Sunday, September 29, 2013

ADAC GT Masters: Prosperia C.Abt Racing crowned as champions with Audi R8 LMS ultra

By Johan Laubscher

The finale of the ADAC GT Masters season was held at Hockenheim. The championship came down to the final round.

Seven Audi R8 LMS ultra cars were entered. Three cars from Prosperia C.ABT Racing, two from MS Racing, one from YACO Racing and an additional guest entry from Phoenix Racing. Prosperia C.Abt Racing arrived as the leaders in the team’s standings and their #27 Audi driver crew, Christopher Mies and Rene Rast, were in the running for the driver’s title.

Qualifying saw Rast and Mies as the leading Audi during both sessions, taking third on the gird for race one and fifth for race two.

Race one turned into a very difficult race for Prosperia C.Abt Racing, as all three cars failed to finish. Rahel Frey suffered a massive crash and roll in the #26 Prosperia R8 LMS ultra, but fortunately she has been reported as unharmed. The best placed Audi during race one was the #1 MS Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra in eighth, the only Audi within the top ten.

The second and final race ended with the Audis bouncing back. Four Audis finished within the top ten, as the #27 and #28 Prosperia Audis finished second and third, ahead of the #1 and #100 MS Racing Audis in fifth and seventh. The final results concluded with Prosperia C.Abt Racing being crowned as the team’s champions for the 2013 ADAC GT Masters season.