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Third Porsche entry for Absolute Racing Inthraphuvasak parners Imperatori Panther / AAS Motorsport entry will be one to watch

 

Zhuhai, March 12, 2019 – Absolute Racing will add a third Porsche 911 GT3-R entry to its participation in the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. Vutthikorn Inthraphuvasak and Alexandre Imperatori will share the driving duties in the #918 Panther / AAS Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-R entry.

2018 Thailand Super Series (GT3 Class) Champions AAS Motorsport by AAS AUTO SERVICE Co., Ltd., the sole authorized importer and distributor of Porsche and Bentley cars in Thailand, will take on a new challenge with Vutthikorn [...]

Absolute Racing is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Young as Team Manager for the F3 Asian Championship. He will also take overall management responsibility for the operation at Shanghai International Circuit.

Martin Young moves to Absolute Racing from Fortec Motorsport, where he held the position of Team Manager since 2012 and helped lead the Formula Renault team to achieve multiple wins in Formula Renault Eurocup, Northern European Cup with drivers like Oliver Rowland, Ben Barnicoat, Jake Dennis or Charles Leclerc.

Young led the team to a strong campaign in the inaugural Asian Winter Series with five wins out nine races. Absolute Racing ended in second place in the Teams’ standings and China’s Ye Yifei finished as Vice-Champion. The team is looking forward to doing even be [...]

 
The Absolute Racing endured a tough weekend during the opening round of the 2019 Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup but came out with overall podium finish and two GT4 Cup class wins at the Adelaide Parklands Street Circuit, Australia.

 

Alex Au returns with a podium Tough weekend for Cup favourites Haryanto and Bhirombhakdi Williamson and Tanoto share GT4 Cup wins

The weekend’s double-header marked the start of a 10-race, five-circuit season over which the all-privateer line-up will vie for the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup titles.

Leading the Absolute Racing charge is the 2018 GT3 Cup champion Andrew Haryanto of Indonesia. Also making a return to the series is last year’s first runner up Bhurit Bhirombhakdi. Former Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup Am Cup champions Alex Au, Sun Jingzu and Daniel Bilski completed the five-car team in the GT3 Cup class this weekend.

Heading up the GT4 entry were the

Chinese rising star Ye Yifei finished as the vice-champion in the inaugural Asian Winter Series at the weekend despite his best efforts to clinch the title. The Absolute Racing driver won two of the three races of the season finale at the 5.543km FIA Grade 1 Sepang International Circuit.

Ye’s spectacular dominance in Malaysia started in free practice and continued in qualifying on Friday. The Chinese youngster was unbeatable in both 15-minute qualifying sessions, capturing the pole-position for Race 7 and Race 9.

For the first race of the weekend, held on Saturday morning, the #16 Absolute Racing Tatuus F3 T-318 got off the line well in the [...]

Absolute Racing wrapped off the inaugural Asian Winter Series with three wins out of three at the 5.543km FIA Grade 1 Sepang International Circuit.

– Absolute Racing drivers stole the show in Sepang
– Double victory and vice-championship for Yi Yifei
– Impressive maiden win for Eshan Pieris

Ye Yifei was the dominant force over the showdown weekend, clinching two victories and finishing his first Asian campaign as Vice-Champion. Team-mate Eshan Pieris concluded his first season in the category with a superb race win.

Ye’s dominance in Malaysia started in free practice and continued in qualifying [...]

Beijing, February 13, 2019 – Chinese internet sensation Liu Zexuan has joined the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup’s eighth season to compete in the GT4 Cup. The 30 year-old driver will be aiming to build on his impressive Cup debut in 2018 with Absolute Racing, when he secured back-to-back wins in Shanghai. Liu has become an online celebrity in China, appearing in a number of popular online reality shows, winning himself a legion of fans and followers.

In his new role with Audi, he will also represent Audi Sport customer racing Asia as an ambassador in China, the brands’ largest market worldwide.

“We warmly welcome Liu Zexuan into the Audi Sport customer racing Asia family. As well as being a key influencer in the o [...]

Chinese driver Ye Yifei took his second Asian Winter Series victory in as many race weekends, after a flawless drive in a tense third race at the Sepang International Circuit. The result capped another outstanding performance by Ye Yifei and Absolute Racing. The title decider is due to take place next month.

The quick race pace he had already shown in the previous rounds at Thailand’s Buriram International Circuit, was replicated with a dominant free practice session on Saturday morning with a category record lap time under the 2 minute mark. In the qualifying session held on Saturday lunchtime, he put his car in the first row for the first and third races of the weekend. [...]

Absolute Racing’s Ye Yifei picked up two second-place finishes and one win in the Asian Winter Series second event at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit (January 19/20), setting up a tense title decider for next month’s season finale.

It all started in Saturday qualifying sessions which saw China’s Ye Yifei, who kicked off the day with a category record lap time under the 2 minute mark in the single Free Practice morning session, capturing the second on the grid for Race 1 and Race 3, while Eshan Pieris from Sri Lanka posted the ninth fastest time in qualifying one to dramatically improve to fifth in the second qualifying.

The 14-lap Asia [...]

The Absolute Racing started its 2019 season in strong form over the weekend (11-12 January) with a race win and a podium finish for the squad’s two Tatuus T-318s in the opening round of the new Asian Winter Series at Thailand’s FIA Grade 1, 4.554km Buriram International Circuit.

Friday morning qualifying sessions saw China’s Ye Yifei qualifying second for Race 1 and Race 3, while Eshan Pieris from Sri Lanka posted the fifth fastest time in both sessions.

The first race of the weekend took place later in the day and wasn’t kind for the Absolute Racing duo. Lining up from second on the grid, Ye went to the front on the opening lap. The Chinese youngster led the first few laps of the race but retired while battling for the lead with a radiator failure.

Teammate Pieris had an eventful Formula 3 race debut. He crossed the finish line in third but the

– Absolute Racing and Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific join forces
– Yuan Bo confirmed as first driver
– Further drivers’ announcements set to follow

Zhuhai, January 7, 2019 – Absolute Racing will strengthen its presence in the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. The team will field two 2019-spec Porsche 911 GT3 R in partnership with Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific.

Absolute Racing and Porsche have long enjoyed an association through the successful participation of the China based team in the German brand one-make series in Asia. Now this partners [...]

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