Saturday, October 25, 2014

VLN: Audi TT RS domination in SP3T class at season finale

By Johan Laubscher

The VLN Endurance Series hosted its tenth and final round of the 2014 season at the Nürburgring Nordschleife this weekend. A total of eleven Audis took part in the finale.

Twin Busch Motorsport was the only Audi R8 LMS ultra entrant this weekend with their #44 entry. The Busch brothers, Marc and Dennis, unfortunately did not take part in the race today following accident damage in qualifying.

Rotek Racing was out in force with two cars. They entered an Audi RS 4 (B7) and also ran the G-Drive Racing entry. Roman Rusinov piloted the #259 Audi TT RS, run by Rotek Racing on behalf of G-Drive Racing, to sixty-ninth overall and first in the SP4T class (only one SP4T entry this weekend)

The SP3T class saw the participation of five Audi Sport customer racing 2.0 litre TT RS cars. LMS Engineering entered two of these entries and three were fielded by Raeder Motorsport, one for Raeder Motorsport and two for their customers Møller Bil Motorsport and race&event. 

SP3T saw an Audi 1-2-3-4-5-6, as the Audi TT RS teams filled up the first five positions. LMS Engineering took the class victory with their #303 TT RS. They finished ahead of the #331 Raeder Motorsport TT RS, the #334 Møller Bil Motorsport TT RS, their LMS Engineering teammates in the #302 TT RS and the #317 race&event TT RS. The #333 TTS took sixth place in class.

Various other Audi races cars, including Audi TT, TTS and TT RS cars, were also fielded by privateer teams.

Photo credit: JS Photography