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Keita Sawa

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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

ABSSA MOTORSPORT JOINS BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH NEW McLAREN 720S GT3

McLaren’s new 720S GT3 will make its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia debut in 2019 with Japanese squad ABSSA Motorsport and a Pro-Am line-up comprising Keita Sawa and Tadao Uematsu. The full-season entry represents McLaren’s first in the senior class since Clearwater Racing contested the very first Blancpain GT Series Asia event, as the championship … Continue reading

2018-19 FIA WEC SEASON KICKS OFF WITH FIVE FERRARI CREWS

The Super Season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) kicks off this weekend. The championship will last more than a year, concluding in about 13 months with the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours. Next year’s proceedings will open with a race at Sebring, followed by the second race at Spa-Francorchamps in May and the Le Mans … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF LE MANS – EIGHT FERRARIS TO START THE SARTHE CLASSIC

The Super Season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and, above all, the crews entered for the 24 hours of Le Mans in June were presented at the Parc des Expositions of Paris, near the Porte de Versailles, under heavy snowfall. Eight Ferraris to line up. Eight Ferraris will line … Continue reading

FERRARI DOMINATES THE 6 HOURS OF FUJI

Ferrari dominated the 6 Hours of Fuji with wins in both GT classes, consolidating top spot in the Constructors’ standings and taking the lead in the Drivers’ championship with Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado. There are now just the races in Shanghai and Bahrain to go until the end of the season. The two … Continue reading

FOUR FERRARIS AT FUJI WITH RAIN A COMPLICATING FACTOR

The third last race of the FIA World Endurance Championship 2017 season takes place this weekend at Fuji. Ferrari is battling for the constructors’ title in the GTE-Pro class and the two crews made by the official drivers are back in the fight for the championship after their important results in recent races. Two 488 GTE … Continue reading

GT ASIA SERIES 2016 – THE TOP 5’s.. THE WINNERS

After what was the closest season in the six years of the GT Asia Series, we take a look back at the winners – and we don’t mean the championship top five.. For this piece we’ve taken the race and podium winners in order of their success, and interestingly, that drops 2016 champions Edoardo Liberati … Continue reading

THE 2016 GT ASIA SERIES, BY THE NUMBERS

The 2016 GT Asia Series was the closest on record, with any number of challengers right through the field capable of standing on top of the championship podium, so as we head into the 2017 season, we thought we’d take a look back at the year that was, and decipher it.. by the numbers! 0. … Continue reading

LIBERATI, AMICI ARE 2016 GT ASIA SERIES CHAMPIONS

After 12 dramatic rounds, the 2016 GT Asia Series has come to its conclusion with two young Italian stars claiming the crown after a final event that perhaps fittingly, provided plenty of intrigue. Ultimately it came down to the final race of the season in wet and tricky conditions, for FFF Racing Team by ACM … Continue reading

DRAMATIC QUALIFYING SESSION AT SHANGHAI SETS UP STUNNING GT ASIA SERIES TITLE DECIDER

The 2016 GT Asia Series draws to it’s dramatic conclusion tomorrow (Thursday, 20 October) at Shanghai in China with the running of the ‘GT Asia Series Shang Peng Race of Shanghai’, two final 60-minute races to round out what has been aptly described as an epic season, and if qualifying is any indication, the championship … Continue reading

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