The Audi Sport Team Absolute Racing scored a close third place at the Suzuka 10 Hours.
Christopher Haase/Kelvin van der Linde/Markus Winkelhock crossed the finish line just 1.2 seconds behind the runner-up. Another Audi R8 LMS finished 25 hundredths of a second behind. The Audi Sport Team WRT claimed fourth place with drivers Christopher Mies/Dries Vanthoor/Frédéric Vervisch. In the drivers’ standings, Haase and Winkelhock now rank behind three competitors; Audi lies second in the manufacturers’ classification.