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FIA WTCC Race of Morocco

The FIA WTCC Race of Morocco (سباق المغرب) is a round of the World Touring Car Championship, held on the temporary Marrakech Street Circuit in the city of Marrakech in Morocco.

FIA WTCC Race of Morocco
Marrakech Street Circuit
Marrakech Circuit 2016.svg
Race information
Number of times held9
First held2009
Last held2019
Most wins (drivers)Italy G. Tarquini (3)
Most wins (constructors)United States Chevrolet (7)
Last race (2019)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner

The race was first run in May 2009 on a purpose-built track. It was the first international car race in Morocco since the 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix at the Ain-Diab Circuit in Casablanca. It is also the only WTCC race to ever take place in Africa. The race was scheduled to be the season opener for the 2014 season for the first time, taking the place of the FIA WTCC Race of Italy.[1]

Moroccan driver Mehdi Bennani has taken the independents' victory twice when he finished ninth in both race one in 2009 and race two in 2012.[citation needed]

WinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tremayne, Sam (5 November 2013). "Marrakech to open 2014 WTCC season for the first time". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 8 November 2013.