 5) will be promote live from Canada starting during 8.45 PM (CEST) by SPORT1. The TV channel has cumulative a disdainful FIA World Rallycross Championship broadcasting rights for Germany, Austria and Switzerland adult to and including 2019. Online, a sports channel will start live streaming of a eventuality on sport1.de during 8 PM (CEST).