​Lynk & Co Cyan Racing heads for a Spa weekend with TCR World Tour


Lynk & Co Cyan Racing is heading for weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps as round two of the inaugural TCR World Tour season is upon us.

The team heads to Belgium from a tough but ultimately successful season opener in Portugal where Santiago Urrutia and Thed Björk claimed a 1-2 victory in Race 2.

"It was fantastic to start the season with a win, but we need to be realistic as we still lack some pace compared to our competitors. Spa is a very special track and it's really nice racing here. We need to score points and get two clean races so that we can climb the in the championship, this is the main target for this weekend," said Santiago Urrutia.

2017 world champion Thed Björk was the top points scoring Lynk & Co Cyan Racing driver from the Portimao opener and is keen to keep up the momentum for Spa.

"It was great to start the season with a solid points haul and that 1-2 finish with Santi really strengthens our motivation. Spa won't be easy, but we will as usual need to be smart to keep scoring those vital points. I raced and won at Spa even before Yann and Santi was born, I feel that's an advantage for me this weekend," said Thed Björk.

Team-mates Yann Ehrlacher and Ma Qing Hua had a promising but mixed season opener.

"Spa-Francorchamps is a legendary track that I'm looking forward to race on. We had a test here earlier this year, but it was snowing and raining. I had the pace during the season opener but unfortunately, we missed out on the top ten in qualifying. We all want to secure good points and the target for this weekend is to try and win a race," said Yann Ehrlacher.

"This is a highlight of the TCR World Tour calendar, a circuit which provides a lot of challenges. This is the first time that we race with the new Lynk & Co 03 TCR here, meaning a lot of unknowns. It's difficult to predict where we will be result-wise this weekend, but we will as always fight hard and aim for the front," said Ma Qing Hua.

The TCR World Tour weekend at Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps starts on Friday with practice, followed by qualifying, Race 1 on Saturday and Race 2 on Sunday.

All races will be broadcast LIVE via the TCR TV streaming platform.

For further information about the TCR World Tour, click here.

TCR World Tour – Race Of Belgium
Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps

Schedule – Times in CEST
Friday - 26/5
09:40 – Free Practice 1
14:35 – Free Practice 2

Saturday – 27/5
10:40 – Qualifying
15:30 – Race 1

Sunday – 28/5
11:40 – Race 2

Standings - Drivers - Top 5
1 Norbert Michelisz 57 pts
2 Mikel Azcona 55 (-2)
3 Frédéric Vervisch 48 (-9)
4 Rob Huff 46 (-11)
5 Thed Björk 37 (-20)
6 Santiago Urrutia 30 (-27)
7 Yann Ehrlacher 28 (-29)
8 Ma Qing Hua 26 (-31)

Standings - Teams - Top 5
1 - BRC Hyundai 114 pts
2 - Audi Sport Comtoyou 94 (-20)
3 - Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 87 (-27)
4 - Comtoyou Racing 36 (-78)
5 - Comtoyou 28 (-86)

2023 TCR World Tour calendar
28-30 April – Portimao – Portugal
26-28 May – Spa – Belgium
09-11 June – Vallelunga – Italy
16-18 June – Hungaroring – Hungary
18-20 August – El Pinar – Uruguay
25-27 August – San Luis – Argentina
03-05 November – Sydney Motorsport Park - Australia
10-12 November – Bathurst – Australia
17-19 November – Macau – China

Further TCR World Tour images.


Media contact information
Johan Meissner
PR Manager
Cyan Racing
+46(0)70 241 3234

About Cyan Racing
Cyan Racing was founded in 1996 and was formerly named Polestar until Volvo Cars acquired the performance section and trademark in 2015. Cyan Racing is privately owned and operated. The team has claimed seven touring car World Titles, most recently the 2021 WTCR drivers' and teams' titles with Lynk & Co – and participated in the development of the Polestar performance models of the Volvo S60 and V60 in the years 2013 to 2015, including the concept models Volvo C30 and S60 Polestar Concept Prototype. The company launched the Volvo P1800 Cyan in 2020, Cyan Racing’s interpretation of the iconic Volvo sports car from the sixties.

About Lynk & Co
Lynk & Co was created to provide mobility solutions for the connected generation. We do make really, really good cars (the kind that have all the features you want without you having to ask for them), but we also offer a new way of using those cars. Our membership-based approach makes it simple to get on the go. Members can access a car on a flexible, month-to-month basis and share with friends, family, and the Lynk & Co community.

About Geely Group Motorsport
Geely Group Motorsport is a brand neutral entity based within Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. It was founded in 2018 to provide strategic and tactical expertise to serve the best motorsport sporting and commercial interests for the auto brands in the group. One of its tactical assignments include the development and management of the Lynk & Co TCR and customer racing programmes.