Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Audi R8 GT LMS Record Breaking lap time at PIC Taiwan

Audi Taiwan Press Release 

Audi R8 GT LMS Record Breaking lap time on Pen Bay International Circuit

Audi Taiwan is the first carmaker to officially announce the establishment of “Audi Taiwan Race Team” in May of 2013 to promote Taiwan domestic racing sport.  To show support of domestic racers, Audi Taiwan invited Jeffrey Lee, a well-known Taiwan racer, to be the spokesperson and racer for the team.  The team, led by Jeffrey Lee, competed in the 2013 Audi R8 LMS Cup Asia Series.

To continue promotion of Taiwan domestic racing sport, Audi Taiwan Race Team entered to race in the 2013 Option GP.  This race was held by one of Taiwan’s most famous automobile magazine media called Option. Jeffrey Lee raced with the Audi R8 LMS (number 777) in the GT Challenge Open Class and came up on top.  He was the champion of the class and also broke the Pen Bay International Circuit’s record.  Audi Taiwan Race Team achieved a lap time of 1:44.893, which is the fastest lap time ever on this track.

More photos from this event are available at QuattroWorld.com HERE.

Photo credit: Audi Taiwan / J-Fly Racing