International successes for Audi customer teams

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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