Head of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific, Alexandre Gibot, introduced on 2 December 2020, that the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia will certainly return in 2021. The period will certainly include 15 rounds divided over 7 weekend breaks. The brand-new period will certainly likewise sign up with 2 Formula 1 Grand Prix’s, with the brand-new 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
The brand-new period will certainly obtain underway at the Chinese Grand Prix on 9-11 April, with one more F1 assistance race in Singapore on 1-3 October. The collection likewise signs up with the 10 Hours of Suzuka that will certainly occur on 20-21 August. There are 4 various other occasions in, Zhuhai, Zhuzhou, Ningbo and also one more race in Shangai will certainly accompany a broadened Porsche Sports Cup China schedule.
Since 2003, Porsche Carrera Cup Asia aided both Pro and also Am chauffeurs trough the rankings. Double collection champ Earl Bamber that is currently a Porsche manufacturing facility chauffeur. Also thr Am course will certainly make there launching in the 2021 period togheter with the existing Pro and also Pro-Am classifications, to accomodate every ability degree.
Daniel Schmollinger, Vice President Marketing, Porsche China: “2021 will be 20 years since Porsche first established itself in China and the upcoming Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season is set to honour that with a brand-new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, a great calendar and, of course, some fantastic racing. Motorsport is in Porsche’s DNA so we are very happy to not only be the first single-make championship to return, but also that we can accommodate those unable to complete the full season and still offer a strong package as a series.”
Alexandre Gibot, Head of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific: “We are very pleased to announce that we are back. Porsche is fully committed to returning to the race track with our customers and although we have been able to host two Porsche Sports Cup China events this year, this is a true marker towards going racing again. 2021 is an important year for us, as we celebrate 20 years of Porsche China and welcome a new generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup which we are very excited to debut in Porsche Carrera Cup Asia as it reaffirms that the region is a key market for Porsche. We will also be bringing Porsche Sports Cup China to two new venues in Zhuzhou and Ningbo to now cover more of the south and east of China.”
2021 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia provisionary schedule
Official Test Days Shanghai International Circuit 19-21 March
Rounds 1-2 Shanghai International Circuit April 9-11*
Rounds 3-4 Zhuhai International Circuit 14-16 May
Rounds 5-6 Zhuzhou International Circuit 25-27 June
Rounds 7-8 Ningbo International Circuit 16-18 July
Rounds 9-10 Suzuka International Circuit 20-21 August**
Rounds 11-12 Marina Bay Circuit 1-3 October*
Rounds 13-15 Shanghai International Circuit 29-31 October
*Formula 1 assistance race
**Suzuka 10 Hours assistance race
2021 Porsche Sports Cup China provisionary schedule
Rounds 1-2 Zhuhai International Circuit 14-16 May
Rounds 3-4 Zhuzhou International Circuit 25-27 June
Rounds 5-6 Ningbo International Circuit 16-18 July
Rounds 7-8 Shanghai International Circuit 29-31 October
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