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PODIUM FINISHES FOR PORSCHE CUSTOMERS IN SOAKED GT SUPER SPRINT CHALLENGE

Porsche customers braved incredibly challenging conditions as heavy rain hit the Shanghai International Circuit for the second round of the 2021 GT Super Sprint Challenge, coming away with overall and class podium finishes in the Am-focused championship. Absolute Racing’s Bian Ye claimed a fantastic pole position in his #3 Porsche 911 GT3 R, lapping the … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMERS SET FOR THE RETURN OF GT SUPER SPRINT CHALLENGE IN SHANGHAI

The inaugural GT Super Sprint Challenge (GTSSC) season is set to continue this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit, with six Porsche entries across all three classes. The series, which began at the same venue in May, gives bronze drivers the opportunity to test themselves in two 27-minute races at China’s greatest venues, such as … 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

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA MAKES FURTHER CHANGES TO 2020 CALENDAR

GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS organisers, SRO Motorsports Group, have made further changes to this year’s calendar in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Sepang, which was due to host round one, now closes out the campaign on December 5/6. It will be the first time that a non-Chinese venue has staged the … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CHASING FIRST FIA WEC RACE WIN IN CHINA

United Autosports are preparing for the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship this weekend at Shanghai, China (8-10 November). Paul Di Resta returns to the team for the third round, after missing the Fuji event last month. He will rejoin Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque in the #22 Oreca 07 who alongside Oliver … Continue reading

SHOWDOWN IN SHANGHAI FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

The reigning World Champions and 2018-2019 Le Mans winners have incurred the maximum success handicap of 2.74secs per lap as a result of a perfect start to the WEC season, which continued with another one-two victory on home soil at Fuji Speedway last month. With both crews tied on points at the top of the … Continue reading

THRILLS AND SPILLS FOR AUDI IN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALE

After an overall win for the four rings in round 11 of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, an incident-filled round 12 proved to be a challenging outing for the Audi teams. After a strong fifth place in round 11, Chen Weian and Rahel Frey recovered from a starting position of 18th in round 12 to … Continue reading

CHOI CROWNED BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPION

MG Choi is the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia champion after fifth place in Shanghai’s season finale proved more than enough to beat three other contenders to this year’s GT3 crown. Ahead, the Porsche shared by Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli won from fifth on the grid to further cement Absolute Racing’s Teams’ … Continue reading

RUMP AND TAN’S SHANGHAI VICTORY NOT ENOUGH TO SUSTAIN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP BID

Martin Rump and Weiron Tan claimed a comfortable lights-to-flag victory in the opening race of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia’s Shanghai season finale earlier this evening. However, fourth place for championship leader MG Choi and his Solite Indigo Racing co-driver Manuel Metzger, plus podiums for two more title contenders, ensured the result wasn’t enough for … Continue reading

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