Touring Cars 2020 Touring Car discussion (TCR, BTCC etc.)

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  1. GTracer38

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    Toyota C-HR of some variety was out and about at Fuji


    It could be a TCR car. I think it may be a TCL car after having a read on the regs for that.
    It could be something completely different, I'm not really up-to-speed with non-Australian motorsport.
     
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    I've been waiting for something more hard core than the past Nurburgring 24H Lexus SUV & C-HR. Could definitely see it as a category for Puma, CX-3, Kona, etc.

     
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    I'm not seeing much in the way of confirmed entries for this year's WTCR just a bunch of stories about teams withdrawing? Is it still gonna go ahead?
     
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    Looks futuristic


     
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    Missed this bit of news. Good stuff. Hopefully Aaron can put the Peugeot up the pointy end of the field.
     
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    Having Julien Briche available, will the best thing for his campaign.
     
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    Still seems weird to see GoodYear on hot hatches.
     
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    Guess they didn't want to run the new Cupra either. You g to be an interesting WTCR.
     
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    That’s a brave move, considering TCR hasn’t even kicked off in NZ yet. Delayed, even. Good way to gently force competitors into the new series though.

    Edit: I realised this comment comes off as a little cynical but that wasn’t my intention at all. :p
     
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    I didn't read it like that. Seriously, some of the NZ competitors getting a jump start in ATCR at the Grand Prix and some future rounds. The feedback from those and new competitors, will also boost interest in NZTCR.
     
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    Can't wait for the season to begin.
     
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    Qualifying format is interesting. Reads like a video game.

    Think they'll still finish off in China?

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    Got plenty of rallycross/Race of Champions/Robot Wars impressions through reading the format, though I'm surprised that there isn't a 'final' final between the top three drivers in each final. Otherwise it seems like only drivers who qualified for Final A will have a chance to earn outright victory. Not entirely sure how well the format will work out on longer circuits like the Salzburgring, especially with only three or four cars on the grid per 'Battle' race, but we'll have to see. Too early to say about the Chinese round, but hopefully it should still go ahead depending on how quickly the current medical situation can be resolved.

    Meanwhile, Ciceley Motorsport announces its title sponsor, identity and two-car entry for BTCC 2020. Adam Morgan and Dan Rowbottom retained as drivers:


    Münnich Motorsport to expand their WTCR Honda operation:


    And on a sadder note, Rob Huff to not compete in WTCR this year:
     
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    Oh snap.
     
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