Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customer squad, Team JRM, with drivers Li Chao and Chris van der Drift, took their Porsche 911 GT3 R to victory in the second round of the China GT Championship at Zhejiang, as they moved to the top of the standings.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific supported racing programmes continue this weekend, as the China GT Championship heads to the Zhejiang International Circuit, while the Chang International Circuit hosts the Thailand Super Series.
Zhuhai. After an excellent Season in 2017, JRM once again returned to China GT determined to start the season off on the right foot. After a tough qualifying session, which saw the #911 JRM Porsche 911 GT3 R of Li Chao and Chris van der Drift start Race 1 from fourth, the expert driving and planning of the drivers and team saw them cross the finish line P2 Overall.
Porsche has designed a new customer racer for GT3 series worldwide for 2019 based on the 911 GT3 RS production sports car: the 911 GT3 R.
Blancpain GT Series Asia Round 3 & 4
Sepang. Porsche customer teams make their way to Malaysia this weekend to contest the first round of a new season of Blancpain GT Series Asia. Now in its second year, the Asian championship sees teams looking to battle it out, in both GT3 and GT4 classes, across 12 Rounds in four countries.
Darryl O’Young will partner Aidan Read in the #991 Craft-Bamboo Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R, completing the team’s two car lineup that is focused on bringing home the Blancpain GT Series Asia championship title. O’Young has been a staple GT driver for Craft-Bamboo since 2014 and has contributed greatly to their success in various championships and events.
New ‘Porsche GT3 Cup Trophy China presented by China GT’ class includes independent regulations and prize money.
Solid performance all around as Boston Athletic Club finishes at the top of Porsche entries in third overall while Craft Bamboo Racing took the Porsche 911 GT3 R to earn fifth
Craft Bamboo Racing joins Pro-class with strong line-up of Porsche factory drivers
Shanghai. Porsche is poised for the podium with strong entries across three classes in the 2018 Bathurst 12 Hour as Craft-Bamboo Racing confirms it will enter a full Factory driver-fielded Porsche 911 GT3 R (Type 991) into the world-renowned endurance competition alongside Porsche Carrera Cup Asia’s first-ever endurance team in the 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991).
Craft-Bamboo Racing, Porsche’s Official Technical Partner Team in Asia, will return to Blancpain GT Series Asia in 2018 for a renewed assault on both the championship’s GT3 and GT4 class titles.