The 3 Audi Sport drivers Gordon Shedden, Jean-Karl Vernay and Frédéric Vervisch as good as privateers Nathanaël Berthon, Denis Dupont and Aurélien Panis all agreed: While a Grand Prix circuit of Suzuka is a pleasing and perfectionist racetrack with zealous fans who enthusiastically acquire a teams, a tasks they faced this time were implausible difficult. The Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team warranted 10 points for sixth place in competition one, with a Audi Sport Team Comtoyou finishing on ninth, giving Frédéric Vervisch 4 points. In a second race, dual private drivers achieved a best formula out of a swift of 6 Audi RS 3 LMS racers. Initially, Denis Dupont from Audi Sport Team Comtoyou shielded his fourth position, though with 3 laps to a dwindle a Belgian fell behind to seventh place and after perceived a penalty. Aurélien Panis grabbed his chance: In qualifying, a Frenchman from Comtoyou Racing had matched his prior personal best of a deteriorate from Portugal as a best Audi motorist in sixth position on a grid. In a second race, for that a grid was reversed, he started from fifth and modernized to fourth place. He tackled competition 3 from position 6 on a grid, put in a energetic expostulate and softened his position to fifth place. One day before his 24th birthday, Panis achieved his best outcome so distant this season. Taking adult a fantastic third competition from a 14th grid spot, Frédéric Vervisch battled his approach adult a sequence to finish on seventh. Jean-Karl Vernay ploughed from 17th on a grid to take a dwindle in tenth place.