Category: AFOS; PCCA

TCR Asia Series heads for finale at China’s Zhejiang track

  The Zhejiang Circuit in China will be the backdrop for an intense finale for Liqui Moly Team Engstler in its bid to defend the TCR Asia Title.

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Porsche Carrera Cup Asia enters Land Down-Under for new season

Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) is going to hit the land Down-Under for the 2016 season as Sydney Motorsport Park becomes the latest confirmed venue. The Australia leg of the PCCA will feature a double-header race weekend and represent the fifth- and sixth-round.

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Van der Drift lands PCCA Drivers’ Championship on debut season

2015 PCCA Shanghai Chris van der Drift_2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Champio At the finale of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) in Shanghai, Chris van der Drift has been crowned PCCA’s Drivers’ Champion after two exciting races. Second overall at the conclusion of what has been a momentous season for the region’s premier sportscar championship was Craig Baird, who finished 14 points ahead of Nico Menzel. Rounding off fourth and fifth in the season’s final standings were Tung Ho-Pin and Martin Ragginger.

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Final Curtain Call for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in Shanghai

2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia finale The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia heads for its final curtain call, Rounds 13 and 14, at the Shanghai International Ciruit, this weekend.  The PCCA finale plays the support race role for the WEC (World Endurance Championship) final bout, right here at Shanghai.

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PCCA Youngest Nico Menzel gets vote to join Porsche Jr. Program

Niico Menzel in action at Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Singapore Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) youngest driver Nico Menzel, only seventeen of age, has received a nomination to the Porsche Motorsport Junior Program in 2016. Menzel, who currently hold third place in the PCCA Championship, gets the vote to join some of the best young drivers from Porsche Cups around the world in a shootout for the Junior program, to be held in Germany, 5 – 6 October.

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PCCA Singapore: Tung takes Round 12 win

Menzel and Tung lead Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Sg round 12 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix’s main support, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, was an exciting affair as Porsche Motorsports pulled off another adrenaline-filled spectacle for the Marina Bay Street Circuit attendees. The Round 12 of Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) was won by Ho-Pin Tung, who topped the previous round’s winner Craig Baird and championship leader Chris van der Drift.

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Porsche China initiates Junior Program to discover more young talents

 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in Singapore, Yuey Tan Porsche China has initiated a Junior Program for young racers from China and the South East Asia region, following the footsteps of the successful Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Series. The Asian Junior program emulates that of Porsche Europe’s youth racing development program. Through the years, Porsche Europe’s graduates; Timo Bernhard, Marc Lieb, Patrick Long, Michael Christensen and twice PCCA (Porsche Carrera Cup Asia) Champion Earl Bamber; have all gone on to be works drivers for the Stuttgart-based motorsport squad.

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Yoong and Lee share 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Wins at Sepang

 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup grid, Yoong at turn 2 race 1 It is always difficult for a driver to win the double for car races held at Sepang circuit, as was the case for the 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup, which is part of the Asian Festival Of Speed (AFOS) event over the weekend.

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Van der Drift wins Round 8 PCCA to extend lead

 2015 PCCA Round 8 Chris Van der Drift at race start On the return to Thailand, the PCCA (Porsche Carrera Cup Asia) crews put on an exciting Round 8 show for the locals. Chris van der Drift, who leads the PCCA Drivers’ standings, managed to extend his point standings with his sixth consecutive victory this season. Behind van der Drift at the Chang International Circuit were Nico Menzel and Ho-Pin Tung in second and third places.

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PCCA returns to Thailand

 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia at Fuji Speedway The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia hits Thai country for Round 8 of the Series, this weekend. Fresh from his Porsche Carrera Cup 24 Hours of Spa triumph in Belgium at the weekend, PCCA drivers standings leader Chris van der Drift is eager to expand his points tally over title chaser Craig Baird.

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