At the WTCC in China and Japan team RC Motorsport will put a third of Lada Vesta for the pilot of Macau’s Filipe de Souza, according to TouringCarTimes.
From 2011 to 2014 de Souza made regular appearances in the Asian WTCC.
After almost three years of absence he returns in the series, which will act as a partner, Kevin Gleason and Desription of Elahera on the racetrack, Ningbo and Motegi.
“I have a hard time, because before that I never acted on any of these routes. The machine is also new for me, but I will try to do my best, ‘ said 40-year-old de Souza. – Like any...
General WTCC promoter Francois Ribeiro has welcomed the change in format of the race weekend in Macau, which will be held in the second half of November.
This year’s world Touring returns to the legendary city route Gia after a two year hiatus. Before both races were held on Sunday afternoon, when Europe was deep in the night, which was uncomfortable for the audience. In 2017, the stage will be held in a new format – the race will take place on Saturday and the main race on Sunday.
“We believe that the stage in Macau will be the main event of the season in the WTCC, – quotes...
The debutant of the world Touring Yann Erlacher, acting on the private car Lada Vesta team RC Motorsport, commented on the incident between him and Tom Chilton in the opening race in Argentina.
On the first lap after the start between the French and the British occurred the contact, allowing the racer Sebastien Loeb Racing to take the lead, but three laps before the finish, the stewards punished him with a five-second penalty. As a result, Erlacher, who saw the chequered flag in second, won the first victory in the WTCC.
“In the two previous turns I went ahead and braking it just hit...
Honda pilot Norbert Michelis scored the victory in the main race of the WTCC stage in Argentina.
Yann Erlacher claimed his debut win in the WTCC, winning the opening race in Argentina
The winner of the pole position from Nick Katsburg Volvo confidently took off and was in the lead up to the equator of the race until his car suddenly suffered a punctured left front tyre.
As a result of this failure, the Dutchman was forced to stop the fight, but the leadership race has inherited, Michelis that confidently brought matters to a victorious end.
The second finished the leader of the General...
Despite the fact that the pilot RS Motorsport Yann Erlacher, acting on the Lada Vesta, crossed the finish line of the race open Argentina’s second, it subsequently declared the winner.
Yann took a confident start of the race from the pole position and entered the first turn leader. In the fourth turn of Tom Chilton at the Citroen C-Elysee went into a hard attack on Urlacher: between riders had a contact, through which the Briton took the lead.
Three laps before the end of the race the stewards decided that the Volume maneuver was illegal and announced a raise to its final result in...
The pilot of the Cyan team Polestar Racing won his second career pole position in Argentina, despite the wide exit on the last corner in the final segment of the session. The second and third were two of the Honda racer Norbert Michelis and Tiago Monteiro.
The Dutchman was the fastest in the shootout with a time of 1:43.088, nearly equalling his best time from the second segment of qualifying – he neotenous to him just three thousandths of a second. While Nick even left the track in calycadenia bend, but was able to cross the finish line first, returning to the track.
Racer, Volvo Polestar Nick Katsburg showed the best time on the results of the second training session of the WTCC at the circuit Termas de río Hondo.
Weather conditions remained difficult: the route was covered by thick fog, and the session started late due to red flags during a workout, lots of support Turismo national Congress.
Best times during the session noted Katsburg Norbert Michelis, Tiago Monteiro, Mehdi Bennani and Esteban, Gurrieri. However, five minutes before the end the Dutch did it in 1.43,207, which was the best result of training.
Second place went to Guerrieri, followed...
Honda pilot Norbert Michelis showed the best time in the first training stage of the WTCC in Argentina.
Because of the dense fog over the circuit Termas de río Hondo the training began with a 45-minute delay.
During the session, the weather conditions had not improved, therefore, from the planned 45-minute race he lasted only 17.
The best round of the workout was left for Michelson, setting the result at around 1.44,170. The second was his partner on Honda’s Tiago Monteiro, and the three locked Nick Katsburg from Volvo.
Mehdi Bennani was fourth, and local favorite Nestor Girolami was...
The ROAL Motorsport driver Tom Coronel announced the completion of the repair of the car Chevrolet RML Cruze that was damaged in the accident during training in Portugal.
During the first part of the free races on city tracks Vila real car the Dutchman came off the wheel. Coronel went off the track in the place where there were no fences, and crashed into a fire truck. Serious consequences managed to be avoided, but because of the great damage to the car That was forced to terminate the weekend.
Tom Coronel: Overload at the time of the accident amounted to 25G
The machine was sent for...
Aurelien Panis has decided to leave the team Zengo Motorsport WTCC, reports AUTOSPORT.com.
In 2017 the son of ex-F1 pilot, Olivier Panis, who previously played in a single formula, he decided to try himself in touring cars, having a deal with the team in WTCC.
However, after five stages of the season-2017 Panis not impressed with the results: his best finish of tenth place in the opening race in Morocco and Hungary.
Thus, Aurelien took the decision to leave the WTCC. Soon he will announce about the participation in other series in which it will continue to support Honda France.
As for Zengo...