DTM Champion René Rast in Audi RS 3 LMS

Posted on 12. Apr, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Up to dual guest entrants per eventuality will accept a “wild card,” so serve enhancing a lure of a WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. Six Audi RS 3 LMS cars are purebred as unchanging entrants. In turn three, an additional TCR furloughed automobile from Audi Sport with guest entrant René Rast is going to join a field. For Rast, a Nürburgring is “familiar turf.” In a Audi R8 LMS, he has been a unchanging entrant of a 24-hour race. In 2014, together with his teammates, he achieved altogether feat in a Eifel and set a stretch record that has not been damaged to date. “René will expostulate a GT3 sports automobile and additionally tackle a plea in a WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “This enhances Audi Sport patron racing’s apex eventuality of a deteriorate surrounding a 24-hour competition by another attraction.” René Rast can frequency wait for a competition weekend: “Meeting with a world’s best drivers in a furloughed automobile now is fantastic. I’m looking brazen to competing opposite 4 universe champions and many other pretension winners.” 

Rast has built roughly his whole career within a Volkswagen Group. As 2005 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Champion and runner-up in a 2006 Seat Leon Supercopa, he is closely informed with front-wheel expostulate competition cars. Subsequently, he switched to Porsche and Audi. At a Nürburgring in May, he will expostulate a 250 kW (340 hp) Audi RS 3 LMS fielded for him by Audi Sport Team WRT.

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