Monday, March 16, 2015

Blancpain Sprint Series: Phoenix Racing testing Audi R8 LMS ultra at Nogaro

By Johan Laubscher

Phoenix Racing has headed to France for more testing ahead of the Blancpain GT Series. The German Audi Sport customer racing team will be competing in both the Blancpain Endurance Series and the Blancpain Sprint Series, and the team is in Nogaro this week to continue preparations for the latter.

Nogaro will be the scene for the opening round of the BSS in April and Phoenix Racing will be testing at the French circuit on Monday and Tuesday this week.

The Phoenix Audi R8 LMS ultra will be joined at Nogaro by a Nissan GTR GT3 from Molitor-Racing-Systems.

The team's Blancpain Sprint Series commitments includes a single car entry that will be driven by Niki Mayr-Melnhof and Markus Winkelhock. Nogaro will be hosting the opening BSS round from 4-6 April.

Photo credit: Circuit Paul Armagnac de Nogaro