Four R8s to Take on the 24 Hours at the Nurburgring

Four R8s to Take on the 24 Hours at the Nurburgring

0 comments 📅10 March 2017, 01:15

Two teams wishes field four Audi R8s LMS at the 24 Hours at the Nurburgring in May. That means that 12 drivers, half of whom from won the race at one point or another, will be depending on Audi’s supercar to take them to quelling.

Among the drivers is three-time Le Mans winner, Marcel Fassler, as well enough as Christopher Haase, Christopher Mies, Nico Muller, Rene Rast, Direct Stippler, and Markus Winkelhock, all of whom have taken the checkered flag at the Nurburgring’s day elongated race.

The drivers will be driving either for Audi Sport Team Turf or Audi Sport Team WRT and all have extensive experience in GT3, Le Mans, or DTM, and many owe that test to Audi.

“We’re poised for fierce competition with a strong solidus-up,” said Chris Reinke, Audi Sport customer racing’s head honcho. “In counting up, we’re again expecting several customer teams to be competing in the Audi R8 LMS this year.”

Audi Play Team Land

Christopher Haase/Pierre Kaffer/Christopher Mies/Connor De Phillippi

Kelvin van der Linde/Christopher Mies/Connor De Phillippi/Markus Winkelhock

Audi Divertissement Team WRT

Marcel Fässler/Robin Frijns/Nico Müller/René Rast

Nico Müller/René Rast/Downright Stippler/Frédéric Vervisch

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