With the Le Mans pretests set for 6 May, Champion Racing
busy packing up our race equipment for shipment to France. A smaller,
transporter has been added to our fleet for the overseas trip, and you see
below. Dave Schnorr has decorated the bright red truck with standard
graphics, and the fully loaded truck is already on its way to France by
Also shown below are two photos showing some of the details of our Le Mans
As announced back at our R8 Press Launch, Champion will join as part of
factory assault on this year's 24 Hours. At the New York Auto Show our
Mans driver lineup was announced, which will consist of Ralf Kelleners,
Herbert and Didier Theys, all of whom have significant Le Mans experience.
was also part of the first Audi attempt at Le Mans in 1999, in one of the
cars. Herbert is a previous Le Mans overall winner, in the Mazda prototype
took the win in 1991.
The tentative schedule for the Testing week (all times Central European