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Date06/26/2007 Hits37,664

CategoryMotorsports

[China] Victory in Round 2 of China Rally Championship

[China] Victory in Round 2 of China Rally Championship

The Hankook Tire-sponsored Wanyu Team and its main driver David Higgins emerged as the N-Class champion in Round 2 of the 2007 China Rally Championship (CRC) held over June 16~17 in Beijing. The CRC is the biggest rally event in China.
After grabbing the victory in Round 1, David Higgins clocked in a time of 1:44:51 to beat the runner-up by 2 minutes and 9 seconds and claim the second round. The Wanyu Team also emerged as the winner by racking up 17 points. With a total of 32 points after the first two rounds, the Wanyu Team is in first place in overall standings.
Hankook Tire drew the spotlight from the press and industry with its win on the tarmac track, held first time in several years. The race was covered by China’s national and regional media including CCTV.

Adding to the media interest was Taiwan’s popular singer and movie star Jimmy Lin, who took part as a driver in the Hankook Tire-sponsored team.
For further details on the race, access the following sites.

http://sports.sina.com.cn/f1/p/2007-06-18/03012988489.shtml
http://www.ourracing.com/Article/ChinaRace1/ChinaRace3/200706/6361.shtml
http://autosports.sport.org.cn/zgsc/fhll/2007-06-17/123812_9.html


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