Tag Archive: FIA World Touring Car Championship

Jul 22

Who is WTCC winner Yann Ehrlacher?

 “I didn’t do karting, it was only school, school, school”

Who is WTCC winner Yann Ehrlacher?Yann Ehrlacher, who claimed his breakthrough FIA World Touring Car Championship victory in Argentina last weekend, is the 21-year-old nephew of Yvan Muller, the four-time WTCC champion.

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Jul 16

Race report: Ehrlacher signs with breakthrough WTCC win

“It’s a very nice feeling and I can’t really believe it” – Yann Ehrlacher Race report: Ehrlacher signs with breakthrough WTCC winYann Ehrlacher scored a breakthrough maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship victory at WTCC Race of Argentina, converting a career-first standing start pole position into victory number one for him and the privateer RC Motorsport team. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 14

WTCC: José María López’s Argentina track guide

This is the triple WTCC champion and home hero’s guide to the 4.806-kilometre track.

José María López’s WTCC of Argentina track guideIt’s the venue where José María López got his international career firmly back on track when he won on his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut in 2013. And he would go on to win at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo for each of the following three seasons.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WTCC: Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend title lead in Argentina

Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team star Monteiro leads Thed Björk by four points in the title race

Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend WTCC title lead in ArgentinaTiago Monteiro says his confidence is “high” as he heads to Argentina for the start of the second half of the wide-open FIA World Touring Car Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fighters

Tiago Monteiro tops the standings

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fightersThe 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship title race changes up another gear in South America next week when the second half of this wide-open season and enthralling battle for WTCC glory resumes with seven drivers covered by a mere 37 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a high

“It was one of those days when everything is not going well” – Guerrieri

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a highEsteban Guerrieri will start his home round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Argentina next month as the leading home hero after he got the better of friend and countryman Néstor Girolami in more ways than one in Portugal last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

WTCC: Main Race flash, Michelisz wins in the WTCC from pole

Opening Race flash: Bennani storms to WTCC win

Main Race flash: Michelisz wins in the WTCC from poleNorbert Michelisz led all the way to claim an assured FIA World Touring Car Championship victory in the Main Race of the WTCC Race of Portugal in Vila Real. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila Real

The Honda Civic # 18 driver believes that the conditions are just right for him to reach his goal

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila RealIn Tiago Monteiro’s eyes, the Vila Real International Circuit is set to host the most important stage of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, this coming weekend.

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Jun 07

Seven drivers, 31 points, wide-open WTCC heads to Portugal

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Seven drivers, 31 points, wide-open WTCC heads to PortugalThe wide-open chase for FIA World Touring Car Championship title success heads to Portugal later this month when Vila Real hosts the final event of the European season before the WTCC heads off on its overseas tour. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

WTCC special report: How the ‘Ring Rookies fared

Find out how they fared from left to right

WTCC special report: How the ‘Ring Rookies faredSix FIA World Touring Car Championship drivers were racing on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife for the first time when WTCC Race of Germany took place last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

WTCC: What does it take to win at the ‘Ring?

Nürburgring Nordschleife

What does it take to win at the ‘Ring in the WTCC?Polestar Cyan Racing claimed an historic FIA World Touring Car Championship win triple on the Nürburgring Nordschleife last week with success in WTCC MAC3, the Opening Race and Main Race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro lives through hell in Nordschleife

“As it has been for the last three years, tyre performance dictated the final result”

WTCC Tiago Monteiro lives through hell in NordschleifeFor Tiago Monteiro, the Nordschleife circuit lived up to its name of ‘green hell’ on the occasion of the 4th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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May 28

WTCC: Twin Nürburgring wins for Volvo Polestar fire up thrilling title battle

WTCC Race of Germany

Race report: Twin Nürburgring wins for Volvo Polestar fire up thrilling WTCC title battleThed Björk and Nicky Catsburg were the winners for Polestar Cyan Racing as the FIA World Touring Car Championship title race was blown wide open following a dramatic WTCC Race of Germany on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

WTCC: Esteban Guerrieri is gearing up for his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut at home in Argentina from 5-7 August

Q&A with Esteban Guerrieri

This is what the 31-year-old has had to say ahead of what could be one of the biggest weekends of his impressive career. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

WTCC Race of Germany facts and stats

WTCC Race of Germany takes place at the hugely challenging Nürburgring Nordschleife from 25-27 May

WTCC Race of Germany facts and statsHere are essential facts and stats ahead of the eagerly anticipated FIA World Touring Car Championship counter. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

WTCC: World’s toughest track awaits racers

Nürburgring Nordschleife Race preview

Race preview: World’s toughest track awaits WTCC racersFIA World Touring Car Championship racers will face a challenge like no other next week (25-27 May) when they try to tame the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife – venue of WTCC Race of Germany and ranked by many as the toughest track on the planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

WTCC: Bennani joins the famous five in Hungary

WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary Race report

Race report: Bennani joins the WTCC’s famous five in HungaryMehdi Bennani became the fifth different winner in the all-action 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship as 45,000 fans watched the action at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

WTCC: Monteiro boosts lead with victory in Hungary

Opening Race flash

Opening Race flash: Monteiro boosts WTCC lead with victory in HungaryTiago Monteiro took his second victory of the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship by beating Tom Chilton to top spot in the Opening Race at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Qualifying report: Huff the WTCC hero in Hungary

The ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport driver was the last to go in the top-five shootout

Qualifying report: Huff the WTCC hero in HungaryRob Huff’s long wait for pole position in the FIA World Touring Car Championship is over after he set a blistering pace to land the DHL top spot at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary today. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in Hungary

Tiago Monteiro will arrive in Hungary leading the championship

WTCC Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in HungaryOn the 13th and 14th of May, the 5th and 6th rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, the WTCC, will take place on the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest.

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