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2015 Guia Race of Macau

The 2015 Guia Race of Macau was the eleventh and final round of the 2015 TCR International Series season as well as the fourth and final round of the 2015 TCR Asia Series season. It took place on 22 November at the Guia Circuit.

Macau    2015 TCR International Series Macau round
Round details
Round 11 of 11 rounds in the
2015 TCR International Series
Layout of the Guia Circuit
Layout of the Guia Circuit
Location Guia Circuit, Macau, China
Course Permanent racing facility
6.200 km (3.800 mi)
Race 1
Date 22 November 2015
Laps 10
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Robert Huff WestCoast Racing
Time 2:31.522
Podium
First United Kingdom Robert Huff WestCoast Racing
Second Spain Jordi Gené Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil
Third Switzerland Stefano Comini Target Competition
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Robert Huff WestCoast Racing
Time 2:34.136 (on lap 7)
Race 2
Date 22 November 2015
Laps 10
Podium
First Switzerland Stefano Comini Target Competition
Second Italy Andrea Belicchi Target Competition
Third Russia Mikhail Grachev Liqui Moly Team Engstler
Fastest lap
Driver Spain Pepe Oriola Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil
Time 2:34.587 (on lap 7)

Robert Huff won the first race, starting from pole position, driving a Honda Civic TCR, and Stefano Comini gained the second one, driving a SEAT León Cup Racer.

The Swiss driver won the title, finishing also third in race 1.

Success BallastEdit

Due to the results obtained in the previous round, Pepe Oriola and Munkong Sathienthirakul received +30 kg, Stefano Comini and Tin Sritrai +20 kg and Jordi Gené and Kevin Pu +10 kg.[1] Nevertheless, Sathienthirakul, Sritrai and Pu did not take part at this event, so they didn't take the ballast, whereas Frank Yu took the +20 kg from the Singapore round.

ClassificationEdit

Qualifying[2]Edit

Pos. No. Driver Car Team Q1 Q2 Grid Points
1 12   Robert Huff Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 2:34.977 2:31.522 1 5
2 24   Kevin Gleason Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 2:34.536 2:33.153 2 4
3 25   Stefano Comini SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 2:35.535 2:33.498 3 3
4 88   Jordi Gené SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 2:35.873 2:33.528 4 2
5 74   Pepe Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 2:35.478 2:33.619 5 1
6 10   Gianni Morbidelli Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 2:35.579 2:34.665 6
7 77   Sergey Afanasyev SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 2:35.743 2:35.207 7
8 21   Jordi Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 2:35.415 2:35.207 8
9 33   Andrea Belicchi SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 2:36.582 2:35.625 9
10 87   Rodolfo Ávila SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team 2:37.176 2:36.702 10
11 7   Lorenzo Veglia Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 2:37.617 2:36.726 11
12 50   Francisco Mora SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 2:37.370 2:38.597 12
13 29   Henry Ho Honda Civic TCR   PAS Macau Racing Team 2:39.456 13
14 8   Mikhail Grachev Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 2:40.103 14
15 28   Sunny Wong Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 2:40.745 15
16 14   Josh Files Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing 2:43.105 16
17 99   Frank Yu SEAT León Cup Racer   Craft-Bamboo Racing 2:43.545 181
18 69   Robb Holland SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 2:44.662 17
19 49   Guillaume Cunnington SEAT León Cup Racer   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 2:45.863 222
20 68   Michael Choi Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing 2:46.855 212
21 38   Kenneth Lau Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing 2:46.972 202
22 98   Keith Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 2:50.381 232
23 56   Samson Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 2:53.443 242
24 63   Sam Lok SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team 2:56.945 DNQ3
25 97   Johnson Huang SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 2:57.640 DNQ3
26 65   Douglas Khoo SEAT León Cup Racer   Niza Racing 3:05.583 DNQ3
27 73   James Nash Ford Focus ST   Proteam Racing no time 192
28 76   Dan Wells Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing withdrew
29 35   Rafaël Galiana SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition withdrew
30 52   Alain Menu Subaru Impreza STi TCR   Top Run Motorsport withdrew

Notes:

