Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific-supported entries earned multiple points-paying finishes at the final round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia at the Ningbo International Speedpark, despite enduring a challenging weekend.
The second Blancpain GT Series Asia season is drawing to a close, as the three Porsche customer teams aim to end 2018 on a high at the new Ningbo International Speedpark, China (12-14 October).
- Porsche Carrera Cup Asia to host Round 9 and 10 on Sept. 28-30 - Strong lead for Chris van der Drift in Overall as he looks to seal his third championship win - Bao Jinlong holds onto narrow advantage in Pro-Am after shake-up in Singapore - Series returns to Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia
There were numerous points finishes for the five Porsche customer entries in the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Asia round at the Shanghai International Circuit, including a fine GT4 podium for TTR Team SARD and a top-five result for Craft-Bamboo Racing.
For the penultimate round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia, five Porsche customer teams are in Shanghai this weekend, home to the manufacturers’ first overall championship victory with Craft-Bamboo Racing last season.
- Van der Drift boosts lead in Overall after critical Round 8 win - Local hero Yuey Tan takes Pro-Am win while Bao Jinlong grabs table lead - Tight contest in Dealer Trophy as Team Porsche Holding takes second win in a row - Philip Hamprecht selected to represent Carrera Cup Asia in global Porsche Junior Shootout
- Porsche Carrera Cup Asia to host Round 8 on Sept. 16 - Chris van der Drift continues lead in Overall, while Wayne Shen defends Pro-Am advantage - Porsche Carrera Cup Asia will race alongside Formula 1 as it joins the Singapore Grand Prix for its 11th year - Series will officially celebrate its 15th anniversary celebrations during festive race weekend
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customer teams scored five class podiums at the Shanghai round of the China GT Championship, with Team JRM taking two overall podiums, whilst R+ Racing and Moby Dick Motorsports Club earned a trio of top-three finishes in their respective classes.
Following the long summer break, the China GT Championship returns this weekend for rounds seven and eight from Shanghai, with the Porsche customer teams looking for a strong start to the second half of the season.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific partner Craft-Bamboo Racing completed the Suzuka 10 Hours, leading factory Porsche squad Manthey-Racing over the line in 11th and 12th respectively.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific will provide comprehensive support to Craft-Bamboo Racing’s effort in this weekend’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Suzuka 10 Hours, as well as offering on-site assistance to four other Porsche entries.
Teams for which Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific provide technical support endured a challenging weekend during the latest round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia at Fuji Speedway, as four GT3-spec Porsche 911 GT3 R, and a pair of Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR entries, raced at the historic Japanese venue.