19.02.2021: – Race-winning stars chosen to organize all-new Audi for buyer use with full WTCR bids

– Comtoyou Racing entrusted with take a look at programme because it embarks on fifth 12 months with Audi energy

– 4 all-new, Goodyear-equipped Comtoyou Audi RS 3 LMS vehicles se


– Race-winning stars chosen to organize all-new Audi for buyer use with full WTCR bids

– Comtoyou Racing entrusted with take a look at programme because it embarks on fifth 12 months with Audi energy

– 4 all-new, Goodyear-equipped Comtoyou Audi RS 3 LMS vehicles set for WTCR motion in 2021

Nathanaël Berthon and Frédéric Vervisch have been tasked with perfecting Audi’s all-new RS 3 LMS for buyer use with full WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup campaigns in 2021.

As Audi Sport drivers, WTCR race winners Berthon and Vervisch is not going to solely hone the RS 3 LMS forward of its roll-out to privateer drivers and groups later this 12 months, however they may also exhibit the efficiency of Audi’s new-for-2021 touring automobile in probably the most high-profile and fiercely contested TCR collection on this planet.

High staff Comtoyou Racing from Belgium will run Berthon and Vervisch’s Audis below the supervision of Crew Supervisor François Verbist, who may also oversee a pre-season testing programme. Jean-Michel Baert’s Waterloo-based staff may also enter two further Goodyear-equipped Audis with extra particulars to be introduced in the end.

Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport buyer racing, stated: “This provides us the chance to check our new mannequin on totally different worldwide race tracks and below the best aggressive stress. Solely then will we ship the mannequin to buyer groups around the globe within the second half of the 12 months. Jean-Michel Baert’s staff has recognized our merchandise since 2017, has received worldwide races and titles with them and has been a staff from the very starting within the FIA WTCR.”

Jean-Michel Baert, Normal Supervisor, Comtoyou Racing, stated: “Actually 2020 was one of the best 12 months for the staff due to the quite a few titles in TCR Europe and TCR Benelux, but additionally in WTCR our victories and podiums, which resulted within the Rookie title. Due to the assist from Audi Sport, we are able to carry the Belgian colors on the best steps of the podiums and I thank Chris Reinke and his entire staff for this confidence.

François Verbist has achieved an infinite quantity of labor to get the assorted programmes up and working once more in 2021. We’re speaking about WTCR, however keep tuned, we’ll talk about Fred and Nathanaël’s team-mates and the opposite programmes quickly. The staff, the drivers, the vehicles are all able to take the monitor so put together the podiums!”

François Verbist, Crew Supervisor, Comtoyou Racing, stated: “We’re happy and enthusiastic about this new collaboration with our loyal companion Audi Sport. Our groups have been working collectively for greater than 5 years and I’m proud that they’re giving us the chance to finalise the event of their new successful machine.”


Xavier Gavory, WTCR Director, Eurosport Occasions, stated:
“In Frédéric and Nathanaël the WTCR welcomes again two wonderful drivers with loads of expertise and success within the collection. And it’s additionally unbelievable to know once we go racing for the primary time this season on the long-lasting Nürburgring Nordschleife, Audi’s well-known 4 rings shall be properly represented. We sit up for additional bulletins from Comtoyou and, certainly, different groups within the coming weeks and months as we build-up to the beginning of the battle for Yann Ehrlacher’s throne because the King of WTCR.”

Berthon and Vervisch deliver tempo and expertise to Audi Sport buyer racing

In Nathanaël Berthon, 31, and 34-year-old Frédéric Vervisch, Audi Sport buyer racing can rely on two WTCR race-winning drivers with appreciable expertise of the first-generation Audi RS 3 LMS. They have been team-mates at Comtoyou Racing in 12 months one of many WTCR in 2018 when Vervisch scored a breakthrough victory for the staff at WTCR Race of Macau.

