Audi Wins 2013 World Endurance Championship

Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 30, 2013– Audi accomplished the year in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain in 2nd location. The World Championship staff needed to obtain 2nd area within this period finishing nationality to profess the World Championship for the year.

World Endurance Championship

< a href=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8512.png" >< img course= "alignleft size-full wp-image-3295" alt= "World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8512.png "distance =" 670 "elevation =" 447 "/ > Just just before the competition’s median, Audi Sport Team Joest was actually in an appealing placement in the ultimate 6-hour competition from the year. Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish( F/DK/GB) in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro, along with a room from approximately 15 secs, were actually operating within striking range from the leading Toyota. For the very first opportunity in 23 competitions which the different Audi R18 variations have actually completed due to the fact that 2011, a technical defect protected against the Audi R18 off finishing the competition.

< a href= "https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8515-1.png" >< img training class=" alignleft size-full wp-image-3292" alt=" World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8515-1.png" distance=" 670 "elevation=" 379"/ > Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish gained the drivers’ World Endurance Championship, observing their Audi colleagues Marcel Fässler/ André Lotterer/Beno ît Tréluyer, which were actually the preliminary World Champions in the brand-new Audi R18’s in 2014. Audi’s twelfth triumph in the Le Mans 24 Hours, the l lth effectiveness at the Sebring 12 Hours stored as aspect of the American Le Mans Series, the triumph at the tradition-steeped ‘Tourist Trophy’ at Silverstone plus 5 certifying greatest attend the WEC finished the tally. Moreover, Audi gained the motorists’ headline in the DTM this year along with Mike Rockenfeller and also the group classification along with Audi Sport Team Phoenix.

World Endurance Championship

< a href =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8505.png" >< img course=" alignleft size-full wp-image-3291" alt =" World Endurance Championship" src =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8505.png" distance =" 670" elevation=" 448 "/ > Audi’s auto racing period for 2013 ends today, however the team has actually presently started to intensively prepare yourself for 2014. That is actually when a successfully brand new compilation from dashing policies, awarding best performance, will certainly get into lead to the WEC. Audi is actually developing a totally new racecar for this that are going to make its own automotive racing introducing in the WEC time opener at Silverstone on April TWENTY, 2014.

Closing Race Quotes:

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “We are our experts are actually incredibly satisfied along with. Our team were actually successful at the World Endurance Championship as well as the Le Mans 24 Hours and also revealed great ethnicities. A R18 e-tron quattro resigned along with a technical problem for the first opportunity in its own final nationality from all ethnicities.

< a href =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8509.png" >< img course=" alignleft size-full wp-image-3290" alt =" World Endurance Championship" src =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8509.png" distance=" 670 "elevation =" 447"/ > Chris Reinke( Head from LMP):” Our experts’re reflecting on a definitely strong year. As was our purpose, our experts will possess desired another results, so our experts got 2nd place in Bahrain. The only retired lifespan from an R18 for a technical need to time remarkably displays just how recognized our team could be from all the efficiencies this nationality auto has in fact been actually providing.”

Ralf Jüttner (Technical Director Audi Sport Team Joest): “This was actually a best-selling time for Audi as well as for Audi Sport Team Joest. The final ethnicity carries out certainly not completely fit the image. Toyota has in fact helped make an action ahead of time in the previous 2 ethnicities.”

Marcel Fässler (Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 1): “Naturally, our company will absolutely have actually just liked to have actually succeeded this competition likewise nevertheless the competitors was actually quite sturdy today. Our experts enhanced our approach throughout the training program from the competition and also I owned 2 assignments on one collection from tires. Regrettably, the outcome had not been the ways our company had in fact wanted for because the tire grasp had actually broken down through the side.

< a href =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8496.png" >< img course =" alignleft size-full wp-image-3296 "alt =" World Endurance Championship "src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8496.png" size= "670 "elevation= "448"/ > André Lotterer( Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 1 ): “Our company attempted to use less fuel today. Towards finalization from the ethnicity leaving behind website traffic was actually uncommonly demanding. On each tour, there were actually slower cars in particularly the locations where you the very least required all of them to be actually.

Benoît Tréluyer( Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 1): “This was actually an actually challenging ethnicity today. On new tires, the auto was actually easier to steer. With each other our experts’ve experienced a wonderful time.

Loïc Duval (Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 2): “As foreseed, a challenging competition along with Toyota had location. This was actually an actively interesting nationality.

< a href=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi-WEC-2013.png" >< img course =" alignleft size-full wp-image-3293 "alt =" World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi-WEC-2013.png" size=" 670" elevation =" 318"/ > Tom Kristensen (Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 2): “All the developers, specialists as well as various other attendees from the team worked fantastic throughout this year if you want to prep these superb cars for our team. Our company will undoubtedly have actually preferred to award all of them along with an extra wonderful success in the final ethnicity. Up till our cars and truck’s retired life, our team presented all of them as well as the observers a wonderful battle.”

Allan McNish (Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 2): “Loïc Duval, Tom Kristensen as well as I possessed a fantastic appearance. Our team secured all the amazing excellence, starting at Silverstone, and also later on at the Le Mans 24 Hours, Austin as well as, at some point, the very early headline increase: An excellent result for Audi Sport. Just when I was actually prepping to secure in to the car for my initial job, the info arrived that our ethnicity was actually above.
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< a href=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8512.png" >< img course= "alignleft size-full wp-image-3295" alt= "World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8512.png "distance =" 670 "elevation =" 447 "/ > Just just before the competition’s seat, Audi Sport Team Joest was actually in an appealing posture in the ultimate 6-hour competition from the year.< a href= "https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8515-1.png" >< img training class=" alignleft size-full wp-image-3292" alt=" World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8515-1.png" size=" 670 "elevation=" 379"/ > Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish succeeded the vehicle drivers’ World Endurance Championship, observing their Audi allies Marcel Fässler/ André Lotterer/Beno ît Tréluyer, which were actually the first World Champions in the company brand-new Audi R18’s final year.< a href =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8505.png" >< img training class=" alignleft size-full wp-image-3291" alt =" World Endurance Championship" src =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8505.png" size =" 670" elevation=" 448 "/ > Audi’s auto racing period for 2013 ends today, however the team has actually currently started to intensively acquire all set for 2014.< a href =" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8496.png" >< img course =" alignleft size-full wp-image-3296 "alt =" World Endurance Championship "src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi_motorsport-131130-8496.png" distance= "670 "elevation= "448"/ > André Lotterer( Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 1 ): “Our company made an effort to use less gasoline today.< a href=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi-WEC-2013.png" >< img course =" alignleft size-full wp-image-3293 "alt =" World Endurance Championship" src=" https://secureservercdn.net/192.169.220.223/7fb.496.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/670-audi-WEC-2013.png" distance=" 670" elevation =" 318"/ > Tom Kristensen (Audi R18 e-tron quattro # 2): “All the professionals, service technicians as well as various other individuals from the team worked wonderful throughout this year in purchase to prep these exceptional cars for our company.

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