A brand new year, a brand new season and a brand new start to the 2017 season with the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and I am excited, more than ever as we head into the new season. There is just something about the Porsche one make series and the Porsche GT3 Cup car that never bores me and never leaves me short of inspiration or determination. I feel as committed as ever to a better season ahead as I head into my 9th full season of Asia’s greatest series; the Porsche Carrera Cup
Motor racing, like many other sport is full of ups and downs and the 2016 season for me has definitely been one of highs and lows.
Though for me, motor racing goes one step further to bring its drivers, teams and fans to their edge of their seats creating moments of incredible elation and other moments of indescribable terror. As the famous saying goes, ‘that’s racing!’ Easy to say, but so very hard to hear if you are the one in the bad spot. It was always going to be diff
The 2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season went by in a flash! This time last year, as we headed into the season finale in Shanghai, the top four in our championship fight was a mere seven points apart in the standings with all to play for.
This year is a little different unfortunately as we head into the season finale with no statistical chance to finish higher than 3rd in the championship Class B table, which is obviously the target! It feels like just yesterday when the
So for all of the readers that have been reading my column this season, you would’ve read that I’ve been moaning and talking about what could’ve been as in my last column, we were lying 6th in the class B championship though since then, things have changed!
The next round after Thailand brought us down under to Australia for the first time in Porsche Carrera Cup Asia history, bringing us to the Sydney Motorsport Park. The historic racing circuit which was developed in 1989
It’s been a pretty average season so far to say the least, standing 6th in the Class B championship and Yuan Bo and Vuitthikorn leading the championship table in a commanding lead!
Though there have been quite a few positives this season, as our qualifying and race pace hasn’t been a disaster by any means. In fact, probably as competitive as we have been lately!
Its wise for us to think, that for the time being, the key is to translate some of this pace into results. In m
Singaporean driver Yuey Tan took part in the pre-sesason test for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series, Asia’s Premium Motorsport Series over the continent last weekend. Taking part in his 8th Porsche Carrera Cup season, the thirty-four year old driver has taken something of a veteran role in Team Jebsen for 2016.
“It’s fantastic to be back for the 2016 season and Shanghai was a great place to kick it all off! China has become something of a motorsport centre over the last