I’m telling you, Circuito de Guia is one of the most insane race tracks anywhere in the world. I wasn’t being hyperbolic when I called it “batshit crazy.” Anything can happen and usually does. That was definitely the case this weekend.
Here’s the first corner of TCR International’s Race 2 at the Macau Grand Prix. It’s the kind of mega pile-up that only the combination of huevos grandes, a narrow circuit and little regard for intact bumpers can produce.
According to that joker Michael Ballaban, touring car drivers, and I quote: “Should all be banned from all competition, of any sort, for all of time. No pie eating contests, no bar trivia nights, no dizzy-baseball, and certainly no WTCC.” Please.
The Chinese Cup series brings us a lovely tale of what happens when you build a street course corner just a tad too small. You get a pileup that stops the race!
The Macau Grand Prix is one of the greatest races in Asia, but you'd never know it if the only open-wheeled racing you watched was Formula One. That's because the race in the former Portuguese colony belongs to its little brother, Formula Three. And damn is it some great racing.
This video captures the beauty, drama, and joy of the 2010 Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix — a stepping stone for drivers eying a move up to the fame, endorsement deals, and model wives that come with an F1 gig.