Absolute joins forces with Ferrari ahead of 2024

Absolute joins forces with Ferrari ahead of 2024

Absolute Racing’s multi-manufacturer Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS entry will further expand next season when Ferrari joins its long-standing Porsche and Audi programme.

The Shanghai headquartered team also has a base at Sepang where SRO’s 2024 campaign begins on April 19-21. And its entry list will include a 296 GT3 run by the squad’s new subsidiary, Absolute Corse, which expects to add a second Ferrari later in the year.

Two 911 GT3 Rs and R8 LMS GT3 Evo IIs are also poised to appear under the Absolute Racing banner, just as they did throughout 2023.

Driver line-ups will be confirmed at a later date.

“We are delighted to establish a new partnership with one of the most prestigious brands in the world,” said team director Ingo Matter. “At Absolute Racing, we always think long term and strategically. We look forward to cultivating a lasting relationship with Ferrari.”

Absolute is widely regarded as one of the region’s foremost GT teams. It has been a consistent front runner, race winner and championship contender since Fanatec GT Asia was established in 2017, but its experience and success extends around the continent and far further afield.

Indeed, it has also scored victories at the Sepang 12 Hours, Macau, China Endurance Championship, GT Super Sprint Challenge and the China GT Championship. Additionally, the team has competed in top-tier endurance events such as the Le Mans 24 Hours, Bathurst 12 Hour, Suzuka 10 Hours and CrowdStrike 24 Hours of Spa, among others.