Video: Pechito Lopez dominated WTCC practice at the Nürburgring Nordschleife


The WTCC will have during the month of May the most anticipated calendar date because the race will take place at the legendary circuit Nurburgring Nordschleife . Pilots and tested on a path that extends for more than 25-kilometer . [1.99901 million]



E l May 14 will mark the return World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife and pilots of the category and made the first batch of training.

Of course, the main course of the weekend will be 24 hours of Nürburgring , but the attraction of seeing the World Touring Car race at the German circuit is irresistible. To catch up with a circuit of this magnitude, the WTCC already had a day of testing that allowed the pilots to know a little more about the details of the track.

Lopez dominated WTCC training on the Nordschleife.

The reigning champions Argentine driver Jose Maria Lopez scored the best time in the WTCC official test at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, where Citroën managed to put three cars in the top three positions.

Pechito comfortably set the pace in the morning and continued to dominate the timesheets in the afternoon, with a best time of 8m 38,027 seconds around the circuit 25 kilometers of extension . So Argentina was located 2.5 seconds faster than his teammate Sebastien Loeb who took second place, while Ma Qing Hua was the fastest 3.4 seconds Lopez third.

Lopez tries this season to defend the title won last year and, like his teammates, had already proved extremely enthusiastic about the idea of ​​participating in the German track.

This is the first appearance in a World Championship FIA since 1983. The race will take place on a path that combines along over 25 kilometers circuit GP with the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife.