The TCR Strategy Play

For at least the next two seasons, WSC has handed the International Touring Car game to EEL by licensing the rights of the TCR formula to replace the World Touring Car Championship.  Because of this, the TCR International Series will step away as the newly formed WTRC begins. While many are questioning the move, this…

Official FIA Decision on WTCC/TCR Merger

FIA Touring Car  The World Council confirmed that the FIA World Touring Car Championship and its associated brand will cease on 8 December. A new FIA World Cup will be introduced for 2018/2019 called WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup, which will be promoted by Eurosport Events Limited. The Cup will run to FIA TCR…

TCR Korea Ready for 2018

WSC, TCR promoter, and J’s Consulting, promoter for TCR Korea, have announced the inaugural TCR Korea season will take place in 2018. Three race weekends are planned for July, September and October dates, but no circuits have been confirmed at this time. More information on the new-for-2018 TCR series will be announced in the near…

A Mazda TCR in 2018?

TCR Talk has learned that Mazda has approved a TCR program to begin as soon as the middle of the 2018 season with the company looking to make their much-anticipated debut into the popular touring car category.  We believe the program will be North American based to start, focusing on IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge…

WTCR Set for 2018 Debut

FIA’s World Touring Car Championship and WSC’s TCR International Series are set, though still unofficially, to merge for the 2018 season with the TC1 regulations moving aside for TCR under a two-year licensing deal. The merger means that the TCR International Series will essentially take over WTCC with the re-named WTCR series set to go…

TCR Italy to visit France in 2018

TCR Italy will make a swing through France during their 2018 season with a stop at the famed Paul Ricard circuit, as a support race to the Formula 1 feature.  The series will hold seven events with their season starting at the end of April. 2018 TCR Italy Calendar April 29th – Imola May 13th…