📷 Blancpain GT Asia

Two-time Blancpain GT Series Asia race winners Phoenix Racing Asia have confirmed at least one full-season Audi R8 LMS GT3 entry for 2018.

The Hong Kong-based squad finished third in 2017’s GT3 Drivers’ and Teams’ standings, while its #5 line-up comprising Marchy Lee and Shaun Thong were also crowned Silver Cup champions after they out-performed the series’ other all-professional crews.

Phoenix is currently working on its options to enter a second Audi, just as it did in 2017, while its driver line-up also remains under wraps for the time being.

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Regardless of its final combinations, team principal Marchy Lee is confident that Phoenix will be fighting at the front once again this year.

“The team enjoyed a great season in 2017 and, with a bit more luck, might have won the GT3 Drivers’ title at the final round, so it’s definitely a case of unfinished business this time,” he said. “The driver line-ups will depend on whether we enter a second car but, either way, I’m confident we have the potential to fight for victories. Winning the Silver Cup was a fantastic achievement against so many quality entries but this year our sights are firmly set on claiming the overall GT3 Drivers’ crown.”