Shanghai. It was a weekend of supreme battles across the board for Porsche as new entries and guest drivers dominated the grid at Shanghai International Circuit for Blancpain GT Series Asia’s Round 9 and 10, with Craft Bamboo Racing’s driver pair Darryl O’Young and Marvin Dienst (No.99) putting in a solid fight to win the marque’s maiden series victory in Round 10 on Sunday despite tricky track conditions.
Shanghai. Two new Porsche entries into the Blancpain GT Series Asia will boost the manufacturer’s grid presence as legendary two-time 24 hours of Le Mans and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia winner Earl Bamber announces a surprise guest entry into the penultimate Round 9 and 10 race weekend at Shanghai International Circuit.
Singapore. Flash rains wet the way for Team Porsche Holding’s Martin Ragginger as he made another definitive step toward the 2017 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship title after an expertly driven pole-to-podium victory in Round 10 at the Marina Bay Circuit in Singapore.
Singapore. It was a tense Round 9 race for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in Singapore as multiple white-knuckled battles throughout the 25-strong grid wowed spectators, with the three race leaders missing the checkered flag to create a bit of last minute drama as Team Starchase’s Philip Hamprecht was handed a technical victory.
Team Jebsen’s Singaporean Pro-Am star Yuey Tan is no stranger to the challenging Marina Bay Street Circuit. The no. 5 driver will complete his ninth race at the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend as Carrera Cup Asia celebrates its 10th anniversary in the famed event. Tan heads into the double-header at the top of the Pro-Am class, eight points ahead of his season-rival Evan Chen of Kamlung Racing. After the track walk on Thursday he sat down to share a few quick thoughts on how he was feeling before the weekend – and what fans can enjoy in his hometown during the big motorsport event in Singapo
Singapore. The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia returns under the global spotlight as it joins the Formula 1 Singapore Grand prix for a fated two rounds under the buzzing streetlights of Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Shanghai. Porsche entries dominated the China GT podium over the weekend with 4 podium wins across two rounds at Shanghai International Circuit as they leveraged their home track advantage to take the lead in the tables and clear the path to the championship title.
Shanghai. Porsche’s highly-contested fight for the China GT championship and battle in the Porsche GT3 Cup Trophy China continues as the region’s top drivers head to the home of Porsche China for Round 7 and 8 at Shanghai International Circuit.
Fuji. It was a weekend of spirited racing for Porsche entries into the Blancpain GT Asia at Fuji International Speedway over the weekend as Craft-Bamboo Racing’s Nick Foster and Devon Modell battled from the pole to earn a second place podium in Round 7.
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.”