Audi R8 LMS Cup visited the Land of the Rising Sun with the Audi one-make cup making its debut appearance at the legendary Suzuka race track in Japan. With a win and a runner-up finish, Belgian Alessio Picariello strengthened his lead in the drivers’ standings.
Victory at Suzuka: Marchy Lee and Shaun Thong from Audi Hong Kong won the opening heat of the Blancpain GT Series Asia race weekend at Suzuka. Two more podium results were achieved by fellow Audi drivers during the event.
More success for the Audi customers and the Audi R8 LMS: In Italy. Audi Sport Italia celebrated its best race weekend of the year with two runner-up results at Monza. Montaplast by Land-Motorsport finished on the podium in third in the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring in Germany. In Down Under, Matt Stoupas clinched three wins in the Victrian State Circuit Racing Championships at Winton. The K&K Racing Team collected trophies in the FIA CEZ at Most in the Czech Republic, and a hillclimb victory for Luis Monzón from Auto-Laca Competición in Lanzarote.
Centre stage in Ingolstadt: The Nürburgring 24 Hours race-winning Audi R8 LMS from Audi Sport Team Land was on display in the foyer at Audi Forum Ingolstadt. The GT3 race car was showcased in its original condition, with all of the signs of wear and dirt from 4,009 kilometres of racing having been fully preserved.