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Audi newsletter 2009-04-26

Audi R8 LMS continues to fight handicaps Belgian GT Championship: The current performance classification of the Audi R8 LMS also had Phoenix Racing facing an uphill struggle at the opening round of the Belgian GT Championship. With a total dry...

Audi R8 LMS continues to fight handicaps

Belgian GT Championship: The current performance classification of the Audi R8 LMS also had Phoenix Racing facing an uphill struggle at the opening round of the Belgian GT Championship. With a total dry weight of 1,400 kilograms Jean-Francois Hemroulle and Tim Verbergt had no chance of victory at Zolder. Although they drove perfectly without mistakes in both races with the Audi R8 LMS of the Belgian Audi Club they had to settle for sixth and fourth places.

DTM test at the Hockenheimring

DTM: The countdown has started for the opening round of the 2009 DTM at the Hockenheimring on May 17. The German Grand Prix track is the venue for the final DTM tests before the season starts. All nine Audi factory drivers will test with their 2009 race cars.

Dress rehearsal for Nurburgring 24-hour race

VLN: Round three of the BF Goodrich Endurance Championship this coming Saturday acts as dress rehearsal for the Nurburgring 24-hour race for the two "factory" supported Audi teams ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing. Both teams will field a pair of Audi R8 LMS driven by the same drivers who will also be competing at the Nurburgring on May 23/24.

Coming up next week

DTM test at Hockenheim (Monday to Thursday) ... Round 3 of the BFGoodrich
Endurance Championship Nurburgring (Saturday) ... Opening round of the
FIA GT3 Championship at Silverstone (Saturday/Sunday)

-credit: audi

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Series DTM , Endurance , Road racing
Drivers Jean-François Hemroulle , Tim Verberg
Teams Phoenix Racing