The latest round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia brought the Absolute Racing-run Porsche squad to the 5.615km Korea International Circuit. The fifth meeting of the year, the first-ever of the series at this Hermann Tilke-designed circuit, gave the team much cause for celebration.
Victory for Inthraphuvasak and Imperatori in race two Podium result keeps Sathienthirakul and Hamprecht on title hunt Yuan Bo and Leo Ye claim first Silver Cup win
After a season-best qualifying result for Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht, the #911 Absolute Racing pair went on to claim their fifth podium of the year, helping the team to sew up the GT3 Team title a way in advance. Race 2 saw Vuttikorn Inthraphuvasak and Alexandre Imperatori clinching [...]
Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute came close to a victory in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia Round 9 and 10 at the 5.615km Korea International Circuit, but a controversial drive-through penalty denied Martin Rump and Weiron Tan a certain win in Sunday’s race.
Martin Rump and Weiron Tan came close to a win Sun Jingzu and Cheng Congfu collect points in the Pro/Am class One double-header left to the end of the season
For Saturday’s race one Tan lined up in sixth, while Sun Jingzu, who teams-up with Cheng Congfu in the #13 Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute entry, started in 14th. Both cars had bad starts, but bounced back in the 27-lap race.
Tan had a tough start being hit by a competitor. The Malaysian dropped from sixth to eighth on
Absolute Racing Porsche teams deliver another strong performance in the fourth race meeting of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia at Japan’s Fuji International Speedway. In the shadow of Mount Fuji, Vutthikorn Inthraphuvasak conquered his third Pro/Am victory as Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht collected a strong points haul over the weekend to keep their championship lead intact.
Third Pro/Am class win for Inthraphuvasak Sathienthirakul/Hamprecht still in the lead Bo/Ye bank points at Fuji
Sathienthirakul’s 1m41.467s proved more than sufficient to see off the opposition by half second on Saturday’s first 15-minute qualifying session. In race one, the Thai driver lost the lead in the opening lap, but regained [...]
Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute’s Weiron Tan and Martin Rump celebrated a superb maiden win during a dramatic Blancpain GT Challenge World Asia weekend of action on Japan’s Fuji International Speedway. Teammates Sun Jingzu and Cheng Congfu scored points in both races.
Rump and Tan win GT World Challenge Asia Rnd 8 at Fuji Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute is back on title track Sun and Cheng collect points
On Saturday morning qualifying sessions, Tan Audi Sport Asia driver Tan had clocked the second quickest time in GT3 cars first session, but the Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute entry was carrying over a five-place grid penalty after an incident in the previous Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia round at Suzuka. That saw Tan drop to seven [...]
Absolute Racing came away from Suzuka as the outfit in form after another glittering performance in the third race meeting of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.
Race win and championship lead for Sathienthirakul/Hamprecht Inthraphuvasak moves up to first in Pro/Am class All Chinese line-up first overall podium
Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht race one win and race two third place finish made them the top scorer of the weekend and moved the Thai-German duo up to first in the GT3 Overall and Silver Cup standings. Absolute Racing is leading the Teams’ standings.
And there was more success for Absolute Racing as Yuan Bo, who teamed up with Leo Ye Hongli this weekend, scored his first Blancpain GT World Challenge Asi [...]
The Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia race at Suzuka was a bruising affair for the three Absolute Racing Audi GT3 teams, but the single R8 LMS GT4 came away with a couple of podium finishes on its debut in the series.
Heartbreak for Rump and Tan in race one Sun and Cheng score the best class result of 2019 Maiden podium finishes on GT4 debut
Qualifying one proved to be one of the most dramatic in recent memory as the 15-minute session was marred by no less than three red flags. Rump snatched the pole for Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute, grabbing his second consecutive pole at the circuit.
Later in the day Rump had converted pole position into a six-second advantage when the Audi R8 LMS GT3 he shares with Weiron Tan was
Absolute Racing will expand its participation in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia at the next race in Suzuka, Japan to include one Audi R8 LMS GT4.
“We are delighted to see two Cup drivers team up to debut the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia,” said Martin Kuehl, Director of Audi Sport customer racing Asia. “GT4 competition is rapidly gathering strength across the region, and the addition of Anderson Tanoto and Mark Williamson to our Audi line-up further reinforces our presence in this prestigious championship.”
Reigning Audi Sport R8 LMS GT4 Cup champion Anderson Tanoto of Indonesia and 2010 Asian GT4 Cup champion Mark Williamson of Australia will debut the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.
Ingo Matter, Team Director of Absolute Racing, added “After having run the Audi R8 LMS GT4 since its introduction in the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup we are
Absolute Racing’s Porsche camp celebrated another win in the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge as Panther/AAS Motorsport’s Vutthikorn Inthraphuvasak and Alexandre Imperatori won the at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand.
Panther/AAS Motorsport duo wins on home turf Podium finish for Sathienthirakul/Hamprecht Podium denied to Bo/Lester
Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht once again had reasons to rejoice as they finished second in race one. Yuan Bo and Jono Lester put up an exceptional performance over the weekend that went unrewarded with an equal amount of good fortune in race two.
Saturday morning qualifying one saw Sathienthirakul and Bo locking out the second row for the Absolute Racing’s Porsche arma [...]
The four Absolute Racing-run Audi R8 LMS GT3 cars were back in action this weekend as the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia resumed at the Hermann Tilke designed 4.554km FIA Grade I Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand.
Rump and Tan third in the Silver Cup class Pro/Am podium on home turf for Thai duo B-Quick wins Am Cup race two
On Saturday morning qualifying sessions, Tan placed the #12 Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute entry in fifth place on the grid for race one, while Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup race winner Bhurit Bhirombhakdi was the 11thfastest in the local #59 Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing entry. B-Quik Racing’s Daniel Bilski qualified 16th and Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute’s Sun Jingzu was [...]
Hamprecht and Tanart score brilliant win on debut Inthraphuvasak and Imperatori storm to Pro/Am class win Olsen and Bo were ‘kings’ in qualifying
Absolute Racing’s Porsche teams made a strong start to the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season with a one-two finish in the second race at the Sepang International Circuit.
Absolute Racing has made the perfect start to its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia campaign by claiming pole positions for both of this weekend’s races after its #912 Porsche 911 GT3-R shared by Yuan Bo and Dennis Olsen set the fastest times in both 15-minute qualifying sessions earlier on Saturday.
Bo made a 2m04.883s lap in Q1, 0.166s faster than the best- [...]