CRC A FULL 2016
FAW-VW will participate in the Upcoming CRC Dazhai Event.
2016 “FAW-VW” Cup China Rally Championship Dazhai Event will be held between December 16 and December18 in Xiyang
County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province.
FAW-VW racing team which has won two consecutive championships in the first two races now leads the league table of CRC Confederations Cup of this season with nearly 40 points. This time, FAW – VW racing team once again brings a strong “lineup” and is determined to win the game.
22 December 2016
In the S3 group, FAW-VW Sagitar champion team that performed remarkably in the two previous legs will also sprint to the group champion of the new leg. The New Sagitar racing car which has overcome all kinds of severe tests, has harvested a number of championships for FAW-VW Sagitar champion team, and proved the good performance and reliable quality of Sagitar model.
At the end of the year, the much concerned new CRC event will be kicked off, 2016 “FAW-VW” Cup CRC Dazhai championship held in Xiyang County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province. After the tense competitions in the previous two legs of this season, the upcoming new event will be undoubtedly highly anticipated by all racing drivers and fans.
Located in the southeast of Xiyang County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province, the village of Dazhai has more than 220 households and 510 residents. Covering an area of 1.88 square kilometers and with an elevation of 1162.6 meter, it is a mountainous area of the Taihang Mountains, where the long-term wind and water erosion contributes to the terrain characteristic of “seven ditches, eight ridges and one slope”.
The Dazhai race is the first CRC race ever held in Shanxi Province, for all competitors and racing cars, it is a brand new test. The race has eight stages, totaling 156 km. The special environmental factors here in Dazhai are a collection of difficulties of other races: The gravel road here is like that of Longyou, Zhejiang, the bends are like those in Liupanshui, Guizhou, the elevation is similar to that of Zhangye, Gansu, also it has many a difference of level. The stages here have presented higher demands for the performance of the torque, axle, and gearbox of a racing car.
FAW-VW racing team that has won two consecutive championships in the previous two events aims at winning the game
FAW-VW racing team which has won two consecutive championships in the previous two races now leads the league table of CRC Confederations Cup of this season with nearly 40 points. This time, FAW-VW racing team once again brings a strong “lineup” and is determined to win the game. In addition to Atkinson, Chen Dean, Li Guojin, Lin Dewei, a Taiwanese driver who joined the team at last race will participate in this event gain. The carefully prepared seventh generation Golf chariot will once again present an extremely powerful performance.
FAW-VW Sagitar championship team that has overcome severe tests will sprint to the S3 group championship
In the S3 group, FAW-VW Sagitar champion team that performed remarkably in the two previous legs will also sprint to the group champion of the new leg. Since its first launch at Longyou event in November of last year, the racing team has overcome the high temperature, high altitude, and long-distance challenges and won the group championship. The New Sagitar racing car has gone through five CRC races and successfully defeated the slippery mountain road, arctic ice, gravel dessert as well as other harsh climates and road conditions, which not only earned the champion team a number of championships, but also proved the good performance and reliable quality of Sagitar model in the rally field.
Over the years, to participate in CRC events has become a “traditional project” of VW brand of FAW-VW. As the first automaker to participate in motor sports, FAW-VW has witnessed the growth and development of China’s motor sports, and strongly supported CRC events. Many models of VW brand of FAW-VW have left brilliant records on the CRC track known as the touch stone of auto performance. It is believed that the two crack forces of FAW-VW will once again gain a brilliant performance in the 2016 “FAW-VW” Cup CRC Dazhai event held in Shanxi.
Dazhai people wrote an earthshaking history on seven ditches, eight ridges and one slope with self-reliance and hard work in 1960s and 1970s, and became a good example in the country’s agricultural front. Here, people once again show a rally spirit of hard work, perseverance and indomitability. The competitive team, battle-hardened drivers, and good performing racing cars will bring more wonders and passions to this event, and so many fans will once again feel the connotation and charm of motor sports.
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