Seven Audi R8 LMS ultra cars on ADAC GT Masters grid

Posted on 21. Apr, 2015 by in Audi Canada

The pretension leader is returning: Kelvin outpost der Linde, who in 2014 immediately won a ADAC GT Masters drivers’ championship, is staying with a highwayman group C. Abt Racing in a new season. After his prior team-mate René Rast has switched to Audi’s WEC motorist squad, a 18-year-old South African is now pity a cockpit with a immature Bavarian talent: 19-year-old Stefan Wackerbauer from Landshut. Wackerbauer is set on display that he deserves sitting in automobile array ‘1.’”

“Kelvin’s pretension win has done him even stronger and Stefan has severely tender me with his on-track performances as well,” says Team Director Christian Abt, who won a pretension in a array himself in 2009. “Thanks to a support of a partners we’re fielding dual some-more Audi R8 LMS ultra cars with good motorist pairings. Cars array ‘1,’ ‘2’ and ‘3’ are a dream of any group boss, as good as a critical commitment. It’s a tough competition.”

kfzteile24 MS Racing Team from Waldshut-Tiengen is fielding dual GT3 sports cars with a 4 rings. The patrol of Team Director Harald Böttner was a 2012 leader of a ADAC GT Masters and is now relying on Audi for a third uninterrupted time. Regular motorist Florian Stoll is pity a cockpit with former GT1 World Champion Marc Basseng; Daniel Dobitsch from Austria is competing together with a Swede Edward Sandström in a sister car.

Two other teams are any fielding an Audi R8 LMS ultra. Like final year, Team Yaco Racing from Plauen headed by Team Director Uwe Geipel relies on a motorist pairing Philip Geipel and Rahel Frey. Dupré Engineering Motorsport from Schiffweiler is contesting a initial full deteriorate in a ADAC GT Masters. The group of Claus Dupré formed in a Saarland looks behind on a decade-long organisation with Audi in patron racing.  

Two drivers are again pity a cockpit in a ADAC GT Masters this season. Two one-hour races with array stops and motorist changes are hold per weekend. Eight sports automobile models – Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette, Mercedes-AMG, Nissan and Porsche – are represented in a field.

“Anyone who prevails in a ADAC GT Masters can mount their belligerent in general array as well,” says Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “The array is now being hold for a ninth uninterrupted year. 25 entrants from 8 marques foe a events, delivering stirring racing in Germany, Austria, Belgium and a Netherlands. The races will again be lonesome live on TV, that causes a fan village to usually grow. We’re unapproachable that so many business opt for a Audi R8 LMS ultra. In a extreme on-track competition, a business can count on a participation with use vehicles and points of hit during all races and receiving best support from us.”

The Audi patron teams in a 2015 ADAC GT Masters

Audi R8 LMS ultra #1 (C. Abt Racing)
Kelvin outpost der Linde/Stefan Wackerbauer (ZA/D)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #2 (C. Abt Racing)
Jordan Lee Pepper/Nicki Thiim (ZA/DK)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #3 (C. Abt Racing)
Christer Jöns/Andreas Weishaupt (D/D)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #10 (Dupré Engineering Motorsport)
Christoph Dupré/NN (D)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #16 (Yaco Racing)
Rahel Frey/Philip Geipel (CH/D)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #24 (kfzteile24 MS Racing Team)
Marc Basseng/Florian Stoll (D/D)

Audi R8 LMS ultra #100 (kfzteile24 MS Racing Team)
Daniel Dobitsch/Edward Sandström (D/S)

Calendar of events

24–26/04    Oschersleben (D)
05–07/06    Red Bull Ring (A)
19–21/06    Spa-Francorchamps (B)
03–05/07    Lausitzring (D)
14–16/08    Nürburgring (D)
28–30/08    Sachsenring (D)
18–20/09    Zandvoort (NL)
02–04/10    Hockenheim (D)

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