Emotional WEC finale for Audi at São Paulo
- Tom Kristensen celebrates widely recognized farewell with podium result
- Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer are runners-up in the championship
- Audi surrenders constructors’ title for the first time after two years as World Champions
Audi was pleased to finish the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on a positive note. The brand with the four rings achieved its sixth podium result of the season at São Paulo with Tom Kristensen securing another trophy in his last race as a pro. Audi closed the year in second place of the manufacturers’ standings, while Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) took second place in the drivers’ championship. Following a remarkable recovery, the trio in the number 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro battled its way forwards from the last to fifth place.