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Motorsport News Roundup: GT Racing and Audi Sport customer racing


ADAC GT Masters: Victory for Wackerbauer and van der Linde
[source: Audi Sport]
Stefan Wackerbauer and Kelvin van der Linde celebrated their first victory of the season at the sixth race weekend of the ADAC GT Masters at the Sachsenring. The German-South African duo in the Audi R8 LMS ultra of Team C. Abt Racing clinched victory in race two after starting from position four on the grid and crossed the finish line only 0.6 seconds ahead of their immediate rivals. In the first heat, Wackerbauer and van der Linde had retired following contact with another car.

 

Championnat de France GT: Sébastian Loeb Racing Celebrates Victory and Podium at Magny Cours
[source: Audi Sport]
A successful weekend for the Audi customer team Sébastien Loeb Racing on the fifth race weekend of the French GT Championship at Magny-Cours: Philippe Gaillard, David Hallyday and Mike Parisy in the #3 Audi R8 LMS ultra took their second victory of the season in Sunday’s race after starting from pole position. The day before, Christian Bottemanne, Christophe Hamon and Lonni Martins in the #5 Audi R8 LMS had clinched third place for the team of the record World Rally Champion.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: Skeen on Podium
[source: Audi Sport]
Audi driver Mike Skeen achieved a podium place in the Pirelli World Challenge round at Sonoma (California). The runner-up in the 2014 season finished race one in third place in his Audi R8 LMS ultra of Team CRP Racing.

 

STT: Two Audi Drivers on Podium
[source: Audi Sport]
On the fourth race weekend of the Spezial Tourenwagen Trophy (STT) at the Sachsenring, two Audi drivers achieved podium places in Class 2. In race one, Berthold Gruhn in an Audi R8 LMS ultra took third place. In the second race, Andreas Schmidt, also in an Audi R8 LMS ultra, clinched second place. Gruhn finished third again.

 

V de V Endurance Series: Podium Success for AB Sport Auto
[source: Audi Sport]
The French Audi customer team AB Sport Auto in round five of the V de V Endurance Series season at Le Castellet clinched a podium result in its class. Franck Thybaud and Thierry Proust finished the four-hour race in the Audi R8 LMS in third place in the GTV2 class ahead of their team-mates Eric van de Vyver/Tiziano Carugati/Michel Wegelin.

 

 

 

 

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