FIA WTCC Race of Spain

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Flag of Spain.svg FIA WTCC Race of Spain
Circuit Ricardo Tormo
Valencia (Ricardo Tormo) track map.svg
Race information
Number of times held 8
First held 2005
Last held 2012
Most wins (drivers) France Yvan Muller (4)
Most wins (constructors) United States Chevrolet (6)
Last race (2012):
Race 1 Winner France Yvan Muller
(Chevrolet)
Race 2 Winner Switzerland Alain Menu
(Chevrolet)

The FIA WTCC Race of Spain was a round of the World Touring Car Championship, which was held at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo near the city of Valencia in Spain. The race ran at Valencia every year from the return of the series in 2005 season through to 2012. The event was initially kept on the 2013 calendar without a venue being confirmed,[1] it was later dropped entirely from the schedule.[2]

Jordi Gené is the only Spanish driver to win their home race. He won the first race in 2005 from pole position driving for native manufacturer SEAT.

Winners[edit]

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2012 Race 1 France Yvan Muller United States Chevrolet Valencia Report
Race 2 Switzerland Alain Menu United States Chevrolet
2011 Race 1 France Yvan Muller United States Chevrolet Report
Race 2 France Yvan Muller United States Chevrolet
2010 Race 1 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Spain SEAT Report
Race 2 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Spain SEAT
2009 Race 1 France Yvan Muller Spain SEAT Report
Race 2 Brazil Augusto Farfus Germany BMW
2008 Race 1 United Kingdom Rob Huff United States Chevrolet Report
Race 2 Switzerland Alain Menu United States Chevrolet
2007 Race 1 United Kingdom James Thompson Italy Alfa Romeo Report
Race 2 United Kingdom James Thompson Italy Alfa Romeo
2006 Race 1 Brazil Augusto Farfus Italy Alfa Romeo Report
Race 2 Germany Jörg Müller Germany BMW
2005 Race 1 Spain Jordi Gené Spain SEAT Report
Race 2 Germany Jörg Müller Germany BMW

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Leary, Jamie (28 September 2012). "2013 WTCC calendar includes first Russian round". Autosport (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "WTCC confirms calendar for 2013 season". TouringCarTimes (Mediaempire Stockholm AB). 21 December 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2014.