- Porsche Carrera Cup Asia will host Round 2 and 3 from June 15-17 - Philip Hamprecht leads in Overall, Wayne Shen in Pro-Am as drivers return to iconic Fuji International Speedway - Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and Japan collaborate for largest-ever invitational race with 49-car grid - Porsche 919 Hybrid to join onsite during motorsport legend’s historic “Tribute Tour”
Shanghai. The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia kicked off its 2018 season with a bang at Shanghai International Circuit over the weekend, with Team StarChase’s Philip Hamprecht taking home the Overall win in Round 1 win after expertly defending his pole position and Modena Motorsports’ Wayne Shen grabbing the first place honours with a tough fight in Pro-Am class.
•Porsche Carrera Cup Asia kicks off season with Round 1 alongside Formula 1 at Shanghai International Circuit •First Carrera Cup Asia race for Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car (Type 991 II) •28 drivers from 12 countries and regions prepare to compete in the series’ largest grid to date •16-year-old Porsche China Junior Team driver Daniel Lu makes his GT debut
- New Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car (Type 991 II) clocks quicker lap times during Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Official Test Days - Earl Bamber Motorsport’s Will Bamber registers fastest time with 2:07.134 lap - Series set for first race weekend alongside Formula One in Shanghai from April 13-15
· 28 drivers from 12 countries and regions join the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2018 season · New calendar sees 12 rounds across 6 countries · 7 dealer teams compete in the Porsche Dealer Trophy · New Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car (Type 991 II) makes Porsche Carrera Cup Asia debut · World-record breaking 2018 Winter Olympics gold medalist Wu Dajing joins season launch
2018 Season Series Registered Entry List
Solid performance all around as Boston Athletic Club finishes at the top of Porsche entries in third overall while Craft Bamboo Racing took the Porsche 911 GT3 R to earn fifth