Volvo factory squad Polestar Cyan Racing will join the World Touring Car Championship from 2016, fielding a pair of S60 Polestar TC1s as the Swedish manufacturer returns to the series full-time after four years away. Volvo Polestar Racing has dabbled in the WTCC before, running their C30, developed for the Swedish Touring Car Championship, at […]

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Sebastien Loeb produced a classy drive to stay out of trouble in race two of the opening World Touring Car Championship round to take victory ahead of Jose Maria Lopez, while Tiago Monteiro secured Honda’s first podium of the new season. Loeb took the lead from Ma Qing Hua in a furious opening two laps […]

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LADA has released the first official image of its new World Touring Car Championship entry, the Vesta WTCC, as it looks to build on its recent successes this season. The Russian manufacturer announced plans to replace the existing Granta model last year with an all-new saloon, the Vesta, which had partly been developed with the […]

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Lada racer Rob Huff scored a dramatic seventh victory in Macau after heartbreak for Tiago Monteiro in an unpredictable 2014 World Touring Car Championship finale. Briton Huff was engaged in a ferocious three-car fight for the lead with Monteiro and Yvan Muller for much of the race. Two laps before the scheduled finish, Portuguese ex-Formula […]

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Jose Maria Lopez says it is in an honour to become the first Argentinian since the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio to win an FIA world championship title after wrapping up the World Touring Car Championship in Japan. Though his title win was considered something of a foregone conclusion with four races of the season remaining […]

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After numerous titles on the World Rally stages over the last decade, Citroen can now call itself world champions on the track as well now after comfortably wrapping up the 2014 WTCC title in Shanghai at its first attempt. Having made the switch to touring car competition in 2014 with the C-Elysee, Citroen has emerged […]

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LADA is finally a winner in the World Touring Car Championship, six years on from its debut, after controlling the pace at Goldenport Park to lead from pole position. The British driver was starting from a reverse grid pole position for the second round in succession, but while he was denied victory by Jose Maria […]

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Jose Maria Lopez completed a stunning double victory in Argentina to extend his lead in the World Touring Car Championship drivers’ standings to 60 points over Citroen team-mate Yvan Muller. The local hero denied Rob Huff, who delivered Lada’s highest finish since entering the WTCC in second. From pole, Huff led until four laps from the […]

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Jose Maria Lopez and Yvan Muller come away from the seventh round of the 2014 World Touring Car Championship with a win apiece after the former battled to victory in race two at Spa. Starting in eighth place by virtue of the reverse-grid format, Lopez picked his way through the order as Citroen displayed its sheer […]

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Ma Qing Hua, driving a fourth works Citroën car, wrote history today by becoming the first-ever Chinese driver to win a race of an FIA World Championship. On the opposite end of the scale of happiness, WTCC points leader José Maria López stalled on the grid and retired; the first time this season the Argentine […]

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