Fourth win of the season gives the title to Picariello Absolute Racing kept the “1-2-3” in the championship standings Double win in the AM Class for Sun Jingzu
Shanghai, September 11th, 2017 – MGT by Absolute’s Alessio Picariello has been crowned the 2017 Audi R8 LMS Cup Champion after producing a sensational drive in the Round 8 at the Shanghai International Circuit.
The Belgian driver had to win the final race of the Shanghai weekend to be crown champion. The odds seemed stacked against the MGT by Absolute driver, who started the race in 3rd place, but the 24-year-old driver went on a relentless attack that would prove fruitful after 30-minute of nerve ra [...]
Hard Memory actor-racer Han Geng is back BBT make series debut Absolute Racing to service eight cars during the weekend
Shanghai, September 6th, 2017 – The wait is over! The summer pause that followed the last Zhuhai race allowed the China GT Championship field to take a breath and recharge the batteries to start a busy second half of the season. Bentley Team Absolute and Absolute Racing will be back in action this weekend in Shanghai.
Making their return to the championship after skipping the last event at Zhuhai are Alexandre Imperatori and singer-actor Han Geng. Both drivers are anxious to get back onto the track after the long break. They will share driving duties for the fan-favorite #9 Hard Memory Bentley Continental GT3.
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Absolute Racing races on home soil Mission is to keep and extend series lead Team will run a total of six cars at Shanghai
Shanghai, September 5th, 2017 – The penultimate race weekend of the 2017 Audi R8 LMS Cup takes place next weekend at the Shanghai Audi International Circuit. Absolute Racing will enter six cars for what is going to be the team’s home race in the Cup.
The ultra-modern Shanghai International Circuit – the home of the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix – is also the second home of Absolute Racing in People’s Republic of China. Its long and technical layout, dominated by a 1,17km straight, with long acceleration zones that demand efficient aerodynamics and high top-speed capabilities link mid-speed corners, which re [...]
BBT’s Anthony Liu and Davide Rizzo visit the podium OD Racing Team holds third position J-Fly shows speed but no luck
Shanghai, August 20th, 2017 – Absolute Racing serviced teams endured a tough weekend at the Fuji Speedway, the fourth round of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia. Nevertheless BBT pair Anthony Liu and Davide Rizzo raced the number 37 Audi R8 LMS to a second place finish in the GT3 Pro-Am Class on Saturday’s one-hour long race.
Qualifying didn’t go quite as well as the team would hope. A red flag, caused by a GT4 car, gave drivers just six minutes to improve on their early times once the first session resumed. OD Racing’s Aditya Patel qualified ninth place, while BBT’s Liu rounded out the top ten. GT3 Pro-Am title contender Jeffrey
Four Audi R8 LMS to be fielded at Fuji BBT’s Anthony Liu and Davide Rizzo join the team Asia’s largest GT competition with 34 race cars
Shanghai, August 14th, 2017 – The Blancpain GT Series Asia remains in Japan for round 7 and 8 of the 12-round series. The next stop on the calendar will be at the Fuji Speedway close to Japan’s highest mountain, Mount Fuji.
The Absolute Racing serviced teams will be looking to carry its momentum forward to Fuji and will be fielding a fourth Audi entry in the race to be driven by Blancpain GT Series Asia Round 2 winners Anthony Liu and Davide Rizzo.
The fourth R8 LMS will run under the BBT team and joins the existing cars in the Absolute Racing stable – the
Absolute Racing achieved the 11th victory of the season The team picks up two more wins Lu and Yu on title hunt with one event to go
Shanghai, 30th July 2017 – Zhuhai International Circuit played host to the penultimate rounds of the Formula Masters Asian Series last weekend with both Daniel Lu and James Yu in contention for the 2017 championship title. Between the pair they were looking for a good haul of points in order for them to be in a strong position for the final rounds in two month’s time.
Absolute Racing has continued its hot form with a front-row lockout for the Race 1 and Race 3 on Friday. In the first qualifying, Yu lowered the best lap to 1:37.387s to beat team-mate Lu to the pole award by
Double fourth place finish for #05 Tilke Continental GT3 Two podium finishes in the GT Asia Cup #09 Hard Memory Continental GT3 forced to sit out in Race 2
Zhuhai, July 26th, 2017 – Bentley Team Absolute made a good showing in this weekend’s China GT Championship Round 5 and 6 at the Zhuhai International Circuit. While a double fourth place finish is a solid result, the team were left wanting for more at a circuit that play well to the strengths of the Bentley Continental GT3 package.
With the film star Han Geng unavailable to attend this weekend’s round, Adderly Fong and Vutthikorn Inthrapuvasak moved to the cockpit of the #09 Hard Memory Continental GT3, lining up alongside with #05 Tilke Continental GT3 pair Weiron T [...]
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.
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.