Vervsich received once more for Comtoyou in Slovakia in 2019 with an audacious drive from ninth to first earlier than he targeted on Audi’s numerous GT3 actions in 2020.

Berthon returned to WTCR motion with Comtoyou in 2020 with victory in Slovakia one in all many highlights throughout a formidable marketing campaign.

“He’s an skilled, technically expert and dependable driver,” Reinke stated of Belgian Vervisch. “This makes him the best improvement driver for our new automobile. He shall be joined by our new signing, Nathanaël Berthon, who has already proven his abilities in lots of racing classes.”

Vervisch’s return to the WTCR is eagerly anticipated and the Belgian is aiming excessive for 2021: “I’m very honoured and grateful to characterize Audi and Comtoyou Racing in FIA WTCR with the brand new RS 3 LMS. Being champion is the one aim I’ll have for 2021.”


Frenchman Berthon
excelled in WTCR 2020 with a race win, three DHL Pole Positions and two quickest laps. He completed eighth within the remaining desk and took third within the WTCR Trophy standings.

“It’s a nice motivation to come back again to FIA WTCR with Comtoyou Racing and Audi Sport,” he stated. “We have now plenty of work forward of us, particularly improvement work. I’ve an awesome osmosis with the entire staff and it’s actually a pressure that add extra weight to realize our widespread ambitions. I actually need to thank all of the individuals who have made this attainable.”

WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup 2021 calendar

Rounds 1 and a couple of: WTCR Race of Germany, Nürburgring Nordschleife: June 3-5
Rounds 3 and 4: WTCR Race of Portugal, Vila Actual: June 26-27
Rounds 5 and 6: WTCR Race of Spain, MotorLand Aragón: July 10-11
Rounds 7 and eight: WTCR Race of Italy, Adria Worldwide Raceway: July 31-August 1
Rounds 9 and 10: WTCR Race of Hungary, Hungaroring: August 21-22
Rounds 11 and 12: WTCR Race of South Korea, Inje Speedium: October 16-17
Rounds 13 and 14: WTCR Race of China, Venue TBC: November 6-7
Rounds 15 and 16: WTCR Race of Macau, Circuito da Guia: November 19-21

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Pole place! BM Racing Crew engaged on all-Polish WTCR push

17.02.2021 – Funding bid ongoing to assist squad’s promising teenage expertise attain world-level competitors – Expertise gained from a number of disciplines to be carried ahead into WTCR – Crew head Mirecki: “WTCR is one of the best place to be challenged, to be taught and enhance” extra >> WTCR’s Marathon Man Mikel Azcona on continuous racing and 2021 title hopes

10.02.2021 *WTCR race-winning Spaniard discusses competing on eight weekends back-to-back in 2020 *He reveals how CUPRA energy helped him to 11 wins in TCR classes final season *After sturdy 2020 WTCR marketing campaign, the 24-year-old expertise additionally talks about his extra >> Audi unleashes new WTCR challenger

05.02.2021 – Audi Sport buyer racing reveals off new-generation RS 3 LMS throughout digital premiere

 
– Robust report of WTCR success to emulate for up to date TCR class machine – Reinke: “The automobile is extra of a race automobile than earlier than, extra r extra >> Why Belgian ASN desires to maintain serving to Magnus star in WTCR

05.02.2021 –  RACB Nationwide Crew driver a revelation throughout step as much as world degree in 2020

 
– Efforts ongoing for 21-year-old to proceed his WTCR journey this season – Programme head Theunis: “WTCR is nice for younger weapons, we hope Gille extra >> Advertising and marketing report underlines world enchantment of WTCR in 2020

04.02.2021 – WTCR offers sturdy return on funding for stakeholders regardless of world pandemic – Cumulative viewers of 330.3 million watch WTCR broadcasts in 2020 – Highest ever variety of world broadcasters delivers 1300 hours of protection in 135 nations – Digital media protection attain practically doubles to 22.8 billion, video views rise to 78.8 million extra >> Ehrlacher loves the Ring – leaping the 4 wheels, with video

