Thursday, March 21, 2013

BTCC: Rob Austin Racing Audi A4 at Donington Park's Media Day

By Tarek Ramchani

he 2013 British Touring Car Championship season will kick off in two weeks time at Brands Hatch. Before that the BTCC regulars were at Donington Park for the annual Media Day. Rob Austin Racing was there as well with their Audi A4 NGTC cars.

Rob Austin Racing is now the only Audi team in the demanding BTCC. The team is back with the Audi A4 NGTC for the third straight year. The two drivers did well at the Media Day. Rob Austin the team owner and driver of the #13 Audi ended in 12th place. Will Bratt with the sister #14 A4 was just behind in 13th place.

Same as the last races of 2012 season the Audis will carry the WIX Racing colors. A solid sponsorship allowing the team to focus on improving the performances of the cars and fight for the top spots. For two years the team proved that Audi A4 NGTC is among the best of the field even being a fully independent effort. In many races Rob Austin was able to match the pace of factory supported cars from Honda, MG, and BMW. The 2013 will feature breaking record of 31 cars as full season competitors. We wish the team the best of the luck for the 2013 BTCC campaign.

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Phil Laughton Photography on Facebook