Race 1[3]Edit

Pos. No. Driver Car Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12   Robert Huff Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 10 32:52.232 1 25
2 88   Jordi Gené SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 10 +7.832 4 18
3 25   Stefano Comini SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +9.050 3 15
4 74   Pepe Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 10 +10.459 5 12
5 21   Jordi Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +13.361 8 10
6 10   Gianni Morbidelli Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 10 +16.268 6 8
7 24   Kevin Gleason Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 10 +17.008 2 6
8 33   Andrea Belicchi SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +18.229 9 4
9 7   Lorenzo Veglia Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 10 +26.627 11 2
10 77   Sergey Afanasyev SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 10 +34.592 7 1
11 8   Mikhail Grachev Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 10 +36.767 14
12 87   Rodolfo Ávila SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team 10 +48.016 10
13 14   Josh Files Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing 10 +53.645 16
14 27   Robb Holland SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 10 +1:01.420 17
15 28   Sunny Wong Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 10 +1:24.708 15
16 68   Michael Choi Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing 10 +1:39.400 21
17 49   Guillaume Cunnington SEAT León Cup Racer   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 10 +2:09.842 22
18 98   Keith Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +2:17.575 23
19 56   Samson Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 10 +2:28.983 24
Ret 73   James Nash Ford Focus ST   Proteam Racing 5 Overheating 19
NC 29   Henry Ho SEAT León Cup Racer   PAS Macau Racing Team 3 +7 laps 13
Ret 50   Francisco Mora SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 0 Accident 12
Ret 99   Frank Yu SEAT León Cup Racer   Craft-Bamboo Racing 0 Collision 18
Ret 38   Kenneth Lau Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing 0 Collision 20
DNQ 63   Sam Lok SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team Did not qualify
DNQ 97   Johnson Huang SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing Did not qualify
DNQ 65   Douglas Khoo SEAT León Cup Racer   Niza Racing Did not qualify
WD 76   Dan Wells Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing Water pump
WD 35   Rafaël Galiana SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition Accident
WD 52   Alain Menu Subaru Impreza STi TCR   Top Run Motorsport Engine

Race 2[4]Edit

Pos. No. Driver Car Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25   Stefano Comini SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 36:13.192 3 25
2 33   Andrea Belicchi SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +1.733 8 18
3 8   Mikhail Grachev Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 10 +26.549 11 15
4 10   Gianni Morbidelli Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 10 +32.677 6 12
5 87   Rodolfo Ávila SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team 10 +55.890 12 10
6 27   Robb Holland SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 10 +56.665 14 8
7 98   Keith Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 10 +2:17.210 18 6
8 21   Jordi Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition 8 Air intake4 5 4
9 74   Pepe Oriola SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 7 Radiator 4 2
Ret 77   Sergey Afanasyev SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 1 Collision 10
Ret 12   Robert Huff Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 0 Collision 1
Ret 88   Jordi Gené SEAT León Cup Racer   Team Craft-Bamboo Lukoil 0 Collision 2
Ret 24   Kevin Gleason Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 0 Collision 7
Ret 7   Lorenzo Veglia Volkswagen Golf TCR   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 0 Collision 9
Ret 14   Josh Files Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing 0 Collision 13
Ret 28   Sunny Wong Honda Civic TCR   WestCoast Racing 0 Collision 15
Ret 68   Michael Choi Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing 0 Collision 16
Ret 49   Guillaume Cunnington SEAT León Cup Racer   Liqui Moly Team Engstler 0 Collision 17
Ret 56   Samson Chan SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing 0 Collision 19
Ret 29   Henry Ho Honda Civic TCR   PAS Macau Racing Team 0 Collision 21
DNS 73   James Nash Ford Focus ST   Proteam Racing Overheating 20
DNS 50   Francisco Mora SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition Accident 22
DNS 99   Frank Yu SEAT León Cup Racer   Craft-Bamboo Racing Collision 23
DNS 38   Kenneth Lau Honda Civic TCR   Prince Racing Collision 24
DNQ 63   Sam Lok SEAT León Cup Racer   Asia Racing Team Did not qualify
DNQ 97   Johnson Huang SEAT León Cup Racer   Roadstar Racing Did not qualify
DNQ 65   Douglas Khoo SEAT León Cup Racer   Niza Racing Did not qualify
WD 76   Dan Wells Opel Astra OPC   Campos Racing Water pump
WD 35   Rafaël Galiana SEAT León Cup Racer   Target Competition Accident
WD 52   Alain Menu Subaru Impreza STi TCR   Top Run Motorsport Engine

Notes:

  • ^4Jordi Oriola was given a 20-second penalty for having passed the pit lane exit line.

Standings after the eventEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of drivers' standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Macau Success Ballast" (PDF). tcr-series.com. 6 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Macau Qualifying Results" (PDF). tcr-series.com. 21 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Macau Race 1 Results" (PDF). tcr-series.com. 22 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Macau Race 2 Results" (PDF). tcr-series.com. 22 November 2015.

External linksEdit