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EBM GIGA RACING’S D’SILVA AND BAMBER EASE TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA RACE 2 VICTORY AT SEPANG

Adrian D’Silva and Earl Bamber overcome their 10-second Success Penalty to triumph in the second Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS race at Sepang earlier today. EBM Giga Racing’s Porsches were denied a one-two by Triple Eight JMR’s Prince Abu Ibrahim and Jazeman Jaafar whose Mercedes-AMG pulled clear of Setiawan Santoso and Reid … Continue reading

TRIPLE EIGHT JMR VICTORIOUS IN FIRST GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA RACE AT SEPANG

Prince Jefri Ibrahim and Nick Foster won the season opening Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS race at Sepang earlier this afternoon after Triple Eight JMR’s #99 Mercedes-AMG picked its way through from fifth on the grid. EBM Giga Racing’s Porsches shared by Adrian D’Silva and Earl Bamber, and Setiawan Santoso and Reid … Continue reading

YOKOMIZO AND BAMBER CLAIM POLE APIECE FOR GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SEPANG SEASON OPENER

Naoki Yokomizo and Earl Bamber have each claimed a pole position for the Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS season opener at Sepang after topping their respective qualifying sessions this morning. Yogibo Racing’s Ferrari starts this afternoon’s hour-long race alongside EBM Giga Racing’s Adrian D’Silva whose Porsche subsequently clinched a commanding Race 2 … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SET FOR LONG AWAITED RETURN AT SEPANG

Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS returns from a two-year hiatus this weekend (May 20-22) at Sepang, which hosts the opening round of 2022’s campaign. Travel complications arising from myriad regional coronavirus measures prevented series organiser, SRO Motorsports Group, from staging the championship in 2020 and ’21. But with most countries now relaxing … Continue reading

EBM REAFFIRMS GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRIES

EBM (Earl Bamber Motorsport) will make their long awaited Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut this season, two years after first announcing the entry. The team overseen by double Le Mans winner, Earl Bamber, joins the grid at Sepang on May 20-22 after the global pandemic left SRO Motorsports Group’s previous two … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT ASIA TEAM X WORKS CONFIRMS TWO CAR GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA PROGRAMME

Audi Sport Asia has confirmed that two new X Works-run R8 LMS Evo II GT3s will contest this year’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS campaign, which begins at Sepang on May 20-22. The manufacturer’s official regional drivers Sandy Stuvik and Shaun Thong lead two Pro-Am crews also featuring Yasser Shahin and David … Continue reading

FOSTER JOINS IBRAHIM AND TRIPLE EIGHT JMR FOR GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA RETURN

2018 championship runner-up Nick Foster makes his long awaited Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS return this year after joining forces with Triple Eight JMR. The Australian partners another driver with existing series experience, Prince Jefri Ibrahim, whose previously announced one-off entry at Sepang has increased to full-season participation. As such, Triple Eight … Continue reading

TEAM UEMATSU’S McLAREN 720 GT3 JOINS JAPAN CUP ENTRY

Team Uematsu make their Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut this season after becoming the latest outfit to submit a Japan Cup entry. The four-round championship within a championship takes place at Suzuka, Fuji, Sugo and Okayama, which also collectively comprise two thirds of Asia’s pan-continental calendar. The regular season begins at … Continue reading

TEAM GMB READY SET FOR LONG AWAITED GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FULL SEASON GT4 ASSAULT

Japanese squad Team GMB will finally make its Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut this season. The Mercedes-AMG GT4 entrant first announced plans to join the championship at the end of 2019 but was unable to compete due to the postponement of the last two seasons. In truth its competitive hiatus predates … Continue reading

SEVEN MANUFACTURES TO RESUME GT WORLD CHALLENGE RIVALRY

An unchanged line-up of seven elite automotive brands will compete for the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title.  The current campaign represents the fourth year of competition for the global concept and sees Ferrari and Mercedes-AMG remain as ever-present participants. Audi and Lamborghini will each embark upon a third assault after debuting … Continue reading

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