At 56 years of age, Gabriele Tarquini proved that he’s still got plenty of speed left in him as he was crowned FIA World Touring Car Champion, while Esteban Guerrieri won the final WTCR race of the year.
2018 WTCR – Macau
Frederic Vervisch took his, and Comtoyou Racing’s, first race victory in the World Touring Car Cup after defeating pole-sitter, Timo Scheider.
Jean-Karl Vernay took a somewhat surprise race win in the opening WTCR race at Macau, while Gabriele Tarquini and Yvan Muller are now the only drivers left standing with a mathematical shot of being champion.
With seven drivers still in contention for the championship, the 2018 World Touring Car Cup season will reach its conclusion this weekend on the legendary Macau street circuit.
Six local drivers will take to the streets of Macau as wildcard entries for the final World Touring Car Cup event of the year.
Rob Huff broke the TCR lap record in the second practice session at Macau, showing scintillating form ahead of qualifying.
With Tiago Monteiro electing to skip the WTCR event at Macau due to health risks, Ma Qing Hua will step back into the vacant Boutsen Ginion Racing Honda Civic this weekend.