Ho-Pin Tung is a Hero to Racing Fans
Mouser sponsored driver, Ho-Pin Tung, is a Chinese-Dutch auto-racing driver who currently races with a Chinese license.
Tung was born in Velp, Gelderland, Netherlands, and in 1997 at the age of 14 started kart racing in the Netherlands. He quickly moved up through the open-wheel ranks, doing most of his racing in Europe. In addition to winning the Asian Formula BMW championship in 2003, Tung won the German Formula 3 championship in 2006. In 2011, he made history as being the first Chinese driver to qualify and compete in an IndyCar event, where his partnership with Mouser all began.
After IndyCar, Mouser’s partnership continued. Tung raced in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, and even geared up to race in the 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix support race in the Shanghai International Circuit China. For a brief period, Tung also raced FIA Formula E for Team China Racing. Currently, Tung competes in Le Mans 24 Hours races and the FIA World Endurance Championship.
In a nation with over 1.3 billion people and only a handful of them auto racers, Ho-Pin Tung is China’s top driver.
Another First-Place Finish
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