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Jamie Chadwick took her maiden win Best season result for Thomas Smith  Silverware for the Team in the standings


Absolute Racing’s Jamie Chadwick took her maiden F3 Asian Championship win during an action-packed last meeting of the 2019/2020 season at the Buriram International Circuit in Thailand (February 22/23). Thomas Smith closed the season with his season-best result.

Absolute Racing pair firmly set its sights on a strong end to the season, and Qualifying sessions delivered a mixed bag of results for the duo. Qualifying one saw Chadwick placing the #15 Absolute Racing Tatuus F3 T-318 Alfa Romeo in third for the first rac [...]


Devlin DeFrancesco returns to the podium Jamie Chadwick denied maiden win after false start from pole Tommy Smith scores again 


Absolute Racing’s Devlin DeFrancesco returned to a familiar location last Saturday – the podium with a third place finish. The team narrowly missed victory with Jamie Chadwick being penalised for an alleged jump start after crossing the finish in line in first position in the F3 Asian Championship Round 8 at the 5.554km Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

After two testing sessions on Thursday and one official free practice session on Friday morning the [...]

Jamie Chadwick will join Absolute Racing to compete in the 2019/2020 F3 Asian Championship certified by FIA this winter – beginning at Sepang in Malaysia just two weeks from now, on 14th/15th December.

The Bath-born W Series and MRF Champion will use the F3 Asian series as a key part of her ongoing driver development and testing programme, alongside her winter preparation for the defence of her W Series title in 2020. She joins Absolute Racing alongside Devlin DeFrancesco, Daniel Cao and Tommy Smith.

Commenting on the announcement Jamie said: “20 [...]

Looking to get his year off to a flying start, Devlin DeFrancesco is proud to announce that he’ll be joining Absolute Racing to compete in the 2019/20 F3 Asian Championship certified by FIA.

After a promising 2019 FIA Formula 3 campaign, Devlin will be looking to continue his upwards trajectory as he tackles Asia for the first time. Entering its third season, the Asian F3 Championship visits Asia & Middle East’s most premier circuits from Sepang in Malaysia, to Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi, as well as to the Buriram International Circuit in Thailand and the Dubai Autodrome.

Contested over 5 rounds spread starting in December and ending in February the series offers the perfect opportunity to stay race-sharp throughout the winter months. With a jam-packed sch [...]


Absolute Racing are pleased to announce Daniel Cao Zhuo and Tommy Smith as the first drivers to officially join the team’s F3 Asian Championship certified by FIA squad. Both drivers tested with Absolute Racing at Sepang recently and will race for the team from the opening round in December.

Daniel Cao will remain within the Absolute Racing team for the new season. The Chinese driver starred in his first season with the team, taking 3rd overall in the 2019 F3 Asian Championship. He took two victories and eight podiums in total.

Cao said of the upcoming season, “I’m pleased to be rejoining Absolute Racing for the upcoming season.  I feel like home within [...]

Absolute Racing signed-off the 2019 F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA in fine style during an action-packed season finale at the weekend, claiming two wins at the 5.451km Shanghai International Circuit. Local hero Daniel Cao Zhuo gave the Shanghai race fans plenty to cheer about when he stormed to his maiden F3 victory in Round 13 on his home track on Friday to repeat the feat on Saturday morning’s Round 14.


Sensational home victories for Daniel Cao Eshan Pieris scores points in every single race In the Teams’ standings Absolute Racing secures second


Qualifying session on Friday had ‘mixed feelings’ for the team. Cao qualified impressively third in Q1, but right after a suspension issue put him out of the second qualifying. Struggling [...]

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 [...]

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