The Chevys looks like they’ll be very hard to beat this weekend judging by practice times, Muller quickest in P1 and then again in P2 with MacDowall second, Chilton third, Nash fourth and Nykjær fifth.
I still struggle to take this series seriously. I love the idea for a world championship for touring cars, but the format turns the series into a joke. The races are far too short (so they’re over before they have a chance to begin), and to add insult to injury, the championship is supported by categories that have longer races. As if that wasn’t enough, the primary support series, Auto GP, is at best a supplementary series; it’s only really good for young drivers to get experience racing open-wheel cars when they’re not competing in a more prestigious category (like Robert Visoiu, who is contesting the season alongside a full GP3 Series campaign).
I think we’re better off watching the BTCC than this poor excuse for a world championship
@prisoner-monkeys The races aren’t too short, the circuits are too long. The Yokohama Trophy is flawed because it has eliminated all the drivers that are likely to win it and the series is going in the wrong direction in terms of technical regulations as costs are going UP. I agree that the BTCC is the superior series at this time.
Nic Hamilton finished both ETCC races at Monza, he came 11th in race one (6th in class) and 7th in race two (6th in class again). He’s done a great job on his first weekend and a lot better than many might have expected, well done!