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Featured WTCC and TCR International to Merge in 2018?

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Paul Jeffrey, Nov 17, 2017.

  1. Alvaro de la Orden

    Alvaro de la Orden

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    I concur. Mid 2000's witnessed amazing touring championships both WTCC and BTCC series. Cars look great, with a decent aero kit, looking bold but easy to drive, allowing bumper to bumper fighting driving style, and about 300 hp. Not to mention, look a that driver list.
    Current WTCC cars look like spaceships. absolutely depending on aero and bizarrely dressed with extra wings, splitters and whatnot. Expensive. Racing is boring, they even turning the Green Hell into a drag race to overtake in the main straight. Terrible.

    Some 2007 WTCC action at Valencia, good old days. FullHD is as missed as fun is on current WTCC.

     
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  2. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    wow, look at the depth of the field, nearly forgot what a decent touring car grid should look like, thx :)
     
  3. Richard Hessels

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    Yea car-racing is just like the rest of the world. Some big manufacturers step in, hooray!, start throwing around big money, hooray!. Get all the best people, hooray!. Than start having a say in the rules, hmmm. So they only choose rules that suit them, hmmm. That mainly involves rules only their budgets can cope with. So all the small privateers get pushed further back the field with every rule change. Til there is only a few big companies with the deepest wallets left at the front of the grid, sometimes only one. Because of this popularity gets down drastically, people turn their backs on the sports, than sponsors leave all searching for something new. Leaving a dead series behind. Up to the next...
     
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  4. MoerasGrizzly

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    TCR International would simply take over the WTCC branding I think. The whole point of TCR international was to replace the WTCC as a better touring car world championship to begin with :).
     
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  5. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    there are basically no works teams to throw out, just the hondas, so a compromise should be doable.