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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 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 [...]

► Pro-Am entry unites Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup mentor Cheng Congfu and Cup driver Sun Jingzu
► Second car line-up to be announced in 2019
► Third season for renamed Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia

Beijing, December 21, 2018 – The long-time partnership between Audi Sport customer racing Asia and multiple championship-winning team Absolute Racing is set to strengthen further in 2019 with confirmation of a two-car entry in the newly-named Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia. One of two Audi R8 LMS GT3s will be piloted by China’s most successful circuit driver to-date and Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup driver mentor Cheng Congfu, and one of th [...]

Absolute Racing heads into this weekend’s 2018 Blancpain GT Series Asia season finale ready to do battle.

Going into the season’s final weekend the best-placed Audi shared by Absolute Racing’s Franky Cheng and Martin Rump is lay in sixth place in the GT3 Drivers Championship. The Audi Sport Asia drivers are theoretically in the hunt for the title but represent a more likely Silver Cup challenger.

In the Silver Cup, 29 points covers the five crews that could yet win the class title at Ningbo, and Rump and Cheng are also potential champions in waiting. With just two races to go and a maximum of 25 points available per race, the #3 Absolute Racing Audi entry is 29 points shy from the top sp [...]

The Absolute Racing celebrated a remarkable Blancpain GT Series Asia double overall podium result at Shanghai International Circuit over the weekend, 22nd/23rdSeptember, and secured two class wins and more silverware at China’s Formula 1 circuit.

–Two Audi R8 LMS cars on the overall podium,

– “1-2” finish in the Pro-Am class in race one,

– Silver Cup podium finish in race two,

– Singha Plan B by Absolute Racing shines on Am Cup debut.

 

Saturday’s qualifying sessions saw Absolute Racing drivers performing strong once again. Cheng Congfu has stormed to a front row start for Round 9. The Chinese driver put together a 2:06.397 to start Saturday’s race from second.

The other story of Blancpain GT Series Asia’s first qualifying session was that of the Audi bronze-ranked drivers. Andrew Kim took Pro-Am pole (2:07.254), the highest qualifying bronze-ranked driver in the 32-car field, placing his car in seventh on the grid. Anthony Liu (2:07.631) qualified ninth overall

Absolute Racing competes on home ground this weekend when the Blancpain GT Series Asia makes its annual trip to China for the Shanghai International Circuit rounds.

– Rump and Cheng on GT3 Overall and Silver Cup titles chase

– New team-mate for Anthony Liu

– Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing joins the trio

 Absolute Racing aims to bounce back from a tough Fuji meeting last month and close the gap to the Championship leaders as the Blancpain GT Series Asia enters the final two meetings of 2018. Shanghai has been a happy hunting ground for the team in the past, with Absolute Racing celebrating many victories and podiums on the “home of Chinese Motorsport” in recent years, including two podium finishes here in 2017.

Cheng Congfu and Martin Rump are leading the team’s charge, and the two official Audi Sport Asia drivers are confident they can bounce back from a tricky second weekend in

Blancpain GT Series Asia Round 7 & 8 weekend at the Fuji Speedway, in Japan, proved to be a big challenge for the three-car Absolute Racing team but in the end the Audi R8 LMS armada still managed to score points in both races with all the cars, which has to be considered a positive factor.

– Rump and Cheng still on GT3 Overall and Silver Cup titles chase
– Liu and Burdon missed out on the Pro-Am podium by just 3 tenths
– Kim and Fong keep scoring in Pro-Am class

Qualifying didn’t go quite as well as the team would hope. Rump’s Q1 was thwarted by traffic where a clean lap was unobtainable. The Estonian driver set the fifth fastest with a lap of 1:38.278 around the 4.563-kilometer, 16-turn track. Elsewhere, Anthony Liu qualified 12th place, and fourth in the Pro Am class, while Andrew Kim placed his car

Absolute Racing make their way to Fuji Speedway, Japan this weekend (20-22 July) for Rounds 7 & 8 of Blancpain GT Series Asia, which marks the start of the second half of the championship season.

• Rump/Cheng hoping to capitalise on Suzuka win
• Burdon/Liu aiming more Pro-Am silverware
• Kim/Fong hoping for more luck in Fuji

33 cars are expected – a season-high entry – at the Mount Fuji racetrack for the much anticipated double-header. Fuji track features a tight, technical section and also the longest straight of the championship at 1.5km.

The home of the first ever Japanese Grand Prix triggers many good memories for Absolute Ra [...]

Absolute Racing celebrated a return to the rostrum at Suzuka Circuit, with Martin Rump and Cheng Congfu claiming team team’s first win of the season during Round 5 and 6 of the Blancpain GT Series Asia.

Saturday was a glorious day for the team in Japan. All it started with Martin Rump setting the pole position for race one; the second pole-position of the season for the team. Am drivers Anthony Liu and Andrew Kim qualified 11th and 14th respectively for the opening round of the weekend.

Round 5 saw Rump and Cheng Congfu claiming their maiden Blancpain GT Series Asia victories after their #3 Absolute Racing Audi led home a top-six comprising as m [...]

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