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The Touring Car Championship is the league's Touring car series. It is heavily orientated towards TCR's series concept and thus mirrors the usual TCR championships and weekend schedules, which contains a 10 minute Qualifying, followed by three 15-minute races. As it's the pinnacle of IVRC it will be held every Saturday of a IVRC TCC meeting.

The series features the closest competition of the IVRC. Only the best will succeed in the Touring Car Championship!

History

Touring Car Championship (2018–present):

The foundation of the IVRC included several bids and thoughts about the series to go for, ranging from open-wheeler series over multi-class racing to touring cars. However, in late January 2018, the decision was made towards a TCR-inspired series. The series was a huge initial success, despite competing with various other leagues. IVRC looks forward to keep the momentum and improve even further in 2019.

Marc Stwerka won the drivers' championship, while MPG Competition secured the inaugural teams' championship.

Race weekend

On Saturdays, drivers have a 10-minute qualifying session. The qualifying session decides the grid order for race one, run over a time of 15 minutes. After short breaks in between, the same procedure repeats for race two and three, which cover the same distance.

Point system

2018

Both races will be run with a scoring system similar to the one used in Formula One:

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

2019 onwards

All races will be run with a scoring system similar to the one used in WTCR:

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

The maximum number of points a driver can score at any round will be 75.

  • Each driver has to drive 50% of race distance to be eligible for points.

Specifications

  • Game: Automobilista
  • Eligible Cars:
    • Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR*
    • Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV-TCR
    • Audi RS3 LMS
    • CUPRA León TCR
    • Honda Civic Type-R TCR (FK2)
    • Honda Civic Type-R TCR (FK8)*
    • Hyundai i30 N TCR*
    • Opel Astra TCR*
    • Peugeot 308 TCR
    • Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR*

Italic text = still under objection

Champions

Season Champion Second Third Teams champion Rookie cup winner Platform
2018 Germany Marc Stwerka Germany Constantin Grimminger Greece Nick Atsidakos Germany MPG Competition Not Held Automobilista
2019-1 Germany Marc Stwerka Spain Carlos Frau Germany Phillip Volland Germany MPG Competition Lithuania Aurimas Auga
2019-2 Germany Marc Stwerka Poland Bernard Mróz Germany Phillip Volland Spain Repsol Swinegel Racing Lithuania Saulius Laurinavicius
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