After a successful first Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season together, Asia Racing Team and Team BetterLife have agreed to extend the partnership into 2013. For the third consecutive season Wang Jian Wei will continue to drive for Team BetterLife’s No. 9 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in 2013. In 2012 Wang finished 9th in championship standings, and his best result of the year was a spectacular third place in round six at Ordos.
Team BetterLife is the racing arm of BetterLife Group. The company is perceived as the premium car specialists in the Beijing area and runs Porsche Centre Beijing Yizhuang, Porsche Centre Beijing Haidian and Porsche Centre Tianjin.
Eddy Mok, General Manager of Porsche BetterLife Group: “Our relationship with Asia Racing Team has strengthened over the last year and I am very pleased to announce we have been able to extend that relationship in time for the 2013 season. In order to succeed on track you need the best technical support and Asia Racing Team proved to be the right choice .”
Philippe Descombes, Team Manager of Asia Racing Team: “We are delighted and very proud that Betterlife have chosen to place their car and driver with us again in 2013. We’ve had the pleasure of having Wang Jian Wei as part of the team last year and we’ve seen him improving towards end of the season last year. Everybody knows this is a very competitive championship but we are ready for the challenge.”
The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season kicks off its season this weekend with the official test days at the Sepang International Circuit. For more information please visit www.art-motorsports.com.
words & pix: Asia Racing Team