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“They didn’t really know who I was” – Santiago Urrutia grateful for late Cyan call-up

After a tricky start to the year, Santiago Urrutia has blossomed into one of the most exciting drivers on the FIA WTCR grid. However, this latest chapter of his career very nearly didn't materialise at all.

Jean-Karl Vernay: Proud of Romeo Ferraris, but irked by rival team orders

Despite his 'privateer underdog' billing, Jean-Karl Vernay never let the odds stack against him this year, and has been rewarded with a place in the top three of the overall drivers' standings.

‘Proud’ Yann Ehrlacher revels in ‘absolutely amazing’ championship victory

In the second race of the day at Motorland Aragón, Yann Ehrlacher became the youngest ever World Touring Car champion; the first driver to achieve such a feat while still in his twenties. 

Thed Björk lost second in race three due to ‘turning the car off’

Thed Björk has admitted that the reason he lost second in the final FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race in Marrakech was because he ‘turned the car off’.

Jean-Karl Vernay was not expecting to win on WTCR début

Jean-Karl Vernay admits that he was not expecting to win on his début in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) with Audi, having taken victory in the reverse-grid second race of the weekend.

Gabriele Tarquini continues dominance of WTCR weekend with second win

Gabriele Tarquini continued his dominance of the opening weekend of the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) in Morocco by winning the final race of the weekend to leave Marrakech as the championship leader.

Jean-Karl Vernay wins eventful reverse-grid WTCR race in Morocco

Jean-Karl Vernay won an eventful reverse grid for the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) in Marrakech, beating local hero Mehdi Bennani and pole-sitter Pepe Oriola to the win.

Gabriele Tarquini claims pole position in Sunday WTCR qualifying

Gabriele Tarquini followed up his win in Saturday’s first FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race with pole position in Sunday’s qualifying session, beating fellow Hyundai racer Yvan Muller to pole by less than a tenth of a second.

Rob Huff pleased with ‘unexpected’ first WTCR podium

Rob Huff was pleased to score a podium in Saturday’s first FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) races in Morocco, saying that he ‘didn’t expect’ to be in the top three so early on in the championship.

James Thompson believes pace puts him in a ‘good position for Sunday’

James Thompson believes that the pace he showed during the opening FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race in Morocco puts him in a good position for Sunday’s two races, despite only finishing in 14th.

Mehdi Bennani hit with post-race penalty, loses fifth place

Mehdi Bennani lost his fifth place in the opening FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race in Morocco after being given a 10-second penalty for contact with Esteban Guerrieri, dropping him to ninth.

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