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FRD 20th Anniversary & CETC Launching Ceremony in Beijing

After 20 years of relentless effort, Zhuhai Formula Racing Development had announced today in Beijing the launching the brand new China Electric Touring Car Challenge. At the same time, FRD had given out prizes to 12 key personnel who has helped and supported FRD for decades.

Established in 1997, FRD started off with Formula Campus Championship to Asian Formula Renault, and to Renault Clio Cup China Series, Celebrity R...ace, E-Touring Car Challenge. By 2017 they have also launched FRD LMP3 Series. FRD had built the strongest motorsport platform in China with the highest International level race events. FRD has been named the “Cradle of Asian Drivers”, which founder Kenneth Ma had contributed his lifetime in developing motorsport and young drivers in decades. For this FRD would also like to thank all the partners alongside, including:

- Federation of Automobile and Motorcycle Sports of People’s Republic of China Vice Chairman Mr. He Jian Dong
- Federation of Automobile and Motorcycle Sports of People’s Republic of China Sporting Officer Mr. Xian Tong Chun
- China Central Television Sports Channel Marketing and Managing Director Mr. Cao Bin
- Guangdong Television Sports Channel Director Mr. Zhou Chun
- Celebrity Mr. Chin Ka Lok
- Changan Ford Racing Team Driver Mr. Rainey He
- Shanghai Lisheng Racing Co. Ltd Vice Chief Manager Mr. Zhang Guojiang
- Asia Racing Team Partner Mr. Philippe Descombes
- Giti Tire (China) Investment Co Ltd Sales Assistant Manager Mr. Moh Chai Ong
- Tianjin Baleno Co. Ltd Nothern General Manager Liang Haojie

Honorable guests had given a speech to express their continuous support and blessings to FRD in the upcoming season and received a souvenir from Kenneth Ma.

With videos playback, guests had enjoyed the memorable moments that FRD had worked on over the past 20 years, while some other important parties who were unable to attend the events also gave their speeches through recorded videos, such as ZIC General Manager Stewart Tan, FS Sport and PTRS founder and celebrity Aaron Kwok and Jimmy Lin, and also Sun Nan who participated in Celebrity Race in the past.

Last but not least is the announcement of FRD undertook CAMF’s newly established “China Electric Touring Car Challenge”, while important guests were invited to the stage to press the launch button together. With such huge event, FRD had invited China EV100s Vice Secretary Head Mr. Liu Xiaoshi and China Automobile Industry Association, Deputy Secretary Head Ms. Gao Qianqian to give the guests a speech on sharing the prospect of future electric car racing development.

With all the support, FRD will keep working towards promoting motorsports in China, and to the other parts of the world as well. Let us look forward to more excitement in the coming season!

Kenneth Ma
Xiaole He
AARON KWOK 郭富城
林志穎 Jimmy Lin
Ka Lok Chin
Moh Chai Ong
Philippe Descombes

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2018 FRD LMP3 Series battling with 5 meetings in 4 circuits

2018 China motorsport is heating up from now! China’s first ever prototype events – FRD LMP3 Series will become one of the most important events in “China Endurance Series”. Starting in Shanghai International Circuit on 28th April, the series will be visiting two new circuits – Ningbo and Zhengzhou International Circuit during May and July, after visiting the brand new Zhejiang International Circuit last year. By September the race will be combining with Pan Delta Super Racing Festival Grand Finale and returning to Shanghai in October. FRD is looking forward to see you in 2018 season!

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2017 FRD LMP3 Series Champion James Winslow had faced a hard time after a serious injured during the Gulf 12h Eurdance race when his racecar had a brake failure during a high speed sector. Formula Racing Development is giving the greatest blessing and support to him and wish he will be recovering soon and battle again on the race track.

For any people and friends who would like to help out James during his recovery, here is the link:

https://www.gofundme.com/jameswinslowrecovery

2017 FRD LMP3 Series Champion James Winslow had faced a hard time after a serious injured during the Gulf 12h Eurdance race when his racecar had a brake failure... during a high speed sector. Formula Racing Development is giving the greatest blessing and support to him and wish he will be recovering soon and battle again on the race track.

If anyone would like to help out James with his struggle for medical bills as he broke his back and sternum as his team didn't got him insured, please click on the link below for supporting him:

https://www.gofundme.com/jameswinslowrecovery

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BRITISH BORN, now naturalised Australian James Winslow faces an arduous recovery following his huge crash at Yas Marina late last year, and has set his sights on competing in the Le Mans 24 Hour mid-year. Winslow was competing in the Gulf 12 Hour in an LMP3 car along with Neale Muston and John Corbe...
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Team KRC confirms 2018 Renault Clio Cup China Series joining

Asian Formula Renault Series frequent joining crew – Team KRC had decided to expand their front from single seater formula to touring car. As a matter of fact, they hereby announcing to join Renault Clio Cup China Series in 2018 which the series will be operating with team system.

