MMER2010: 6 hours of actions and a flaming 2-Eleven!

Published on August 8th, 2010

It was a furious race for all as the teams battle each other out breaking the still of the night here in Sepang International Circuit. Right from the rolling start, the teams sped off and saw Team PCS Racing leading the race followed by Kencana Racing, KK Performance Team and Dilango Racing battling for leads while the supposedly favourite, the Audi Race Experience Team struggled to keep up after an incident of fire sparks right on the starting grid earlier.

During the third hour, Empire Motorsports 2-Eleven bursts into flames at the pitlane during refueling injuring its driver Asyraf Dewal and two of their pit crews. It was quite an incident as the flame consumed the 2-Eleven completely as photographers and videographers in the media room scrambled for their gizmos to capture the incidents.

empire motorsports' lotus 2-eleven bursts into flames!

Title defender, Petronas Syntium Team’s BMW Z4 M Coupes started at the 11th and 13th grid constantly kept the pace while gaining position to position up to 6th and 7th as the race reached the 4th hour. Nevertheless, the Porsches and Lamborghinis proved to be quite a contender as up to 4th hour, it’s still a grit to grit battle among these four teams, led by Arrows Racing, followed closely by Kencana Racing and Audi Race Experience Team while KK Performance completes the pack.

In the Sports Production, Team JPM Dragon 1 led the pack while Tracy Sports tailgating it all around track looking for shots to overtake. As for the Touring Production, JC’S Racing led the pack while HKS Garage R and Nexus Racing did their best to keep the pace.

Entering the 5th hour, Kencana Racing stayed in the pit after 129laps due to some mechanical failure right while Team PCS Racing pitted in after 119laps. Dilango Racing dropped to 9th position in the 6th hour due to cracked gearbox, nevertheless the relentless Sri Lankan team kept up to the race.

audi race experience crew in action at the starting grid

By now the GT category led by the relentless Arrows Racing who kept their place in the lead bunch, followed by the Audi Race Experience Team. KK Performance followed suit while the Petronas Syntium Team dynamic duo keep up with the pace while gaining positions.

words: Hage’  pix: Syafril Ismail

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