Lada Sport

Lada Sport is a Russian marketing, advertising, and engineering company based in Togliatti and it is a 100% subsidiary of AvtoVAZ. It is manufacturing the Lada Granta sport and Lada Kalina sport road models and also run the Lada works team in the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Their first season was the 2009 season (ran by Russian Bears Motorsport team).

Russia Lada Sport
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Founded2009
Team principal(s)Vladislav Nezvankin
Current seriesRussian Circuit Racing Series
Noted driversJames Thompson Rob Huff Mikhail Kozlovskiy

Team historyEdit

The team entered the 2009 World Touring Car Championship season, becoming the fourth manufacturer in the championship alongside SEAT, BMW and Chevrolet. The introduction of the new Priora at Porto and the addition of former British Touring Car Champion James Thompson to the driver lineup helped the team to increase their competitiveness during the season. Drivers points were achieved by Thompson for a pair of 6th places at the Imola round.

 
van Lagen driving the Lada Priora

After taking part in two events in 2012 with a single Granta Sport car driven by WTCC race winner James Thompson, the Lada Sport team field two cars in the 2013 season, one for Thompson and one for Russian driver Mikhail Kozlovskiy. The team have secured the precious collaboration of French outfit Oreca for the technical development of the chassis and the 1.6-litre turbo engine. On top of this the programme is supported by Lukoil Racing, Russia’s major oil company.

Complete World Touring Car Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Car No Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 DC Points TC Points
2008 Russian Bears Motorsport Lada 110 2.0 27   Kirill Ladygin BRA
1
BRA
2
MEX
1
MEX
2
ESP
1
ESP
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
CZE
1
CZE
2
POR
1
POR
2
GBR
1
GBR
2
GER
1
GER
2
EUR
1

Ret
EUR
2

22
ITA
1

22
ITA
2

23
JPN
1

19
JPN
2

Ret
MAC
1

Ret
MAC
2

Ret
0 6th* 46*
28   Viktor Shapovalov BRA
1
BRA
2
MEX
1
MEX
2
ESP
1

20
ESP
2

Ret
FRA
1

DNQ
FRA
2
CZE
1

Ret
CZE
2

18
POR
1

Ret
POR
2

24
GBR
1

19
GBR
2

20
GER
1

20
GER
2

23
EUR
1

Ret
EUR
2

DNS
ITA
1

Ret
ITA
2

22
JPN
1
JPN
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
0
29   Jaap Van Lagen BRA
1
BRA
2
MEX
1
MEX
2
ESP
1

Ret
ESP
2

Ret
FRA
1

21
FRA
2

18
CZE
1

21
CZE
2

Ret
POR
1

15
POR
2

21
GBR
1

DNS
GBR
2

18
GER
1

14
GER
2

22
EUR
1

19
EUR
2

18
ITA
1

Ret
ITA
2

19
JPN
1

18
JPN
2

17
MAC
1

21
MAC
2

Ret
0
2009 LADA Sport LADA 110 2.0 18   Jaap Van Lagen BRA
1

17
BRA
2

17
MEX
1

17
MEX
2

17
MAR
1

20
MAR
2

14
FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

13
ESP
1

21
ESP
2

Ret
CZE
1

14
CZE
2

18
POR
1

Ret
POR
2

DNS
GBR
1

Ret
GBR
2

21
0 4th 83
LADA Priora GER
1

10
GER
2

20
ITA
1

Ret
ITA
2

DNS
JPN
1

13
JPN
2

Ret
MAC
1

23
MAC
2

DNS
LADA 110 2.0 19   Kirill Ladygin BRA
1

14
BRA
2

22
MEX
1

18
MEX
2

20
MAR
1

17
MAR
2

11
FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

Ret
ESP
1

Ret
ESP
2

24
CZE
1

15
CZE
2

17
POR
1

19
POR
2

17
GBR
1

19
GBR
2

24
0
LADA Priora GER
1

16
GER
2

23
ITA
1

14
ITA
2

20
JPN
1

16
JPN
2

DNS
MAC
1

DNS
MAC
2

DNS
LADA 110 2.0 20   Viktor Shapovalov BRA
1

13
BRA
2

23
MEX
1

19
MEX
2

19
MAR
1

22
MAR
2

17
FRA
1

17
FRA
2

15
ESP
1

20
ESP
2

21
CZE
1

16
CZE
2

20
POR
1
POR
2
GBR
1
GBR
2
0
LADA Priora GER
1

Ret
GER
2

24
ITA
1
ITA
2
JPN
1
JPN
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
36   James Thompson BRA
1
BRA
2
MEX
1
MEX
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
ESP
1
ESP
2
CZE
1
CZE
2
POR
1

