Sepang, November 24, 2018 – Team Malaysia’s entry into the inaugural GT Nations Cup was unveiled this week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Audi R8 LMS GT3 is wrapped in the Malaysian national colour of orange and incorporates the national flag. The car in entered at the inaugural event in Bahrain by Axle Motorsport – a team led by triple Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup champion Alex Yoong – with Malaysian drivers, privateer Zen Low and rising star Mitchell Cheah, on driving duties.
The Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup’s season finale, coming one week ahead of the GT Nations Cup and held at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, has proven to be the perfect run-out for the car. Zen Low will make his Cup debut in rounds nine and ten behind the wheel of the Axle Motorsport-entered machine on November 24-25.
The Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup is operated by Audi Sport customer racing Asia.
The series is supported by FAW-VW Audi Sales Division, Honor, NINE Entertainment, Pirelli, Castrol Edge, sportauto and CTVS.
For additional details, visit www.audi-motorsport-asia.com