Audi R8 LMS makes strong debut in Macau

GT3: The Audi R8 LMS left a strong impression on its first showing on the notorious street circuit in Macau. Two Audi drivers - the Hong Kong Chinese Marchy Lee (KK Performance) and the Briton Danny Watts (United Autosports) - managed to the leap onto the podium at the Macau GT Cup. Lee finished as the runner-up in the 30-car field, Watts in third place. Richard Meins in another R8 LMS fielded by United Autosports retired due to a transmission defect.

Audi R8 LMS at Race of Champions

ROC: Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen and the Audi R8 LMS will be among the protagonists of the Race of Champions in the Esprit-Arena in Dusseldorf next weekend. Kristensen will run in the competition of the world's best race and rally drivers for the tenth time. Audi will provide two GT3-specification R8 LMS cars fielded by Team Phoenix Racing for the event in Dusseldorf in which Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel will participate as well.

News bits

The magazine "Modell Fahrzeug" (Model Car) will select the winners of the readers' voting of the "Model Car of the Year" in Neckarsulm next Tuesday. Among the guests will be the five-time Le Mans winner Frank Biela ... Le Mans winner Timo Bernhard was honored as "ADAC Motorsportsman of the Year 2010" in Munich on Saturday night.

Coming up next week
November 26-28: DTM Shanghai (CN)
November 27-28: Race of Champions Dusseldorf (D)

-source: audi