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OAK Team Total Quickest in Opening Practice at Inje

Ho-Pin Tung tops time charts in opening Asian LMS practice at Inje…

Photo: John Dagys

Photo: John Dagys

OAK Racing Team Total picked up where it last left off in the Asian Le Mans Series, as the French squad went quickest in Friday’s first practice session at Inje.

The No. 1 Morgan-Judd of Ho-Pin Tung topped the time charts in the opening 60-minute session, turning a best lap of 1:25.415 in preparation for Sunday’s season-opening Three Hours of Inje.

Tung was 1.464 seconds clear of the No. 27 Eurasia Motorsport Oreca 03 Nissan of Richard Bradley, who recorded a 1:26.879 lap time.

The No. 77 Craft-Bamboo Racing Ligier JS 53 Evo was quickest in CN with a 1:30.111 lap time. Frank Yu is sharing controls of the car this weekend with Mathias Beche and Kevin Tse.

GT, meanwhile, was led by the No. 91 Team AAI BMW Z4 GT3 of JunSan Chen, Tatsuya Tanigawa and Ollie Millroy, which set a quick lap of 1:33.513.

The Taiwanese squad swept the top three positions in the production-based class, which features entirely FIA GT3 machinery this weekend.

All eight cars recorded times, with no major incidents reported.

A second and final practice of the day is scheduled for 5 p.m. local time.

RESULTS: Practice 1

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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