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William O'Brien (racing driver)

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William E. O'Brien (born 23 February 1959) is a Hong Kong-based American racing driver currently competing in the TCR International Series and TCR Asia Series. Having previously competed in the Touring Car Series Asia, KL City Grand Prix and Zhuhai Pan Delta Racing Festival amongst others.

William O'Brien
NationalityAmerican
Born (1959-02-23) 23 February 1959 (age 60)
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
TCR International Series career
Debut season2016
Current teamTeamWork Motorsport
Car number27
Starts2
Previous series
2016
2015
2015
2015
2014
2013
2013, 16
2013-15
TCR Asia Series
KL City Grand Prix
Macau Road Sport Challenge
Hong Kong Roadsports Challenge
25 Hours at Spa
Touring Car Series Asia
Zhuhai 500km
Zhuhai Pan Delta Racing Festival
Championship titles
2013
2013, 16
2013-15
Touring Car Series Asia, Class B
Zhuhai 500km, Class A
Zhuhai Pan Delta Racing Festival Circuit Hero I, Class A

Racing careerEdit

O'Brien began his career in 2013 in the Zhuhai Pan Delta Racing Festival, he won the Circuit Hero I, A class three times from 2013-2015. He also took part in the Zhuhai 500km in 2013, winning Class A, he also raced in the Asian Touring Car Series that year winning Class B. For 2014 he took part in the 25 hours of Spa Fun Cup race, finishing third in the race. He switched to the Hong Kong Roadsports Challenge for 2015 finishing third in the championship standings that year. He also raced in the Macau Road Sport Challenge and KL City Grand Prix in 2015. In 2016 he again raced in the Zhuhai 500km race, again winning the A class.[1] He switched to the TCR Asia Series for 2016, joining the series with TeamWork Motorsport.[2][3]

In September 2016 it was announced that he would race in the TCR International Series, driving a Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR for TeamWork Motorsport.[4]

Racing recordEdit

Complete TCR International Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2016 TeamWork Motorsport Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR BHR
1
BHR
2
POR
1
POR
2
BEL
1
BEL
2
ITA
1
ITA
2
AUT
1
AUT
2
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
THA
1
THA
2
SIN
1
SIN
2
MYS
1

17
MYS
2

19
MAC
1

DNQ
MAC
2

DNQ
NC 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "William O'Brien career statistics". Driver Database. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ "TeamWork Motorsport reveal TCR Asia driver lineup". asia.tcr-series.com. 27 April 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ Hudson, Neil (13 May 2016). "Sophomore TCR Asia series season starts this weekend in South Korea". TouringCarTimes.com. Mediaempire Stockholm AB. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ "TeamWork Motorsport joins for the Sepang event". tcr-series.com. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.

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