Category: WTCC

Organizers release provisional 2018 WTCR Season Calendar

  Fresh from its title change from the WTCC to WTCR, the organizers have confirmed the new season’s calendar, which will make up 10 races in several countries. The new World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) is set to visit 10 race tracks across four continents in 2018.

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Volvo Polestar and Thed Bjork receive their first-ever WTCC title trophies

  Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing received their WTCC Champion trophies at the legendary FIA prize giving ceremony at Château de Versailles in France yesterday, exactly one week after securing the double WTCC (World Touring Car Championship) title at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

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WTCC becomes WTCR in 2018

  World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the World Motor Sport Council in Paris on 6 December.

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Volvo Polestar celebrates first WTCC Title with S/V60 Special Editions

  Polestar celebrates winning the WTCC ( World Touring Car Championship) with Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar Performance WTCC Champion Editions

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WTCC hits season finale at Qatar’s Losail Circuit

  The most wide-open World Touring Car Championship season in a decade will go down to the wire in the Middle East next week. 30 November – 1 December, when three coveted titles are decided at Qatar’s Losail Circuit.

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Macau’s Guia Circuit awaits WTCC competitors at season’s penultimate race

  One of the most challenging race tracks on the planet awaits drivers from the World Touring Car Championship when the wide-open title battle resumes on the streets of Macau, from 16-19 November. Back on the WTCC roster for the first time since 2014, the 6.120-kilometer Circuito da Guia challenges and thrills in equal measure. Blending twisty turns and narrow blasts with long, wide-open straights and sweeping corners, the demanding layout also contains a plethora of gradient and surface changes.

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Honda WTCC hold Drivers and Manufacturers lead after 12 rounds

  Honda WTCC Racing Team is no stranger in the World Touring Cars Championship; the team has 40 people speaking nine languages and running three racers. As the WTCC is currently on a summer break, we take a look at the team on the verge of its first title.

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Bennani and Michelisz share victories at WTCC Race of Portugal

  Mehdi Bennani and Norbert Michelisz both triumphed at Race of Portugal last weekend, the WTCC’s Round 9 and 10. Bennani took the win in the opener, while Michelisz captured victory from pole position in the main race.

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WTCC crews tackle Vila Real for Rounds 9 & 10

  The WTCC moves to the Vila Real street circuit for the Race of Portugal, Rounds 9 & 10, this weekend.

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Paddon leads WRC Rally Sardinia after day one

  The weekend’s WRC Rally Sardinia, the seventh round of the World Rally championship, is at full swing with Hyundai WRT’s Hayden Paddon leading day one’s classifications, ahead of team mate Thierry Neuville. Paddon has endured a never-ending stream of problems this year, but led by 8.2sec after a gruelling first full day in scorching temperatures and on rocky roads at the Rally Italia.

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