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Actor-racer Han Geng will skip this weekend’s event New line-up for #09 Hard Memory Continental GT3 Bentley is set to reach a milestone 500th start for its Continental GT3 this weekend

 Zhuhai, July 26th, 2017 – China GT Championship will be in the limelight at the Zhuhai International Circuit this weekend. Bentley Team Absolute will be at the third round on “home” soil well prepared and with the goal of taking the Bentley Continental GT3 onto the podium.

The team head to the race weekend renewed optimism and high hopes. However Bentley Team Absolute will be without Chinese movie star Han Geng, who is unable to attend the event due to professional commitments.

Therefore Hong Kong’s Adderly F [...]

 

Three races on China GT Championship weekend bill Crucial weekend for title bidders Lu and Yu Renewed ambitions for Esmaeili and Cabrera

Shanghai, 25th July 2017 – Absolute Racing’s James Yu, Manuel Cabrera, Arvin Esmaeili and Daniel Lu have their sights set on further success as the Formula Master Asian Series stays in South China for rounds 12, 13 and 14 at the Zhuhai circuit this weekend (29/30 July).
The team is oozing with confidence after considerable strides forward were made with a three-day testing session at the Zhuhai circuit last week.

Daniel Lu has been the absolute master of this year’s series, w [...]

 

Team StarChase returns to the podium Third win in a row in the Porsche Dealer Trophy Podium finish in the “Invitational Race”

SHANGHAI, 24th of July – The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia held their fourth event of the season at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia last weekend. Absolute Racing serviced teams showed flashes of brilliance as Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht made a double visit to the podium on a scorching hot weekend.

The weekend started well for the team when Hamprecht set the second fastest time in Qualifying, just 0.058 off, whilst team-mates Tanart Sathienthirakul and Yuan Bo slotted into fifth and sixth places respectively on the starting grid on Saturday.

The German rookie got [...]

 

Team shapes up for another action-filled weekend Three-car team to challenge for top honors Weekend ends with another “Invitational Race”

SHANGHAI, 18th of July – The Absolute Racing serviced teams have arrived at the Sepang International Circuit, the venue hosting the Rounds 7 & 8 of the 2017 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA).

Just a stone’s throw from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the Sepang International Circuit was the first Formula One track noted designer Herman Tilke built from scratch. The venue is a real challenge for all the teams due to the hot and humid conditions.

Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht, who is a rookie in this series, has made extraordinary progress since the sta [...]

 

First pole-position for Fong/Vutthikorn Tan/Kim completes team’s swap on qualifying sessions Hard Memory endured another learning weekend

Zhuhai, July 9th, 2017 – The China GT Championship took the 4.3 kilometres long Chinese circuit of Zhuhai this weekend for the Round 3 & 4. For Bentley Team Absolute the weekend was tough but the Continental GT3 showed to be the fastest car in the GT3 class.

The weekend started promisingly, with Adderly Fong and Vutthikorn Inthrapuvasak taking superbly the pole-position for race one on Friday. Teammates Andrew Kim and Weiron Tan had a good run and were the fourth fastest. As China GT Championship qualifying time consists in both drivers combined times, with the ave [...]

 

Team StarChase wins twice the Porsche Dealers Trophy Tanart S. keeps scoring high Team C&D Auto’s Yuan Bo bounces back

 

BANGSAEN, 2nd of July – The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) held its third round in the streets of Bangsaen this weekend. Team StarChase driver Philip Hamprecht was satisfied to secure his first double podium result of the season as local favorite Tanart Sathienthirakul garnered two fifth-place finishes. For Team C&D Auto’s Yuan Bo it was a weekend of misfortunes.

The “beach battle” started on Friday with two practice sessions and continued on Saturday morning with the exciting qualifying session. Hamprecht went third quickest as Tanart qualified seventh. 2016 Pro [...]

Absolute Racing serviced teams want to keep the form Picariello, Lee and Bhurit B. lead PRO, AM+ and AM classes The team will run a total of six cars

Shanghai, July 12th, 2017 – As the Audi R8 LMS Cup heads towards Yeongam, 400km south of the Korean capital Seoul, the six Absolute Racing serviced teams are looking to repeat the stunning performance of last month in Suzuka.

Absolute Racing serviced Audi R8 LMS stole the show in the Cup’s first visit to the Suzuka International Circuit, winning both races and leaving Japan on the top of the championship standings.

The former home of Korea’s Formula One Grand Prix is a challenging track, with sector 1 being mainly straights and sectors 2 and 3 being combinations of medium speed corn [...]

Home race for Tanart Sathienthirakul  Philip Hamprecht primed for the streets of Thailand Yuan Bo focus all on points

 

SHANGHAI, 26th of June – Absolute Racing serviced teams are heading to Bangsaen Street Circuit in Thailand for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) Round 5 and 6 to experience one of the most exciting tracks of Southeast Asia for the first time.

PCCA rookie and local hero Tanart Sathienthirakul is sixth in the drivers’ championship standings and is one of the few to know the 3.5 km Bangsaen Street Circuit. The 25-year-old Tanart kicked off the year in front of the Thai fans, driving a Porsche 997 GT3 Cup in the Thailand Super Series’s Super Car GTM category race to rack up the laps and learn [...]

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. June 26, 2017 – Bentley Team Absolute’s No. 88 Adderly Fong dominated the action in rounds four and five of the Pirelli World Challenge Championship at Road America this weekend.

The Chinese driver scored his first Pirelli World Challenge victory in Saturday’s race after earning pole position at Road America, one of the fastest permanent road racing tracks in the world, for the second year in a row.

Along with Saturday’s victory, Fong scored the fastest lap aboard his Bentley Continental GT3 earning him pole position for Sunday.

 

Mixed feelings for podium finisher OD Racing J-Fly scores first overall podium Second consecutive pole-position for Picariello

 

Shanghai, 25th June 2017 – Racing serviced teams have completed the third round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia with another strong performance, as J-Fly by Absolute Racing and OD Racing Team stepped onto podium at Suzuka Circuit this weekend.

The Absolute Racing four Audi R8 LMS squadron has started the weekend in great style securing a front row start for the second race of the weekend.

J-Fly by Absolute Racing’s Alessio Picariello maintained his perfect Blancpain GT Series Asia qualifying record by beating the fellow Absolute Racing-run Audis driven by OD Racing Team’s [...]

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