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EBM Giga Racing’s D’Silva and Bamber ease to GT World Challenge Asia Race 2 victory at Sepang

Adrian D’Silva and Earl Bamber overcame their 10-second Success Penalty to triumph in the second Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS race at Sepang earlier today. EBM Giga Racing’s Porsches were denied a one-two by Triple Eight JMR’s Prince Abu Ibrahim and Jazeman Jaafar whose Mercedes-AMG pulled clear of Setiawan Santoso and Reid … Continue reading

GT World Challenge Asia podiums for EBM Giga Racing Porsches at Sepang

Prince Jefri Ibrahim and Nick Foster won the season opening Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS race at Sepang earlier this afternoon after Triple Eight JMR’s #99 Mercedes-AMG picked its way through from fifth on the grid. EBM Giga Racing’s Porsches shared by Adrian D’Silva and Earl Bamber, and Setiawan Santoso and Reid … Continue reading

Yogibo’s Yokomizo and EBM’s Bamber claim pole apiece for GT World Challenge Asia Sepang season opener

Naoki Yokomizo and Earl Bamber have each claimed a pole position for the Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS season opener at Sepang after topping their respective qualifying sessions this morning. Yogibo Racing’s Ferrari starts this afternoon’s hour-long race alongside EBM Giga Racing’s Adrian D’Silva whose Porsche subsequently clinched a commanding Race 2 … Continue reading

Earl Bamber Motorsport to make long-awaited GT World Challenge Asia debut in Sepang

Earl Bamber Motorsport (EBM) will make their championship debut in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS season opener in Malaysia. Helmed by 24 Hours of Le Mans and 24 Hours of Spa winner Earl Bamber, the 2021 Thailand Super Series champions will contest the six-round campaign in the Pro-Am category with the … Continue reading

GT World Challenge Asia set for long awaited return at Sepang

Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS returns from a two-year hiatus this weekend (May 20-22) at Sepang, which hosts the opening round of 2022’s campaign. Travel complications arising from myriad regional coronavirus measures prevented series organiser, SRO Motorsports Group, from staging the championship in 2020 and ’21. But with most countries now relaxing … Continue reading

EBM Reaffirms GT World Challenge Asia entries

EBM (Earl Bamber Motorsport) will make their long awaited Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS debut this season, two years after first announcing the entry. The team overseen by double Le Mans winner, Earl Bamber, joins the grid at Sepang on May 20-22 after the global pandemic left SRO Motorsports Group’s previous two … Continue reading

Ferrari and Porsche to continue GT World Challenge title fight

An unchanged line-up of seven elite automotive brands will compete for the 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS title.  The current campaign represents the fourth year of competition for the global concept and sees Ferrari and Mercedes-AMG remain as ever-present participants. Audi and Lamborghini will each embark upon a third assault after debuting … Continue reading

Am class champions AMAC Motorsport confirm GT World Challenge Asia entry

AMAC Motorsport will contest all six Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS rounds this year with ‘reigning’ Am class champions Andrew Macpherson and Ben Porter. The Australian duo won the title in 2019 before the global pandemic put paid to the regional series’ following two seasons. Now the team and same driver combination … Continue reading

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific celebrates third anniversary

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific celebrated its third anniversary yesterday, marking three years since it was founded to cater to Asia’s growing presence in global motorsport. While Porsche Motorsport has long been active and present in the region through Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, which has been running since 2003, the next development was made with the decision to establish … 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