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 Lotti.
“The starting field is 30 equal to the speed of the machines.” Riders on the merger of the WTCC and TCR
At the same time on the basis of the current championship TCR will create a European championship ETCR, calendar which will consist of six rounds and 12 races. Thus is created a kind of ladder in touring disciplines.
“A very good decision to combine two of the strongest touring car championship under one roof, said the Eurosport commentator Oksana Kosachenko. – Wish all the best traditions that the World touring car developed in 2005, was continued in the new championship. The transition to the technical requirements of the TCR will bring in competition, more brands and athletes. Waiting for vivid racing!”
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