Absolute Racing is set to enter one Audi R8 LMS GT4 car in the six-round GT World Challenge Asia in 2020 with Indonesia’s Anderson Tanoto and Denmark’s Nicolaj Møller Madsen.
The Chinese squad, led by Fabien Fior and Ingo Matter, is the first team to confirm plans to run a new-for-2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 Evo car in the series this season. Absolute Racing first sampled the GT4 Class at Suzuka circuit last year and that exploratory outing has prompted the team to enter a Audi R8 LMS GT4 for long-standing Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup driver Tanoto and ex-GT4 European Championship race winner Møller Madsen. Tanoto and Mark Williamson took the #89 Absolute Racing Audi R8 LMS GT4 entry to a double class podium on its deb [...]
Absolute Racing will expand its participation in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia at the next race in Suzuka, Japan to include one Audi R8 LMS GT4.
“We are delighted to see two Cup drivers team up to debut the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia,” said Martin Kuehl, Director of Audi Sport customer racing Asia. “GT4 competition is rapidly gathering strength across the region, and the addition of Anderson Tanoto and Mark Williamson to our Audi line-up further reinforces our presence in this prestigious championship.”
Reigning Audi Sport R8 LMS GT4 Cup champion Anderson Tanoto of Indonesia and 2010 Asian GT4 Cup champion Mark Williamson of Australia will debut the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.
Ingo Matter, Team Director of Absolute Racing, added “After having run the Audi R8 LMS GT4 since its introduction in the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup we are
Beijing, January 22, 2018 – Chinese actor and pop star Han Geng will enter the 2018 Audi R8 LMS Cup. Han will pilot a Hard Memory Hero Super Car Team Audi R8 LMS GT4, entered as part of a previously-announced two-car line-up from official Cup partner NINE Entertainment. The Chinese ace, who competed in last season’s China GT Championship, will face a strong line-up of privateers from Asia, Australia and Europe in the Cup’s seventh season.
“Han Geng is a successful artist and also a great guy, who shares our passion for motorsport. He is a strong addition to our field of dedicated privateer racers for the 2018 Audi R8 LMS Cup. Han Geng, welcome.” said Martin Kuehl, Director of Audi Sport customer racing Asia.