11/17/2019 Reading Time: 1 min

GT3: FIFTH PLACE IN WORLD CUP

Audi Sport customer racing achieved two fifth places with the Audi R8 LMS in the 2019 FIA GT World Cup in Macau.

Audi R8 LMS on the racetrack

GOOD QUALIFYING

The best Audi Sport driver in qualifying this year was Dries Vanthoor. The Belgian in the Audi R8 LMS of Audi Sport Team WRT entered the qualification race in second position. However, following contact with the guard rail, he retired as early as on lap one. In the main race, he displayed a strong fighting spirit and chased forwards from the 17th and last spot on the grid to eighth position. Kelvin van der Linde was a second Audi Sport driver to lose all chances right in the qualification race when a rival hit him, forcing the South African to retire. In Sunday’s race, he improved from 13th to tenth position.

Christopher Haase

CHRISTOPHER HAASE IN FIFTH POSITION

Team Phoenix Racing with Christopher Haase improved from seventh on the grid to fifth position in the qualification race. A day later, the Audi Sport driver was unable to improve any further in the main race and again crossed the finishing line in fifth place.

WEERTS WAS BEST PRIVATEER

Audi’s best privateer driver was Charles Weerts. In his maiden race in Macau, the 18-year-old Belgian achieved seventh place in the qualification race. Weian Chen from Audi Sport Asia Team TSRT, who debuted in Macau as well, posted 13th position in the main race as his best result of the weekend.

Audi R8 LMS on the racetrack

FIA GT WORLD CUP, RESULTS DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD

Qualification Race

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Race

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FIA GT WORLD CUP

Audi R8 LMS on the racetrack
Audi R8 LMS in the pitlane
Kelvin van der Linde in the cockpit

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