First Podium For Audi Sport Driver Niels Langeveld in FIA WTCR

source: Audi Sport

  • Comtoyou Team Audi Sport finishes runner-up in Japan
  • Ryuichiro Tomita best wild card driver on Suzuka weekend
  • Unfavorable grid positions prevent better results in races 2 and 3

On the eighth race weekend of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Japan, Audi Sport driver Niels Langeveld celebrated his so far best result. The Dutchman from Comtoyou Team Audi Sport led the first race at Suzuka after the start and went on to finish runner-up. In the second and third races, Jean-Karl Vernay from Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport as the best driver of an Audi RS 3 LMS still scored two spots in the top ten in spite of unfavorable grid positions.