Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup
Two victories for Hoogenboom: Round three of the Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup season that was held as part of the supporting program of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring was dominated by Leonard Hoogenboom. The Dutchman won both races on the weekend from pole position and additionally set the fastest race lap twice. In the first heat, leader of the standings Robin Rogalski and Rudolf Rhyn completed the podium lockout and in the second race, Mike Hesse finished runner-up while Rogalski came third.
Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR)
Within striking distance: With a second and a sixth position, Aleksey Dudukalo in an Audi RS 3 LMS defended second place in the TCR Russia standings at the Smolenskring. The driver from Moscow competing for the Lukoil Racing team is just three championship points off the overall leader. Two fellow Audi drivers finished in the top three too: Klim Gavrilov came third in race one. In the second heat, third position went to Pavel Kalmanovich.
Podium in Japan: Takuro Shinohara in an Audi RS 3 LMS secured a podium in round three of the TCR Japan. The Japanese started the first race from pole position but dropped to the fourth spot at the start before fighting back to second.
Top three result in Italy: Enrico Bettera, as the runner-up in the second heat of TCR Italy’s round three at Imola, claimed a podium finish in an Audi RS 3 LMS from Pit Lane Competizioni.
Coming up next week
27–30/06 Watkins Glen (USA), round 6, IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship
27–30/06 Watkins Glen (USA), round 4, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
28–30/06 Misano (I), rounds 3 and 4, Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe
28–30/06 Shanghai (CN), rounds 5 and 6, China GT Championship
29–30/06 Misano (I), rounds 5 and 6, GT4 European Series
29–30/06 Buriram (THA), round 4, Super GT
29–30/06 Shannonville (CDN), rounds 5 and 6, Canadian Touring Car Championship
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