Friday, October 8, 2010

Audi TT RS prototype race car to make test debut

. Friday, October 8, 2010

Following the success of the Audi R8 LMS, Audi is set to expand their customer sport program's lineup with a new race car, this time based on the Audi TT RS. Jointly developed by the Technical Development and Production divisions of AUDI AG and quattro GmbH, the new TT RS race prototype uses a five-cylinder TFSI engine and features new racing-specific body, suspension and aerodynamic developments along with some components from the R8 LMS.

Making its test debut in the SP 4T class, Team Raeder Motorsport will contest the Audi TT RS prototype in the last two rounds of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring on October 16th and 30th.

Oct. 17th - UPDATE: Audi TT RS makes successful race debut

Thanks to oneighturbo for the tip!

Source: Audi Motorsport