Thursday, November 7, it became known about the merger WTCC and TCR in the FIA world Cup WTCR. The head of SMP RSKG Oleg Petrikov assessed the prospects that such a Union opens for the Russian circuit racing series.
“In 2015, Touring the most powerful class of SMP RSKG – simultaneously with the debut of the TCR International Series began appearing cars category, TCR – said Petrik. – Last season, their number in the Russian circuit racing series reached 16, and next year is expected to further increase in participants.
We are grateful to Marcello Lotti for the brilliantly implemented the concept of fast, reliable and relatively affordable vehicles that fit perfectly in our League.
The emergence of the FIA as a regulatory body will have a positive impact on the sport-technical part – for the Russian series racing circuit their decision on the balance of performance will be a good guide.
We are also in constant dialogue with the heads of both series and consider the possibility to conduct a round of the FIA WTCR in Russia: we had successful experience of holding a joint race weekend with the WTCC and TCR”.
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