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Audi R8 LMS Cup
Audi R8 LMS Cup Logo.jpg
Category One-make racing by Audi
Country Asia
Inaugural season 2012
Constructors Audi
Tyre suppliers Michelin
Drivers' champion Belgium Alessio Picariello
Teams' champion MGT by Absolute
Official website Official website

The Audi R8 LMS Cup is a one-make sports car racing series by Audi based in Asia. Audi R8 LMS Cup cars based on the Audi R8 LMS(GT3).[1]

History[edit]

Audi R8 LMS Cup started in 2012 in all around the Asia. Constructor of this one make race is Audi and tyre supplier is Michelin.[2]

2016 saw the debut of the new Audi R8 LMS car. Also in 2016, Phoenix Racing and KCMG, join Absolute Racing as Audi R8 LMS Cup service teams.

In 2017, Pirelli becomes new official tyre partner for Audi R8 LMS Cup

2018 will see the additional of new Audi R8 LMS GT4 to the series.

Audi R8 LMS Cup office and shop at Zhuhai International Circuit in 2013.
First generation Cup car

Results[edit]

Season Champion Team Champion Am Cup
2012 Hong Kong Marchy Lee Audi Ultra Team Taiwan Jeffrey Lee
2013 Hong Kong Adderly Fong KAMLUNG Racing Team Hong Kong Alex Au
2014 Malaysia Alex Yoong Audi TEDA Racing Team China Lin Yue
2015 Malaysia Alex Yoong Audi TEDA Racing Team Australia Daniel Bilski
2016 Malaysia Alex Yoong Audi TEDA Racing Team Taiwan Jeffrey Lee
Season Champion Team Champion Am+ Cup Am Cup
2017 Belgium Alessio Picariello MGT by Absolute China David Chen Thailand Bhurit Bhirombhakdi

New Audi R8 LMS(GT3)[3][edit]

Vehicle[edit]

  • Vehicle type: Sportscar complying with FIA GT3 regulations
  • Chassis: Audi Space Frame (ASF) in aluminium-CFC hybrid construction with stressed steel roll-cage, bodywork parts from CFC and aluminium
  • Safety concept: Energy absorbing aluminium and CFC crash structures front and rear. Safety concept fulfils FIA LMP1 crash requirements. Audi Sport PS1 safety seat

Engine[edit]

  • Engine type: 90 degree V10 engine, 4 valves per cylinder, DOHC, gasoline direct injection, emission control by two exhaust gas race catalytic converters
  • Management: Bosch Motronic MS 6.4
  • Lubrication: dry sump
  • Cubic capacity: 5,200 cc
  • Power: Variable by restrictor up to 430 kW (585 hp)
  • Torque: over 550 Nm

Drivetrain / transmission[edit]

  • Type of transmission: Rear wheel drive, traction control (ASR)
  • Clutch: Electro hydraulically activated 3-plate race clutch (ECA)
  • Gearbox: Sequential, pneumatically activated 6-speed racing gearbox with paddle shift
  • Differential: Limited-slip rear differential, variable preload
  • Driveshafts: Driveshafts

Suspension / steering / brakes[edit]

  • Steering: Servo assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Suspension: Front and rear independent suspension. Double wishbones, damper struts with coil springs and adjustable dampers as well as adjustable front and rear anti-roll bars
  • Brakes: Hydraulic dual circuit brake system, steel brake discs front and rear, race ABS
  • Wheels: Forged aluminium wheels, front 12.5 x 18 inch, rear 13 x 18 inch
  • Tyres: front 30-68/18, rear 31-71/18

Dimensions / weight[edit]

  • Length: 4,583 mm
  • Width: 1,997 mm
  • Height: 1,171 mm
  • Homologation weight: 1,225 kg
  • Fuel tank capacity: 120 l

Equipment[edit]

  • Controls: Height and length adjustable safety steering column, quick adjust rail mounted pedal box
  • Fire extinguisher system: Audi Sport
  • Seat system: Audi Sport customer racing PS-1

Schedule[edit]

2012[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 April 28-29 Shanghai International Circuit China
3-4 June 2-3 Zhuhai International Circuit China
5-6 August 18-19 Ordos International Circuit China
7-8 September 15-16 Zhuhai International Circuit China
9-10 October 27-28 Shanghai International Circuit China
11-12 November 10-11 Shanghai International Circuit China

2013[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 May 3-5 Zhuhai International Circuit China
3-4 July 5-7 Ordos International Circuit China
5-6 August 2-4 Inje Speedium Korea
7-8 August 29-31 Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
9-10 October 25-27 Shanghai International Circuit China
11 November 9-11 Guia Circuit Macau

2014[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 May 17-18 Inje Speedium South Korea
3-4 July 26-27 Fuji Speedway Japan
5-6 August 16-17 Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
7-8 October 18-19 Shanghai International Circuit China
9-10 October 31- November 2 Shanghai International Circuit China
11-12 December 13-14 Yas Marina Circuit United Arab Emirates

2015[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 March 21-22 Zhuhai International Circuit China
3-4 May 16-17 Korea International Circuit South Korea
5-7 July 4-5 Penbay International Circuit Taiwan
8-9 September 5-6 Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
10-11 October 10 Fuji Speedway Japan
12-13 October 31 - November 1 Shanghai International Circuit China

2016[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 May 21-22 Shanghai International Circuit China
3-4 July 23-24 Chang International Circuit Thailand
5-6 August 13-14 Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
7-8 September 24-25 Korea International Circuit South Korea
9-10 October 15-16 Penbay International Circuit Taiwan
11-12 November 4-5 Shanghai International Circuit China

2017[edit]

Round Date Location Country
1-2 May 6-7 Sepang International Circuit Malaysia
3-4 June 10-11 Suzuka Circuit Japan
5-6 July 15-16 Korea International Circuit South Korea
7-8 September 9-10 Shanghai International Circuit China
9-10 October 15-16 Zhejiang Circuit China

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Race Car". Audi. Audi. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Audi R8 LMS Cup". www.audi-motorsport-asia.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16. 
  3. ^ "Audi R8 LMS Cup". www.audi-motorsport-asia.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16. 

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