Aditya Patel, Audi India race talent and also sponsored by JK Tyres is thinking of a fight back at in the second round of the Audi R8 LMS Cup, to be held at the Chang International circuit in Buriram, Thailand this weekend. Earlier, the Indian GT star came back the Indian GT racing star has come away from the first round of the Audi R8 LMS Cup that held at the Shanghai International Circuit.
Talking about the upcoming race, Aditya Patel said, "The first round of the championship didn't really go as per plan but I did manage to get a lot of information about the new car and have been working on it over the last two months. Although I have not been to Buriram, I've watched a few videos and it definitely seems like a circuit that I would be comfortable with. A Podium or even a win is possible this weekend! It's the most competitive grid in the series since its inception and it's anybody's game!”
The first round of this year’s edition of the cup featured one of the strongest lineups so far, where it witnessed the introduction of the New Audi R8 LMS GT3 car in addition to two new teams KCMG and Phoenix racing, advanced with the profile of the championship in its fifth year. Even after setting the fastest time lap in the second free practice session, however Patel was only able to manage the 6th spot in qualifying, while Martin Rump, the cup debutant qualified on pole.
Currently, the Swiss female driver Rahel Frey in leading the Audi R8 LMS Cup with 40 points, ahead of Martin Rump and Alessio Picariello. While, Patel lies seventh in the overall standings.