Audi customer teams celebrate victories and podium finishes worldwide

Audi R8 LMS GT3

Double victory in the DMV GTC: In the DMV GTC club racing series, the Audi R8 LMS celebrated two victories on the sixth race weekend at Oschersleben. Up-and-coming driver Simon Reicher from Audi’s customer racing team Yaco Racing triumphed in round one. In the second race, the Austrian, who had set the fastest time in both qualifying sessions, finished third. Victory went to the Spaniard Isaac Tutumlu Lopez in an Audi R8 LMS from Car Collection Motorsport. In the Dunlop 60 race the day before, Reicher had claimed second position ahead of Isaac Tutumlu Lopez/Dimitri Parhofer.

Podium in the Eifel: Frank Stippler and Vincent Kolb drove the Audi R8 LMS from Phoenix Racing to third place in the 6-hour race of the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. After six hours of racing with many thrilling duels and changing weather conditions, the Phoenix duo crossed the finish line 36 seconds behind the winners.

Perfect weekend in Australia: Nick Kelly delivered an impeccable performance with Audi Sport customer racing in Australian club racing. At the third event of the CAMS NSW Production Sports Car Championship in Sydney, the Australian in an Audi R8 LMS ultra drove to a one-two-three victory in both sprint races, each time finishing in front of his fellow Audi drivers Matt Stoupas and Vince Muriti. In the 50-minute endurance race during the event, Matt Stoupas in an Audi R8 LMS ultra won in front of Vince Muriti.

Success at Spa: On the third race weekend of the GT and Touring Car Racing Series at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Heinz Schmersal won both races in an Audi R8 LMS ultra.

Coming up next week

08–11/08 Qinhuangdao (CN), rounds 7 and 8, China GT Championship
09–11/08 Zandvoort (NL), rounds 7 and 8, ADAC GT Masters
09–11/08 Zandvoort (NL), rounds 5 and 6, ADAC GT4 Germany
09–11/08 Zandvoort (NL), rounds 7 and 8, ADAC TCR Germany
09–11/08 Trois-Rivières (CDN), rounds 7 and 8, Canadian Touring Car Championship

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