Saturday, August 23, 2014

Australian GT: Top 5 and class win for Audi teams in Sydney Motorsport Park race 1

By Tarek Ramchani

The Audi teams performed very well in the first of the two Australian GT Championship races today at Sydney Motorsport Park. Top 5 results overall and domination in GT Trophy class with a fine 1-2 victory.

The #6 Audi R8 LMS shared by  Rod Salmon and Nathan Antunes finished in a very solid fourth overall and took a great GT Trophy class win.

The #71 Audi R8 LMS from Equity-One Motorsport ended right behind in fifth place and second in GT Trophy class. The car was driven by Dean Koutsoumidis and James Winslow.

The #75 JAMEC PEM Audi R8 LMS ultra driven by Steve McLaughlan and Warren Luff finished the 1-hour race in eighth place overall.

Outright victory went to the #7 Aston Martin V12 Vantage from VIP Petfoods. The #1 McLaren MP4-12C from Darrell Lea was second. The #48 Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 GT3 from Interlloy was third.

Photo credit: Australian GT