Aditya Patel to compete in Audi R8 LMS Cup for the second year in a row

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Audi India’s race talent Aditya Patel is geared up to replicate his success at the Audi R8 LMS Cup that will be held from May 20th to 22nd at the Shanghai International Circuit, China. Set to participate with team Absolute Racing, he will be driving the new Audi R8 LMS cup car, an embodiment of Audi’s lightweight design expertise and one of the highest safety standards in a roll cage stressed steel body.

With the support from Audi India, JK Tyres and Jubilant Motorworks, Aditya participated in the 2015 edition of the championship and brought in some impressive results to ultimately finish fourth in the championship standings. The Chennai based professional racer scored multiple podium finishes and ended his championship campaign with the win at the final race in Shanghai.

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Top names of the Motoracing circuit will be participating in the fifth season of the Audi R8 LMS Cup including former Formula One driver Alex Yoong of Malaysia, Chinese motorsport star Cheng Congfu, former female DTM driver Rahel Frey and winner of 2012 cup, Marchy Lee of Hong Kong. Alex won the Audi R8 LMS Cup in 2014 and 2015 while Cheng Congfu was a runner-up in 2015.

Speaking on the occasion, Aditya said that last year was a very positive year for him. He did have a few bad races which dented his hopes of fighting for the top three spots in the championship, but they still managed to put in some good results which helped him secure the drive this year. according to him, the aim is to win as many races as possible.

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