Aug 19

WTCC 2017: Coming up soon

Here’s what’s coming up over the next few months

WTCC 2017: coming up soonThe wide-open 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship concludes in Qatar on 1 December.

WTCC Race of China, 13-15 October
Ningbo International Speedpark is a new destination for the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2017 and replaces the Shanghai International Circuit – a facility some 215 kilometres to the north – as the new home of WTCC Race of China. A major port and industrial hub, Ningbo has a population of more than seven million.

WTCC Race of Japan, 27-29 October
Twin Ring Motegi, in the Tochigi Prefecture 145 kilometres north of the capital Tokyo, is home of WTCC Race of Japan for the third year running following four successful seasons at Suzuka and three at Okayama. Motegi’s long straights and braking zones always deliver great WTCC action, while two crossover points produce spectacular photography. Oval and traditional road course aside, Twin Ring Motegi houses a hotel, kart track, safer driving centre plus the impressive Honda Collection Hall with its vast displays of two- and four-wheel machinery.

WTCC Race of Macau, 16-19 November
Macau’s Circuito da Guia blends twisty turns and narrow blasts with long, wide-open straights and sweeping corners, plus gradient changes, to create one of the most challenging and spectacular street circuits on the planet. After two years away, the world’s fastest international touring car series returns to the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, restoring the famous Guia Race to its former glory in the process. Previously forming the closing event of the WTCC season, Macau will now host the penultimate weekend of the campaign.

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source: fiawtcc.com