Saudi women to start own business without male permission
| 10:04pm
Israeli arrests in new probe 'linked to Netanyahu'
| 09:58pm
Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"
| 05:54pm
Threatened and vilified, but Philippine lawyer says he wants "death squad president" in court
| 05:52pm
Portugal: Paleontologists find first placodont fossil in the Algarve
| 05:47pm
Amazon: from online bookseller to market shaker
| 05:41pm
Plane crashes in Iran killing all 66 aboard
| 05:31pm
Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds four soldiers
| 09:35am
US gun lovers defend rights amid debate for more restrictions
| 09:32am
China’s Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come
| 09:27am

Macau | Local racer wins the Macau Grand Prix opening race

Local racer Helder Assunção took an overwhelming win in the 10-lap Suncity Group Chinese Racing Cup, the first race of the 64th edition of the Macau Grand Prix

Macau (MNA) – Starting from fourth in the grid, the Macanese driver benefited from the first lap accident to move up to third.

The Hong Kong veteran Kenneth Look lost the rear of his BAIC Senova D50 in the first corner of the opening lap, causing the chaos behind him. No injuries occurred, but several cars were heavily damaged.

On lap four, in the Lisboa Corner, Assunção overtook David Zhu, who was struggling with his car due to a damaged front splitter. But the best was yet to come.

Pole-sitter Zhang Zhi Qiang had dominated the first seven laps until a mechanical failure forced him out. Assunção inherited the first position and didn’t look back, finishing with an eleven-second gap to Zhu.

Chinese Taipei racer Brian Lee completed the podium in third. The top three drivers were driving the new BAIC Senova D50. Due to freight issues, the race didn’t saw the participation of seven TCR China Series entries, including race favourites Andy Yan, Huang Chu Han and Alex Hui.

(Written by Sergio Fonseca)

OPINION

760 POSTS0 COMMENTS
241 POSTS0 COMMENTS
189 POSTS0 COMMENTS
103 POSTS0 COMMENTS