Tag: Shanghai

Porsche WEC take penultimate round win in Shanghai to lock Manufacturer’s title

 2016 WEC Shanghai Bernhard, Webber and Hartley podium Porsche celebrated its sixth race win of the season at the WEC (World ENdurance Championship) penultimate round in Shanghai. They also successfully confirmed another Manufacturers title, thanks to the win by Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber. Behind the winning Porsche 919 Hybrid were the two Toyota TS050 Hybrids of Stéphane Sarrazin, Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi in car no.6 and Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima in car no.5.

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Yoong gets back-to-back Audi R8 LMS Cup titles

2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Shanghai Alex Yoong round 12 Former Malaysian F1 driver Alex Yoong has clinched the 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Drivers’ title at last weekend’s series finale in Shanghai. Yoong also became the first to grab back-to-back titles in the R8 LMS Cup as he won it by a single point over rival Cheng Congfu in the final classifications, thanks the victory in the crucial Round 12 race.

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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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Porsche Motorsport nears first WEC Manufacturers’ title

 Porsche 919 Hybrid: Team: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb Porsche Motorsport heads for the WEC (World Endurance Championship) penultimate round in Shanghai brimming with confidence as they draw ever closer to their first Manufacturers’ title in a major Championship, since 1986. Thus far, the squad have attained 264 points from the previous six rounds, way ahead of Audi with 211 points and Toyota with 119 points.

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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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Citroen WTCC grabs back-to-back manufacturer title in Shanghai

2015 WTCC Shanghai Jose Maria Lopez Citroen practically cruised through last season to capture their first WTCC titles, on their debut year, with relative ease. The second year of WTCC contention and current season prove no different from the first year as Citroen again white-washed the competition in the 20 rounds contested, so far.

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Toyota dominates WEC Shanghai round

 2014 WEC Shanghai Toyota TS040 Car no8 At the sixth round of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) in Shanghai, Toyota Racing completely dominated the race proceedings with a resounding 1 – 2 finish. The Toyota TS040 Hybrid car no.8 of Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi took the flag, ahead of car no.7 of Kazuki Nakajima, Stephane Sarrazin and Alex Wurz. The fourth victory of the season for the car no.8 duo enabled them to extend their lead in the Drivers’ standings by 42 points over chief rivals Andre Lotterer, Benoit Tréluyer and Marc Fässler, with two races to go. Third place went to the Porsche 919 Hybrid car no. 14 trio of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb; who secured a rare podium spot for the WEC debutants.

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Audi reigns in the WEC for second straight year

 2013-WEC-Shanghai-Fässler--Tréluyer-Lotterer For the second straight, Audi has attained the WEC (World Endurance Championship) title following another thumping victory at the Shanghai International Circuit last weekend.

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Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid and Executives take center stage at 2013 Auto Shanghai

 Panamera S E-Hybrid Porsche showcased the essential Porsche Panamera line-up at the 2013 Auto Shanghai Show which began on Sunday.

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Chevrolet drivers to decide Drivers’ title in Macau WTCC finale

 chevrolet-drivers-decide-drivers-title-macau-wtcc-finale  In the penultimate round of the World Touring Cars Championship (WTCC), Robert Huff gained a championship advantage on team mate Yvan Muller following his second and first place finishes at the Shanghai International Circuit. Muller, on the other hand, failed to finish the first race and end up 13th in the second session.

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