This weekend, the China GT Championship continues with round three from Beijing, as the racing programmes that receive technical support from Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific look to continue their strong starts to the 2018 campaign.
The #911 Craft-Bamboo Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R, which is one of the six Porsches that received technical support from Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific last weekend, scored a season high second-place finish in race one of the Blancpain GT Series Asia round at Suzuka with Shae Davies and Sandy Stuvik on board.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific will provide extensive on-site support to six entries in this weekend’s third round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia at Suzuka, with four Porsche 911 GT3 R runners, and a pair of the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific is pleased to announce that last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE Pro winners Kevin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor, as well as Porsche Young Professional Driver Mathieu Jaminet will race for Craft-Bamboo Racing at the Suzuka 10 Hours (24-26 August).
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.