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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)

Zsolt Dávid Szabó completed his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut in Argentina last weekend by underlining his desire to return to the track when WTCC 2017 resumes in China in mid-October.

Yann Ehrlacher was applauded and praised by his rivals following his maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship victory.

Mehdi Bennani reckoned he over-achieved at WTCC Race of Argentina by scoring his third podium of 2017 to remain firmly in the hunt for the FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller isn’t surprised that his nephew, Yann Ehrlacher, is a winner in the FIA World Touring Car Championship – revealing that he always expected the 21-year-old would reach the top of the podium.

The chase for WTCC Trophy title success intensified when the FIA World Touring Car Championship visited Argentina last week.

Esteban Guerrieri used his home rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship to deliver one of his best weekends in the WTCC so far with a third and a fourth in the two races at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo.