Audi R8 LMS Cup
03/22/2017 at 09:54. Facebook
#CircuitCountdown In its sixth season, the Cup will make its debut at the famous Suzuka Racing Course in Japan for Rounds 3 & 4 on June 10-11. Well known for its figure 8 track layout, the F1 circuit is 5.81 km long - making it the longest permanent track in Asia - and requires a mastery of both technique and speed. Its first half is very technical, characterised by the complexity of its...
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Audi R8 LMS Cup
03/21/2017 at 09:34. Facebook
#BehindtheCup Our sixth season kicks off in Sepang, Malaysia where already hot temperatures inside the cockpit combine with sweltering weather conditions. Despite this, all of our drivers will wear multi-layered racing suits, along with innerwear. And that's not forgetting, of course, gloves, boots, and closed-face helmets. The suits may look cool, but importantly, they are made from...
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In the 2017 season, our drivers will now be vying for a new honour on race days: the Pirelli Best Lap trophy! This trophy will be awarded for the quickest single lap recorded in each race of the upcoming season. As the season progresses, the number of Pirelli Best Lap awards will be tallied and an overall category winner will be announced at the end of the 10-race season. Do you know who would...
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2017 Audi R8 LMS Cup calendar:
Official Test / May / Sepang Circuit, Malaysia
Rounds 1&2 / May 6-7 / Sepang Circuit, Malaysia
Rounds 3&4 / June 10-11 / Suzuka Circuit - English, Japan
Rounds 5&6 / July 15-16 / Korea International Circuit, South Korea
Rounds 7&8 / September 9-10 / Shanghai International Circuit, China
Rounds 9&10 / October 20-21 / Zhejiang Circuit, China
Our long-term partner Absolute Racing will be returning to service our teams once again in the 2017 season. Thank you for your years of cooperation! #audir8cks
#newsroom Jasper Thong of Audi Hong Kong recorded an amateur class victory in round 1 of the TCR Asia Series today at the Sepang International Circuit. The youngster went on to climb the podium again in round 2 bringing his Audi RS 3 LMS home in second place in class. Phoenix Racing Asia driver SK Tong claimed third place in round 2 capping off a successful South-East Asia debut of the car....
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#newsroom Jasper Thong of Audi Hong Kong recorded an amateur class victory in round 1 of the TCR Asia Series today at the Sepang Circuit. The youngster went on to climb the podium again in round 2 bringing his Audi RS 3 LMS home in second place in class. Phoenix Racing Asia driver SK Tong claimed third place in round 2, capping off a successful South-East Asia debut of the car. Great job guys!...
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#newsroom The new Audi RS 3 LMS is all set to make its South-East Asia debut at rounds 1 and 2 of the TCR Asia Series at the Sepang Circuit this weekend! The TCR version of the Audi RS 3 sedan signifies the exciting expansion of the Audi Sport customer racing Asia platform into the fast-growing TCR segment. Cup driver Jasper Thong of team Audi Hong Kong and SK Tong of Phoenix Racing Asia will...
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Happy International Women's Day! Today is a great chance to celebrate the long legacy of female drivers who have competed with Audi around the world. The legendary French rally driver Michèle Mouton joined Audi to compete in the Audi quattro for the World Rally Championship (WRC) and finished as runner-up in the 1982 season. She went on to become the first president of the FIA’s Women in...
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2017 Audi R8 LMS Cup calendar:
Official Test / May / Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
Rounds 1&2 / May 6-7 / Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
Rounds 3&4 / June 10-11 / Suzuka International Racing Course, Japan
Rounds 5&6 / July 15-16 / Korea International Circuit, South Korea
Rounds 7&8 / September 9-10 / Shanghai Audi International Circuit, China
Rounds 9&10 / October 20-21 /...
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#Newsroom We are excited to confirm the final remaining calendar date for 2017! The Cup will be returning to the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam on July 15-16. This will be our fifth visit to South Korea and the fourth in a row to the former F1 circuit near the port city of Mokpo. And with that, our 2017 season calendar is now complete. Let the countdown commence!...
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Audi R8 LMS Cup Audi R8 LMS Cup completes 2017 calendar with Korea date

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Check out the new RS design language in the beautiful new Audi RS 5 DTM launched today at the Geneva International Motor Show alongside the Audi RS 5 Coupe. Good luck to the Audi teams and drivers for the season ahead! #LeagueofPerformance
#BehindtheCup We caught up with Chinese driver Cheng Congfu during the off-season and asked him to give fans an insight into some of the basic techniques of motor racing. “Generally, people believe that in motorsports, the most aggressive driver will win the championship. This is not the case. It is the accuracy of a driver’s performance that decides the outcome of a race. For example,...
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In the 2016 season, around 65 million fans tuned in to watch the Audi R8 LMS Cup’s television highlight shows on leading sports channels, including FOX Sports, Star Sports and Gear One, as well as Chinese stations such as Guangzhou TV Sports and Chongqing TV. Millions more of you watched the races live online from each round of the season! Thank you, all of you. We can't wait to kick-off yet...
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It's the calm before the storm. We are just over 60 days away from the launch of our sixth season with drivers, both old and new, gearing up to focus on the road ahead. Exciting announcements are coming soon - stay tuned! #audir8cks
Following the announcement of Pirelli Motorsport as the Cup's new tire partner, a new tyre regulation will be implemented in the upcoming 2017 season. Each driver will receive three sets of new Pirelli P Zero tyres for each race weekend – one more than in previous seasons. This will give the tyres and teams greater flexibility to test their car set-up ahead of races, making the qualifying...
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Tired of waiting for the 2017 season to commence? Ever wondering if you have what it takes to match the pros? Now, you can challenge our drivers from the comfort of your homes in our exciting new mobile game. Details coming soon - stay tuned! #ChallengethePros
#newsroom Audi has won the best motorsport platform award in the 2017 auto motor und sport Best Cars China Awards! In giving out the award, the jury highlighted the competitiveness off the Cup, the broad integration of the Asian customer racing programme and the general activities of Audi in motorsport globally. This award only gives us more impetus to deliver an even more exciting season in...
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Audi wins award for best motorsport platform from auto motor und sport China

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#newsroom Audi has won the best motorsport platform award in the 2017 auto motor und sport Best Cars China Awards! Last season, tens of thousands of fans watched the Cup from the grandstands and millions of others on TV and online channels as the Audi Sport customer racing Asia platform continued to expand. Thanks to ams for the recognition and thanks to all of you, our fans - your support...
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Audi R8 LMS Cup Audi wins award for best motorsport platform from auto motor und sport China

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Happy Birthday to Audi R8 LMS Cup original and two-time Am Cup champion 賽車手 李勇德Jeffrey Lee! #legend