Monteiro crashed heavily while leading the the Opening Race at the 25.378-kilometre circuit last May
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Michigami is gearing up for his first full season of WTCC
New Honda Racing Team JAS recruit Ryo Michigami insists the fact he’s raced on two of the toughest tracks on the FIA World Touring Car Championship schedule will help to cancel out his lack of knowledge of the bulk of the WTCC venues that feature in 2017.
“The win in the Opening Race in China and the positive moment of that [Main Race] podium [in Qatar] was really important” – Björk
Thed Björk believes he can make an ever bigger impact in this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship – because of the manner in which he finished Polestar Cyan Racing’s maiden WTCC campaign in 2016.
Thed Björk and Fredrik Ekblom both struggled for form at WTCC Race of Morocco back in May
Polestar’s motorsport boss Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin has revealed how his FIA World Touring Car Championship factory Volvo squad hit back from a tough Marrakech weekend to exceed expectations by winning in its first season in the WTCC.
Tiago Monteiro is taking nothing for granted in his bid to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the first time
The Portuguese sacrificed a rare Sunday off to head to the gym for an intensive training session. Afterwards, the ex-grand prix racer tweeted: Lazy Sunday? Not for me! New season is coming. #sundayworkout #nopainnogain
The FIA World Touring Car Championship has hit the streets of six towns and cities over the years and here’s a quick reminder of where and when.
Macau: Macau’s Circuito da Guia blends twisty turns and narrow blasts with long, wide-open straights and sweeping corners, plus gradient changes to create one of the most challenging and spectacular street circuits on the planet. The WTCC was first in town in 2005 – when Andy Priaulx won his first world title – and returns in 2017 after a two-year gap.
WTCC Race of Morocco opens the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship from 7-9 April. Find out everything you need to know right here
Transformed from street circuit to semi-permanent race track for 2016, Circuit Moulay El Hassan is located in the heart of Marrakech’s bustling hotel district. Built to FIA Grade II standards, the layout is the work of Hermann Tilke’s renowned architecture agency and offers impressive views of the Atlas Mountains and Marrakech city wall.
The Portuguese driver is also aiming to maintain his second place in the driver’s championship
Three weeks after claiming his 6th and 7th podium of the season in Japan, Tiago Monteiro is committed to providing Honda a new series of good results in Shanghai, home to round 10 of 12 in the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.
José María López is the provisional FIA World Touring Car champion for 2016 subject to official FIA confirmation
Norbert Michelisz headed a Honda 1-2-3 on home soil as José María López became provisional FIA World Touring Car champion* for 2016 following two action-packed races at Twin Ring Motegi, venue of WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan, this afternoon.
The ambition is clear but Tiago knows that his rival teams will be firing on all cylinders in this final stretch of the FIA WTCC