Mehdi Bennani

Mehdi Bennani

1983-08-25 (age 37)

Let battle commence as WTCC season 2015 is go, go, go!

Planet Earth’s finest touring car racing heroes will resume their battle for on-track glory in Argentina.

Bennani gears up for Loeb Racing debut

Mehdi Bennani says he is fired up for his debut with Sebastian Loeb's racing team ahead of the first round of the World Touring Car Championship.

Loeb quickest in first WTCC test of 2015

Sebastien Loeb finished the first day of World Touring Car Championship testing at Barcelona on top of the times.

Star-studded line-up for 2015

The entry list includes five WTCC champions and two former Formula One racers.

Bennani continues WTCC adventure with Sébastien Loeb Racing

The Moroccan ace, has been part of the WTCC since 2009 and this time he’ll pilot a Citroën C-Elysée WTCC for series newcomer Sébastien Loeb Racing.

Mehdi Bennani and Morocco will join the Sébastien Loeb Racing for the 2015 WTCC !

First African driver to have won in the FIA WTCC, it is with much ambition that he will try to keep on progressing.

Rob Huff plays his cards right to achieve record seventh win in Macau

Rob Huff give a jubilant LADA Sport team its second-ever WTCC race win.

Norbert Michelisz bets on Honda podium in Macau street lottery

At the wheel of the Castrol-Civic WTCC Gabriele Tarquini will start on row 3 having finished the qualifying in 6th position.

Tarquini, Monteiro make 1-2 for Honda

Honda sits on top of the time charts at Macau.

LADA Sport makes best of Suzuka weekend and places all bets on Macau grand finale

Rob Huff received the chequered flag in 11th position, James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy, ran quiet races to finish 12th and 13th.

Honda wins in Suzuka – Tarquini takes impressive victory

Gabriele Tarquini took the second race win of the season for Honda, while Norbert Michelisz brought his Civic home in third position.

Difficult qualifying for Honda at Suzuka

Gabriele Tarquini will start from pole position for Race 2

Pole for López as Citroën secure 1-2-3!

The Argentine’s performance takes him one step closer to the world title.

A day to remember for Citroën and Honda driver Bennani

Citroën, on its first season in WTCC and touring car racing, mathematically conquered the Manufacturers’ title.

Honda Racing: One-day event, one big shoot-out in Beijing!

Tiago Monteiro is currently in 4th position in the FIA WTCC Drivers' Championship.

‘Pechito’ Lopez claims pole for home race

Lopez goes in search of his sixth win this year tomorrow in Argentina.

Honda Civics battle for Championship points in Spa WTCC Races

Tiago Monteiro fought for every one of the 18 laps in the two races at the Spa-circuit.

Citroën drivers tame the Raidillon

The Citroën Total team claimed the top three spots in qualifying at the FIA WTCC meeting at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

Experienced Honda squad heads To Spa!

There is one final European challenge for the WTCC drivers to contend with: Spa-Francorchamps.

Honda Civics take podium place in both races at Moscow

The four Civics running in this season's WTCC proved highly competitive this weekend.

Strong showing by Tom Coronel in Moscow

Tom Coronel makes up many positions in WTCC races at Moscow Raceway.

Ma Qing Hua writes motorsports history in Race Two

Ma Qing Hua has shocked the WTCC world and done Citroen proud.

Honda Civic takes front row grid position for Race 1 in Russia

The two Honda Civics battled through the three qualifying sessions, setting the times for others to challenge.

López stamps his authority in Moscow

José-María López, who has led the FIA WTCC standings all season, picked up his second pole position of the year at the Moscow Raceway.

Muller and Lopez kings of the Salzburgring

Yvan Muller wins race 1, but withdraws from race 2, won by José-María López.

Honda Civics in split second challenge Tarquini takes Pole for Race 2

Four Honda Civics finished the session within this close group with Gabriele Tarquini in 10th place for Race 1 .

Rain storm forces cancellation of Race 2 at Slovakia Ring

Whilst safety considerations must be paramount the drivers had mixed opinions.

Honda Civic fourth fastest in dramatic qualifying for Slovakia Ring event

The popular young Hungarian Norbert Michelisz was second fastest in Q2 before going into the single car shoot-out Q3 where he set 4th fastest time.

Honda within one second from Citroen in testing at the Slovakiaring

In the course of the 30-minute session, the Honda cars improved progressively to take second and third-fastest.

