Hyundai i30 N Receives New BoP Measure

After taking the Race 1 win at Zhejiang, the new Hynundai i30 N received a BoP adjustment while under temporary homologation.  Under the new BoP measure, the Hyundai has been given 40 additional kg added to the 1285kg minimum while reduced overall power of 95%.  A maximum boost pressure 2470bar was also given. For race…

Huff Wins Thrilling Race 2 in Zhejiang

Rob Huff took his Leopard Racing VW Golf GTI to the top step of the podium after the most thrilling race of the 2017 season.  Gianni Morbideli would come home second with James Nash finishing third in his Craft-Bamboo SEAT Leon. Alain Menu and his slightly-heavier Hyundai i30 N would finish fourth with Pepe Oriola…

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.

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…