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Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia

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GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA POSTPONES OPENING TWO ROUNDS

Rounds one and two of this year’s GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS campaign have been postponed due to ongoing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The Malaysian government’s decision to suspend all public gatherings until the end of April has contributed towards the opening round at Sepang no longer taking place as … Continue reading

FORMER SILVER CUP CHAMPION THONG TEAMS UP WITH CHEN AT TSRT FOR GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA

Shaun Thong returns to GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS this year for his first full-season assault since claiming the Silver Cup title in 2017 after joining David Chen at Audi Sport Asia Team TSRT. The 24-year-old Hong Kong native has made several race-by-race appearances, all of them in R8 LMS GT3s, since missing … Continue reading

VSR AND SCHANDORFF RETURN TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH NEW CO-DRIVER YAZID

Vincenzo Sospiri Racing and Frederik Schandorff are returning to GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS this season with a fresh look and new co-driver. The team’s bright white Lamborghini Huracan GT3 switches to the manufacturer’s familiar green after moving from Pro/Am to Silver Cup where Schandorff is joined by Afiq Yazid. The Malaysian won … Continue reading

SHANGHAI 888 HEADLINES GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA’S REVAMPED 2020 CALENDAR

One of the region’s biggest endurance races, the Shanghai 888, will headline GT World Challenge Asia’s fourth season next year following confirmation of the championship’s 2020 calendar. Updates to the provisional schedule issued in July see Thailand’s round at Buriram reinstated and Shanghai now hosting separate sprint and endurance events. Its second, the season-ending Shanghai … Continue reading

THRILLS AND SPILLS FOR AUDI IN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALE

After an overall win for the four rings in round 11 of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, an incident-filled round 12 proved to be a challenging outing for the Audi teams. After a strong fifth place in round 11, Chen Weian and Rahel Frey recovered from a starting position of 18th in round 12 to … Continue reading

CHOI CROWNED BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPION

MG Choi is the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia champion after fifth place in Shanghai’s season finale proved more than enough to beat three other contenders to this year’s GT3 crown. Ahead, the Porsche shared by Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli won from fifth on the grid to further cement Absolute Racing’s Teams’ … Continue reading

RUMP AND TAN’S SHANGHAI VICTORY NOT ENOUGH TO SUSTAIN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP BID

Martin Rump and Weiron Tan claimed a comfortable lights-to-flag victory in the opening race of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia’s Shanghai season finale earlier this evening. However, fourth place for championship leader MG Choi and his Solite Indigo Racing co-driver Manuel Metzger, plus podiums for two more title contenders, ensured the result wasn’t enough for … Continue reading

RUMP’S AUDI AND KAMIMURA’S PORSCHE SHARE BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA POLE POSITIONS AT SHANGHAI

All five championship contenders will start in the top-seven positions later today at Shanghai following qualifying for 2019’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season finale. Weiron Tan and Martin Rump must win both races this weekend to stand any chance of stealing the crown. And it was the latter who ensured Audi Sport Asia Team … Continue reading

CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING HEADS TO BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SEASON FINALE IN SHANGHAI

Craft-Bamboo Racing heads to the Shanghai International Circuit this weekend for the season finale of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia with high expectations. The team has high hopes for the season finale, where in 2017, the team took overall victory in the GT3 class after a scintillating drive in wet conditions. After having … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT ASIA TEAMS CHASE VICTORIES AT BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALE

Audi Sport customer teams are set to contest the sixth and final stop of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia with three strong Audi R8 LMS driver-line ups. The mix of local and international talent enters the season-closing double-header hoping to make their wealth of experience at the Shanghai International Circuit count. Lining up … Continue reading

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