SHANGHAI, China – The Changan Ford Racing team was once again crowned in this year’s 2013 China Touring China Championship (CTCC), winning its sixth championship in eight years.
“We are extremely proud of our team winning both the 2013 CTCC season’s Racing Team Championship and Racer’s Championship! We would like to express our deep appreciation to our four outstanding drivers and all of the members of our racing team. Because of their determination and hard work we have won an unprecedented six championships and given race fans and our customers something to cheer about.” said Marin Burela, president and CEO of Changan Ford after witnessing the team take home both the manufacturer’s championship and the driver’s title at the F1 circuit in Shanghai.
Changan Ford racers put on a stunning performance throughout the whole season, claiming the top two spots in the overall driver’s standing, and received the Manufacturer’s Championship at the final race in Shanghai. Andy Yan secured the driver’s title with an outstanding full season performance that earned him 67 points in the driver’s standing. This season’s win also marked Yan’s second driver’s championship in the CTCC race since 2011.
“My feeling about winning this one is different from my first win in 2011. There are ups and downs but I finally got it. I want to thank both the Changan Ford team and the CTCC for providing me with such a great platform.” said Yan after winning the final race in Shanghai.
“We are committed to motor sport in China and we are very proud of our racing team’s victories! This is how we feel about all of our stakeholders and partners , our dealers, our co-workers, our racers and our loyal customers who are all part of our winning team. Together we have raised Changan Ford and the Ford brand to be amongst the finest automobile brands in China. In this way, everyone is a winner!” added Burela.
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