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Quarta, 08 Maio 2019 09:37 | Actualizado em Quarta, 21 Outubro 2020 15:36

Frustration in England, satisfaction in Germany

  • Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe outing at Brands Hatch marred with incidents, Davies-Gamble and Weerts-Mies take best result, with a 6th place each
  • Good pace and solid performance at DTM debut in Hockenheim, Pietro Fittipaldi scores first DTM point for team WRT in Race 1

It definitely was a contrasting weekend for Team WRT. While the Audis R8 LMS of the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT lived a frustrating weekend in Brands Hatch for the opening round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe series, WRT Team Audi Sport had a very positive and encouraging debut in the DTM at Hockenheim, with the Audi RS 5 DTM of the Belgian squad scoring its first point in the terribly demanding series.

Changing weather conditions and incidents brought to poor qualifying at Brands Hatch, a handicap difficult to overcome in the British narrow track. The races will bring more frustration and reach climax with three cars of the team out of Race 2 in the early stages. At the end, thee cars made it to the points with 6th twice as best results, for Shae Davies-Tom Gamble (Race 1) and Christopher Mies-Charles Weerts ( Race 2).

At Hockenheim, WRT Team Audi Sport lived a much encouraging maiden weekend in the DTM, which yielded a first point, thanks to P10 of Pietro Fittipaldi, a result that could have even been better, as both the Brazilian and Jonathan Aberdein proved good pace and visited the Top-10 during both races. Being a rookie team in such a competitive series, though, entails having to learn many strings… 

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