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WTCR NEWSLETTER 1-19

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04.02.19.

Here’s a recap of some of the latest developments in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO.

#WTCR2019SUPERGRID TOUGHEST EVER, SAYS BJÖRK
Thed Björk reckons being on the #WTCR2019SUPERGRID will make for “one of the toughest” seasons he’s encountered so far. Lynk & Co-powered Björk will go up against six other FIA world title winners plus a host of similarly proven touring car stars in year two of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO. Click for full story.

MONTEIRO FIGHTBACK REWARDED WITH SEASON-LONG WTCR BID
Tiago Monteiro’s determination to recover from serious injuries sustained in a testing crash in September 2017 has been rewarded with a season-long WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign in a Honda Civic Type R TCR. Click for full story.

FAST FRIENDS PREPARE FOR HONDA-POWERED WTCR ACTION
Esteban Guerrieri and Néstor Girolami will form an all-Argentine attack at ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO this year. Click for full story.

CECCON, 25, FOR WTCR AS TEAM MULSANNE RETAINS YOUNG STAR
Team Mulsanne will continue to back young talent in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO by announcing it has re-signed Kevin Ceccon for the upcoming campaign. Click for full story.

LEUCHTER COMPLETES VOLKSWAGEN-POWERED SLR WTCR LINE-UP
Benjamin Leuchter, the driver who helped to make the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR a winner in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, has been handed the chance to demonstrate his ability on a global stage after being selected as the fourth Sébastien Loeb Racing driver for 2019. Click for full story.

KRISTOFFERSSON UP FOR WTCR BATTLE
Johan Kristoffersson won’t shy away from getting stuck in when he makes his debut in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO in Morocco in early April. Kristoffersson has experience of just two of the 10 venues on the 2019 WTCR / OSCARO schedule and will be playing an element of catch-up in his Sébastien Loeb Racing Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR as a result. Click for full story.