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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

AM CLASS CHAMPIONS AMAC MOTORSPORT CONFIRM GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRY

AMAC Motorsport will contest all six Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS rounds this year with ‘reigning’ Am class champions Andrew Macpherson and Ben Porter. The Australian duo won the title in 2019 before the global pandemic put paid to the regional series’ following two seasons. Now the team and same driver combination … Continue reading

JAPANESE TEAMS COMET AND GTO CONFIRM GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRIES

Two more Japanese teams – Comet Racing and GTO Racing Team – have confirmed plans to contest this year’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS campaign. Comet, which was only established in 2020, make their series debut with a Honda NSX GT3 and Mercedes-AMG GT4. Both entries will compete in Japan Cup’s four … Continue reading

NAGAI AND KAMIMURA RETURN FOR JAPAN CUP ASSAULT WITH PORSCHE

Hiroaki Nagai, Yuta Kamimura and Porsche Center Okazaki are the latest Japanese GT3 combination to confirm a Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS entry for the coming campaign. The Nine Racing-run outfit, which was previously known as ARN Racing, contested a full season in 2019 with the same Porsche 911 GT3 R that … Continue reading

THAI TEAM TRUE VISIONS CONFIRMS FULL SEASON GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GTC ENTRY FOR BUNCHAROEN

True Visions Motorsports Thailand have become the first team to confirm a GTC entry for 2022’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS campaign. The outfit’s long-time Am driver Suttiluck Buncharoen will race a Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo solo at all six rounds, starting with Sepang on May 20-22. TrueVisions, a cable and satellite … Continue reading

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