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A Magical Weekend for Shaun Thong at the Audi Sport TT-Cup Norisring!

Norisring Street Circuit, Germany                          27-28 June, 2015

Rnd#3/4 Audi Sport TT Cup 2015

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Hong Kong's Shaun Thong took a light to flag victory in the renown Norisring Street circuit in Hamburg, Germany after he started from Pole Position under the changing weather conditions and held off his rival for 15 laps and took home his first ever victory in the inaugural Audi Sport TT Cup and also his first in Touring Cars racing. 

" I am lost of words!! But i am extremely delighted to have put my beautiful Audi TT Cup racer on a double pole position this weekend and now i have converted my Pole Position into a race win! Thank you my mechanics and my helper Tim for make every decisions on spot and providing me a winning car. It was a really good recover from the first weekend in Hockenheim as that weekend was really rough but after today's result i am more relief and knowing I am able to win boost my confidence a lot more! " Said Thong. 

However the winning streak did not continue on Sunday although Thong made a rocket start off the line but a cold rear tire at lap 1 has spun him around and dropped the 3rd. He lost further places in the race due to racing incidents contact but he came home 16th, gaining valuable points for the championship. 

Solid result for Hong kong rising star Shaun Thong's 24H Nurburgring Debut!

Nurburgring Nordschleife, Germany                           18th May, 2015

2015 ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nurburgring

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Shaun Thong completed his first 24 Hours of Nurburgring with a Solid P12 finish, it also marks a successful weekend for Thong and his team. 

Marchy Lee started the race and and his stint was then took over by Ex Formula 1 driver Alex Yoong and Chinese star Franky Cheng later on. Shaun Thong was the 4th driver to get into the car and was lapping consistently at 8:40 pace which was impressive with the Hard Compound Michelin S9L. 

Whilst Yoong and Cheng fought hard through the night under difficult situation under fog and damp conditions, the #15 Audi R8 LMS Ultra made it through the night safely and was moved up to P15 after avoiding failures and accidents in the Eifel. Shaun Thong was the first driver to start a stint in the morning at 7am and he made an amazing double stint and also recorded the teams fastest lap of the race at a 8:36 lap, eventually making 2 positions in his double stint and the car was then passed over to Yoong and Cheng whereas Lee was handed with an hour to go and the Full Asian Lineup crossed the line 12th to record their inaugural success of their ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nurburgring Excursion. 

" i think we could have gain 1 or 2 more positions at the closing stage if we push more but I am very pleased with 12th place for my first ever 24 Hours race and it was a true showcase of team spirit, my teammates did a fantastic job to hustle the car through this challenging yet unpredictable circuit. Moreover the whole TKL motorsport team worked 110% flat-out to achieve this result. I have to credit all mechanics and engineers who made this result possible for us! " Said Thong. 

 

24 Hours of Nurburgring Qualification Race

Nurburgring Nordschleife, Germany                     12th April, 2015

2015 24H 6Hours Qualification 

Shaun Thong has made a great return to the "Green Hell" for his second time here for the Qualification race of the 2015 24Hours of Nurburgring and delivered a solid P6 finish among his Full Asian line up team Alex Yoong, Marchy Lee and Frankie Cheng.

The team supported by Audi Race Experience TKL squad feels ready for the Main 24 Hours event in a month time and for the first time the Asian team will participate in the infamous 24 Hours of Nurburgring Endurance race.