The 2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race season begins this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit for Absolute Racing teams. Team StarChase, Bunjong Motorsports and Zheng Tong Auto will run 16 races this year across some of the best Asian racetracks.
Germany’s Philip Hamprecht will spearhead Team StarChase campaign for the title in the series for the second consecutive season. China’s Bao Jinlong returns to defend the Pro-Am class crown with Zheng Tong Auto. After an incredible race win last weekend in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia at Sepang, where he teams up with Hamprecht, Thailand’s Tanart Sathienthirankul will debut new outfit Bunjong Motorsports at the [...]
Hamprecht and Tanart score brilliant win on debut Inthraphuvasak and Imperatori storm to Pro/Am class win Olsen and Bo were ‘kings’ in qualifying
Absolute Racing’s Porsche teams made a strong start to the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season with a one-two finish in the second race at the Sepang International Circuit.
Absolute Racing has made the perfect start to its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia campaign by claiming pole positions for both of this weekend’s races after its #912 Porsche 911 GT3-R shared by Yuan Bo and Dennis Olsen set the fastest times in both 15-minute qualifying sessions earlier on Saturday.
Bo made a 2m04.883s lap in Q1, 0.166s faster than the best- [...]
Rump and Tan third in Silver Cup Thai duo claims a Pro/Am podium B-Quick wins Am Cup race two
Absolute Racing’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia campaign with Audi got underway at the 5.452-km Sepang International Circuit this weekend (6-7 April 2019) with third-place finishes in the Silver Cup and in the Pro/Am class and an Am Cup victory.
This season Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute enters two Audi R8 LMS GT3 “Evo” for Audi Sport Asia drivers Martin Rump of Estonia and Malaysian Weiron Tan. The pair will be on the hunt for the overall championship title as well as the Silver Cup trophy.
A sister car is entered for fellow Audi Sport Asia driver Cheng Congfu, and seasoned privateer [...]
Daniel Cao claims first pole and first podium Eshan Pieris battles for the podium Absolute Racing sits second on Teams’ standings
Absolute Racing drivers Daniel Cao Zhuo and Eshan Pieris put on a very satisfactory performance at Sepang International Circuit in the opening event of 2019 F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA, including an impressive pole-position and a third-place finish of Cao in Round 1 on Saturday.
The weekend started off on the right foot for Absolute Racing duo. Cao claimed pole position for race one, with teammate Pieris in fifth. Unfortunately the weather conditions played against the team in the second 15-minute qualifying session with both drivers qualifying low on th [...]
Singha Plan B by Absolute Racing Audi R8 joins Sepang grid Bhurit Bhirombhakdi and Kantasak Kusiri together again B-Quik technical partnership set to continue
Singha Plan B by Absolute Racing will make its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia return for the 2019 season-opener in Malaysia.
In addition to the full season Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute entries, Absolute Racing will run an additional Audi R8 LMS GT3 “Evo” under the Singha Plan B Motorsport by Absolute Racing banner in Sepang with a view to adding extra Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia dates to its 2019 schedule.
The team’s regular Thailand Super Series line-up of Bhurit Bhirombhakdi and Kantasak Kusiri will drive the car run by the Chinese Absolute Racing squad. This race marks a return to familiar territory for Singha Plan B Motorsport by Absolute Racing. The team took part of Blancpain GT Series Asia rounds of Buriram and Fuji in 2017;
Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute has announced its second pairing for the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. On board with the team in an Audi R8 LMS GT3 are the Silver Cup squad of 24-year-old FIA WEC star Weiron Tan of Malaysia and 22-year-old Estonian talent Martin Rump, both recently-announced Audi Sport Asia drivers.
Also entered with Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute is the previously-announced Chinese Pro/Am pairing of Audi Sport Asia driver Cheng Congfu and Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup star Sun Jingzu.
“We are looking forward to working with Absolute Racing, who are one of Asia’s leading teams with proven championship-winnin [...]
Absolute Racing has today announced that 2018 Asian Formula Renault Series champion Daniel Cao and Asian Winter Series race winner Eshan Pieris will head up the Chinese team’s F3 Asian Championship certified by FIA title assault this season.
Following his superb win in the last race of the inaugural Asian Winter Series, Eshan Pieris graduates to F3 Asian Championship for his 2019 campaign. The Sri Lankan driver participated in the post-season test in Sepang, showing impressive pace over the two-day test.
Joining Pieris is the reigning Asian Formula Renault Series Champion Daniel Cao. After a dominant season in Asian Formula Renault Series, the young Chinese is eager to step up to compete in [...]
Absolute Racing serviced teams successfully completed the three testing days at Shanghai International Circuit, in what was the opening event of 2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia.
Team StarChase, Bunjong Motorsports and Zheng Tong Auto drivers hit the asphalt of the Hermann Tilke designed Shanghai International Circuit, acquiring a lot of data useful for the season and crucial in making the final preparations for the first race of the season next month.
Philip Hamprecht placed the #99 Team StarChase Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991 II) at the top of the timesheets on first two days. The German driver, who recorded the second best combined time in this test, was not able to improve Satu [...]