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CRAFT-RACING NARROWLY MISSES OUT ON A MACAU GT CUP PODIUM AFTER THRILLING FIGHT BACK BY DARRYL O’YOUNG

After being on top in every session and winning the Qualification Race of the 2020 Macau GT Cup, a controversial post-race penalty meant that Darryl O’Young was relegated to 11th on the grid for the final race on Sunday. He produced a thrilling comeback drive, attacking and overtaking at the fast and narrow Guia street circuit … Continue reading

THE 18th BMW ART CAR MAKES IT RACE DEBUT AT MACAU

The GT season concludes with another highlight this weekend: Four BMW M6 GT3 cars will race in the FIA GT World Cup at the iconic Guia Circuit in Macau (CHN) on 18th and 19th November. Much attention will be focussed on one car in particular: the 18th BMW Art Car, designed by Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei. BMW … Continue reading

FFF RACING McLAREN’S MAKE SOLID DEBUT IN MACAU

Arriving at Macau for the inaugural FIA GT World Cup with one of the strongest driving combinations in the event, the FFF Racing Team by ACM McLaren operation were looking forward to applying what they’d learnt during their maiden season of GT Asia. There was however a tinge of concern heading to the iconic Guia … Continue reading

PASIN LATHOURAS IMPRESSES IN “WORLD CUP” FINAL IN MACAU

Pasin Lathouras raced to a hugely impressive top ten finish in the first ever FIA GT World Cup, a spectacular new international event that brought the best factory teams and drivers together for an end of season extravaganza reserved for GT3 cars that played out last Sunday on the streets of Macau. The 21-year-old Thai … Continue reading

ENGEL CLAIMS BACK-TO-BACK VICTORIES AT MACAU

Just as the qualifying race was full of drama and intrigue, so too the ‘main event’ at Macau, the inaugural FIA GT World Cup was a race of challenges that concluded with a red flag and a blocked circuit, the event classified four laps short of its proposed race distance but with an emphatic back-to-back … Continue reading

RAST TAKES PODIUM ON MACAU DEBUT

René Rast of Audi Sport Team WRT finished second in the inaugural FIA GT World Cup at the 62nd Macau Grand Prix where the next generation Audi R8 LMS car made its Asian debut. Rast, making his first appearance on the Guia street circuit this weekend, crossed the line third behind Audi Sport Team Phoenix … Continue reading

MUCKE DOMINATES, BUT ENGEL WINS QUALIFYING RACE IN MACAU

For 2015 the annual GT Cup at Macau features not just an FIA ranking as the GT World Cup, but an additional race to the traditional single-race format, with teams facing a 12-lap qualifying race on Saturday to set the grid for the all important 18-lap ‘main event’. That made Saturday’s race critical to ensure … Continue reading

AUDI SECOND IN FIA GT WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION RACE

Edoardo Mortara of Audi Sport Team Phoenix will start tomorrow’s FIA GT World Cup from the front row after finishing second in today’s 12-lap Qualification Race at the 62nd Macau Grand Prix. Mortara, known as “Mr. Macau” for his three victories in the Macau GT Cup with Audi and his two wins in the Formula … Continue reading

DRAMATIC QUALIFYING DAY AT MACAU FOR GT WORLD CUP

The opening day of action at Macau for the FIA GT World Cup may have been relatively trouble free, but qualifying for the 22-strong GT field more than made up for that, with three high profile casualties, including reigning champions Mercedes-Benz, and GT Asia Series regulars FFF Racing, who lost local hero Andre Couto in … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN ON POLE IN MACAU

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 driven by works driver Stefan Mücke (DE) has qualified on pole for the GT World Cup in Macau.  Mucke’s #97 is one of a trio of V12 Vantage GT3s entered by Aston Martin Racing and Craft-Bamboo Racing into the event on the streets of Macau. The #55 Vantage GT3 … Continue reading

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