Season opener for Audi racing series in Asia with numerous innovations
- Even more suspense: ‘Super Pole’ in qualifying, standing starts, new technology for the car
- Rene Koneberg: “We’re set on further consolidating our leading position in developing motorsport in Asia”
- Broad TV presence in Asia and live streaming on www.audir8lmscup.com
The Audi R8 LMS Cup is starting its fourth season at Zhuhai, South China, on the opening weekend of March 21–22. Audi’s Asia-wide one-make cup will be offering numerous innovations to fans and drivers in 2015. The aerodynamics of the Cup car has been improved and the series will now be featuring standing starts with launch control and a new qualifying format with subsequent single timed laps, plus an equivalence system to balance differences in the drivers’ body weight. Up to 22 entrants will be battling each other in thrilling duels in two sprint races on each of the six race weekends.