Thursday, April 23, 2015

VLN: Strong Audi entries at the Nürburgring for round 2

By Tarek Ramchani

A full field of Audi race cars will enter the second round of the VLN Endurance Championship this weekend at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

In the upper SP9 class, no less than six cars will fight for the overall victory. The Audi GT3 squad will include four brand new Audi R8 LMS cars. The Belgians from Audi Sport Team WRT will run two cars. The Nürburgring based Audi Sport Team Phoenix will enter the other two new GT3 racers from quattro GmbH.

Two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars will enter the 4-hour endurance race. Both cars are coming from Audi race experience.

The SP8 class will see the return of the privateer Audi R8 from Düchting Motorsport

The SP3T class will feature many Audi TT, TTS and TT RS cars. The SP4T class will have only one car, an Audi TT RS.

The qualifying session will be held on Saturday morning. The 4-hour endurance event will follow in the afternoon.

Photo credit: Audi Media