Audi newsletter 2010-05-02

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Points for Audi R8 LMS at Silverstone FIA GT3: At the season opener of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone (Great Britain) Team Sainteloc-Phoenix Racing clinched championship points twice. The team's Belgian driver pairing ...

Points for Audi R8 LMS at Silverstone

FIA GT3: At the season opener of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone (Great Britain) Team Sainteloc-Phoenix Racing clinched championship points twice. The team's Belgian driver pairing Stephane Lemeret and Greg Franchi finished both the first and second race in eighth place. The German Michael Ammermuller and his Brazilian partner Paolo Bonifacio from Team Rosberg finished Saturday's race in the points as well by taking tenth place. With a tenth-place finish on Sunday, the Black Falcon duo Johannes Stuck and Sean Paul Breslin took home one championship point.

Top-five placing for Phoenix Racing

GT Open:The German Audi customer team Phoenix Racing with drivers Marcel Tiemann and Jim Matthews took fifth place in the GTS class in Sunday's race in the International GT Open at the Nurburgring. At the home round of the team based in the Eifel region the German-American pairing saw the checkered flag in sixth place on Saturday.

News bits

The two Audi "factory" drivers Mattias Ekstrom and Martin Tomczyk were guests at a cooking class hosted by celebrity chef Alfons Schuhbeck on Tuesday... Markus Winkelhock will contest the Nurburgring 24 Hours in an Audi R8 LMS entered by Team Phoenix Racing.

Coming up next week

May 07 -09: Le Mans Series Spa-Francorchamps (B)
May 07 -09: ADAC GT Masters Sachsenring (D)
May 07 -09: Italian GT Championship Vallelunga (I)
May 07 -09: French GT Championship Dijon (F)
May 07 -08: Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship Knutstorp (S)

-source: audi

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Series ENDURANCE , GT , LEMANS , BSS