2018 TCR Series seasons

This article describes some of the 2018 seasons of TCR Series across the world.

2018 TCR Series
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VLN TCR Class

The 2018 Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring TCR Class was the second season for the TCR Class in the championship.

Teams and drivers

Team Car No. Drivers Rounds
Bonk Motorsport[1] Peugeot 308 Racing Cup TCR[1] 308 Jürgen Nett[1] 1
Joachim Nett[1]
Bradley Philpot[1]
Audi RS3 LMS TCR[1] 810 Hermann Bock[1] 1-3
Michael Bonk[1] 1
Max Partl[2] 2
Møller Bil Motorsport[3] Audi RS3 LMS TCR[2] 801 Håkon Schjærin[2] 2-3, 5-7-9
Atle Gulbrandsen[2]
Kenneth Østvold[2]
Anders Lindstad 5
LMS Racing[2] CUPRA León TCR[2] 802 Antti Buri[2] 2
Kari-Pekka Laaksonen[2]
Mathilda Racing[2] Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 804 Moritz Oestreich 5
Andreas Gülden 5
Michael Paatz 8
Christian Schmitz 9
Frederic Yerly 9
Matthias Wasel 9
CUPRA León TCR[2] 806 Andreas Gülden[2] 2-7-8-9
Moritz Oestreich 3-6
Heiko Hammel 6-8-9
S.Pace-Racing[4] Opel Astra TCR[1] 808 5
Matthias Wasel[1] 1-4
Ben Bünnagel[1]
Markus Diederich[1] 1-3
Hyundai Motorsport N[1]
Target Competition
Hyundai i30 N TCR[1] 813 Manuel Lauck 9
Marc Basseng 9
830 Kang Byung Hui[1] 1
Kim Jae Kyun
Oestreich Moritz
Naumann Guide
831 Gabriele Tarquini[1] 1
Nicola Larini[1]
Manuel Lauck[1]
Garage Rothenberger GmbH[1] CUPRA León TCR[1] 818 Sandro Rothenberger[1] 1-2, 4, 6-7
Edy Kamm 4
FEV Racing[1] CUPRA León TCR[1] 820 Benedikt Gentgen[1] 1-9
Arndt Hallmanns[1] 1-2
"Rennsemmel" 3
Marcell Willert 4
Martin Pischinger 5-6, 8-9
Lukas Thiele 6-7, 9
Bernd Hömberg 7
Lubner Motorsport[1] LADA Vesta TCR[5] 821 Jens Wulf[5] 3-4
Lukas Thiele[5] 3-4, 8
Andrei Sidorenko[5] 3, 8
Opel Astra TCR[1] 822 Rudolf Rhyn[1] 1-6
Thomas Jäger[1] 1-8
Thorsten Wolter[1]
Michael Brüggenkamp 5
Hannu Luostarinen 7
Jasmin Preisig 8
823 Jens Wulf[1] 1-2, 5
Lukas Thiele[1]
Andrei Sidorenko[1] 1
Ilkka Kariste[2] 2
Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK2) 825 Roland Schmid 3-4, 6
Roger Vögeli
Frederic Yerly
Rennworks Racing[2] CUPRA León TCR[2] 824 Armin Eckl[2] 2-3, 5
Frank Eickholt[2] 2-3
Peter Terting[2] 2
Dennis Eckl 3, 5
Ulrich Andree 5
Milltek Sport CUPRA León TCR[2] 835 Moritz Gusenbauer 4-6
Werner Gusenbauer

