TCR World Tour
CategoryTouring cars
Inaugural season2023
Tyre suppliersK Kumho
Drivers' championHungary Norbert Michelisz
Teams' championSweden Cyan Racing Lynk & Co
Current season

The FIA TCR World Tour is an international touring car racing series for TCR cars. It was formed for 2023 to effectively replace the WTCR series, and received FIA status for its second season in 2024.[1] A season consists of several rounds selected from various regional and national TCR series, where a group of full season drivers and teams compete against local entries, with both able to score points for the TCR World Tour standings.

The inaugural 2023 season was composed of nine events selected from a number of TCR series worldwide, and was promoted by former World Touring Car Championship manager Marcello Lotti's WSC Group.[2][3]


See also: World Touring Car Championship and World Touring Car Cup

On 14 October 2022, it was reported that the World Touring Car Cup would be folding in that format following the 2022 season due to numerous logistical difficulties caused by COVID-19 pandemic.[4] On the same day, WSC announced the formation of the TCR World Tour.[2] It was launched in order to replace the WTCR.[3][5] On 12 November 2022, it was announced that Mount Panorama Circuit would feature on the calendar as part of the TCR Australia Touring Car Series.[6] On 30 November 2022, it was confirmed that Algarve International Circuit, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps and Hungaroring would feature on the calendar as part of the TCR Europe Touring Car Series.[7] On 13 January 2023, it was confirmed that Vallelunga Circuit would feature on the calendar as part of the Italian Superturismo Championship.[8] On 8 February 2023, it was announced that Autódromo Víctor Borrat Fabini and Autódromo José Carlos Bassi would feature on the calendar as part of the 2023 TCR South America Touring Car Championship, while Guia Circuit would feature as part of the 2023 TCR China Touring Car Championship.[9]

Tour statistics

Kumho TCR World Tour
Year Winning driver / Team (car) 2nd / Team (car) 3rd / Team (car) Winning team / Car
2023 Hungary Norbert Michelisz BRC Racing Team (Hyundai i30 N TCR) France Yann Ehrlacher Cyan Racing Lynk & Co (Lynk & Co 03 FL TCR) United Kingdom Robert Huff Audi Sport Team Comtoyou (Audi RS 3 LMS TCR (2021)) Sweden Cyan Racing Lynk & Co Lynk & Co 03 FL TCR

Event winners


The championship consists of circuits from TCR Europe Touring Car Series, TCR Italy Touring Car Championship, TCR South America Touring Car Championship, TCR Australia Touring Car Series, and TCR China Touring Car Championship:

Number Circuits Rounds Years
1 Portugal Algarve International Circuit 1 2023
Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 1 2023
Italy Vallelunga Circuit 1 2023
Hungary Hungaroring 1 2023
Uruguay Autódromo Víctor Borrat Fabini 1 2023
Argentina Autódromo José Carlos Bassi 1 2023
Australia Sydney Motorsport Park 1 2023
Australia Mount Panorama Circuit 1 2023
Macau Guia Circuit 1 2023

See also


  1. ^ "TCR World Tour gains FIA recognition for 2024, calendar to feature nine rounds". Federation Internationale de l'Automobile. 2023-12-15. Retrieved 2024-01-24.
  2. ^ a b "WSC Group launches TCR World Tour as new global platform". TouringCarTimes. 14 October 2022. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  3. ^ a b "WSC Group unveils new TCR World Tour concept". 14 October 2022. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  4. ^ "WTCR series set to end after 2022 season". Retrieved 2022-10-24.
  5. ^ "TCR World Tour format to be launched". Speedcafe. 15 October 2022. Retrieved 27 November 2022.
  6. ^ "Bathurst first confirmed track for TCR World Tour". Retrieved 2022-12-04.
  7. ^ "TCR World Tour". 2022-11-30.
  8. ^ "TCR World Tour". 2023-01-13. Retrieved 2023-01-15.
  9. ^ "TCR World Tour". 8 February 2023. Retrieved 10 February 2023.