FIA WTCC Race of China

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FIA WTCC Race of China
Shanghai International Circuit
Shanghai International Racing Circuit track map.svg
Race information
Number of times held 5
First held 2011
Last held 2015
Most wins (drivers) Switzerland Alain Menu (2)
United Kingdom Tom Chilton (2)
Argentina José María López (2)
United Kingdom Robert Huff (2)
Most wins (constructors) United States Chevrolet (6)
Last race (2015)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner

The FIA WTCC Race of China is a round of the World Touring Car Championship currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit located in Shanghai, China. The 2011 round was first announced to be held at the Guangdong International Circuit, but was later moved to Tianma Circuit for an unspecified reason.[1] For 2012 the race moved to the nearby Shanghai International Circuit.[2]

The race made its debut in the World Touring Car Championship as the 11th round of the 2011 World Touring Car Championship season.

Winners[edit]

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2016 Opening Race Sweden Thed Björk Sweden Volvo Shanghai International Circuit Report
Main Race Argentina José María López France Citroën
2015 Race 1 Argentina José María López France Citroën Report
Race 2 France Yvan Muller France Citroën
2014 Race 1 Argentina José María López France Citroën Report
Race 2 Morocco Mehdi Bennani Japan Honda
Race 1 United Kingdom Tom Chilton United States Chevrolet Goldenport Park Circuit Report
Race 2 United Kingdom Robert Huff Russia Lada
2013 Race 1 United Kingdom Tom Chilton United States Chevrolet Shanghai International Circuit Report
Race 2 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Japan Honda
2012 Race 1 Switzerland Alain Menu United States Chevrolet Report
Race 2 United Kingdom Robert Huff United States Chevrolet
2011 Race 1 Switzerland Alain Menu United States Chevrolet Tianma Circuit Report
Race 2 France Yvan Muller United States Chevrolet

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chinese round move confirmed for Tianma - touringcartimes.com 30 september 2011
  2. ^ "WTCC release 2012 calendar". Eurosport. Yahoo! Sports. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2013.