Russian fans, dissatisfied with the care Lada Sport of world Touring, wrote a petition on the website change.org to the President of AVTOVAZ, Nicolas Sea and the head of the oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin with a request to reconsider its decision.
In early November, on the Russian Forum Motorsport event at Moscow Raceway was officially announced about the withdrawal of the team from the WTCC racing programme.
As explained by the head of marketing of AVTOVAZ Alexander Bredikhin, all tasks Lada Sport made, and now the accumulated in the world Touring experience, the company will apply to Russia, participating in national competitions.
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