Organizers Chinese stage of the WTCC at the circuit in Ningbo took the decision to suspend the main race due to severe weather conditions.
As the opening race, the main race was started behind the safety car, which the car drove four laps. But in the end the race Directorate and decided not to launch because of the increased rain.
Esteban, Guerrieri won the rain race open in China
The pilots overcame a safety car three laps and get half points for shortened race. Accordingly, the winner of the race was declared winner of the pole positions Nestor Girolami from Volvo, who won Saturday qualification. The second was the pilot, Honda Norbert Michelis, and third place went to Ted Bjork.
Nestor Girolami won his debut pole position in the WTCC
At the end of the stage in Ningbo björk has managed to become the overall leader of the season-2017: now the Swede is ahead of Tiago Monteiro, who missed the Chinese weekend because of an injury, by 0.5 points.
|1.||Nestor Girolami||Cyan Polestar Racing||4.59,154|
|2.||Norbert Michelis||Honda Racing Team JAS||+0,851|
|3.||Ted Björk||Cyan Polestar Racing||+2,537|
|4.||Gabriele Tarquini||Honda Racing Team JAS||+3,347|
|5.||Tom Chilton||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+4,562|
|6.||Esteban, Guerrieri||Campos Racing||+6,691|
|7.||Nick Katsburg||Cyan Polestar Racing||+8,113|
|8.||John Philip||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+9,722|
|9.||Rio Michigami||Honda Racing Team JAS||+11,250|
|10.||Kevin Gleason||RC Motorsport||+12,118|
|11.||Yann Erlacher||RC Motorsport||+13,656|
|12.||Tom Coronel||ROAL Motorsport||+16,721|
|13.||Daniel Nagy||Zengo Motorsport||+17,666|
|14.||Filipe Sousa||RC Motorsport||+18,403|
|15.||Zsolt Ruff||Zengo Motorsport||+19,793|
|16.||Mehdi Bennani||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+43,848|
|17.||Rob Huff||All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport||Range -1|
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