Here’s a recap of some of the latest developments in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO.
FOUR TO THE FORE IN MALAYSIA: WTCR TITLE CHASERS LOOK AHEAD TO THE SEPANG SUPER-FINALE
Norbert Michelisz, Esteban Guerrieri, Yvan Muller and Thed Björk will face-off for the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO at the Sepang International Circuit from 12-15 December. This is what the title-chasing quartet have had to say as they continue on the #RoadToMalaysia. Click to view the press release.
TEAM MULSANNE’S CERRUTI PROUD OF WTCR ACHIEVEMENTS
Michela Cerruti has spoken of her pride following Kevin Ceccon’s podium double at WTCR Race of Macau, a result that has elevated Team Mulsanne to seventh place in the entrants’ title chase with just the Malaysia super-finale remaining. Ceccon brought his Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR home in third place in Race 1 and Race 2 on his second appearance on the legendary Circuito da Guia. Click for full story.
“THEY SAVED MY POTATOES” – GUERRIERI ON HOW WTCR TEAM AVERTED TITLE WOE
Esteban Guerrieri remains firmly contention to win the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO after his ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport team went into disaster-avoiding mode in Macau last month. Guerrieri was in serious danger of dropping out of the WTCR / OSCARO title mix after he languished in P13 following First Qualifying on the Circuito da Guia. Click for full story.
AFTER A WHIRLWIND WEEK, WTCR’S AZCONA AIMS TO END 2019 ON A HIGH IN MALAYSIA
Mikel Azcona completed a whirlwind week with a point on his Macau debut to remain on top in his bid to finish as the top rookie in the final WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO rankings. Azcona arrived in Macau a winner following his TCR class triumph in the Spanish Endurance Championship (CER) finale in Barcelona alongside Evgeni Leonov. And he impressed further with the ninth fastest time in Free Practice 1 and P10 in Free Practice 2, his first taste of the Circuito da Guia. Click for full story.
ROOKIES RANKED: HOW DAHLGREN, ENGSTLER SCORED IN WTCR
Robert Dahlgren and Luca Engstler completed the WTCR Race of Macau weekend with points in the bag following their respective efforts on the legendary Circuito da Guia. While Dahlgren was competing in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO for the first time, Engstler was making his second start in the series, albeit as a points-chasing driver following his wildcard appearance at WTCR Race of Slovakia in May. Click for full story.
UNCLE YVAN TIPS NEPHEW AND FELLOW WTCR RACER EHRLACHER TO SHINE ON ICE
Yvan Muller reckons his nephew Yann Ehrlacher will be a hit when he contests the upcoming Trophée Andros ice-racing series with his eponymous team. Muller, brother of Ehrlacher’s mother and ex-racer Cathy Muller, competes against Ehrlacher, who is 23 years his junior, in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO. They drive for Cyan Racing Lynk & Co and Cyan Performance Lynk & Co respectively. Click for full story.