Aditya Patel to drive Audi R8 LMS ultra at 2013 ADAC GT Masters
Aditya Patel, Audi India race talent and class winner at the 24 hours Nurburgring will be participating in the ADAC GT Masters 2013 in Europe. His determination and perseverance has allowed him to take part in this GT3 championship after he fared well at the 24 hours Nurburgring held last year. ADAC GT Master provides drivers with the right mix of excitement and a platform for them to showcase their driving skills thereby providing them with avenues that will enhance their careers.
He partner’s with last year’s MS RACING driver, Daniel Dobitsch. 16 thrilling races over 8 weekends combined with participation of drivers from all over the world provides one with a suitable experience in order to go forth in their careers. During the series, Aditya Patel will be seen driving an Audi R8 LMS Ultra, which is quattro GmbH’s 100th customer racing car to be produced.
Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India said, “Racing in a GT3 championship is a step-up in Aditya’s development from last year, when he became the first Indian to win the 24hrs of Nürburgring in an Audi TTS. The ADAC GT Masters offers a high level of competitiveness and will equip Aditya with the right kind of experience to further his career. Team MS RACING with Aditya and the Audi R8 LMS ultra are a winning combination. At Audi India, we believe in nurturing young talent, and we hope to continue developing race talents like Aditya in future as well.”
Elated at the opportunity to compete at the GT3, Aditya Patel said, “I am very happy to continue my association with Audi India. After last year’s success, it is great to race in a GT3 championship with a highly experienced team. The Audi R8 LMS ultra is a specimen of superlative automotive technology. It is powerful, has fantastic balance, is extremely stable around the corners and drives like none other on the track. I would like to thank Audi India and my sponsors for their trust in me and my fans for all their good wishes and support.”
Harald Böttner, team principal, MS RACING said, “We are really happy to have Aditya in our team. The first test at Oschersleben with Aditya shows that he is a committed young driver with a lot of potential. We are looking forward to the coming season.”