The Drivers

The permanent grid places in the 2017 Audi Sport TT Cup included 16 drivers from three continents, which represented eleven nations. The average age before the season’s first race was 18.75 years, never before has the Audi one-make cup been younger.

#2 Finlay Hutchison

Finlay Hutchison (GB) – Rookie

Date of birth: 20 January, 2000
Place of birth: Dundee (GB)
Residence: Dundee (GB)
Height/weight: 1.88 m/82 kg
Motorsport since: 2011

Sporting career
2011: 1st West of Scotland Kart Club (WSKC) Minimax
2016: 23rd in Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup
2017: 1st in Dubai 24 Hours TCR class (Audi RS 3 LMS), 16th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#3 Gosia Rdest

Gosia Rdest (PL)

Date of birth: 14 January, 1993
Place of birth: Żyrardów (PL)
Residence: Kraków (PL)
Height/weight: 1.63 m/55 kg
Motorsport since: 2009

Sporting career
2010: 4th in Polish Kart Championship
2011: 1st in Polish Kart Championship, 1st in IK-FIA World Karting Championship, CIK-FIA European Karting Championship, WSK Master Series
2012: 7th in Formula BMW Talent Cup
2013: 18th in BRDC Formula 4 Championship
2014: 13th in Volkswagen Castrol Cup
2015: 12th in Audi Sport TT Cup, 10th in Volkswagen Castrol Cup
2016: 8th in Audi Sport TT Cup
2017: 6th in Audi Sport TT Cup, 30th in ADAC TCR Germany

#4 DREW RIDGE

Drew Ridge (AUS) – Rookie

Date of birth: 15 January, 1999
Place of birth: Gosford (AUS)
Residence: Central Coast (AUS)
Height/weight: 1.85 m/72.5 kg
Motorsport since: 2011

Sporting career
2014: 1st Australian Sprint Karting Championship, Junior clubman class
2015: 1st Super 6 Formula BMW Asia Cup, Australian Formula 4 Championship
2016: 15th in Australian Toyota 86 Championship
2017: 5th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#5 Fabienne Wohlwend 

Fabienne Wohlwend (FL) – Rookie

Date of birth: 7 November, 1997
Place of birth: Vaduz (FL)
Residence: Schellenberg (FL)
Height/weight: 1.63 m/ 55 kg
Motorsport since: 2005

Sporting career
2005–2015: Karting
2007: 2nd Mini Liechtenstein Karting Championship
2008, 2009: 1st Super Mini Liechtenstein Karting Championship
2010: 3rd Super Mini Swiss Karting Championship
2012: 2nd KF3 Swiss Karting Championship
2014: 5th Swiss Karting Championship
2016: Italian Formula 4 Championship
2017: 11th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#7 Vivien Keszthelyi

Vivien Keszthelyi (H) – Rookie

Date of birth: 7 December, 2000
Place of birth: Debrecen (H)
Residence: Budapest (H)
Height/weight: 1.73 m/61 kg
Motorsport since: 2014

Sporting career
2014:
Suzuki Swift Cup Magyar
2015: 3rd Suzuki Swift Cup Magyar
2016: 1st Division 2000 Central European Trophy
2017: 13th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#8 Yannik Brandt

Yannik Brandt (CH) – Rookie

Date of birth:
3 October, 2000
Place of birth: Brussels (B)
Residence: Forch (CH)
Height/weight: 1.86 m/69 kg
Motorsport since: 2012

Sporting career
2012: Karting Rotax Mini
2013: 3rd Swiss Junior Karting Rotax Championship
2014: 1st Swiss Junior Karting Rotax Championship
2015: 2nd Swiss Karting 002 Rotax Championship
2016: 9th in ADAC Formula 4
2017: 8th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#9 Mike Beckhusen

Mike Beckhusen (D) – Rookie

Date of birth:
8 February, 2000
Place of birth: Berlin (D)
Residence: Berlin (D)
Height/weight: 1.71 m/60 kg
Motorsport since: 2005

Sporting career
2008: 2nd East German ADAC Karting Cup
2009: 3rd ADAC Kartmasters Bambini B
2010: 1st Gold Cup DMV Bambini B, 2nd DMV Karting Championship
2011: 2nd Easy European Karting Championship
2012: 2nd KF3 Junior ADAC Karting Cup
2013: 2nd DMV Karting Championship
2015: Kia Lotos Cup
2016: 3rd ADAC TCR Germany junior rankings
2017: 14th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#11 Tommaso Mosca

