FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia

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FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia
Automotodróm Slovakia Ring
Slovakiaring.svg
Race information
Number of times held7
First held2012
Most wins (drivers)Italy Gabriele Tarquini (3)
Most wins (constructors)France Citroën (4)
Last race (2018)
Race 1 Winner
Race 2 Winner

The FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia, currently the FIA WTCR Race of Slovakia, is a former round of the World Touring Car Championship, currently of the World Touring Car Cup, held at the Automotodróm Slovakia Ring, in the village of Orechová Potôň, Slovakia, 42 km away from the capital city of Bratislava.

The race made its debut in the World Touring Car Championship as the fourth round of the 2012 season and as a replacement for the proposed Argentinian round.[1]

The race was held for another four consecutive years, until 2016, not being included in the 2017 season calendar of the series.

It returned however as a round of the inaugural World Touring Car Cup season in 2018, as a replacement for the cancelled Argentina round.

Winners[edit]

Year Race Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2019 Race 1 Belgium Frédéric Vervisch Germany Audi Slovakia Ring Report
Race 2 Argentina Néstor Girolami Japan Honda
Race 3 China Ma Qing Hua Italy Alfa Romeo
2018 Race 1 Spain Pepe Oriola Spain Cupra Report
Race 2 Italy Gabriele Tarquini South Korea Hyundai
Race 3 Hungary Norbert Michelisz South Korea Hyundai
2016 Opening Race Portugal Tiago Monteiro Japan Honda Report
Main Race Argentina José María López France Citroën
2015 Race 1 France Yvan Muller France Citroën Report
Race 2 France Sébastien Loeb France Citroën
2014 Race 1 France Sébastien Loeb France Citroën Report
Race 2 Race cancelled
2013 Race 1 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Japan Honda Report
Race 2 Netherlands Tom Coronel Germany BMW
2012 Race 1 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Spain SEAT Report
Race 2 United Kingdom Robert Huff United States Chevrolet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovakia Ring replaces Argentina". World Touring Car Championship. Kigema Sport Organisation. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.[permanent dead link]