wtcc News and Analysis
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.
Mehdi Bennani clinched his third victory of the WTCC season in the reversed-grid race in Macau, which ended early after a crash involving title contender Norbert Michelisz.
Norbert Michelisz remained on top in preparation for the World Touring Car Championship Macau Guia race as times tumbled in Friday morning's second practice session.
Honda driver Norbert Michelisz led the way in the first World Touring Car Championship practice session in Macau in preparation for Sunday's Guia race.
Sebastien Loeb Racing driver Tom Chilton cantered to victory in the opening WTCC race at a sodden Motegi.
Honda driver Norbert Michelisz stormed to pole position for Sunday's main WTCC race in Japan at a wet Motegi.
Honda Racing Team JAS has been excluded from all results from the last round of the WTCC round at the Ningbo circuit in China on technical grounds.
The organisers of the WTCC have issued a revised schedule for this weekend’s race at Motegi due to a typhoon passing between China and Japan that has delayed the arrival of the container shipment.
Esteban Guerrieri burst through the lead order to claim his second World Touring Car Championship victory in a sodden opening race at China's Ningbo circuit.
Volvo driver Nestor Girolami claimed his maiden WTCC pole position in qualifying for the inaugural round at China's Ningbo circuit.
WTCC championship leader Tiago Monteiro has been forced to withdraw from this weekend's races in China on medical grounds.
There was deafening silence for WTCC aficionados when the FIA World Motor Sport Council released its latest statement last week. Neil Hudson takes a look at where the beleaguered touring car series can go from here.
Tiago Monteiro says he wants to continue with Honda in WTCC, and has already started to discuss conditions for a contract renewal with the Japanese manufacturer.
Volvo driver Nicky Catsburg believes that the WTCC organisers need to take a "hard look" at the series' tyres after the two punctures he suffered in both races last weekend in Argentina.
Honda’s Norbert Michelisz grabbed his second World Touring Car Championship victory of the season in the main Termas de Rio Hondo race after long-time leader Nicky Catsburg’s suffered a puncture.
RC Motorsport’s Yann Ehrlacher has taken his first WTCC win in Argentina after Tom Chilton was handed a five-second time penalty for an unfair pass on the Frenchman at the start of the race.
Polestar Cyan Racing's Nicky Catsburg has claimed pole position at Rio Hondo, WTCC's Argentinian venue, despite going off at the final corner in the one-lap shootout.
Volvo's Nicky Catsburg set the pace in the second free practice session in Argentina, with drivers taking special care because of the continuing heavy fog over the track.
Honda driver Norbert Michelisz led the first WTCC practice in Argentina, which was initially delayed by an hour and later shortened due to heavy fog.
The WTCC's latest innovation, the joker lap, made its debut at the last round in Vila Real, but nearly didn't happen after all of the teams made a late-night protest just ahead of the race.
Aurelien Panis has left the Zengo Motorsport WTCC team with immediate effect and will be replaced by ETCC driver Zsolt Szabo at the next race of the season in Argentina.
WTCC drivers have praised the series’ introduction of a joker lap at last weekend’s round in Vila Real in Portugal.
Sebastien Loeb Racing’s Mehdi Bennani won the opening WTCC race at Vila Real, the first to feature the all-new joker lap, ahead of new championship leader Tiago Monteiro.
Honda's Norbert Michelisz secured his second consecutive WTCC pole position at Vila Real, outqualifying the Citroen of Rob Huff.
Munnich Motorsport’s Rob Huff was fastest of all in the second WTCC practice session at Vila Real, leading the two Hondas of Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro.
Norbert Michelisz led a Honda 1-2 in the first WTCC practice session at the Vila Real street circuit, which saw Dutch driver Tom Coronel slide down an escape road and hit a fire truck.