Sensation roughly successful: Audi drives from 54th place to second place during a Spa 24 Hours

Behind a winner, Audi managed a cohesive group opening in a margin with 7 manufacturers in a tip 10 places and 58 participating motorist teams overall. In further to array 32, 3 other Audi R8 LMS cars finished in a tip ten. Robin Frijns, Dennis Lind and Nico Müller piloted a array 37 automobile from Audi Sport Team WRT. Minor setbacks regularly cost a organisation time: A fuel necessity forced Dennis Lind to make an unscheduled stop in a array line during night, a puncture after interrupted Nico Müller’s rhythm. After a drive-through chastisement in a shutting stages, a group crossed a finish line in fourth place.

Audi Sport Team Saintéloc followed in sixth position. Christopher Haase and Markus Winkelhock, who had won a 2017 competition with a French team, common a cockpit with Patric Niederhauser this time. A drive-through chastisement during a night prevented a softened result. Audi Sport Team Attempto managed a identical good liberation as Audi Sport Team WRT. The tire poker with slicks in a sleet in a second hour of a competition didn’t work out. Instead, Christopher Mies forsaken behind to position 52. Together with Mattia Drudi and Dennis Marschall, a German still softened to ninth position in a march of 22 hours.

In further to a 4 GT sports cars upheld by Audi Sport, 4 of a 5 private R8 LMS cars also crossed a finish line. Attempto Racing’s opening was remarkable: Alex Aka, Max Hofer and Fabien Lavergne were not usually fourth best of 17 teams in a Silver Cup classification. In 15th place overall, they also left countless some-more gifted Pro-Am teams behind. Team WRT finished sixth and eighth in a Silver Cup, while Saintéloc Racing was tenth.

While countless patron teams in Europe and Australia will start a prohibited proviso of their pretension fights in a subsequent few weeks, Audi Sport patron racing’s report includes a 8-hour competition during Indianapolis as a second turn of a Intercontinental GT Challenge usually from Oct 15 to 17. Audi leads a manufacturers standings with a 15-point advantage over Ferrari. Between 2016 and 2018, a code with a 4 rings clinched 5 titles in this usually tellurian GT3 racing series.

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