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Numbers of the first WTCR year

2018-12-31T00:48:10+01:00December 31st, 2018|2018|

Here are the key numbers from the inaugural WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO.

Races: 30
All-season drivers: 30
All-season teams: 12
Wildcards: 16
Customer racing brands represented: 7
Nationalities represented: 18

Winning drivers: 15
Winning customer racing brands: 7
Podium finishers (drivers): 20
Podium finishers (teams): 12

Most wins: 5 (Gabriele Tarquini)
Most seconds: 5 (Aurélien Comte, pictured)
Most thirds: 6 (Yvan Muller)
Most pole positions: 6 (Thed Björk)
Most fastest laps: 5 (Gabriele Tarquini)
Most laps led: 73 (Gabriele Tarquini)
Most points scored: 306 (Gabriele Tarquini)
Most consecutive points finishes: 10 (Jean-Karl Vernay)
Most race finishes: 26 (Mato Homola and Pepe Oriola)
Most top 10 finishes: 20 (Pepe Oriola)

Points gap between first and second in final Drivers’ standings: 3
Points gap between first and second in final Teams’ standings: 3

Longest track: Nürburgring Nordschleife, 25.378 kilometres
Shortest track: Circuit Moulay El Hassan, 2.971 kilometres

Longest race: Portugal Race 1, 2h36m58.962s
Shortest race: Slovakia Race 2, 19m54.840s

Fastest race (average speed): Germany Race 3, 169.1kph
Slowest race (average speed): Morocco Race 1, 123.7kph

Biggest winning margin: Jean-Karl Vernay, China-Wuhan Race 1, +4.913s
Smallest winning margin: Yvan Muller, Germany Race 1, +0.331s

Youngest driver prior to Round 1: Benjamin Lessennes (18 years, 9 months, 9 days)
Oldest driver prior to Round 1: Gabriele Tarquini (56 years, 1 month, 5 days)

415: days Tiago Monteiro spent recovering between his testing accident and his racing return in Japan

0.0002s: gap between Frédéric Vervisch (third) and Thed Björk (fourth), Slovakia Race 3

2: best race result by a wildcard, achieved by Dániel Nagy (Hungary Race 2)
150: OSCARO Repair Time totalled 150 minutes
170: number of retirements registered during the 2018 season
366: number of racing laps completed in 2018
1764,834: kilometres covered in 2018 during races
3664: number of points distributed

Additional information from: https://www.teamoscaro.com/le-journal/le-wtcr-oscaro-2018-en-chiffres/