Tag Archive: FIA World Touring Car Championship

Mar 24

Drivers gear up for “unpredictable” WTCC title fight

Lift-off at WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco from 7-9 April

Drivers gear up for “unpredictable” WTCC title fightLeading FIA World Touring Car Championship drivers are refusing to get too confident about winning the WTCC title due to the extremely open nature of the competition they expect to face. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Roberto Ravaglia turned back the clock at Monza last week when he took to the famous Italian track in a World Touring Car

Ravaglia back in a WTCC car at Monza

Ravaglia back in a WTCC car at MonzaRavaglia, who co-owns race-winning WTCC team ROAL Motorsport, competed at Monza on his way to winning the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship title in 1987. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

WTCC: Polestar chief reveals Muller impact

“He’s a very friendly gentleman, he fits in well with the team”

Polestar WTCC chief reveals Muller impactAlexander Murdzevski Schedvin has spoken of the “valuable contribution” Yvan Muller is making to Polestar Cyan Racing’s FIA World Touring Car Championship preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Bennani: Loeb brings power to the WTCC

Loeb was present during WTCC testing at Monza

Bennani: Loeb brings power to the WTCCFIA World Touring Car Championship race winner and team owner Sébastien Loeb is making a big difference to Mehdi Bennani’s efforts to challenge for world title glory in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Munich welcomes WTCC racers

Showcasing the major championships broadcast live on Eurosport Germany

Munich welcomes WTCC racersFIA World Touring Car Championship racers Néstor Girolami and Tiago Monteiro joined WTCC promoter François and FIA Formula E racer Daniel Abt at the annual Eurosport Motorsport Launch in Munich tonight. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

WTCC: Rob Huff hits the high note in testing

“It’s only testing and counts for nothing but it gives me confidence”

Huff hits the high note in WTCC testingRob Huff has set the standard his FIA World Touring Car Championship rivals must beat by going fastest during all four test sessions at Monza this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Champions and race winners line up for open WTCC

WTCC’s young generation to shine brightly

Champions and race winners line up for open WTCCThe FIA World Touring Car Championship is set for its most open season for a number of years following the publication of the provisional entry list for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Follow Monza WTCC testing with live timing

Test sessions run from 09h00hrs-12h30hrs and 14h00-18h00. All timings are local

Follow Monza WTCC testing with live timingThe official FIA World Touring Car Championship pre-season test is underway at Monza in Italy with Rob Huff currently setting the pace in his ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Citroën C-Elysée WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

AFRIQUIA renews its support of WTCC with Race of Morocco Event Presenting Partner agreement

FIA WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco

AFRIQUIA renews its support of WTCC with Race of Morocco Event Presenting Partner agreementAFRIQUIA, Morocco’s leading fuel station operator, will continue its support of the country’s FIA World Touring Car Championship race weekend by renewing as the Event Presenting Partner of WTCC Race of Morocco from 7-9 April. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

WTCC legend Muller signs for Polestar factory team

Frenchman Muller retired from full-time driving after last November’s WTCC DHL Race of Qatar

WTCC legend Muller signs for Polestar factory teamYvan Muller, the four-time winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, will continue his WTCC adventure after all following his appointment as Cyan Racing’s development driver and senior advisor. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

WTCC: Monza official test and media event reminder

The 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship will fire up at WTCC Race of Morocco in Marrakech from 7-9 April

Monza official WTCC test and media event reminderBefore then, however, drivers from the all-action series will be at Monza, Italy, on 14 March for testing and media-based activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

New agreements bring WTCC to viewers in India

All 20 WTCC races on a delayed basis

New agreements bring WTCC to viewers in IndiaViewers in India will enjoy extensive coverage of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2017 following the signing of agreements with broadcasters DSport and NEO SPORTS. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Why learning WTCC tracks holds no fear for Michigami

Michigami is gearing up for his first full season of WTCC

Why learning WTCC tracks holds no fear for MichigamiNew Honda Racing Team JAS recruit Ryo Michigami insists the fact he’s raced on two of the toughest tracks on the FIA World Touring Car Championship schedule will help to cancel out his lack of knowledge of the bulk of the WTCC venues that feature in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

John Filippi will learn from the best when he embarks on his fourth season in the FIA World Touring Car Championship

Filippi joins Sébastien Loeb’s WTCC team in 2017

Filippi joins Sébastien Loeb’s WTCC teamWith continued support from automotive spare parts online retailer OSCARO, Filippi has signed to drive for Sébastien Loeb Racing during the upcoming campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Positive WTCC moments boost Björk

“The win in the Opening Race in China and the positive moment of that [Main Race] podium [in Qatar] was really important” – Björk

Positive WTCC moments boost BjörkThed Björk believes he can make an ever bigger impact in this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship – because of the manner in which he finished Polestar Cyan Racing’s maiden WTCC campaign in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

WTCC line-up takes shape…

And it rocks!

WTCC line-up takes shape… and it rocks!The driver line-up for this year’s FIA World Touring Car Championship is beginning to take shape with details of several deals confirmed and a host more due to be announced in the coming weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

WTCC legend Yvan Muller gets a new car

Muller has acquired the all-new Norma M30 for use in the European Le Mans Series

WTCC legend Yvan Muller gets a new carYvan Muller has a new car for 2017 – although there are no plans for the FIA World Touring Car Championship legend to get back behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Honda enforces WTCC commitment with three-car entry

Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro will be among the title contenders

Honda enforces WTCC commitment with three-car entryHonda has enforced its commitment to the FIA World Touring Car Championship by confirming it will enter a three-car factory line-up for a second season running. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

How a high low boosted Volvo Polestar’s WTCC challenge

Thed Björk and Fredrik Ekblom both struggled for form at WTCC Race of Morocco back in May

How a high low boosted Volvo Polestar’s WTCC challengePolestar’s motorsport boss Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin has revealed how his FIA World Touring Car Championship factory Volvo squad hit back from a tough Marrakech weekend to exceed expectations by winning in its first season in the WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

No pain, no gain for Monteiro in WTCC title push

Tiago Monteiro is taking nothing for granted in his bid to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the first time

No pain, no gain for Monteiro in WTCC title pushThe Portuguese sacrificed a rare Sunday off to head to the gym for an intensive training session. Afterwards, the ex-grand prix racer tweeted: Lazy Sunday? Not for me! New season is coming. #sundayworkout #nopainnogain Read the rest of this entry »

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