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Norbert Michelisz has received yet more silverware. Twenty-four hours after picking up his trophy for finishing runner-up in the FIA World Touring Car Championship at the FIA Prize Giving event in Paris, the Hungarian was honoured a little closer to home.

The top three drivers in the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship were honoured in Paris on Friday evening when the stunning Château de Versailles hosted the annual FIA Prize Giving ceremony.

FIA World Touring Car Championship promoter Eurosport Events has broken with tradition by awarding the prestigious WTCC Nürburgring Nordschleife Best Driver Trophy to not one but two drivers after Polestar Cyan Racing’s factory duo, Thed Björk and Nicky Catsburg, tamed planet earth’s toughest race track in spectacular fashion back in May.

Jean Todt has been re-elected as President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the organisation’s General Assembly in Paris today.

Thed Björk will be crowned FIA World Touring Car champion for 2017 at the FIA Prize Giving in Paris this evening. Here are some facts about Polestar Cyan Racing’s swift Swede.

The FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December).

Esteban Guerrieri’s hugely successful maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship season came close to not happening.

Polestar is celebrating its FIA World Touring Car Championship title double with the launch of two commemorative edition road cars: the Volvo S60 and Volvo V60 Polestar Performance World Champion Edition.

Ryo Michigami has thanked Honda for giving him the chance to tackle a full FIA World Touring Car Championship season.

Rob Huff relished battling for position with Yvan Muller in the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship season finale, even though the Frenchman did him no favours in his efforts to progress.

Néstor Girolami’s absence from WTCC Race of Qatar was the only downside to Volvo Polestar claiming an FIA World Touring Car Championship title double last week.

Thed Björk beat Norbert Michelisz to the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship following a dramatic title showdown in Qatar on Friday night (1 December). The Polestar Cyan Racing Volvo driver from Sweden reflects on the “greatest moment of his career”.

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