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Curtain-raiser and 24-hour race postponed
2020-03-18

The test and set-up day for the Nürburgring Endurance Series may have already taken place, but otherwise the world of motorsport has ground to a complete halt due to the spread of the coronavirus. The first two rounds of the NES, originally scheduled for 21 March and 4 April, have been called off. The DTM […]

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AUDI RS 5 DTM (2019)

Since the 2013 season, Phoenix has been fielding the Audi RS 5 DTM. In the debut year, Mike Rockenfeller clinched the drivers’ title and the squad triumphed in the teams’ classification. In 2019 the DTM and Audi are ringing in a new technological era. Thanks to turbocharged engines and completely reworked aerodynamics, fans can look forward to an additional 100hp.

Vehicle type
Class 1 race car
Chassis
Carbon fiber monocoque, front, rear and lateral CFRP crash elements
Engine
Inline-four spark ignition engine with gasoline direct injection (TFSI), exhaust turbocharger with intercooler
Displacement
2.000 cc
Power
More than 610 hp (450 kW), Approx. 30 hp boost due to push-to-pass function
Torque
More than 650 Nm
Transmission type
Rear wheel drive
Clutch
4-plate carbon clutch
Gearbox
Semi-automatic 6-speed gearbox with paddle shift
Differential
Adjustable plate-type limited-slip differential
Suspension
Independent front and rear suspension, double wishbones, pushrod system, adjustable gas pressure dampers
Brakes
Hydraulic dual circuit brake system, light alloy monobloc brake calipers, ventilated carbon fiber brake discs
Dimensions
4.958/1,950/1,150 mm (incl. rear wing)
Minimum weight
981 kg (excluding driver)
Fuel tank capacity
120 l
AUDI R8 LMS GT3 (2019)

With the Audi R8 LMS GT3, Phoenix Racing has been able to celebrate several race victories. Twice, the team has won the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (2012, 2014) with the GT3 race car.

Vehicle type
Sports car according to FIA GT3 regulations
Chassis
Audi Space Frame (ASF) featuring an aluminum CFRP hybrid design, steel roll cage, CFRP and aluminum bolt-on parts
Engine
V10 engine, gasoline direct injection
Cubic capacity
5,200 cc
Performance
Up to 430 kW (585 hp)
Torque
More than 550 Nm
Type of drive
Rear-wheel drive, traction control (ASR)
Clutch
Electro-hydraulically operated three-plate racing clutch (ECA)
Transmission
Sequential six-speed performance transmission with paddle shifters
Differential
Adjustable limited-slip differential
Suspension
Independent suspension, double wishbones, suspension struts with coil springs, adjustable dampers and stabilizers
Brakes
Hydraulic dual-circuit braking system, steel brake discs, racing ABS
Dimensions
4,573/1,997/1,171 mm
Minimum weight
1,225 kg
Fuel tank capacity
120 l
Audi R8 LMS GT4 (2018)

The Audi R8 LMS GT4 is an important part of the Phoenix Racing story: After the team played a key role in developing the car, it also celebrated its first major success with a one-two victory at the 24 Hours of Dubai 2018.

Vehicle type
Two-seat sports car according to GT4 regulations (SRO)
Chassis
Fiber composite materials and aluminum
Engine
90°-V10-gasoline engine with combined multi-point and gasoline direct injection
Displacement
5.200 cc
Power
Up to 495HP
Torque
More than 550 Nm
Transmission type
Rear wheel drive
Clutch
Two electrohydraulically operated wet-type multi-plate clutches
Gearbox
7-speed double-clutch S tronictransmission with paddle shifters
Differential
Mechanical limited-slip differential
Suspension
Double wishbones front and rear, 2-way gas pressure dampers, ride height, toe,camber and stabilizers adjustable
Brakes
Hydraulic dual-circuit braking system, steel brake discsfront (380 x 34 mm) and rear(365 x 32 mm)
Dimensions
4.467/2.037/1.240 mm (incl. side view mirrors)
Minimum weight
1.460 kg
Fuel tank capacity
118 l
Background

Passion, teamwork, meticulous attention to detail. Since its formation in 1999, Phoenix Racing has evolved into a well-established quantity in international motorsport. Be it in the DTM, in GT racing series or in endurance racing – team boss Ernst Moser’s squad can look back on numerous successes and milestones.

“We love challenge and competition. And we love success. That’s our passion and motivation. That’s what drives us.“

Team Director Ernst Moser

Super touring cars, DTM, Porsche Carrera Cup, Nürburgring 24 Hours, Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours, FIA GT Championship, VLN, Speedcar, cross-country rallies – the list of the championships and racing series in which Phoenix Racing has been active before is as impressive as the automobile manufacturers the team has worked with: Aston Martin, Audi, Corvette, Opel, Porsche and Volkswagen.

1999 Winner Touring Car GP Macau
2000 Winner 24h Nürburgring
2003 Winner 24h Nürburgring
2007 Winner 24h Spa
2009 Winner FIA GT3 European Championship, winner Belgian GT3 Championship
2011 Winner DTM drivers’ classification
2012 Winner 24h Nürburgring, winner 24h Spa, winner 12h Bathurst
2013 Winner DTM drivers’ classification, winner DTM teams’ classification
2014 Winner 24h Nürburgring
2015 2nd Place 12h Bathurst
2017 Winner 24h Nürburgring Qualification Race
2018 Winner GT4 European Series, Winner 24h Dubai GT4 class
2019 Winner 24h Nürburgring, Winner SP9 Pro-Am VLN

inside phoenix
Team Director
Ernst Moser
Team Manager
Dirk Theimann
Technical Director
Jürgen Jungklaus
Team Manager DTM
Ron Moser
Team Manager GT
Jean-Luc Tille
Drivers
Date of birth:October 31, 1983
Place of birth:Neuwied (GER)
Residence:Landschlacht (SUI)
Career Highlights
2005 1st FIA GT Championship, 2006 1st 24h Nürburgring, 2008 1st Le Mans Series, 2010 1st 24h Daytona 1st 24h Le Mans, 2013 1st DTM
Mike
Rockenfeller
Date of birth:June 12, 1982
Place of birth:Chartres (FRA)
Residence:Genf (SUI)
Career Highlights
2010 1st Super GT Japan, 2011 1st Sebring 12 Hours, 2012 1st Spa-Francorchamps 6 Hours, 2013 1st Le Mans 24 Hours, 1st FIA WEC
Loïc
Duval
Date of birth:July 21, 1997
Place of birth:Wümbach (DE)
Residence:Wümbach (DE)
Career Highlights
2013-2017 ADAC Formel 4, 2017 24h Nürburgring (1st class Cup3), 2018 ADAC GT Masters Blancpain Endurance Series 24h Nürburgring (1st class GT4)
Kim-Luis
Schramm
Date of birth:April 9, 1975
Place of birth:Cologne (GER)
Residence:Bad Münstereifel (GER)
Career Highlights
1997-2003 Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, 2003 Porsche Supercup, 2012 1st 24h Nürburgring 1st 24h Spa, 2017 1st VLN GT3
Frank
Stippler
Date of birth:April 4, 1995
Place of birth:Frankfurt (GER)
Residence:Frankfurt (GER)
Career Highlights
2018 2nd VLN3, VLN: class victories SP9/SP7
Vincent
Kolb
Phoenix Racing GmbH
Gewerbepark Nürburgring
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 28
D-53520 Meuspath
Phone: +49 2691 910 990
Email: info@phoenix-racing.de
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