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ROUND EIGHT VICTORY FOR BHURIT BHIROMBHAKDI THROWS AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP TITLE RACE WIDE OPEN

Under azure blue skies, the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup was unleashed upon the iconic 5.807km Suzuka Circuit for round eight and the 88th race in its eighth season. Despite the abundance of the auspicious number eight, it was dazzling talent rather than luck which saw Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing’s Bhurit Bhirombhakdi soar to … Continue reading

ANDREW HARYANTO IGNITES AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENCE WITH ROUND SEVEN SUZUKA VICTORY

The elements conspired to ramp up the already- formidable challenge of the storied Suzuka Circuit as the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup took to the 5.807km Japanese track for round seven of the 2019 season. It was reigning champion Andrew Haryanto who emerged victorious, a pole-to-flag run in wet conditions marking his first win of … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP SET TO RESUME ALONGSIDE SUZUKA 10 HOURS

The global Audi Sport customer racing family reunites this weekend at Japan’s iconic Suzuka Circuit for a bumper weekend of competition. The 2019 Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup season resumes with its penultimate meeting of the year as the brand with the four rings contests the Suzuka 10 Hours with a strong three-car line-up on … Continue reading

HUBAUTO CORSA NARROWLY MISSES BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SUCCESS AT SUZUKA

An intense yet spectacular race concluded the third round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, held on the Suzuka circuit in Japan. The two Ferrari crews were in the thick of the action, particularly HubAuto Corsa’s 488 GT3 which came close to overall victory. Haryanto comes back. After qualifying, Andre Heimgartner started out from seventh … Continue reading

CRAFT-BAMBOO’S LEE AND PICARIELLO WIN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SUZUKI THRILLER

Jeffrey Lee produced a defensive masterclass at Suzuka en route to his and Craft-Bamboo Racing co-driver Alessio Picariello’s second Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia victory of the season this morning. Just 1.1s covered a top-five featuring four teams and manufacturers following two late Safety Car periods that produced a nip-and-tuck dash to the finish. Panther/AAS … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR AUDI R8 LMS GT4 ON BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA DEBUT

Anderson Tanoto and Mark Williamson took their Absolute Racing-entered Audi R8 LMS GT4 to a debut podium finish in today’s round five of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. Tanoto crossed the line third in class following a strong fightback from the pair after falling to dead last on the first lap of the race at … Continue reading

SATHIENTHIRAKUL AND HAMPRECHT LEAD BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA PORSCHE PODIUM SWEEP AT SUZUKA

Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht led an Absolute Racing one-two and podium clean sweep for Porsche in this weekend’s first Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia race at Suzuka earlier today. The Thai-German duo crossed the line 6.2s ahead of team-mates Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli, who held off Yuta Kamimura over the closing laps. … Continue reading

RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GT3 POLES AT TEAM STUDIE STAR ON HOME SOIL IN SUZUKA

Martin Rump and Alessio Picariello secured Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia pole positions for Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute and Craft-Bamboo Racing at Suzuka earlier today, while BMW Team Studie’s Takayuki Kinoshita and Sunako Jukuchou topped the GT4 times on home soil. GT3: RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE THE SPOILS Rump’s #12 Audi starts the weekend’s … Continue reading

CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING HEADS TO HISTORIC SUZUKA WITH 4-CAR MERCEDES-AMG ENTRY

Craft-Bamboo Racing showed strong pace in the opening 2 rounds of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season, which saw Craft-Bamboo Racing scoring a victory and podiums at the opening round of the season in Malaysia and two pole positions in Thailand, the first time in the team’s history. Craft-Bamboo Racing heads to Japan … Continue reading

INDIGO’S MERCEDES-AMG OUT FRONT AS BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO SUZUKA

The legendary Suzuka International Circuit hosts the first of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia’s back-to-back Japanese rounds this weekend (June 22/23) when 28 supercars tackle the world’s only figure-of-eight race track. Solite ’s MG Choi heads to round three with a 10-point championship lead over home favourite Yuya Sakamoto, while erstwhile leaders Tanart Sathienthirakul and … Continue reading

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