Audi Press Release
- 23-year-old Frenchman sporting the colors of the men’s magazine
- Spectacular graphics for Edoardo Mortara’s Audi RS 5 DTM
- Final tests as ‘rehearsal’ for season opener at Hockenheim
Ingolstadt, April 14, 2014 – In the last official DTM tests before the season starts, Audi is presenting the liveries of its Audi RS 5 DTM cars that had not been revealed yet. On Adrien Tambay’s race car, the famous black Playboy graphics are returning to the DTM.
“The level of excitement about the season opener is rising. You can clearly tell that’s the case with all the drivers, engineers and mechanics,” says Dieter Gass, Head of DTM at Audi Sport. “We’re happy with the way the preparations have gone so far and are definitely a step further ahead than we were at this time last year. We’ve still got our plate full though just for Hockenheim. As the race weekends only give us one practice session before qualifying anymore, the final track tests will also be about achieving the best possible basic set-up for the first weekend in May. So we’re in for a heavy workload on these four days.”
Edoardo Mortara’s race car that advertises Audi’s sporty RS models with striking red elements features spectacular graphics as well. Newcomer Nico Müller will be starting from the grid in the 2014 season with the Audi Financial Services logo. Well-known graphics, not least due to the 2011 and 2013 title wins, are the colors of the Schaeffler Group with which Mike Rockenfeller will be running again.
Photo credit: Audi Communications - Motorsport