Audi R8 LMS Cup: Strong season opener for Phoenix Racing Asia
For Team Phoenix Racing Asia, the Audi R8 LMS Cup season opener at Sepang (Malaysia) ended in a podium finish plus a victory.

In race one, 21-year-old Wei Fung Thong under the Audi TEDA Racing Team’s entry finished in third place overall and Marchy Lee (Audi Hong Kong) took position five.

The second race saw Alex Yoong winning. In race one, the title defender had been battling at the front of the field, but following a spin on gras in slight rain only came in eighth place. In race two, he started from the front row, overtook Alessio Picariello, the winner of Saturday’s race, in front of turn one and went on to win with a 1.2-second advantage. After the first of a total of five race weekends, Alex Yoong is ranking in second place of the Audi one-make cup’s standings.


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