WTCR boss believes there is still space for ‘technology showcase’ touring...
WTCR boss François Ribeiro still believes that there is room for a top-level manufacturer touring car championship, despite the end of the WTCC and the creation of the WTCR Cup last week.
WTCR to feature two qualifying sessions and three races in 2018
The new FIA WTCR World Touring Car Cup will feature a new three-race format in 2018, together with qualifying on both the Saturday and Sunday of each race weekend.
WTCC and TCR International replaced by WTCR Touring Car Cup
The FIA has today agreed the creation of the FIA World Touring Car Cup, or WTCR, which will effectively replace the World Touring Car Championship and the TCR International Series for the next two years.
Rob Huff: ‘Things are looking good for world championship racing in 2018’
Rob Huff says that ‘things are looking good’ for him to remain in the touring car world championship in 2018, even though the exact format of the championship has yet to be revealed.
‘Fastest car’ fails to deliver Norbert Michelisz title in ‘best season’
Despite claiming he had the fastest car all weekend, Norbert Michelisz was unable to take the fight to Thed Björk for the World Touring Car Championship, having to settle for the runners-up spot in the standings.
Thed Björk praises team effort after maiden title
Volvo’s Thed Björk was full of praise for his team after claiming a maiden World Touring Car Championship title in Qatar, saying that his job was made much easier in Friday’s races due to support from his team-mates.
Esteban Guerrieri wins as Thed Björk seals title
Honda’s Esteban Guerrieri won the main World Touring Car Championship race in Qatar as Volvo’s Thed Björk claimed his maiden WTCC title by finishing in fourth.
Tom Chilton wins Opening Race as Thed Björk edges closer to title
Tom Chilton beat Sébastien Loeb Racing team-mate Mehdi Bennani to victory in the opening World Touring Car Championship race in Qatar, as Volvo’s Thed Björk extended his championship lead.
Norbert Michelisz ‘not giving up’ after qualifying disaster
Norbert Michelisz insists that he is not giving up on his dream of clinching the World Touring Car Championship title, despite a brake issue scuppering his chance of a strong qualifying results in Qatar.