Finlay Hutchison delivered a strong fight to take third place on Sunday: The 17-year-old started in twelfth, but, after some impressive and fair duels, he worked his way to third on the podium and was proud to receive his trophy from his Scottish compatriot Allan McNish.
Fabian Vettel was happy making his race debut in the Audi Sport TT Cup and collecting points in both races. The 18-year-old brother of Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel took eight points on Saturday and went even better on Sunday, starting from eleventh and finishing eighth. He is now eighth on the table after the first race weekend.
The three-time Le Mans winner Benot Trluyer came to Hockenheim as a guest starter, driving to fifth place on Saturday then improving to fourth on Sunday. Another guest starter was the journalist James Taylor. The Briton finished tenth on Saturday and crossed the line in fourteenth on Sunday both times in front of a few permanent drivers.
In just three weeks time comes the next event on the calendar for the junior drivers: the Audi Sport TT Cup will next be presented in the supporting program of the Nrburgring 24 Hours, where Audi Sport customer racing will be fighting for its fourth overall victory in an Audi R8 LMS. In addition, Audi fans can look forward to a premiere: the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will experience its baptism of fire.
Source: Audi Motor Sports