David Chen wins race 9 at Zhejiang circuit

David Chen wins Zhejiang and becomes first Am+ driver to win a race at Audi R8 LMS Cup

A dramatic race begin with an accident at the first corner pulled some cars off track and gave way for David Chen to take lead after the first corner.

The incident is still under investigation. It seems that Alessio Piccariello – champion of 2017 got sandwiched by – Jake Dennis – guest driver and pole position – and KO you from Korea and contact to both caused a flat tire for Jake and a spun for KO, who then went across all other cars and caused a dramatic spin of 5 cars. The Result turned into retirement of Dennis, Picariello, Rump and KO.

Before the accident Mitch Gilbert was leading the race with a perfect start, but after KO went across the grid, he got hit by Martin Rump and spun. Returning from last position, he kept pushing and made it all the way to third, but later got a penalty of 60 seconds and lost his third place.

David Chen made his first win, Shaun Thong his best result of the season with second and Alex Yoong made third position.

more information at Audi Press release.