The WTCC stage in Qatar was the last for the cars of category Super 2000 TC1.
In 2018 the main Touring car championship will switch to the technique of TCR, will be called WTCR, will change the status of the FIA world Cup and will actually a new series. What is this concept of Touring Car Racing, and what is its success?
What is interesting and attractive international series TCR?
Technical regulation of the TCR is designed for front-wheel drive four – and five-door sedans and hatchbacks. Engine equipped with a single turbine should have a volume of not less than 1750 and not more...
Stages of new Thuringowa series WTСR will be held in two days, as the WTCC and TCR before, but with three races.
According to the publication TouringCarTimes, the first day of the weekend scheduled two workouts, a 30 minute qualification and the first race.
The second day will begin with qualification, is divided into three parts (25 minutes – the first segment, 10 minutes – second segment), including Superbowl with the five fastest racers. Then will take place the second and third race.
The points system in each race different.
First race: 27-20-17-14-12-10-8-6-4-2Second race:...
At the meeting on 6 December in Paris, the world Council of FIA Motorsport confirmed the Association of World Touring and International series TCR, which existed in parallel during the last three years. Replaced both categories in 2018 will come the world Cup WTCR, promoter which will be made by the company Eurosport Events Limited.
The series will be based on the technical regulation of the TCR, which the newly formed championship will receive a license from the organizers of TCR – WSC company Ltd and which will be “frozen” for the next two years.
What is interesting and...
Honda pilot Esteban, Guerrieri won the main race of the final stage of the WTCC in Qatar, and the champion the world by the end of 2017 was the Volvo driver thed björk.
Note that the main events in the race developed at the start. The winner of the pole position, Guerrieri confidently reacted to the lights, entered the first turn lead, and then never allowed to doubt the superiority to the finish.
The fate of the second place in the race decided the successful overtaking, which was conducted by Rob Huff on nick’s position Katsburga in the second turn. The fight for the podium...
According to our sources, on 6 December, when will be the next meeting of the world Council of FIA Motorsport, will be announced the establishment of a new championship on the basis of the WTCC and TCR, which will be called WTCR.
The current Championships of the WTCC and TCR international series will actually cease to exist, whereas the new championship will inherit the regulations of the TCR.
It is expected that the promoter combined championship will be the company Discovery, and the steering post is former General Manager of the world championship WTCC, and now TCR promoter Marcello...
Pilot Sebastien Loeb Racing’s Tom Chilton has celebrated victory in the race opening the final phase of the season-2017 WTCC in Qatar.
Tom had a good start, moving up from fifth to fourth place, but already on the second lap, the Briton left behind his team mate John Filippi.
In the beginning of the third lap Chilton had overtaken the owner of the pole position for reverse grid Kevin Gleason on the Lada Vesta, and is rapidly approaching Mehdi Bennani.
The first attempt of attack on Bennani Chilton happened on the seventh lap, but the Moroccan was able to repel the attack of the...
Honda pilot Esteban, Guerrieri won the pole position at the end of qualifying for the final stage of the season-2017 WTCC in Qatar.
In Superpole Esteban left no chances to their competitors, driving the fastest lap at 2.00,893. The closest rival in nick Katsburga lost to Argentine 0,414 second and Rob Huff behind nick only 0,004 seconds.
The overall leader thed björk finished fourth, and the fifth was his teammate Volvo Yvan Muller.
The second half of the top ten made up of Tom Chilton, Mehdi Bennani, Chris Richard, John Philip and Kevin Gleason from RC Motorsport, who plays for Lada...
After Volvo announced the return of Yvan Muller in the final stage of the season-2017 WTCC in Qatar, the Frenchman began to receive threats of violence from the Hungarian fans.
Mueller, who will replace Locale Nestor Girolami, tries to help Ted Bjork to win the title, and the main rival of the Swede in the championship is the Hungarian Norbert Michelis. At the moment Norbert is behind björck’s 6.5 points.
“Since the release of the press release, which said about my participation in the race, I became the target for many fans Norby, who wrote about me bad comments – quoted...
The most successful driver in the history of the World Touring Yvan Muller is back on track.
The record for the number of League titles (4), wins (48), pole positions (29), fastest laps (38) and laps at the head of the peloton (571) will perform at the final stage of the season-2017 Qatar team Polestar Racing Cyan.
The Frenchman, who this year is a pilot for the development of Volvo, will be replaced in the car S60 Nestor Girolami to help the team in the fight for the championship in both tests.
“I’m glad to be back in the race after the hard work during the season, – quotes...
The pilot factory team Honda of Tiago Monteiro was forced to miss the final race of the season 2017 WTCC in Qatar.
In early September, on the tests in Barcelona, the Portuguese has been in a serious accident, which injured the spine. In addition, the former pilot of F1 experience problems with vision.
According to the results of the first six stages of the campaign-2017 Monteiro was in the lead in the individual competition, however, due to skip competitions in China, Japan and Macau has finally lost the chance to win the championship title. It became known that he will not be able to...