From this Monday to Thursday, all 8 Audi bureau drivers are participating in a credentials for a DTM deteriorate opener on May 4. The drivers combining a patrol together with DTM Champion Mike Rockenfeller and a two-time DTM Champions Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider are pity a contrast time in 4 Audi RS 5 DTM cars. Following a successful lane tests during Budapest, in that Audi set 5 out of 8 probable best times, a categorical concentration during a Hockenheimring will be placed on perfecting a processes, and competition simulations and set-up work for a initial race.
“The turn of fad about a deteriorate opener is rising. You can clearly tell that’s a box with all a drivers, engineers and mechanics,” says Dieter Gass, Head of DTM during Audi Sport. “We’re happy with a approach a preparations have left so distant and are really a step serve forward than we were during this time final year. We’ve still got a image full yet usually for Hockenheim. As a competition weekends usually give us one use event before subordinate anymore, a final lane tests will also be about achieving a best probable simple set-up for a initial weekend in May. So we’re in for a complicated effort on these 4 days.”
Adrien Tambay is rebellious a ‘rehearsal’ with special motivation. The graphics on his Audi RS 5 DTM make a 23-year-old Frenchman a new ‘Playboy’ in a DTM. “For a immature diver like me that’s apparently a ideal sponsor,” says Tambay with a smile. “I’m unapproachable of using with a Bunny adorning my roof. But being quick is even some-more important.”
Edoardo Mortara’s competition automobile that advertises Audi’s sporty RS models with distinguished red elements facilities fantastic graphics as well. Newcomer Nico Müller will be starting from a grid in a 2014 deteriorate with a Audi Financial Services logo. Well-known graphics, not slightest due to a 2011 and 2013 pretension wins, are a colors of a Schaeffler Group with that Mike Rockenfeller will be using again.
During a Hockenheim lane tests a grandstands will be open to spectators. Tickets for a 2014 DTM can be purchased online during www.audi-motorsport.com/dtm or by job +49 (0)841 8947777.
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