Thursday, July 2, 2015

ADAC GT Masters: Audi teams chasing victories at the Lausitzring

By Tarek Ramchani

The Lausitzring circuit will play host to the fifth round of the 2015 ADAC GT Masters season this weekend. Audi Sport customer racing will be once again represented by six Audi R8 LMS ultras.

The Audi squad performed well in Belgian round of the series last time at Spa-Francorchamps. The Audi teams will be chasing race victories against world class rivals at the EuroSpeedway.

C.ABT Racing will field three cars. The #1 Audi will be driven by 2014 series champion Kelvin van der Linde and  Stefan Wackerbauer. The #2 R8 LMS ultra will be in the hands of Jordan Lee Pepper and Nicki Thiim, the latter won both Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland races at the Norisring last weekend. Andreas Weishaupt and Christer Jöns will share the #3 machine.

MS Racing will have two cars at the Lausitzring. Florian Stoll and Marc Basseng will share the #24  R8 LMS ultra, the twi drivers took a fine podium at Spa-Francorchamps last time out. Their team-mates Daniel Dobitsch and Edward Sandström will be behind the wheel of the #100 Audi.

YACO Racing will be at the Lausitzring with their lone #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra. The car will be shared by Rahel Frey and Philip Geipel.

Lausitzring Entry List

Action will start at the Lausitzring on Friday with two practice sessions followed by the two qualifying ones. Race 1 will be held on Saturday. The warm-up and Race 2 will conclude the ADAC GT Masters race weekend on Sunday.

Photo credit: ADAC GT Masters