Four private cars Citroën C-Elysée WTCC, which this year will be presented in the world turinge private traders, will start the season with less ballast weight than originally planned, according to TouringCarTimes.
At the start of the championship last year champion vehicle of the French brand were fitted with ballast in the amount of 80 kg, and in the course of the season, the weight remained unchanged, given the continued dominance of the factory team.
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But now, after leaving Citroen Racing, it was decided to meet the traders, who in 2017 will be performing with the machine of the French manufacturer.
“I think it would be unfair to Rob Haffa, Mehdi Bennani, Tom Chilton and John Filippi, if they started the season with the weight ballast in the amount of 80 kg Because the manufacturer and the racers received the maximum ballast is no longer on the grid,” said WTCC promoter Francois Ribeiro.
Thus, all four cars will be equipped with ballast 50 kg. Honda Cars, Chevrolet, Lada and Volvo will race in Marrakech and Monza without handicap, with standard weight of 1100 kg.
Citroën C-Elysée WTCC – 1,150 kg and +50 kg
Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 – 1100 kg +0 kg
Honda Civic WTCC – 1100 kg +0 kg
Lada Vesta WTCC – 1100 kg +0 kg
Volvo S60 TC1 – 1100 kg +0 kg
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