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01.02.2021 The Honda Civic Kind R TCR has secured its first title of 2021 – greater than 5 months earlier than Honda Racing-supported Néstor Girolami, Esteban Guerrieri, Tiago Monteiro and Attila Tassi start their particular person bids for the WTCR crown. extra >> Sustainable biofuel from P1 Racing Fuels to energy FIA WTCR

29.01.2021 – WTCR grid will use superior biofuel from P1 Racing Fuels below two-year settlement – FIA World Motor Sport Council approves German innovator as Official Gas Provider – Appointment follows rigorous tender course of overseen by FIA Technical Division – Specialist race gasoline producer provides WTCR to increasing two- and four-wheel portfolio – extra >> Halder brother and sister staff goals for WTCR step up in 2021

27.01.2021 – German siblings goal WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup transfer with Honda energy

 
– Efforts ongoing to safe vital funding for top-flight commencement – Michelle Halder: “To drive in opposition to one of the best on this planet extra >> Pepe Oriola prepares the 2021 season within the G-Sequence from Andorra

27.01.2021 The Spanish rider will compete alongside his Brutal Fish teammate, Martin Ryba, within the penultimate race of the season on ice 

 
Pepe Oriola returns to work and does it in a really unique manner: below the snow. And it’s that the Spanish rider wi extra >> FIA WTCR up to date 2021 calendar at a look

22.01.2021 WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup 2021 calendar

 
Rounds 1 and a couple of: WTCR Race of Germany, Nürburgring Nordschleife: June 3-5Rounds 3 and 4: WTCR Race of Portugal, Vila Actual: June 26-27Rounds 5 and 6: extra >> World’s most difficult monitor opens 2021 WTCR season following calendar modifications

22.01.2021 – Iconic Nürburgring Nordschleife up first on tweaked WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup roster – Quick delay to imminent WTCR title chase helps in supply of deliberate eight-event schedule – WTCR Race of Hungary will get summer time slot, Italy added to calendar rather than Slovakia extra >> WTCR -Honda Racing retains driver line-up

20.01.2021 Honda Racing introduced an unchanged line-up for the forthcoming WTCR season. Esteban Guerrieri, Néstor Girolami, Tiago Monteiro and Attila Tassi will race once more a quartet of Honda Civic Kind R vehicles, simply as they’ve achieved for the earlier two years. extra >> Rivals to worry the pressure of Honda-powered WTCR 4

15.01.2021 *Girolami, Guerrieri, Monteiro and Tassi stay on the beating coronary heart of Honda’s WTCR household *Re-signing flat-out 4 a agency hands-off warning to suitors forward of hotly-anticipated season *Announcement confirms Honda’s continued assist of WTCR buyer racing programme extra >> WTCR #RaceToCare 2020 goal reached as €100,000 is raised in COVID-19 combat

06.01.2021 *WTCR household unites to assist healthcare amenities positioned near WTCR venues *Drivers and promoter Eurosport Occasions donate six-figure sum to important trigger *Monies given used for affected person care, tools purchases and ongoing analysis *WTCR’s #RaceToCare marketing campaign established below the FIA’s #PurposeDriven motion extra >> WTCR Trophy for impartial racers continues in 2021 – Why change a successful components?

