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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

AUDI R8 LMS GT4 SET FOR BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA DEBUT

The Audi R8 LMS GT4 will make its debut in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia next weekend, with reigning Audi Sport R8 LMS GT4 Cup champion Anderson Tanoto of Indonesia and experienced Australian privateer Mark Williamson at the wheel. The pair joins four GT3 Audi Sport customer racing Asia entries contesting the overall, Silver … Continue reading

THE AUDI SPORT R8 LMS CUP ANNOUNCES 2019 CALENDAR

Audi Sport customer racing Asia has announced a ten-race, four-nation calendar for the eighth season of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup in 2019. The Asia-based competition will retain its successful all-privateer format with a strong focus on driver development, professional mentoring and a swathe of unique, money-can’t-buy benefits. The season starts with two rounds … Continue reading

KODRIC AND LIND EXTEND BLANCPAIN GT SERIES ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH RACE 2 VICTORY AT SUZUKA

Martin Kodric and Dennis Lind extended their Blancpain GT Series Asia championship lead by claiming a first victory aboard their FFF Racing Team Lamborghini in Suzuka’s second race earlier this morning. The duo took advantage of a bizarre incident involving HubAuto’s Leo Ye Hongli who pitted from the lead by mistake at the third and … Continue reading

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