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Mazda’s new TCR Challenger

Mazda confirmed its long-awaited entry into the competitive TCR market today with the unveiling of the 350hp Mazda3 model. In development for more than a year, the new turbocharged four-cylinder hatchback will be produced in America by Long Road Racing, the same firm responsible for the massive number of Global MX-5 Cup cars competing domestically […]

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TCR Europe- Six newcomers for the Monza finale

Just like it happened last year, the TCR Europe final event has attracted half-a-dozen newcomers.Klim Gavrilov (VRC-Team, Audi RS 3 LMS), third classified in TCR Russia with three race wins, is a familiar face, having already joined TCR Europe twice, last year at Barcelona and this year at Spa. The others are making their first […]

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Mazda unveils Mazda3 TCR challenger

Mazda confirmed its long-awaited entry into the competitive TCR market today with the unveiling of the 350hp Mazda3 model. In development for more than a year, the new turbocharged four-cylinder hatchback will be produced in America by Long Road Racing, the same firm responsible for the massive number of Global MX-5 Cup cars competing domestically […]

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INDYCAR STAR CHAVES JOINS VAN DER WATT IN UNITRONIC TCR FOR VIR

The 2015 IndyCar Rookie of the Year to make his IMSA TCR debut alongside up and coming South African Julian van der Watt. Van der Watt also making the switch from the formula car ranks will be looking to impress in his North American sportscar debut. Coming as an addition to the originally announced program […]

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Tough task for the Volkswagen drivers at the Slovakia Ring 

Next up for Volkswagen Motorsport and the Sébastien Loeb Racing team is round three of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup from 10 to 12 May. After the upturn in fortunes last time out in Hungary, the expectations for the race weekend at the Slovakia Ring (SK) are now cautiously optimistic: The 5.922-kilometre […]

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Final countdown in Barcelona – News from the start of the 2019 WTCR season

At the Grand Prix circuit near Barcelona (E), final preparations for the opening round of this season’s WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup on 06 and 07 April in Marrakech (MA) took place. Sébastien Loeb Racing, Volkswagen Motorsport and their drivers Mehdi Bennani (MA), Rob Huff (GB), Johan Kristoffersson (S) and Benjamin Leuchter (D) […]

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Hyundai Motorsport i30 N TCR customer teams ready for 2019 WTCR

Hyundai Motorsport customer BRC Racing Team has today launched a two-team campaign for the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season Two Hyundai i30 N TCR cars were revealed for a quartet of drivers, including reigning champion Gabriele Tarquini, Norbert Michelisz, Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg The ten-round WTCR series, entering its second […]

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First-ever 24H MIDDLE EAST CHAMPIONSHIP and TCR Middle East Entry List shaping up!

As most teams are already on their way to the middle east for participating in the Hankook 24H DUBAI 2019 options are still available to be part of the 24H MIDDLE EAST CHAMPIONSHIP and TCR Middle East. Shipping dates from all major ports are still available. The first-ever season of the 24H MIDDLE EAST CHAMPIONSHIP […]

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Falkenberg: Podiums for Kristoffersson and Ekblom in the Golf GTI TCR

Strong showing from the Golf GTI TCR in TCR Scandinavia: Volkswagen customer teams claimed a total of five top-five results in the two races in Falkenberg (Sweden). These included a second place for FIA World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson (S) in race one and a runner-up finish for touring car legend Fredrik Ekblom in race […]

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No room for sentiment as Tarquini beats Michelisz in Hungaroring finale

After qualifying, everything was set up for the perfect ending. All weekend, Norbert Michelisz had proven his pace as a front-runner, but was still without his first win of the 2018 World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) season. Now, this seemed like the perfect opportunity; lining up on pole position in front of his home fans, […]

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New e-TCR Series launched as touring car racing embarks on an electric future

There’s no doubt about it; the future of the motoring industry is electric – whether we like it or not. So, as manufacturers embark on revolutionary R&D programmes to make these new powertrains viable, WSC Technology (a subsidiary of the WSC Group) have made the timely announcement that they plan to launch a brand new […]

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Two Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR by Romeo Ferraris in the WTCR 2018

Two Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR by Romeo Ferraris will be at the start of the new global series for touring cars, the FIA WTCR 2018. With great enthusiasm, the Opera-based manufacture will enter With great enthusiasm, the Opera-based manufacture will enter, through its satellite teams, two cars that will contest all 10 rounds of the […]

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Andy Yan secures inaugural TCR China series title with win in Guangdong

Hong Kong driver Andy Yan has won the first TCR China series drivers’ title following victory in the first sprint race at the Guangdong International Circuit in his NewFaster Team Audi RS 3 LMS. The former CTCC champion led from start to finish in the Audi, winning the race by just under seven seconds ahead […]

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Hyundai gears up for circuit racing debut with i30 TCR

Building on growing success in WRC and R5 racing, Hyundai Motorsport has announced its latest project – the i30 TCR. Built to compete in TCR Touring Car races, the car represents Hyundai Motorsport’s first steps off the rally stages and onto the tarmac of circuit racing. The TCR series represents a lower-cost alternative to the […]

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Future of Guia Race on the line as TCR pulls out

The announced departure from the TCR Series after only two years of its presence on the Macau Grand Prix program is raising questions about the future of the “Guia Race.”Although rumored already for some time, the confirmation of the removal of  Macau from the TCR Series came during the unveiling of the 2017 TCR Asia […]

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TCR set to become Volkswagen’s main programme after WRC withdrawal

The Golf GTI TCR is set to become Volkswagen Motorsport’s main programme, as the German brand is set to pull the plug on its World Rally Championship campaign after four years, reports Autosport. Volkswagen has reportedly informed staff that it will retain its 200 employees, with a plan for them to focus on the development […]