Tag Archive: WTCC

Aug 20

Countdown to Twin Ring Motegi: Key WTCC timings revealed

With FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan at Twin Ring Motegi just two weeks away, here are the key timings.

Countdown to Twin Ring Motegi: Key WTCC timings revealedFollowing shakedown on Friday 2 September, the high-speed track action begins with Free Practice 1 from 08h45-09h15 on Saturday 3 September. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

WTCC king López strikes gold with record Argentina win

With two 4th places, Tiago Monteiro scores important points in Argentina

Race report: WTCC king López strikes gold with record Argentina winJosé María López strengthened his grip on a third FIA World Touring Car Championship title with WTCC Race of Argentina victory number five today to surpass illustrious countryman, the late Juan Manual Fangio, in terms of world championship races won. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

WTCC: Guerrieri gets dream chance

FIA WTCC Race of Argentina outing awaits home hopeful

Esteban Guerrieri Esteban Guerrieri will follow in the wheel tracks of fellow Argentine José María López when he makes his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut on home soil next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

WTCC: Could Buenos Aires race give Coronel the edge when WTCC resumes in Argentina?

A double winner in this year’s WTCC, Coronel will contest the Buenos Aires 200 Kilometres, a round of the Argentine Súper TC2000 series

Could Buenos Aires race give Coronel the edge when WTCC resumes in Argentina?Tom Coronel could hold an important psychological advantage over his FIA World Touring Car Championship rivals when the all-action season resumes in Argentina next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 Formula E Season

Jose Maria Lopez to partner British driver Sam Bird

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 FIA Formula E SeasonDS Virgin Racing have announced an all new line up for next season’s FIA Formula E Championship, with WTCC World Champion Jose Maria Lopez partnering British driver Sam Bird. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace López

From one champion to another…

From one champion to another… Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace LópezRecently-crowned FIA Formula E champion Sébastien Buemi reckons José María López can prevent him from taking back-to-back titles when he contests season three of the electric racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

A brilliant and emotionally charged victory for Tiago Monteiro in Vila Real (+video)

At the end of the 13 lap race, Tiago had scored his second victory of the season and his ninth in the FIA WTCC

A brilliant and emotionally charged victory for Tiago Monteiro in Vila Real (+video) Tiago Monteiro has won the sweetest victory of his career in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, on the Vila Real circuit, a hundred kilometers from his hometown of Porto.

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Jun 13

WTCC: John Filippi and Campos Racing claims first podium of the season in Moscow

With his Campos Racing-entered Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1

315594Filippi and Campos Racing stepped onto the rostrum in treacherous conditions by finishing third in race one (Opening race). In the Main race Filippi came fourth

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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 »

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