February 22, 1985|
|Died||8 June 2011(aged 26)|
|World Rally Championship record|
|Teams||Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team|
|First rally||2008 Rally New Zealand|
|Last rally||2010 Wales Rally GB|
Liu Caodong (刘曹冬, 22 February 1985 – 8 June 2011) was a Chinese rally driver born in Chongqing. He won the Chinese Rally Championship (CRC) in 2008 and 2010. In 2010, Liu contested in the World Rally Championship (WRC) with the Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team driving a Ford Focus RS WRC 08, co-driven by Australian Anthony McLoughlin. His name was misspelled as “Liu Chao Dong” on the entry list. That was the first time that a Chinese driver had driven a World Rally Car in the championship. He died of a cerebral edema caused by hypoxia alcoholism in 2011 at the age of 26.
|2008||Gaboko Racing||Subaru Impreza WRX STI||MON||SWE||MEX||ARG||JOR||ITA||GRE||TUR||FIN||GER||NZL
|2009||TSI Racing||Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX||IRE||NOR||CYP||POR||ARG||ITA||GRE||POL||FIN||AUS
|2010||Anders Grondal WRC RT||Subaru Impreza WRX STI||SWE||MEX||JOR||TUR||NZL
|Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team||Ford Focus RS WRC 08||GBR
- "Stobart focus on strong finish in Wales". HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS. 7 November 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- "Chinese rally driver dies in tragic circumstances". RallySport Magazine. 9 June 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
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