As a Paralympian, Alex Zanardi became a household name and an inspiration to millions. But his indomitable spirit and speed in a racecar had already made him a hero, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
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.
A rulebook scrapped with two-thirds of its planned existence remaining and the disintegration of a 'world championship' - yet everyone's a winner from one of modern motorsport's greatest acts of martyrdom.
World Touring Car Championship chief Francois Ribeiro admits the series' outgoing TC1 regulations were "too expensive" for privateer entrants, yet not "premium enough" to attract more manufacturers.
Honda WTCC driver Norbert Michelisz has declared 2017 the best year of his life despite missing out on the title to Thed Bjork in Friday night's Qatar season finale.
Volvo driver Thed Bjork clinched the 2017 WTCC title in Qatar with a third place finish in the final race of the season.
Esteban Guerrieri secured pole for the Qatar WTCC season finale, while Thed Bjork profited from an issue for rival Norbert Michelisz to increase his points advantage.
Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller has revealed he’s received a number of death threats from Hungarian fans of Norbert Michelisz ahead of his one-off return to the series this weekend.
Honda's title hopeful Norbert Michelisz completed a clean sweep of fastest times in the final two WTCC practice sessions of the 2017 season in Qatar.
Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller will come out of retirement to support Volvo and Thed Bjork's title bids at the season finale in Qatar this weekend.
Rob Huff stormed to a record-breaking ninth Macau Guia race success in the main WTCC race on Sunday.
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