Clio Cup China Series

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Clio Cup China Series
Category Renault Clio Cup
Country Asia
Inaugural season 2009
Constructors Renault
Drivers' champion
  • Indonesia Senna Iriawan (Class A)
  • China Hu Cheng Wei (Class B)
Official website

Clio Cup China Series is a one-make series held in China that featured Renault Clio since 2009. Originally begun by Renault Sport in Europe, managed and organized by Formula Racing Development (FRD) in China, the Clio Cup China Series is a one-make racing series featuring the Clio supermini car.

Over the years, many experienced drivers from the region joined the race and even Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok once joined the series and won the Championship in 2009.

2013, there will be 10 rounds of Clio Cup China Series around China: there will be 4 races as one of the supporting race of 2013 CTCC. To popularise the Clio Race culture is a long term mission of FRD, Clio Cup China Series provides a superb platform to share racing passion and culture for car owners and fans. Now, the Clio Cup China Series becomes an influential racing sport in China.[1]

Race Format[edit]

Over the race weekend, there is 1 30-minute official practice session and 2 Qualifying sessions of 30 minutes each. 2 races with no less than 40 kilometers will be held with equal points for both races. The race grid would be determined by its respective qualifying session. Which means Qualifying 1 will determine Race 1's grid and Qualifying 2 will determine Race 2's grid.

Current points system[edit]

Points are awarded to the top 20 drivers in each race as well as the driver(s) setting the fastest lap using the following system:

Current points system[2]
 1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th   16th   17th   18th   19th   20th  Fastest Lap
32 28 25 22 20 18 16 14 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 2


Season Champion Renault model
2009 Hong Kong Aaron Kwok Clio Renaultsport 200
2010 Hong Kong David Louie
2011 United Kingdom Steve Elmes
2012 Hong Kong Eric Lo
2013 Hong Kong Tommy Chan
2014 South Africa Naomi Schiff
Season Class A Class B Renault model
2015 Indonesia Senna Iriawan China Hu Cheng Wei Clio Renaultsport 200