Clearwater Racing have confirmed their entry into the finale of the 2013 Asian Le Mans Series, 3 Hours of Sepang on December 8th at Sepang International Circuit. The South-East Asian team will run their #33 Ferrari 458 GT3 that won this year’s Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race (MME) in the GTC class at Sepang. As well as winning this year’s MME Race Clearwater won the 2011 & 2012 GT Asia Team Championship and are currently 2nd in the 2013 GT Asia Team Championship.
Driving for Clearwater will be Malaysian Mok Weng Sun who was one Clearwater’s divers for MME this year; he was also won the GT Asian Drivers’ Championship in 2011 & 2012 and is currently in 2nd place in this year’s Championship. Partnering Mok will be Italian Gianmaria Bruni; the former F1 driver is a 6 time 24 Hours of Le Mans competitor in GT (twice winner), as well as current 2013 FIA WEC GT Drivers Championship leader with the Team Championship leaders AF Corse.
Arjunan Kulasegaram, Managing Director Clearwater Racing : "Clearwater Racing are very pleased to be able to participate in the final round of the Asian Le Mans Series at our "home" track of Sepang. The team are honoured to welcome back Ferrari Corse Clienti's top GT Driver, Gimmi Bruni. We are certain that the combination of Gimmi and Clearwater Racing's Team Principal, Mok Weng Sun, will be a formidable one. We look forward to battling for the victory in the highly competitive GTC Class and we feel this is the perfect way to end, what has been for us, a very successful 2013 Season"
Mark Thomas, Managing Director Asian Le Mans Series : “Having one of Asia’s top teams Clearwater Racing competing in the 2013 Asian Le Mans Series is fantastic for the series and the fans. Their entry highlights the calibre of endurance racing that Asian Le Mans Series provides, both for this year and looking ahead to 2014. In addition they will even further intensify the level of competition that has gone on in our GTC class this season; I personally can’t wait for the race.”
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