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GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALISES 2022 CALENDAR

2022’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar is now confirmed following the addition of three new circuits: the recently completed Mandalika in Indonesia, as well as Japanese venues Sugo and Okayama. The sweeping calendar changes, which will also see the previously announced Japan Cup incorporated into all four Japanese rounds, have encouraged … Continue reading

JAPAN CUP JOINS GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA IN 2022

2022’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS campaign will incorporate the Japan Cup, a new ‘championship within a championship’ for Japanese teams and drivers. Points counting towards the Japan Cup classification will be awarded at four of next season’s six events. Suzuka and Fuji’s existing July dates remain unchanged and will be joined … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG EARNS GLOBAL GT WORLD CHALLENGE CROWN FOR THE THIRD SEASON IN SUCCESSION

Mercedes-AMG has secured the global Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS crown for a third year in succession following a season-long battle with Lamborghini.  The German marque was confirmed as the winner at the concluding Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia Powered by AWS event at Mount Panorama, emerging as the best of seven major … Continue reading

SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP POSTPONES 2021 GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CAMPAIGN

The start of this year’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS season has been postponed until the second half of 2021 at the earliest. Current international travel restrictions combined with ongoing domestic coronavirus measures have made it impossible to begin the season as planned in Malaysia on May 28-30. The subsequent rounds scheduled … Continue reading

EXPANDED FIELD OF SIX MANUFACTURERS TO CONTEST GLOBAL GT WORLD CHALLENGE IN 2021

An expanded field of six elite automotive manufacturers will trust their customer teams to battle for the 2021 Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS crown.  Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche will stake their claim for the global title, which is decided by the results in each class of continental series in America, Asia, Australia … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN RACING LICENSES MSAA AS EXCLUSIVE ASIAN DISTRIBUTOR FOR VANTAGE GT3 AND GT4 RACE CARS

Aston Martin has selected Motorsports Services AMR Asia Limited (MSAA) to become its exclusive distributor of all variants of Vantage GT race cars, parts and technical support for China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and the south-east Asian region. Combining the vast experience of three key partners, including racing driver Weiron Tan and former race team … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE SET FOR 29-EVENT GLOBAL SCHEDULE AS AUSTRALIA REVEALS 2021 CALENDAR

The full GT World Challenge Powered by AWS calendar is now in place for 2021, with an expanded schedule of 29 events on four continents set to decide next year’s most successful global GT3 customer racing programme. The concept was launched in 2019 by uniting established series in Europe, Asia and America, while Australia will … Continue reading

NEW CIRCUITS AND INITIATIVES FOR 2021 GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA

GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS will stage 12 one-hour races across six events in as many months next season as part of a new look calendar that, for the first time, includes rounds at Motegi and Zhuhai. Separate 40-minute ‘GT Sprint Asia’ races for single drivers will also bring together GT2, GT3, GT4 … Continue reading

STEPHANE RATEL OUTLINES PLANS FOR 2021 AND BEYOND DURING 24 HOURS OF SPA PRESS CONFERENCE

Stephane Ratel has outlined plans for SRO Motorsports Group in 2021 and beyond during his annual Total 24 Hours of Spa press conference, presenting a full complement of calendars and launching targets that will reduce costs and accelerate the drive towards sustainability.  The traditional media gathering was staged on the eve of a unique autumn … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ORGANISERS NOW FULLY FOCUSED ON 2021

GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS will not take place in 2020. Instead, SRO Motorsports Group is now fully focused on finalising next season’s six-round schedule. Country-specific social and travel restrictions, as well as the logistical complications they create, have made it impossible to organise a viable continental series in the region that lives … Continue reading

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