Victory and title for the R8 LMS in Belgium
Belcar: For Anthony Kumpen and Greg Franchi third place at the wheel of the W-Racing team's Audi R8 LMS was sufficient to clinch the Belcar series championship at the season finale at Zolder. For the sixth race of the season they were supported by Swiss driver Marcel Fassler who took pole position in qualifying. Furthermore, the Audi R8 LMS celebrated its second consecutive title victory in Belgium. Victory in the wet and rainy ten-hour race which was plagued with extremely difficult track conditions went to the Belgians Francois Verbist and Bert Longin also from the W-Racing team.
Team NovaDriver Total achieve the double
GT3 Portugal: João Figueiredo and Cesar Campanico in their Audi R8 LMS are the 2010 season Portuguese GT3 Champions. At the sixth and final race weekend in Portimão they crowned their season with a fabulous double victory. For the Audi R8 LMS it is already the seventh championship title since the project began. The two drivers representing team NovaDriver were also able to win the 2010 Spanish GT Championship and are therefore the most successful team in an Audi R8 LMS this season.
Frank Biela wins 24h race for slot cars
RCCO: For the second time in succession Frank Biela has won the 24-hour race for slot cars around the Nurburgring-Sudschleife. The five-time Le Mans winner piloted an Audi R8 LMS together with two journalists and the Boss of Slotracing-Werk to a dominant victory. In addition to the Drivers' Championship Audi also won the Manufacturers' Championship in the rallye racing Carrera Cup 2010 (RCCO).
In the Macau GT Cup this coming weekend a total of four Audi R8 LMS compete. The United Autosports team enters two, NovaDriver Total and the KK Performance team one each … Countdown to the DTM race at Shanghai on November 28: The airfreight is delivered in Frankfurt/Hahn on Saturday. After transport for hazardous goods was dispatched previously, the race cars and the teams' main equipment and material is on the way to China since Saturday.
Coming up next week
November 19-21: GT race Macau (MAC)
November 19-21: Australian GT Championship Sandown (AUS)