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Munich welcomes WTCC racers

Munich welcomes WTCC racers

16/03/2017 22:00

FIA World Touring Car Championship racers Néstor Girolami and Tiago Monteiro joined WTCC promoter François Ribeiro and FIA Formula E racer Daniel Abt at the annual Eurosport Motorsport Launch in Munich tonight.

Showcasing the major championships broadcast live on Eurosport Germany, the networking event, hosted by former WTCC executive producer Sebastian Tiffert, brings together a cross section of the motorsport community.

Girolami will race for the factory Volvo team, Polestar Cyan Racing, in the WTCC with Monteiro lining up for the works Honda squad. The 2017 season gets underway with WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco from 7-9 April.

FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro is braced for a “hard weekend” when Monza hosts WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy from 28-30 April.

Kevin Gleason will make his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut at WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy at Monza this weekend, becoming the first American to compete in the modern TC1 era.

Nicky Catsburg’s focus might be on all things Monza this week as the legendary venue prepares to host FIA WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy but it was another legendary track that kept him occupied last weekend.

The line-up for the inaugural eSports WTCC multiplayer races at Monza today (23 April) has been revealed.

Dirk Müller made FIA World Touring Car Championship history on 10 April 2005 when he won the first race of the new WTCC era at Monza.

Some of the world’s best touring car drivers are set for a fast and furious adventure when the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza hosts FIA WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy from 28-30 April.