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FIA WTCR: STRONG PAIRINGS

Four drivers from Audi Sport were taking part in the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. Gordon Shedden and Jean-Karl Vernay were racing for Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport, and Frédéric Vervisch and Niels Langeveld at Comtoyou Team Audi Sport.

THE 2019 AUDI FIA WTCR DRIVERS

Audi RS 3 LMS on the racetrack
Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport

GORDON SHEDDEN (GB)

Gordon Shedden in the garage

BIOGRAPHY

Date of birth: February 15, 1979
Place of birth: Edinburgh (GB)
Place of residence: Auchterarder (GB)

Career highlights:
1st in BTCC 2012, 2015, 2016
13th in FIA WTCR, 1 victory 2018

Audi RS 3 LMS on the racetrack
Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport

JEAN-KARL VERNAY (F)

Jean-Karl Vernay in the garage

BIOGRAPHY

Date of birth: October 31, 1987
Place of birth: Villeurbanne (F)
Place of residence: Luxembourg (L)

Career highlights:
1st in Formula Campus 2005
1st in IndyLights 2010
1st in ILMC LMP2 2011
1st in Porsche Carrera Cup France 2012
1st in TCR International Series 2017
5th in FIA WTCR, 4 victories 2018
1st in TCR Benelux 2018

Audi RS 3 LMS on the racetrack
Comtoyou Team Audi Sport

FRÉDÉRIC VERVISCH (B)

Frédéric Vervisch at the pitwall

BIOGRAPHY

Date of birth: August 10, 1986
Place of birth: Roeselare (B)
Place of residence: Harelbeke (B)

Career highlights:
1st in ATS Formula 3 Cup 2008
1st in Belcar 2017
9th in FIA WTCR, 1 victory 2018
1st in 24h Dubai 2019

Audi RS 3 LMS on the racetrack
Comtoyou Team Audi Sport

NIELS LANGEVELD (NL)

Niels Langeveld in the pitlane

BIOGRAPHY

Date of birth: February 21, 1988
Place of birth: Sassenheim (NL)
Place of residence: Sassenheim (NL)

Career highlights:
1st in Formido Swift Cup 2010
1st in Renault Clio Cup Netherlands 2012
1st in Renault Clip Cup Benelux 2015
1st in SEAT León Eurocup 2016
5th in ADAC TCR Germany 2017
3rd in ADAC TCR Germany 2018

THE DRIVERS

Audi drivers and Chris Reinke
Audi drivers
Driver with helmet

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