Audi aims for fifth feat in Spa 24 Hours

Three of a 9 Audi R8 LMS will contest with support from Audi Sport patron racing: dual competition cars from a Belgian Audi Sport Team WRT, winners of a races in 2011 and 2014, and a automobile from final year’s winning squad, a French Audi Sport Team Saintéloc. The Audi Sport drivers, Markus Winkelhock and Christopher Haase, who won during Spa final year, together with their associate motorist Frédéric Vervisch are combining a group in a Saintéloc patrol this year. The 3 leaders of a standings in a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, Christopher Mies, Alex Riberas and Dries Vanthoor, are pity a cockpit of a series one Audi R8 LMS in Team WRT. In a series dual sister car, 3 Audi DTM drivers will be battling for a tip result: Robin Frijns, Nico Müller and René Rast who, like Winkelhock, has formerly won during Spa with Audi twice. 

Six secretly fielded Audi R8 LMS cars with a multiple of seasoned, internationally successful drivers and up-and-coming drivers finish Audi’s lineup. For Belgian Audi Club Team WRT, Stuart Leonard will competition in automobile series 17. The Briton, with Frijns and Vanthoor, is heading a Intercontinental GT Challenge. In Belgium, he will share a cockpit with three-time Le Mans leader and former Spa leader Marcel Fässler and a Brazilian Daniel Serra who won a GTE Pro category during Le Mans final year. The German Montaplast by Land-Motorsport group relies on a South African Kelvin outpost der Linde who won a Nürburgring 24 Hours final year in an Audi R8 LMS. His brother, Sheldon, and a Swiss Jeffrey Schmidt finish a motorist squad. The patron racing group Attempto Racing will have Audi bureau motorist Jamie Green and Audi Sport motorist Pierre Kaffer on board. They will share a dual cockpits with highwayman drivers from Austria, Germany and a Netherlands. In addition, Saintéloc Racing and Aust Motorsport will muster dual quite highwayman motorist squads.