Calendar and results

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning drivers Winning team
1 Nürburgring Nordschleife 24 March Benedikt Gentgen
Arndt Hallmanns
Rudolf Rhyn
Thomas Jäger
Thorsten Wolter
Benedikt Gentgen
Arndt Hallmanns
FEV Racing
2 7 April Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Andreas Gülden Andreas Gülden Mathilda Racing
3 23 June Andreas Gülden
Moritz Oestreich
Andreas Gülden
Moritz Oestreich
Andreas Gülden
Moritz Oestreich
Mathilda Racing
4 7 July Rudolf Rhyn
Thomas Jäger
Thorsten Wolter
Benedikt Gentgen
Marcell Willert
Andreas Gülden
Moritz Oestreich
Mathilda Racing
5 18 August Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Anders Lindstad
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Anders Lindstad
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Anders Lindstad
Møller Bil Motorsport
6 1 September Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Møller Bil Motorsport
7 22 September Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Møller Bil Motorsport
8 6 October Benedikt Gentgen
Martin Pischinger
Andreas Gülden
Heiko Hammel
Andreas Gülden
Heiko Hammel
Mathilda Racing
9 20 October Andreas Gülden
Heiko Hammel
Håkon Schjærin
Atle Gulbrandsen
Kenneth Østvold
Andreas Gülden
Heiko Hammel
Mathilda Racing

TCR Baltic Trophy

The 2018 TCR Baltic Trophy Ws the second season of the TCR Baltic Trophy. TCR Baltic Trophy was contested within the Baltic Touring Car Championship events.

Teams and drivers

Team Car No. Drivers Rounds
GSR Motorsport[6] Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR[6] 5 Ernesta Globytė[6] 1, 3, 4
Energizer Racing[6] 95 Rokas Kvedaras[7] 1

Calendar and results

The 2018 schedule was announced on 15 March 2018.[8] The calendar includes three rounds in Latvia and two in Estonia all supporting the Baltic Touring Car Championship.

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team
1 1 Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 12–13 April Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
2 Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
2 1 Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 9–10 June No drivers entered
2
3 1 Auto24ring, Pärnu 30 June–1 July Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
2 Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
4 1 Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 18–19 August Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
2 Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
5 1 Auto24ring, Pärnu 22–23 September Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport
2 Ernesta Globytė Ernesta Globytė GSR Motorsport

Championship standings

Pos. Driver
BIĶ

BIĶ

PÄR

BIĶ

PÄR
 Pts. 
1 Ernesta Globytė 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 200
Rokas Kvedaras DNS DNS -
Pos. Driver
BIĶ

BIĶ

PÄR

BIĶ

PÄR
 Pts. 
ColourResult
GoldWinner
Silver2nd place
Bronze3rd place
GreenPoints finish
BlueNon-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
PurpleRetired (Ret)
RedDid not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
BlackDisqualified (DSQ)
WhiteDid not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

TCR Swiss Trophy

TCR Swiss Trophy was an event, organized by Auto Sport Switzerland and was the inaugural season. The calendar consisted of 5 events from TCR Europe, TCR BeNeLux, ADAC TCR Germany and TCR Italy.[9]

Calendar and results

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Supporting
1 1 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 29 April Eric Scalvini Luigi Ferrara Luigi Ferrara 42 Racing SA TCR Italy Touring Car Championship
Italian GT Championship
Italian Formula 4 Championship
2 Nicola Baldan Luigi Ferrara 42 Racing SA
2 3 Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort 21 May Jaap van Lagen Mikel Azcona Mikel Azcona PCR Sport World Touring Car Cup
TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
4 Jaap van Lagen Josh Files Hell Energy Racing with KCMG
3 5 Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 10 June Niels Langeveld Niels Langeveld Niels Langeveld RacingOne ADAC TCR Germany Touring Car Championship
ADAC GT Masters
ADAC Formula 4 Championship
6 Antti Buri Harald Proczyk HP Racing International
4 7 TT Circuit Assen, Assen, Netherlands 19 August Josh Files Dániel Nagy Dániel Nagy M1RA TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
8 Attila Tassi Attila Tassi Hell Energy Racing with KCMG
5 9 Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy 23 September Jean-Karl Vernay Jean-Karl Vernay Jean-Karl Vernay Leopard Lukoil Team WRT TCR Europe Series
International GT Open
Euroformula Open
10 Jean-Karl Vernay Jean-Karl Vernay Leopard Lukoil Team WRT

