From Jaiarajo Letchumanan
YEONGAM, (South Korea) May 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's former Formula One driver Alex Yoong finished the season opening Audi R8 LMS Cup in third place despite being involved in an accident at the first turn at the Korea International Circuit, here today.
Franky Cheng Congfu of China meanwhile, threw the form books out of the Circuit windows to win the opening round one of the Audi R8 LMS Cup ahead of defending champion Adderly Fong and Alex Yoong.
The win however, did not come easy for the Chinese driver, as Adderly Fong was at his tail from start to end.
"I was very lucky to use the push-to-pass button right at the start to give me an edge over the others since I was on pole position. The decision gave me a head start and helped me avoid the accident at the first corner that happened just behind me.
"When I glanced in my mirror, I knew there was an accident behind me but I kept pushing ahead," said Cheng Congfu after the prize presentation.....