Malaysia. It was all smiles on the podium for PICC Team Starchase’s Nico Menzel as he clinched the championship lead in Round 10 after titillating track battles saw previous table topper Maxime Jousse of Kamlung Racing exit the race early, opening the competition and ratcheting up the drama for the Shanghai season finish in November.
Malaysia. In a special late season guest appearance, 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia winner Chris Van der Drift proved his champion status as he took to the track with Team Porsche Holding to win P1 with a lightning-quick 2:07.845 lap time during the Round 10 qualifiers in Malaysia.
Malaysia. The late season drama continues as KLM Racing’s Maxime Jousse clings to a razor-thin championship point lead in the tables with drivers gearing up to head to Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia for Round 10, the last stop before the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia heads home to Shanghai for the grand season finale.
Shanghai/Berlin. Andrew Tang has been nominated to represent the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in the upcoming 2016 Porsche Motorsport Junior Programme Shootout - one of the biggest global talent search for young up-and-coming Porsche drivers.
Singapore. Team Porsche Holding’s Martin Ragginger barreled across the finish line to perfect a flawless lights to flag victory as Round 9 wrapped up another exhilarating race weekend on the stunning street circuit in Singapore.
Singapore. Martin Ragginger of Team Porsche Holding sealed his P1 start position for Round 9 after clocking a blistering 2:18.281 lap time, leveraging his depth of experience on the Marina Bay Street Circuit after a rough and tumble qualifier saw heavy penalties distributed.
Singapore. It will be a hero’s welcome for Porsche China Junior Team driver Andrew Tang as he returns to Singapore for his first race with the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in the city where his career started, with drivers taking to the Marina Bay Street Circuit in the hotly anticipated Porsche Carrera Cup Asia F1 support race.
Sydney. It was a day of clash-ups for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia as drivers ruthlessly battled for top slot in one of the season’s most contentious races yet. After the dust settled, Absolute Racing’s Mitchell Gilbert emerged carrying a broad grin and the first place trophy, having narrowly avoided the front pack pandemoiun which sent several of the season’s top drivers spiraling off the thin track into the back of the pack.
Sydney. It was high spirits for the Absolute Racing team after their Overall driver Mitchell Gilbert sealed his first championship podium of the season with a courageous start from P2 that left him defending a narrow lead for the remainder of the race.
Sydney. With a mere two championship points separating Porsche Carrera Cup Asia frontrunner and recent 24-hr of Spa Pro-Am winner Maxime Jousse of Kamlung Racing and second place PICC Team Starchase’s Nico Menzel, a brawl for top position is set to ensue in Round 7 and 8 as the competition makes its celebrated debut at the Sydney Motorsport Park in Australia.
Porsche Carrera Cup Asia drivers Li Chao of Team Betterlife and Zhang Da Sheng of Fun88 Team Sunfonda will travel to Shanghai to take part in the penultimate GT Asia race of the season this weekend, giving the two local drivers the opportunity to pilot the all-new 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 R in its grand debut into China’s racing scene.
Hockenheim. It was a weekend of lessons in pushing the limit for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia drivers Andrew Tang and Zhang Da Sheng as the pair represented the Porsche China Junior Team in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Hockenheim, Germany.