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WTCR 2018: drivers announced so far

WTCR 2018: drivers announced so far

04/02/2018 22:00

With all 26 season-long entry spaces for the FIA World Touring Car Cup taken, here’s a reminder of the drivers announced so far.

BRC Racing Team (Hyundai i30 N TCR)
Norbert Michelisz (Hungary)
Gabriele Tarquini (Italy, pictured)

Comtoyou Racing (Audi RS3 LMS)
Denis Dupont (Belgium)
Aurélien Panis (France)

Sébastien Loeb Racing (Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR)
Mehdi Bennani (Morocco)
Rob Huff (Great Britain)

In addition, DG Sport has revealed plans to run the Peugeot 308TCR, while fellow Belgian team Boutsen Ginion Racing is planning to field a brace of Honda Civic Type R TCRs.

The inaugural WTCR season is set to feature 30 races over 10 weekends in four continents starting in the city of Marrakech with FIA WTCR Race of Morocco from 7-8 April.

Tickets are on sale for the opening weekend of the 2018 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season in Marrakech.

Norbert Michelisz reckons the challenge he faces driving a new car for a new team in a new series represents a “great motivation”.

With less than 50 days to go until the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup gets underway in Morocco from 7-8 April, here’s a reminder of the drivers announced so far.

Six Audi RS3 LMS cars will line-up for the inaugural WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup following the announcement of four new drivers including two notable champions.

Esteban Guerrieri says joining ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport for the inaugural WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup has left him “optimistic” that he can fight for title gold.

Touring car legend Yvan Muller has ruled out bidding for a fifth world title in 2018 despite announcing his return to full-time driving.