Tag Archive: FIA World Touring Car Championship

Nov 15

WTCC part of historic FIA triple at Macau Grand Prix

It is the most ambitious programme ever undertaken by the Macau organisers in the events 64-year history

WTCC part of historic FIA triple at Macau Grand PrixThis week’s Macau Grand Prix will feature three FIA championships for the first time with the FIA World Touring Car Championship returning to the event alongside the FIA F3 World Cup and FIA GT World Cup.

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Nov 09

New additions for WTCC Race of Macau

Tiago Monteiro continuing his recovery from injuries 

New additions for WTCC Race of MacauThe entry list for WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau, the Suncity Group Macau Guia Race, will feature several additions when the FIA World Touring Car Championship returns to the street spectacular following a three-year gap from 16-19 November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Chilton “itching” for Macau WTCC podium

Chilton has never landed a Macau podium

Chilton “itching” for Macau WTCC podiumTom Chilton is desperate to transfer previous strong street circuit form to Macau where he will continue his bid to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s WTCC Trophy next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

WTCC: Macau master Rob Huff, no secret to my success

Huff became world champion in Macau in 2012

Macau WTCC master Huff: no secret to my successThe most successful driver in the history of the famous Guia Race – Macau’s round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship – insists there is no secret to his domination of the demanding street contest, which is back on the WTCC roster from 16-19 November after three years away. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Zero Macau knowledge not a problem, says WTCC leader Björk

FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Thed Björk insists he’s not worried that he’s never raced in Macau before

Zero Macau knowledge not a problem, says WTCC leader BjörkBjörk heads the standings by 16.5 points with two weekends remaining, starting with WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau from 16-19 November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

WTCC: Michelisz is rainmaster for Honda in Japan

Kris Richard completes positive debut with Campos Racing in Japan

Race report: Michelisz is WTCC rainmaster for Honda in JapanNorbert Michelisz bagged a vital home win for Honda at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan today to remain firmly in contention for the FIA World Touring Car Championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

Tiago Monteiro to miss Japanese WTCC

As his recovery continues

Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016 WTCCTiago Monteiro will not participate in the next round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Japan this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Catsburg in the WTCC fight after China ups and downs

After placing third in the Opening Race, the Polestar Cyan Racing driver finished seventh in the Main Race

Catsburg in the WTCC fight after China ups and downsNicky Catsburg remains in the hunt for the FIA World Touring Car Championship title following a weekend of “ups and downs” in China. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

WTCC: Honda heading home with makes’ lead

Following the visit to the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

Honda heading home with WTCC makes’ leadHonda will head to its home event – next week’s JVCKENWOOD WTCC Race of Japan – leading the race for the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 15

WTCC: Girolami wins in the rain

Rainmaster Guerrieri takes Opening race win for Campos Racing

2017_wtcc_china_ningbo_1085Treacherous weather conditions forced organisers to stop the Main Race at FIA WTCC Race of China after just three laps behind the safety car as the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s first visit to the new Ningbo International Speedpark came to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Girolami upbeat as WTCC 2017 resumes in China

Girolami has endured a tough maiden WTCC campaign

Girolami upbeat as WTCC 2017 resumes in ChinaNéstor Girolami reckons he’s in a “good position” to get his FIA World Touring Car Championship challenge back on track in China this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

WTCC community gets behind Tiago Monteiro

Monteiro, the championship leader, won’t be in action at the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

WTCC community gets behind Tiago MonteiroThe FIA World Touring Car Championship community will be joining forces in support of Tiago Monteiro when WTCC Race of China takes place this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

WTCC leader Monteiro: this crash hurt (updated)

Tiago Monteiro working hard on his recovery

WTCC leader Monteiro: this crash hurtFIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has spoken for the first time about his testing crash at Circuit Barcelona-de Catalunya last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

WTCC: Update on Tiago Monteiro from the Castrol Honda WTCC team (updated)

Tiago Monteiro is home

Update on Tiago Monteiro from the Castrol Honda WTCC teamThe Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team has issued a further statement on its driver and FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

WTCC Q&A: Julie Lespagnol

Playing a key role in the Swedish make’s pursuit of WTCC glory

WTCC Q&A: Julie LespagnolWith Polestar Cyan Racing, Volvo’s factory team in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, locked in a close battle with Honda for the coveted Manufacturers’ crown, the expertise of the squad’s technical personnel is being relied upon more and more in order to gain an advantage.

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Sep 15

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC

Tiago Monteiro was transferred to a clinic in his home country

WTCC Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in HungaryWe are very pleased to report that FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has returned to Portugal for the first time since his recent testing incident at Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Monteiro gets words of support from WTCC racers

Monteiro was due to spend the weekend in hospital in Barcelona before being re-assessed Monday

Monteiro gets words of support from WTCC racersSeveral FIA World Touring Car Championship racers have sent words of support to Tiago Monteiro after the WTCC title leader was hospitalised following a testing crash in Spain last week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro was involved in an incident (updated)

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC team

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC teamDuring a routine test run at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Wednesday (6 September), FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro was involved in an incident at high speed at Turn 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

WTCC leader Monteiro’s top tips for F1’s Vandoorne

Stofel Vandoorne got behind the wheel of a Honda touring car with Monteiro

WTCC leader Monteiro’s top tips for F1’s VandoorneMcLaren Formula One racer Stofel Vandoorne sampled Honda power of a different kind when he linked up with the make’s FIA World Touring Car Championship stars Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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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.

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