thehairpincorner.com Bulletin: 31/05/2019

Image thanks to Audi Sport.

thehairpincorner.com daily bulletin brings you the most important news from the world of touring car racing. Presenting all the essential news in a short and concise format every weekday, the bulletin covers BTCC, DTM and Supercars.

DTM

Audi Unveil Andrea Dovizioso’s Livery

Audi Sport have unveiled the livery which will adorn Andrea Dovizioso’s car as he makes his DTM debut at Misano in June. The Italian Moto GP rider will take over duties behind the wheel of one Audi’s customer-run WRT cars replacing Pietro Fittipaldi who will be in Canada with Haas F1 Team.

With backing from motorcycle manufacturer Ducati for the weekend, Dovizioso completed a test programme at Misano last week with DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom.

Image thanks to Audi Sport.

Supercars

Mostert’s DJR Team Penske Factory Visit Was Not About A Future Contract

DJR Team Penske have moved to quash talk that Chaz Mostert’s factory visit ahead of the Winton SuperSprint had anything to do with a future drive at the team. Mostert was confirmed to have visited the factory recently, however team boss Dr Ryan Story was quick to deny any talk of contacts saying that Mostert had simply dropped off an item to be taken to Winton in the DJR Team Penske transporter.

Talk of Mostert and a potential drive with DJR Team Penske has hotted up over recent months following Scott McLaughlin’s confirmatoin of an eventual aim to drive in NASCAR and the fact that Fabian Coulthard could be out of contact at the end of the season.

Scott McLaughlin To Wear Indigineous Boots For Charity In Darwin

Image thanks to Scott McLaughlin.

Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin has revealed a pair of special indigineous boots which he will wear at the Darwin Triple Crown, with the boots being auctioned off to charity post-race. The funds raised from the auction will be donated to FightMND, a charity established to fight and cure motor neurone disease. McLaughlin will wear the

The Darwin Triple Crown will take place on the June 14-16. weekend.

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