Title invulnerability mission: Audi Sport Italia starts GT season

Posted on 29. Apr, 2015 by in Audi Canada

The Italian racing array numbers among a world’s many fiercely rival inhabitant GT3 series. In a opening turn during Vallelunga, a sports cars from 8 manufacturers will be pitted opposite any other. Audi Sport Italia has been contesting a championship given 2009 and is bringing a knowledge from 3 victories in a teams’ classification, a drivers’ pretension and 19 singular victories to a grid. Last year, a patrol won a teams’ sequence with a 37-point advantage.  

For a pretension invulnerability mission, Audi Sport Italia again relies on a motorist brew of girl and experience. 51-year-old Dindo Capello, who has won a Le Mans 24 Hours 3 times, will be racing together with 3 immature talents. Capello is pity a cockpit of a Audi R8 LMS ultra with Emanuele Zonzini (21) from San Marino. The sister automobile will be driven by a dual Italians Marco Mapelli (27) and Andrea Amici (21). Mapelli missed winning a champion’s pretension final year with Audi Sport Italia by only 3 points. Andrea Amici won a Lamborghini Super Trofeo in 2013 and is creation his entrance in a automobile of Audi Sport Italia this year.

“The vast series of internal talents on a grid in a 2015 deteriorate has not been given a Super Touring Car epoch in a nineteen-nineties,” says group trainer Emilio Radaelli. “It’ll be a severe championship for sure. Ever given we started a GT3 module we’ve been battling for a pretension and are again going to give a all by to a final path in a final race.”

Radaelli is awaiting a stirring racing deteriorate – and an romantic one, with Dindo Capello carrying announced that this is going to be his final full deteriorate as a driver: “When we entered a GT3 module in 2009 with my good crony and former coach Emilio Radaelli, we was a veteran motorist for Audi Sport and a part-time Audi dealer. Now I’m a full-time Audi play and have motionless that 2015 will be my final full year of racing. So, it’s going to be a really special deteriorate and a good debate of observant goodbye to my fans.”

„Audi Sport Italia has existed given a nineteen-eighties,” says Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “Emilio Radaelli and his group have always represented a code south of a Alps with a passion and glorious formula – be it in convene racing, a Super Touring Cars or, given 2009, in GT3 racing. We’re assured that Audi Sport Italia is going to conflict for a pretension again. We wish Emilio and his drivers a good deteriorate and a lot of success.”

The Audi patron teams in a 2015 Italian GT Championship

Audi R8 LMS ultra (Audi Sport Italia)
Dindo Capello/Emanuele Zonzini (I/RSM)

Audi R8 LMS ultra (Audi Sport Italia)
Andrea Amici/Marco Mapelli (I/I)

Calendar

01–03/05  Vallelunga (I)    
29–31/05  Monza (I)
26–28/06  Imola (I)
10–12/07  Mugello (I)
11–13/09  Vallelunga (I)
25–27/09  Misano (I)
16–18/10  Mugello (I)

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