Audi Motorsport Newsletter 06/2016

Audi drivers quite bustling during DTM exam in Spain

From Tuesday to Thursday, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz prepared for a new DTM deteriorate in a corner exam during Monteblanco (Spain). Audi Sport deployed dual exam versions of a Audi RS 5 DTM that were driven by Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström. Audi Sport’s exam group reeled off about 3,200 kilometers on a 3 days in best outmost conditions. On Wednesday alone, a dual Audi drivers sum did some-more than 400 laps: Ekström 206 and Green 200. On dual of a 3 exam days, Ekström set a day’s best time as well. From Apr 5 to 8, another pre-season exam will be hold during Hockenheim in that all 8 Audi drivers are going to participate.

Ambitious GT racing module for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT

Longtime Audi Sport patron racing group Belgian Audi Club Team WRT announced a 2016 GT racing module during a press discussion on Friday: With no reduction than 5 Audi R8 LMS cars, a group from Badour (Belgium) will contest in a Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup. Four of a new GT3 sports cars from Audi will be entered by a group in all of a Endurance Cup races. An additional fifth automobile upheld by Audi will also be entered during a Spa 24 Hours. In total, 14 drivers are partial of a full-season choice of group manager Vincent Vosse, that includes: The reigning Blancpain GT Series champion Robin Frijns and Audi drivers Laurens Vanthoor, Christopher Mies, Filipe Albuquerque and Pierre Kaffer. In further to a Blancpain GT Series commitments, Belgian Audi Club Team WRT will also be fielding dual Audi R8 LMS ultra cars in a GT Sports Club.

Land Motorsport with several programs

The new Audi patron racing group Land Motorsport is formulation dual programs and particular continuation races in a entrance season. The team’s Audi R8 LMS debuted in a Dubai 24 Hours in January. In May, Wolfgang Land’s patrol will be contesting a Nürburgring 24 Hours as well. In addition, Marc Basseng (D) and Connor De Phillippi (USA) will be on a grid for a outfit formed in Niederdreisbach in a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. In a ADAC GT Masters, Land Motorsport is fielding dual Audi R8 LMS cars. The motorist pairings are Christopher Mies/Connor de Phillippi (D/USA) and Marc Basseng/Peter Hoevenaars (D/NL).

Audi Team Hitotsuyama with new Audi R8 LMS

Audi Team Hitotsuyama will be competing in a Japanese Super GT Championship with a new Audi R8 LMS for a initial time. In a motorist lineup, group owners Mikio Hitotsuyama’s patrol has opted for continuity. As in a past dual years, a Japanese Tomonobu Fujii and a Briton Richard Lyons are going to share a cockpit of a Audi in a GT300 class. The deteriorate encompasses 8 events and will open during Okayama in a southwest of Japan on Apr 10.

Leena Gade during English Institute of Sport

Briton Leena Gade was a guest during a English Institute of Sport in her internal country. The competition operative who has won a Le Mans 24 Hours for Audi 3 times to date spoke to an assembly of invited guest as partial of a seminar in Birmingham. Together with physicians, sports scientists, coaches from other sports and sports psychologists, she common practice from her work during Audi Sport on a subject of debriefing.

Dindo Capello during Audi Malta Motorsport Awards

Audi Sport fable Dindo Capello attended a Audi Malta Motorsport Awards on Friday. At a awards ceremony, a Malta Motorsport Federation (MMF) respected a best drivers and teams of a country. Three-time Le Mans leader Capello was in Valetta as a guest of respect and visited a dealers’ eventuality hosted by a internal Audi importer on Saturday.