1-2 victory for Audi R8 LMS at Bathurst
- Audi R8 LMS wins and sets new lap record
- Successful debut for newly-structured customer sports program
- Exciting three-way battle throughout race
Audi achieved a dream debut of its 2011 motorsport season in Australia: The Audi R8 LMS entered by Audi race experience Team Joest celebrated a 1-2 victory at the Bathurst 12 Hour after a fierce battle. Bathurst rookies Marc Basseng/Christopher Mies/Darryl O’Young (D/D/CN) won the 12 hour race 0.7 seconds ahead of their Australian team mates Mark Eddy/Craig Lowndes/Warren Luff.