Tuesday, March 11, 2014

GT Tour: Team Speed Car back with Audi in French GT Tour

By Tarek Ramchani

Team Speed Car debuted last year the in the Fench FFSA GT Tour series with the Audi R8 LMS ultra. The Audi Sport customer racing team had a great 2013 season and collected three race wins.

The team is about to return to the ORECA managed series with at least one Audi R8 LMS ultra. The first car will be in the hands of Vincent Abril and Matthieu Lecuyer.

Vincent Abril  raced for Team Speed Car last year and was among the fastest drivers in the field. He had some impressive performances including Spa-Francorchamps and Magny-Cours sharing the car with Dino Lunardi. In addition to the GT Tour series, Vincent Abril will also compete with the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in the Blancpain GT Series.

Team Speed Car will test their Audi R8 LMS ultra car at the L├ędenon circuit. The 2014 GT Tour will start at Le Mans, the short permanent Bugatti circuit, April 26th and 27th.

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