AFR: Chi Cong Li to race for Asia Racing Team

Chi Cong Li steps in for Asia Racing Team Chinese racer Chi Cong Li will race in Asia Racing Team in this weekend AFR Championship at the Shanghai International Circuit, lining up alongside ART's regulars Sandy Stuvik, Tin Sritrai and Naomi...

Chi Cong Li steps in for Asia Racing Team

Chinese racer Chi Cong Li will race in Asia Racing Team in this weekend AFR Championship at the Shanghai International Circuit, lining up alongside ART's regulars Sandy Stuvik, Tin Sritrai and Naomi Zhang Ran.

17 year-old Chi Cong Li proved himself one to watch in 2010 in only his second year of formula racing.6th in 2009 AFR Championship, the Chinese youngster is fast becoming a driver to watch for the future, having won the second race of this season's series in Zhuhai, and several Lightweight Sportscar Championship races in the beginning of his career.

Asia Racing Team's Team Manager, Philippe Descombes commented: "We watched Chi Cong Li progress last year and he's already attracted a lot of interest in the industry. He was one of our strongest opponents. I'm delighted that he's chosen ART as the team with which to further his career. I'm confident he will be challenging for podiums and victories this season."

Asia Racing Team is currently leading both the drivers' and teams' championships and has four podiums. The next race of AFR Championship, previously known as Asian Formula Renault Challenge, will take place on the Shanghai circuit in China from 13 to 15 of August.

-source: art-motorsports.com

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Series Formula Renault
Drivers Sandy Stuvik