Tommaso Mosca (I) – Rookie

Date of birth: 10 April, 2000
Place of birth: Brescia (I)
Residence: Brescia (I)
Height/weight: 1.78 m/77 kg
Motorsport since: 2004

Sporting career
2004–2016:
Kart
2013: 3rd Trofeo delle Industrie KF3 Karting Championship
2014: 9th Italian KF3 Karting Championship, 9th WSK Champions Cup
2015: European KZ2 Karting Championship, 13th: Italian KZ2 Karting Championship
2016: 13th European KZ2 Karting Championship, 11th: Italian KZ2 Karting Championship
2017: 3rd in Audi Sport TT Cup

#15 Jack Manchester 

Jack Manchester (GB) – Rookie

Date of birth: 15 September, 1998
Place of birth: Guildford (GB)
Residence: Guildford (GB)
Height/weight: 1.98 m/91 kg
Motorsport since: 2016

Sporting career
2016: Radical Challenge, Radical European Master
2017: 17th in Audi Sport TT Cup

 

#17 Keagan Masters

Keagan Masters (ZA) – Rookie

Date of birth: 2 March, 2000
Place of birth: Sandton (ZA)
Residence: Hartbeespoort (ZA)
Height/weight: 1.90 m/78 kg
Motorsport since: 2008

Sporting career
2008–2015: Karting
2013: 1st Junior ROK Kart Championship
2015: 3rd Formula Ford South Africa
2016: 3rd VW Polo Cup South Africa
2017: 7th in Audi Sport TT Cup, 1st in Sasol GTC 2 Championship

#23 Philip Ellis

Philip Ellis (GB)

Date of birth: 9 October, 1992
Place of birth: Munich (D)
Residence: Zug (CH)
Height/weight: 1.74 m/63 kg
Motorsport since: 2010

Sporting career
2011: 1st LO Formula Lista
2012: Formula 3 Euro Series
2016: 6th Audi Sport TT Cup
2017: 1st in Audi Sport TT Cup   

#24 Simon Wirth

Simon Wirth (D)

Date of birth: 24 June, 1996
Place of birth: Ingolstadt (D)
Residence: Lenting (D)
Height/weight: 1.76 m/78 kg
Motorsport since: 2004

Sporting career
2004–2012: Motocross
2013–2014: Karting
2015: Formula 4 test driver
2017: 10th in Audi Sport TT Cup

 

#25 Mikel Azcona

Mikel Azcona (E)

Date of birth: 25 June, 1996
Place of birth: Arrigorriaga (E)
Residence: Falces (E)
Height/weight: 1.80 m/62 kg
Motorsport since: 2002

Sporting career
2002–2011: Karting
2014: 2nd Renault Clio Cup Eurocup, 3rd Maxi Endurance Race (32h)
2015: 2nd Renault Clio Cup Spain, 3rd Seat Leon Eurocup
2016: 2nd Seat Leon Eurocup
2017: 2nd in Audi Sport TT Cup

#31 Kevin Arnold 

Kevin Arnold (D) – Rookie

Date of birth: 31 December, 1999
Place of birth: Münsingen (D)
Residence: Aichelau (D)
Height/weight: 1.75 m/75 kg
Motorsport since: 2016

Sporting career
2016: DMV BMW Challenge
2017: 12th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#43 Milan Dontje

Milan Dontje (NL)

Date of birth: 20 April, 1995
Place of birth: Alkmaar (NL)
Residence: Alkmaar (NL)
Height/weight: 1.88 m/88 kg
Motorsport since: 2003

Sporting career
2003–2014: Karting
2006: 1st Dutch KZ2 Karting Championship
2011: 1st Dutch KZ2 Karting Championship
2012: 2nd Benelux KZ2 Karting Championship
2015: 2nd Dutch Supercar Challenge GTB class
2016: 6th Dutch Supercar Challenge Superlight Class
2017: 4th in Audi Sport TT Cup

#55 Fabian Vettel

Fabian Vettel (D) – Rookie

Date of birth: 10 December, 1998
Place of birth: Heppenheim (D)
Residence: Heppenheim (D)
Height/weight: 1.74 m/60 kg
Motorsport since: 2015

Sporting career
2017:
4th in Audi Sport TT Cup

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