Monday, April 21, 2014

V de V: AB Sport Auto Audi R8 LMS class pole and victory at Le Mans

By Johan Laubscher

The French V de V Endurance Series headed to Le Mans this weekend, hosting a three hour race on the Bugatti Circuit.

AB Sport Auto fielded their #45 Audi R8 LMS, the only Audi on the gird this weekend.  Their R8 LMS was driven by Franck Thybaud, Maxime Jousse and Thierry Proust.

They qualified fourth overall, taking pole position in the GTV-2 class for older FIA GT3 machinery. By the end of the race the AB Sport Auto had maintained fourth overall and took another GTV-2 class victory. 

Round three will be held at Paul Ricard, 30 May to 1 June.

Photo credit: Audi Communications - Motorsport