Here’s a recap of some of the latest developments in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO.
MALAYSIAN MOTOGP RACER SYAHRIN REVEALS WTCR TEST PLAN
Hafizh Syahrin plans to get to grips with his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO race car when he goes testing in November. The Malaysian MotoGP rider will switch from two to four wheels at WTCR Race of Malaysia for what will not only be his WTCR / OSCARO debut, but his first car race too. “I will try to do my best to make a good result but it’s difficult to say because we don’t test yet, [but] we will test in November,” said Syahrin. Click for full story.
WTCR TITLE CHANCE ALIVE, SAYS AZCONA
Mikel Azcona isn’t giving up on winning the title in his first season in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO. The CUPRA-powered Spaniard climbed to fifth place in the title table, 12 points behind third-placed Thed Björk, following his maiden WTCR / OSCARO victory in Vila Real, Portugal, last month. Click for full story.
BÁNKI YET TO CHOOSE CAR FOR ESPORTS WTCR OSCARO DEFENCE
Bence Bánki is still to decide what car he will use to defend his Esports WTCR OSCARO title. The Slovak driver won the online version of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO in 2018 and is returning to bid for a second crown when the Multiplayer Championship begins at a virtual Hungaroring on 18 August. Click for full story.
MÜNNICH TEAM MOTIVATED IN WTCR
ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport’s success in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO is “great motivation” for the German squad, according to its Team Manager, Dominik Greiner. Double race winner Esteban Guerrieri tops the standings ahead of part two of the 2019 season getting underway in China from 13-15 September, while team-mate and fellow Honda Civic Type R TCR-powered racer Néstor Girolami is sixth in the table with three wins. Click for full story.
TASSI: MY WTCR TEAM CAN AIM HIGHER
Attila Tassi says his KCMG team will aim higher during the remaining rounds of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO. The Hungarian’s comments came after the Honda-powered Hong Kong squad delivered a season-best performance at WTCR Race of Portugal last month. Tassi took the DHL Pole Position for Race 3, which team-mate Tiago Monteiro won. Click for full story.
PROVISIONAL WTCR RACE OF CHINA TIMETABLE PUBLISHED
The provisional timetable for WTCR Race of China, rounds 19-21 of the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO has been published. Taking place at the Ningbo International Speedpark from 13-15 September, Race 1 is scheduled for 15h40 local time on Saturday 14 September with Race 2 and Race 3 following on Sunday 15 September at 14h30 and 15h50 respectively. Click to view provisional timetable.