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

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
Germany Bonk Motorsport[1] Peugeot 308 Racing Cup TCR[1] 308 Germany Jürgen Nett[1] 1
Germany Joachim Nett[1]
United Kingdom Bradley Philpot[1]
Audi RS3 LMS TCR[1] 810 Germany Hermann Bock[1] 1-3
Germany Michael Bonk[1] 1
Germany Max Partl[2] 2
Norway Møller Bil Motorsport[3] Audi RS3 LMS TCR[2] 801 Norway Håkon Schjærin[2] 2-3, 5-7-9
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen[2]
Norway Kenneth Østvold[2]
Norway Anders Lindstad 5
Finland LMS Racing[2] CUPRA León TCR[2] 802 Finland Antti Buri[2] 2
Finland Kari-Pekka Laaksonen[2]
Germany Mathilda Racing[2] Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 804 Germany Moritz Oestreich 5
Germany Andreas Gülden 5
Germany Michael Paatz 8
Germany Christian Schmitz 9
Switzerland Frederic Yerly 9
Germany Matthias Wasel 9
CUPRA León TCR[2] 806 Germany Andreas Gülden[2] 2-7-8-9
Germany Moritz Oestreich 3-6
Germany Heiko Hammel 6-8-9
Germany S.Pace-Racing[4] Opel Astra TCR[1] 808 5
Germany Matthias Wasel[1] 1-4
Germany Ben Bünnagel[1]
Germany Markus Diederich[1] 1-3
South Korea Hyundai Motorsport N[1]
Italy Target Competition
Hyundai i30 N TCR[1] 813 Germany Manuel Lauck 9
Germany Marc Basseng 9
830 South Korea [1] 1
South Korea Kim Jae Kyun
Germany Oestreich Moritz
Germany Naumann Guide
831 Italy Gabriele Tarquini[1] 1
Italy Nicola Larini[1]
Germany Manuel Lauck[1]
Switzerland Garage Rothenberger GmbH[1] CUPRA León TCR[1] 818 Switzerland Sandro Rothenberger[1] 1-2, 4, 6-7
Switzerland Edy Kamm 4
Germany FEV Racing[1] CUPRA León TCR[1] 820 Germany Benedikt Gentgen[1] 1-9
Germany Arndt Hallmanns[1] 1-2
Germany "Rennsemmel" 3
Germany Marcell Willert 4
Germany Martin Pischinger 5-6, 8-9
Germany Lukas Thiele 6-7, 9
Germany Bernd Hömberg 7
Germany Lubner Motorsport[1] LADA Vesta TCR[5] 821 Germany Jens Wulf[5] 3-4
Germany Lukas Thiele[5] 3-4, 8
Russia Andrei Sidorenko[5] 3, 8
Opel Astra TCR[1] 822 Switzerland Rudolf Rhyn[1] 1-6
Austria Thomas Jäger[1] 1-8
Germany Thorsten Wolter[1]
Germany Michael Brüggenkamp 5
Finland Hannu Luostarinen 7
Switzerland Jasmin Preisig 8
823 Germany Jens Wulf[1] 1-2, 5
Germany Lukas Thiele[1]
Russia Andrei Sidorenko[1] 1
Finland Ilkka Kariste[2] 2
Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK2) 825 Switzerland Roland Schmid 3-4, 6
Switzerland Roger Vögeli
Switzerland Frederic Yerly
Germany Rennworks Racing[2] CUPRA León TCR[2] 824 Germany Armin Eckl[2] 2-3, 5
Germany Frank Eickholt[2] 2-3
Germany Peter Terting[2] 2
Germany Dennis Eckl 3, 5
Germany Ulrich Andree 5
Germany Milltek Sport CUPRA León TCR[2] 835 Germany Moritz Gusenbauer 4-6
Germany Werner Gusenbauer

