12 Hour Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race 2010 – Flash Result

The inclusion of current FIA European GT3 champion Christopher Haase and Le Mans regular Peter Kox paid off handsomely for Arrows Racing as they secured the win in the 11th edition of the 12 Hour Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race (MMER) 2010 at the Sepang International Circuit. The duo teamed up with GT3 Asia champion Tunku Hammam Sulong and together they broke the total lap record with 315 laps in their formidable Lamborghini LP560.

The Lamborghini LP560 of Arrows Racing in the early dawn.

2nd position went to MMER debutant Audi Race Experience Team Joest. Driven by Frank Biela, Marco Werner and Darryl O’Young, they brought home the Audi R8 LMS a lap behind the leader.

Despite qualifying 12th spot and 2nd last in the GT class, car No.28 of Petronas Syntium Team (Masataka Yanagida, Imran Zaharias Shaharom, Nobuteru Taniguchi) showed their worth in endurance racing by finishing 3rd and grabbed another podium with the BMW Z4M.

Technical director of Audi Sport Team Joest, Ralf Juttner congratulated Daryl O’Young after Audi’s first podium in their first MMER.

In Sports Production category, Masatama Kawaguchi, Masayuki Ueda and Adam Hun of Tracy Sports Japan grabbed 1st place while Honda Malaysia Racing Team represented by Eddie Liew, Aaron Lim and Rueben Wong won the Touring Production class and 8th position overall.

Christopher Haase were the man that bring the ‘Lambo’ home after 12-hour of racing.

The most dramatic incident in the race was when a Lotus 2-Eleven caught fire when refuelling causing chaos in the pit lane. RaceRevo will complete the report and insights from the race weekend in the coming days, so stay tuned with us – plenty of action and dramatic photos in store.

GT class race report here .

Photo / Editorial : Nazim Idris

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