Audi Sport Team Land is fielding a competition automobile with Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase/Kelvin outpost der Linde/Christopher Mies (D/ZA/D). Audi Sport Team WRT is roving to America with Audi bureau motorist Robin Frijns (NL), Audi Sport drivers Dries Vanthoor (B) and Markus Winkelhock (D), and Stuart Leonard/Sheldon outpost der Linde/Alex Riberas (GB/ZA/E). Title defender Markus Winkelhock and his compatriot Christopher Haase are now trailing a front runners in a standings by 18 points. 25 points are awarded for victory. In a manufacturers’ classification, Audi is distant from Mercedes-AMG by a nine-point gap. Each code can still measure a limit of 43 points. In a array that has been hold given 2016, Audi with a drivers remained dominant in a manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications for dual uninterrupted years.
In further to a GT3 sports cars, a GT4 difficulty and a TCR difficulty are enhancing a California 8 Hours this year. Seven marques are represented in a GT4 margin for production-based sports cars. The dual patron teams GMG Racing and Rearden Racing rest on a Audi R8 LMS GT4. GMG Racing group principal and motorist James Sofronas is pity a cockpit with Jason Bell and Andrew Davis. Sofronas, given August, has won 3 drivers’ titles and a teams’ pretension in a Pirelli World Challenge with a Audi R8 LMS GT4. They noted a initial championship wins of Audi Sport patron racing’s many new competition automobile that subsequently won titles in a European Championship and in France as well. Team Rearden Racing is fielding dual of these competition cars and has sealed a motorist pairings of Jeff Kearl/Vesko Kozarov and Jeff Burton/Jessica Burton/James Burke. Finally, Team M1GT Racing is putting an Audi RS 3 LMS for Walt Bowlin/Jerimy Daniel/Lars Viljoen on a grid. The TCR competition automobile won a difficulty in North America in a Pirelli World Challenge in 2017. In 2018, it won a TCR sequence in a IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.
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