2016 Audi R8 LMS Cup: Aditya Patel stands ninth overall after Round 3
Finishes seventh and twelfth respectively in Races 1 and 2
Aditya Patel had a difficult weekend at Sepang, Malaysia in Round 3 of the 2016 Audi R8 LMS Cup, finishing seventh and twelfth in Race 1 and 2. During practice, Patel had managed to stand at 6th ahead of Marchy Lee and championship contender Martin Rump. However, despite making it into superpole for qualifying, a minor mistake saw Patel start eighth from the grid.
In Race 1, Patel had a good start and managed to pass Rump for seventh place. However, Patel couldn’t climb up any further and finished seventh behind Lee. Race two on the...
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