18
POR
2

15
GBR
1

18
GBR
2

22
GER
1
GER
2
ITA
1

6
ITA
2

6
JPN
1

11
JPN
2

Ret
MAC
1

DNS
MAC
2

DNS
17th 6
2012 TMS Sport Lada Granta WTCC 69   James Thompson ITA
1
ITA
2
ESP
1
ESP
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
SVK
1
SVK
2
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

Ret
AUT
1
AUT
2
POR
1

17†
POR
2

11
BRA
1
BRA
2
USA
1
USA
2
JPN
1
JPN
2
CHN
1
CHN
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
0 0
2013 Lada Sport Lukoil Lada Granta WTCC 8   Mikhail Kozlovskiy ITA
1
ITA
2
MAR
1

16
MAR
2

13
SVK
1

20
SVK
2

20
HUN
1

17
HUN
2

20
AUT
1

16
AUT
2

15
RUS
1

14
RUS
2

Ret
POR
1

19
POR
2

19
ARG
1

Ret
ARG
2

16
USA
1

19
USA
2

18
JPN
1

15
JPN
2

19
CHN
1

17
CHN
2

20
MAC
1

15
MAC
2

Ret
0 2nd 601
10   James Thompson ITA
1

DNS
ITA
2

DNS
MAR
1

10
MAR
2

Ret
SVK
1

13
SVK
2

14
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

12
AUT
1

9
AUT
2

12
RUS
1

5
RUS
2

Ret
POR
1

6
POR
2

6
ARG
1

Ret
ARG
2

20†
USA
1

14
USA
2

16
JPN
1

6
JPN
2

11
CHN
1

8
CHN
2

17
MAC
1

Ret
MAC
2

Ret
14th 41
11   Aleksey Dudukalo ITA
1

DNS
ITA
2

DNS
MAR
1
MAR
2
SVK
1
SVK
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
AUT
1
AUT
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
POR
1
POR
2
ARG
1
ARG
2
USA
1
USA
2
JPN
1
JPN
2
CHN
1
CHN
2
MAC
1
MAC
2
0
2014 Lada Sport Lukoil Lada Granta 1.6T 11   James Thompson MAR
1

10
MAR
2

DNS
FRA
1

10
FRA
2

13
HUN
1

DSQ
HUN
2

DSQ
SVK
1

DSQ
SVK
2

C
AUT
1

13
AUT
2

Ret
RUS
1

14
RUS
2

12
BEL
1

17
BEL
2

15
ARG
1

10
ARG
2

9
BEI
1

7
BEI
2

6
CHN
1

Ret
CHN
2

10
JPN
1

13
JPN
2

12
MAC
1

11
MAC
2

9
15th 22 3rd 425
12   Robert Huff MAR
1

Ret
MAR
2

Ret
FRA
1

5
FRA
2

11
HUN
1

11
HUN
2

12
SVK
1

9
SVK
2

C
AUT
1

12
AUT
2

Ret
RUS
1

10
RUS
2

Ret
BEL
1

16
BEL
2

13
ARG
1

7
ARG
2

2
BEI
1

8
BEI
2

1
CHN
1

15†
CHN
2

Ret
JPN
1

12
JPN
2

11
MAC
1

9
MAC
2

1
10th 93
14   Mikhail Kozlovskiy MAR
1

11
MAR
2

5
FRA
1

15
FRA
2

14
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

Ret
SVK
1

Ret
SVK
2

C
AUT
1

14
AUT
2

10
RUS
1

15
RUS
2

Ret
BEL
1

14
BEL
2

12
ARG
1

14
ARG
2

11
BEI
1

11
BEI
2

DNS
CHN
1

Ret
CHN
2

11
JPN
1

14
JPN
2

13
MAC
1

13
MAC
2

Ret
16th 11
2015 Lada Sport Rosneft Lada Vesta WTCC 10   Nick Catsburg ARG
1
ARG
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1

