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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)

Rob Huff has set the standard his FIA World Touring Car Championship rivals must try to beat by going quickest in testing at the Nürburgring Nordschleife today, lapping the 25.378-kilometre track in 8m41.255s.

Cyan Racing, the team behind Volvo Polestar’s factory FIA World Touring Car Championship attack, remained at the Nürburgring Nordschleife after last year’s WTCC Race of Germany to perform a secret test.

WTCC Q&A: Esteban Guerrieri

25/05/2017 06:00 - 2017

In only his fifth appearance in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, Esteban Guerrieri faces the prospect of learning – and taming – the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. And, if all goes to plan, experiencing a career high as the Campos Racing-run Argentine explains.

In only his fifth appearance in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, Esteban Guerrieri faces the prospect of learning – and taming – the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. And, if all goes to plan, experiencing a career high as the Campos Racing-run Argentine explains.

Thousands of fans met their FIA World Touring Car Championship heroes at the Adenauer Racing Festival this afternoon.

The FIA World Touring Car Championship returns to the toughest track of them all, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, this week (25-27 May). Here are 10 facts to whet the appetite.

Chilton on a WTCC Trophy high

24/05/2017 10:00 - 2017

Tom Chilton will start FIA WTCC Race of Germany at the Nürburgring Nordschleife this week four points to the good in the battle for the WTCC Trophy and full of confidence following his double podium in Hungary earlier this month.