Audi R8 LMS GT3
Two victories at the Nürburgring: On the fourth race weekend of the DMV GTC, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing once again presented themselves in top form. After the privateers celebrated victories on each of the first three race weekends, they continued their string of success at the Nürburgring. Ronny C’Rock from Team Montaplast by Land Motorsport in an Audi R8 LMS won the first sprint in front of Carrie Schreiner from HCB-Rutronik Racing also in an Audi. In the second sprint, Carrie Schreiner again clinched second place. The Dunlop 60 race Carrie Schreiner and Kevin Arnold decided in their favor after this duo had previously won the one-hour race at Dijon on the second race weekend. As a result, team HCB-Rutronik Racing has remained unbeaten in the Dunlop 60 classification to date this season.
One-two results in Australia: Two Audi Sport customers scored two one-two results in the GT3 classification on the second race weekend of the GT-1 Australia. On the circuit at Morgan Park, Rod Salmon crossed the finish line 14 seconds ahead of his immediate rival Matt Stoupas. In race two, Stoupas finished ahead of Salmon. Both competed in an Audi R8 LMS ultra.
On podium twice in the Netherlands: Andreas Schmidt returned from the third race weekend of the Spezial Tourenwagen Trophy with two trophies. On the track at Assen in the Netherlands, the German in an Audi R8 LMS ultra clinched third place in his category in both races.
Podium successes in China: Audi Sport customer teams started the new China Endurance Championship at Shanghai with three podium finishes. In the GT3 classification, Italian Max Wiser and his Chinese teammates Chen Weian and Lin Shuming with TianShi Racing achieved third place in an Audi R8 LMS ultra. In the GTC class for cup race cars, Chen Bohan/Zhang Yaqi finished runners-up with One Team. Third place went to Leo Racing with drivers Tse Ka Hing/Philip Tang. Both driver teams relied on the Audi R8 LMS.