From 1937 to 1973, ice races in Zell am See were a crowd-puller and a place for a general motorsport chosen to meet. The organizational group headed by Ferdinand Porsche and Vinzenz Greger is reviving this tradition after 45 years. Audi Tradition is regulating a reconstruction to denote a story and destiny of a engine racing module – featuring, among others, an Auto Union Type C that is partial of a ancestral exhibition. In 1938, Hans Stuck won a Großglockner hillclimb eventuality not distant from Zell am See in a Type C. The many fantastic convene automobile of all time, a Audi Sport quattro S1, will also do a laps during a GP Ice Race.
When René Rast starts his Audi RS 5 DTM in Zell am See, it will really be a shrill and quick experience. The 2017 DTM Champion is fervent to see how a studded tires will cope with a some-more than 500 horsepower of his competition car. “In karting, we once gathering an ice competition opposite Nico Rosberg on studded tires and with a Audi pushing knowledge I’ve been to Sweden before,” says a 32-year-old pro. “Obviously, ice is a comprehensive plea for any competition driver. Even yet all seems to be function in delayed motion, we have to be entirely focused. On a one hand, it’s fun though on a other, as always, we wish to feel a limit. I’m already really excited.”