Season 2017 loïc Duval will be in DTM in the Audi lineup.
Loic was a member of the Audi LMP1 WEC program, however, a few months ago the German manufacturer has announced his departure from the series. In the composition of the Audi LMP1 Duval won the “24 hours of Le Mans” and the overall championship in 2013.
In 2016, together with Oliver Jarvis and Lucas di Grassi 34-year-old Frenchman won stages of the WEC at Spa and Bahrain.
Last week, Duval has tested a DTM Audi in Jerez, and today it became known that he will play in the championship in 2017. in addition to Loic, the team also hit rené Rast, which in three races has replaced pilots Audi in 2016.
René Rast (s) Autosport.com
Next year, in addition to Duval and Rasta, Audi in the DTM will also represent Mattias ekström, Jamie green, Mike Rockenfeller and Nico müller.
“I would like to thank Miguel [Molina], Edoardo [Mortara], Timo [Scheider] and Adrien [Tambay] for our joint seasons in the DTM and wish them luck in the future, – said the head of Motorsport division, Audi’s Wolfgang Ulrich. – We have always worked well and collected, which allowed us not just to celebrate success. It was hard to say goodbye to each of the four.
Now we best use winter break to prepare for the new DTM season with the new pilots”.
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