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…

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…

Shedden and Vernay lock out the front row for Leopard Racing

For the second consecutive event, Leopard Racing locked out the front row for Race 1. After Rob Huff and Jean-Karl Vernay qualified first and second in Zhejiang, TCR newcomer Gordon Shedden and Vernay claimed the same result today at Dubai in the TCR International Series finale. Once again it was an extremely close session, with…

WestCoast Racing Signs Leuchter for Dubai

Benjamin Leuchter will team with Gianni Morbidelli in the TCR International Series season finale at Dubai.  Leuchter has won five VLN races on the season and finished fifth in the 2016 ADAC TCR Germany championship. “I’m really happy to join WestCoast Racing for the final round of the TCR International Series,”said Leuchter. “After winning the TCR…