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Darryl O'Young

Darryl O'Young gunning for Le Mans finish for race's 90th anniversary

Hong Kong's Darryl O'Young is not only determined to finish the race, he is aiming for a win when he competes in the 90th anniversary of Le Mans, the world's most prestigious endurance event, next month.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 3:52am

Sports Digest, December 10, 2012

Faultless Schwartzel cruises to Thai victory

10 Dec 2012 - 2:44am

Top independent at Macau Grand Prix Darryl O'Young credits his mechanics

It's amazing what six hours with a sledgehammer can do.

19 Nov 2012 - 3:16am

O'Young to compete on two fronts, and tie knot

Hong Kong's Darryl O'Young will attempt something few drivers would ever dream of: compete in two FIA world championships, taking part in 44 races spanning 18 countries - and still have the time to get married.

O'Young (pictured) will take part in both the World Touring Car Championship and the FIA GT1 World Championship.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Avila has high hopes for exciting new Porsche

Macanese driver Rodolfo Avila can't wait to compete in one of the world's sleekest factory-built cars in his backyard next weekend.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mortara aims to make it three times lucky

Swiss-born Italian ace Edoardo Mortara has conquered the Macau Grand Prix not once, but twice. However, he has another mountain to climb when he competes in a completely different race at next month's 58th meeting at the famous Guia circuit.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

O'Young surges to first victory of season

Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young claimed his first victory of the season in the Independents Trophy in Belgium. Driving his new Cruze 1.6 Turbo, O'Young started ninth on the grid but finished a close fourth overall behind Gabriele Tarquini in round four of the 24-round FIA World Touring Car Championship, placing first in the Independents.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Competitive car to put O'Young in the driving seat for major honours

Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young will battle for two major championships in his busiest season so far.

O'Young has already competed in rounds one and two of the 2011 FIA World Touring Car Championship (22 rounds) in Brazil last month and will open his 2011 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (11 rounds) campaign this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

O'Young nominated for top award

Top Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young has been nominated for an award at this year's Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards as the annual event takes in motor racing for the first time. O'Young, who came close to winning the Independents' Trophy in Macau in November at the World Touring Car Championship, said he was was thrilled by the honour of being nominated.

13 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

O'Young claims first win

Darryl O'Young (pictured) won his first World Touring Car Championship Independents Cup race in Portugal on Sunday to move into second place in the standings. 'I have been in the lead before but finally I have a win. It's a good weekend for my Bamboo-Engineering team and finally I have given them a victory,' the Hong Kong-based driver said.

6 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

O'Young confident ahead of debut

Darryl O'Young will make his World Touring Car Championship debut tomorrow in Brazil confident his Chevrolet Lacetti car has the firepower to lift his team to the independents title this season.

6 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

O'Young is Porsche champ again

Hong Kong's Darryl O'Young clinched the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia championship for the second time after a sensational final two rounds at the Bahrain International Circuit yesterday. The 28-year-old Team Jebsen driver had trailed championship leader Christian Jones of Australia by three points entering the races, but he snatched overall victory with a win and a second place yesterday.

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Jamison settles for fourth

Newly crowned Formula BMW Pacific champion Ross Jamison finished fourth in round 15 of the series yesterday at the Shanghai International Circuit. With the title already in the bag, the Hong Kong teenager (pictured) settled for fourth behind race winner Ollie Millroy of Britain. Meanwhile, Hong Kong's Darryl O'Young and Marchy Lee Ying-kin had a mixed day in the Porsche Carrera Cup.

20 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

O'Young aims to build on flying start

Having landed his first Porsche Carrera Cup Asia win of the season, Hong Kong's Darryl O'Young is setting his sights on a string of podium finishes.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Design of Singapore's new circuit has competitors itching to get started

Amid the scaffolding, construction trucks and a lot of dirt, Matthew Marsh was intrigued. The reason for the heightened emotions? The design of the 5.06km Marina Bay street circuit, site of September's Singapore Grand Prix and Formula One's inaugural night race.

23 Mar 2008 - 12:00am