The participants of the World Touring upheld the decision of the race Directorate, abolishing the main check-in in Ningbo.
As in the opening race of from-for difficult weather conditions, the start was given behind the safety car. The peloton rode four laps, after which it was announced that the race is stopped, drivers will receive half points.
The main race of Ningbo interrupted, Nestor Girolami declared the winner
“I was deployed even behind the safety car. Trying to slow down, I just lost control, – quotes racer RC Lada Yann of Elahera edition TouringCarTimes. – It was the...
Organizers Chinese stage of the WTCC at the circuit in Ningbo took the decision to suspend the main race due to severe weather conditions.
As the opening race, the main race was started behind the safety car, which the car drove four laps. But in the end the race Directorate and decided not to launch because of the increased rain.
Esteban, Guerrieri won the rain race open in China
The pilots overcame a safety car three laps and get half points for shortened race. Accordingly, the winner of the race was declared winner of the pole positions Nestor Girolami from Volvo, who won Saturday...
Pilot Campos Racing Esteban, Guerrieri celebrated the victory at the end of the rain racing the opening stage of the WTCC in Ningbo.
The race started behind the safety car because of the incessant rain. The launch took place on the fourth lap. The holder of the reverse pole position following Urlacher on the Lada Vesta, has successfully held back the attacks of rivals and began to increase advantage.
But after three laps the safety car returned to the track. First contact happened at Ted Bjork with Mehdi Bennani, that led to the first Moroccan and damage the suspension on the car is...
Pilot Volvo Nestor Girolami won his first pole position in the WTCC at the stage in China.
Rain at the circuit in Ningbo ceased before the beginning of qualifying, but throughout the session the riders were on rain tyres.
In Superpole Nestor drove his round and 1.58,049. The closest rival of the Argentine became Norbert Michelis, he conceded 0,320 seconds.
Third place was taken by the partner on the Volvo Girolami Ted Bjork, and the fourth position was satisfied with Rob Huff.
Managed to get in the top five and Gabriele Tarquini, replacing the overall leader of the season-2017 Tiago...
The pilot factory team Honda of Tiago Monteiro was forced to miss the upcoming stage of the WTCC in China Ningbo, on the recommendation of doctors.
Tiago Monteiro: I Hope to be able to perform on stage in China
In early September, the Portuguese was involved in a serious accident on the tests in Barcelona, which received damage to the neck ligaments and intervertebral joints.
Tiago is still feeling the consequences of the accident, so it was decided to give him a rest. On the Chinese stage in Ningbo Portuguese composed of highly experienced Honda will replace Gabriele Tarquini.
The leader of the championship WTCC, Tiago Monteiro first told about the accident, which was on the tests in Barcelona a month ago.
Two weeks Portuguese rider was in the hospital, and his participation at the forthcoming stage in Ningbo remains in question. As a result of strong overload Monteiro received a so-called whiplash neck injury – damage to the ligaments and intervertebral joints.
“It happened on the last series of laps in the final day of testing, which, of course, amazing – quotes AUTOSPORT Monteiro. – Braking at the end of the main straight I had no brakes. It...
MA Qing Hua will return to the WTCC at the November stage in Macau, composed of Sebastien Loeb Racing.
SLR put for MA fourth Citroen C-Elysee. The Chinese has been made for Citroen in the WTCC in 2014 and 2015.
“Return MA plays into the hands of the WTCC in China and Asia, said series promoter françois Ribeiro. MA is a good Ambassador of the sport in this part of the world”.
The pilot added: “I’m glad I had the opportunity to return to the championship.
I’m not afraid of street circuits: for example, in 2015 I won the race in Vila real.
Macau – legendary...
The leader of the world championship WTCC Tiago Monteiro moved from the hospital of Barcelona in his native Portugal.
Last week, the rider of the factory team Honda was involved in a severe accident on the tests, which took place at the circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. It was reported that Tiago escaped injury, but nevertheless, the past week he spent under the supervision of physicians.
Tiago Monteiro was hospitalized after the accident on the tests in Barcelona
“With the permission of doctors Tiago was transferred today, 15 September, in hospital at home – said in an official...
Hungarian pilot Zsolt szabó will replace Aurelien Panis in the team Zengo in the remaining races of the WTCC season in 2017.
21-year-old Zsolt held his debut stage in the WTCC in Argentina at the Autodromo Termas de río Hondo. Despite the fact that Sabo didn’t score at the end of the Latin American stage, his performance impressed the management Zengo, and the young pilot was able to complete the campaign in the WTCC car, the Honda Civic.
Aurelien Panis left Zengo Motorsport WTCC
Note that Panis five stages of the season-2017 brought Zengo scoring only two points.
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The overall leader of the season-2017 WTCC Tiago Monteiro was hospitalized after the accident on the tests in Barcelona, according to AUTOSPORT.com.
The incident happened in the first turn of the track.
“Tiago pulled out of the car, after which he was taken to hospital, the statement says Honda. – He’s conscious, no broken bones. He is now under supervision of doctors.
The MRI showed no injury, but owing to the precautions Tiago will remain in the hospital until the end of the weekend. Doctors re-check it on Monday”.
Honda in hope him a full recovery by the start of the...