A strong comeback for Tom Coronel in WTCC races Hungary

Tom Coronel finishes eighth and fourth in WTCC rounds at Hungaroring.

Muller and López pull their weight!

The Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs pulled off another one-two today, with José-María López finishing second to Yvan Muller in the first race at the Hungaroring.

Morbidelli wins Race 2 as Citroën fails to get on the podium

Gianni Morbidelli took a thrilling race 2 victory in an event that saw all three Citroën drivers finish 5th or worse, mostly due to a lot of good blocking by Tom Coronel.

Honda Civics set top 5 times for Hungaroring WTCC thriller

A single lap in Q3 to determined the top five grid positions for race 1 which will see Tiago Monteiro start on the second row of the grid in 4th position with Gabriele Tarquini in 5th.

Honda cars set testing pace at the Hungaroring

Today’s test session at the Hungaroring was very promising for the Honda cars.

Honda takes first podium as Tarquini races to third in Race 1

Honda Racing's Gabriele Tarquini crashed the Citroen party in race one and snagged the final spot on the podium.

Sébastien Loeb leads Citroën 1-2-3 in qualifying

Sébastien Loeb and Citroën Racing backed up their dominating performance in Marrakech last week by taking the first three spots on the grid for race one this weekend.

Tom Coronel will definitely not race at Paul Ricard - crash video

New career for Tom Coronel as WTCC commentator for Eurosport.

The United Family of the Honda Civic

Round 2, which takes place on the French track of Paul Ricard, is only a few days away.

A disappointing start for Tom Coronel's jubilee season in WTCC

Tom Coronel's time out front in race two was short-lived as he quickly found himself slamming the wall and careening towards another.

Loeb takes maiden WTCC win in race two of season

Carnage ensued at the start of race two with then race leader Tom Coronel crashing heavily and collecting Citroën driver Yvan Muller. Sebastien Loeb avoided the chaos however and went on to secure his first WTCC victory.

Honda Civics earn front row grid position after tough WTCC opener

The 2014 Honda Civic WTCC is a more complex technical machine than the previous model.

López wins first pole for Citroën

The opening round of qualifying for the 2014 WTCC season is complete and it was a Citroën driver taking pole position, but not the one everyone expected.

Practice 2 - Muller ousts López

Citroën cars continued to set the pace at Marrakech’s street circuit in practice two, but it was Loeb's teammate Yvan Muller fastest this time around.

Practice 1 - Loeb is fastest in Marrakech

Nine-time World Rally Car champion Sébastien Loeb is back in familiar territory - on top of the time charts. But this time, it's while driving a World Touring Car.

Honda unleash 'Muscular' new Civic to take on FIA WTCC 2014

The FIA World Touring Car Championship 2014 starts on April 13th on the street circuit of Marrakech.

Coronel wins the 2013 BMW Sports Trophy

ROAL Motorsport takes top honours in new Team Competition.

Muller tops the test session at Shanghai

Yvan Muller’s RML Chevrolet Cruze set the fastest lap in today’s test

Yvan Muller seals in Suzuka the 2013 Drivers' Title with an insurmountable points lead

RML claims 7th FIA WTCC title since the series' inception in 2005 as Muller claims 4th Drivers' crown.

Tom Coronel claims historic victory in 200th series race in Japan - video

Tom Coronel scored an impressive victory in the second race with his ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC. Watch video from the race in Suzuka.

Michelisz and Coronel split the wins in Japan as Muller takes the title

Michelisz takes race one win while Muller earns the WTCC championship. In race two Coronel overtakes Bennani for the victory on the Suzuka circuit.

Michelisz claims pole as others fail at Suzuka

“I know that at Suzuka overdriving is punishing!” said Norbert Michelisz after claiming his second pole position in WTCC after Slovakia Ring last year. And his words clearly explained why a few top guns failed today during their last attempt in Q2

Muller leads a close test session at Suzuka

The session was red flagged three times for incident at Turn 8 but Yvan Muller managed to set the fastest lap time today.

Chilton, Tarquini take the victories at Sonoma

Two popular winners in California for the World Touring Cars second visit to Napa Valley. Tarquini's win handed Honda an early 2013 title.

Chilton grabs first pole in Sonoma

Tom Chilton beated his team-mate Yvan Muller and grabbed his maiden pole position

Muller sets fastest qualifying time in Porto

Fourth successive pole for Muller, this one on the Boavista street circuit .

O'Young claims Russia independent podium

Darryl O'Young scores championship points for the 3rd time this season.