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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

Tiago Monteiro says there can be no slip-ups in the battle to win the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship.

WTCC 2017: the key statistics

20/08/2017 12:00 - 2017

The 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship is building up for an epic title showdown with four events remaining and eight drivers in contention for the coveted crown. Here’s a reminder of the key statistics.

Back in 2014 mainland China hosted not one but two rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship after Goldenport Park in Beijing was added to the schedule in place of the planned round at Sonoma in the USA.

WTCC 2017: coming up soon

18/08/2017 12:00 - 2017

The wide-open 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship concludes in Qatar on 1 December. Here’s what’s coming up over the next few months.

Yann Ehrlacher scored a breakthrough maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship victory at WTCC Race of Argentina in mid-July, converting a career-first standing start pole position into victory number one for him and the privateer RC Motorsport team.

Mehdi Bennani and Norbert Michelisz triumphed at WTCC Race of Portugal on 25 June as world championship motor racing history was made with the introduction of the ‘joker’ lap.