11
RUS
2

4
SVK
1

Ret
SVK
2

Ret
FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

12
POR
1

9
POR
2

6
JPN
1

Ret
JPN
2

Ret
CHN
1

4
CHN
2

Ret
THA
1

Ret
THA
2

DNS
QAT
1

9
QAT
2

Ret
12th 41 3rd 360
12   Robert Huff ARG
1

Ret
ARG
2

Ret
MAR
1

10
MAR
2

Ret
HUN
1

9
HUN
2

Ret
GER
1

Ret
GER
2

7
RUS
1

4
RUS
2

2
SVK
1

4
SVK
2

Ret
FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

DNS
POR
1

10
POR
2

9
JPN
1

8
JPN
2

3
CHN
1

Ret
CHN
2

5
THA
1

6
THA
2

6
QAT
1

12
QAT
2

Ret
10th 103
14   Mikhail Kozlovskiy ARG
1
ARG
2
MAR
1

12
MAR
2

Ret
HUN
1

Ret
HUN
2

Ret
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
SVK
1
SVK
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
POR
1
POR
2
JPN
1
JPN
2
CHN
1
CHN
2
THA
1
THA
2
QAT
1
QAT
2
NC 0
15   James Thompson ARG
1

NC
ARG
2

Ret
MAR
1

11
MAR
2

7
HUN
1

DNS
HUN
2

DNS
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
SVK
1
SVK
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
POR
1
POR
2
JPN
1
JPN
2
CHN
1
CHN
2
THA
1
THA
2
QAT
1
QAT
2
17th 6
46   Jaap van Lagen ARG
1
ARG
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
GER
1

11
GER
2

9
RUS
1

10
RUS
2

Ret
SVK
1

NC
SVK
2

6
FRA
1

10
FRA
2

11
POR
1

8
POR
2

Ret
JPN
1
JPN
2
CHN
1
CHN
2
THA
1
THA
2
QAT
1
QAT
2
15th 16
47   Nicolas Lapierre ARG
1
ARG
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
GER
1
GER
2
RUS
1
RUS
2
SVK
1
SVK
2
FRA
1
FRA
2
POR
1
POR
2
JPN
1

11
JPN
2

8
CHN
1

DSQ
CHN
2

9
THA
1

Ret
THA
2

DNS
QAT
1

10
QAT
2

10
16th 8
2016 Lada Sport Rosneft Lada Vesta WTCC 2   Gabriele Tarquini FRA
1

Ret
FRA
2

Ret
SVK
1

4
SVK
2

13
HUN
1

5
HUN
2

Ret
MAR
1

4
MAR
2

3
GER
1

7
GER
2

9
RUS
1

1
RUS
2

2
POR
1

12
POR
2

13
ARG
1

14
ARG
2

13
JPN
1

10
JPN
2

10
CHN
1

16†
CHN
2

5
QAT
1

1
QAT
2

7
9th 147 3rd 536
7   Hugo Valente FRA
1

5
FRA
2

7
SVK
1

12
SVK
2

Ret
HUN
1

6
HUN
2

9
MAR
1

Ret
MAR
2

4
GER
1

6
GER
2

10
RUS
1

4
RUS
2

7
POR
1

Ret
POR
2

9
ARG
1

Ret
ARG
2

Ret
JPN
1

Ret
JPN
2

13
CHN
1

6
CHN
2

12
QAT
1

Ret
QAT
2

Ret
12th 78
10   Nick Catsburg FRA
1

8
FRA
2

5
SVK
1

11
SVK
2

3
HUN
1

3
HUN
2

13
MAR
1

Ret
MAR
2

7
GER
1

9
GER
2

6
RUS
1

2
RUS
2

1
POR
1

3
POR
2

7
ARG
1

13
ARG
2

12
JPN
1

7
JPN
2

11
CHN
1

5
CHN
2

4
QAT
1

8
QAT
2

14
7th 175

* 2008 in Yokohama Teams' Trophy

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

External linksEdit