WTCC » 'Push-to-pass' option considered for WTCC

'Push-to-pass' could feature in the World Touring Car Championship when new regulations come in in 2014

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Chris J - Unregistered

January 04, 2013 4:13 PM

More power, more sound, bigger wheels and a more aggressive look. Sounds a bit like they're going down the NGTC route. Could make WTCC much more entertaining. Not a big fan of 'push to pass' though, don't think touring cars need it personally.

Of course, BTCC has it's own 'push to pass'. It's called Jason Plato!

Anthony - Unregistered

January 05, 2013 11:44 AM

What the need is longer races and better circuits that actually allow for overtaking. Why do they race at the East Circuit of Suzuka where no-one can pass?

deathraceking - Unregistered

January 05, 2013 8:49 PM

Bring back the core races to Europe, much the same as F1 needs to come back "home" instead of these Tilkedromes in the **** end of government-subsidised nowhere.

I bet the BTCC gets bigger crowds than the WTCC.

LOL, massive cheers at Knockhill thanks to Smith & I got it on camera :-)

Nanbawan - Unregistered

January 05, 2013 9:13 PM

They definitely need longer races by at least 50% ! As for the tracks, they are mostly OK except indeed Suzuka East which may indeed be a result of having races that are too short. The championship could do with 2 or 3 more week ends.

It's a nice thing to make the WTCC sexier but staying relatively close to production cars is also important and what makes this World championship potentially interesting.

I look forward to the future of WTCC with the additions of constructors like Honda, Citroen, possibly Renault and maybe Toyota.

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