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Amongst a weekend of mixed fortunes for Absolute Racing serviced teams at Fuji Speedway, Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht claimed his second win of the season in the second event of the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia.

The weather around Mount Fuji makes for unpredictable conditions and this weekend was no different, complicating the life of drivers and engineers.

Saturday morning saw the Absolute Racing Pro class serviced cars finishing in the top ten positions of the 30-minute qualifying session, with Hamprecht placing the #99 Team StarChase 911 GT3 in second on the grid for both races. Tanart Sathienthirakul looked very impressive too, clocking the third best time. Cup returnee Maxime Jousse timed in sixth fastest. Further back, Yuan Bo posted ninth-best time in the sess [...]

Absolute Racing serviced teams Team StarChase, AAS Motorsport by Absolute Racing, Porsche China Junior Team, est cola PTT, Porsche Shanghai Waigaoqiao & Pudong and Zheng Tong Auto are headed to Japan for the second race weekend of the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA), June 15-17.

• Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht leads the Pro class points
• Maxime Jousse returns with AAS Motorsport
• First Invitational Race of the season

Eight long weeks after the sensational season opener at Shanghai International Circuit, the PCCA heads to Japan for Round Two, as Absolute Racing serviced teams will be looking to build on results or improve on their opening performance of 2018.

#99 Team StarChase Philip Hamprecht [...]

Absolute Racing celebrated another superb win and a double podium at Buriram, during an action-packed second joint event of the 2018 GT Asia Series and Thailand Super Series.

Following a strong start of the season in Sepang, Absolute Racing line ups presented in great shape at the Chang International Circuit right from the beginning.

In the first qualifying session on Friday, Cheng Congfu put the #13 Absolute Racing Audi R8 LMS on pole position for the first race of the weekend. Adderly Fong (#155 EN Sports by Absolute Racing Audi R8 LMS) locked out the front row for the team, 11 thousandths of a second shy of the top time. #18 est Cola by AAS Motorsport Bentley Continental GT3 of Kantadhee Kusiri, technically supported by Absolute Racing, qualified in fou [...]

Dubai based GulfSport Racing’s efforts to develop the world’s most cost-effective driver development program have taken another step forward with the announcement of a partnership with Absolute Racing who compete in all major Asian championships and the new for 2018 Formula 3 Asian Championship certified by FIA.

The agreement creates a viable career path from karting through to the highest levels of motor racing and includes a prestigious award for the 2018/19 Formula Gulf Academy Champion of an F3 test at one of the top circuits in Asia.

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Shanghai, May 22nd, 2018 – Absolute Racing is pleased to announce Jaden Conwright as one of its drivers for the inaugural season of Formula 3 Asian Championship certified by FIA.
The 19-year-old, who resides in California in the USA, is the first confirmed driver for Sepang, Shanghai and Zhuhai based team’s single seater programme and arrives in Asia with a solid racing background in America and Europe.

2016 World Speed Motorsports Rising Star Award winner Jaden Conwright has competed in the highly competitive Italian F4 Championship in 2015, scoring five top 5 finishes and one podium finish. Last season Conwright took part of a Driver Development Programme from one of the European single seater powerhouses in preparation for the 2018 season.

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Bhurit Bhirombhakdi was the “Ringmeister” this past weekend in the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup double-header at the 5.148 km Grand Prix configuration of the Nürburgring circuit. Singha Plan by Absolute Racing driver won both races of the weekend, joining Andrew Haryanto on the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup team line up for 2019 Total 24 Hours of Spa – a reward on offer to the highest points-scorer in each country on the Cup’s 2018 calendar.

The seven-car Asian fleet of Absolute Racing started off the weekend on right foot with Bhirombhakdi and Haryanto sharing pole-positions in the Cup first European event, where fortunately the unpredictable weather of the Eifel region didn’t come to play.

On Friday Bhirombhakdi converted his first place start into a tremendous first race win in the series as Haryanto finished second overall and kept the championship lead intact.

Further back in the field; Jeffrey Lee and Sun Jingzu showcased their

Absolute Racing drivers returned to the Blancpain GT Series Asia podium in a thrilling weekend at the Buriram’s Chang International Circuit, a stunning 4,554km FIA Grade 1 circuit designed by renowned track architect Hermann Tilke just hours away from the capital of Bangkok, which attracted 26,000 fans over the weekend.

Saturday’s Qualifying one saw Martin Rump recording an imposing third fastest time, while Anthony Liu completed the top-six aboard Absolute Racing’s second Audi R8 LMS. Still adapting to the car Andrew Kim qualified P13.

In Qualifying two Adderly Fong was an early contender for the pole position but the Hong Kong driver ended up 0.354s shy of pole in third. Sepang pole-sitter Josh Burdon made it an all-Absolute Racing second row for [...]

Just one month after the promising season opener at Sepang International Circuit, Absolute Racing heads to Thailand for Blancpain GT Series Asia Round 3 & 4 this weekend (11-13 May).

The second event of the 2018 season takes the Audi R8 LMS-equipped team and its drivers to the Buriram’s Chang International Circuit, a stunning 4,554km FIA Grade 1 circuit designed by renowned track architect Hermann Tilke just hours away from the capital of Bangkok.

The #37 Paragon Water Systems Audi R8 LMS pair Anthony Liu/Josh Burdon travels to Thailand in a positive mood following a well-earned second place finish at Sepang. Round 2 pole-position Josh Burdon made a big impact upon his debut i [...]

Absolute Racing are heading to Europe! The second Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup event of the season is upon us, with the teams and drivers travelling to Germany for the Round 3 & 4.

The Cup will make the European debut on May 11-12 in support of one of the most important GT races in the world – the Nürburgring 24 Hours. This event also marks the return of Absolute Racing to the continent where the sport began.

The Cup’s second double-header will be held on the 5.148 km Grand Prix configuration of the circuit. The Eifel Forest circuit demands the ultimate respect of everyone who turns a wheel on its undulating and challenging twists and turns. The weather adds an element of unpredictability that can shake things up.

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Absolute Racing’s 2018 Blancpain GT Asia Series campaign got underway at the 5.452-km Sepang International Circuit this weekend (14-15 April 2018, with Anthony Liu and Josh Burdon scoring a second-place result after the young Australian snatched a surprise pole-position on his GT3 debut weekend.

Teammates Cheng Congfu and Martin Rump clinched the first win in the Silver Cup class as Andrew Kim and Adderly Fong showed that they can also be a force in the upcoming races.

Qualifying brought a very strong performance by the Chinese-based team. Setting the grid positions for race one, Cheng Cong Fu led the Absolute Racing charge in the first fifteen-minute qualifying session on Saturday morning, finding a competitive set-up in his #3 Audi R8 LMS charger to set the fourth fastest lap time.  Liu qualified eight in the #37 Paragon Water Systems sponsored entry, and Andrew Kim placed his #7 Audi in 15th.

The best of the qualifying was

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