Phoenix Racing goes home. 24 Hours of Nurburgring announced for May. And Yoong dominates Audi R8 LMS Cup.
Home round: Team Phoenix Racing based at the Nürburgring will be contesting the fifth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series on the German Grand Prix circuit next weekend. Taking turns at the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS ultra will be Luca Ludwig, Harold Primat and René Rast. The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT will compete with two R8 LMS ultra cars as usual.
For the first time till Monday: In 2013, the Nürburgring 24 Hours will be held on the Pentecost weekend. While practice will be on Friday and Saturday, the race will now extend to Sunday and Monday (May 19 and 20). This year, Audi with the Audi R8 LMS ultra of Marc Basseng/Christopher Haase/Frank Stippler/Markus Winkelhock celebrated its first victory at the endurance classic.
Double victory: Alex Yoong from Malaysia was the dominant man on the fourth race weekend of the Audi R8 LMS Cup at Zhuhai, China. Young won both races of the one-make cup held with 16 identical cars, both times ahead of the Hong Kong Chinese Marchy Lee and Adderly Fong.