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09/03/16
Ingolstadt/Mexico City
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Audi second in turbulent race in Mexico

WEC Mexico 2016
Audi R18 (2016) #7 (Audi Sport Team Joest), Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer
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Audi showed a strong battle in round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following Audi’s pole position, both Audi R18 cars took turns leading the race in Mexico in the early stage. Car number 8, however, lost more than 30 minutes after suffering damage at the end of the third hour. The number 7 sister car recovered from fifth to second place following some setbacks.

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