German manufacturer Audi announced the pilots of all three teams for the 2017 season in the DTM.
In the coming season the total number of riders reduced: now every manufacturer can put on the starting grid of only six cars, while last year Audi, Mercedes and BMW was represented by eight pilots.
Mercedes will be represented by only one team HWA, Mucke and because ART has left the championship. If we talk about BMW, Schnitzer MTEK and will focus on other software manufacturer, and Audi, were eliminated none of the groups, but Abt will now have not four, but two riders.
Abt, which left Edoardo Mortara and Miguel Molina will be Mattias ekström, Nico müller.
Team Phoenix, Audi won its last League title in 2013, will put Mike Rockenfeller and Loïc Duval, who replaced a roster Timo Scheider.
In the composition Rosberg will compete rené Rast replaced Rockenfeller in Phoenix at the end of last year, and Jamie green. Thus, compared to the 2016 team left Adrien tambay.
“The leaders of the Abt, Phoenix and Rosberg will be ekström, green and Rockenfeller respectively – quotes AUTOSPORT.com the head of Motorsport division, Audi’s Dieter Gass. – Such combinations of teams and drivers was very productive in the past.
Our young pilot Nico müller in the footsteps of Edoardo Mortara, and two newcomers Audi will be Loic Duval and rené Rast, who will gain experience from their partners.”
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