Tag Archive: WTCC

Oct 16

WTCC: Honda heading home with makes’ lead

Following the visit to the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

Honda heading home with WTCC makes’ leadHonda will head to its home event – next week’s JVCKENWOOD WTCC Race of Japan – leading the race for the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

WTCC: Yann Ehrlacher on pole for opening race

Qualifying report: WTCC pole bingo at Ningbo for Girolami

Ehrlacher on WTCC pole for Opening RaceYann Ehrlacher will start the reverse-grid Opening Race at FIA WTCC Race of China from pole position following the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship qualifying session at the new Ningbo International Speedpark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Girolami upbeat as WTCC 2017 resumes in China

Girolami has endured a tough maiden WTCC campaign

Girolami upbeat as WTCC 2017 resumes in ChinaNéstor Girolami reckons he’s in a “good position” to get his FIA World Touring Car Championship challenge back on track in China this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

WTCC: Asian tour begins for Esteban Guerrieri and Campos Racing in China

Guerrieri currently sits fourth in the WTCC Trophy

03717011_6996-1Nearly three months after the last event in Argentina, the World Touring Car Championship resumes at all-new Ningbo International Speedpark. 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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Sep 28

New track, same approach says WTCC title chaser Björk 

Thed Björk will have no time to waste when Free Practice 1 gets underway at FIA WTCC Race of China next month

New track, same approach says WTCC title chaser BjörkThat’s when Björk and his World Touring Car Championship rivals sample the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark for the first time in their TC1 machinery.

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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 21

WTCC Q&A: Julie Lespagnol

Playing a key role in the Swedish make’s pursuit of WTCC glory

WTCC Q&A: Julie LespagnolWith Polestar Cyan Racing, Volvo’s factory team in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, locked in a close battle with Honda for the coveted Manufacturers’ crown, the expertise of the squad’s technical personnel is being relied upon more and more in order to gain an advantage.

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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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Aug 19

WTCC 2017: Coming up soon

Here’s what’s coming up over the next few months

WTCC 2017: coming up soonThe wide-open 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship concludes in Qatar on 1 December.

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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 27

WTCC summer’s here for confident Coronel

Coronel’s double top-10 finish at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo was just the boost the Dutchman needed

WTCC summer’s here for confident CoronelTom Coronel heads into the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s summer break in confident mood after getting his WTCC campaign back on track in Argentina earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Who is WTCC winner Yann Ehrlacher?

 “I didn’t do karting, it was only school, school, school”

Who is WTCC winner Yann Ehrlacher?Yann Ehrlacher, who claimed his breakthrough FIA World Touring Car Championship victory in Argentina last weekend, is the 21-year-old nephew of Yvan Muller, the four-time WTCC champion.

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Jul 15

Coronel praises “mega” WTCC mechanics

WTCC Race of Argentina

Coronel praises “mega” WTCC mechanicsTom Coronel says his ROAL Motorsport mechanics were “mega” to ready his Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 in time for this week’s WTCC Race of Argentina.

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Jul 14

WTCC: José María López’s Argentina track guide

This is the triple WTCC champion and home hero’s guide to the 4.806-kilometre track.

José María López’s WTCC of Argentina track guideIt’s the venue where José María López got his international career firmly back on track when he won on his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut in 2013. And he would go on to win at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo for each of the following three seasons.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

WTCC: Local hero Guerrieri and Campos Racing aims to shine on home ground as the World Touring Car Championship heads to Argentina

Esteban Guerrieri in optimistic mood at home round

03717009_49972After the rounds on European soil, the World Touring Car Championship now travels south west for the WTCC Race of Argentina, which takes place at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo. Read the rest of this entry »

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