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Mehdi Bennani hoping for a strong home result in Morocco

Morocco’s Mehdi Bennani hopes he can perform strongly on his début in TCR machinery when the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) takes to the streets of Marrakech this weekend.

Norbert Michelisz feeling ‘really confident’ ahead of WTCR season

Norbert Michelisz says he is feeling ‘really confident’ ahead of the start of the FIA World Touring Car Cup season, despite the Hungarian changing team and car to BRC Racing and Hyundai.

Why the 2018 World Touring Car Cup promises to be a classic

With a full entry, seven different brands, 12 different nationalities and four former World Champions, the 2018 FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) looks set to be one of the greatest seasons of touring car racing of the modern era.

Thed Björk ‘not feeling the pressure’ to defend title

Thed Björk says that he does not feel any pressure to defend his title in 2018, with the new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) not carrying official ‘championship’ status.

First WTCR race of each event to be broadcast for free on social media

The first FIA world Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race of each event will be broadcast online for free in order to attract a younger audience and new race fans, it has been announced.

Fabrizio Giovanardi ‘not worried’ about touring car comeback

Fabrizio Giovanardi insists he is not worried about making his touring car comeback in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) this weekend, where he will be racing an Alfa Romeo Giulietta for the first time.

Gordon Shedden calls for stewards to allow for ‘physical racing’

Gordon Shedden has called on the stewards in the new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) to allow the racing to ‘get physical from time-to-time’ in order to ensure the show remains exciting to viewers.

WTCR boss planning to use wildcard entries for local talents

FIA World Touring Car Cup boss François Ribeiro is planning to use the wildcard system to introduce local talent to the WTCR in 2018, insisting that the system cannot be abused by teams for strategic purposes.

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