The FIA’s ruling has pushed Jean-Karl Vernay back into the top ten in the drivers’ championship standings.
2019 WTCR – Vila Real
Tiago Monteiro has won his first World Touring Car race since recovering from a serious injury sustained in 2017.
Mikel Azcona got off the mark with his and PWR Racing’s first ever race victory in the World Touring Car Cup.
A 21-year-old British technician has sadly passed away at Vila Real.
Norbert Michelisz took a dominant lights to flag victory in the first WTCR race of the weekend.
Johan Kristoffersson was fastest of all in the final practice session before qualifying kicks off.
The World Touring Car Cup has arrived on the streets of Vila Real, and Nestor Girolami is the early pace-setter.
Attila Tassi scored a breakthrough pole position, while Tiago Monteiro found a resurgence in form in qualifying at Vila Real.
Norbert Michelisz went fastest in qualifying to secure pole position for the opening WTCR race of the weekend.
A night race held at Sepang is a new addition to the World Touring Car Cup calendar for 2019, while the Chinese race on the streets of Wuhan has been dropped.