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AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING ANNOUNCES NEW MOTORSPORT STRATEGY FOR 2020

Audi Sport customer racing Asia has lifted the lid on its new motorsport strategy for 2020. Forming a central part is the new Audi Sport Asia Trophy that will reward privateers for entering their Audi race cars into championships across Asia. Based on a points-scoring system, customers will compete for a total of 100,000 Euros … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT ASIA TEAMS CHASE VICTORIES AT BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALE

Audi Sport customer teams are set to contest the sixth and final stop of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia with three strong Audi R8 LMS driver-line ups. The mix of local and international talent enters the season-closing double-header hoping to make their wealth of experience at the Shanghai International Circuit count. Lining up … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT ASIA TEAM TSRT FOURTH IN BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA IN KOREA

Audi Sport Asia Team TSRT’s David Chen and Rahel Frey kept their cool amid intense Korean heat to finish fourth in round nine of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. The pair fought strongly to bring their Audi R8 LMS GT3 home just out of the podium places as the series debuted at the 5.615km Korea … Continue reading

TAN AND RUMP CLIMB TO BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SECOND BENEATH MOUNT FUJI

Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute’s Weiron Tan and Martin Rump took an impressive round seven Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia podium in the shadow of Mount Fuji, Japan. Tan’s getaway when the lights went green launched the Audi Sport Asia pair immediately into podium contention despite starting seventh on the grid. A well-managed pit stop … Continue reading

TWO AUDI SPORT ASIA TEAM ABSOLUTE ENTRIES FOR BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA

Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute has announced its second pairing for the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. On board with the team in an Audi R8 LMS GT3 are the Silver Cup squad of 24-year-old FIA WEC star Weiron Tan of Malaysia and 22-year-old Estonian talent Martin Rump, both recently-announced Audi Sport Asia drivers. … Continue reading

TAN WEATHERS THE STORM IN SHANGHAI TO MAINTAIN WEC TITLE CHALLENGE

Weiron Tan and his Jackie Chan DC Racing x JOTA Sport team-mates Jazeman Jaafar and Nabil Jeffri fought through challenging conditions in last weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai (16-18 November) to tally a fifth consecutive top four finish that keeps them firmly in title contention in the fiercely-disputed FIA World Endurance Championship. The first all-Malaysian … Continue reading

TAN SCALES THE SUMMIT AT FUJI AS HE CONTINUES TO MAKE HISTORY

Weiron Tan is tearing up the history books almost as quickly as he is tearing around the racetrack in the FIA World Endurance Championship this year, and he continued that trend last weekend (12-14 October), playing a key role in the first-ever victory for an all-Malaysian crew in an international FIA-sanctioned event with a peerless … Continue reading

TAN FORCED TO SETTLE FOR SECOND AT SILVERSTONE AFTER PUNCTURE DEFLATES VICTORY CHARGE

Weiron Tan was on-track for a famous victory in last weekend’s 6 Hours of Silverstone (17-19 August) until a mid-race puncture scuppered his and his team-mates’ challenge, but the highly-rated Malaysian Chinese ace nevertheless went on to secure his maiden podium finish in the FIA World Endurance Championship – outperforming a host of seriously big … Continue reading

TAN READY TO TAKE ON ‘BIGGEST CHALLENGE’ FOLLOWING PRODUCTIVE LE MANS TEST DAY

Weiron Tan admits he is excited and nervous in equal measure as he prepares to tackle the ‘biggest challenge’ of his fledgling motorsport career later this month, following a positive and productive test day ahead of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours. One of the fastest-rising stars on the international sportscar scene, Tan is competing … Continue reading

‘BITTERSWEET’ WEC DEBUT FOR TAN

Weiron Tan was denied a deserved podium finish on his FIA World Endurance Championship debut at Spa-Francorchamps last weekend (3-5 May), but despite the disappointment, the highly-rated Malaysian Chinese ace nonetheless took ‘plenty of positives’ from the experience as he revs up towards the biggest race of his burgeoning career to-date. Competing as the first … Continue reading

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