Kamlung Racing is a Porsche dealer team and long-time supporter of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, having participated in the prestigious one-make series since 2009. The team was entered in the series by KLM Group, a Hong Kong-based automotive group with operations in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and the Middle East, which includes in its portfolio the impressive Porsche Centre Shenzhen Nanshan.
In the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, weight regulations are a matter that cannot be taken lightly. Given how much weight can impact race results – and therefore the gravity with which series officials place on the rule – drivers and teams must be highly cognizant about even the smallest of adjustments to ensure they remain eligible for the round. So how does it all play out?
For Andrew Tang, motorsport has been a central part of life since childhood. “My family has always been big fans of motorsport,” he said in an interview. “Ever since I was a kid we would sit around together on Formula 1 weekends watching the races. I think that really started my love for the sport.”
Zhuhai.FAW T2M's Bao Jinlong and Martin Ragginger bolstered their chances in the China GT championship for the No.99 Porsche 911 GT3 R (Type 991) after two fierce GT3 rounds that saw them take the podium twice at Zhuhai International Circuit over the weekend.
Stuttgart.From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche maintains its focus on international GT racing, and will also concentrate its motorsport strategy on using the 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the highlight of which is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as the American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and other long-distance classics.
Zhuhai. It’s act two of the China GT at Zhuhai International Circuit with drivers returning to the country’s best-known track to duke it out in Round 5 and 6 as they look to secure a strong position going into mid-season.
Sepang. It was an emotional weekend of ups and downs for FAW T2M’s Will Bamber as he executed a clean victory in Round 8 after being unable to finish the race in Round 7, bolstering his championship chances and recovering from tough luck the previous day.
Sepang. Just when the competition looked like it couldn’t get any closer for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship, Team Formax’s Chris van der Drift stormed through Sepang International Circuit to take a critical win in Round 7 that puts him on top after both table leaders were sent spinning after a Turn 1 collision.
Sepang. It‘s a dead heat for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship table going into mid-season. After a perfect score in Round 5 and 6, FAW T2M’s Will Bamber is now head-to-head with early-season dominator Martin Ragginger of Team Porsche Holding, with the two preparing to faceoff in a critical tie-breaker during Round 7 and 8 at Sepang International Circuit from July 21 to 23.
The Carrera Cup Asia is setting out to find the next young star, giving fledgling talent across the region the unparalleled chance to show their skills and become part of the region's premier motorsport series.
The new 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991 II) is a masterful machine built to deliver optimum performance, durability and safety for drivers. Based on the 911 GT3 street production vehicle, the new Cup car – which will debut in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in the 2018 season – delivers staggeringly higher performance on the track.
Zhuhai. It was a weekend of fierce fights for Porsche’s 9 entries in China GT as heavy rains at Zhuhai International Circuit wet the way for a wild Round 3 on Saturday, followed by a dry and dramatic Round 4 on Sunday.