In addition, Phoenix Racing will enter dual some-more Audi R8 LMS cars in a race. Six private drivers have been named, as good as, for a initial time, immature Audi Sport motorist Dennis Marschall, runner-up in a 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup, and Frank Stippler, who will again competition a competition in dual cars. Similarly, Patric Niederhauser will also be on double avocation in a private Audi from Car Collection Motorsport. The group is also operative on entering another private R8 LMS.
With 5 victories given 2012, Audi is a many successful manufacturer in a complicated GT3 epoch of a normal eventuality that was initial staged in 1970. In further to a sixth victory, Audi is also targeting a stretch record: In 2014, a winning Audi Sport Team Phoenix finished 159 laps. In 2017, Audi Sport Team Land finished 158 laps. Race interruptions durability several hours due to weird continue conditions in 2016, 2018 and 2020 deprived a teams of all chances in a record follow given then. With a summer date during a commencement of June, a chances are good this year that during slightest this aspect will be of small consequence. A low series of accidents with internal counsel periods, good teams and motorist squads, a worldly plan and a quick and arguable competition automobile like a Audi R8 LMS are a other factors in a hunt for a record.
The Audi Sport teams during a Nürburgring 24 Hours
Audi R8 LMS (Audi Sport Team Car Collection)
Christopher Haase/Nico Müller/Patric Niederhauser/Markus Winkelhock (D/CH/CH/D)
Audi R8 LMS (Audi Sport Team Land)
Kelvin outpost der Linde/Christopher Mies/René Rast/Frédéric Vervisch (ZA/D/D/B)
Audi R8 LMS (Audi Sport Team Phoenix)
Mattia Drudi/Robin Frijns/Frank Stippler/Dries Vanthoor (I/NL/D/B)