Tag Archive: WTCC

Jan 14

WTCC ace Monteiro is OSCARO ambassador

Monteiro led the WTCC standings until serious injury forced him to miss the closing eight races of the 2017 season

WTCC ace Monteiro is OSCARO ambassadorTiago Monteiro has been named an ambassador of OSCARO, the world’s leading online retailer of original automotive spare parts, and an Official Series Partner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

eSports WTCC winner Dornieden gets eRace Of Champions chance

He will go up against McLaren World’s Fastest Gamer Rudy van Buren

eSports WTCC winner Dornieden gets eRace Of Champions chanceeSports WTCC winner Alexander Dornieden has been handed a dream opportunity to showcase his talent in both the virtual and real world of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Muller: WTCR is a good thing

The most successful driver in world touring car racing believes the new-for-2018 FIA World Touring Car Cup can be a hit

Muller: WTCR is a good thingYvan Muller, the four-time WTCC champion, has highlighted the appearance of the TCR-specification cars and lower running costs as two key features. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

The WTCC champions of 2017

Here’s a quick reminder

The WTCC champions of 2017Thed Björk, Polestar Cyan Racing, Tom Chilton and Sébastien Loeb Racing were the big winners as the curtain came down on the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2017.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

WTCC media vote Citroën C-Elysée top car

The Citroën C-Elysée WTCC has been voted the best World Touring Car of all time by a panel of expert media.

WTCC media vote Citroën C-Elysée top carIt was victorious in 57 races, helped José María López to a WTCC title triple and ensured its maker won the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers three times.

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Dec 22

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional schedule

The inaugural WTCR calendar will open at the semi-permanent Circuit Moulay El Hassan

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional scheduleThe all-new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) is set to visit 10 race tracks across four continents in 2018 following publication of the provisional schedule.

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Dec 21

Guerrieri miracle save was WTCC media’s moment of 2017 (+video)

The dramatic clash occurred at Twin Ring Motegi

Guerrieri miracle save was WTCC media’s moment of 2017Esteban Guerrieri’s sensational save at FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan following contact with Thed Björk was voted by members of the World Touring Car Championship media as their moment of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

WTCC media vote Monteiro their driver of the year

Tiago Monteiro has been voted the driver of the year for 2017 by FIA World Touring Car Championship media

WTCC media vote Monteiro their driver of the yearThe Portuguese was on course to capture his maiden WTCC crown with two wins, five podiums and 200 points from the opening 12 races only to suffer serious injury in a high-speed testing crash in September. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

Polestar Cyan Racing releases Thed Björk WTCC title tribute video

Björk secured his maiden WTCC crown at the end of only his second full season in the series

Polestar Cyan Racing releases Thed Björk WTCC title tribute videoPolestar Cyan Racing has released a special video to commemorate Thed Björk’s FIA World Touring Car Championship title triumph in Qatar earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan event

Taking place on 3 December at Twin Ring Motegi

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan eventFIA World Touring Car Championship trio Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro joined forces with several other Honda-powered aces at a special event to thank fans for their support in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more races

FIA World Touring Car Cup

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more racesThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

WTCC: “Incredible year nearly didn’t happen” – Guerrieri

Esteban Guerrieri’s hugely successful maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship season came close to not happening

Guerrieri: Incredible WTCC year nearly didn’t happenThe Argentine, who bagged a third outright win in Qatar at the start of the month, revealed his agreement to drive a Campos Racing Chevrolet in the 2017 WTCC was only concluded in the weeks leading up to the season-opening WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco where he won the Opening Race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

New WTCC champion sends out message of support to Monteiro

“Big respect to Tiago and I am missing him a lot and I send all my best to him”

New WTCC champion sends out message of support to MonteiroThed Björk took time out of his celebrations for winning the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship to send a message of support to Tiago Monteiro. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

WTCC title fight is go!

Björk holds the numerical advantage for Polestar Cyan Racing

WTCC title fight is go!Thed Björk and Norbert Michelisz will face-off for the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Qatar tonight 6.5 points apart following a thrilling, wide-open season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

WTCC title leader Björk: we’re just playing our card

Muller has spent 2017 testing for Volvo’s factory team

WTCC title leader Björk: we’re just playing our cardThed Björk has defended Polestar Cyan Racing’s decision to bench Néstor Girolami for the FIA World Touring Car Championship showdown on Friday night and replace him with Yvan Muller, the most successful driver in WTCC history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Mr WTCC Muller returns for Qatar showdown

He will replace Néstor Girolami

Mr WTCC Muller returns for Qatar showdownThe most successful driver in the history of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will be back on track when the 2017 season reaches its winner-takes-all climax in Qatar this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 24

Race preview: Epic night time desert duel to decide WTCC titles

Guerrieri to drive, Monteiro to make hero’s return at WTCC Race of Qatar

Race preview: Epic night time desert duel to decide WTCC titlesThe most wide-open FIA World Touring Car Championship season in a decade will go down to the wire in the Middle East next week (30 November-1 December) when three coveted titles are decided at Qatar’s spectacular floodlit showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

WTCC: Ma shows pace on return

Ma hadn’t driven in the WTCC since November 2015

Ma shows pace on WTCC returnMa Qing Hua made a rapid return to the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau last weekend, underlining his potential with the fastest lap in Sunday’s Main Race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Drivers praise teams for keeping them on track in the WTCC

New regulations for the WTCC’s Macau return effectively allowed for an unlimited OSCARO Repair Time period

Drivers praise teams for keeping them on track in the WTCCLeading FIA World Touring Car Championship drivers were full of praise for their teams for working through the night to ready their cars for the Main Race at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau. Read the rest of this entry »

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