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The WTCC’s long and the short of it

The WTCC’s long and the short of it

11/01/2017 06:00

At 25.378 kilometres the Nürburgring Nordschleife is the longest when it comes to FIA World Touring Car Championship track laps. But what’s the shortest? Find out below.

Circuit Moulay El Hassan, Marrakech: 2.971ks (pictured)
Hungaroring: 4.381ks
Shanghai International Circuit: 4.602ks
Circuito Internacional de Vila Real: 4.785ks
Twin Ring Motegi: 4.801ks
Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo: 4.806ks
Losail International Circuit: 5.380ks
Autodromo Nazionale Monza: 5.793ks
Circuito da Guia, Macau: 6.120ks
Nürburgring Nordschleife: 25.378ks

Ever-present on the FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar since 2011, the Hungaroring near Budapest hosts WTCC Race of Hungary from 12-14 May. And that will mean Norbert Michelisz fans in their thousands.

Forty-one drivers have clocked fastest laps in the FIA World Touring Car Championship since 2005. Multi-record-breaking legend Yvan Muller heads the list on 38 with new ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport signing Rob Huff third behind José María López on 27. The full list of WTCC fastest lap setters.

Forty-one drivers have clocked fastest laps in the FIA World Touring Car Championship since 2005. Multi-record-breaking legend Yvan Muller heads the list on 38 with new ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport signing Rob Huff third behind José María López on 27. The full list of WTCC fastest lap setters.

Rob Huff will do all he can to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship for a second time after re-signing with ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport for 2017.

The Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team has thanked Rob Huff for his contribution to the squad’s success and progression in 2016 following confirmation that he will be returning to ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport for the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Rob Huff’s FIA World Touring Car Championship rivals better beware: the former champion will face off for a second coveted crown in a Citroën C-Elysée WTCC.

This is the moment when Mehdi Bennani punched the air in triumph after claiming FIA World Touring Car Championship race win number two in the rain of Hungary back in April 2016.