In Yancheng, KIA and Hexathron Racing Systems has got another important win with the KIA K3s race car, in the penultimate round of 2015 China Touring Car Championship. On Jiangsu’s street circuit, the KIA K3s car developed by the italian engineering company directed by Marco Calovolo, has dominated again the scene with Leo Yi Hong Li: the young chinese driver has been able to get the second win in a row after the other one taken in Shanghai: after a good start, Leo Yi Hong Li taken the lead during the fifth lap after a great overtake on Martin Xie’s Honda, keeping the place till the chequered flag. The other KIA driver, who is fighting for the championship crown, finished as 4th just ahead his main rivals: this result will allow Zhang to have only 3 points of gap from the leader before the last round while KIA Racing has increased its leadership in the manufacturers standing.
Marco Calovolo (Hexathron Racing Systems): “In Yancheng we have made a specific work to improve the KIA K3s’ performance on that fast street circuit, mainly focused on kerbs and bumps. Leo did a great job for the whole event; Jason had a good week end too, but when you start in the middle of the group is not so easy to go up on top. We will arrive in Beijing as leader between manufacturers and with only 3 points behind the leader in the Drivers standing: we will do everything and our best to finish the season in the best way. I twill be a new circuit for everyone buti s not a problem, our target is only one: the victory.”
The last round of 2015 China Touring Car Championship will take place in Beijing FASC Circuit on 6-8 November.