FIA WTCC Race of China

The FIA WTCC Race of China is a round of the World Touring Car Championship currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit located in Shanghai, China. The 2011 round was first announced to be held at the Guangdong International Circuit, but was later moved to Tianma Circuit for an unspecified reason.[1] For 2012 the race moved to the nearby Shanghai International Circuit.[2]

FIA WTCC Race of China
Ningbo International Circuit
Race information
Number of times held8
First held2011
Last held2017
Most wins (drivers)Argentina José María López (3)
Most wins (constructors)United States Chevrolet (7)
Last race (2017)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner

The race made its debut in the World Touring Car Championship as the 11th round of the 2011 World Touring Car Championship season.

WinnersEdit

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2018 Race 1   Jean-Karl Vernay   Audi Wuhan Street Circuit
Race 2   Mehdi Bennani   Volkswagen
Race 3   Gordon Shedden   Audi
Race 1   Thed Björk   Hyundai Ningbo International Circuit
Race 2   Yvan Muller   Hyundai
Race 3   Thed Björk   Hyundai
2017 Opening Race   Esteban Guerrieri   Chevrolet Ningbo International Circuit Report
Main Race   Néstor Girolami   Volvo
2016 Opening Race   Thed Björk   Volvo Shanghai International Circuit Report
Main Race   José María López   Citroën
2015 Race 1   José María López   Citroën Report
Race 2   Yvan Muller   Citroën
2014 Race 1   José María López   Citroën Report
Race 2   Mehdi Bennani   Honda
Race 1   Tom Chilton   Chevrolet Goldenport Park Circuit Report
Race 2   Robert Huff   Lada
2013 Race 1   Tom Chilton   Chevrolet Shanghai International Circuit Report
Race 2   Tiago Monteiro   Honda
2012 Race 1   Alain Menu   Chevrolet Report
Race 2   Robert Huff   Chevrolet
2011 Race 1   Alain Menu   Chevrolet Tianma Circuit Report
Race 2   Yvan Muller   Chevrolet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chinese round move confirmed for Tianma - touringcartimes.com 30 september 2011
  2. ^ "WTCC release 2012 calendar". Eurosport. Yahoo! Sports. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2013.