Calendar and results

Rnd. Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning drivers Winning team
1 Nürburgring Nordschleife 24 March Germany Benedikt Gentgen
Germany Arndt Hallmanns
Switzerland Rudolf Rhyn
Austria Thomas Jäger
Germany Thorsten Wolter
Germany Benedikt Gentgen
Germany Arndt Hallmanns
Germany FEV Racing
2 7 April Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Germany Andreas Gülden Germany Andreas Gülden Germany Mathilda Racing
3 23 June Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Moritz Oestreich
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Moritz Oestreich
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Moritz Oestreich
Germany Mathilda Racing
4 7 July Switzerland Rudolf Rhyn
Austria Thomas Jäger
Germany Thorsten Wolter
Germany Benedikt Gentgen
Germany Marcell Willert
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Moritz Oestreich
Germany Mathilda Racing
5 18 August Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Anders Lindstad
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Anders Lindstad
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Anders Lindstad
Norway Møller Bil Motorsport
6 1 September Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Møller Bil Motorsport
7 22 September Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Norway Møller Bil Motorsport
8 6 October Germany Benedikt Gentgen
Germany Martin Pischinger
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Heiko Hammel
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Heiko Hammel
Germany Mathilda Racing
9 20 October Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Heiko Hammel
Norway Håkon Schjærin
Norway Atle Gulbrandsen
Norway Kenneth Østvold
Germany Andreas Gülden
Germany Heiko Hammel
Germany 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
Lithuania GSR Motorsport[6] Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR[6] 5 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė[6] 1, 3, 4
Lithuania Energizer Racing[6] 95 Lithuania 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 Latvia Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 12–13 April Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
2 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
2 1 Latvia Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 9–10 June No drivers entered
2
3 1 Estonia Auto24ring, Pärnu 30 June–1 July Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
2 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
4 1 Latvia Biķernieku Kompleksā Sporta Bāze, Riga 18–19 August Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
2 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
5 1 Estonia Auto24ring, Pärnu 22–23 September Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport
2 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania Ernesta Globytė Lithuania GSR Motorsport

Championship standings

Pos. Driver Latvia
BIĶ
Latvia
BIĶ
Estonia
PÄR
Latvia
BIĶ
Estonia
PÄR
 Pts. 
1 Lithuania Ernesta Globytė 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 200
Lithuania Rokas Kvedaras DNS DNS -
Pos. Driver Latvia
BIĶ
Latvia
BIĶ
Estonia
PÄR
Latvia
BIĶ
Estonia
PÄR
 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 participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
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 Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 29 April Italy Eric Scalvini Italy Luigi Ferrara Italy Luigi Ferrara Switzerland 42 Racing SA TCR Italy Touring Car Championship
Italian GT Championship
Italian Formula 4 Championship
2 Italy Nicola Baldan Italy Luigi Ferrara Switzerland 42 Racing SA
2 3 Netherlands Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort 21 May Netherlands Jaap van Lagen Spain Mikel Azcona Spain Mikel Azcona Spain PCR Sport World Touring Car Cup
TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
4 Netherlands Jaap van Lagen United Kingdom Josh Files Hong Kong Hell Energy Racing with KCMG
3 5 Austria Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 10 June Netherlands Niels Langeveld Netherlands Niels Langeveld Netherlands Niels Langeveld Germany RacingOne ADAC TCR Germany Touring Car Championship
ADAC GT Masters
ADAC Formula 4 Championship
6 Finland Antti Buri Austria Harald Proczyk Austria HP Racing International
4 7 Netherlands TT Circuit Assen, Assen, Netherlands 19 August United Kingdom Josh Files Hungary Dániel Nagy Hungary Dániel Nagy Hungary M1RA TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
8 Hungary Attila Tassi Hungary Attila Tassi Hong Kong Hell Energy Racing with KCMG
5 9 Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy 23 September France Jean-Karl Vernay France Jean-Karl Vernay France Jean-Karl Vernay Luxembourg Leopard Lukoil Team WRT TCR Europe Series
International GT Open
Euroformula Open
10 France Jean-Karl Vernay France Jean-Karl Vernay Luxembourg Leopard Lukoil Team WRT

