Pirelli World Challenge Confirms TCR Class for 2018

LONDON – World Sport Consulting Ltd. (WSC Ltd), the TCR production touring car promoter, and WC Vision LLC, producers of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC), announced today along with IMSA that they have signed an agreement for the introduction of a TCR class within the Touring Car category of the U.S.-based road racing series from 2018.  …

Volvo Rumored to be Looking at TCR for End of 2018

The 2017 World Touring Car Championship title winners from Volvo are looking at making the jump into TCR competition after it was officially confirmed that WTCC and TCR International will combine to become “WTCR” and run under TCR Technical regulations in 2018.  Few details have been released about the proposed program, but it is believed…

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…