Third podium result for Audi Sport in 2019 FIA WTCR

Gordon Shedden, who had harvested points at all three races of the opening round in Morocco, looked on track to claim more points in Hungary. Putting in a spirited charge, the Scot from Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport went home empty-handed from the second round: The three-time BTCC champion had taken up the race from 25th on the grid and was running in eleventh place when he was shunted from the track by a tough maneuver and had to retire. Thus, Shedden earned no points in Hungary. The newcomer Niels Langeveld also had no chance to claim points – 18th place in the third race on the Hungaroring was the best result for the Dutchman.

“Last year, Hungary was our toughest weekend with our drivers earning only 17 points between them,” said Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “Our harvest of 54 points in 2019 was more than three times better. And the milestone of now 20 podium finishes for the Audi RS 3 LMS in just over a year is remarkable in such a fiercely competitive series as the FIA WTCR.” 

In just two weeks, the world cup will be held on the Slovakiaring, with the fourth event contested a week later in Zandvoort, Netherlands. 

Additional information

Basic information Audi Sport customer racing 2019 including driver biographies
2019 FIA WTCR Media Booklet
2019 FIA WTCR photos 
2019 FIA WTCR results

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