Saturday, September 6, 2014

Barcelona 24 Hours: Fifth place for Simpson Motorsport Audi R8 LMS in qualifying

By Tarek Ramchani

Circuit Catalunya is hosting the 2014 edition of the Barcelona 24 Hours race this weekend. A single Audi car is entering the Spanish endurance race from Simpson Motorsport

The #39 Audi R8 LMS driven by Peter Cook, Frank Pelle, Alain Ferté and Philippe Illiano qualified in a strong fifth place overall with a time of 1:52.642. The British customer Audi team is competing in the A6 class for FIA GT3 cars.

Overall pole position went to the #4 Ferrari 458 GT3 from Scuderia Praha. The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 from Hofor Racing was second. The #32 Ferrari 458 GT3 from Kessel Racing was third.

Barcelona 24 Hours qualifying results can be seen here.

Photo credit: 24H Series