Asian premiere of the Audi R8 LMS at first FIA GT World Cup in Macau
- Four new Audi R8 LMS cars on grid of city street race in Macau
- World’s most important GT3 sprint race upgraded by FIA
- Endurance race in Asia to follow in December
The new Audi R8 LMS instantly won its first major endurance race – the Nürburgring 24 Hours – in May. Now the GT3 sports car will be battling for victory in the season’s most important sprint race in the streets of Macau. At the same time, this marks the Asian premiere of the Audi R8 LMS from November 19 to 22. The International Automobile Federation has awarded ‘FIA GT World Cup’ status to this city street race for the first time. Starting in 2016, Audi will be fielding the new race car in the Asia-wide Audi R8 LMS Cup.