AFANASIEV TO TEST AUDI DTM THANKS TO FORMULA MASTER
Formula Master driver Sergey Afanasiev has been awarded an official DTM test in an Audi A4 with Dr Colin Kolles' Futurecom-TME team for winning the Formula Master 'Best Team-mate' classification this year.
The 20-year-old Russian enjoyed a successful first season with the Series, winning his first race in Pau, France.
The test will take place in the south of Spain, at the Circuito de Almeria, on Friday 12 December 2008.
"We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Futurecom-TME as well as the opportunity for Sergey Afanasiev to test with an official Audi A4 DTM car," said Formula Master General Manager Alessandro Alunni Bravi.
"Formula Master takes its commitment to develop promising young talent for the higher levels of motorsport very seriously. We look forward to helping them progress to the very top of our sport. As part of this commitment, Sergey will receive a chance to be evaluated in a DTM car by the Futurecom-TME team and I would like to thank Dr. Colin Kolles and Dr. Manfredi Ravetto for this important opportunity.
"We look forward to future developments with such high-profile teams as Futurecom-TME for 2009."