WSC Ltd, the owner of the TCR regulations, and Eurosport Events, the promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Cup, have agreed to extend their global partnertship, announcing a ‘long-term agreement’.
Specific information on the new agreement has not been revealed, including the term, but the initial deal was for Eurosport to promote WTCR for two years, of which the series is half-way through its second season.
A statement released by both parties was issued ahead of the fifth WTCR round of the year at the Nürburgring Nordschleife:
“Eurosport Events Ltd, promoter of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, and WSC Ltd, owner of the TCR regulations, have signed a new agreement.
“Following the success of the series since its creation for the 2018 season, under the terms of the agreement, Eurosport Events will remain promoter of the flagship global TCR category.
“In addition, Eurosport Events and WSC will extend their partnership into electric racing to promote ETCR at world level, with a series promoter scope.
“Eurosport Events and WSC will make further announcements in due course on the series name, disruptive format and international footprint.
“Eurosport Events will subsequently enter into discussions with the FIA to prolong the agreement for WTCR and to consider ETCR.”