WTCC race of Portugal: 46th International Circuit of Vila Real 2016 | June, 24, 25, 26
Between June 24 and 26, the WTCC and ETCC will be in the historic circuit of Vila Real, Portugal. Already in 2015 the Cars World Touring Car Championship and the European Touring Cars Championship were in this Portuguese circuit that receives major racing events since 1931.
The success of last year – the races were watched by 46 million spectators in direct by the TV, and over 180,000 people in the urban circuit — turn possible the coming of The FIA President Jean Todt, this year at Vila Real, said Manuel Mello Breyner, President of the Portuguese Automobile and Karting Federation (FPAK).At the press conference held in TVI facilities, in addition to the president of FPAK, they were also the drivers Tiago Monteiro, Fabio Mota and Manuel Fernandes, as the Mayor of Vila Real, Rui Santos.
Tiago Monteiro, already recovered from the Nurburgring Nordschleife accident, proved to be very enthusiastic about the possibility of compete an international race “at home”:
“This is a real feast of international motor sport. I’m feeling very well prepared, with a very competitive car. I am ready to give a lot of fighting to the opponents.”
The Portuguese driver, currently second in the WTCC 2016, also said that:
“The perfect situation would be a victory in Vila Real!”
To the JLpress’s question: How the team feels about the mishaps of the last three tests? The Castrol Honda Racing driver said:
“The possible disqualifications of Hungary and Morocco and the accident in Germany belong to the past and we have to look forward. I do not think about the points I lost, but I’m focused on those who I can win.”
The possible lost of points because alleged irregularities in the flat bottom of the car, Tiago Monteiro admitted that “we are very calm because it’s all 100% within the rules. There was an interpretation of a person with whom we do not agree. So Honda called and we expect to know the outcome before Vila Real. ”
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