Aditya Patel will participate in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia this year. Supported by Audi India, JK Tyres, Amante and Jubilant Motorworks the young driver from Chennai will now begin his fourth year with Audi.
After some remarkable races last year, he has earned himself a seat in the prestigious championship. The Audi R8 LMS Cup is based in China and also travels to Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan as a support race to GT Asia and the World Endurance Championship.
Speaking on the occasion, Joe King, the Head of Audi India said, "This is a proud moment for Audi India. We are confident that Aditya's talent combined with his technical capabilities will put the team up as a strong contender in the challenge. We aim to further consolidate our strong association with motorsport and will continue to nurture Aditya's promising career."
Aditya Patel said, "I'm really happy to be a part of the R8 LMS Cup this year. The championship has been growing steadily and now we see many Asian nations backing top drivers from their respective countries to participate in this series. It's great to have support from Audi Sport as well as Audi China to be a part of this series."
"I would like to thank Audi India, JK Tyres, Amante and Jubilant Motorworks for their long standing support and I am definitely looking forward to another competitive season of racing. I'm working together with Audi to find more sponsors this year to be able to do many more races including the 24 hours of Nurburgring and the 24 hours of Spa," he added.