07 Jul 2020 Wu Wen-Fa wins ZMA Touring Car Class B race in accident filled race
Zhuhai International Circuit
Under blue skies and fine weather, Zhuhai Motorsports Association Club Race welcomes its second weekend of competition. Class B race is the first race on track this afternoon. New and old drivers have gathered for battle and the race was filled with accidents. In the end Fu Chang TPR Racing ?#22 Wu Wen-Fa takes the win with a commanding lead.
In the qualifying session held in the morning, Fu Chang TPR Racing #22 Wu Wen-Fa takes pole position with 1:48.602. The class B race starts at 13:50 in the afternoon and it is consisted of 12 laps. All race cars use the same Pirelli race tyres. At the start, all race cars speed through T1 corner with #22 Wu Wen-Fa maintaining his leader position.
Before lap 1 is over, #9 and #11 has a collision at T7, after that #23 and #28 also crash. #89 has a mechanical issue and returns to the pit lane. The marshals show the yellow flag but since there is a car stopped on track, the race officials deploy the safety car.
After the safety car has led the field around for two laps, the race resumes. Race leader #22 and #77 begins to fight for the lead, while #3 spins at both T2 and T4. It drops down the order and loses the B5 class lead. At half distance, #22 Wu Wen-Fa is still in the lead and begins to pull away a 2 second gap from the second placed race car. At this time B3 class is led by #10 Zheng Shi-Xian while B5 class is provisionally led by #8 Zhou Yun-Jie.
In the last two laps
#22 Wu Wen-Fa has basically locked up the win
In the last two laps, #22 Wu Wen-Fa has basically locked up the overall win, there are also no changes to the order. In the end, Fu Chang TPR Racing #22 Wu Wen-Fa takes the overall win. Second and third place overall go to #77 Lin Xue-Jun and #88 Hsieh Cheng-Ko.
In the various classes, B1 class top 3 are #22 Wu Wen-Fa, #77 Lin Xue-Jun, #88 Hsieh Cheng-Ko; B2 class winner is Chen Jian-Wei; B3 class top 3 are #10 Zheng Shi-Xian, #11 Sun Jun-Long and new blood #12 Zhong Ke; B5 class top 2 are #8 Zhou Yun-Jie and #3 Xiao Zhen-Yu; B6 class top 2 are #6 Xiao Meng and #33 Chen Yao-Wen.
Overall winner Wu Wen-Fa said, "After stopping for half a year, everyone have been anticipating to race again. We have been seriously preparing. The club race finally allow us to race and learn from each other. I drove under my own rhythm and was not under much pressure. I am very happy to take the overall victory. I want to thank my sponsors and good friends. They have give my team and I a lot of help."