Huff Snags Pole at Zhejiang

With a time of 1:33.173, Rob Huff put his #3 VW Golf GTI on pole, just ahead of his Leopard Racing teammate, Jean-Karl Vernay.  “It’s the first time I really have a lot of time to play with the car, and unfortunately, the opportunity comes at my last TCR event of the season. I am happy…

VW Fastest Through Testing at Zhejiang

Rob Huff, Jean-Karl Vernay and Gianni Morbidelli topped the time sheets after two hours of testing in their VW Golf GTI machines with Huff posting a best time of 1:34.191. Sitting fourth and fifth were both Hyundai i30N from Alain Menu and Gabriele Tarquini with times of 1:34.428 and 1:34.444 respectively. Championship leader Attila Tassi…

Opel Gets Minimum Weight Increase

The TCR Technical department has announced that all Opel Astra vehicles will have 20kg added, bringing the weight up to 1315kg including the driver.  This rule change is effective as of the International Series event in China this weekend and also applies to the TCR Asia and TCR China competitors running as well.

Pirelli World Challenge Confirms Full-Spec TCR Class for 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2017 release) –  WC Vision, producer of the Pirelli World Challenge, has announced the addition of a new Touring Car class in 2018 with many auto manufacturers’ models eligible to compete in the 12-round road racing series.  In 2018, the new Touring Car class will be open to eligible models within the cars’…

Grand PrixView – Zhejiang International

The TCR International Series visits China’s Zhejiang Circuit, a 1.98 mile, 16 turn track, for the first time this weekend for the penultimate event of the 2017 season.  21 drivers will line up to take the green flag with Attila Tassi leading by a mere 2 points over J-K Vernay 179-177.  Two-time and defending champion…

ZZZ Enters Two Audi RS3 LMS Cars for Zhejiang

Local racers ZZZ Team will be on the TCR International grid at Zhejiang with two Audi RS3 LMS cars for Tengyi Jiang and Zhendong Zhang, who also race in the China Touring Car Championship. Jiang previously has TCR International experience when he drove a Craft-Bamboo SEAT in the 2015 rounds at Shanghai, where he finished…