Friday, August 15, 2014

Bathurst 12 Hour: Four Audi R8 LMS ultra and one Audi TT RS on the provisional entry list

By Tarek Ramchani

Bathurst 12 Hour organizers have published today the provisional entry list for the famous Mount Panorama enduracne event. The Audi squad is represented by five cars, additional teams may join later.

The Audi brand won Bathurst 12 hour twice, in 2011 with Audi race experience Team Joest and a year later with Phoenix Racing.

For the 2015 race, four Audi R8 LMS ultra will challenge for the ovrall victory entering the demanding Class A against strong rivals from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan. Three cars are from local Australian teams, Marc Cini, Rod Salmon and Steve McLaughlan. The fourth effort is from Anglo-American team and race regulars United Autosports.

In addition to the Audi R8 LMS ultra cars, there is an Audi TT RS from Kintyre Motorsport which will compete in Class D.

Bathurst 12 Hour 2015 provisional entry list can be seen here.

Photo credit: United Autosports