FIA WTCC Race of Belgium

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FIA WTCC Race of Belgium
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Spa-Francorchamps of Belgium.svg
Race information
Number of times held 4
First held 2005
Last held 2014
Most wins (drivers) Italy G. Tarquini (2)
Most wins (constructors) Germany BMW (2)
Spain SEAT (2)
France Citroën (2)
Last race (2014)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner

The FIA WTCC Race of Belgium was a round of the World Touring Car Championship, most recently held at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. It has also been held at Circuit Zolder.

The race was run in the first season of the revived World Touring Car Championship in 2005, at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Having been left off the calendar for four seasons, the Race of Belgium returned in 2010, this time being held at Zolder. Having also run in 2011, Belgium was left off the 2012 calendar.[1] The race is scheduled to return for the 2014 season, returning to the Spa–Francorchamps circuit with a provisional date of 22 June.[2] Belgium was dropped from the calendar once again when the 2015 schedule was revealed.[3]

No Belgian drivers have won their home race although two drivers, Pierre-Yves Corthals and Vincent Radermecker have both contested their home event.

Winners[edit]

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2014 Race 1 France Yvan Muller France Citroën Spa-Francorchamps Report
Race 2 Argentina José María López France Citroën
2011 Race 1 United Kingdom Robert Huff United States Chevrolet Zolder Report
Race 2 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Spain SEAT
2010 Race 1 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Spain SEAT Report
Race 2 United Kingdom Andy Priaulx Germany BMW
2005 Race 1 Germany Dirk Müller Germany BMW Spa-Francorchamps Report
Race 2 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi Italy Alfa Romeo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beer, Matt (23 September 2011). "World Touring Car Championship announces restructured calendar for 2012". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Tremayne, Sam (5 November 2013). "Marrakech to open 2014 WTCC season for the first time". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Mills, Peter (3 December 2014). "Qatar replaces Macau on 2015 WTCC calendar". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 10 December 2014.