Tag: Alex Yoong

Audi R8 LMS Cup makes debut at Suzuka Circuit

  After its season opener at the Sepang International Circuit, the Audi R8 LMS Cup one-make Series roars back into action at the legendary Suzuka Circuit this weekend. Making its debut in Suzuka, the series’ rounds 3 and 4 will see a 16-strong international field (see entry list below).

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Yoong secures Round 2 win at Audi R8 LMS Cup season-opener

  Reigning Audi R8 LMS Cup champion Alex Yoong stormed back to take a win in Round 2 in front of his home fans at the Sepang International Circuit. The Team Audi R8 LMS Cup driver snatched the lead from pole-sitter Alessio Picariello of MGT by Absolute off the start and never looked back, crossing the line more than a second clear of the Belgian youngster who was carrying 50kg success ballast thanks to his victory in Round 1.

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Yoong wins third Audi R8 LMS Cup crown

 2016 Audi R8 LMS Cup Alex Yoong wins 3rd title Former Malaysian F1 driver Alex Yoong has done it again, winning his third Audi R8 LMS Cup title! Yoong beat Championship rival and rookie driver Alessio Picariello by a single point for a hattrick of titles. In all, Yoong has seven podium finishes this season, including a win.

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Yoong and Mortara share wins at Audi R8 LMS Cup Rounds 5 & 6

 2016 Audi R8 LMS Cup Malaysia Alex Yoong podium_2 Competition at the top of the Audi R8 LMS Cup could not be any tighter at the halfway stage of the GT3 series’ 5th season. Audi TEDA Racing Team’s Alex Yoong and Alessio Picariello of MGT Team by Absolute are both tied on 95 championship points, with reigning Cup champion Yoong ahead of his young Belgian rival by way of his two race victories so far this season.

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Audi DTM Star Mortara joins R8 LMS Cup run at Sepang

 2016 DTM Hockenheim Edoardo Mortara (ITA, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, Audi RS5 DTM), #6 Robert Wickens (GBR, Mercedes-AMG DTM Team HWA, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM), #51 Nico Müller (CH, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, Audi RS5 DTM) All sights are set on the Sepang International Circuit as the Audi R8 LMS Cup returns to Malaysia’s one and only Formula One track. Qualifying is slated for tomorrow, followed by the two races on Sunday. Audi DTM driver Edoardo Mortara is set to join Reigning Audi R8 LMS Cup Champion Alex Yoong and the rest of the series’ drivers on track, over the weekend.

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Yoong gets back-to-back Audi R8 LMS Cup titles

2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Shanghai Alex Yoong round 12 Former Malaysian F1 driver Alex Yoong has clinched the 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Drivers’ title at last weekend’s series finale in Shanghai. Yoong also became the first to grab back-to-back titles in the R8 LMS Cup as he won it by a single point over rival Cheng Congfu in the final classifications, thanks the victory in the crucial Round 12 race.

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