Introduction to the Event

       China Grand Rally, as China’s first event with independent IPRs, has received extensive attention from all walks of life in China since its official launching. It is the one among domestic cross-country rallies with the longest route, the most provinces passing across, the toughest environment and the most difficult stages.

       There were nearly 50 racing teams and more than a hundred racing cars involved in the 2013 CGR already ended, with a total of more than 400 vehicles used in the event and 4,000 people from all walks of life directly involved in the event. Of which, more than 30% vehicles came from international race courses, well-known racing drivers participated in international races all appeared in the event. Moreover, the integration of international event management team led by Hubert Auriol created a precedent for the internationalization of China’s auto sports.

       It is worth mentioning is that the media line-up for the CGR reached more than one hundred people, over 80% of them were senior reporters engaged in  international auto event report for years. Central media agencies such as CCTV, Xinhua News Agency, People’s Daily, China National Radio and China News Service were all present. Meanwhile, more than 16 local television stations, 15 professional auto sports media agencies, 23 streaming media agencies, five new media agencies and three foreign media agencies conducted follow-up reports for the event during the whole course.