Shanghai. With a fleet of brand new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991) racing cars, thePorsche Carrera Cup Asia powers towards its 12th season as the undisputed leader in regional sportscar competition with its most prestigious calendar to date.
Shanghai. The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia powered into its second decade as the region’s leading sportscar championship, ending its 11th season in spectacular style with a glittering prize-giving gala in Shanghai followed by a thunderous return to the prestigious Macau Grand Prix.
Macau. Three drivers, each making their debuts on Macau’s demanding Guia street circuit this weekend, filled an all-star podium for the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Carrera Cup Asia at the 60th Macau Grand Prix today. Earl Bamber took victory for LKM Racing in the wet, nine-lap end-of-season invitational, followed across the line by nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb, who proved just as potent in the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup as he was on the toughest rally stages. Third was Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger of Austria in a brilliant comeback from fifth on the grid after a difficult qual
Stuttgart. New Zealander Earl Bamber (23) is the winner of the Porsche Motorsport International Cup Scholarship challenge. He receives funding of 200,000 Euro for his 2014 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup campaign. Porsche Carrera Cup Asia nominated Bamber for the shootout in Oschersleben (Germany), where he managed to beat seven other top pilots from Porsche one make cups series around the world.
Macau. LKM Racing’s Keita Sawa of Japan took pole position for the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Carrera Cup Asia at the 60th Macau Grand Prix, the four-time winner on the Guia street circuit demonstrating his mastery of the challenging 6.2km track.
Shanghai. Nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb will join newly-crowned 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia champion Earl Bamber as the pair make their debuts on Macau’s unforgiving Guia street circuit at the weekend.
Shanghai, China. Team Eagle’s Martin Ragginger dominated the final round of the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia at the Shanghai International Circuit, stamping his authority over the field with a lights-to-flag victory to end the season on a high. In a brilliant display of GT racing at its finest, with close battles throughout the field all the way to the chequered flag, the 12-lap Round 12 was a fitting end to what has been the most competitive in the championship’s 11-year history.
Shanghai, China. Earl Bamber sealed the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship with an emphatic victory in Round 11, thundering from pole to chequered flag to take the title with a race to spare. The 23-year-old Nexus GSH Racing driver didn’t put a wheel wrong on the way to his sixth victory in his debut season, setting the fastest lap of the 12-lap race for good measure.
Shanghai, China. With new sponsor GSH on board for the final two races of the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season, championship leader Earl Bamber put his Nexus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup on pole position for Round 11 at the Shanghai International Circuit. In one of the closest qualifying sessions in the series’ 11-year history, reigning champion Alexandre Imperatori of PICC Team StarChase put in a storming performance, ending the session just a hundredth of a second off pole.
Shanghai, China. The battle to decide the 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia overall champion will go down to the wire in what promises to be a thrilling season finale at the Sports Car Champions Festival in Shanghai from October 25-27.
Shanghai, China. Porsche China, organisers of the region’s premier sportscar championship the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, today announced nine-time FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb will make his debut with the series at the end-of-season invitational at the Macau Grand Prix.
Singapore. Young sportscar sensation Earl Bamber of New Zealand took victory from pole position in the Porsche SC Global Carrera Cup Asia – Singapore 2013 after a brilliant performance in a short but dramatic race on the Marina Bay street circuit.