All the action from the opening round of the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup at the Sepang International Circuit.
The Asian Le Mans Series is an Asian sports car racing endurance series created by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and based in Asia. It is the successor to the defunct Japan Le Mans Challenge which folded in 2007 after its second season. The ACO aims to attract teams and drivers from Asian countries such as China and Japan.
The relaunched Asian Le Mans series has very similar rules to the European Le Mans Series with a total of 5 classes: LMP2, LMP3, GTE, and GTC.
In October 2016, the Asian Le Mans Series announced a partnership with the GT Asia Series. It includes a new Michelin Asia GT Challenge, which is a combined classification for GT3 teams, where the winner will get an invitation to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The promising pace shown in practice and qualifying in the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup mid-season round (4-7 August) rewarded Aidan and teammate Eurasia graduate Tanart Sathienthirakul a podium in Saturday’s race, but was turned into misfortune by a drive shaft failure during the Sunday race. On Saturday Aidan and Tanart qualified the LMP3 WINEURASIA […]
KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) returned to racing action as the Hong Kong-based outfit’s 2017 motorsport calendar kicked off with the Asian Le Mans Series’ penultimate round at Chang International Circuit in Thailand over the weekend. The #51 Audi R8 LMS GT3 entry shared by Go-Max, Toru Tanaka and Tetsuya Tanaka concluded the event 10th place […]
The long summer break for the Audi’s pan-Asian ‘R8 Cup’ comes to an end this weekend as the popular one make series gets back on track at Sepang Circuit – and that means it’s time to return to championship chasing action for Daniel Bilski and B-Quik Racing. The Australian driver has performed superbly this year […]
The 2017 Malaysia Championship Series (MCS) opens today at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) with a significant revamp with a new racing format and support of the prominent Yokohama tyres. Eliminating the sprint races, the third edition of the MCS will feature only mini endurance races for all five rounds of the competition with competitors for both […]
Kiwi Jono Lester will add the Asian Le Mans Series to his busy 2016 schedule, announced today as part of a three driver line up with OD Racing to take on the four round championship in a McLaren 650S GT3. Lester will partner former A1GP star and F1 test driver Fairuz Gauzy of Malaysia, and […]