Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller has denied rumours that it might continue racing career in 2017, and to spend a full season in the Volvo, with which in early February conducted tests.
At the end of last season, the Frenchman has announced his retirement, saying he wants to spend more time with the family and the leadership of his own racing team Yvan Muller Racing in ELMS.
Russian name, German name. After Ivan Muller…
“Over the past few days I have read a lot on himself – quoted by Muller TouringCarTimes. – I want to dispel all the speculation: at the end of last year, I...
The Chinese stage of the season 2017 WTCC will take place not in Shanghai, as originally planned, and on the International circuit of Ningbo.
The track in Ningbo, located in Zhejiang province, meets the requirements of the second category, the circuits of the FIA.
The project is funded in Ningbo Geely Group – the owner of Volvo.
The leaders of the WTCC has not yet commented on this information. It is expected that changes in the calendar of the WTCC season-2017 will be made at the world Council of FIA Motorsport, and racing support for the series Championships will be the CTC and the...
Cyan team Polestar Racing Volvo confirmed that it will announce the composition of the riders for the season-2017 event in Gothenburg, Sweden on 27 February, according to TouringCarTimes.
This year a Swedish team is expanding its presence in world Touring up to three machines in the hope to challenge the representatives of the factory Honda and many traders on the technique Citroen Racing, who left the WTCC at the end of last season.
As expected, the list of candidates included Ted björk and Fredrik Ekblom, who played for Volvo in 2016. in addition, the team also claimed by Nestor Girolami,...
Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller tested the Volvo S60 TC1 in the Portuguese circuit in Portimao.
47-year-old Frenchman announced his retirement from WTCC at the end of 2016, but now mass-media marry off Ivan in the place of one of the pilots Cyan Polestar Racing for the season 2017.
Ivan Muller: I Have had offers but I refused them all
It is expected that the Swedish manufacturer has convinced the veteran to postpone the completion of a career in world touring.
At the same time, Ivan might just help to improve the car for the upcoming season. Volvo has not yet announced his squad for a...
Volvo has conducted a very interesting experiment by staging a competition between the world Touring car and a racing truck.
Behind the wheel of the Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 villages Ted Bjork, last season having won the opening race in Shanghai, and 2400-horsepower tractor called The Iron Knight (the”Iron knight”) took control the legend of the Swedish championship trucks Boye Ovebrink.
The races were held in two phases – the first took place on the track for drag racing, and the second as a time-trial on the track Mantorp Park.
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Recently John Philip through social networks informed the public that remain in the WTCC for the season 2017.
Initially it was assumed that the Frenchman will remain part of the Campos Racing, but now the publication TouringCarTimes says that the new team of John will be the Sebastien Loeb Racing, which uses Citroen C-Elysee.
21-year-old Corsican this campaign will be the fourth in a row in the WTCC.
It is known that SLR in the season of 2017 will also be Tom Chilton. There is a high probability that the team Sebastien Loeb will remain and Mehdi Bennani, but this information has not been...
Aurelien Panis suddenly announced the transition from racing open-wheel to Touring.
The son of former Formula 1 driver, winner of the Grand Prix of Monaco, 1996 Olivier Panis, last year competed in Formula V8 3.5, where he won two victories and finished fifth in the championship. But in 2017, the young Frenchman will defend the colors of Zengo Motorsport in the WTCC.
“This is a very strong international League and a big step in my career, – quotes AUTOSPORT Panis. – There are a lot of experienced and successful racers, so I was looking forward to an interesting and difficult...
Official website of the WTCC Honda has announced that the season-2017 Rob Huff who joined in the Munnich Motorsport factory team will replace Rio Michigami.
Rob Huff moved from Honda to Munnich Motorsport
Michigami, which debuted in the WTCC in 2016 in Motegi, finishing in 11th and 17th place in the opening race of and race, respectively, will become the new teammate Tiago Monteiro and Norbert Michelis.
“I, as the Japanese rider, very proud that I had the chance to represent the Japanese manufacturer in the WTCC, said 43-year-old Japanese. I understand that this year will be a huge...
Former racer Lada in the WTCC Gabriele Tarquini admitted that after the Russian manufacturer from championship hopes to find the opportunity to speak in the upcoming season.
“Honestly, I’m trying to run with all the talks about the performances this season, including Lada, — said Tarquini in an interview with TouringCarTimes. — I have developed a great relationship with everyone in the team, including Victor [Shapovalov, the owner of the team].
In the end, I got the final victory for Lada, and the team was happy with my work, both from a technical and racing sides. I would...
In season 2017 WTCC Rob Huff will change from the factory Honda Civic wheel for the Citroen C-Elysee, where he will be in the private team Munnich Motorsport.
37-year-old Briton left Honda after one year of joint cooperation. Campaign in 2016 Huff finished in sixth place in the standings.
Recall that in 2013, Huff has already defended the colors of the Munnich Motorsport: he was on a SEAT Leon.
“I’m happy to be reunited with their friends from Munnich Motorsport – said Huff. – As part of this team I had a successful 2013 season, and now we are in a much better position: we...