Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Victory For HK Driver – Drive Safe and Fast

Motorsports

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Admin

0

Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Victory For HK Driver

Audi TT sport2

Nineteen-year old Hong Kong driver Shaun Thong took his maiden victory in the new Audi Sport TT Cup, with a lights-to-flag victory at the Norisring city street circuit in Nürnberg, Germany. Thong, who is part of the Audi Sport customer racing Asia young driver development programme, had a dominant Saturday, securing pole position for both races before his Round 3 victory.

Audi TT sport5

“Starting from pole, I definitely had the advantage of a clear track without spray,” said Thong of racing under challenging weather conditions. “It was a case of driv-ing smart, adapting to the conditions and not overdriving the car. It is a great feeling for me, as it is my first race win with this type of race car.”

Goodyear eagle 650x85(DSF)

With the win, Thong is now 9th in the Audi Sport TT Cup standings. Although Thong started Sunday’s Round 4 from pole, he lost the position and ultimately finished 16th.

Audi TT sport3

As part of the Audi in Asia young driver development programme, Thong also competes in the Blancpain Endurance Series with 2012 Audi R8 LMS Cup champion Marchy Lee and Audi Sport TT Cup driver coach and 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hour champion Markus Winkelhock. Thong and Lee, along with Alex Yoong and Franky Cheng, were also part of the first all-Asian Audi team to compete at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours where they finished an impressive 12th.

Goodyear banner dsf_650x85

Rounds 5 and 6 of the Audi Sport TT Cup take place August 1-2 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.

Audi TT sport1


About the Author

www.dsf.my is a service to the public and other website owners. www.dsf.my is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the site www.dsf.my. While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and up-to-date. www.dsf.my is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained inside.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Back to Top ↑
  • Find Us on Facebook

  • Recent Posts

  • Archives