By Tarek Ramchani
The Audi teams performed very well in the VLN Endurance Championship season opener. Not only Phoenix Racing took a sensational outright victory with their Audi R8 LMS ultra, the Audi TT RS teams too did great at the Nürburgring.
The SP3T division was an all Audi affair with various customer teams battling each other for class honors.
After a thrilling 4-hour race, The #334 Audi TT RS from the Møller Bil Motorsport took a brilliant class win. The victorious TT RS from Norway was driven by Håkon Schjærin, Atle Gulbrandsen and Kenneth Østvold.
LMS Engineering cars finished in second and third within the class with their #303 and #302 Audi TT RS cars. VLN regulars from Raeder Motorsport finished fourth with their #331 Audi TT RS.
In SP4T class only one car entered the event, the #264 Audi TTS taking home an easy win.
Photo credit: Norbert Kratz