Saturday, August 30, 2014

Sepang 12 Hours: The Audi teams qualified well at Sepang - GTC pole position

By Tarek Ramchani

The Audi teams performed well in Sepang 12 Hours qualifying session at Sepang International Circuit. Four Audis made in into the Top 10 with a fine pole position in GTC class as well.

The best ranked Audi was the #99 R8 LMS ultra from Absolute Racing in fifth place overall. The car in the hands of Alexandre Imperatori, Henri Moser and Matt Solomon set an average time of 2:05.607.

The #28 Audi from Melbourne Performance Centre was right behind in sixth place. The Australian R8 LMS ultra was driven by Christopher Mies,  Mark Eddy and Marc Cini, the three drivers with an average time of 2:06.704.

Seventh place of the Another Aboslute Racing Audi. Jeffery Lee, Adderly Fong and Massimo Vignali sharing the #101 R8 LMS ultra.

The GTC class was an Audi affair with a fine 1-2 in qualifying. The #69 Audi R8 LMS Cup from Absolute Racing took pole position in class and was tenth overall. The car of Ashraff Dewal, Jacky Yeung and Marchy Lee with an average time of 2:11.790. The #26 Audi R8 LMS Cup from B-Quick Racing was eleventh overall and second in GTC class with drivers Henk J Kiks, Dainel Bilski and Dario Garcia.

Overall pole position went to the #1 Ferrari 458 GT3 from Cleawater Racing. The #7 Aston Martin V12 Vantage from Craft Bamboo was second. The #12 Ferrari 458 GT3 from Clearwater Racing was third.

Sepang 12 Hours qualifying results can be seen here.

Photo credit: Sepang Circuit