The WTCR 2018 season has just delivered in the streets of Macao . The new runner-up will eventually re-enlist in 2019.
Veterans still have a say in WTCR. The proof ? Gabriele Tarquini (56) has just completed the first crown of the new era of the WTCR, which in 2018 has taken over from the WTCC.
In 2017, after his Citroën period, Yvan Muller decided to hang up the helmet. Advisor and luxury developer for Volvo, Polestar and Cyan Racing he had resumed service at the end of the season.
This year, he had finally returned to driving full time in his own team, alongside the outgoing champion. Well took him since he was fighting for the title until the very last race, failing just three points of the new champion . As for her team (YMR) she simply conquered the title thanks to her Hyundai.
The adventure will continue in 2019 as Yvan Muller has decided to join the Cyan Racing and will team again with Thed Björk , WTCC 2017 champion. The Cyan Racing, which will drive the news Lynk & Co, will soon announce its third driver. It could be the French Yann Ehrlacher who is none other than the nephew of Muller and who would run this season on a Honda Civic.