Tag Archive: FIA World Touring Car Cup

Jan 12

WTCR Honda set for 24-hour race run

The FIA World Touring Car Cup-bound Honda Civic Type R TCR will make its race debut in Dubai this weekend

WTCR Honda set for 24-hour race runRKC/TGM Motorsport, the first customer outfit to take delivery of the car, is contesting the opening round of the 24H Series. David Drinkwater, Tom Gannon, Umair Khan and former factory Honda British Touring Car Championship driver James Kaye will join Team Principal Ricky Coomber in the Civic Type R TCR, one of 15 TCR cars competing in the Middle East twice-round-the-clock event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Civic chief hoping for big WTCR presence

“After the extraordinary success of the previous Honda Civic Type R TCR in 2017”

Civic chief hoping for big WTCR presenceThe man behind the Honda Civic Type R TCR project hopes several examples of the car will be on the grid when the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Cup begins in Morocco on 7 April. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Muller: WTCR is a good thing

The most successful driver in world touring car racing believes the new-for-2018 FIA World Touring Car Cup can be a hit

Muller: WTCR is a good thingYvan Muller, the four-time WTCC champion, has highlighted the appearance of the TCR-specification cars and lower running costs as two key features. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Records up for grabs in upcoming WTCR season

A number of lap records will be under threat during the upcoming FIA World Touring Car Cup season

Records up for grabs in upcoming WTCR seasonWith the TCR regulations still in their relative infancy, lap times continued to fall in 2017 and more of the same is expected in 2018 when WTCR breaks cover as the category’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Coronel targets WTCR… once he’s tamed The Beast!

WTCR takes over from the World Touring Car Championship for 2018

Coronel targets WTCR… once he’s tamed The Beast!Tom Coronel is up for the FIA World Touring Car Cup – just as soon as he’s finished taming The Beast on the Dakar Rally, which starts in the Peruvian capital Lima tomorrow (Saturday). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Volkswagen Golf tweaked ahead of WTCR 2018

“The new look for the Golf GTI TCR resulted from close cooperation with Volkswagen Design”

Volkswagen Golf tweaked ahead of WTCR 2018The title-winning Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR will have a new look when it hits the tracks in 2018 with its front end reworked to match the appearance of its road-going equivalent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

WTCR-bound Peugeot 308TCR unleashed

A significant evolution of the 308 Racing Cup

WTCR-bound Peugeot 308TCR unleashedPeugeot Sport has unleashed the 308TCR – on sale from today and earmarked for the all-new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 02

The WTCR circuits of 2018

Here’s a short summary of each one

The WTCR circuits of 2018Nine venues have so far been included on the provisional FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) schedule for 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 01

WTCR 2018: the year ahead

The inaugural WTCR schedule will open at the semi-permanent Circuit Moulay El Hassan in Marrakech

WTCR 2018: the year aheadThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will become the FIA World Touring Car Cup (abbreviated to WTCR) from this season and use the TCR technical regulations under a two-year licensing agreement between the FIA, WTCR promoter Eurosport Events Limited (EEL) and WSC, owner of the TCR concept and trademark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional schedule

The inaugural WTCR calendar will open at the semi-permanent Circuit Moulay El Hassan

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional scheduleThe all-new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) is set to visit 10 race tracks across four continents in 2018 following publication of the provisional schedule.

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