Monday, September 1, 2014

Sepang 12 Hours: Podium for Absolute Racing Audi in the MMER

By Tarek Ramchani

Audi took a fine podium at the demanding Sepang 12 Hours race. After a very fought event customer team Absolute Racing finished the event in third place.

Alexandre Imperatori, Henri Moser and Matt Solomon who shared the Absolute Racing #99 Audi R8 LMS ultra covered a total of 316 laps. Up ahead it was an all Ferrari affair, Cleawater Racing scored a 1-2 victory with their 458 GT3 Italias.

The #28 Audi R8 LMS ultra from Melbourne Performance Centre ended in a strong fifth place overall. The Australian car was driven by Christopher Mies, Mark Eddy and Marc Cini.

In addition to the overall podium, Audi performed well in GTC class too. B-Quick Racing from Thailand scored a fine second place in class with their #26 Audi R8 LMS Cup and drivers Henk J Kiks, Dainel Bilski and Dario Garcia.

Unfortunately the Absoulte Racing GTC entry failed to finish the race. #69 Audi R8 LMS Cup in the hands of Ashraff Dewal, Jacky Yeung and Marchy Lee retired at lap 109.

Sepang 12 Hours race results can be seen here.

Photo credit: Sepang Circuit