Audi wins first WEC round at Silverstone
- Victory and lead of the standings for Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer
- Audi Sport Team Joest celebrates 16th race victory in the FIA WEC
- Debut win for Audi’s most efficient LMP1 race car
Audi managed an opening round in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) that was made to measure. Following a riveting battle with Porsche at Silverstone, the new Audi R18 won at its first fielding in a race. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) secured pole position on Saturday and celebrated victory with a 46-second advantage on Sunday.