Subject: Audi Sport TT Cup Series Driver Joonas Lappalainen Clinches 2016 Title
Release Date: 10/28/2016
Coupon Code: TTCUP
Finnish driver Joonas Lappalainen secured the title in the Audi Sport TT Cup season finale at the Hockenheimring. Lappalainen was one of only three drivers this season to see the checkered flag in each event, mounting the podium ten times in 14 races (2015 / 2016). As the overall winner, the 18-year-old will receive a promotion and support of Audi Sport customer racing program worth 150,000 euros. German Dennis Marschall and Nicklas Nielsen from Denmark won positions two and three in the overall classification.
The Audi Sport TT Cup featured 24 cars that were centrally prepared and ran by quattro GmbH. The seven Audi Sport TT Cup races are supported by other popular series such as, German Touring Car Masters (DTM) and the ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race (Nurburgring) events. Sixteen international talented young drivers were selected and received the chance to demonstrate their skills in the Audi one-make cup. On top of this at every race came a maximum of eight changing guest starters, including national and international celebrities.
While the 2016 season ended at the Hockenheimring as part of the DTM supporting program, the search for international talents for the coming season is in full swing. 78 young talents from 17 countries have applied for the 2017 Audi Sport TT Cup to date.
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Coupon Code: TTCUP
- RAVENOL VMP
SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil used in the 2.0L 4 Cylinder TFSI 310bhp Engine
- RAVENOL DCT/DSG
Transmission Fluid used in the DSG Six-speed VW 0D9 dual clutch gearbox (an enhancement over the factory DSG 02E).
- RAVENOL R325+
Racing Brake Fluid used in the adjustable brake power hydraulic dual-circuit brake system.
- RAVENOL LGC G13
(Lobrid Glycerin Coolant) HOT CLIMATE -15°C used in the high demanding racing conditions.
Why The Series Chose RAVENOL?
As organizer of the Audi Sport TT Cup, quattro GmbH opted to rely on RAVENOL lubricants for the entire series. RAVENOL lubricants were compared with other brands and lubricants and were examined according to necessary specifications. RAVENOL was chosen for its superior quality. Another crucial factor: RAVENOL already carries official VW-Group approvals. RAVENOL also supplies other Audi customer teams for many years (e.g. Audi R8 LMS vehicles). You'll find RAVENOL fluid listed in the official Audi Sport TT cup Spare Parts Replacement Catalogue 2016.
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