2021 Italian Touring Car Championship
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The 2021 TCR Italy Touring Car Championship will be the seventh season of the ITCC to run under TCR regulations and the 35rd season since the national touring car series was revived in 1987 as the Campionato Italiano Turismo.

Teams and drivers

Team Car No. Drivers Class Rounds Ref.
Italy Next Motorsport Hyundai i30 N TCR 3 Italy Adriano Visdomini 5
Italy Scuderia del Girasole Cupra Racing Cupra León Competición TCR 4 Italy Salvatore Tavano All [1]
10 Italy Federico Paolino All [2]
21 Italy Nicola Guida All [2]
Cupra León TCR 6 Italy Raffaele Gurrieri All [2]
90 Italy Denis Babuin DSG All [2]
Italy BF Motorsport Audi RS 3 LMS TCR 7 Italy Sandro Pelatti 2
93 Italy Omar Fiorucci DSG 1–2 [2]
96 Italy Alberto Rodio DSG 5
68 Italy Eric Brigliadori 1–4, 6 [3]
Hyundai i30 N TCR 5
Italy Target Competition Hyundai i30 N TCR 8 Italy Nicola Baldan All [4]
13 Finland Antti Buri All [5]
23 Italy Fabio Antonello 5–6
56 Italy Cesare Brusa 4
Italy Race Lab Audi RS 3 LMS TCR 9 Italy Matteo Poloni 1–2, 5–6 [6]
Italy Trico WRT Hyundai i30 N TCR 11 Italy Damiano Reduzzi 1–2 [2]
Spain RC2 Junior Team Cupra León Competición TCR 12 Spain Felipe Fernández 5
15 Venezuela Sergio Lopez Bolotin 5
North Macedonia LPR Stefanovski Racing Team Hyundai i30 N TCR 14 North Macedonia Igor Stefanovski 1–5 [2]
Spain Volcano Motorsport Cupra León Competición TCR 16 Russia Evgeni Leonov 1–4 [2]
69 Spain Mikel Azcona 4
Slovakia Brutal Fish Racing Team Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK8) 17 Slovakia Martin Ryba 4
Italy MM Motorsport 28 Italy Marco Iannotta 5–6
62 United Kingdom Jack Young 2 [7]
63 Russia Ibragim Akhmadov 4
72 Argentina Franco Girolami 2 [7]
Italy TecniEngines Audi RS 3 LMS TCR 22 Italy Piero Necchi 2, 6
Italy Tecnodom Sport Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK8) 24 Italy Jonathan Giacon 1–3 [2]
Estonia ALM Honda Racing Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK8) 25 Estonia Mattias Vahtel All [8]
27 Estonia Ruben Volt All [2]
Italy Aggressive Italia Hyundai i30 N TCR 31 Italy Kevin Ceccon All [9]
Austria AIR Racing Osttirol Audi RS 3 LMS TCR 32 Austria Sandro Soubek 5
43 6
Italy Proteam Motorsport Cupra León TCR 33 Italy Riccardo Romagnoli All [2]
Italy Élite Motorsport Cupra León Competición TCR 44 Italy Michele Imberti 2–6
61 1 [10]
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 82 Italy Marco Butti DSG All [2]
92 Italy 'Linos' DSG 4
Italy CRM Motorsport Hyundai i30 N TCR 47 Italy Ettore Carminati 1–2, 4–5 [2]
Czech Republic ACCR Czech Talent Team / K2 Engine Hyundai i30 N TCR 59 Czech Republic Dušan Kouřil Jr. 1–2, 4–5 [2]
Italy CRC - Cappellari Reparto Corse Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 76 Italy Daniele Cappellari 3
Italy DMP Motors / Scuderia Vesuvio Cupra León TCR 84 Italy Sabatino di Mare DSG All [2]
Italy 6ix Engineers Cupra León TCR 85 Italy Giorgio Fantilli DSG 1–5 [2]
Italy Faro Racing SEAT León TCR 86 Italy Alessandro Berton DSG 1 [2]
Italy Andrea Tronconi [2]
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 91 Italy Giuseppe de Virgilio DSG 1 [2]
97 Italy Alberto Tapparo DSG 4
Icon Class
DSG DSG Challenge


