Jose Maria Lopez1983-04-26 (age 38)
Honda's Tiago Monteiro left Slovakia as the WTCC championship leader but the Portuguese feels it will be a "different story" next weekend in Hungary due to the redistribution of success ballast.
Jose Maria Lopez won the main race at Slovakiaring after a thrilling final lap, overtaking Lada's Nicky Catsburg, who looked set to secure his first win in WTCC.
In his first of a new series of columns for Motorsport.com, reigning WTCC champion Jose Maria Lopez looks back on a tough but successful opening weekend of the 2016 season at Paul Ricard.
Rob Huff says he believes he is in with a chance of winning the WTCC title after taking victory and a sixth place in the season-opening races at Paul Ricard.
Citroen's Jose Maria Lopez won the second WTCC race of the day at the Paul Ricard circuit, crossing the line just three-tenths of a second clear of the Honda of Tiago Monteiro.
Rob Huff took his first victory in the WTCC since Macau 2014 in the opening race in France, jumping into the lead at the start.
Polestar Cyan Racing’s Thed Bjork put his Volvo S60 on top of the timesheet in the final practice session of the World Touring Car Championship at Paul Ricard.
Honda’s Tiago Monteiro jumped to the top of the time sheets just after the chequered flag was raised in the Saturday morning practice session at Circuit Paul Ricard.
The World Touring Car Championship has been Citroen's personal playground for the last two seasons - but could things be about to change in the French marque's final season in the series?
The two-time World Champion team is lining up two Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs on the grid at the Paul Ricard Circuit
Defending WTCC champion Jose Maria Lopez says the dominant Citroen outfit might struggle during the beginning of the 2016 season.
Jose Maria Lopez says he is yet to decide on his future beyond this year, but has named WEC and DTM as his likeliest destinations should he leave WTCC.
An elite panel from Motorsport.com’s editorial team has pieced together a list of the Top 10 Touring Car drivers in the world right now. Here we reveal our Top 5 – and name who we think is the best in the world.
Citroen boss Yves Matton has confirmed that Sebastien Loeb Racing could represent the French marque in the WTCC with as many as five cars in 2017.
Interview with Yves Matton, Citroën Racing Team Principal
Citroen's two-time WTCC champion Jose Maria Lopez has stated that it will be "difficult" to find a way to continue driving for the French manufacturer after it exits the series.
Touring car stars Andy Priaulx and Jose Maria Lopez will complete the 20-strong field for this month's Race of Champions event in the London Olympic Stadium.
A total of nine drivers were summoned to the stewards after a pair of accident-strewn races at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand, albeit all escaped without significant penalties.
The Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ titles may be sewn up, but Citroën is keeping up the suspense: Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb are now separated by just two points and will battle it out for the runner-up spot in Qatar.
Jose Maria Lopez dominated the first WTCC race at Buriram, Thailand, to clinch his second consecutive world title after Citroën Racing team-mate Yvan Muller was knocked out by an accident in the first lap.
WTCC champion-elect Jose Maria Lopez admits he will be taking a measured approach to this weekend's Thailand round in order to ensure he is crowned champion.
Citroen Racing boss Yves Matton has lauded his team's "exceptional" drivers after the French marque sealed the WTCC manufacturers' crown at Shanghai.
Yvan Muller completed the celebrations for Citroen Racing in Shanghai, winning the second race of the day as Honda’s Gabriele Tarquini and reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez completed the podium after an intense battle.
Jose Maria Lopez led an all-Citroen top three in Race 1 at Shanghai, as Citroen secured the WTCC manufacturers’ crown for the second year in a row.
Ma Qing Hua continued to be the fastest man of the day, topping the time sheets in the second free practice session this morning in Shanghai.
Castrol Honda’s Tiago Monteiro claimed his second win of the season, and the third for Honda this year while championship contenders Yvan Muller and Jose Maria Lopez both failed to finish the race after separate incidents.
Citroen’s Jose Maria Lopez deprived Honda of a home victory after taking the lead from Norbert Michelisz into the first corner at Motegi, leading the rest of the way to take his seventh win of the season.
Zengo Motorsport’s Norbert Michelisz claimed a sensational pole position for Honda in Motegi, outperforming championship leader Jose Maria Lopez in the one-lap shootout.
Citroen’s Joss Maria Lopez won the first race of the day at the Vila Real circuit ahead of team-mate Sebastien Loeb, leading a Citroen 1-2.
Citroen Racing’s Jose Maria Lopez grabbed pole at Vila Real by over half a second ahead of team-mate Sebastien Loeb.
Citroen’s Yvan Muller was fastest in Free Practice 1 on Saturday at the Circuito Vila Real, leading team-mate Jose Maria Lopez.
Citroen’s Jose Maria Lopez says he doesn’t feel guilty “even one percent” for the incident in the second WTCC race at Paul Ricard with Honda’s Tiago Monteiro.
Citroen Racing’s Yvan Muller was fastest of all in the first WTCC practice session at the Paul Ricard circuit, leading title rival Jose Maria Lopez by two tenths of a second.
Yvan Muller, José María López and Sébastien Loeb earned a treble for Citroën Total in FIA WTCC qualifying at the Slovakia Ring today.