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Audi R8 LMS tops first practice at Bathurst 12 Hour

Audi R8 LMS #7 (Audi race experience Team Joest) Mark Eddy, Craig Lowndes, Warren Luff

Gallery after the jump!

The first practice session from Bathurst showed a lot of promise for a great 12hr race. Leaders switched back and forth with the Audi R8 LMS #7 driven by Mark Eddy, Craig Lowndes, Warren Luff top the chart.

Audi R8 LMS #8 (Audi race experience Team Joest) Marc Basseng, Christopher Mies, Darryl O’Young

The Audi R8 LMS #8 driven by greats Marc Basseng, Christopher Mies, Darryl O’Young we’re at the top but are not listed on the results sheet. We are trying to follow up. Updated chart with these guys in 4th.

Practice 1


Pos # Drivers Team Vehicle CL Fastest
1 7 M.Eddy/C.Lowndes/W.Luff Audi Australia Audi R8 LMS GT3 A 2:12.4457
2 12 M.Cini/D.Reynolds/D.Fiore Hallmarc Porsche GT3 Cup S A 2:12.5226
3 29 T.Quinn/K.Quinn/C.Baird VIP PetFoods Porsche GT3 R A 2:14.9140
4 8 D.O’Young/M.Basseng/C.Mies Audi Top Service Audi R8 LMS GT3 A 2:15.3231
5 37 H.Lester/L.Searle Red Alert Laser Tag Ferrari 430 GT3 A 2:16.4433
6 69 J.Koundouris/T.Koundouris Supabarn Supermarkets Pty Ltd Porsche GT3 Cup S A 2:16.9746
7 23 R.Lago/M.Kingsley/D.Russell Falcon Property Group Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 2:17.3625
9 2 D.Grant/M.Twigg/G.Emery Procon Developments Mosler MT 900 A 2:20.0155
10 17 P.Edwards/J.Bowe/T.Leahy IL BELLO ROSSO Ferrari 430 GT3 A 2:22.3048
11 39 P.Tressider/S.Middleton Bakehouse Quarter-McGrath-Midd Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 2:23.9758
12 44 T.Alford/P.Leemhuis Donut King Racing Nissan GTR R35 C 2:29.2261
13 66 Simon McLennan (NZL) Motorsport Services Limited Porsche 996 GT3 Cup B 2:31.0670
14 14 P.Conroy/M.Brame RSH Electrical/DrivingSolution Mitsubishi Evo X RS D 2:32.5165
16 3 D.Herridge/A.Kennard Maximum Motorsport Subaru STI D 2:34.4619
17 80 B.Lynton/M.Mackelden Bruce Lynton BMW BMW M3 C 2:35.0593
18 43 L.Burges/D.Flack/N.McFadyen Easts Holiday Parks Mitsubishi Evo IX GS D 2:36.2779
19 67 A.Dippie/S.Thompson/M.Maddren Motorsport Services Limited Porsche 996 GT3 Cup B 2:38.3884
20 5 J.Gray/S.Johnson Tinkler Motor Sports Ford FG-FPV GT D 2:39.3239
21 50 C.Mostert/A.Walsh/G.McLeod Racer Industries Holden HSV VX-R Turb E 2:43.9999
22 27 A.Shephard/G.Duffy/P.Stubber The Shire Conveyancer BMW 130i E 2:45.0626
23 26 B.Thomlinson/G.Fontaine/R.Gartner G.W.S Personnel BMW 130i E 2:45.7839
24 62 Richard Meins Eagle 1 Lotus Exige S C 2:48.0477
25 68 D.Roderick/A.Harris Motorsport Services Limited BMW 130i E 2:58.4151


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