Edgar Lau is a racing driver from Hong Kong who started his motorsport involvement as a volunteer marshal. After being exposed to road racing in California, he qualified for the Nissan Playstation GT Academy in a bet to make racing a career from video games.
Edgar is currently competing in Pirelli GT4 America after a stint in the SCCA National Championship the previous year, with three championship titles in United States Touring Car Championship after having strong results in the TCR International Series, the Asian Le Mans Series Sprint Cup and Zhuhai Pan Delta Super Racing Festival amongst others.
Edgar transitioned from virtual racing to reality racing through the Playstation GT Academy in 2014. He debuted in the 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race in the same year in the E3 class with a Spec Miata and won the class. He then spent 2 years in the Zhuhai Pan Delta Super Racing Festival. Becoming the first runner-up in the GT class with a Porsche 911 (997) GT3 Cup.
The Hong Kong driver also competed in the Asian Le Mans Series Sprint Cup in 2016 with a Ligier JS P3 prepared by Eurasia Motorsports, taking a single victory on his debut to finish fifth in the championship’s LMP3 standings. He then raced in the TCR International Series, driving a SEAT León TCR for Asia Racing Team in the Macau Grand Prix finishing 9th on his series debut.
The remarkable results from the previous year gave Edgar an opportunity to compete at the Circuit De La Sarthe alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2017, netting a 5th overall in the Road to Le Mans support race in the DKR Engineering Norma M30 LMP3.
Edgar turned his focus back towards racing in the US where he competed in the United States Touring Car Championship for the following 3 years developing touring cars for AR-G Motorsports and in the process netted 3 championships in 3 different categories.
2021 Saw the Hong Kong racer competing in the SCCA National Tour, coming 3rd in the Western Conference and 5th at the National Runoffs at the famed Indianapolis Speedway with a Ford FP350S.
Edgar continued his relationship with Ford and debuted in the GT4 America series in the Mustang GT4 with 2 podiums and multiple top 10 finishes in his debut season.