Six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars to compete in Australia

No less than six Audi R8 LMS ultra racecars will take part in this year’s edition of the GT Championship in Australia. This year’s season will kick of next week on the street circuit in Adelaide where four Audi R8 LMS ultra cars will join in the overall classification of the Championship class and two other cars will race in the Trophy category.

All the six cars will be serviced through the Melbourne Performance Center (MPC) as the official Australian partner which is closely associated with Audi Sport customer racing in Germany.

These are all six customer teams which will use the Audi R8 LMS ultra in the 2015 season in the Land Down Under:

Audi R8 LMS ultra #2 (Eva Racing/Evolve Technik)
Peter Fitzgerald (AUS), Championship class

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Audi R8 LMS ultra #6 (Skwirk/Beechwood Homes)
Nathan Antunes (AUS), Championship class

Audi R8 LMS #19 (Griffith Corporation Motorsport)
Mark Griffith (AUS), Trophy class

Audi R8 LMS #38 (Greg Taylor Racing)
Greg Taylor (AUS)/Barton Mawer (AUS), Trophy class

Audi R8 LMS ultra #74 (Jamec PEM Racing)
Christopher Mies (D)/Greg Crick (AUS), Championship class

Audi R8 LMS ultra #75 (Jamec PEM Racing)
Steven McLaughlan (AUS)/Steven Johnson (AUS), Championship class

Audi R8 LMS ultra
Audi R8 LMS ultra

The 2015 calendar will kick off with the Adelaide race on March 1st, followed on May 23 by Phillip Island while on July 12 the teams will travel at the circuit in Townsville. Up next will be the race at Sydney on August 23 before heading to Sandown on September 13. The season will come to an end on November 15 with the race in Highlands, New Zealand.

Adrian Padeanu

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