Roaring throughout the street - Changan Ford Racing Team locked on the pole row on Sunday

Source:Changan Ford Racing Team   Post:2017-11-11
Sinopec Lubricants 2017 CTCC Round 7 was starting on 11th November in Wuhan Street Circuit. In the Super Cup Class, Martin Cao and Rainey He finished 4th and 5th in the Race 1 this weekend, while Andy Yan and Zhang Da Sheng locked on 11th and 12th, meaning that they will be starting on the first row of the grid on Sunday race.

Qualifying: Rainey He finished by 3rd
Qualifying session started at 10am sharp and Changan Ford drivers exited the pit lane at first and Martin Cao clocked a very good lap in the beginning. After few laps in the session drivers started to maintain a good pace and keep breaking their own personal best lap time. In the end Rainey clocked the 3rd overall best lap.

Race 1: Martin Cao moving forward
Race 1 started on Saturday afternoon and Rainey started at the second row of the grid, however he and his teammate couldn’t defend the position due to the chaos in T1. Rainey and Martin then suffering from the battle with other drivers and the red flag during the middle of the race confused Martin and Rainey expressed that his car had contact with the call in the second half of the race and this affected him from chasing the opponents in front. He maintained the pace well and took the 5th while Martin took the 4th. After the round, Martin made a great fightback and rose up one position in the table.

Porspect: Locked on the first row of the grid
Zhang Da Sheng had contact with another driver and damaged the front. Changan Ford Racing team made an immediate strategy change in the remaining of the race and leaving Rainey to keep chasing in the front, while Andy and Zhang maintained the pace and focus on the first row of the grid in Race 2.

Battling in such a narrow street circuit will need skills and teamwork to achieve the best result, so Changan Ford Racing Team is gaining advantage in the second race. They will be doing what they can do to fight for the top on the podium.