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SRO REVEALS REVISED GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CALENDAR

The 2023 Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar is now complete following confirmation of Sepang’s season finale date, while Suzuka has moved back two weeks to avoid clashing with the rescheduled CrowdStrike 24 Hours of Spa. The latter now takes place on July 15/16, one week before another Mobilityland-owned circuit – Motegi … Continue reading

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

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

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALISES 2022 CALENDAR

2022’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar is now confirmed following the addition of three new circuits: the recently completed Mandalika in Indonesia, as well as Japanese venues Sugo and Okayama. The sweeping calendar changes, which will also see the previously announced Japan Cup incorporated into all four Japanese rounds, have encouraged … Continue reading

SRO MOTORSPORTS GROUP POSTPONES 2021 GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CAMPAIGN

The start of this year’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS season has been postponed until the second half of 2021 at the earliest. Current international travel restrictions combined with ongoing domestic coronavirus measures have made it impossible to begin the season as planned in Malaysia on May 28-30. The subsequent rounds scheduled … Continue reading

NEW CIRCUITS AND INITIATIVES FOR 2021 GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA

GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS will stage 12 one-hour races across six events in as many months next season as part of a new look calendar that, for the first time, includes rounds at Motegi and Zhuhai. Separate 40-minute ‘GT Sprint Asia’ races for single drivers will also bring together GT2, GT3, GT4 … Continue reading

SRO REVEALS NEWLY REVISED GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CALENDAR

SRO Motorsports Group has made several further changes to this year’s GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar. All dates and destinations remain subject to national and local government restrictions and guidelines. The global coronavirus pandemic initially forced Sepang to switch from its traditional season opening slot to the final round in December. Now, … Continue reading

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