Kang's Racing Company, KRC, established December 11th, 2001. KRC had one goal in mind, to provide professional premium motorsport servic...e. KRC is capable of hosting national motorsports events, products promoting and of course the essential of motorsport, professional driver consulting.

KRC participated in many kinds of racing and achieved many good results including Asian Formula Renault team and driver champion and British Formula 3 National class team and driver champion. You can see KRC in Formula BMW、Formula Renault, Germany、Britain、Japan Formula 3、CHINA GT、CTCC、GP2 and F1.

Motorsport had been around for centuries, and it has proven to be one of the most popular and excited sport to watch, through motorsport, partnerships spread through continents and reach beyond. A racing driver can be seen as the core of motorsports. KRC provides proving ground for the enthusiast to showcase their talents. KRC offers professional driver training for any enthusiasts that would like to take it to the next level.

A driver is responsible for putting out the best performance for great result, but it is up to the team to put a competitive car on the grid. Race car maintenance is the essential of racing. KRC provides transportation, storage, technical support both on track/off track. KRC can also tailor each customer's need for wide range of racing series.

Kang's Racing Company is fully motorsport oriented; KRC do everything the best to ensure our drivers are competitive on the track. Pure Equality Racing, Advanced Technical Advantage. KRC continue to write our story with trophies and wins. KRC wish to help developing and improving Asia motorsport environment and lead it to a brighter future.

Please link to for more infomation:
Website:www.krc.com.tw
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/krc.racing/
E-Mail:willis.jh.chan@qq.com

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Malaysian Team S&D Motorsports joins Renault Clio Cup China Series

After the announcement for continuing 2018 FRD LMP3 Series, Malaysia Team S&D Motorsports decided to join Renault Clio Cup China Series in 2018 as a team, so as to expand their motorsport development path from prototype to formula and also to touring car.

S&D Motorsports from Malaysia is a professional racing team who managed to participate in motorsport for decades, while they have put efforts in Asian Formul...a Renault and Clio Cup China Series in Asia for so many years. In 2017 driver Frank Yee had joined Class A in Clio Cup China after his successful comeback in 2016 with Class B. AFR Team Manager Harry Chai successfully lead his drivers - Najiy Ayyad and Maxx Ebenal in winning the overall runner-ups, team runner-ups and Road to Champion driver Marcus Song in winning the overall champion. For every race they do not look for fun, but perform with professionalism.

S&D Motorsports Team is a racing crew with over 10 years of establishment, with their strong and professional experience from hiring top managers, mechanics, technicians and racers, they have been winning trophies and keep participating in every race and wish to stand on the podium every single time. Racing team founder Frank Yee, team manager Harry Chai and Technical manager Terry Stott are responsible for the team’s mechanical and technical issues, with improvements on the team management.

Renault Clio Cup China Series S&D Motorsports driver Frank Yee expressed that, “Last year I raced the full season in Renault Clio Cup China Series. I can feel the excitement and challenge in the events. Comparing with other similar championships, Renault Clio Cup Car had a powerful upgraded engine with 260hp. With the new compound used on the new tires, the hatchback racecar is just giving great response and handling to the driver. The series will be running as team format this year and it also means that there will be more high level drivers and teams joining the race. There are only two months left before the first race and I am looking forward to have the plan and strategy ready with the team and hopefully I can fight for the overall champion this year.”

For more inquiries, please call +852 2957 8833 (Park Hau) or email to park.hau@frdsports.com for more details.

S&D Motorsports Malaysia
Terry Harvest
Frank Yee
Harry Chai

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Asian Formula Renault scholarship by FRD

China's famous single seater event Asian Renault Formula has many breakthroughs in 2017. Apart from drivers coming from all over the world to join the series, it has also gained the attention from the international drivers, given a chance to the young drivers in Asia to compete with drivers from different level, in order to let them improve from time to time battling with world class drivers. As a result, Zhuhai Formula Racing Developm...ent will launch a scholarship to support and encourage drivers to participate in AFR Series from 2018 season.

For Drivers who have participated in Asian Formula Renault or other Formula series in China in the past, they will receive a scholarship of RMB 10,000(for the 2013+Renault Formula) upon joining the 2018 season. We are looking forward to seeing more potential drivers to take part in AFR Series.

Mr Kenneth Ma, President of Zhuhai Formula Racing Development Co., Ltd., expressed that, "In 2017, the Asian Renault Formula was a major success. The series has provided an intermediate point between karting, where most young drivers start from promoting to formula racing. It is also a stepping-stone for prospective drivers and marks the transition from amateur to professional drivers. With the support from Renault Sport Racing providing Rookie test in the Formula Renault Eurocup alongside with the scholarship, we hope that more talented drivers will have the chance to show their skills in the series, and to the world motorsport events. "

For further enquiries, please contact Patrick Ho (patrick.ho@frdsports.com) or contact us at +852 2957 8833

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China Electric Touring Car Challenge Launching in 2018

As car manufacturers are picking up the concept of environmental friendly vehicle, the trend will also be applying to motorsport in the future. At the same year where Formula E had started to host in Hong Kong in 2016, FRD had hosted the world first ever E-Touring Car Challenge in the same weekend. With 16 E-racecars and the joining from Hong Kong celebrities and drivers, the event was a huge success to promote motorsport... to Hong Kong public. Coincides with the 2017 CAMF Annual General Meeting had held in Ningbo, FRD officially announced the launching of China Electric Touring Car Challenge Launching in 2018, turning over a new leaf in China motorsport with the brand new concept from history.

