wtcr News and Analysis
Three-time WTCC champion Andy Priaulx has stepped down from his drive with the Cyan Racing Lynk & Co squad for the 2020 World Touring Car Cup season.
The World Touring Car Cup is allowing teams to enter the championship with a single car after re-opening entries for the rescheduled 2020 season.
The Romeo Ferraris squad is targeting a return to the World Touring Car Cup in 2020 with the Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR car, despite pulling out of the championship at the end of last year.
The WTCR has issued an updated calendar for the 2020 season, featuring a condensed run of six rounds in Europe.
The FIA World Touring Car Cup has promised to reveal a revised 2020 schedule in the wake of the news that its Vila Real street race in Portugal has been axed.
The 2020 edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours has been postponed to September amid the global coronavirus pandemic, while the WTCR support event has been shelved entirely.
World Touring Car Cup supremo Francois Ribeiro has warned fans of combustion engine motorsport series to prepare for a "brutal, violent" period as the automotive landscape changes.
Hyundai driver Norbert Michelisz sealed the World Touring Car Cup title in the final race of the season at Sepang after rival Esteban Guerrieri dropped back with overheating issues.
Esteban Guerrieri ensured the World Touring Car Cup title fight will go down to the season finale by claiming a vital win in a heavily disrupted second Sepang race.
Norbert Michelisz moved closer to claiming the WTCR title by winning a wild opening race at Sepang, though his main rivals fought their way into the top six.