'Notoriously fickle microclimate' may be a factor
Former Champion Rob Huff is on a Moscow mission to bounce back from austere times in Austria on his LADA Sport LUKOIL team’s home ground.
Russian racer does well on high-speed circuit
The damage was terminal, bringing a somewhat underwhelming weekend to a disappointing conclusion for Rob Huff.
Qualified 13th, Huff looks for more in the race
LADA Sport Lukoil, Campos Racing and ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsports had planned to stay in Slovakia for testing.
The Slovakia Ring, near the Slovak Republic’s capital city, Bratislava, hosts the WTCC for the third time since its inauguration in 2009.
Rob Huff: “We’re suffering with the language barrier at the moment and I’m having to learn Russian quite quickly to solve issues and improve the car,”.
Rob Huff – the 2012 FIA World Touring Car Champion – and double British Touring Car Champion, James Thompson, gave high praise to the levels of car preparation
LADA Sport LUKOIL drivers James Thompson, Rob Huff and Mikhail Kozlovskiy share their opinions on the new rules.
On its tenth anniversary season, the WTCC experiences its major turning point since it kicked off at Monza in 2005.
The weight of the BMW 320 TC and SEAT León cars will be increased by 30 and 10 kilos respectively for the WTCC final race meeting at Macau.
Michelisz takes race one win while Muller earns the WTCC championship. In race two Coronel overtakes Bennani for the victory on the Suzuka circuit.
It is the second time that Sonoma appears on the WTCC calendar, but only the first time that the LADA Granta team has starred there.
LADA Sport LUKOIL drivers James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy qualified in 12th and 18th places respectively.
Yet another pole position for Muller in his RML Chevrolet Cruze! His teammate Chilton secured 2nd for the World Touring Car Championship's inaugural race at Termas de Río Hondo circuit. Making his, López will start race 2 from pole in his homeland.
LADA Sport LUKOIL Team Principal Victor Shapovalov: The races of the Championship are held worldwide
"I lost out on my second podium finish of the weekend,” Tom Coronel said.
Chevrolet drivers took victories in the two FIA World Touring Car Championship races in Austria and both put on a show for the fans with Nykjær flawless in race 1 and in race 2 Nash resisted the pressure to score his maiden victory.
Yvan Muller won the first race of the day in Budapest but Robb Huff answered back by taking the top step of the podium in race two. Two of the WTCC drivers were injured: Gabriele Tarquini and Franz Engstler
Yvan Muller time is a new qualifying lap record for Monza and nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the previous record.
After the kick off at Monza, Italy, the World Touring Car Championship will visit eleven other countries over four continents.