Suncity Group 66th Macau Grand Prix – Day 3
The third day of Suncity Group 66th Macau Grand Prix marks the start of the racing weekend, where intense actions and the roar of engines drive the adrenaline rush for everyone at the circuit.
The race day started with a supercar parade as supercars provided by Sun International Automobile cruised the Guia Circuit and celebrities including Ekin Cheng, Selena Lee, Konnie Lui, Eliza Sam, Jason Chan and Aaron Kwok caught the attention of the audience. Aaron Kwok also presented the award to the winner of Suncity Group Macau Guia Race - FIA WTCR Race 1.
Macau Touring Car Cup - 12 laps
The 12-lap race was a truly exhilarating race. Paul Poon from Suncity Racing Team added another win in on the Guia Circuit to his career record after an exceptional pole-to-flag victory as teammate Alex Fung captured the second place. Crossing the line behind them in third was Felipe de Souza. It was an emotional win for the Suncity Racing Team drivers, especially Poon as this is the eighth time he takes the top spot of the podium in Macao.
Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix – FIA F3 World Cup – Qualification Race – 10 laps
Jüri Vips took a controlled win in the Qualification Race which decides the grid for the start of Sunday’s Suncity Group Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix – FIA F3 World Cup, beating Russian driver Robert Shwartzman by a 1.5 seconds gap and Christian Lundgaard finished a lonely third. For this race, YM Choong, President of Marketing Strategy of Suncity Group, Philip Wong, Chief Financial Officer of Suncity Group, and Celestino Ali, Vice President of Information Technology of Suncity Group were at the podium to present the awards to the winners.
Macau GT Cup - FIA GT World Cup – Qualification Race – 12 laps
Raffaele Marciello held off the ROWE Racing duo Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor to win the 12-lap race as the race saw the yellow flag several times after a wild start.
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race – FIA WTCR – Race 1 – 8 laps
Yvan Muller controlled the opening Suncity Group Macau Guia Race – FIA WTCR. Starting the race from pole position, Yvan Muller quickly converted that into an early lead as Norbert Michelisz tried to move in. Muller spent the remaining laps with Michelisz within attack range, but was never threatened by the Hungarian driver in a tame opening race of the weekend. Appearing on the podium for the award presentation ceremony were Aaron Kwok, Selena Lee and Eliza Sam.
Coming up next will be final showdown for the Suncity Group 66th Macau Grand Prix, including the three FIA events and Suncity Group Greater Bay Area GT Cup. Stay tuned for more intense action and more celebrities on the Guia Circuit.