By 2018, FRD will continue the concept of E-Touring Car Challenge by launching the China Electric Touring Car Challenge, so as to promote the electric motorsport events all over China.

Technically, FRD will be applying street E-cars technology alongside with the new design aero parts, electronic enhancement, to bring the best E-racecars to the series which FRD had already cooperated with factories in Europe in doing research and development months ago.

With zero emission and low noise pollution, China Electric Touring Car Challenge will be easily to host races in the middle of the cities, so as to bring the exciting races close to the public, while expanding the level of exposure for the car manufacturers. The first race will be hosting by October 2018 and the second race will be wrapping up by December 2018. We are looking forward to seeing you joining in 2018 China Electric Touring Car Challenge!

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10th Anniversary of Renault Clio Cup China Series is coming in 2018!

Clio Cup China Series is a one-make race formed by FRD Motorsports. The main machine will be Clio by Renault from France. Clio Cup had been promoted in 15 countries worldwide, and Clio Cup China Series was introduced since 2009 and started the race in circuits within China. By 2018, there will be more drivers to compete in this series in circuits around China and South East Asia to test the overall technique...s of all drivers, which will be Zhuhai International Circuit, Shanghai International Circuit, Buriram International Circuit and Sepang International Circuit.

Renault Clio Cup China Series brought by Kenneth Ma, the founder of Zhuhai Formula Racing Development had come to the 10th year in 2018. With all different models of Clio Cup car showing along the series, the race will be running in teams next year. The act can let team managers to seek for their preferred drivers, mechanics, engineers, or even coach team, while the team will need to have race strategies just like WTCC and CTCC, instead of individual driver’s result.

Kenneth expressed that, “Renault Clio Cup China Series is one of the most exciting and professional motorsport events in China. The imported Clio Cup car makes it the most attractive series for amateur and professional drivers. Currently the series is running with the latest Clio MK4 Cup car with upgraded engine with 260hp, and the brand new components that used to produce the Giti slick tires had also put this hatch to another level. The 2nd half season of 2018 will bring the Clio Cup China drivers to Malaysia and Buriram International Circuit. This upcoming season will be totally different with the past 9 seasons in China.”

For any inquiries, please contact park.hau@frdsports.com or call directly at +852 2957 8833 (Park Hau)

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Kenneth Ma met Ye Yifei, a Chinese racing driver and 2016 French F4 champion, at FFSA.

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S&D Motorsports Continue to race FRD LMP3 Series 2018

After the official announcement of Eurasia continue their journey in FRD LMP3 Series next year, today Malaysia Team S&D Motorsports had also confirmed their plan in this China’s only prototype championship. Although they are still seeking for the new drivers, the plan will be announcing in the beginning of 2018.

S&D Motorsports had a total of 6 drivers joined the 2017 FRD LMP3 Series with them, including F1 test driver Ma ...Qing Hua, Australian F3 Champion Timothy Macrow, 2014 Asian Le Mans Series Champion Kevin Tse, Japan F3 driver Ye Hong Li etc. They are also the first team to clock the fastest lap during the qualifying in the debut race in Zhejiang.

S&D Motorsports Team is a racing crew with over 10 years of establishment, with their strong and professional experience from hiring top managers, mechanics, technicians and racers, they have been winning trophies and keep participating in every race and wish to stand on the podium every single time. Harry’s technical support from Katech senior engineer, an American race car engine manufacturer, which helped a S&D Team a lot when involving mechanical and technical issues, improvements on the team management.

Harry Chai, team manager of S&D Motorsports, expressed that, “Last year FRD LMP3 Series is a very big success in China motorsport, while people were talking about the series all year long, because there are not many motorsport events in China that can help drivers to promote to the world’s top tier series, especially to any prototype series such as 24h of Le Mans, which even champion drivers were hardly foresee or plan ahead for the direction in the upcoming year. The startup of FRD LMP3 Series encouraged a lot of potential or young drivers from China to show their skills in front of the International teams, while they also had the chance to team up with foreign drivers so that they will be able to build up the network with the team, or even the areas that the team can approach. This series helped the Chinese motorsport to link up with the World Series in a more efficient way.”

For interested party who would like to join FRD LMP3 Series with S&D Motorsports, please contact Harry Chai for more details (harry.sndmotorsports@gmail.com).

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