WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia stats and facts

WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia stats and facts

21.11.2022: WTCR − Race of Saudi Arabia Jeddah Corniche Circuit 25-27 November 2022 DID YOU KNOW? *The WTCR is 106 races old following Race 2 at WTCR Race of Bahrain. Two drivers, Tom Coronel and Esteban Guerrieri, have made 105 starts, while No


WTCR − Race of Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Corniche Circuit
25-27 November 2022




DID YOU KNOW?


*The WTCR is 106 races old following Race 2 at WTCR Race of Bahrain. Two drivers, Tom Coronel and Esteban Guerrieri, have made 105 starts, while Norbert Michelisz has started 104 times.



*Esteban Guerrieri is the WTCR’s most successful driver in terms of race wins with the Honda-powered racer triumphing 10 times for ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport.


*Since the WTCR began in 2018 Gabriele Tarquini (once), Norbert Michelisz (once) and Yann Ehrlacher (twice) have taken the Drivers’ titles.


*WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia is the second WTCR event to take place in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia the 18th county to host the series.


*None of the drivers competing at WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia have sampled the all-new Jeddah Corniche Circuit’s Short Track in competition.


*The state-of-the-art venue on the banks of the Red Sea, which opened in 2021 and hosts Saudi Arabia’s Formula One Grand Prix, is the 23rd to stage the all-action WTCR.


*Fourteen nationalities will have been represented in the WTCR this season with a further two represented by teams and two more by manufacturers to underline the WTCR’s global appeal.


*Ahmed Bin Khanen will become the first driver from the Middle East to race in WTCR, although Mehdi Bennani was the series’ first Arabic driver having made his WTCR debut in 2018.


*Dániel Nagy is the only all-season WTCR racer yet to take a WTCR race victory although he has finished second on one occasion and led at WTCR Race of Spain in June.


*The Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition is the Official Safety Car of the WTCR for a third season. Pedro Couceiro from Portugal is on driving duty at WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia.





RACE WINNERS IN 2022


WTCR Clean Fuels for All Race of France (Circuit de Pau-Ville):
Race 1: Néstor Girolami (ARG), ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport, Honda Civic Type R TCR
Race 2: Mikel Azcona (ESP), BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, Hyundai Elantra N TCR


WTCR Race of Hungary (Hungaroring):
Race 1: Mikel Azcona (ESP), BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, Hyundai Elantra N TCR
Race 2: Santiago Urrutia (URY), Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, Lynk & Co 03 TCR


WTCR Race of Spain (MotorLand Aragón):
Race 1: Gilles Magnus (BEL), Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2: Mikel Azcona (ESP), BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, Hyundai Elantra N TCR


WTCR Race of Portugal (Circuito Internacional de Vila Real):
Race 1: Santiago Urrutia (URY), Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, Lynk & Co 03 TCR
Race 2: Rob Huff (GBR), Zengő Motorsport, CUPRA Leon Competición


WTCR Race of Italy (Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi):
Race 1: Néstor Girolami (ARG), ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport, Honda Civic Type R TCR
Race 2: Gilles Magnus (BEL), Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS


WTCR Race of Alsace GrandEst (Circuit de l’Anneau du Rhin):
Race 1: Nathanaël Berthon (FRA), Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport, Audi RS 3 LMS
Race 2: Rob Huff (GBR), Zengő Motorsport, CUPRA Leon Competición


WTCR Race of Bahrain (Bahrain International Circuit):
Race 1: Mikel Azcona (ESP), BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, Hyundai Elantra N TCR
Race 2: Norbert Michelisz (HUN), BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, Hyundai Elantra N TCR


Remaining races
WTCR Race of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah Corniche Circuit), November 26-27




HOW THEY STAND?

WTCR − FIA World Touring Car Cup for Drivers provisional standings after 16 rounds:


Goodyear #FollowTheLeader: Mikel Azcona, 297 points


2 Néstor Girolami, 237 points
3 Nathanaël Berthon, 200 points
4 Rob Huff, 187 points
5 Norbert Michelisz, 179 points



WTCR − FIA World Touring Car Cup for Teams provisional standings after 16 rounds:



1 BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse, 476 points
2 ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport, 372 points
3 Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport, 283 points
4 Comtoyou Team Audi Sport, 277 points
5 Zengő Motorsport, 251 points



WTCR Trophy provisional standings after 16 rounds:

1 Rob Huff, 124 points
2 Mehdi Bennani, 91 points
3 Tom Coronel, 87 points
4 Dániel Nagy, 46 points
5 Bence Boldizs, 7 points



Click HERE to view the full provisional standings







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