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Lorenz Liechti (39) to assume DTM Media Relations in Stuttgart
With immediate effect, there’s a new man at the helm of the DTM Press & PR department: Swiss media expert Lorenz Liechti (39) assumed the responsibility for the media relations of the internationally popular touring-car series. Liechti will be working in Stuttgart, in the headquarters of DTM promoter and rights holder ITR.
The number of test days permitted in the DTM are strictly limited
Which makes the task that Mattias Ekström and Mike Rockenfeller must complete from March 2-4 in Portuguese Portimão even more important: about two months before the 2015 DTM season starts, Audi Sport puts two RS 5 DTM test cars through their paces.
Rnd#1 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli
The Audi Sport Customer Racing team turned up in force in Adelaide for the opening round of the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, with six cars – four Audi R8 GT3 ultras, and two Trophy Class specification Audi R8 LMS GT3s – in which to do battle for outright and Trophy Class honours.
Griffith Corporation Audi R8 LMS GT3
After claiming back-to-back Australian GT, GT Sports championship trophies in 2014, popular Queensland competitor Mark Griffith pronounced himself ready to ‘step up’ to the more outright categories in 2015, with the revelation that he’d taken delivery of a former front-running GT3 Ferrari 430 in which to go after the Challenge class title this season, but a chance opportunity at the final round of the 2014 season in New Zealand, made a big impact on that decision..
In ten weeks from now, the DTM 2015 project will begin in earnest for the Audi squad.
On May 2, the first in a total of 18 races of the new season will be held at the Hockenheimring. Audis mission for 2015: to defend the manufacturers title in the internationally popular touring car racing series and to bring the drivers title back home to Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.
Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.
The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. Mike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.
Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership