16-year-old Akash Nandy, youngest driver to start a Le Mans series race and win
Sunday’s Three Hours of Inje Asian Le Mans Series opener saw KCMG take top spot. Gary Thompson, James Winslow and 16-year-old Akash Nandy, the youngest driver to start a Le Mans series race had a great run, with an impressive drive by the Malaysian teen on his debut.
AF Corseâ€™s #77 car triumphed won the GTC, and finished second overall in the first Asian Le Mans Series race held at the Inje Speedway in Korea. Race start was plagued by heavy rainfall with the first 8 laps drawing out behind the safety car. Once the track began drying quickly, Ferrari’s Steve Wyatt, Andrea Bertolini and Michele Rugolo drove into 2nd place.
In the GTE class, Ferrari was on top with the Taisan Ken Endlessâ€™ car driven by Japanese duo Kamui Kobayashi and Naoki Yokomizo. 2nd round of the series will eb at Fuji circuit in Japan on the 22nd September. OAK Racing Morgan-Judd’s Jeffrey Lee, David Cheng, and Ho-Pin Tung finsihed 3rd, slower by just 40 seconds.