Tag Archive: WTCC

May 09

Tiago Monteiro adds fifth podium to his total in 2016 FIA WTCC

With a total of 27 points, Tiago retains second place in the championship and is still well in the fight for this years world title

Tiago Monteiro adds fifth podium to his total in 2016 FIA WTCC Tiago Monteiro continued his series of strong results by finishing the second race in Marrakech in 3rd place after conquering 4th position in the first of the two races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, played out in Morocco. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

WTCC: Sabine Schmitz plans return and admits “I must be crazy to go up against ace touring car racers”

History-making German to combine Top Gear TV commitments with WTCC comeback

WTCC - Sabine Schmitz plans return Sabine Schmitz will make her eagerly-awaited return to the FIA World Touring Car Championship when the WTCC heads back to the toughest track of them all – the fearsome Nürburgring Nordschleife – later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

WTCC: Bennani and López are the rain masters

Loeb’s team lights up in the WTCC

Race report: Bennani and López are the WTCC rain mastersThe FIA World Touring Car Championship delivered two dramatic races on a wet day at the Hungaroring, with Mehdi Bennani (Morocco) and José María López (Argentina) triumphing in slippery conditions.

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Apr 16

WTCC MAC3 report: Ultimate (0.000s) tiebreaker as Citroën and Honda finish equal on time

FIA World Touring Car Championship 2016: Rounds 3 and 4 of 24

WTCC MAC3 report The all-new Manufacturers Against the Clock contest produced more high-speed excitement when Citroën and Honda finished equal first in the Tour de France-inspired team trial ahead of rounds three and four of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Slovakia this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016

The races will be broadcasted live on Eurosport this Sunday at 11am and 4 pm.

Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016 WTCC The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) will kick off the 2016 Championship season this coming weekend, the 2nd and 3rd of April at the Paul Ricard circuit in France. Tiago Monteiro is fully prepared to face the challenge in what will be a key season for the Portuguese racer. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

WTCC ready for innovation at season opener

FIA World Touring Car Championship 2016: Rounds 1 and 2 of 24

WTCC ready for innovation at season opener A new season means new rules and new initiatives in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, which fires up at Circuit Paul Ricard in France next week (1-3 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016

Cars from Citroën, Honda, LADA and Polestar help to achieve strong numbers
 
WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016 Twenty entry submissions have been accepted for the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC promoter Eurosport Events is delighted to confirm.
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Mar 02

WTCC announces TAG Heuer partnership

Hallmark of Swiss Avant Garde Watchmaker becomes Official Series Sponsor of WTCC

WTCC TAG Heuer logo Eurosport Events, the promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, is thrilled to announce TAG Heuer as the Official Timing Partner of the WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

WTCC: John Filippi confirmed for another season with Campos Racing

Campos Racing and John Filippi will enter another World Touring Car Championship season together

Filippi_2016_1Young Corsican driver continues his CR-WTCC3 program at Campos Racing, which has been designed by the Spanish outfit to performance young drivers to become professional factory drivers such as Hugo Valente. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted

WTCC Race of France at Paul Ricard to launch 12-event global tour
 
WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted The FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar for 2016 has been voted on by the FIA Touring Car Commission today with Russia added to the provisional list of events already approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council during its meeting in Paris on 2 December. The amended WTCC schedule for 2016 will now be submitted for WMSC approval.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Chilton joins Sébastien Loeb’s WTCC team for top-three push

Briton embarks on fifth WTCC campaign with high hopes

Tom Chilton Tom Chilton is aiming for a top-three finish in this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship after signing to drive a Citroën C-Elysée WTCC for Sébastien Loeb Racing, the team co-founded by the motorsport legend and six-time WTCC race winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

LADA signs turbocharged trio for renewed WTCC attack

Privateer promise Valente gets factory chance with Russian outfit

WTCC - Hugo Valente LADA Sport Rosneft will unleash a new-look line-up on this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship as it blends title-winning experience with exciting potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda

The new car’s 2016 livery will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1st
Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda Tiago Monteiro is thrilled to confirm that he will be racing for the Honda Racing – Team JAS in the upcoming 2016 season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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Jan 13

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort

Third factory car aligned for the first time by Honda in the WTCC

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort Honda’s decision to increase its commitment to the FIA World Touring Car Championship with the addition of a third factory car to its 2016 line-up is a significant milestone in the WTCC’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

WTCC winners honoured at Motorsport Awards by Eurosport Events

The various FIA World Touring Car Championship award winners gathered at a prize-giving ceremony with a difference in Paris

FIA President Jean Todt, FIM President Vito Ippolito, Head of Eurosport Events Francois Ribeiro As well as celebrating the achievements of a number of WTCC drivers and teams, the inaugural Motorsport Awards by Eurosport Events recognised the success recorded by competitors from the FIA European Touring Car Cup, the FIA European Rally Championship and the FIM Endurance World Championship for motorbikes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Upgrade package for 2016 WTCC

New race format for upcoming world championship season

WTCC Race of Thailand report The FIA World Touring Car Championship will undergo an exciting revamp for 2016 with a new race format, a tweaked schedule of events, a revised compensation weight calculation and an increased prize fund for independent racers all part of a package of measures designed to upgrade the WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Valente completes strong end to WTCC season on podium

Tiago Monteiro completes his strongest FIA WTCC season with two top 10 finishes

AUTO - WTCC LOSAIL 2015France´s driver was determined to end season on a high and achieved his goal by finishing 3rd in race one. Filippi was leading in race two but he was hit by Muller. Positive debut for Al-Attiyah in the WTCC. Tiago Monteiro completed the 2015 season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, with an 8th and 9th place in the final two races held on the Losail circuit in Qatar.

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Nov 25

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar

For the first time in its history, the WTCC will visit Qatar
WTCC Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar On 26 and 27 November, Tiago Monteiro will participate in the final round of the 2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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Nov 25

WTCC: Journey into the unknown for Campos Racing in Qatar

Losail will host a World Touring Car Championship event for the very first time

Filippi_pre_LosailIn addition to the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 cars driven by Hugo Valente and John Filippi, Campos Racing will enter a third one for local start Nasser Al-Attiyah. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

WTCC Race of Thailand report

2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship rounds 21 and 22 of 24

WTCC Race of Thailand report José María López capped a hugely impressive second season in the FIA World Touring Car Championship by making it back-to-back titles in style with victory in the opening WTCC Race of Thailand* for Citroën at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram today.

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