Adolescent South African driver, Kevin Van Der Linde, has helped Audi secure a platform at the Red Bull Ring to give the Prosperia C. Abt Audi R8 its first ever platform at the Austrian circuit. Van Der Linde (17) and buddy René Rast (27) completed tenth and second in the two one-hour races that made up the fourth adjust of the GT Aces arrangement.
The result for the group adds to their count of platform, which at this phase of the title sees them with six platform completes in eight title races. The group's prior victories in the season brought about a win for Van Der Linde and Rast in the second race in Ochersleben, Germany, to make Van Der Linde the most youthful ever GT Aces victor.
The Prosperia C. Abt Audi's platform complete at the Red Bull Ring saw the group make up 12 spots in the wake of qualifying fourteenth for the second race. This execution was regardless of the way that the Audi is not suited to the high velocity circuit that supports the vast limit American Corvettes and Camaros. Both races were won by the 5,2-liter V8 Callaway Chevrolet Corvette of British driver Oliver Gavin (41) and German Daniel Keilwitz (24). Van Der Linde, the ruling European Volkswagen Scirocco R-Mug champion and South African Engine Sportsman of the year, lauded his group for comes about that saw the group boost their autos potential under troublesome circumstances.
Audi's fourth adjust results see them take the title lead at the season's part of the way point with future circuits more qualified to the littler limit Audi. The group heads the title with 120 focuses nearly took after by 110 focuses for the Porsche 911 Gt3 R of Holland's Jaap van Lagen (37) who has had three distinctive co-drivers throughout the season.
The following round of the title happens at the Slovakia Ring in Slovakia on the ninth and tenth of August