Tag Archive: TCR

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 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 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 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 »

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Aug 28

Most TCR cars ever in one race: Hankook 24H Barcelona (1-3 September, 2017)

Hankook 24H Barcelona

This weekend, the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya in Montmeló will be hosting the Hankook 24H Barcelona, round four of the 2017 Touring Car Endurance (TCE) SERIES powered by Hankook.
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Jun 02

IMSA finalizes cooperation agreement with WSC for TCR International

The Touring Car Racing (TCR) class will run in addition to the two existing Continental Tire Challenge classes

Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and World Sporting Consulting (WSC) as the rights holder for TCR today confirmed plans for a TCR class to begin competing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge beginning in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

TCR International Series in the DTM support programme at the Hungaroring – Press Release

Local hero Norbert Michelisz guest driver in the TCR

TCR International SeriesDebut on the third race meeting of the 2017 season: the DTM race meeting held from 16th to 18th June at the Hungaroring, located not far from Hungary’s capital, Budapest, will be the first that features the TCR International series – that is contested with 330bhp touring cars – in its support programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

WEC: Joel Camathias at Spa for the WEC’s second 6 Hours of the year In Belgium

Joel meets country fellow Stefano Comini, who races in TCR

Comini_Camathias_flag Following the season-opener at Silverstone, the 2016 FIA-WEC stops for its second round at another legendary track: Spa-Francorchamps.

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Feb 26

Proctor to make racing return

In Renault Clios with TCR

Mark ProctorRenault Clio CupFormer British Touring Car Championship racer Mark Proctor will make his return to competitive action this season, following a hiatus of almost two years, after signing with Total Control Racing to make his debut in the one-make ELF Renault Clio Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Clio front-runner Robinson remains with TCR

For Ginetta switch

Mike Robinson - Renault Clio Cup PodiumTotal Control Racing logoMike Robinson will stay with Total Control Racing for a fourth year of competition in 2011 but the ELF Renault Clio Cup front-runner has confirmed he will be trying his hand at something different after today, Friday, 28th January, announcing his participation in the popular Ginetta Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Race winner Dixon to mount Clio Cup title Challenge with TCR

“James improved massively throughout last season” – Lee Brookes

James Dixon - 2010 Renault Clio CupJames Dixon portraitELF Renault Clio Cup race winner James Dixon is to remain with Total Control Racing for the 2011 season after today, Wednesday, 26th January, confirming a deal to spearhead the squad’s attack on the prestigious British Touring Car Championship feeder category.

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