WSC launches tender for common ECU from 2020

WSC Ltd, the promoter of the TCR concept, has announced that it will introduce a standard and common Electronic Control Unit (ECU) in TCR to improve the monitoring of engines.

The goal of the common ECU is to help the WSC Technical Department to check and monitor the performance of the engines of TCR cars and their compliance with the TCR technical regulations in each TCR Series, Championship, Cup and Class.

The successful tenderer will have to develop, produce and deliver the common TCR ECU together with it data logging system in a quantity sufficient to equip all TCR cars competing in all TCR series worldwide, from 2020 until 2023.

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There are believed to be more than 700 TCR-spec cars worldwide, with the number growing significantly year-on-year as more TCR series are added globally.

The tender was launched today (21 August 2018) with the submission date expiring on 17 September 2018 at 18:00 CEST.

The notification of the successful tenderer will be on the 30 September 2018.

The TCR ECU will be mandatory from 1 January 2020 on all cars, and will be offered as an option in the 2019 racing season.

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