Dec 8

Sports Cars: OAK Racing Wins Sepang Finale, Asian Le Mans Series Title

OAK Racing Team TOTAL celebrate after winning the 2013 Asian Le Mans Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

Team TOTAL celebrate after winning the 2013 Asian Le Mans Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

OAK Racing Team TOTAL claimed the 2013 Championship following a decisive victory in Sunday’s season-ending Three Hours of .

Ho-Ping Tung took the Michelin-shod No. 24 Morgan-Judd to a 1-minute and 19-second victory over the title-contending No. 18 Morgan-Nissan, which was unable to match the French-entered car on the track or in the pits.

The ex-A1 GP star passed pole-sitter Tsugio Matsuda with just over an hour to go and stretched his lead during the final round of pit stops when the OAK crew opted to take only new right side tires.

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Dec 7

Sports Cars: 2014 Asian Le Mans Schedule Released

The 2014 Asian Le Mans Series will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: Asian Le Mans Series)

The 2014 will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: )

The Asian Le Mans Series will expand to a five-race schedule, while also seeing a change in its class structure for next year, series officials announced Saturday.

The 2014 calendar will make return visits to its existing venues at Inje (Korea), Fuji (Japan), Zhuhai (China) and (Malaysia), while adding a new round at the Shanghai International Circuit.

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Dec 7

Sports Cars: Matsuda, KCMG Take Asian LMS Pole In Malaysia

KCMG's Tsugio Matsuda drives during qualifying at Sepang. (Photo: John Dagys)

’s Tsugio Matsuda drives during qualifying at . (Photo: John Dagys)

KCMG denied a clean sweep of pole positions in the Saturday, as Tsugio Matsuda took his Morgan-Nissan to the top spot for tomorrow’s season-ending Three Hours of Sepang.

The Japanese Super GT ace reeled off a best lap of 1:57.579 late in the 30-minute combined Prototype/GT qualifying session, edging out the No. 24 OAK Racing Morgan-Judd of Ho-Pin Tung by 0.285 seconds.

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Dec 6

Sports Cars: Craft Racing Tops Friday Asian Le Mans Series Practice At Sepang

The No. 27 Oreca 03 Nissan of Dan Polley led the way overall as Asian Le Mans Series teams prepare for this weekend's season-ending Three Hours of Sepang. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 27 Oreca 03 Nissan of Dan Polley led the way on Friday as teams prepare for this weekend’s season-ending Three Hours of . (Photo: John Dagys)

topped the time charts in two classes Friday, as Asian Le Mans Series teams continue preparations for this weekend’s season-ending Three Hours of Sepang.

The No. 27 Oreca 03 Nissan of Dan Polley led the way overall, thanks to the Irishman’s 2:01.469 lap time set late in the wet-turned-dry 60-minute session.

Polley, who will be joined by Richard Bradley and Jun Jin Pu in the race, edged out the No. 18 Morgan-Nissan of Tsugio Matsuda by 0.642 seconds.

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Dec 4

SportsCars: DP Testing To Resume As Teams Await Answers

Prototypes will return to testing at Daytona. (Photo: Brian Cleary/bcpix.com)

Prototypes will return for testing at Daytona. (Photo: Brian Cleary/bcpix.com)

Prototypes will return to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway next week, in what could prove to be a crucial test for teams, manufacturers and as they look to find solutions from the recent incident-filled preseason test.

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