Liu Caodong - Driver Profile

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Liu Caodong Career Summary

He could have been China's brightest rally hope. Debuted on the IRC with 4th place (and 2nd best local driver) behind Lang Xu, who also died shortly after, in the IRC China Rally 2007. Then Caodong went one better with 3rd place on the same IRC event one year later. In 2010 he tried a Ford Focus WRC on the WRC Rally GB and also was not doing so bad here until a mechanical retirement. However on 8th June 2011 he died after a very short, sudden illness. Chinese media blamed his death on alcohol, but it seems to have been a stroke. He was only 26years old.

Liu Caodong Career Statistics

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Rally Honour Roll

Year Class Place Driver
2008 IRC Group N 11th. Liu. Caodong (8pts)

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Career Results :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego
3rd. 2008 IRC China Rally (IRC) H. Pan #2 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia) EvoIX [UNKNOWN]
20th. 2008 WRC Rally New Zealand . UNKNOWN #44 Subaru Impreza (GD) WRX STI [UNKNOWN]
4th. 2007 IRC China Rally (IRC) A. McLaughlin #17 Subaru Impreza (GD) WRX STI [UNKNOWN]

Career Retirements :

Pos Event Co-Driver # Vehicle Rego Reason
Ret. 2010 WRC Rally of Great Britain A. McLaughlin #15 Ford Focus (Mk2) WRC [UNKNOWN] SS18 radiator
Ret. 2010 WRC Rally New Zealand A. McLaughlin #46 Subaru Impreza (GR) WRX STI [UNKNOWN] SS20 ?
Ret. 2009 WRC Rally Australia (NSW) A. McLaughlin #48 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia) EvoIX [UNKNOWN] SS16 ?

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