A brilliant 1-2-3 victory for the Audi Sport customer racing squad in the ADAC GT Masters race 1 at the Nürburgring. C.ABT Racing took the race win ahead of MS Racing and YACO Racing in a race highlighted by rain and difficult track conditions.
The winning #2 Audi R8 LMS ultra was driven by Jordan Lee Pepper and Nicki Thiim. The latter had a phenomenal stint in the second half of the race. The Danish factory Audi driver was impressive and was able to build a very comfortable gap ahead of his rivals.
Second place went to the #100 Audi R8 LMS ultra from MS Racing. The car was shared by Daniel Dobitsch and Edward Sandström.
The podium was completed by the #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra from YACO Racing. The car driven by Rahel Frey and Philip Geipel.
Both of #100 Audi R8 LMS ultra from MS Racing and #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra from YACO Racing improved in the closing stages.
UPDATE: The #100 Audi R8 LMS ultra from MS Racing has been given the race victory. Race officials gave the race winning #2 Audi R8 LMS ultra from C.ABT Racing a 30 seconds penalty for overtaking under yellow flags.
The #16 Audi R8 LMS ultra from YACO Racing moved to second place. The podium is completed by another car from C.ABT Racing, the #1 Audi R8 LMS.