Porsche Supercup

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.

Sunday, 13 November, 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 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

Difference between success and failure is in the blink of an eye

It was a simple, if not typical, predicament, with an archetypal solution. But the process of actually accomplishing the goal was, well, a complex mix of technique, experience and luck. And nearly halfway through his first Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup season, Darryl O'Young was staring at the answer: two-tenths of a second.

24 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Tough start for O'Young

Darryl O'Young found out just how tough racing can be at the top as he experienced mixed fortunes in the opening rounds of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Bahrain yesterday.

The Hong Kong driver's first foray in top-class European racing ended prematurely in round two when he crashed out just three laps into the race - although he was not at fault.

16 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

O'Young geared up to conquer Europe

Darryl O'Young says he has a 'mountain to climb' after it was announced yesterday he would become the first Hong Kong driver to compete in a top-flight European sportscar championship.

O'Young and Jebsen Co Ltd will become the first local team to race in Europe, where the outfit will compete in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.

14 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

O'Young to face the heat in Sentul debut

The heat, unforgiving humidity and an unfamiliar circuit will present Hong Kong hotshot Darryl O'Young with daunting challenges in Indonesia this weekend as he looks to maintain his championship-winning form in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's O'Young upbeat after finishing sixth in Porsche Cup race

Canadian-born Darryl O'Young of Hong Kong vowed to 'step it up a gear' in the next two rounds of the Porsche Infineon Carrera Cup Asia in May after finishing sixth in opening round action of the series at the Sepang International Circuit yesterday.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am