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Honda Confident New Civic Type-R Will Break Nurburgring FWD Record!
Honda Confident New Civic Type-R Will Break Nurburgring FWD Record!

13 Nov 2012, 09:22 UTC / In the transition from the Honda Civic Type-R EP3 (2001 - 2005), to the FN3 version, which was made until earlier this year, when it was replaced by the new model, was not what we’d call progr...

 
Honda Pondering F1 Return
Honda Pondering F1 Return

10 Oct 2012, 09:16 UTC / Honda left the Formula One world in 2008, and until now they had not manifested any interest in returning to the sport. However, according to autocar.co.uk, that may be about to change, as Yoshiharu...

 
Honda Show Off 1.6 Turbo for WTCC Car
Honda Show Off 1.6 Turbo for WTCC Car

31 Jul 2012, 07:56 UTC / After confirming that Italian driver Gabriele Tarquini and Portuguese driver Tiago Monteiro will be driving for Honda’s WTCC effort, the Japanese manufacturer is now showing off the 1.6-liter ...

 
Chevrolet Withdrawing from WTCC!
Chevrolet Withdrawing from WTCC!

6 Jul 2012, 14:34 UTC / It looks like wins on Sunday have not translated into sales on Monday for the line of Chevrolet vehicles sold in Europe. So the decision has been made to leave the World Touring Car Championship (WT...

 
Ford Mulling WTCC Return With Focus ST
Ford Mulling WTCC Return With Focus ST

30 Jun 2011, 09:16 UTC / A couple of months ago, Ford brought over an impressive-looking race car based on the upcoming Focus ST to the New York International Auto Show. The car was reportedly built to compete in global roa...

 
Polestar Racing Making WTCC Debut in Brazil
Polestar Racing Making WTCC Debut in Brazil

16 Mar 2011, 13:13 UTC / Polestar Racing got the approval from Volvo Car Corporation last year to create a one-car program for the 2011 WTCC as a commercial and technical evaluation. As this year’s FIA World Touring C...

 
James Thompson to Race for Polestar
James Thompson to Race for Polestar

18 Jan 2011, 09:40 UTC / The 2011 racing season promises to be one to remember for Swedish manufacturer Volvo and its motorsport partner Polestar Racing, after the two announce they managed to get two-time British and Europ...

 
Ford Developing Focus Touring Car for 2011
Ford Developing Focus Touring Car for 2011

4 Nov 2010, 09:55 UTC / Ford plans to introduce the all-new Focus to the motorsports world as a next-generation touring car for global competition. The announcement was made at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Associati...

 
Rob Huff Takes Okayama Victory
Rob Huff Takes Okayama Victory

31 Oct 2010, 13:24 UTC / Chevrolet's Rob Huff managed to score a victory in the race one at the Okayama International Circuit today, on a very wet track. Starting third in the race, the driver managed to fight his way...

 
Polestar to Enter 2011 WTCC with Volvo C30 DRIVe
Polestar to Enter 2011 WTCC with Volvo C30 DRIVe

28 Sep 2010, 12:39 UTC / Volvo's preferred team for the World Touring Car Championship, Polestar, has received the permission of the Swedish manufacturer to enter in the 2011 season of the competition a Volvo C30 DRIVe...

 
Toyota, Honda, Alfa Romeo and Ford Reportedly Interested in WTCC Entry
Toyota, Honda, Alfa Romeo and Ford Reportedly Interested in WTCC Entry

13 May 2010, 08:33 UTC / Four new important automakers could join the FIA World Touring Car Championship, according to Marcello Lotti, promoter of the competition, quoted by Auto123. Toyota, Honda, Alfa Romeo and Ford co...

 
FIA WTCC Changes Points Format for the 2010 Season
FIA WTCC Changes Points Format for the 2010 Season

1 Mar 2010, 07:39 UTC / The FIA World Touring Car Championship (FIA WTCC) announced a new points format for the 2010 season. And it seems the new point-scoring system adopted by the Formula One championship a few weeks bac...

 
Andy Priaulx Sees Strong Competition in Private SEATs
Andy Priaulx Sees Strong Competition in Private SEATs

17 Jan 2010, 12:57 UTC / Following SEATs official withdrawal for the World Touring Car Championship, British BMW driver Andy Priaulx said he still expects strong competition for the private fielded SEATs.The Spanish carmake...

 
AvtoVAZ Selling Its Non-Core Units
AvtoVAZ Selling Its Non-Core Units

17 Dec 2009, 16:37 UTC / Russian automaker AvtoVAZ aka LADA is planning to sell or even close all of its non-core units. Six of its subsidiaries, employing almost 30,000 people, have been split from its main car-making busi...

 
BMW Confirms FIA WTCC Cut Down
BMW Confirms FIA WTCC Cut Down

6 Dec 2009, 13:18 UTC / What has been only a rumor in recent weeks has now become certainty inside the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The pinnacle of touring racing on the European continent will benefit from the pres...

 
BMW Manages One-Two in WTCC at Okayama
BMW Manages One-Two in WTCC at Okayama

2 Nov 2009, 08:47 UTC / The German manufacturer had a great weekend in Japan for the penultimate race of the season, managing to secure a fantastic double win at the Okayama circuit. Amid a cloudy and rainy weather, BMW ca...

 
FIA WTCC Announces 2010 Calendar
FIA WTCC Announces 2010 Calendar

22 Oct 2009, 07:56 UTC / The International Automobile Federation (FIA) yesterday announced the official calendar for the 2010 FIA WTCC championship. Following a meeting of the FIA Motor Sport Council on Wednesday, in Paris,...

 
Tom Coronel Might Miss the Last Two Races of the Season
Tom Coronel Might Miss the Last Two Races of the Season

26 Aug 2009, 08:01 UTC / The 37-year-old Dutch could miss the last two races of the 2009 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) from Okayama and Macau. The SEAT Holland Team's entry has been withdrawn from the compet...

 
Chevrolet Cruze Remote “Paint Work”
Chevrolet Cruze Remote “Paint Work”

22 Jul 2009, 10:13 UTC / The British round of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) at Brands Hatch saw the presence of unconventional painting artist Ian Cook. The artist, who is a declared fan of motorsports, wanted t...

 
Volvo to Run C30s on Bio-Ethanol at WTCC's Brands Hatch
Volvo to Run C30s on Bio-Ethanol at WTCC's Brands Hatch

9 Jul 2009, 12:58 UTC / Volvo has confirmed participation in the Brands Hatch event of this year's FIA World Touring Car Championship through Swedish team Polestar. This will be a one-off from the Nordic car maker in ...