Audi in WEC opener at Silverstone on second and third rows of the grid
- Difficult qualifying conditions in changeable weather
- Tom Kristensen/Loïc Duval third in best Audi R18 e-tron quattro
- Benoît Tréluyer thrown back due to software error
At the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone, Audi experienced a turbulent qualifying session in which changeable weather made a precise tire choice impossible. In the end, the session resulted in grid positions three and five for Audi.