Career Summary:

Adderly Fong

  • March 02, 1990
  • 28
  • Hong Kong
  • Blancpain Gt Series Asia
  • 294
  • Absolute Racing
  • 14
  • 56
  • 9
  • 16
  • 4.76%
  • 19.05%

Adderly Fong is a Canadian-born racing driver from Hong Kong who most recently competed with Bentley in different GT championships all over the world, but also in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in which he won the championship title in 2013.

Fong spent the most of his career in open-wheel competitions, including one season as a development driver for Lotus F1 Team.

Adderly Fong

Adderly Fong

Starting a career at the age 16 in Formula Renault

Born in March 1990, Adderly Fong initiated his racing career in 2006, entering Formula Renault Asian Challenge and Formula Renault V6 Asia with Champ Motorsport. He spent two seasons in those competitions, scoring several podiums.

In 2008, Fong joined Performance Racing in German ATS Formel 3 Cup, spending two seasons in that series. Between the seasons 2008 and 2009, he took part in New Zealand's Toyota Racing Series.

Adderly Fong in 2011

Adderly Fong in 2011

Three seasons in British Formula 3

In 2010, Fong made a debut in the British Formula 3 Championship with Sino Vision Racing, finishing 16th in the points with one podium. He also took part in two rounds of the Superleague Formula with Team China. In 2011, he stayed with Sino Vision in British Formula 3 International Series, dropping to 22nd place at the end of the season.

Fong reached a peak in the British Formula 3 in 2012, scoring seven wins in three rounds in the Rookie Class and finishing third in the points. In 2012, Fong also made a one-off appearance in the Indy Lights series and participated in two rounds of the Auto GP Series.

Adderly Fong Audi R8 LMS Cup

Adderly Fong was an Audi R8 LMS Cup champion in 2013

Audi R8 LMS Cup debut in 2012, championship title in 2013

In 2012, Fong also made a debut in the Asia-based Audi R8 LMS Cup. He surprised everybody by taking a win in his only second sports car races in a career at Shanghai International Circuit. Until the end of the season, he added two more wins on his account to finish second in the points behind Marchy Lee.

In 2013 Audi R8 LMS Cup, Fong became a champion despite not winning a race. Driving for Kamlung Racing, he was on a podium nine times in eleven races what was good enough to take the championship title ahead of Alex Yoong, beating him by just two points.

Adderly Fong GP3 Series 2013 Status GP

Adderly Fong made a GP3 Series debut in 2013 with Status GP

Three seasons in the GP3 Series

Parallel to his Audi R8 LMS Cup commitments, Fong was driving for Status GP in the 2013 GP3 Series. He reached points just once, at Silverstone, finishing 21st in the final standings.

For the 2014 GP3 Series, he joined Jenzer Motorsport, spending just four rounds with the team before being replaced. Fong returned to GP3 Series in 2015, driving for Koiranen GP in six rounds and for Carlin in one round, not scoring points.

Adderly Fong, 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours

Adderly Fong ahead of his Le Mans 24h debut in 2014

Le Mans debut in 2014, F1 drives with Sauber and Lotus

Fong was developing a career in different directions, so he raced in the same time in GP3 Series, Audi R8 LMS Cup and other GT races, but also made a debut at 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014. He was driving the #33 Ligier JS P2-Honda for OAK Racing-Team Asia together with David Cheng and Ho-Pin Tung. They finished 12th overall and 7th in LMP2 class.

In October 2014, Fong participated in Formula One test in Valencia, driving a Sauber C31. For the 2015 F1 season, he joined Lotus F1 Team as a development driver.

Adderly Fong as Lotus F1 Team's development driver in 2015

Adderly Fong as Lotus F1 Team's development driver in 2015

Racing with Bentley since 2015

In 2015, Fong recorded his first racing experience in a Bentley Continental GT3, driving for Bentley Team Absolute in the GT Asia Series, sharing the #8 car with Keita Sawa. They were race winners two times, finishing second in the final standings of GT3 class.

Fong returned to GT Asia Series in 2016 in the #7 Absolute Bentley, sharing a car with Andrew Kim. With just one victory, they were fourth in the points. In 2016, Fong finished fifth at the annual FIA GT World Cup at Macau Guia Circuit.

Adderly Fong, Absolute Racing, Bentley, Pirelli World Challenge

Fong spent two seasons with Absolute Racing's Bentley in the Pirelli World Challenge

Two seasons with Bentley in the Pirelli World Challenge

In 2016, Fong was also driving Absolute Bentley Continental GT3 on the other side of the world, in the North American Pirelli World Challenge, scoring four podiums and finishing ninth in the points of GT class.

Fong stayed regular competitor in the Pirelli World Challenge in 2017, scoring one victory in the #88 Bentley Continental GT3 and finishing 14th in the points. His other part-time commitments with Bentley in 2017 were in the Blancpain GT Series, Asian Le Mans Series and Chinese GT Championship.

In 2018, Fong joined Phoenix Racing at Dubai 24 Hours in January, finishing second in GT4 class, but also announced a return to Audi R8 LMS Cup.

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