16-year-old Akash Nandy, youngest driver to start a Le Mans series race and win

KCMG Asian Le Mans (2)

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.

KCMG Asian Le Mans (2)AF Corse’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 Endless’ 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. KCMG Asian Le Mans (1)

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Nabanita Singha Roy

Nabanita Singha Roy

Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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