One podium finish in second was all that was necessary for Li Zhi Cong to claim the AAMC Macau Cup Championship win during Round 6 of the GT Asia Series last weekend in Japan.
The 18 year old driver from China, who is in his first year of GT racing, completed the first six rounds of the season for Asia Racing Team in the Porsche 997 GT3 R to five podium finishes including one win.
He claimed the win eight points ahead of GT Asia Series reigning Champion, Mok Weng Sun. The Singaporean competes the Season in the Ferrari 458 of Team Clearwater Racing and have so far won two races and claimed two pole positions collecting a total of 75 points.
Claiming the AAMC Macau Cup in third is Marchy Lee, who along with his teammate, Taiwanese Jeffrey Lee in the Audi R8 LMS Ultra, have collected three podium finishes while Marchy claimed two additional points from his pole position finishes during the Qualifying sessions to finish third for the Cup.
Beginning in May, the six-round AAMC Macau GT Cup started off at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia. The Cup was integrated as part of the GT Asia Series where the season finale of the 11-round Championship will be held at the prestigious Macau’s Guia Circuit as part of the increasingly popular Macau GT Cup.
The Automobile General Association Macao-China (AAMC) Macau GT Cup is a special award nomination for the top three drivers at the end of Round 6. The overall AAMC GT Championship Trophies will be presented in Macau GP weekend by AAMC during the GT Asia Series Annual Award Presentation Ceremony or during the Macau GP Sunday Party.
The AAMC Macau GT Cup drivers are eligible to participate in the Macau GT Cup held during the Macau GP this November. GT Asia Series’ Season Finale will be held at the circuit at the end of the year.
Li Zhi Cong Asia Racing Team
First Runner Up
Mok Weng Sun Team Clearwater Racing
Second Runner Up
Marchy Lee Audi R8 LMS Cup