Loïc Duval was one of the names of the test of the DTM at Jerez. Despite not being a ‘rookie’ or of a young pilot, the frenchman was able to test the Audi RS 5 DTM on the tests that the three brands involved in the DTM organized to test young talent. A test that maybe you can be the first step before an eventual move to the Championship German Touring car, the whole time Loïc Duval has been one of the six official drivers of Audis have been without the program after the abrupt departure of the brand of the class LMP1 in the WEC.
With all Loïc Duval has not lost the calm, and has opted to continue faithful to Audi Sport, that in addition enable you to test the Audi RS 5 DTM, also ensures a steering wheel in 2017 in either the DTM or any other series in which the brand has a presence. In this aspect, Audi Sport is already working to find accommodation for the pilot of 34 years ahead of next season, which will also compete with the team Dragon Racing in Formula E in a program outside in this case to Audi.
In relation to experience with the Audi RS 5 DTM, Duval explained in statements to ‘Motorsport.com'[19459007their] feelings: “it Was good to be back behind the wheel and see you again to the guys on the team. The DTM is a great championship with exciting races, many fans in the stands and three brands top involved. It is still too early to say if I’ll be in the DTM in 2017 or not. I Know that Audi works hard to give me the best option. I know of my future in a few days. The DTM has nothing to do with it. The LMP1 have a very advanced technology. In the end, the spirit is different, because in the endurance run as a team”.