The champion’s new wrap: René Rast in red

Posted on 09. Apr, 2018 by in Audi Canada

Audi has blending final year’s championship-winning automobile to a altered regulations and during a same time rested a distinguished designs of all a Audi RS 5 DTM cars. In a 2018 season, René Rast will not be racing in a automobile temperament a DTM Champion’s array 1 though continue to expostulate automobile array 33, a array that brought him fitness final year. However, his Audi Sport RS 5 DTM is no longer black though red like a Audi Sport rhombus.

Mike Rockenfeller’s Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM is white and immature for a initial time this year. Schaeffler has been a partner of Audi given 2011; a wardrobe had been yellow and immature ever since. After Audi formerly blending a e-tron FE04 in a Formula E electric racing array to a new colors, a DTM automobile is now following suit.

The partnership with a BP Group has been expanded. Whereas a association used to publicize a products, ARAL ultimate (fuel) and Castrol EDGE (engine oil), on one Audi RS 5 DTM, dual cars are going to be on lane in 2018 sporting a group’s colors. Nico Müller is pushing a Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM and DTM rookie Robin Frijns a ARAL ultimate Audi RS 5 DTM.

A consistent in Audi’s DTM lineup is Jamie Green. In 2018, a Briton is competing again in a distinguished orange of a Hoffmann Group. The retailer of peculiarity collection is now partnering with Audi and Green for a fifth year.

Loïc Duval’s fans will have to get used to a new look. The Frenchman is pushing a black Audi Sport RS 5 DTM in 2018. For his second DTM season, he has also comparison a new array for his car: “28 is a array of a French ‘département’ where we was born. It has accompanied me my whole life.”

In a Danish family-owned company, MASCOT WORKWEAR, that develops work garments and reserve shoes, Audi has gained a new wardrobe partner in a DTM. Other partners are Akrapovič (exhaust systems), MegaRide (driving dynamics software), Alpinestars (racing gear), Gerolsteiner (mineral H2O and soothing drinks), a private brewery Hofmühl and MAN blurb vehicles.

We’re unapproachable to be means to rest on long-standing partners in a pretension invulnerability project,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “In 2018, we’d like to again bind as many titles as possible, above all, obviously, a drivers’ pretension that enjoys a biggest status in a DTM.”

The new DTM deteriorate will start during a Hockenheimring on May 5 and 6. The competition lane in Baden-Württemberg will also be a venue of a final pre-season tests to be hold from Monday (April 9) to Thursday (April 12). 

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