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Two hundred thousand fans were in attendance when the FIA World Touring Car Championship visited the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife earlier this month (14-16 May) – while television coverage of the action-packed WTCC races was broadcast in 188 countries.

Rickard Rydell is set for an FIA World Touring Car Championship comeback in Russia next week after making “significant” progress in his recovery from thyroiditis.

Tom Chilton might have found a winning formula in the FIA World Touring Car Championship – even though his Nürburgring Nordschleife points return suggests otherwise.

Jaap van Lagen has even more reason to celebrate today: 24 hours after winning the Porsche Supercup round supporting the Monaco Grand Prix, the Dutchman has been confirmed in LADA Sport Rosneft’s WTCC Race of Russia line-up.

Sébastien Loeb will start ROSNEFT WTCC Race of Russia fearing the threat posed by his Citroën team-mates.

The FIA World Touring Car Championship’s first visit to the Nürburgring Nordschleife last week proved a big hit. Here are some of the highlights in numbers of course.

Norbert Michelisz is already counting the days until the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife hosts the FIA World Touring Car Championship again.

Hugo Valente has marked himself out as a future FIA World Touring Car Championship megastar with a brace of front-row qualifying efforts in as many races. However, an incident-strewn WTCC Race of Germany left the 22-year-old French ace subjected to some unjust criticism. The Campos Racing Chevrolet driver spoke to FIAWTCC.com to discuss what had gone right – and not to plan – at the Nürburgring Nordschleife last weekend.

Hugo Valente has marked himself out as a future FIA World Touring Car Championship megastar with a brace of front-row qualifying efforts in as many races. However, an incident-strewn WTCC Race of Germany left the 22-year-old French ace subjected to some unjust criticism. The Campos Racing Chevrolet driver spoke to FIAWTCC.com to discuss what had gone right – and not to plan – at the Nürburgring Nordschleife last weekend.

Rob Huff had “reason to smile” following an action-packed visit to the Nürburgring Nordschleife last weekend.

Mehdi Bennani kick-started his FIA World Touring Car Championship season with Yokohama Drivers’ Trophy victory in the second WTCC Race of Germany, his first success in the category since the opening race in his native Morocco last month.

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