30.12.2020  
*Initiative offers platform for impartial racers to problem for factors and title glory *Promoter Eurosport Occasions to construct on success of inaugural WTCR Trophy season *Inaugural WTCR Trophy winner Vernay: “It’s unbelievable and a good way extra >> FIA WTCR calendar 2021 at a look

22.12.2020  
2021 WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup is due to this fact as follows:Rounds 1 and a couple of: WTCR Race of Hungary, Hungaroring, Might 14-16Rounds 3 and 4: WTCR Race of Slovakia, Slovakia Ring, Might 21-23*Rounds 5 and 6: WTCR Ra extra >> Rio Shimono desires to race in WTCR

22.12.2020 Honda-powered Rio Shimono, the primary feminine to win a TCR Japan race, celebrated turning into the TCR Japan Saturday Sequence Bronze champion for 2020 by revealing her ambition to race within the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup sooner or later.Shimono, who took 4 Bronze class wins throughout the sea extra >> Double-headers and new FIA titles set for WTCR in 2021

22.12.2020 *Double-header format in any respect occasions means 16 races throughout 8 weekends in retailer in 2021*WTCR weekends additionally function twin free observe classes and single qualifying session*New titles from FIA present further incentive to race in WTCR and further recognition extra >> Double-headers and new FIA titles set for WTCR in 2021

17.12.2020 *Double-header format in any respect occasions means 16 races throughout 8 weekends in retailer in 2021

 
*WTCR weekends additionally function twin free observe classes and single qualifying session *New titles from FIA present further incentive to race i extra >> The 2021 WTCR calendar is as follows

17.12.2020 15-16 Might Hungary  Hungaroring22-23 Might Slovakia  Slovakia Ring NOTE04-05 June Germany  Nürburgring, Nordschleife26-27 June Portugal  Vila Real10-11 July Spain Motorland Aragon09-10 October Korea  Inje Speedium NOTE06-07 November China  TBA20-21 November Macau Circuito De extra >> Berthon is high WTCR qualifier with DHL Pole Place treble

14.12.2020 Whereas Yann Ehrlacher topped the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup title standings in 2020, it was his fellow Frenchman, Nathanaël Berthon, who scored extra DHL Pole Positions than any of his rivals.Driving a Goodyear-equipped Audi RS 3 LMS for Comtoyou D extra >> Six awards, six WTCR TAG Heuer Greatest Lap Trophy winners in 2020

14.12.2020 The extremely aggressive nature of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup was additional underlined by the truth that six totally different drivers received the six TAG Heuer Greatest Lap Trophy prize packages on supply in 2020.In any respect WTCR occasions, the TAG Heuer Greatest extra >> Spanish hospitals obtain WTCR #RaceToCare funding increase totalling €33,354 in combat in opposition to COVID-19

09.12.2020 *Two hospitals positioned near MotorLand Aragón every obtain €16,677 from WTCR drivers plus funds raised by way of Eurosport Occasions’ ‘€1 per racing kilometre’ pledge *Hospital Comarcal de Alcañiz and Instituto de Investigacion Sanitaria Aragón welcome assist *WTCR’s #RaceToCare marketing campaign established unde extra >> Esports WTCR champion Baldi: Racing on-line is mentally robust, racing in actual life is my dream

08.12.2020  
*Hungarian sim star on the problem of efficiently defending his Esports WTCR title *Following his M1RA staff boss Michelisz from digital to actual racing a long-term ambition *Báldi: “If I need to keep on high in Esports WTCR I might want to enhance” extra >> Luca Filippi hoping for WTCR return in 2021

07.12.2020 Luca Filippi doesn’t need his 2020 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup journey to be his final.As soon as a single-seater racer of notice, Filippi was in motion at 4 WTCR occasions this season, competing as a wildcard in a Crew Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce extra >> Rival staff boss Greiner praises “deserving” WTCR title winner Ehrlacher

07.12.2020 Dominik Greiner reckons Yann Ehrlacher was a worthy winner of the 2020 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup having noticed his appreciable means at first hand.picture: Greiner is pictured celebrating Ehrlacher’s second ever WTCR victory at WTCR Race of Netherlands in Might 2018 extra >> WTCR #RaceToCare donation of €16,667 goes to assist Budapest hospital’s ongoing COVID-19 combat

25.11.2020  

 
*WTCR driver donations plus funds raised by way of Eurosport Occasions’ ‘€1 per racing kilometre’ pledge leads to necessary contribution to hospital near Hungaroring *WTCR&rs extra >> WTCR Esports Nürburgring relive the race, German and English movies

