Shanghai, China. As motorsport fans all over the world look forward to the most glittering weekend of racing on the international calendar, the region’s finest sportscar drivers are heading to the Lion City for the Porsche SC Global Carrera Cup Asia – Singapore 2013 at the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX from September 20-22.
Inje, Korea. Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger of Austria put in a wheel-perfect performance on the 4.208km Inje Speedium International Circuit today to take a convincing victory in Round 9 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia. Second across the line was PICC Team StarChase driver and reigning champion Alexandre Imperatori, who defended superbly throughout the 14-lap race from a persistent Earl Bamber of Nexus Racing, third.
Inje, Korea. Budweiser Kamlung Racing driver Tung Ho-Pin took his maiden Porsche Carrera Cup Asia victory today in Round 8, held at the new 4.208km Inje Speedium International Circuit in South Korea. The Chinese driver started from the third row of the grid, and adeptly avoided multiple dramas to stay out of trouble and take the win.
Inje, Korea. The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia made a spectacular debut at Asia’s newest race track, the impressive 4.208km Inje Speedium International Circuit, and the combination of the stunning, multi-million dollar facility and the region’s premier sportscar championship proved a powerful partnership.
Shanghai. The region’s leading sports car championship is set to make its return to South Korea with Rounds 8&9 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia this weekend at the new Inje Speedium International Circuit in support of the opening round of the Asian Le Mans Series. The prestigious championship visits South Korea for the first time since 2005 and brings with it a 25-strong fleet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racing cars ready for the intense on-track battles that are a signature of the series.
Ordos. Nexus Racing’s Earl Bamber continued his assault on the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia title, taking his fourth successive series victory, and strengthening his position at the top of the leaderboard. Resisting another formidable challenge from Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger, Bamber led from pole to chequered flag on Inner Mongolia’s unforgiving 3.751km Ordos International Circuit to take victory in Round 7. Despite a spirited challenge, Ragginger had to settle for the runner-up spot for the second time this weekend.
Ordos. Nexus Racing’s Earl Bamber strengthened his lead in the chase for the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia title today with a dominant victory on the challenging and unpredictable Ordos International Circuit. The New Zealander, who is making a storming debut in the region’s premier sportscar championship this season, maximized the advantage of his first series pole position, but had to fend off a determined Martin Ragginger for much of the race. The Team Eagle driver fought hard to catch the young pretender, but was unable to snatch victory from him.
Ordos. Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship points leader, Earl Bamber of Nexus Racing, took his maiden series pole position today at the 3.751km Ordos International Circuit in Inner Mongolia after a close-run qualifying session. Just 0.115 seconds behind him though was Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger, snapping at the heels of the talented New Zealand sportscar newcomer. Team Jebsen’s Rodolfo Avila set a scorching first quick lap which put him third in the time sheets, but his session ended prematurely with a broken engine belt.
Shanghai. The prestigious sports car championship 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia gears up to Inner Mongolia’s 3.751km Ordos International Circuit this weekend, with 25-strong fleet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racing cars prepared for to take on the toughest track on the calendar. Newcomer Nexus Racing’s Earl Bamber leads the championship after three tight weekends including supporting two F1 Grand Prix in Sepang and Shanghai and two thrilling races in Zhuhai International Circuit, China’s first permanent track.
Zhuhai. Craft Nexus Racing ace Earl Bamber took his second Porsche Carrera Cup Asia victory today to put him top of the championship leaderboard ahead of Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger of Austria who finished third in Round 5 behind Team Jebsen’s Rodolfo Avila of Macau, who took his second podium finish of the weekend.
Zhuhai. Porsche Carrera Cup Asia newcomer Earl Bamber of New Zealand took his inaugural series victory today, winning Round 4 in convincing style. The Craft Nexus Racing 22-year-old crossed the line ahead of Team Jebsen’s Rodolfo Avila and Budweiser Kamlung Racing’s Tung Ho-Pin of China after a drama-filled 12 lap race on the Zhuhai International Circuit.
Zhuhai. Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger set the overall fastest time during qualifying today, taking pole position for Round 4 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia on the 4.3km Zhuhai International Circuit. Second quickest was Craft Nexus Racing’s Earl Bamber of New Zealand, with Team Jebsen’s Rodolfo Avila third quickest out on track and LKM Racing Team’s Keita Sawa of Japan making up the second row.