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Team Dongfeng Wins 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race

Monday, June 25, 2018

 

Team Dongfeng wins the 2018-19 Volvo Ocean Race

Dongfeng Race Team is the winner of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race.

It was the closest finish in the 45-year history of the race and the first ever win for a Chinese team.

Dongfeng Race Team Wins

Three teams started Leg 11 of the race on Thursday in a tie on the overall leaderboard.

The finishing order between MAPFRE, Team Brunel and Dongfeng Race Team at The Hague would determine their place on the overall race podium.

Each of those three teams led at various points on the leg and had their opportunities to grab a bigger lead.

But, it was Charles Caudrelier and his team that made a risky call on Saturday evening to take a coastal route to the finish, pinned against the shoreline by a series of Exclusion Zones. It hurt them in the short term as they fell down the leaderboard. 

By Sunday morning, with less than 100 miles left to race, weather routing projections had the top teams finishing within minutes of each other. None had been able to break-away, despite the significant splits on the 

 

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