'Halt' to Hyundai and Honda with the 'BoP' WTCR


With four victories out of six possible and a pace superior to that of its rivals, evident especially in the last appointment of the WTCR, at the Hungaroring, the Hyundai i30 N TCR and Honda Civic Type R have been shown to be a step ahead the rest of the car TCR you are competing in the World Cup. Therefore, WSR and FIA have confirmed a series of changes of immediate application in the ‘Balance of Performance’ to match the performance of these two cars with the rest of the grid. While the rest of the vehicles have received measures to improve its performance, the Hyundai and Honda are not benefiting from these changes.

among the changes that have been carried out WSR and FIA, which affects in a major way to the WTCR is the adjustment of the minimum heights of the vehicles with gearbox sequential. While the Hyundai i30 N TCR and the Honda Civic Type TCR maintained the same operating height of 80 mm which had until now, all other vehicles TCR may be circular with a height that is 10 millimeters lower, i.e. 70 millimeters. With this measure it is intended that the level of all cars TCR is equal between the cars with sequential shift.

in Addition, as the rules TCR affects a multitude of national championships and regional, it has also been prescribed to a height of 60 mm for models with DSG that compete in other competitions, including the Audi RS 3 LMS DSG wins 10 pounds of minimum weight and the Seat Leon TCR / Cupra TCR DSG lose 10 kilos. For its part, the Peugeot 308 Racing Cup loses 40 kilograms to have a minimum weight of 1225 kg. These changes have been applied since this weekend on the occasion of the first round of the series TCR Europe and the STCC.