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FAW-VW TEAM GAINED SECOND PLACE AT CRC ZHANGYE LEG.
FAW-VW Team Gained Second Place at CRC Zhangye Leg
19 July 2017
On July 8-10, the second leg of the China Rally Championship 2017 (CRC 2017) was kicked off in Zhangye, Gansu Province. After nearly three days of fierce competition, FAW-VW team gained Manufacturer Cup’s runner-up, Racer Team’s runner-up and Federation Cup’s runner-up.
The total length of the racing course at Zhangye leg is about 736.36 kilometers, of which the timed racing course reaches 236.36 kilometers long. It is composed of 9 racing sections, including a super short track. All the racing sections are gravel pavement roads, having an elevation of 1000 to 2000 meters. The Zhangye leg is one of the legs having the longest mileage, the highest altitude and the most difficult track conditions in CRC series races.
Golf 7 racing car is roaring past
The super short track where the leg’s race starts has a full length of about 2.2 km. It condenses the complexity and diversity of the leg’s racing course. In this racing section, FAW-VW team’s chief driver Dean Chen won a ticket into the same class of PK race.
The complex track conditions of the super short track
A passionate jump of Golf 7 racing car
Followed is Shenshawo racing section, which is well-known for its gravel pavement and the hardest driving conditions. FAW-VW team’s new foreign member Mark Higgins led the racing with a 38-second absolute advantage over the runner-up.
Regrettably, in the subsequent racing sections, Mark Higgins and Dean Chen quitted from the race due to the mechanical failures of their cars. Finally, FAW-VW team member Li Guojin won second place in the leg’s full race due to his stable performance.
FAW-VW team’s brilliant records – 7 times of CRC dual grand championship
The race at the Zhangye leg has been over. FAW-VW team won second place, and Subaru China magic rally team won first place at the leg. The CRC race is gradually entering the climax. It is believed that FAW-VW team will win even better scores in the next leg’s race.
All-gravel pavement track
Press Release Blue Focus Team / China
By FAW Volkswagen Rally Team / Prodrive Motorsport Ltd…….
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