Tag Archive: WTCC

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 »

Jan 13

Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda

The new car’s 2016 livery will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1st
Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda Tiago Monteiro is thrilled to confirm that he will be racing for the Honda Racing – Team JAS in the upcoming 2016 season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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Jan 13

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort

Third factory car aligned for the first time by Honda in the WTCC

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort Honda’s decision to increase its commitment to the FIA World Touring Car Championship with the addition of a third factory car to its 2016 line-up is a significant milestone in the WTCC’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

WTCC winners honoured at Motorsport Awards by Eurosport Events

The various FIA World Touring Car Championship award winners gathered at a prize-giving ceremony with a difference in Paris

FIA President Jean Todt, FIM President Vito Ippolito, Head of Eurosport Events Francois Ribeiro As well as celebrating the achievements of a number of WTCC drivers and teams, the inaugural Motorsport Awards by Eurosport Events recognised the success recorded by competitors from the FIA European Touring Car Cup, the FIA European Rally Championship and the FIM Endurance World Championship for motorbikes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Upgrade package for 2016 WTCC

New race format for upcoming world championship season

WTCC Race of Thailand report The FIA World Touring Car Championship will undergo an exciting revamp for 2016 with a new race format, a tweaked schedule of events, a revised compensation weight calculation and an increased prize fund for independent racers all part of a package of measures designed to upgrade the WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Valente completes strong end to WTCC season on podium

Tiago Monteiro completes his strongest FIA WTCC season with two top 10 finishes

AUTO - WTCC LOSAIL 2015France´s driver was determined to end season on a high and achieved his goal by finishing 3rd in race one. Filippi was leading in race two but he was hit by Muller. Positive debut for Al-Attiyah in the WTCC. Tiago Monteiro completed the 2015 season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, with an 8th and 9th place in the final two races held on the Losail circuit in Qatar.

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Nov 25

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar

For the first time in its history, the WTCC will visit Qatar
WTCC Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar On 26 and 27 November, Tiago Monteiro will participate in the final round of the 2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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Nov 25

WTCC: Journey into the unknown for Campos Racing in Qatar

Losail will host a World Touring Car Championship event for the very first time

Filippi_pre_LosailIn addition to the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 cars driven by Hugo Valente and John Filippi, Campos Racing will enter a third one for local start Nasser Al-Attiyah. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

WTCC Race of Thailand report

2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship rounds 21 and 22 of 24

WTCC Race of Thailand report José María López capped a hugely impressive second season in the FIA World Touring Car Championship by making it back-to-back titles in style with victory in the opening WTCC Race of Thailand* for Citroën at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram today.

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Nov 01

WTCC Race of Thailand post-qualifying press conference

Drivers’ Briefing Room, Chang International Circuit, 11h00, Sunday 1 November 2015

WTCC Race of Thailand post-qualifying press conference “I want to start with congratulating all the Citroën team for doing a fantastic job again and getting five cars in Q3,” said López. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

WTCC Race of Thailand qualifying report

2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship rounds 21 and 22 of 24

WTCC Race of Thailand José María López José María López will start the inaugural WTCC Race of Thailand from pole position following a blitzing run in Qualifying Q3 at the Chang International Circuit this morning to further boost his chances of becoming world champion for a second time in succession later today*. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

WTCC Race of Thailand

Pre-event press conference

WTCC Race of Thailand pre-event press conference Nicolas Lapierre, Sébastien Loeb, Tiago Monteiro and Tin Sritrai Q&A.

 

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Oct 23

WTCC Race of Thailand preview

2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship rounds 21 and 22 of 24

WTCC Race of Thailand preview José María López will celebrate back-to-back FIA World Touring Car Championship titles* in twilight when Thailand stages the all-action WTCC for the first time from 31 October-1 November.

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Oct 22

Nasser Al-Attiyah to contest WTCC Race of Qatar

Middle East sporting legend signs up for season-closing WTCC night race

Nasser Al-Attiyah portrait photo 01 (photo MINI Motorsport Communications).jpgTitle-winning rally driver and Olympic medallist Nasser Al-Attiyah will be on the starting grid when the FIA World Touring Car Championship visits his native Qatar for the first time next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Polestar to fly the Volvo flag in the WTCC

Five car manufacturers now represented in the WTCC

WTCC - Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 image 02 Premium car brand Volvo makes long-term World Touring Car Championship commitment through its Polestar performance brand and motorsport partner Cyan Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Tour de France-style team time trials for WTCC

WTCC to propose innovative format to enhance profile of Manufacturers’ Championship

2014-05-03 095 Tour de France-style team time trials will be contested at every round of next year’s FIA World Touring Car Championship in a first for global motorsport, WTCC promoter Eurosport Events is thrilled to announce. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

World RX prepares for iconic Loheac event in France

No fewer than four former French Rallycross Champions will race on home soil
World RX prepares for iconic Loheac event in France The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will move to Brittany this weekend for one of the most eagerly-anticipated events on the 13-round calendar: the Bretagne World RX of France. Last year’s race attracted a record crowd of 74,000 people and 2015 is shaping up to be just as successful with 20 home drivers including an exciting entry from multiple FIA World Touring Car Champion (WTCC), Yvan Muller. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Multiple World Touring Car Champion Yvan Muller to race in World RX

Muller is also a former British Touring Car Champion and ten-time Andros Trophy winner

Multiple World Touring Car Champion Yvan Muller to race in World RXFour-time World Touring Car Champion (WTCC) Yvan Muller is the latest star to show interest in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after the Frenchman has confirmed he will race at this year’s World RX of France (Loheac, 4-6 September) in an Albatec Racing prepared Peugeot 208 Supercar.

Jul 11

Racing legend Yvan Muller joins Albatec in World RX Of France

Legendary race ace Yvan Muller will contest World Rallycross of France at Lohéac with Albatec Racing in September

Racing Legend Yvan Muller Joins Albatec In World RX Of France The four-time FIA World Touring Car Champion (WTCC), former British Touring Car Champion, and ten-time Andros Trophy winner will make his rallycross debut aboard one of the team’s 600bhp Peugeot 208 RX Supercars alongside Euro RX championship leader, and fellow Frenchman Jérôme Grosset-Janin. Read the rest of this entry »

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