Tag Archive: WTCC

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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Jul 12

WTCC: Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend title lead in Argentina

Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team star Monteiro leads Thed Björk by four points in the title race

Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend WTCC title lead in ArgentinaTiago Monteiro says his confidence is “high” as he heads to Argentina for the start of the second half of the wide-open FIA World Touring Car Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fighters

Tiago Monteiro tops the standings

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fightersThe 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship title race changes up another gear in South America next week when the second half of this wide-open season and enthralling battle for WTCC glory resumes with seven drivers covered by a mere 37 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Race Coronel’s WTCC contender and win prizes

The Tom Coronel Competition

Race Coronel’s WTCC contender and win prizesTom Coronel fans can race the FIA World Touring Car Championship star’s familiar DHL-liveried Chevrolet Cruze at Circuit Zandvoort – virtually. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a high

“It was one of those days when everything is not going well” – Guerrieri

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a highEsteban Guerrieri will start his home round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Argentina next month as the leading home hero after he got the better of friend and countryman Néstor Girolami in more ways than one in Portugal last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

WTCC: Double podium for Tiago Monteiro in Vila Real

Portuguese driver takes back the lead in the FIA WTCC world championship

Tiago Monteiro portrait helmetTiago Monteiro was one of the main contenders of the FIA WTCC World Touring Car Championship in Vila Real over the weekend. The Portuguese driver managed to stand on the podium in both events with a second place in the first race and a third in the second.

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Jun 26

WTCC: Main Race flash, Michelisz wins in the WTCC from pole

Opening Race flash: Bennani storms to WTCC win

Main Race flash: Michelisz wins in the WTCC from poleNorbert Michelisz led all the way to claim an assured FIA World Touring Car Championship victory in the Main Race of the WTCC Race of Portugal in Vila Real. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Argentinean Guerrieri claimed a fourth place finish in the WTCC Trophy during Sunday’s Main race, which was hosted on Portuguese soil

Guerrieri and Campos Racing take fourth place finish in Vila Real

AUTO - WTCC PORTUGAL 2017Campos Racing and Esteban Guerrieri completed the last stop on European soil before the World Touring Car Championship heads to America and Asia.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

WTCC joker lap statement

It has also been decided that in the event of a wet race being declared, the ‘joker’ lap will not be applied.

WTCC joker lap statementFollowing Free Practice 1 and Free Practice 2 at FIA WTCC Race of Portugal yesterday (Saturday), team managers expressed their concerns over the implementation of the ‘joker’ lap exit, specifically regarding cars leaving the alternative route and cars exiting the final corner of the conventional lap.

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Jun 22

The hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title lead

WTCC Race of PortugalThe hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title leadNicky Catsburg will start WTCC Race of Portugal leading the FIA World Touring Car Championship having gone from hunter to hunted after snatching the title lead from home hero Tiago Monteiro at the Nürburgring Nordschleife last month.

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Jun 21

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila Real

The Honda Civic # 18 driver believes that the conditions are just right for him to reach his goal

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila RealIn Tiago Monteiro’s eyes, the Vila Real International Circuit is set to host the most important stage of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, this coming weekend.

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Jun 07

Seven drivers, 31 points, wide-open WTCC heads to Portugal

FIA World Touring Car Championship

Seven drivers, 31 points, wide-open WTCC heads to PortugalThe wide-open chase for FIA World Touring Car Championship title success heads to Portugal later this month when Vila Real hosts the final event of the European season before the WTCC heads off on its overseas tour. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

WTCC special report: How the ‘Ring Rookies fared

Find out how they fared from left to right

WTCC special report: How the ‘Ring Rookies faredSix FIA World Touring Car Championship drivers were racing on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife for the first time when WTCC Race of Germany took place last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

WTCC: What does it take to win at the ‘Ring?

Nürburgring Nordschleife

What does it take to win at the ‘Ring in the WTCC?Polestar Cyan Racing claimed an historic FIA World Touring Car Championship win triple on the Nürburgring Nordschleife last week with success in WTCC MAC3, the Opening Race and Main Race. Read the rest of this entry »

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