Brazilian driver Augusto Farfus Jnr will protect his FIA GT World Cup crown in Macau subsequent month (14-17 November) after the BMW indispensable person’s plans were only in the near previous finalized.
Farfus Jnr will doubtless be aiming to repeat the snatch that he took with BMW Crew Schnitzer final yr, which moreover proved to be the final rush occasion for the Bavarian marque’s legendary Crew Major Charly Lamm.
“It’s huge (to be defending our title),” said Farfus. “That is the ideal GT escape rush on the planet, at one of many ideal tracks on the planet. It’s an staunch privilege for me.
“Final yr used to be very special for many reasons, nevertheless especially on sage of it used to be the final victory for Charly. Sharing the rostrum with my dear friend Charly is my most productive reminiscence there, and it would live in my heart for ever and ever.
“The victory took area in a indubitably special and emotional contrivance. We worked indubitably onerous for that trophy, so we are searching forward to attempting to grab it another time.”
Farfus Jnr is no stranger to the well-known 6.2km Guia Circuit, having gained there beforehand in the FIA World Touring Automobile Championship sooner than adding FIA GT World Cup success to his portfolio in 2018.
The 36-yr-frail has moreover been competing in FIA WTCR for Hyundai in 2019, nevertheless the a pair of rush-winner will stop his touring car seat in Macau this yr as he focuses fully on the FIA GT World Cup.
“Sadly I gained’t be on double using responsibility resulting from the particular guidelines for the Macau GP,” he confirmed.
“So yes, I will doubtless be most productive using the BMW in the GT World Cup this yr nevertheless I am searching forward to it immensely.”
“Both touring vehicles and GTs are worthy to pressure at a circuit as not easy as Macau. There’ll not be a single car that you perchance could pressure rapid there without corpulent commitment.
“I indubitably occupy indubitably gained with your complete vehicles I indubitably occupy driven at Macau! I indubitably occupy not yet driven an F3 car there yet even though, so per chance that is doubtless to be incredible to get rid of a stare at in some unspecified time in the future!”
The FIA GT World Cup and FIA F3 World Cup will get rid of area as segment of the 66th running of the Macau Tall Prix over the weekend of 14-17 November.