Sunday, March 24, 2013

Phoenix Racing back with Audi to VLN Endurance Series

By Tarek Ramchani

2013 will be a busy one for Phoenix Racing sportscar effort with the Audi R8 LMS ultra. The team confirmed their plans for both Blancpain Endurance Series and the FIA GT Series. Now the team will be back to their "home" series, the Nürburgring based VLN Endurance Series. Last year Phoenix Racing took two outright wins in VLN and a historical victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours.

For the moment only one Audi R8 LMS ultra has been confirmed for the VLN season with some new faces. The Stuck brothers Ferdinand and Johannes sons of Audi legend Hans-Joachim Stuck will debut with team Phoenix. Last year they raced for Aston Martin with a Vantage V12 GT3 in ADAC GT Masters from Young Driver AMR The Stuck brothers will be joined at Nürburgring 24 Hours the by Audi and quattro GmbH regular Frank Stippler as well Michael Ammermüller.

Our friends at took charge of creating the car livery. The result is one of the most beautiful paint schemes ever on an Audi R8 LMS ultra.

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