The race for the 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia overall and Class B championship titles remains wide open as the region’s premier sportscar championship resumes at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit this weekend, with the 28-strong fleet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991) racing cars set to dazzle under the tropical sun.
Leading the charge after winning six of the season’s 14 races is Kamlung Racing’s Chris van der Drift as he continues his astonishing Porsche racing debut, having won the last six consecutive races. However, keeping his eye firmly on the prize is fellow New Zealander Craig Baird of Clearwater Racing who is just 15 points behind.
- Porsche Carrera Cup Asia is one of the leading one-make series championship in the region. It is one of the 8 Carrera Cups championships existing worldwide
- Strong fleet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars all running with MICHELIN tyres with many teams involved in the Asia championship
- The Championship has been a testing ground for some rising talents such as Earl Bamber, 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner, who won the championship in 2013 and 2014.
- For 2015 season, 8 rounds already took place over 5 weekends (including test days). Still 6 rounds to go before end of the season with the next two rounds (Rounds 9 and 10) taking place this weekend in Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia.
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