AUDI declassified its Sports programs for 2015

December 27, 2014 at 1:04 am

Audi announced the continuation of active participation in motorsport events: for the 2015 German premium brand planned to participate in the WEC, DTM and private body series Audi Sport TT Cup.

Championship Audi Sport TT Cup will be held in Germany and Austria, there will be only six stages. The German company said it has already received 165 applications from riders from 30 countries, and the selection process has started. There will be chosen only 18 contenders of the total number of applications for the role of pilots Audi Sport TT Cup.

Also, the German company is not going to leave the German series DTM, known far beyond the borders of Germany. The pilots will not change. But in endurance racing is expected a small rearrangement. Tom Kristensen, the champion of “24 Hours of Le Mans” Audi is leaving the team this year, and on his place comes a protégé of the German brand Oliver Jarvis from the UK.

Audi R8 LMS pics

Audi R8 LMS image

Audi also announced that they remain committed to motorsport not only through participation in competitions, but also creating supercars and sports cars for their clients. One of them, the successor Audi R8 LMS, according to a press release, is “ready to race”.

Audi R8 LMS pics

Audi R8 LMS picture

The manufacturer has not provided any photos, but said that the car will pass the “hard test” at certain stages of endurance racing. In particular, at the Nurnberg ring and Spa-Francorchamps.

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