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– Benjamin Leuchter (D) moves from TCR Germany to the FIA World Touring Car Cup
– Nordschleife expert was involved in the development of the Golf GTI TCR1)
– Volkswagen and Sébastien Loeb Racing opt for international driver team in WTCR

The driver quartet of Volkswagen and Sébastien Loeb Racing for the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup is complete: Benjamin Leuchter (D) moves from ADAC TCR Germany to the pinnacle of touring car racing and will compete in the Golf GTI TCR alongside his team-mates Mehdi Bennani (MA), Rob Huff (GB) and Johan Kristoffersson (S). Sébastien Loeb Racing will field four cars supported by Volkswagen for the first time in 2019. Read More »

– 65th Macau Grand Prix the grand finale of the Formula 3 and WTCR season
– Formula 3: Last year’s winner Daniel Ticktum goes up against Mick Schumacher
– WTCR: Nine-time Macau winner Robert Huff lines up in the Golf GTI TCR

Saving the best for last: the Macau Grand Prix not only represents the fiercely-contested FIA Formula 3 World Cup for the best young drivers around, but also the season finale for the elite drivers in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR). The 65th staging of this iconic and prestigious street race has once again attracted the best touring car and Formula 3 drivers from around the world to China from 15 to 18 November. Read More »

Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon “Flash” Shedden will race an Audi RS 3 LMS in the inaugural World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) this year. The Scotsman who celebrates his 39th birthday today (15 Feb), will compete for Belgian WRT Racing in what is likely to be a 30-race season.

Shedden, who becomes an Audi Sport driver, is expected to commence testing next month with the season scheduled to begin in Marrakech (Morocco) over 7-8 April and close at the Circuito da Guia in Macau (15-18 November), ranked as the world’s most challenging street course and a touring car venue for more than half a century. The championship also visits Argentina, China, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands and Portugal. Read More »