Craft-Bamboo Racing have taken the lead in the GT Asia series teams’ championship after a stunning double podium appearance in race two at the Okayama Circuit in Japan. Both cars claimed front row stating positions after qualifying, with the #88 of Richard Lyons and Frank Yu starting P2 for race one, with the #99 sister car also starting in P2 for race two on Sunday.
The #99 VLT car made an incredible charge through the field to take P4 in race one, taking nine positions in an amazing display of overtaking ability. It was race two though where the team would put on another commanding display of performance, with #88 taking on the field and finishing in P2, with the VLT liveried car finishing just behind in P3. With such a consistent weekend of results under their belts, both cars have come away with a good haul of championship points before the series hits Fuji in July.
Richard Coleman, CEO of Craft-Bamboo Racing: “It was a great weekend of racing for Craft-Bamboo, with each car fighting some really great battles at the front of the field. To come away with both cars on the podium is fantastic and a testament to the team’s hard work this weekend. Both cars have scored a lot of points and we now leading the teams’ championship heading into the next round in Fuji.”