Audi R8 LMS Cup Press Release
• Edoardo Mortara finishes third in the Macau GT Cup, ahead of teammate Laurens Vanthoor in fourth.
• Adderly Fong had to settle for 20th after early pit stop
• Jacky Yeung seals 2014 GT Asia GTM title
Macau, November 16, 2014 – Edoardo Mortara and Laurens Vanthoor finished third and fourth in the Macau GT Cup on Sunday. The Audi drivers started on grid positions one and two but lost the lead right after the lights turned green and were not able to regain it. Despite a promising qualifying, Italian Mortara, known as “Mr. Macau”, had to eventually settle for the final podium spot after five successive title wins at Macau in previous years.
“It was not our day today. We came with high expectations. We were here to win. But we plan to come back next year and will try to do better. Macau is a very special race for us”, said Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport customer racing.
Driving their Audi R8 LMS ultra in the GT Asia GT3 class, Philip Ma and Jeffrey Lee had a solid race and finished in 23rd and 24th respectively.