• Audi R8 LMS leads Australian Endurance Championship
  • Three more victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in China
  • Podium in Asian Le Mans Series season opener
Australian Endurance Championship 2017
Audi R8 LMS #75 (Valvoline), Jaxon Evans/Tim Miles; Audi R8 LMS #82 (International Motorsport), Andrew Bagnall/Matt Halliday

The customers of Audi Sport customer racing in China and in Australia celebrated their next victories and podium positions last weekend.

Audi R8 LMS GT3

Table lead defended: The Australian driver duo of Tim Miles and Jaxon Evans continues to maintain its top spot in the standings after round three of the Australian Endurance Championship. The two privateers contested the Hampton Downs 500 weekend in an Audi R8 LMS of Team Valvoline and finished in second place. Before the finale at Highlands Motorsport Park on November 10, the driver duo, following two victories this season and position two to date, now has a 76-point advantage over its immediate rivals. 

Podium result in season opener: Tianshi Racing Team clinched a trophy at the beginning of the 2017/18 season of the Asian Le Mans Series. The squad contested the GT class in round one of the endurance racing series on the track at Zhuhai in China. The two Chinese campaigners, Peng Liu and Weian Chen, together with their Italian fellow driver Massimiliano Wiser in the Audi R8 LMS achieved third place after four hours of racing. 

Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR)

Three victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS: Andy Yan from Team New Faster Racing managed an impeccable weekend in the TCR China. The local campaigner remained unbeaten in his Audi RS 3 LMS in the fourth event at Ningbo in all three races. As a result, he has clinched six victories in the current season to date and is leading the standings before the finale at Guangdong on December 31. His teammate, Huang Chu Han, completed the result with two third places. Deng Bao Wei from Team Leo 109 Racing as the runner-up in round two contributed another podium finish for the Audi RS 3 LMS.

Dates for next weeks

10–12/11 Highlands Motorsport Park (NZ), round 4, Australian Endurance Championship

11–12/11 Motegi (J), round 8, Super GT

10–12/11 Austin (USA), 24H Endurance Series