Victories for Audi in FIA WTCR and ADAC GT Masters

Audi R8 LMS GT3

Two wins during Zandvoort: The Audi R8 LMS was unbeatable during a third eventuality of a 2021 ADAC GT Masters in a Netherlands. On a revamped Zandvoort circuit with a severe new banked corner, Audi Sport’s patron teams showed clever performances as early as in qualifying. Swiss highwayman Ricardo Feller cumulative stick position for himself and team-mate Christopher Mies in a initial subordinate event during a final minute. The 21-year-old Feller gathering a start in Saturday’s initial race, set a fastest path time and handed over his cockpit to Audi Sport motorist Mies on a 17th lap. The German returned to a lane in second place though a now heading Lamborghini group had done a mistake. It perceived a chastisement and forsaken back. Christopher Mies and Ricardo Feller deservedly clinched a initial feat of a deteriorate in a ADAC GT Masters for Audi and for Team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport with a lead of 2.6 seconds. There was no approach around a Audi R8 LMS on Sunday either. Audi Sport motorist Dries Vanthoor from Belgium had cumulative grid position one for Team WRT and pulled divided from pursuer Raffaele Marciello in a AMG-Mercedes by roughly dual seconds in a initial half of a race. Fellow Audi Sport motorist Charles Weerts took over a Audi during a array stop and didn’t let a reserve automobile duration disquiet his stroke either. By a time he crossed a finish line, he had outdistanced a Mercedes-AMG chasers by 3.9 seconds. After 3 of 7 events, Mies and Feller are a best Audi drivers in a margin in third place in a standings. Likewise, Montaplast by Land-Motorsport is in third position in a group standings. Only 6 points apart a tip 3 of a 19 outfits in a field. 

Championship lead after dual lectern finishes: Phoenix Racing took a championship lead in a Speed Trophy on a fifth foe weekend of a Nürburgring Endurance Series. Ernst Moser’s group scored a lectern outcome with a Audi R8 LMS in both four-hour races on Saturday and Sunday during a double weekend. Vincent Kolb and Audi Sport motorist Frank Stippler forsaken from position dual to fifth in a initial foe after a bad start, though held adult again in a march of a race. In a end, Kolb fought a fascinating duel with Mercedes-AMG motorist Adam Christodoulou for second place, mislaid some time when lapping other competitors and in a finish had to acknowledge better by usually 5 seconds. After finishing third on Saturday, Kolb again intent in a stirring duel in a shutting stages on Sunday, this time with BMW motorist Christian Krognes. After 29 laps, Kolb crossed a finish line in second place. The highwayman motorist from Frankfurt so distinguished a lectern outcome with teammate Frank Stippler for a third time in a row. Phoenix Racing has so taken a lead in a Speed Trophy forward of 29 other teams. After 6 of 9 races on a Nordschleife, a private Audi squad’s lead over a second-placed BMW Junior Team is 28 points. At a same time, Vincent Kolb leads a SP9 Pro class. Privateers Patrick Kolb and Lorenzo Rocco di Torrepadula from Car Collection Motorsport are heading a SP9 Pro-Am category with another Audi R8 LMS.

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