“We can frequency suppose a some-more windy opener of a Intercontinental GT Challenge than this foe during Bathurst,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “Another feat is a announced goal, though a foe this year is fiercer than ever before.” In Class A for GT3 foe cars alone, 28 entrants from 10 marques are pitted opposite any other, and there are smaller classes for 13 additional foe cars. Audi Sport Team Valvoline, like final year, relies on a 3 German Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase/Christopher Mies/Markus Winkelhock. Mies has won a foe on dual prior occasions. The second R8 LMS of a internal organisation will be common by South African Kelvin outpost der Linde, Belgian Frédéric Vervisch – both Audi Sport drivers as good – and Australian pro Garth Tander, who has formerly won a 24-hour foe during Bathurst, so both motorist pairings sojourn unvaried compared to final year.
Audi Sport Team MPC is putting dual serve Audi R8 LMS cars for a British and an Australian motorist patrol on a grid. Audi Sport motorist Gordon Shedden, who has been contesting a FIA WTCR furloughed automobile racing array in an Audi RS 3 LMS, and his British compatriots Pete Storey and Matthew Neal are pity an Audi R8 LMS for a initial time. Their teammates are Australians Marc Cini, Dean Fiore and Lee Holdsworth, who also competed in this arrangement in 2018. Team Matt Stone Racing completes a organisation of Audi patron teams. Australians Todd Hazelwood/Roger Lago/David Russell are racing in an Audi R8 LMS for a initial time. Following 5 giveaway use and 3 subordinate sessions on Friday and Saturday, a 12-hour foe will start on Sunday, Feb 3, during 5.45 AM internal time (Saturday, 7.45 PM CET).
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