Sunday, April 13, 2014

STT: Double victory for Edy Kamm Audi A4 DTM and class R8 LMS podiums at Hockenheim

By Johan Laubscher

The German Spezial Tourenwagen Trophy hosted its opening round at the Hockenheim Historic this weekend. A total of six Audis took part, including three Audi R8 LMS and ultra cars.

Edy Kamm took the overall victory in the first race, behind the wheel of his 2004 Audi A4 DTM R11. Maximilian Stein finished fifth overall and third in the D1-2 class with his #69 Audi R8 LMS. Slobodan Cvetkovic was fourth in the D1-2 class, tenth overall, driving the #60 Prosperia C.ABT Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra. Berthold Gruhn was driving the #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra and finished sixteenth overall, taking sixth in the D1-2 class, finishing ahead of the seventeenth placed Besaplast Racing Audi TT RS. Marc Roth won the D2-6 class with his Audi A4 quattro STW. 

The second and final race saw Kamm making it a double victory for the day. Maximilian Stein and his R8 LMS again finished fifth overall, but took second in class this time. Cvetkovic finished fourth in class, ahead of the Besaplast Racing TT RS in fifth, both taking ninth and tenth overall respectively. Berthold Gruhn finished seventh in class, outside of the overall top twenty. Marc Roth again won his class in his A4 quattro STW.

Round two of the STT will be heading to Oschersleben, 23-25 May.

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