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Spa 24 Test Day: Tuesday Notes

11 hours of test running at Spa for the first of two days of official testing ahead of the 2020 Spa 24 Hours saw mixed conditions throughout and with 48 of the 50 cars entered in action for day one.

Fastest of the day was the #12 GPX Racing Porsche, the car with Matt Campbell, Matthieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet, a 2:18.337 in the night session.

Second fastest of the day was the #10 Pro-Am entered Boutsen Ginion BMW Art Car, Jens Klingmann making the only BMW present the only other car under 2:19, the BMW topping the times after the session had been led by the Tech1 Lexus for much of the afternoon.

The Frikadelli Porsche is numbered #22 after being shown as one of two cars numbered #21 on the official entry. The HubAuto Corsa Ferrari is renumbered to #27 from #29.

From the official entry, there was no lappery on Tuesday from the #44 SPS Performance AMG, the #77 Barwell Lamborghini or the #99 ROWE Porsche.

An early departure from the test was RAM Racing the car packed away after an on-track incident brought out a red flag in the afternoon session.

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Audi Sport has confirmed the driver line-ups for the four factory-supported entries for the 2020 Total Spa 24 Hours, set to take place from October 22/25.

Three Audi factory DTM drivers will join no fewer than nine Audi Sport customer racing drivers split between two Audi R8 LMS crews from Audi Sport Team WRT and a single part apiece from both Audi Sport Team Saintéloc and Audi Sport Team Attempto who join the factory-supported roster for the first time at Spa.

Mattia Drudi, Patric Niederhauser and Frédéric Vervisch will race the #66 Attempto entered car.

2017 Spa 24 winning team Saintéloc field Christopher Haase, DTM Championship leader Nico Müller and Markus Winkelhock in their #25 car.

WRT’s pair see Mirko Bortolotti, Kelvin van der Linde and two time Spa 24  winner and double DTM Champion René Rast in one supported car, Robin Frijns, Christopher Mies and Dries Vanthoor in the other.

“We have put together four powerful driver teams for the Spa 24 Hours, which we will distribute among three teams,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. 

“This way, we want to aim for our fifth overall victory in the biggest GT3 race of the year.”