Lap distance: 3.931 km
Race distance: 2 x 16 laps / 62.896 km
Location: 80 km West of Moscow, along the Novorizhskoye Highway (M9), Volokolamsk
Press officer: Evgenia Bazarova; +7 9031534268; email: email@example.com
Airports: Moscow Sheremetyevo International (120 km), Moscow Vnukovo (130), Moscow Domodedovo International (160 km), Moscow Bykovo (170)
Lap records: Qualifying: 1:43.296/137.44 kph, Yvan Muller (Chevrolet Cruze), 8 June 2013
Race: 1:44.179/135.83 kph, Tom Coronel (BMW 320 TC), 9 June 2013
ROLL OF HONOUR RACE OF RUSSIA
2013 Race 1: Yvan Muller (Chevrolet Cruze)
Race 2: Michel Nykjær (Chevrolet Cruze)
DID YOU KNOW IT?
1 October 2008 – The presentation of the project and laying of the first stone was attended by the designer, architect Herman Tilke and Formula One driver David Coulthard.
13 July 2012 – The Moscow Raceway, the first permanent racetrack in Russia, opened hosting a World Series by Renault round.
9 June 2013 – On the WTCC’s first visit, the second race provided a five-way fight for third position. Huff, Muller, Tarquini, Coronel and Thompson were running abreast when a contact eliminated the last three.
8 June 2014 – Ma Qing Hua will make his first WTCC appearance at the wheel of the Citroën Total team’s fourth C-Elysée car. The Chinese youngster is the 200th driver entered in the World Championship since 2005.
Saturday, 7 June
09.00 – 09.30: Free Practice 1
11.00 – 11.30: Free Practice 2
14.30 – 14.50: Qualifying Q1
14.55 – 15.05: Qualifying Q2
15.10 – 15.30: Qualifying Q3
15.40 (est): Qualifying press conference
Sunday, 8 June
13.15: Race 1
13.50 (est): Race 1 podium ceremony
14.25: Race 2
15.00 (est): Race 2 podium ceremony
15.15 (est): Race 1 & 2 press conference
Chairman of the Stewards: Daniel Fausel (CHE)
2nd International Steward: Paolo Longoni (ITA)
Race Director: Miroslav Bartos (CZE)
Assistant to the Race Director /
FIA Coordinator: Rui Marques (PRT)
Medical Delegate: Alain Chantegret (FRA)
Technical Delegate: Manuel Leal (ESP)
Press Delegate: Fabio Ravaioli (ITA)
Chief Timekeeper: Mike Salmon (GBR)
Incident Camera Delegate: Luca Gibello (ITA)
Safety Car Driver: Bruno Correia (PRT)