Tag Archive: FIA World Touring Car Championship

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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Jul 28

Tiago Monteiro awarded Gold Medal of Merit by the city of Vila Real

The driver from Douro’s county received the medal from the mayor of Vila Real, Rui Santos

Tiago Monteiro awarded Gold Medal of Merit by the city of Vila RealTiago Monteiro has been awarded the Gold Medal of Merit by the Municipality of Vila Real in recognition of his exceptional performances on the International Circuit, during the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

WTCC summer’s here for confident Coronel

Coronel’s double top-10 finish at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo was just the boost the Dutchman needed

WTCC summer’s here for confident CoronelTom Coronel heads into the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s summer break in confident mood after getting his WTCC campaign back on track in Argentina earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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