McLaren 720S GT3 makes China GT championship debut

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The McLaren 720S GT3 scored victory on its debut race weekend in the China GT championship with Customer Racing outfit, The Winning Team.

Racing with its newly-delivered #111 McLaren 720S GT3, The Winning Team showed strong pace throughout each of the sessions over the weekend with drivers Han Han and McLaren Factory Driver Joe Osborne.

Despite difficult racing conditions, the pair claimed a second place during the first race of the weekend at the new Shougang GT Circuit in Qinhuangdao, before converting pole position to a hard-fought race win during the weekend’s second event.

The Winning Team has won multiple China GT races with McLaren, securing the 2017 GT4 driver and team titles in the debut year campaigning with the 570S GT4. This success continued over the weekend with three examples of the 570S GT4 battling for honors in the GT4 championship.

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