1993 FIA Touring Car Challenge

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1993 FIA Touring Car World Cup
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The 1993 FIA Touring Car Challenge was the first running of the FIA Touring Car World Cup. It was held on 17 October 1993 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy. Paul Radisich won the event after winning both races, while Italy was the winning nation.

Entry list[edit]

Nation No Driver Entrant Car 1993 Championship
Australia Australia 1 Tony Longhurst BMW Motorsport Team Bigazzi BMW 318i Australian Touring Car Championship
2 Mark Skaife Nissan Castrol Racing Nissan Primera
Belgium Belgium 3 Éric Bachelart Peugeot Belgium Peugeot 405 Belgian Touring Car Championship
4 Marc Duez Valier Motorsport BMW 318i
5 Eric van de Poele Nissan Castrol Racing Nissan Primera French Supertouring Championship
7 Thierry Tassin BMW Motorsport Team Schnitzer BMW 318i Belgian Touring Car Championship
Switzerland Switzerland 9 Bernard Thuner Eggenberger Motorsport Peugeot 405 unknown
Germany Germany 11 Frank Biela ROC Competition Audi 80 French Supertouring Championship
12 Alexander Burgstaller BMW Motorsport Team Bigazzi BMW 318i Italian Superturismo Championship
13 Christian Danner Schubel Engineering Alfa Romeo 155 Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft
14 Franz Engstler Schubel Engineering Alfa Romeo 155 German Touring Car Championship (Class 2)
15 Hans-Joachim Stuck ROC Competition Audi 80 24 Hours of Le Mans
16 Joachim Winkelhock BMW Motorsport Team Schnitzer BMW 318i British Touring Car Championship
France France 17 Laurent Aïello FINA Team Oreca BMW 318i French Supertouring Championship
18 Paul Belmondo Opel France Opel Vectra
19 Christophe Bouchut Peugeot Talbot Sport Peugeot 405
20 Alain Cudini Opel France Opel Vectra
21 Phillipe Gache Fiat Auto France Alfa Romeo 155
22 Yannick Dalmas Peugeot Talbot Sport Peugeot 405
23 Jean-Pierre Malcher FINA Team Oreca BMW 318i
24 Marc Sourd ROC Competition Audi 80
United Kingdom Great Britain 25 Julian Bailey Team Securicor Toyota Toyota Carina British Touring Car Championship
26 John Cleland Vauxhall Sport Vauxhall Cavalier
27 Robb Gravett Peugeot Talbot Sport Peugeot 405
28 Will Hoy Team Securicor Toyota Toyota Carina
29 David Leslie Ecurie Ecosse Vauxhall Cavalier
30 Kieth O'Dor Nissan Castrol Racing Nissan Primera
31 Andy Rouse Ford Team Mondeo Ford Mondeo
32 Steve Soper BMW Motorsport Team Schnitzer BMW 318i
Italy Italy 33 Ivan Capelli Nissan Castrol Racing Nissan Primera Italian Superturismo Championship
34 Fabrizio Giovanardi Peugeot Talbot Italia Peugeot 405
35 Nicola Larini Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 155 Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft
36 Stefano Modena Euroteam BMW 318i Italian Superturismo Championship
37 Alessandro Nannini Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 155
38 Emanuele Pirro CiBiEmme BMW 318i
39 Roberto Ravaglia CiBiEmme BMW 318i
40 Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 155
New Zealand New Zealand 41 Paul Radisich Ford Team Mondeo Ford Mondeo British Touring Car Championship
Portugal Portugal 42 Ni Amorim TPM Opel Motorsport Opel Astra Portuguese Touring Car Championship
Sweden Sweden 43 Per-Gunnar Andersson Peggen Motorsport BMW 318i Nordic Touring Car Championship
44 Slim Borgudd Mazda Cars Mazda Xedos 6 none
Venezuela Venezuela 45 Johnny Cecotto BMW Motorsport Team Bigazzi BMW 318i Italian Superturismo Championship
South Africa South Africa 49 Deon Joubert BMW South Africa BMW 318i South African Touring Car Championship

Results[edit]

Drivers' standings[edit]

Pos Driver Race
1
Race
2
Pts
1 New Zealand Paul Radisich 1 1 80
2 Italy Nicola Larini 3 2 54
3 France Philippe Gache 12 3 33
4 France Alain Cudini 2 21 30
5 Germany Alexander Burgstaller 11 4 30
6 United Kingdom John Cleland 4 17 24
7 France Christophe Bouchut 10 9 23
8 France Yannick Dalmas 6 16 20
9 Belgium Eric van de Poele 18 5 19
10 France Jean-Pierre Malcher 16 8 18
11 Italy Alessandro Nannini 5 Ret 16
12 Italy Emanuele Pirro 35 6 15
13 Italy Stefano Modena 26 7 14
14 Germany Joachim Winkelhock 7 Ret 14
15 United Kingdom Robb Gravett 8 Ret 13
16 United Kingdom Julian Bailey 9 Ret 12
17 Italy Gabriele Tarquini 22 10 11
18 Germany Christian Danner 37 11 10
19 Belgium Marc Duez 24 12 9
20 Italy Ivan Capelli 25 13 8
21 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto 13 26 8
22 Australia Tony Longhurst 29 14 7
23 Germany Franz Engstler 14 Ret 7
24 Italy Roberto Ravaglia 38 15 6
25 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi 15 27 6
26 Germany Frank Biela 19 18 5
27 United Kingdom Will Hoy 17 30 4
28 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Ret 19 2
29 Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck 21 20 1
30 France Marc Sourd 20 22 1
31 Sweden Slim Borgudd 23 Ret
32 Belgium Éric Bachelart Ret 23
33 Sweden Per-Gunnar Andersson 32 24
34 Switzerland Bernard Thuner 27 25
35 Australia Mark Skaife 33 28
36 Portugal Ni Amorim 28 Ret
37 United Kingdom Kieth O'Dor 31 29
38 France Paul Belmondo 30 Ret
39 France Laurent Aiello Ret 31
40 Belgium Thierry Tassin 34 32
41 United Kingdom David Leslie 36 Ret
42 South Africa Deon Joubert 39 Ret
United Kingdom Steve Soper Ret NS
Pos Driver Race
1
Race
2
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Nations' standings[edit]

Pos Nation Points
1 Italy Italy 86
2 France France 86
3 New Zealand New Zealand 80
4 Germany Germany 64
5 Belgium Belgium 28
6 United Kingdom Great Britain 15
7 Venezuela Venezuela 8
8 Australia Australia 7
  • Each nation nominated up to 5 point-scoring drivers.

Points System

Points awarded to top 20 finishers as follows: 40-30-24-20-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.

References[edit]

Images from 'Motorsport Aktuell'