By Johan Laubscher
The 2014 rallye racing Carrera Cup (RCCO) Slotcar Championship begins next Wednesday, with the "20 minutes of Hamburg" at the PROTOTYP Museum in Hamburg. Once again Audi race cars will be represented in this slotcar series.
|Schaeffler Audi R8 LMS ultra at the 2013 Hamburg 24 Hours|
A two-car Audi team from Audi Team tv racing (Speedpool) will be taking part in the series. They have previously competed with Audi R8 LMS ultra slotcars, but now they will be debuting the new Audi R8 LMS (GTD version) this year.
The #1 Schaeffler Audi R8 LMS will be controlled by Thomas Voigt (Speedpool) and Jan Hennen, former motorsport PR director of Michelin in Germany. Their sister #77 Speedpool Audi R8 LMS will have Felipe Fénandez Laser (Porsche Carrera Cup racer) and Martin Kummerow, RX of Germany Estering Head of PR, behind the controls.
The entry list for the "20 minutes of Hamburg" includes:
1 #Audi Team tv racing: Voigt/Hennen
3 Joest Racing: E.Hedden/Paulun
5 Volkswagen Motorsport-Das Kartell - Hamburg: Bäumler/K.Schumacher
6 mag channel racer: Müller/Göhring
9 Hamburg-Cops: Körni/NN
10 PROTOTYP-Shell: W.Warnecke/Stüdemann
11 Hedden-Motors: J.Hedden/Rebbin
13 Scuderia Suedschleife.com: Kragl/Hauschild
16 mag Alfa Rüden Fauvel/Zschorsch
26 PROTOTYP-Shell 2*: Schmidt/NN
77 #Audi Team tv racing 2*: Kummerow/Felipe Fernández Laser
For more information about the Carrera Cup (RCCO) Slotcar Championship please visit their official Facebook page HERE.
The berzerkdesign.de livery designs of the two Audi Team tv racing Audi R8 LMS cars have been included below:
Slotcar racing is a very popular sport amongst many of the Audi Sport personnel, many of whom take part in this series. It is always great to see Audis competing in motorsport, including the world of slotcar racing.