Three victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS

Audi R8 LMS GT3

End-of-the-season podium: Phoenix Racing finished the 2017 endurance racing season with a podium finish on its own doorstep. The team based in Meuspath achieved third place in round nine of the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. The two Germans Christian Mamerow and Frank Stippler shared an Audi R8 LMS with Dutchman Robin Frijns on the Nordschleife. In the standings, Team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport is the best Audi outfit. Following last year’s victory in the VLN Speed Trophy, Wolfgang Land’s squad achieved second place this season. 

Audi Sport customer racing

Test day in Neuburg an der Donau: Current and prospective customers got to know the entire model range of the customer sport program in Neuburg, Audi Sport customer racing’s headquarters. From October 19 to 21, numerous guests used the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the Audi R8 LMS GT3, the R8 LMS GT4 and the RS 3 LMS. The test days provided information and background on fielding options and the brand’s service offering up to and including driving opportunities on the handling course. “We offered this event in Neuburg for the first time,” said Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “National and international race drivers and team owners, even including a guest from Hong Kong, took advantage of this opportunity and made this event a success.”

Dates for next week

27–29/10 Zhuhai (CN), round 1, Asian Le Mans Series

27–29/10 Hampton Downs (AUS), round 3, Australian Endurance Championship

28–29/10 Barcelona (E), round 7, GT Open

28–29/10 Adria (I), TCR Trophy Europe

28–29/10 Ningbo (CN), rounds 10 to 12, TCR China