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GT World Challenge Asia

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TAN AND RUMP RETURN AS PART OF ABSOLUTE RACING’S UNCHANGED GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA AUDI LINE-UP

2019 championship contenders Weiron Tan and Martin Rump are reprising their GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS partnership with Absolute Racing and Audi this year. The Malaysian-Estonian duo won twice and scored two more podiums en route to finishing sixth in the overall standings and fourth in Silver Cup, while the latter also mounted … Continue reading

THAI SQUAD VATTANA STEPS UP WITH FULL-SEASON GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GT3 AM CUP ENTRY

Vattana Motorsport will join GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS full-time this season after confirming an Am Cup entry. The Thai team’s Lamborghini driven by Chonsawat Asavahame contested four rounds in 2019, and now returns to tackle all six events with championship debutant Pitsanu Sirimongkolkasem partnering Asavahame. The latter claimed three victories across the … Continue reading

ABSSA AND SAWA CONFIRM GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP RETURN WITH McLAREN

ABSSA Racing’s McLaren 720S GT3 returns to GT World Challenge Asia powered by AWS this season with Keita Sawa once again behind the wheel. The Japanese team and driver enjoyed a strong end to their debut campaign last year when Sawa – who also oversees team management duties – and former partner Piti Bhirombhakdi finished … Continue reading

BENTLEY BACK TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH CHAMPIONSHIP DEBUTANTS JMW

JMW Motorsport will make its GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut in 2020 with Andrew Haryanto and Andy Meyrick. The Pro/Am duo will race a Bentley Continental GT3, which returns to the championship for the first time since 2018. It also brings the total number of manufacturers confirmed for the upcoming campaign to … Continue reading

EARL BAMBER MOTORSPORT MAKES GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SWITCH WITH PORSCHE

Earl Bamber Motorsport will make its GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut in 2020 with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 Rs. Setiawan Santoso and Brenton Grove join forces in the first of EBM’s full-season entries, while Piti Bhirombhakdi and team owner Will Bamber compete under the Singha TP12 by EBM banner. EBM … Continue reading

AMAC MOTORSPORT RETURNS FOR THIRD GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SEASON WITH LAMBORGHINI

Australian squad AMAC Motorsport will compete in GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS’s GT3 Am Cup category for a third consecutive season this year. Reigning class champions Andrew Macpherson and Ben Porter first made their mark in 2018 before switching to Lamborghini’s latest specification Huracan GT3 at the start of last season. Six victories … Continue reading

ZUN MOTORSPORT CREW CONFIRM TWO NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT3 GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRY

Zun Motorsport Crew are switching to GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS full-time this year with two new-for-2020 Mercedes-AMG GT3s. The Chinese team, which made a one-off appearance in Shanghai at the end of last season, has split its two entries between the Silver and Am Cup classes. Adderly Fong is joined by Alex … Continue reading

GRID MOTORSPORTS JOINS GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH LAMBORGHINI

GRID Motorsport will make its GT World Challenge Asia powered by AWS debut with Lamborghini this year after confirming a full-season Pro/Am entry comprising Steven Bei Siling and Naoki Yokomizo. The Chinese team becomes the first 2020 entrant to confirm a Huracan GT3 Evo, the same car it campaigned in Zhuhai’s local Pan Delta Racing … Continue reading

ABSOLUTE RACING JOINS THE GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GT4 CLASS WITH 2020-SPEC AUDI

Absolute Racing will join GT World Challenge Asia’s GT4 class full-time this season with a 2020-spec Audi R8 LMS GT4. The reigning GT3 Teams’ and Pro/Am Drivers’ champions are best known for running Audis and Porsches in the senior class, but also made a one-off GT4 appearance last season at Suzuka. They will now campaign … Continue reading

NEW MALAYSIAN TEAM LEGACY RACING JOINS GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA’S AM CLASS

Legacy Racing will make its GT World Challenge Asia debut in 2020 with an Am class-entered Mercedes-AMG GT3. The Malaysian squad, which is run by Tedco Racing, has previously competed in national championships but will now make its pan-Asia debut with two familiar faces from stunt driving and drifting: Leona Chin and Tengku Djan Ley. … Continue reading

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