Championship standings

Pos. Driver Italy
IMO
Netherlands
ZAN
Austria
RBR
Netherlands
ASS
Italy
MNZ
 Pts. 
1 Hungary Attila Tassi 2 3 5 1 5 3 93
2 Spain Mikel Azcona 1 6 9 2 2 5 81
3 France Jean-Karl Vernay 2 7 1 1 74
4 United Kingdom Josh Files 5 1 10 Ret 3 2 71
5 Italy Luigi Ferrara 1 1 50
6 Switzerland Kris Richard 14 5 3 6 12 7 39
7 Finland Antti Buri 2 2 36
8 Belgium Maxime Potty Ret 10 7 8 4 4 35
8 Austria Harald Proczyk 5 1 35
9 Italy Enrico Bettera 3 2 33
9 Serbia Dušan Borković 5 18 6 3 DSQ DSQ 33
9 Netherlands Jaap van Lagen 3 2 33
13 Switzerland Stefano Comini 4 4 6 Ret 32
14 Hungary Dániel Nagy 7 11 1 Ret Ret 12 31
15 Germany Benjamin Leuchter 3 3 30
16 Netherlands Niels Langeveld 1 8 29
17 Italy Andrea Larini 5 3 25
18 Norway Stian Paulsen 6 Ret 8 5 9 Ret 24
19 Portugal José Rodrigues 4 6 20
20 Germany Luca Engstler 7 4 18
20 Italy Salvatore Tavano 2 Ret 13 18
22 Netherlands Danny Kroes 8 4 12 Ret Ret 20 16
22 Germany Luke Wankmüller 6 6 16
24 Italy Matteo Greco 4 12
24 Germany Mike Halder 4 Ret 12
24 Germany Peter Terting 21† 12 8 6 12
24 Switzerland Florian Thoma 9 5 12
28 Italy Giovanni Altoè 8 7 18 16 18 18 10
28 Italy Nicola Baldan 15 5 11 17 10
28 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi 7 8 10
28 Germany Max Hesse 8 7 10
32 Denmark Jens Reno Møller 10 7 13 9 17 Ret 9
33 Italy Lorenzo Nicoli 6 18 8
34 Portugal Francisco Mora 9 8 6
34 Austria Jürgen Schmarl 7 14 6
36 Italy Massimiliano Mugelli 10 8 5
37 Republic of Ireland Reece Barr Ret DNS 11 10 16 9 3
38 Portugal Francisco Abreu 11 9 15 DSQ 13 21 2
38 Germany Sandro Kaibach 13 9 2
38 Bulgaria Plamen Kralev 19 9 2
38 Italy Francesco Savoia 9 12 2
38 United Kingdom Oliver Taylor 10 10 2
43 Austria Lukas Niedertscheider Ret 10 1
43 Italy Marco Pellegrini Ret 10 1
43 Austria Simon Reicher 10 11 1
Italy Federico Paolino 16 11 -
Germany Kai Jordan 11 18 -
Austria Massimiliano Gagliano 11 22 -
France Julien Briché Ret Ret 14 11 -
Argentina José Manuel Sapag Ret 11 -
Italy Ermanno Dionisio 12 13 -
Hungary Márk Jedlóczky 12 13 -
Luxembourg Loris Cencetti 13 12 Ret 13 -
Germany Dominik Fugel 17 12 -
Germany Dino Calcum 12 Ret -
Italy Matteo Bergonzini 13 15 -
Germany Michelle Halder 15 13 -
Switzerland Oliver Holdener 14 14 -
Italy Adriano Bernazzani 14 -
Germany Cedric Piro 17 14 -
North Macedonia Viktor Davidovski 15 15 17 14 19 16 -
North Macedonia Igor Stefanovski Ret 16 16 Ret 14 15 -
Slovakia Martin Ryba 16 19 15 14 -
Austria Günter Benninger 15 21 -
Germany Loris Prattes Ret 15 -
Thailand Munkong Sathienthirakul 20† 15 -
Finland Niko Kankkunen 16 20 -
Italy Davide Nardilli Ret 16 -
Germany Justin Häußermann Ret 16 -
Switzerland Jasmin Preisig 23 17 -
Austria Peter Gross Ret 17 -
France Marie Baus-Coppens Ret 17 19 17 -
Italy Cosimo Papi 18 -
France Théo Coicaud 18 Ret -
Germany Marcel Fugel 19 19 -
Switzerland Raimondo Ricci 19 -
Italy Daniele Cappellari 21 19 -
Germany Jan Seyffert 20 21 -
Italy Eric Scalvini 20 23† -
Italy Gabriele Volpato 20 -
Italy Roberto Russo 20 Ret -
Austria "Tessitore" 21 23 -
Italy Andrea Argenti 21 24† -
United States J.C. Reynolds 22 Ret -
Germany Daniel Davidovac Ret 22 -
Germany Sebastian Steibel Ret 23 -
Italy Alessandro Thellung Ret Ret -
Finland Jussi Kuusiniemi Ret Ret -
Belgium Benjamin Lessennes Ret Ret -
Italy Cosimo Barberini Ret Ret -
Italy Walter Margelli Ret DNS -
Switzerland Milenko Vuković DNS DNS -
Pos. Driver Italy
IMO
Netherlands
ZAN
Austria
RBR
Netherlands
ASS
Italy
MNZ
 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 participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
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 Portugal Circuito Internacional de Vila Real, Vila Real, Portugal 23 June Portugal Pedro Salvador Portugal Pedro Salvador Portugal Pedro Salvador Portugal Speedy Motorsport World Touring Car Cup
Campeonato Nacional de Velocidade Turismos
2 24 June Portugal Pedro Salvador Portugal Pedro Salvador Portugal Speedy Motorsport
2 3 Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló, Spain 20 October Hungary Attila Tassi France Jean-Karl Vernay Hungary Attila Tassi Hong Kong Hell Energy Racing with KCMG TCR Europe Series
TCR Benelux Touring Car Championship
4 21 October United Kingdom Ashley Sutton Germany Mike Halder Hong Kong Hell Energy Racing with KCMG

