Sunday, April 13, 2014

VLN: Phoenix Racing podium and TT RS 1-2-3-4 in VLN round 2 at the Nürburgring

By Johan Laubscher

Round two of the VLN Endurance Series was held at the Nürburgring this weekend. A total of twelve Audis took part.

Three Audi R8 LMS ultra cars were amongst the entrants, two from Phoenix Racing and one from Twin Busch Motorsport.

The #44 Twin Busch Motorsport Audi R8 LMS qualified seventh, the highest Audi on the grid. The race itself concluded with the #5 Audi R8 LMS ultra from Phoenix Racing battling for the lead. Ultimately Marcel Fässler and Markus Winkelhock finished second for Phoenix Racing. Their teammates in the #15 Audi R8 LMS ultra finished eighth, ahead of the Twin Busch Motorsport entry in ninth.

The SP3T class was won by the #317 Audi TT RS. Their victory was an Audi TT RS 1-2-3-4 finish in SP3T, with the two LMS Engineering TT RS cars finishing second and third in class, ahead of Raeder Motorsport in fourth.  

Round three of the VLN will be held on 26 April.

Photo credit: Nürburgring