Championship standings

Pos. Driver
IMO

ZAN

RBR

ASS

MNZ
 Pts. 
1 Attila Tassi 2 3 5 1 5 3 93
2 Mikel Azcona 1 6 9 2 2 5 81
3 Jean-Karl Vernay 2 7 1 1 74
4 Josh Files 5 1 10 Ret 3 2 71
5 Luigi Ferrara 1 1 50
6 Kris Richard 14 5 3 6 12 7 39
7 Antti Buri 2 2 36
8 Maxime Potty Ret 10 7 8 4 4 35
8 Harald Proczyk 5 1 35
9 Enrico Bettera 3 2 33
9 Dušan Borković 5 18 6 3 DSQ DSQ 33
9 Jaap van Lagen 3 2 33
13 Stefano Comini 4 4 6 Ret 32
14 Dániel Nagy 7 11 1 Ret Ret 12 31
15 Benjamin Leuchter 3 3 30
16 Niels Langeveld 1 8 29
17 Andrea Larini 5 3 25
18 Stian Paulsen 6 Ret 8 5 9 Ret 24
19 José Rodrigues 4 6 20
20 Luca Engstler 7 4 18
20 Salvatore Tavano 2 Ret 13 18
22 Danny Kroes 8 4 12 Ret Ret 20 16
22 Luke Wankmüller 6 6 16
24 Matteo Greco 4 12
24 Mike Halder 4 Ret 12
24 Peter Terting 21† 12 8 6 12
24 Florian Thoma 9 5 12
28 Giovanni Altoè 8 7 18 16 18 18 10
28 Nicola Baldan 15 5 11 17 10
28 Fabrizio Giovanardi 7 8 10
28 Max Hesse 8 7 10
32 Jens Reno Møller 10 7 13 9 17 Ret 9
33 Lorenzo Nicoli 6 18 8
34 Francisco Mora 9 8 6
34 Jürgen Schmarl 7 14 6
36 Massimiliano Mugelli 10 8 5
37 Reece Barr Ret DNS 11 10 16 9 3
38 Francisco Abreu 11 9 15 DSQ 13 21 2
38 Sandro Kaibach 13 9 2
38 Plamen Kralev 19 9 2
38 Francesco Savoia 9 12 2
38 Oliver Taylor 10 10 2
43 Lukas Niedertscheider Ret 10 1
43 Marco Pellegrini Ret 10 1
43 Simon Reicher 10 11 1
Federico Paolino 16 11 -
Kai Jordan 11 18 -
Massimiliano Gagliano 11 22 -
Julien Briché Ret Ret 14 11 -
José Manuel Sapag Ret 11 -
Ermanno Dionisio 12 13 -
Márk Jedlóczky 12 13 -
Loris Cencetti 13 12 Ret 13 -
Dominik Fugel 17 12 -
Dino Calcum 12 Ret -
Matteo Bergonzini 13 15 -
Michelle Halder 15 13 -
Oliver Holdener 14 14 -
Adriano Bernazzani 14 -
Cedric Piro 17 14 -
Viktor Davidovski 15 15 17 14 19 16 -
Igor Stefanovski Ret 16 16 Ret 14 15 -
Martin Ryba 16 19 15 14 -
Günter Benninger 15 21 -
Loris Prattes Ret 15 -
Munkong Sathienthirakul 20† 15 -
Niko Kankkunen 16 20 -
Davide Nardilli Ret 16 -
Justin Häußermann Ret 16 -
Jasmin Preisig 23 17 -
Peter Gross Ret 17 -
Marie Baus-Coppens Ret 17 19 17 -
Cosimo Papi 18 -
Théo Coicaud 18 Ret -
Marcel Fugel 19 19 -
Raimondo Ricci 19 -
Daniele Cappellari 21 19 -
Jan Seyffert 20 21 -
Eric Scalvini 20 23† -
Gabriele Volpato 20 -
Roberto Russo 20 Ret -
"Tessitore" 21 23 -
Andrea Argenti 21 24† -
J.C. Reynolds 22 Ret -
Daniel Davidovac Ret 22 -
Sebastian Steibel Ret 23 -
Alessandro Thellung Ret Ret -
Jussi Kuusiniemi Ret Ret -
Benjamin Lessennes Ret Ret -
Cosimo Barberini Ret Ret -
Walter Margelli Ret DNS -
Milenko Vuković DNS DNS -
Pos. Driver
IMO

