Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Blancpain Sprint Series: Six Audis for the Moscow Raceway round

By Tarek Ramchani

The Blancpain Sprint Series is moving to Eastren Europe this weekend. The Moscow Raceway will host the fourth round of the 2015 season.

A total of eighteen GT3 race cars will enter the Russian event including six Audi R8 LMS utlras coming from three different teams.

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT will field four Audi R8 LMS ultras. The #1 car will be driven by series points leaders Laurens Vanthoor and Robin Frijns who won four straight races in BSS. The #2 car will be shared by Christopher Mies and Enzo Ide. The #3 Audi will have Stéphane Ortelli and Stéphane Richelmi behind the wheel. The #4 R8 LMS ultra will be driven by Frank Stippler and James Nash.

Phoenix Racing will be in Moscow with a single car effort. Markus Winkelhock and Niki Mayr-Melnhof will be sharing the #6 Audi R8 LMS ultra.

ISR Racing from the Czech Republic will enter the event with one Audi R8 LMS ultra. The #75 car will be driven by Marco Bonanomi and Filip Salaquarda.

Moscow Raceway Entry List

Action at the Moscow Raceway will start on Friday with two practice sessions. The qualifying session, the qualifying race and the main race will be held on Saturday.

Photo credit: Blancpain GT Series