WTCR News

Huff reflects on tough WTCR return
Vernay scores maiden Hyundai win
Girolami on Nordschleife WTCR pole
Vernay on his "biggest challenge"
Cupra brings Gene out of retirement

Cupra’s Rob Huff described his return to the FIA World Touring Car Cup as “character building” after leaving the Nurburgring Nordschleife season opener without points following a tough weekend.

Jean-Karl Vernay headed new teammate Luca Engstler to win on his debut for Hyundai at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, after Honda veteran Tiago Monteiro won the reversed-grid WTCR season opener.

Nestor Girolami claimed his second successive World Touring Car Cup pole position on the Nurburgring Nordschleife after topping a dry 40-minute session at the opening round of the 2021 season.

New Hyundai WTCR signing Jean-Karl Vernay says his "biggest challenge" this year will be jumping between the marque's latest Elantra model and its all-electric PURE ETCR challenger.

The lure of top level competitive motorsport and the chance to link up again with Cupra has enticed touring car veteran Jordi Gene to make a comeback on the world stage.

WTCR announces 22-car field for 2021 season

The FIA World Touring Car Cup has announced 22 full-season entries to contest this year's championship, including six world title winners and the series' first ever female competitor.

Huff makes WTCR return with Zengo Cupra squad
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Huff makes WTCR return with Zengo Cupra squad

Rob Huff will make his return to the FIA World Touring Car Cup this year after a season away with the Zengo Motorsport Cupra squad.

WTCR promoter agrees new deal with FIA

Eurosport Events has agreed a new three-year extension with the FIA and WSC to promote the FIA World Touring Car Cup.

Hyundai to field four all-new Elantras in WTCR

Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing has confirmed four of its new Elantra N TCR machines will compete in this year’s FIA World Touring Car Cup.

WTCR title-hungry Monteiro still believes he “can do it”

Veteran touring car driver Tiago Monteiro is resolute that he can recapture his past form and challenge for the 2021 FIA World Touring Car Cup title.

Audi Sport reveals new WTCR challenger
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Audi Sport reveals new WTCR challenger

Audi has renewed its commitment to TCR racing with the launch of its new RS 3 LMS TCR car which is set to compete in the FIA World Touring Car Cup.

WTCR to use sustainable biofuel this year

The FIA World Touring Car Cup has announced its cars will be powered by sustainable biofuel this season.

Brother and sister team set sights on WTCR

Michelle and Mike Halder are aiming to graduate to this year’s FIA World Touring Car Cup to form an unusual sister and brother team.

Pandemic forces WTCR calendar reshuffle

The FIA World Touring Car Cup has announced a revised calendar with its season now beginning in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WTCR reverts to double-header race weekends in 2021

The FIA World Touring Car Cup will revert to double-header race weekends in 2021 as part of a raft of changes approved by the World Motor Sport Council yesterday.

Yann Ehrlacher crowned 2020 World Touring Car Cup champion 

Yann Ehrlacher became the youngest ever FIA touring car champion at a global level on Sunday by clinching the World Touring Car Cup in Aragon, as his uncle Yvan Muller completed a Cyan Racing team one-two at the top of the standings.

WTCR moves title decider from Adria to Aragon

The World Touring Car Cup will hold its 2020 season finale at Motorland Aragon on November 14-15 after redevelopment work at Adria Raceway could not be completed in time.

WTCR set to move season finale out of Adria

The World Touring Car Cup is set to relocate its season finale to a different venue due to delays in renovation work at the Adria Raceway, Motorsport.com has learned.

Hyundai takes covers off new Elantra N TCR car

Hyundai has officially unveiled its latest challenger for TCR-spec touring car racing, the Elantra N TCR joining its existing i30 N and Veloster N models.

Hyundai pulls out of Nurburgring WTCR round

Hyundai has decided to withdraw its customer teams from this weekend’s World Touring Car Cup event at the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

O'Keeffe eyeing full-time WTCR seat after Zolder debut

Dylan O’Keeffe is targeting a full-time seat in the World Touring Car Cup following a successful debut at the Zolder circuit in Belgium last weekend.

Monteiro: Electrification makes more sense for touring cars

Honda driver Tiago Monteiro believes electrification makes “even more sense” for touring cars than for single-seaters amid the changing landscape in motorsport and the wider automobile industry.

Filippi to make wildcard appearance with Alfa WTCR team

Former GP2 race winner Luca Filippi will make his World Touring Car Cup debut at Zolder this weekend, driving an Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR for Romeo Ferraris.

O’Keeffe joins Renault squad for WTCR season opener

Dylan O’Keeffe will drive a Renault Megane RS TCR for Vukovic Motorsport in the opening round of the World Touring Car Cup at Zolder this weekend.

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A world champion in waiting's tortuous path to recovery

Tiago Monteiro seemed destined to win the World Touring Car Championship last year, until a huge testing crash halted his charge. After early whispers of a swift racing return, he recounts his arduous (and incomplete) road to recovery.