Calendar and results

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team DSG Winner Supporting
1 1 Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza 30 April-2 May Italy Eric Brigliadori Italy Nicola Baldan Italy Salvatore Tavano Italy Scuderia del Girasole Italy Sabatino di Mare
2 Italy Eric Brigliadori Italy Salvatore Tavano Italy Scuderia del Girasole Italy Denis Babuin
2 3 Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Misano Adriatico 4-6 June Argentina Franco Girolami United Kingdom Jack Young Argentina Franco Girolami Italy MM Motorsport Italy Denis Babuin
4 Finland Antti Buri Finland Antti Buri Italy Target Competition Italy Denis Babuin
3 5 ACI Vallelunga Circuit, Campagnano di Roma 25-27 June Italy Eric Brigliadori Italy Eric Brigliadori Italy Eric Brigliadori Italy BF Motorsport Italy Denis Babuin
6 Estonia Mattias Vahtel Italy Kevin Ceccon Italy Aggressive Italia Italy Denis Babuin
4 7 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 23-25 July Spain Mikel Azcona Spain Mikel Azcona Italy Kevin Ceccon Italy Aggressive Italia Italy Denis Babuin
8 Spain Mikel Azcona Spain Mikel Azcona Spain Volcano Motorsport Italy Denis Babuin
5 9 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 3-5 September Italy Salvatore Tavano Czech Republic Dušan Kouřil Jr. Italy Salvatore Tavano Italy Scuderia del Girasole Italy Sabatino di Mare
10 Italy Kevin Ceccon Italy Kevin Ceccon Italy Aggressive Italia Italy Denis Babuin
6 11 Mugello Circuit, Scarperia 8-10 October Finland Antti Buri Italy Marco Iannotta Finland Antti Buri Italy Target Competition Italy Sabatino di Mare
12 Finland Antti Buri Italy Kevin Ceccon Italy Aggressive Italia Italy Marco Butti

Drivers' Championship

Scoring systems
Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Qualifying 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 N/A
Race 40 35 30 27 24 21 18 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1
Pos. Driver MNZ
Italy
MIS
Italy
VAL
Italy
IMO1
Italy
IMO2
Italy
MUG
Italy
 Pts. 
1 Finland Antti Buri 55 9 23 1 34 2 58 2 5 Ret 1 2 358
2 Italy Kevin Ceccon 37 3 49 4 46 1 12 Ret Ret 1 4 1 357
3 Italy Salvatore Tavano 13 1 7 16 23 3 69 10 1 4 3 4 343
4 Italy Nicola Baldan 610 6 32 2 52 5 4/ 5 2 2 5 Ret 316
5 Italy Eric Brigliadori 21 2 5 5 11 4 85 20† 9 5 7 Ret 289
6 Estonia Ruben Volt 14 13 610 6 97 13 76 3 6 Ret Ret 6 181
7 Italy Michele Imberti 12 5 11 Ret 135 6 1010 16 3 22 6 3 176
8 North Macedonia Igor Stefanovski 44 23† Ret6 8 610 17† 24 Ret 8 6 155
9 Estonia Mattias Vahtel 118 4 10 20† 17†8 12 Ret 6 7 3 DNS DNS 134
10 Italy Riccardo Romagnoli 24† 12 9 7 8 7 Ret 7 14 13 Ret 10 108
11 Italy Federico Paolino 17 10 15 15 Ret 8 12 19 12 8 11 11 73
12 Italy Denis Babuin 19 14 17 10 10 9 11 11 EX 12 15 15 65
13 Italy Raffaele Gurrieri 13 11 Ret 11 Ret 15 Ret 13 16 17 8 14 46
14 Italy Sabatino di Mare 18 15 18 12 12 Ret 17 15 13 21 9 9 45
15 Italy Marco Butti 20 16 Ret 14 16 10 13 Ret 15 15 13 8 41
16 Italy Nicola Guida 21 22† 16 13 11 11 15 14 Ret 14 14 13 38
17 Italy Giorgio Fantilli Ret 21 20 18 15 14 18 17 18 19 4
Drivers not eligible for points
Russia Evgeni Leonov 99 Ret 13 Ret 79 Ret 33 4 (105)
Italy Matteo Poloni 72 8 21 Ret Ret 23 11 5 (87)
Czech Republic Dušan Kouřil Jr. 15 18 88 Ret 19 12 4 20 (59)
Italy Jonathan Giacon 86 7 14 9 DNS DNS (54)
Austria Sandro Soubek Ret Ret 2 7 (54)
Italy Ettore Carminati 10 20 12 Ret 9 21† 11 10 (51)
Argentina Franco Girolami 11 Ret (50)
Spain Mikel Azcona Ret1 1 (50)
Italy Marco Iannotta 10 7 16 12 (41)
United Kingdom Jack Young Ret4 3 (37)
Italy Antonello Fabio Ret 9 10 Ret (22)
Slovakia Martin Ryba 14 8 (18)
Russia Ibraghim Akhmadov Ret 9 (13)
Spain Felipe Fernández 19 11 (9)
Italy Damiano Reduzzi 16 Ret Ret7 19† (4)
Italy Daniele Cappellari 14 16 (3)
Italy 'Linos' 16 Ret (0)
Italy Omar Fiorucci 22 19 19 17 (0)
Italy Giuseppe de Virgilio 23 17 (0)
Italy Alberto Tapparo 19 18 (0)
Italy Cesare Brusa 21 Ret (0)
Italy Alberto Rodio 17 18 (0)
Venezuela Sergio Lopez Bolotin 20 Ret (0)
Italy Adriano Visdomini Ret 16 (0)
Italy Piero Necchi Ret DNS Ret (0)
Italy Alessandro Berton
Italy Andrea Tronconi
DNS DNS -
Italy Sandro Pelatti DNS DNS -
Pos. Driver MNZ
Italy
MIS
Italy
VAL
Italy
IMO1
Italy
IMO2
Italy
MUG
Italy
 Pts. 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Teams' Championship

