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Zhuhai International Circuit

Returning Hakkinen is in it for the fun at Zhuhai

Former two-time Formula One champion Mika Hakkinen of Finland will put on his racing helmet again when he competes in next month's Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, a six-hour endurance race in Zhuhai.

Thursday, 27 October, 2011, 12:00am

Fine tune driving skills on race circuit

A recent survey of drivers in Europe showed that not only did they overestimate their driving skills, but they were unwilling to accept even the most obvious errors as their fault.

26 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Footdown

Nissan's pride goes on parade

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

HK threesome to make most of track knowledge

It may be hard to consider a race your home one if you have to make a ferry trip and a border crossing to get there, but try telling that to a trio of Hong Kong drivers racing at the Zhuhai International Circuit this weekend.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lee makes case for place in Team China

When the two laps in the newly painted red and yellow A1GP Team China car were complete, Hong Kong's Marchy Lee Yin-kin was greeted with a standing ovation in the grandstands. Framed by two dozen Chinese flags and a marching band, Lee stood atop the car and like a victorious driver, removed his helmet and waved to a roaring crowd.

17 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

China F1 pioneer Lim drives into the sunset

One of the founding members of China's first purpose-built Formula One race track has resigned, ending an era.

Joe Lim, who was a driving force behind the success of the Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) just over the border, has stepped down as general manager to concentrate on his family's property business.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Got the need for speed?

Macau Kartodrome, Coloane, Macau. $100 for 10 minutes; 1.25km track. Phone: 853 881 862

Hong Kong Karting Sports Association Limited (opens late May), 22 Sheung Tan Village, Lung Kwu Tan, Tuen Mun; $120-$150 for 10 minutes on a 900m track. Contact Joey Cho at 9211 3439.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Teen Jamison takes to Zhuhai

Ross Jamison's first foray into single-seat cars gained momentum after he blitzed the track during five days of initial testing at the Zhuhai International Circuit.

The 15-year-old Hong Kong teenager, who last year completed a highly successful season in karts, exceeded all expectations in a Formula Renault, setting lap times comparable to more seasoned drivers.

15 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Shanghai to host A1 GP series

China's continuing interest in motorsport took another step yesterday with the announcement of the mainland's involvement in the new A1 Grand Prix series.

18 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Zhuhai revs up with 24-hour event

'It won't be like Le Mans the first year, but we'll build it up'

In another first for China, the Zhuhai International Circuit will host the mainland's inaugural 24-hour race in October, hoping to one day rival the famous Le Mans, say race organisers.

13 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Cheung seeks spot in Shanghai world race

Hong Kong bike ace Cheung Wai-on has revealed that he might race a round of next year's FIM Motorcycle Road Racing World Championships at the Shanghai International Circuit if he gets an invitation from the mainland to take part.

22 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Kwan and Marsh join forces in bid for Zhuhai GT glory

'We are up against the best cars and it's great because we are here to learn'

Hong Kong's Charles Kwan and Briton Matthew Marsh have joined forces for this weekend's round of the prestigious FIA GT Championship at the Zhuhai International Circuit in an unusual partnership that will see them lead the local contingent against some of the biggest names in sportscars.

13 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

foot down

We hear that some drivers at a Hong Kong Automobile Association (HKAA) track event at Zhuhai International Circuit last weekend were concerned that there weren't any standby medical facilities, especially as it was the first time on any track for many of the 40 luxury cars and there was a particularly nasty crunch involving a Porsche 996.

28 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Goddard corners lead in F3 standings

Briton Mark Goddard and Frenchman Philippe Descombes shared the spoils at the 2002 Asian Formula Challenge championship as pre-race series leader Jojo Silverio of the Philippines had a nightmare of an afternoon in Zhuhai yesterday.

17 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

'I won't be happy with second or third place'

Frenchman Philippe Descombes puts his title on the line in the Asian Formula 200 Challenge, looking for back-to-back titles - and a more secure future in racing. The 27-year-old Paris-born Descombes said Sunday's race would shape his destiny as to whether he will make it or not as a professional driver.

16 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

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