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10/19/12
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Showdown at Shanghai: Audi drivers battle for title at WEC finale

Showdown at Shanghai: Audi drivers battle for title at WEC finale
Suspense through to the end: At the finale of the FIA Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai, China, on October 28, two Audi driver teams will be battling for the world champion’s title. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer, last and this year’s Le Mans winners with Audi, improved their chances of clinching the title when they finished the round in Japan as the runners-up. They are 16.5 points ahead of their team-mates Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish.
  • Drivers’ World Championship to be decided in China
  • Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer are 16.5 points ahead of Kristensen/McNish
  • Audi R8 LMS Cup to be held as part of supporting program

Suspense through to the end: At the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai, China, on October 28, two Audi driver teams will be battling for the world champion’s title. 32,000 fans most recently witnessed a close battle for victory in Japan. 11.223 seconds separated Audi and challenger Toyota when the cars saw the checkered flag at the Fuji 6 Hours. With that, the seventh round of the season delivered the closest result to date in the competition between the two automobile manufacturers.

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