China ZhengTong Auto Service Holding Limited is going to enter in Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) by teaming up with Asia Racing Team to create Team ZhengTong's PCCA official team.
The new partnership will see Zhang Da Sheng race on the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia grid in the distinctive colours of Team ZhengTong in the Asia Racing Team prepared Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car.
Asia Racing Team will run the operational 'on track' side of the Team ZhengTong outfit. Based in Zhuhai, Asia Racing Team has an enviable reputation in every form of motor racing that it has been involved in, having won the 2013 GT Asia Series. The company has also had great success in single seaters racing and a famous Racing School.
China ZhengTong Auto Service Holding Limited was established in 1999, As a leading premium 4S dealership group in China. The group has 91 dealership outlets which cover 30 cities in both large and established markets of the affluent regions of China such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, as well as the rapidly growing regions with lower penetration rate such as Inner Mongolia, Hunan, Hubei, and Jiangxi.
With two full years of experience under his belt in PCCA, 21 years old Zhang Da Sheng will be aiming to become a consistent top 10 finisher.
Zuo Lin, Managing Director of Team Zheng Tong: “Porsche Carrera Cup Asia is the pinnacle of sports car racing in Asia and it is a great opportunity to participate in it. The championship is also an excellent platform to connect with our customers and supporters. Asia Racing Team is one of the most prominent racing teams in China and it was a natural choice to run our Porsche in our first racing season.”
Philippe Descombes, Team Manager of Asia Racing Team: "We are very happy to team up with ZhengTong Auto and we are looking forward to working together in 2014. Zhang Da Sheng is a talented young driver, open minded and has got a lot of potential. We will do our best to support them on their way to the pinnacle of motor racing.”