FIA WTCR Race of Slovakia

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The FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia, currently the FIA WTCR Race of Slovakia, is a former round of the World Touring Car Championship, currently of the World Touring Car Cup, held at the Automotodróm Slovakia Ring, in the village of Orechová Potôň, Slovakia, 42 km away from the capital city of Bratislava.

FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia
Automotodróm Slovakia Ring
Slovakiaring.svg
Race information
Number of times held8
First held2012
Last held2020
Most wins (drivers)Italy Gabriele Tarquini (3)
Most wins (constructors)France Citroën (4)
Last race (2020)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner
Race 3 Winner

The race made its debut in the World Touring Car Championship as the fourth round of the 2012 season and as a replacement for the proposed Argentinian round.[1]

The race was held for another four consecutive years, until 2016, not being included in the 2017 season calendar of the series.

It returned however as a round of the inaugural World Touring Car Cup season in 2018, as a replacement for the cancelled Argentina round.

WinnersEdit

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2020 Race 1   Thed Björk    Lynk & Co Slovakia Ring Report
Race 2   Mikel Azcona   Cupra
Race 3   Nicky Catsburg   Hyundai
2019 Race 1   Frédéric Vervisch   Audi Report
Race 2   Néstor Girolami   Honda
Race 3   Ma Qing Hua   Alfa Romeo
2018 Race 1   Pepe Oriola   Cupra Report
Race 2   Gabriele Tarquini   Hyundai
Race 3   Norbert Michelisz   Hyundai
2016 Opening Race   Tiago Monteiro   Honda Report
Main Race   José María López   Citroën
2015 Race 1   Yvan Muller   Citroën Report
Race 2   Sébastien Loeb   Citroën
2014 Race 1   Sébastien Loeb   Citroën Report
Race 2 Race cancelled
2013 Race 1   Gabriele Tarquini   Honda Report
Race 2   Tom Coronel   BMW
2012 Race 1   Gabriele Tarquini   SEAT Report
Race 2   Robert Huff   Chevrolet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Slovakia Ring replaces Argentina". World Touring Car Championship. Kigema Sport Organisation. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.[permanent dead link]