February 2006, Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Corporation Limited (CFMA) and
Formula Racing Development Limited (FRD) formally announced the establishment
of Changan Ford Racing Team. This cooperation marks the first time a true works
racing team taking part in CCC (China Circuit Championship) — the top touring
car racing series in China. This participation propelled the already rapidly
developing racing activity in China to another level, bringing new driving
forces to China motor sport with speed, strength, operational efficiency and
car performance fully displayed.
achieved immediate success by winning the 1st runner-up in the Team
Championship in 2006.
to support CFMA's commitment of developing young talented drivers in China, the
team signed Rainey He in 2007 and further magnified his talent by providing him
with the solid support of a true works team. The team won the team championship
2009 season, the team signed another three competitive young drivers: Tengyi
Jiang, Martin Cao and Andy Yan, to team up with Rainey He. The team never
looked back and won 2009 and 2010 with this driver line-up.
2011 season, after Martin Cao departed from the team because of his university
studies in the UK, the team welcomed another young driver, Gaoxiang Fan, a
young driver graduated from the Changan Ford Young Driver Program. The team
took home again the Manufacturer championship in 2011 and Andy Yan was crowned
the Driver Champion.
represents another important milestone for the Changan Ford Racing Team - the
team replaced the successful Focus Model with the New Focus model just
introduced in China and also selected to join force with the Ford Global Racing
Department and introduced the 1.6T Ecoboost GTDi GRE engine to China. This move
by the team was proven to be a great one as the team won two more Manufacturer
titles and one Driver title in 2012 and 2013.
the team signed Darryl O'Young, a driver with good level of International
racing success and he teamed up with Andy Yan, Rainey He and Martin Xie,
another Young driver from the Ford Young Driver program, who joined the team in
2013. Finally, the team again won the team champion in 2014 and continued the
glory of seven champions in nine years.
the experienced team members Rainey He, Andy Yan and Darry l O’Young continued
serving the team. Zack Gao also joined in Changan Ford Racing team as a new
outstanding member. Relied on the points he gained throughout the race, Andy
Yan won 2015 overall Driver’s Championship of CTCC Super Production Group for
the third time. His remarkable performance fully deserved the Triple Crown
the team first time participating in the Super 2.0T. We have our captain Rainey He, Andy Yan and
Martin Cao as the major of our team. And we also have Zack Gao, Gianni Zhang,
Yue Cui and British driver Dan Wells. Rainey became the first runner-up for the
overall Driver’s Championship of CTCC in 2.0T. And our team has stormed to its
first ever Manufacturers’ Championship title in the Super Production 2.0T class
Changan Ford Racing Team will continue as the winner and achieve a more
brilliant performance. Captain Rainey He will lead teammate Andy Yan and Martin
Cao as the main force. Daniel Lloyd, James Nash will also team up with us. Our team
will for sure to maintain our highest standard of performance.
of its continuous improvement process program, the team constantly reviews and
makes adjustments to the areas of management, technology, team organization,
equipment, technician line up, logistics, and others. The team will continue to
receive support from its long term technical partners; Castrol, the biggest
names in its own industries; Eibach, the world renowned quality competition
one of the best-rated car seats brands available today. For so many years, with
Changan Ford Automobile Co .,Ltd providing the required engineering support
& resources, and combining with FRD's field/operation experience &
execution ability, Changan Ford Racing Team
has grown even stronger and is well on its way to securing the champion in the