Participation in the New ST-R Class of the Super Taikyu Series 2017 Sponsoring the "Audi Team DreamDrive"

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CONTEC Co., Ltd. (listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Securities Code: 6639) will be sponsoring the "Audi Team DreamDrive" racing team that will take part in the new Super Taikyu Series ST-R Class from 2017.

Embracing the "we are challengers" spirit, CONTEC will be sponsoring the "Audi Team DreamDrive" and become one with the racing team competing in the Super Taikyu Series with Japan’s No. 1 machine, the Audi RS3 LMS. For one year starting in 2017, CONTEC will contribute to the development of the automotive industry through different activities. In addition, we will be using the "PT-970 Series Panel Computer" as a data analysis terminal at the pit stop, the front line of the racing team. With our best products, will continue to support the various challenges of the arduous battles the team will be facing.
The Audi Team DreamDrive took the pole position for the first race held on April 1 (Saturday) at Twin Ring Motegi after finishing first in the qualifying session. The team could not take one of the top positions because of a fuel-related machine issue in the finals. However, completing the 200-minute grueling race was a great success in itself.

Pit Computer (PT-970 Panel Computer)

PT-970 Series Panel Computer(Left) Open display (Right) Closed display

Audi Team DreamDrive team organization

Entrant name Audi Team DreamDrive
CAR No. 45
Main sponsor LIQUI MOLY GmbH
Base vehicle Audi RS3 LMS
Tires The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Team Representative and Director Hidehiro Sawada
Drivers Shozo Tagahara / Takuya Shirasaka / Naoto Takeda / Yoshiyuki Okumura
Chief Engineer Minoru Yoneda
Chief mechanic Kunihiro Mori
Mechanics Takashi Sakurai / Nariaki Ito / Satoshi Isoda / Hideya Koizumi / Kenichi Fujimoto
Mechanic trainees Students of the Kanto Industrial College and JMC
Data Engineer Hiroshi Fujii
Manager Hiroko Koizumi
Photographer Hideyuki Mizuta

Super Taikyu Series 2017 Schedule

Schedule Venue Race time
Test1 February 26 Twin Ring Motegi none
Rd.1 April 1 and 2 Twin Ring Motegi 200 min
Rd.2 April 29 and 30 Sportsland SUGO 3 hours
Rd.3 June 10 and 11 Suzuka Circuit 4 hours
Rd.4 July 15 and 16 Autopolis 3 hours
Test2 August 2 Fuji Speedway none
Rd.5 September 2 and 3 Fuji Speedway 9 hours
Rd.6 October 21 and 22 Okayama International Circuit 3 hours

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