Absolute Racing serviced teams celebrated a 1-2 result in the opening round of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia last weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit (14-15 of April 2018), with Philip Hamprecht taking the honour of winning the first race of the new season.
Absolute Racing headed to the “home race” with three new drivers among its six-car team. Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht and est Cola PTT’s Tanart Sathienthirakul continue this year, while Yuan Bo returns to the Carrera Cup Asia fold representing the new team dealer Porsche Shanghai Waigaoqiao & Pudong. Porsche China Junior’s Daniel Lu and Zheng Tong Auto’s Bao Jing Long joined the team this year. 2016 Carrera Cup Asia Vice-Champion Maxime Jousse returned to the series in this race to drive the #66 AAS Motorsport by Absolute Racing entry.
The opening qualifying session of the season took place on a grey-skyed Saturday morning with all Absolute Racing cars looking to make an