Championship standings

Pos. Driver Portugal
VIL
Spain
BAR
 Pts. 
1 Portugal Pedro Salvador 1 1 27
2 Hungary Attila Tassi 1 Ret 26
3 Germany Mike Halder Ret 1 25
4 Portugal Rafael Lobato 2 20
5 Portugal Francisco Carvalho 4 2 20
6 Hungary Dániel Nagy 7 2 20
7 Serbia Dušan Borković 2 Ret 20
8 United Kingdom Ashley Sutton 4 3 18
9 Portugal Armando Parente 3 17
9 Portugal Francisco Abreu 3 Ret 12 17
11 Hungary Norbert Michelisz 3 4 17
12 Portugal Manuel Gião 5 4 14
13 Portugal Gustavo Moura 5 12
14 Spain Mikel Azcona 5 8 12
15 Germany Peter Terting 10 5 12
16 France Jean-Karl Vernay 6 7 11
17 United Kingdom Josh Files 24 6 10
18 France Julien Briché 8 22 6
19 Republic of Ireland Reece Barr 9 10 4
20 Norway Stian Paulsen 11 9 4
21 Switzerland Stefano Comini Ret 11 0
22 Sweden Andreas Bäckman 12 13 0
23 United Kingdom Oliver Taylor 13 17 0
24 Sweden Jessica Bäckman 15 14 0
25 Belgium Maxime Potty 14 16 0
26 North Macedonia Viktor Davidovski 16 15 0
27 Slovakia Martin Ryba 17 19 0
28 Spain Enrique Hernando 19 18 0
29 Thailand Munkong Sathienthirakul 18 Ret 0
30 France Marie Baus-Coppens 21 20 0
31 Czech Republic Petr Fulín 20 23 0
32 Serbia Nikola Miljković DNS 21 0
33 France Jean-Laurent Navarro 22 Ret 0
34 Russia Klim Gavrilov 23 Ret 0
35 Denmark Jens Reno Møller 25 Ret
France Nathanaël Berthon Ret Ret
Netherlands Danny Kroes Ret Ret
Switzerland Kris Richard DSQ EX
Pos. Driver Portugal
VIL
Spain
BAR
 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 participate (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
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.

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