Oak Racing takes pole in Sepang

Next up is the 3 Hours of Sepang.

As expected the competition was unbelievably close and Ho-Pin Tung secured pole position for Oak Racing Team Total in their #1 Morgan-Judd with a fastest lap of 1:56.875. Eurasia Motorsport will start in second place tomorrow and only 0.104 seconds behind Oak Racing Team Total, James Winslow set a fastest lap time of 1:56.979 in their #27 LM P2 Oreca Nissan.

Craft-Bamboo Racing suffered an oil pipe problem in yesterday’s Free Practices, however their #77 Ligier JS 53 EVO preformed well and claimed pole position in the CN Category. Jonathan Venter set a fastest lap time of 2:04:687. Due to an engine problem Team Avelon Formula were unable to take part in yesterday’s Free Practice 1. However their #21 Wolf GB08 was in good condition during Qualifying with a fastest lap time of 2:04.852 set by Sean Hudspeth. 

The GT teams turned it up during Qualifying with Marco Seefried from Team AAI #92 BMW Z4 recording a 2:05.078 to qualify in pole. Only 0.3 seconds behind #92 was Team AAI #91 BMW Z4 drove by Tatsuya Tanigawa clocked 2:05.385, 0.26 seconds ahead of Team AAI third GT entry #90 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 who set their fastest lap time of 2:05.649. Clearwater racing took the fourth place in the GT category with a quickest lap time of 2:06.045.

After all teams recorded quick times in Qualifying they will now be making their final preparations to produce their best performance in tomorrow’s race.


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Series Asian Le Mans
Event Sepang
Track Sepang International Circuit
Drivers Tatsuya Tanigawa , Ho-Pin Tung , Marco Seefried , James Winslow , Jonathan Venter , Pu Jun Jin , Sean Hudspeth
Article type Practice report