Hyundai Elantra N TCR shows superb pace with TCR Asia pole

07.11.2022: Elantra N TCR driver Yang Xiao Wei scored a stunning TCR Asia pole position at Zhejiang before finishing second in the Am class of both races of round three of the season. In his first race weekend at the wheel of an Elantra N TCR run by the Z Spe

Elantra N TCR driver Yang Xiao Wei scored a stunning TCR Asia pole position at Zhejiang before finishing second in the Am class of both races of round three of the season.

In his first race weekend at the wheel of an Elantra N TCR run by the Z Speed team Yang Xiao Wei shone as TCR Asia returned to action at Zhejiang (November 3-6) in China.

In qualifying he stunned the larger teams to take a superb pole position from qualifying after topping both the first and second parts of the session. However, he would have to start both races from eleventh as he incurred the series’ penalty for a driver swapping models mid-season.

The grid drop did little damage to his weekend. In Race 1 he picked his way to fifth overall, missing out on the Am class win by less than a tenth of a second.

Osborn Li Wen Ji, in the squad’s i30 N TCR, also finished in the top ten overall – coming home ninth. In a second Elantra N TCR Samuel Qiu finished 13th. In Race 2 Yang, again, was able to make ground from his starting spot to finish sixth in the TCR Asia field, again taking second within the Am class.

The attention of the team now turns to the events on the famous Guia Circuit of Macau later this month.

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07.11.2022 / MaP

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