Aditya Patel to race in Audi R8 LMS Cup 2015
Supported by Audi India, JK Tyres, Amante and Jubilant Motorworks, Aditya is onto his fourth year with the luxury auto manufacturer. Following a few great races last season, Adity has earned a seat at this year’s championship. Audi R8 LMS Cup is based in China and travels to Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan as a support race to GT Asia and World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Joe King, Head, Audi India says it’s a proud moment for the company. He voices confidence in Aditya’s talent combined with his technical capabilities and sees the team as a strong contender. Audi aims to further consolidate its strong association with motorsport, and will continue to nurture Aditya’s career.
Audi India race talent-Aditya Patel is happy to be a part of the R8 LMS Cup this year. The championship has grown steadily with many Asian nations backing top drivers. He acknowledges the support from Audi Sport and Audi China, while thanking Audi India, JK Tyres, Amante and Jubilant Motorworks for their support. He looks forward to another competitive season of racing. Aditya is working with Audi to find more sponsors in 2015 to increase race participation including 24 hours of Nurburgring and 24 hours of Spa.
In 2014, Aditya participated in the International GT Open in Europe with team Novadriver from Portugal. He and Campanico secured five podium finishes, including a win and a Pole position in qualifying for Patel at Silverstone. Aditya’s career began with wins at JK Racing Asia Series, Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup and a victory at 24 hours of Nurburgring (SP4T) in 2012.