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.”
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.