Tag Archive: Tiago Monteiro

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 »

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Nov 09

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro to forfeit Macao

Argentine driver Esteban Guerrieri will replace Tiago in the Honda Civic for the Macao weekend

WTCC Tiago Monteiro to forfeit MacaoTiago Monteiro will not be participating in the Macao round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship WTCC, next weekend, November 18th & 19th. The doctors who have been by Portuguese driver’s side throughout his convalescence after his testing accident in Barcelona, have advised him to stay in Portugal and continue with his recovery. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

Tiago Monteiro to miss Japanese WTCC

As his recovery continues

Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016 WTCCTiago Monteiro will not participate in the next round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Japan this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

WTCC community gets behind Tiago Monteiro

Monteiro, the championship leader, won’t be in action at the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

WTCC community gets behind Tiago MonteiroThe FIA World Touring Car Championship community will be joining forces in support of Tiago Monteiro when WTCC Race of China takes place this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

WTCC: Monteiro withdraws from China

The Portuguese driver has spent the past five weeks recovering from a high-speed testing incident

WTCC - Tiago MonteiroFIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has sadly been forced to withdraw from this weekend’s event in China on medical advice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

WTCC leader Monteiro: this crash hurt (updated)

Tiago Monteiro working hard on his recovery

WTCC leader Monteiro: this crash hurtFIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has spoken for the first time about his testing crash at Circuit Barcelona-de Catalunya last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Monteiro will return even stronger, says WTCC team-mate

Monteiro is recuperating following the accident in Spain

Monteiro will return even stronger, says WTCC team-mateNorbert Michelisz believes his fellow Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team driver Tiago Monteiro will return to the WTCC “even stronger” than he was prior to his Barcelona testing crash last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

WTCC: Update on Tiago Monteiro from the Castrol Honda WTCC team (updated)

Tiago Monteiro is home

Update on Tiago Monteiro from the Castrol Honda WTCC teamThe Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team has issued a further statement on its driver and FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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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 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 26

WTCC: Double podium for Tiago Monteiro in Vila Real

Portuguese driver takes back the lead in the FIA WTCC world championship

Tiago Monteiro portrait helmetTiago Monteiro was one of the main contenders of the FIA WTCC World Touring Car Championship in Vila Real over the weekend. The Portuguese driver managed to stand on the podium in both events with a second place in the first race and a third in the second.

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Jun 22

The hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title lead

WTCC Race of PortugalThe hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title leadNicky Catsburg will start WTCC Race of Portugal leading the FIA World Touring Car Championship having gone from hunter to hunted after snatching the title lead from home hero Tiago Monteiro at the Nürburgring Nordschleife last month.

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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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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 24

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro looking for revenge in the green hell of Nordschleife

The German circuit is considered to be one of the most challenging tracks in the world, a former Formula 1 venue

Tiago Monteiro portrait helmetTiago Monteiro is preparing to face what is probably the most difficult race on the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, calendar on May 26 and 27 when the series visits Nordschleife, commonly known as “Green Hell”.

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