Motorsport Australia secures long-term TCR rights


TCR Australia most a short while ago competed at Mount Panorama this month. Photograph: Australian Racing Group

Motorsport Australia will keep the rights to the Supercheap Automobile TCR Australia Collection by means of to the conclude of 2028.

That comes following the announcement of a 5-calendar year contract extension between Motorsport Australia and WSC Ltd.

That arrangement is different to the professional rights settlement held by the Australian Racing Team, which operates and encourages the incredibly hot-hatch category.

Motorsport Australia CEO Eugene Arocca explained, “We are incredibly proud of our romantic relationship with Marcello and the entire WSC Ltd workforce and thrilled to have secured the prolonged-time period future of TCR in Australia.

“There is lots to like about the category and its shut racing, together with the ongoing development of these cars and any new models that will start out racing across the world.

“We are excited to see TCR keep on to evolve and improve throughout the globe and glimpse ahead to remaining aspect of that long run achievement in the decades forward.

“This extension also validates that ARG is carrying out a wonderful job as the current class supervisor of TCR.

“Matt Braid, along with all people at ARG, ought to be applauded for the category’s original accomplishment, significantly with the way they have navigated the pandemic, which has impacted the gatherings in recent a long time.”

WSC CEO Marcello Lotti remarked, “It’s with excellent pleasure that we have extended the settlement with Motorsport Australia for a even more five several years.

“Ever since it begun back in 2019, TCR Australia has showed its wonderful opportunity, and the series has not stopped rising considering the fact that then.

“Now TCR Australia has become one particular of the most aggressive TCR sequence all over the globe and one of the most eye-catching for Australian groups and supporters alike.

“We are assured that the group will gain from this five-year extension to mature even further in the coming seasons.”

Braid, ARG’s CEO says Supercheap Vehicle TCR Australia has a shiny potential.

“It has been wonderful for Australian Racing Group to partner with Motorsport Australia and WSC in the start and improvement of TCR competitors in Australia,” he included.

“Despite the COVID troubles of the previous two several years, TCR Australia has developed to grow to be a really aggressive and interesting category that appeals to local motorsport supporters and the global TCR fanbase many thanks to the guidance and professionalism of the groups, motorists and our commercial associates.

“TCR Australia’s on-keep track of enjoyment is next-to-none with massive identify drivers and youthful up and coming stars driving industry-suitable race vehicles all-around the ideal tracks in the place, and we look forward doing the job with Eugene and Marcello and their respective teams at Motorsport Australia and WSC to keep on the amazing development of the Series.”

Spherical 4 of the present-day time will take put at Sydney Motorsport Park on May possibly 27-29, as portion of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships.

Every single race of the Supercheap Vehicle TCR Australia Collection is streamed reside and ad-absolutely free on Stan Sport.


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