The ETCC is the step prior to the WTCC, and from 2016, it will be more than ever. Eurosport Events, organizer of both contests, has announced the awards that will have the European Touring car Championship in the next season. The great novelty resides in that the winners of the ETCC will have the opportunity to compete in a test of the WTCC in 2017, without any cost. A prize which will be complemented with a training program so that pilots have a learning curve correct. This reward will be applicable to the winners of the categories TCN2 and Super 2000.
The two winning pilots will have the opportunity to play in one of the rounds of european WTCC in 2017, though you have not specified the details. Both the circuit and the vehicle TC1 to use will be revealed in the future. In addition, the winner of the category S1600 will have a test with a car TCN2 before the start of the season 2017, thus creating a staircase seamlessly between the different categories of the European Touring car (ETCC) and World Touring car (WTCC). Finally, the partner of the category ” Yokohama will provide 150,000 euros in prizes for all the participants of the different categories.
It should be recalled that the ETCC will have a calendar compact
six tests in 2016. The European Cars will share track with the WTCC in
four rounds, while they played two other appointments
independent along with other categories. The scenarios in which the categories of Eurosport Events will share the track with Paul Ricard (3
April), Slovakiaring (17 April), Nürburgring (may 28) and Vila Real (12
June). The other two tests will be played in the path French Magny
Cours (10 July) and in Imola next to the F3 European (2 October).