Monday, March 24, 2014

Australian GT: Trio of Audi R8 LMS cars heading to the season opener at Sandown

By Johan Laubscher

The Australian GT Championship will be getting underway at Sandown next weekend. Currently three Audi R8 LMS entries have been included on the entry list. 

All three of the Audi R8 LMS cars are entered within the GT Trophy Class for older GT3 machinery (2011 and older).

The first Audi is that of reigning GT Trophy champion, Steve McLaughlan, who is driving the #75 JAMEC PEM Audi R8 LMS. Dean Koutsoumidis and James Winslow will be sharing the #71 Equity-One Motorsport Audi R8 LMS. The third Audi will be the #6 Audi R8 LMS of Rod Salmon, who is driving this R8 LMS whilst his primary Audi R8 LMS ultra is being repaired, following the qualifying crash at Bathurst. He is leasing the R8 LMS from Peter Conroy.

The opening round will be held at Sandown Raceway, 28-30 March.

GT Trophy Class Audi entries:

#6 Audi R8 LMS - Rod Solman

#71 Audi R8 LMS - Dean Koutsoumidis and James Winslow
Equity-One Motorsport

#75 Audi R8 LMS - Steve McLaughlan

The full entry list can be seen HERE.

Photo credit: 
Melbourne Performance Centre
Audi Communications - Motorsport