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WTCC Trophy set for a team-mate tussle

WTCC Trophy set for a team-mate tussle

15/04/2017 12:00

The WTCC Trophy is set for a team-mate tussle with Sébastien Loeb Racing drivers Mehdi Bennani and Tom Chilton joint top of the table after the Morocco season opener earlier this month.

Bennani (pictured centre), the reigning WTCC Trophy champion, bagged the points for two second place finishes in the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s category for independent racers with Chilton (right) claiming a third and first in Marrakech.

Chilton’s victory came after Bennani was demoted following a Main Race clash with Nicky Catsburg, which leaves the SLR pair equal first on 16 points, three more than Campos Racing’s Esteban Guerrieri has managed so far.

Ryo Michigami returns to the scene of his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut when he contests WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan next weekend (27-29 October). Honda Racing’s home hero discusses life in the WTCC and what it means to be racing in his homeland.

Honda’s Civic WTCC will continue to carry the maximum 80 kilograms of compensation weight at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan.

Nine years since the FIA World Touring Car Championship made its first visit to Japan, the thrilling wide-open race for the 2017 title continues on Japanese asphalt next week (27-29 October) when Twin Ring Motegi north of Tokyo hosts the action.

Twin Ring Motegi north of Tokyo is the venue for the next stop of the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s global tour from 27-29 October. Here are all the essential facts and stats for WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan.

Several drivers claimed personal bests when the all-action FIA World Touring Car Championship resumed in China last weekend.

Esteban Guerrieri dedicated his wet weather-driving masterclass at FIA WTCC Race of China on Sunday to his mother, Ester.