N°322 Car GEELY AUTO SHELL LUBRICANT TEAM

WEI HAN

(chn)

Sponsors

Geely Auto, Shell, Cooper Tires, SMG, HanWei Motorsport

2019: 27th

2019: Taklimakan Rally (6th), Silk Way Rally (2nd)
2018: Taklimakan Rally (1st), Rallye du Maroc (14th)
2017: Taklimakan Rally (5th), Silk Way Rally (3rd)
2016: Taklimakan Rally (1st), Silk Way Rally (6th)
2015: Taklimakan Rally (1st), China Silk Road Rally (3rd)
2014: China Grand Rally (2nd)

Interview

“The Dakar has always been my dream”

Wei Han has emerged as one of the most accomplished Chinese drivers on the offroad circuit in recent years. After starring on home soil, notably with three victories at the Taklimakan Rally, the 47-year-old took part in his maiden Dakar last year, coming in 27th with co-driver Min Liao. Wei has been steadily improving at national and international level, and grabbed an excellent second place at this year's Silk Way Rally behind reigning Dakar champion Nasser Al-Attiyah. The owner of the HanWei Motorsport team is now looking forward to a second tilt at the world's biggest rally in a new two-wheel drive SMG Buggy, with which he finished sixth overall at this year's Taklimakan Rally.

“The Dakar has always been my dream, so I'll be back again in 2020! This year we won the Taklimakan Rally in the two-wheel drive category. We were able to test our new car in different conditions, which will surely serve us as a useful experience for our next races, including the Dakar.”

Vehicle

GEELY AUTO SHELL LUBRICANT TEAM

  • Mark : 2WD
  • Model : HANWEI MOTORSPORT
  • Performance tuner : Geely Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper Tires Team
  • Assistance : Geely Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper Tires Team
  • Class : T1.3 petrol 2-wheel drive

Ranking 2020

Scratch Stage General
1 17 17 17
2 35 35 21
3 26 26 21
4 9 9 16
5 15 15 15
6 11 11 13
7 14 14 10
8 13 13 10
9 21 21 13
10 9 9 11
11 9 9 10
12 18 18 10

All news of W. Han

Newsflashes - 16/01 08:25 [GMT +3] - Auto

Wei Han gets going

Wei Han is still in the mix for a top 10 finish in the Dakar. The Chinese driver started the special in ninth place and will be seeking to tighten the screws on Pierre Lachaume.

Newsflashes - 13/01 07:20 [GMT +3] - Auto

In the footsteps of Yong Zhou

Wei Han, sitting in 10th place overall before stage 8, is on course to achieve the best result by a Chinese competitor in the Dakar, beating Yong Zhou's 13th place in 2015. However, the 2WD driver has still got five stages to go before his dreams of a top 10 finish in the Dakar come true…

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