Pos. Driver MNZ
Italy
MIS
Italy
VAL
Italy
IMO1
Italy
IMO2
Italy
MUG
Italy
 Pts. 
1 Italy Target Competition 5 6 2 1 3 2 4 2 247
2 Italy Aggressive Italia 3 3 4 4 4 1 1 Ret 221
3 Italy Scuderia del Girasole Cupra Racing 1 1 7 11 2 3 6 10 204
4 Italy BF Motorsport 2 2 5 5 1 4 8? 20 185
5 Estonia ALM Honda Racing 11 4 6 6 9 12 7 3 146
6 Spain Volcano Motorsport 9 Ret 13 Ret 7 Ret 3 1 106
7 North Macedonia LPR Stefanovski Racing Team 4 23† Ret 8 6 17† 2 Ret 98
8 Italy Proteam Motorsport 24† 12 9 7 8 7 Ret 7 89
9 Italy MM Motorsport 1 3 14 8 88
10 Italy Élite Motorsport 12 5 11 14 13 6 10 16 80
11 Italy Tecnodom Sport 8 7 14 9 DNS DNS 49
12 Czech Republic ACCR Czech Talent Team
K2 Engine
15 18 8 Ret 20 12 23
13 Italy DMP Motors
Scuderia Vesuvio
18 15 18 12 12 Ret 17 15? 14
14 Italy Trico WRT 16 Ret Ret 19† 0
15 Italy Faro Racing 23 17 0
Pos. Driver MNZ
Italy
MIS
Italy
VAL
Italy
IMO1
Italy
IMO2
Italy
MUG
Italy
 Pts. 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

References

  1. ^ "Reigning champion Salvatore Tavano returns with Scuderia del Girasole". touringcartimes.com. 28 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "27 cars entered for Monza season opener". TouringCarTimes. TouringCarTimes. 29 April 2021. Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Eric Brigliadori confirms TCR Italy return". TouringCarTimes. 28 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Nicola Baldan confirmed for WTCR and TCR Italy programme". TouringCarTimes. TouringCarTimes. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Antti Buri joins Target Competition in TCR Italy". TouringCarTimes. 2021-04-23. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Race Lab retains Matteo Poloni for 2021". TouringCarTimes. TouringCarTimes. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Jack Young, Franco Girolami join Misano grid". TouringCarTimes. 2 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  8. ^ "Mattias Vahtel joins TCR Italy grid in JAS role". TouringCarTimes. 13 April 2021. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  9. ^ "Aggressive Team Italia signs Kevin Ceccon for TCR Italy". TouringCarTimes. 23 April 2021. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Michele Imberti secures Cupra TCR for 2021". TouringCarTimes. 6 April 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2021.

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