Asian Le Mans Series: Victory for Algarve Pro Racing at 4 Hours of Fuji

  • 2018-2019 Asian Le Mans Series Fuji

The second round of the 2018/2019 Asian Le Mans Series season took part at Fuji Speedway. Andrea Pizzitola and Harrison Newey claimed an overall victory at 4 Hours of Fuji in the #24 Ligier-Judd LMP2 prototype of Algarve Pro Racing.

They completed 140 laps at 4.563 km long circuit, beating by sixteen seconds the crew of United Autosports in the #22 Ligier-Nissan, driven by Phil Hanson and Paul di Resta. The third-placed #4 Ligier-Nissan of ARC Bratislava completed 138 laps, driven by Miro Konopka, Ling Kang and Darren Burke.

Algarve Pro Racing's #24 Ligier LMP2 prototype

Algarve Pro Racing’s #24 Ligier LMP2 prototype

In the LMP3 class, United Autosports took the victory with the #3 Ligier JSP3, driven by Matthew Bell, Kay van Berlo and Christian England. The fight for LMP3 class victory lasted until the last lap.

The #13 Inter Europol Competition’s Ligier finished in the second place, driven by Martin Hippe and Jakub Smiechowski. Ecurie Ecosse/Nielsen Racing pair of Antony Wells and Colin Noble took the third place in the #79 Ligier.

Asian Le Mans Series Fuji United Autosports LMP3

United Autosports #3 Ligier – victorious car in the LMP3 class

The Japanese team Car Guy Racing took the second victory in two races in the GT class with the #11 Ferrari 488 GT3, driven by Takeshi Kimura, Kei Cozzolino and James Calado.

Another Ferrari, the #51 Spirit of Race entry, finished in the second place, driven by Alessandro Pier Guidi, Ozz Negri Jr and Francesco Piovanetti. Tian Shi Racing Team’s #66 Audi R8 LMS finished third in the GT class, driven by Xu Wei, Max Wiser and Zhang Ya Qi.

Asian Le Mans Series Fuji CarGuy Ferrari

Two wins in two races for the #11 CarGuy Ferrari 488 GT3

The Asian Le Mans Series now has a break until the third round on January 12 at Chang International Circuit in Thailand. The season will end on February 24 at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.

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