Tag Archive: fiawtcc.com

Jan 22

Mission accomplished as WTCR hopeful Coronel claims Dakar finish

“It was more difficult than we expected with The Beast”

Mission accomplished as WTCR hopeful Coronel claims Dakar finishTom Coronel and twin brother Tim have finished the gruelling Dakar Rally in South America, reaching the end of the final stage in Córdoba, Argentina, just outside the top 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 14

WTCC ace Monteiro is OSCARO ambassador

Monteiro led the WTCC standings until serious injury forced him to miss the closing eight races of the 2017 season

WTCC ace Monteiro is OSCARO ambassadorTiago Monteiro has been named an ambassador of OSCARO, the world’s leading online retailer of original automotive spare parts, and an Official Series Partner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

Dec 26

Guerrieri fastest of all in WTCC 2017

Guerrieri clocked four fastest laps in 2017

Guerrieri fastest of all in WTCC 2017Esteban Guerrieri was the quickest driver in the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship – based on the number of fastest laps he set during the season.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 23

WTCC media vote Citroën C-Elysée top car

The Citroën C-Elysée WTCC has been voted the best World Touring Car of all time by a panel of expert media.

WTCC media vote Citroën C-Elysée top carIt was victorious in 57 races, helped José María López to a WTCC title triple and ensured its maker won the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers three times.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 18

Polestar Cyan Racing releases Thed Björk WTCC title tribute video

Björk secured his maiden WTCC crown at the end of only his second full season in the series

Polestar Cyan Racing releases Thed Björk WTCC title tribute videoPolestar Cyan Racing has released a special video to commemorate Thed Björk’s FIA World Touring Car Championship title triumph in Qatar earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 12

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan event

Taking place on 3 December at Twin Ring Motegi

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan eventFIA World Touring Car Championship trio Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro joined forces with several other Honda-powered aces at a special event to thank fans for their support in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 07

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more races

FIA World Touring Car Cup

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more racesThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December). Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 06

WTCC: “Incredible year nearly didn’t happen” – Guerrieri

Esteban Guerrieri’s hugely successful maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship season came close to not happening

Guerrieri: Incredible WTCC year nearly didn’t happenThe Argentine, who bagged a third outright win in Qatar at the start of the month, revealed his agreement to drive a Campos Racing Chevrolet in the 2017 WTCC was only concluded in the weeks leading up to the season-opening WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco where he won the Opening Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 05

Huff on Muller’s WTCC return: He’s a pain but it brought back nice memories

Huff spent all 10 laps of the Opening Race in Qatar on Friday night trying to depose Muller of sixth place

Huff on Muller’s WTCC return: He’s a pain but it brought back nice memoriesRob Huff relished battling for position with Yvan Muller in the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship season finale, even though the Frenchman did him no favours in his efforts to progress. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 03

New WTCC champion sends out message of support to Monteiro

“Big respect to Tiago and I am missing him a lot and I send all my best to him”

New WTCC champion sends out message of support to MonteiroThed Björk took time out of his celebrations for winning the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship to send a message of support to Tiago Monteiro. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 02

Race report: Björk claims WTCC title glory in Qatar

Kris Richard achieves podium finish in Qatar

Race report: Björk claims WTCC title glory in QatarTom Chilton and Esteban Guerrieri shared the wins but it was Thed Björk who came out on top of a tense title showdown in Qatar as the provisional FIA World Touring Car champion for 2017*. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Nov 30

WTCC title leader Björk: we’re just playing our card

Muller has spent 2017 testing for Volvo’s factory team

WTCC title leader Björk: we’re just playing our cardThed Björk has defended Polestar Cyan Racing’s decision to bench Néstor Girolami for the FIA World Touring Car Championship showdown on Friday night and replace him with Yvan Muller, the most successful driver in WTCC history. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Nov 28

WTCC: Monteiro tips Michelisz for gold but cautions: nobody is ironman

Monteiro will be making his first visit to the WTCC paddock since mid-July

Monteiro tips Michelisz for WTCC gold but cautions: nobody is ironmanTiago Monteiro has backed his fellow Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team driver Norbert Michelisz to land the coveted FIA title during Friday night’s eagerly anticipated showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Nov 21

WTCC: Ma shows pace on return

Ma hadn’t driven in the WTCC since November 2015

Ma shows pace on WTCC returnMa Qing Hua made a rapid return to the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau last weekend, underlining his potential with the fastest lap in Sunday’s Main Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Older posts «