|Motorsport Asia Series drivers at Bathurst 12 hour race|
Seven past and present drivers from the various Series run by Motorsport Asia were present at the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour race held on 26th February 2012.
Darryl O’Young (Porsche Carrera Cup Asia) and his Phoenix Racing teammates Christopher Mies and Christer Joens won the race in their Audi R8 LMS. The trio completed a total of 270 laps in a race that was mostly run in wet weather.
Mok Weng Sun (GT Asia Series) partnered Craig Baird (Porsche Carrera Cup Asia) and Matt Griffin to take Team Clearwater Racing’s Ferrari F458 GT3 to third with 268 laps completed.
GT Asia Series’ Frank Yu teamed with Alain Li (Porsche Carrera Cup Asia) and Mark Patterson in United Autosports’ Audi R8 LMS were only able to complete 59 laps of the 12 hour race before retiring.
Other drivers in the event included JK Racing Asia Series’ Duvashen Padayachee in Sennheiser’s Mazda RX-7 and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia’s Richard Meins in Simply Sports Car’s Lotus Exige S.
No Drivers Vehicle Class Laps
2 T.Slade/J.Bleekemolen/P.Hackett/B.Curtis Mercedes Benz SLS AM A 270 laps
3 M.Sun/C.Baird/M.Griffin Ferrari 458 GT3 A 268
4 N.Tinkler/S.Johnson/S.Richards Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 254
5 S.O'Donnell/B.Niall/S.McLennon Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 244
6 A.Alford/P.Leemhuis/A.Beechey Nissan R35 GTR C 237
7 S.Pye/E.Barbour/C.Pither Holden HSV VX-R E 231
8 B.Thomlinson/A.Dippie/M.Maddren Porsche 997 GT3 Cup B 228
9 R.Thomson/C.Klien/S.Harley Lotus Exige S C 227
10 R.Newman/D.Lillie/J.Atkinson Holden HSV GTS D 222
(News photo of Mok Weng Sun's Ferrari F458 GT3 at Macau Grand Prix 2011)