FIA WTCC Race of the United States

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Flag of the United States.svg FIA WTCC Race of the United States
Sonoma Raceway
Sonoma (WTCC) layout.png
Race information
Number of times held 2
First held 2012
Last held 2013
Most wins (drivers) France Y. Muller (1)
United Kingdom R. Huff (1)
United Kingdom T. Chilton (1)
Italy G. Tarquini (1)
Most wins (constructors) United States Chevrolet (3)
Last race (2013):
Race 1 Winner United Kingdom Tom Chilton
(RML)
Race 2 Winner Italy Gabriele Tarquini
(Castrol Honda Team)

The FIA WTCC Race of the United States was a round of the World Touring Car Championship, held at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. It was first held in the 2012 World Touring Car Championship season.[1] Each race consists of 13 laps of the 4.025-kilometre (2.501 mi) circuit.[2]

It was originally included in the schedule for the 2014 season but was dropped from the calendar in June 2014 due to logistical issues, to be replaced by an additional round in China.[3]

For the event, the circuit was modified. It used the full circuit, but with the bus stop chicane replacing the esses.

Winners[edit]

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2013 Race 1 United Kingdom Tom Chilton United States Chevrolet Sonoma Report
Race 2 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Japan Honda
2012 Race 1 France Yvan Muller United States Chevrolet Report
Race 2 United Kingdom Robert Huff United States Chevrolet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTCC set to move to the USA". Eurosport. 22 April 2011. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "WTCC to use full road course at Sonoma". WTCC FIA World Touring Car Championship. 22 August 2012. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Hudson, Neil (2 June 2014). "USA round of the WTCC cancelled due to logistics problem". TouringCarTimes (Mediaempire Stockholm AB). Retrieved 2 June 2014.