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SPEEDY SEPANG DRAWS TO A CLOSE FOR HEIMGARTNER

  • July 23, 2017

Andre Heimgartner enjoyed strong car speed and set-up in today’s final day of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship’s visit to the Sepang International Circuit, however it wasn’t to be the Melbourne-based Kiwi’s day. After another blistering race start saw him move to third before turn one, Heimgartner passed Alex Davison for second through the opening turn and set after race-leader David Wall. A check-up by Wall soon after saw Heimgartner lose momentum momentarily, with Davison taking advantage to pass for second. Heimgartner recovered quickly to take the challenge...

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ONE DOWN, ONE TO GO IN SEPANG

  • July 22, 2017

Andre Heimgartner has secured a top four finish in championship race one of two for Porsche Carrera Cup Australia’s racing at the Sepang International Circuit this weekend. In hot and humid conditions today, the Melbourne-based Kiwi put his #777 Bob Jane T-Marts Porsche on the second row in qualifying (P3). For a moment, the 22-year-old had looked set to claim the pole spot with a blistering lap, however the lap which came with just moments remaining in the session would be disallowed due to the exceeding of track limits at turn eight. Despite losing the lap, with a speedy car underneath...

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HEIMGARTNER LOOKING TO RECLAIM TITLE LEAD IN SEPANG

  • July 17, 2017

If Andre Heimgartner has his way, he will take back the title lead he held for rounds one through three in the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship this weekend when the title chase hits Sepang International Raceway. The Malaysian event is the fifth of eight events scheduled for the 2018. It is the maiden international round for the Championship and will be held across July 21-23. Heimgartner had a great start to the season, with the Melbourne-based Kiwi clinching the round win and tying for the championship lead at round one (Clipsal 500), before moving into the lead during round two at the Australian...

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