Recognition for Frank Stippler: The Audi Sport campaigner was presented with a trophy on the occasion of the annual awards ceremony for the winners of the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. The 42-year-old professional driver, one of the first contenders in a cockpit at Audi Sport customer racing, received the award for the best-placed SP9 GT3 campaigner of the series. In total, 878 drivers scored points this year in various classes in Germany’s most popular club sport racing series.
Audi Sport customer racing
Christopher Haase drives Audi RS 5 Coupé: Christopher Haase is now on the road in an Audi RS 5 Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 8.7 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 197 g/km; efficiency class: E. Figures on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions and efficiency classes given in ranges depend on the tire/wheel set used). The Audi Sport driver received his new “company car” on November 21. Powered by 450 hp, the RS 5 Coupé accelerates in 3.9 seconds to 100 km/h and achieves a top speed of 250 km/h. The 30-year-old professional race driver won the Spa 24 Hours in the Audi R8 LMS for the first time this year and finished the Intercontinental GT Challenge as runner-up.
Dates for the next weeks
01–03/12 Thunderhill (USA), 25 Hours of Thunderhill
01–03/12 Fuji (J), round 2, Asian Le Mans Series