ZAN

RBR

ASS

MNZ
 Pts. 
ColourResult
GoldWinner
Silver2nd place
Bronze3rd place
GreenPoints finish
BlueNon-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
PurpleRetired (Ret)
RedDid not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
BlackDisqualified (DSQ)
WhiteDid not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

 – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 75% of the race distance.

TCR Ibérico Touring Car Series

The 2018 TCR Ibérico Touring Car Series season was the second season of the TCR Ibérico Touring Car Series. The championship started at Circuito Internacional de Vila Real in Portugal on 23 June and ended at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain on 21 October.[10]

Calendar and results

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Supporting
1 1 Circuito Internacional de Vila Real, Vila Real, Portugal 23 June Pedro Salvador Pedro Salvador Pedro Salvador Speedy Motorsport World Touring Car Cup
Campeonato Nacional de Velocidade Turismos
2 24 June Pedro Salvador Pedro Salvador Speedy Motorsport
2 3 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló, Spain 20 October Attila Tassi Jean-Karl Vernay Attila Tassi Hell Energy Racing with KCMG TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
4 21 October Ashley Sutton Mike Halder Hell Energy Racing with KCMG

Championship standings

Pos. Driver
VIL

BAR
 Pts. 
1 Pedro Salvador 1 1 27
2 Attila Tassi 1 Ret 26
3 Mike Halder Ret 1 25
4 Rafael Lobato 2 20
5 Francisco Carvalho 4 2 20
6 Dániel Nagy 7 2 20
7 Dušan Borković 2 Ret 20
8 Ashley Sutton 4 3 18
9 Armando Parente 3 17
9 Francisco Abreu 3 Ret 12 17
11 Norbert Michelisz 3 4 17
12 Manuel Gião 5 4 14
13 Gustavo Moura 5 12
14 Mikel Azcona 5 8 12
15 Peter Terting 10 5 12
16 Jean-Karl Vernay 6 7 11
17 Josh Files 24 6 10
18 Julien Briché 8 22 6
19 Reece Barr 9 10 4
20 Stian Paulsen 11 9 4
21 Stefano Comini Ret 11 0
22 Andreas Bäckman 12 13 0
23 Oliver Taylor 13 17 0
24 Jessica Bäckman 15 14 0
25 Maxime Potty 14 16 0
26 Viktor Davidovski 16 15 0
27 Martin Ryba 17 19 0
28 Enrique Hernando 19 18 0
29 Munkong Sathienthirakul 18 Ret 0
30 Marie Baus-Coppens 21 20 0
31 Petr Fulín 20 23 0
32 Nikola Miljković DNS 21 0
33 Jean-Laurent Navarro 22 Ret 0
34 Klim Gavrilov 23 Ret 0
35 Jens Reno Møller 25 Ret
Nathanaël Berthon Ret Ret
Danny Kroes Ret Ret
Kris Richard DSQ EX
Pos. Driver
VIL

BAR
 Pts. 
ColourResult
GoldWinner
Silver2nd place
Bronze3rd place
GreenPoints finish
BlueNon-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
PurpleRetired (Ret)
RedDid not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
BlackDisqualified (DSQ)
WhiteDid not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

 – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 75% of the race distance.

References

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  5. "Lada Vesta TCR to compete on German soil". touringcartimes.com. 19 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
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