Tarquini Wins Race 2, Comte Claims 2017 Europe Trophy Title

After charging through the field from 11th, Gabrieli Tarquini and his Hyundai i30 N took the Race 2 win from Adria.  After the veteran Italian Aurelien Comte would finish second in his Peugeot, taking full points and claiming the 2017 TCR Europe Trophy championship over Giacomo Altoe and his Target Competition Honda. Fourth place would…

Files Takes TCR Europe Trophy Race 1 Win

After getting the jump on pole-sitter Gabriele Tarquini when the lights went out, two-time TCR Germany champion Josh Files went on to win TCR Europe Trophy Race 1 at Adria in the #99 Target Competition Honda Civic.  “I had a fantastic car. I took a great start and was able to keep Tarquini at bay. The…

Tarquini Nabs TCR Europe Trophy Pole at Adria

Gabriele Tarquini and the partially-homologated Hyundai i30 N TCR took pole for the 2017 rendition of the TCR Europe Trophy.  Tarquini and his Hyundai threw down a fastest time of 1:19.341, just .177 seconds ahead of Josh Files and his Honda Civic. Giacomo Altoe and his Honda will start third with Luca Engstler and his…

Grand PrixView – TCR Europe Trophy

The 2017 TCR Europe Trophy will be awarded this weekend at Adria International Raceway, a 1.65 mile, 17 turn circuit in Northern Italy.  Nine different series and eight different manufacturers will be represented by 16 drivers with points being scored for both drivers and teams. TCR Germany champion Josh Files and Giacomo Altoe will be…

Gordon Shedden Subs for Huff in TCR International Finale

Three-time BTCC Champion Gordon Shedden will make his TCR International debut with Leopard Racing as he subs for Rob Huff in his VW Golf GTI at the series finale in Dubai.  Through 12 seasons in British Touring Cars, Shedden has gathered 48 victories and 3 titles, making him one of the most successful drivers in…

Bam! To Field Alfa Romeo in PWC and CTSCC

Tim Munday’s Bam!, former Le Mans 24 Hour winners in the GT2 class, will be bringing the Alfa Romeo TCR to North America with efforts in both Pirelli World Challenge and IMSA’s Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge. The team will field two cars in PWC with Munday himself driving one car and will also have the…

TCR Cars Likely Slowed for Inaugural 2018 IMSA Season

TCR machinery is eligible for 2018 IMSA competition within the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series placed between the GT4 and ST classes. With needing to keep separation between classes, TCRTalk.com has learned that IMSA is likely to slow, albeit slightly, TCR machinery for it’s inaugural season.  While the exact method of slowing the cars has…