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Audi newsletter 2010-07-11

Franchi/Kumpen claim first victory for WRT Belcar: Greg Franchi and Anthony Kumpen celebrated the first victory in the Belcar Series for the W Racing Team (WRT) which was only established at the start of the season. The two Belgians in an Audi...

Franchi/Kumpen claim first victory for WRT

Belcar: Greg Franchi and Anthony Kumpen celebrated the first victory in the Belcar Series for the W Racing Team (WRT) which was only established at the start of the season. The two Belgians in an Audi R8 LMS won the three hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, run in extremely hot temperatures, with an advantage of more two minutes. Their team mates Francois Verbist and Bert Longin took the overall championship lead in the Belcar Series after finishing fourth.

Engman records first victory of the season

JTCC: Celebrations in the Ekstrom Junior Team in the Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship (JTCC) at Falkenberg: Kevin Engman took second place with his Audi A3 in the first race. In the second race he crowned the weekend after recording his first victory of the season. As a result, Mattias Ekstrom's protege jumps up to second place in the standings after four of 14 races.

News bits

Audi factory driver birthdays in July: Tom Kristensen was 43 years old on July 7. More birthdays are on the agenda over the forthcoming days: Katherine Legge is 30 years old on July 12, two days later Mattias Ekstrom celebrates his 32nd birthday and Lucas Luhr is 31 years old on July 22 ... Lucas Luhr contested the Silvretta E-Auto-Rally for Audi and drove the e-tron experimental vehicle based on the Audi R8.

Coming up next week

July 16-18: ADAC GT Masters Assen (NL)
July 17: Endurance Championship Nurburgring (D)

-source: audi

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Series DTM , Le Mans
Drivers Tom Kristensen , Lucas Luhr , Mattias Ekström , Katherine Legge , Anthony Kumpen , Bert Longin , Francois Verbist , Greg Franchi