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Absolute Racing celebrated a return to the podium at the weekend, with Daniel Cao Zhuo claiming a double second place finish during the penultimate round of the F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA at Shanghai (September 7/8). Teammate Eshan Pieris maintained his fantastic run of scoring points in every race this year.

– Daniel Cao secures two second place finishes

– Eshan Pieris scores points in every race

– One event to go for the end of the season

After showing early pace during Friday’s free practice sessions, Cao stated his intent as a podium contender with a P2 grid spot in an incredibly close qualifying session one j [...]

F3 Asia Podium at Suzuka

Daniel Cao finished second in race two

Absolute Racing achieved better than expected results at the legendary 5.807km Suzuka Circuit this past weekend with Eshan Pieris finishing in the points in all three the F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA races, as his teammate Daniel Cao also picked up points in the two first rounds, which included a podium position in race two after crossing the line in second.

 

Podium finish for Daniel Cao Triple finish for Eshan Pieris Absolute Racing remains second on Teams’ standings

 

It was the first time for both drivers on the Japanese figure 8 layout racetrack and each was suitably impressed. Regrettably some power issues limited the running in Free Practice. On Saturday morning qualifying sessions, Cao qualified in sixth for races [...]

Absolute Racing drivers Daniel Cao Zhuo and Eshan Pieris put on another strong performance in the second event of 2019 F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA at the 4.554km FIA Grade 1 Hermann Tilke designed Chang International Circuit in Buriram (Thailand), including a double podium finish.

Double podium for Daniel Cao Triple fourth-place finishes for Eshan Pieris Absolute Racing sits second on Teams’ standings

 

On Saturday morning qualifying sessions, the Absolute Racing duo locked out the second row for race one and three. Cao qualified in third for race one and in fourth for race three, while teammate Pieris was the fourth fastest in qualifying one and the third quickest in qualifying two.

In the race one, the 17-year-old driver [...]

 

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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