Audi Wants To Defend Titles In Finale At Laguna Seca

source: Audi Sport

  • Drivers’ and manufacturers’ classifications in Intercontinental GT Challenge still undecided before season finale in California
  • Currently two teams with three Audi R8 LMS cars and nine drivers on the grid

Before the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) in California from October 26 to 28, Audi Sport customer racing has determined driver and team lineups: Two of the three Audi R8 LMS cars entered so far will be fielded by Vincent Vosse’s Team WRT. Wolfgang Land’s squad will compete in the California 8 Hours with another GT3 sports car of the brand.

Audi Sport Team WRT will be on the grid with Dutch Audi factory driver

from the DTM, title defender Markus Winkelhock and his Belgian fellow Audi Sport driver Dries Vanthoor. A second Audi R8 LMS of the Belgian team will be shared by the Briton Stuart Leonard, the up-and-coming South African driver Sheldon van der Linde and the Spaniard Alex Riberas. The Audi R8 LMS of Audi Sport Team Land will be driven by the two German Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase and Christopher Mies. Audi Sport driver Kelvin van der Linde will complete this lineup. The South African won last year’s race together with Winkelhock.