Back

News

The 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship is set to be one of the best yet with a wide-open title battle and the return of famous tracks Macau and Monza among plenty more. Here are just some of the reasons why the WTCC will thrill in 2017.

WTCC Race of Morocco opens the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship from 7-9 April. Find out everything you need to know right here.

Thirty-six drivers have won races in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. And here they are in order of victories claimed.

Tom Chilton will bid for the coveted FIA World Touring Car Championship title with Sébastien Loeb Racing in 2017 after re-signing for the race-winning French squad for a second season.

Honda tied with Citroën on outright wins in the new-for-2016 Manufacturers Against the Clock, the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s answer to a Tour de France-style team time trial. But as Norbert Michelisz reveals, the success didn’t come easily.

FIA World Touring Car Championship drivers will race for longer but get better rewarded in 2017. With the exception of the two three-lap races at the Nürburgring Nordschleife in May, the weekend-closing Main Race will be at least two laps longer than the Opening Race.

Tiago Monteiro will be more than happy to wait 320 days to get revenge. That’s when, on 19 November, the FIA World Touring Car Championship returns to Macau for the penultimate event of the upcoming season.

FIA World Touring Car Championship race winner Tom Coronel will take on a challenge of a different kind when he embarks on the gruelling Dakar cross-country rally from 2-14 January.

Ten standout events will make up the FIA World Touring Car Championship schedule in 2017. Here’s a reminder of what’s coming up between April and December.