Monday, June 23, 2014

Nürburgring 24 Hours: 1-2-3 Audi TT RS victory in SP3T class

By Tarek Ramchani

It was an emotional 2014 edition for the Audi brand a the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Not only Phoenix Racing gave the Four Rings a second outright victory at the Green Hell, the privateer Audi TT RS teams also performed very well.

The Audi TT RS simply dominated the field with a brilliant 1-2-3 victory in the end. The Audi team beat the strong full factory effort from Subaru Tecnica International and their Impreza WRX STi.

It was Raeder Motorsport who took the SP3T class honors. The #111 Audi TT RS in the hands of Elmar Deegener, Jürgen Wohlfarth, Christoph Breuer and Dieter Schmidtmann dominated the class and was able to finish twentieth overall. The four drivers covered 145 laps in the Nordschleife 24-hour race.

Second place in SPT3 and twenty-first overall was the #120 Audi TT RS from team LMS Engineering. The car driven by Daniela Schmid, Christopher Tiger, Roland Botor and Constantin Kletzer was a lap down to the winning TT RS from Raeder Motorsport

The final podium spot was taken by Scuderia Colonia e.V. with their #123 TT RS. The Audi was shared by Matthias Wasel, Thomas Wasel, Marcos Löhnert and Roman Löhnert.

Photo credit: Autorennsport