23.11.2020 All three races from the Esports WTCR Nürburgring Nordschleife spherical 4How to look at?YouTube (EN): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-igCjdNUPcYouTube (DE): https://www.you extra >> Gergo Baldi edges nearer to Esports WTCR title glory with Nordschleife double

23.11.2020 Gergo Baldi took a serious step in direction of successful the 2020 Esports WTCR Championship following a constant show of beautiful tempo at a digital Nürburgring Nordschleife final evening as his fundamental title rivals Bence Bánki and Dávid Nagy misplaced floor. extra >> Rookie rising excessive: High newcomer Gilles Magnus goals for total WTCR title in 2021

20.11.2020 Gilles Magnus has set his sights on successful the WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup outright in 2021 following his seize of the inaugural WTCR Rookie Driver award with assist from the Belgian ASN’s RACB Nationwide Crew initiative*.Magn extra >> Two in a row for high WTCR staff Cyan Racing Lynk & Co

18.11.2020 Cyan Racing Lynk & Co made it back-to-back titles within the WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup for Groups at MotorLand Aragón on Sunday due to the mixed efforts of drivers Yann Ehrlacher and Yvan Muller*.The French pair ensured Sweden-base extra >> Tom Coronel concludes extraordinary season with five hundredth touring automobile race

17.11.2020 With three races at Motorland Aragón in Spain, the FIA WTCR – World Touring Automobile Cup season got here to an finish for Dutch driver Tom Coronel as properly. For Coronel, driving the Audi RS 3 LMS run by Comtoyou DHL Crew Audi Sport from Belgium, the ultimate race weekend of the 12 months was a s extra >> Jean-Karl Vernay victorious in WTCR Trophy with Crew Mulsanne and Romeo Ferraris

17.11.2020 Jean-Karl Vernay is the inaugural WTCR Trophy winner following the season-deciding WTCR Race of Aragón* − 81 days after his settlement to drive for Crew Mulsanne was introduced.He made certain of the title for drivers competing extra >> Gilles Magnus completed the season within the FIA WTCR with a podium end in Spain

16.11.2020 The younger Belgian driver made an ideal begin within the first of three sprints on the Aragón circuit in Spain. Within the Audi RS 3 LMS of the Comtoyou Racing staff, Magnus improved by 4 positions from eighth on the grid as early as on the primary lap. On la extra >> Michelisz heads i30 N TCR runners as WTCR season involves an finish

16.11.2020 2019 winner Norbert Michelisz closed the FIA WTCR season with a pair of top-ten finishes on the WTCR Race of Aragon (November 14-15).

 
The BRC Hyundai N Lukoil Squadra Corse driver completed fifth in Race 2 and seventh within the final co extra >> WTCR Q&A: Yann Ehrlacher, history-making title winner*

15.11.2020 Yann Ehrlacher, 24, clinched the WTCR − FIA World Touring Automobile Cup for 2020* at WTCR Race of Aragón in the present day (Sunday), turning into the youngest driver in historical past to say an FIA World Touring Automobile title. That is what the Goodyear-equipped Cyan Racing Lynk & extra >> WTCR Title winners 2020 and entire season stats

15.11.2020 WTCR Race of AragonMotorland AragonSunday-November fifteenth 2020TITLE WINNERS OF 2020*DRIVERS: Yann Ehrlacher (FRA), Cyan Racing Lynk & Co, Lynk & Co 03 TCRTEAMS: Cyan Racing Lynk & extra >> WTCR Race of Aragon – race winners quotes, outcomes and standings

15.11.2020 WTCR Race of AragonMotorland AragonSunday-November fifteenth 2020RACE WINNER QUOTES
 

Race 1: Esteban Guerrieri (ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport, Honda Civic Kind R TCR) extra >>