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Nurburgring Update #1

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Success so far for the Audi R8 LMS cars. The sun has gone down over zee Deutschland and the darkness finds the the R8’s in the following positions:

Audi R8 LMS #99 – 1st Place

Abt R8 LMS #97 – 4th Place

Audi R8 LMS #96 – 5th Place

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Some of the challenges faced by the Audis thus far was that R8 #98 was penalized 3 minutes for ignoring a yellow-flag warning just after the start of the race. During it’s first stint, with Ekstrom behind the wheel when they began to have problems and had to pull off the road in Quiddelbacher Höhe before eventually making his way back to the pits – we’re working to find out the status of #100 and what caused the problems for Ekstrom.

All in all, so far so good, though we’re not even half way through the race yet and this is a race of attrition, not necessarily position. The 3 Audis in the top 5 are dueling with some Porsche GT3’s and the evil looking Ford GT. Live feed on top cars in the field can be found here – you may need to check the box for English at the top right.

Stay tuned for more!