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Geely chairman visits WTCC Race of China

Geely chairman visits WTCC Race of China

17/10/2017 12:00

Li Shufu, the Chairman of Geely Worldwide, was an interested visitor to China’s round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship last weekend.

Company subsidiary Geely Automobile owns Volvo Cars and Li Shufu used his visit to the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark to meet key members of Polestar Cyan Racing, including Christian Dahl and Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin, Head of Motorsport at Polestar, Volvo’s performance division.

He also took part in the official opening ceremony and is pictured left with François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Events, the WTCC promoter, third from right.

In a weekend of firsts for the World Touring Car Championship, Néstor Girolami converted his maiden pole position into a first victory in the rain-hit Main Race, while Volvo Polestar team-mate Thed Björk leads the WTCC standings for the first time in his career.

The 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship season heads to Qatar next for a thrilling showdown with three prestigious titles still up for grabs.

Rob Huff joined fellow winners Edoardo Mortara and Daniel Ticktum in celebrating their respective triumphs in Macau this afternoon.

A faultless display on his Macau debut has ensured that Thed Björk tops the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers’ heading to the season-closing double-header in Qatar later this month.

Rob Huff made history by winning for a record-breaking ninth time around the Guia street track as he dominated a wet Main Race at FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau while Norbert Michelisz cut Thed Björk’s title lead to 6.5 points with two races left in Qatar next month.

Rob Huff claimed the TAG Heuer Best Lap Trophy to cap a successful FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau weekend for the ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport driver.

Former world champion Rob Huff has claimed a record-breaking ninth Guia Race win as he dominated a wet Main Race at FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau.