Thursday, October 30, 2014

RCCO: 1-2 victory for Audi Team tv racing at the ADAC Hansa City Cup

By Johan Laubscher

The ninth round of the 2014 rallye racing Carrera Cup (RCCO) Slotcar Championship was the ADAC Hansa City Cup held at ADAC Hansa on Wednesday.

Audi Team tv racing again entered three Audi R8 LMS ultra slotcars. The #1 Schaeffler R8 LMS ultra was piloted by Thomas Voigt, alongside his teammates Jan Hennen (#55 Audi) and Mathias Mayer (#77 Audi).

Qualifying concluded with eighth place for Thomas Voigt and tenth for Jan Hennen.

The Audi Team tv racing duo performed very well during the races and finished the evening with a 1-2 result. Reigning champion, Thomas Voigt, took victory ahead of Jan Hennen. It was Voigt’s hundredth victory in the series.

This 1-2 result has also elevated the Audi Team tv racing drivers into the top two positions in the championship points. Thomas Voigt now leads the standings with a margin of nine points over Hennen.

Voigt 172 (Audi Team tv racing)
Hennen 163 (Audi Team tv racing)
Waschow 156
Hedden 141
Müller 140
Stüdemann 139
Bäumler 133

More Audi slotcar teams also took part, including Audi R8 LMS Cup cars and EKSRX Audi S1 rallycross cars.

The results can be seen HERE.

More photos from the event can be seen HERE.

For more information about the rallye racing Carrera Cup (RCCO) Slotcar Championship please visit their official Facebook page HERE.

Slotcar racing is a very popular sport amongst many of the Audi Sport personnel, many of whom take part in this series. It is always great to see Audis competing in motorsport, including the world of slotcar racing.

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