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Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific set to take on ELMS at Imola and Bathurst 12 Hour

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Yifei Ye and Absolute Racing continue their European Le Mans Series (ELMS) campaigns this weekend as the championship returns to Imola on 13-15 May. On the other side of the world, Grove Racing will be taking on the 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour in Australia. Ye will race for Swiss … Continue reading

Absolute Racing makes European Le Mans Series debut at the 4 Hours of Le Castellet 

The 4 Hours of Le Castellet saw Absolute Racing’s series debut in its first full season of competition in Europe, with Indonesian driver Andrew Haryanto, Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver in 2020-2021 Alessio Picariello and Estonian racer Martin Rump at the wheel of the #18 Porsche 911 RSR. Starting eighth in the LMGTE category, … Continue reading

Two Asian teams set to take on legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche

Among the 12 Porsche 911 RSR entered for the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, HubAuto Racing and Absolute Racing arrive from Asia to take on the world’s most famous race. Ahead of its 70th anniversary at the iconic Circuit de la Sarthe, Porsche holds the record for the most overall victories, … Continue reading

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customers return to racing in new GT Super Sprint Challenge series

With Chinese motorsport back in full swing, four Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customers will contest the inaugural round of the brand new GT Super Sprint Challenge (GTSSC) at the Shanghai International Circuit. Open to GT4, GTC, GT3 and GT2 cars, the series provides bronze drivers with two 27-minute sprint races on five weekends at three … Continue reading

Best Porsche finishes fourth in the Bathurst 12 Hour, victory in the Pro-Am class

At the season opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Absolute Racing finished on fourth place as the best Porsche customer team. The three Porsche works drivers Matt Campbell (Australia), Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet (both France) shared driving duties in the 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 911. Three … Continue reading

Matt Campbell secures first pole position for Porsche at Bathurst

An ideal qualifying for the Porsche customer team Absolute Racing at the opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge: Porsche works driver Matt Campbell (Australia, No. 911) turned the fastest lap of the day (2:03.554 minutes) in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour, thus handing Porsche its first pole position at the Mount Panorama … Continue reading

Five Porsche 911 GT3 R aim for a successful start to the IGTC season at Bathurst

Porsche launches its Title Defence Mission in the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Australia. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer claimed the IGTC titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. The gruelling twelve-hour race (January 31 to February 2) traditionally marks the start of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars. In the race … Continue reading

Absolute Racing’s Sun and Cheng make GT World Challenge Asia Porsche switch ahead of 2020

Long-time GT World Challenge Asia drivers Sun Jingzu and Franky Cheng Congfu will switch to Porsche’s side of Absolute Racing’s garage in 2020. The Chinese Pro/Am duo have raced an Absolute-prepared Audi together in two of the last three seasons. However, the squad’s parallel programme with Porsche – which sealed the Teams’ and Pro/Am Drivers’ … Continue reading

Bo and Hongli return to World Challenge Asia with Absolute Racing and Porsche

Absolute Racing have confirmed Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli as their first GT World Challenge Asia driver pairing for 2020. The Chinese duo are reprising the Silver Cup partnership that began at Suzuka last season. Three podiums, including victory on home soil at Shanghai, helped them finish eighth and ninth in the final overall … Continue reading

Absolute Racing to make 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour assault with Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific

Following a successful maiden year in GT3 competition together, Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customer Absolute Racing will make its Bathurst 12 Hour debut in February with the 2019-spec Porsche 911 GT3 R, running a factory line-up. After seeing out the previous generation car’s racing tenure with victory at Mount Panorama last season, its replacement will … Continue reading