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WTCC Race of Germany: the key timings

WTCC Race of Germany: the key timings

18/05/2017 06:00

The battle for the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship heads to Germany next week when the iconic Nürburging Nordschleife hosts the action.

And here are all the key on-track timings as Germany prepares to welcome the WTCC for the tenth time.

Thursday 25 May:
11h30-12h30: Testing
18h50-19h50: Free Practice 1

Friday 26 May:
08h15-09h15: Free Practice 2
12h45-13h25: Qualifying
13h45-14h05: WTCC MAC3

Saturday 27 May:
11h20-11h50: Opening Race (3 laps)
12h45-13h15: Main Race (3 laps)

WTCC racer Rob Huff received a hero’s welcome on his return to the British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone last weekend where he was standing in for friend and WTCC rival Tom Chilton.

FIA World Touring Car Championship racer Néstor Girolami helped Prince Carl Philip to the Swedish GT Championship runner-up spot at the weekend – and said afterwards how his appearance at Mantorp Park had helped his preparations for the upcoming WTCC Race of China.

Norbert Nagy will join three rivals in a final-round face-off for the FIA European Touring Car Cup crown following a dramatic pair of races at Zolder in Belgium.

Norbert Nagy, driving for FIA World Touring Car Championship team Zengő Motorsport, has qualified in pole position for ETCC Race of Zolder.

Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team has issued the following statement on its driver and FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro.

Néstor Girolami will get his chance to race with royalty when he contests the Swedish GT finale at Mantorp Park this weekend in a Polestar Cyan Racing Volvo S60.