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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.

Eurosport Events, the promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, is delighted to announce JVCKENWOOD as the Event Presenting Partner of WTCC Race of Japan next week during a very momentous period for an important member of the WTCC family.

Just like the FIA World Touring Car Championship, eSports WTCC – its online equivalent – is heading to Japan with the title finely balanced.

Yann Ehrlacher says not winning the Opening Race at FIA WTCC Race of China last weekend will make him a better driver.

Li Shufu, the Chairman of Geely Worldwide, was an interested visitor to China’s round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship last weekend.

Norbert Michelisz has revealed racing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship without team-mate Tiago Monteiro by his side “wasn’t easy”.

Thed Björk leads the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the first time following “one of the most eventful race weekends” in China.