Tag: Dongfeng Race Team

  • Dongfeng Race Team wins the Volvo Ocean Race

    Dongfeng Race Team wins the Volvo Ocean Race

    In the closest finish in race history, Dongfeng Race Team has won the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. Skipper Charles Caudrelier led his team to victory in the final leg of the race, a 970-mile sprint from Gothenburg, Sweden to The Hague. Incredibly, it marked the first leg win for the team and it couldn’t have […]

  • Dongfeng Race Team win a spectacular Cape Town In-Port Race

    Dongfeng Race Team win a spectacular Cape Town In-Port Race

    Vestas 11th Hour Racing and Dongfeng Race Team traded blows throughout the first half of the Cape Town In-Port Race course on Friday afternoon, before the Chinese-French team grabbed the lead midway through the race and stretched away for their first win in the series. The victory vaults skipper Charles Caudrelier’s team to second place […]

  • Dongfeng Race Team lead the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Lisbon

    Dongfeng Race Team lead the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Lisbon

    Dongfeng Race Team converted a strong start into an early lead as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet embarked on Leg 2, a 7,000 nautical mile race from Lisbon to Cape Town. Conditions were perfect for the leg start, with bright blue skies, and a 15-20 knot Northerly breeze that allowed the fleet to reach up […]

  • Dongfeng win knife-edge battle with MAPFRE in Rolex Fastnet Race

    Dongfeng win knife-edge battle with MAPFRE in Rolex Fastnet Race

    China’s Dongfeng Race Team edged out MAPFRE by just 56 seconds in a Rolex Fastnet Race thriller in the early hours of Wednesday, as an intense night of lead changes and fickle winds ended with the entire fleet separated by less than 40 minutes after more than 600 miles of racing. Victory for Charles Caudrelier’s […]

  • Dongfeng Race Team reveals full Volvo Ocean Race line-up

    Dongfeng Race Team reveals full Volvo Ocean Race line-up

    The Chinese entry in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, Dongfeng Race Team sponsored by Dongfeng Motor Corporation, presented its full crew line-up for the first time, today, in Paris. With 160 days to go to the start of the world’s toughest fully-crewed offshore race at Alicante in Spain October 22, Dongfeng Race Team announced a […]