FIA World Touring Car Cup

The TCR International Series hands over to FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR)

The SEAT Leon Cup Racer demonstrates its level in all types of circuit competitions . Recently, the FIA World Motor Sport Council has approved the birth of the WTCR, FIA World Touring Car Cup. The new series will run to the TCR Technical Regulations, under a two-year licensing agreement between the FIA, WTCR promoter Eurosport Events Ltd (EEL) and WSC Ltd, the owner of the TCR concept and trademark.

As part of the agreement, the TCR International Series and WTCC will be discontinued in 2018 and 2019, while the FIA European Touring Car Cup will no longer run.

A maximum of 26 entries will be accepted, with priority given to existing TCR International and WTCC teams.

Promoter Eurosport Events will provide a level of promotional resource similar to that enjoyed by the WTCC to ensure that WTCR benefits from live coverage on Eurosport and more than 50 networks around the world, the expertise of Eurosport Events’ promotional and marketing personnel and a comprehensive social media campaign.

SEAT Sport will be this season supporting WTCR customers all over the world .

The WTCR calendar

7/8 April: Marrakech, Morocco
28/29 April: Hungaroring, Hungary
10/12 May: Nürburgring, Germany
19/21 May: Zandvoort, Netherlands
23/24 June: Vila Real, Portugal
4/5 August: Termas de R ío Hondo, Argentina
29/30 September: Ningbo, China
27/28 October: Suzuka, Japan
15/18 November: Macau, Macau