Sunday, December 29, 2013

Weekend Round Up - Audi Motorsport Blog (28-29/12/2013)

By Johan Laubscher

1. The Weekend

Focussing on the weekend of 28 - 29 December 2013

2. The Events

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The 2013 motorsport season has come to an end and the last week of December and 2013 did not see any events. It may be the off-season, but all the teams are very busy preparing for the upcoming 2014 season.

2.1. Happy Holidays

Many of the Audi teams and related Audi media shared holiday greetings this week. We have included a selection of the Audi motorsport related social media "season’s greetings" images in this week’s Audi Motorsport Blog Weekend Round Up:

2.2. Other Audi News

Audi Sport released a 2013 wallpaper on Thursday along the wording of: “A successful motorsport season 2013 for Audi Sport.” The wallpaper includes the #2 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro that won the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours, the #19 Audi Sport Team Phoenix Audi RS 5 DTM of DTM champion Mike Rockenfeller and the #24 Audi R8 GRAND-AM of Alex Job Racing that won the 2013 Daytona 24 hours GT class. It was shared via the official Audi Sport Facebook page. The original wallpaper can be downloaded HERE.

Audi Sport Communication / Media

Audi Sport also released an animated Christmas video on Sunday last week. The video includes the #2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro and an Audi RS 5 DTM race car, which alternated between the liveries of the eight 2013 Audi DTM entries. The video an be seen HERE.

Audi Sport Communication / Media

Audi Taiwan’s Audi R8 LMS race car was on display at the Taipei International Auto Show this week. It was part of the official Audi Taiwan display.

This Audi R8 LMS competed three times in Taiwan during 2013. It was seen in action at Penbay International Circuit during round two of the Option Cup and round three of the Taiwan Speed Festival, when it won both events. It was also seen at the season-ending TSF Asia All Star Challenge.

Jeffrey Lee was also at the show. The regular J-Fly Racing driver was behind the wheel of this Audi R8 LMS and many others during 2013.

3. Next Weekend’s events (4-5/01/2014)

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We at the Audi Motorsport Blog wish everyone Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year. Bring on 2014!

The Audi Motorsport Blog team

All photos are hosted at their respective websites, which are listed within the Weekend Round Up