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    Volvo announces foray into World Touring Car Championship after claiming Swedish title
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    The past year didn't look too bright for the World Touring Car Championship. First BMW cut its program down from three works teams to one, then reports came in indicating that Seat – fresh from back-to-back titles – was scaling down its factory-backed team as well. But the latest ...

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    Video: Seat touring car flips into crowd at Brands Hatch over weekend
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    That's not gonna buff out – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you've ever found yourself as a spectator at a race track, it's easy to lull yourself into believing that you'll be as safe as can be just so long as you keep a crash barrier between your brittle bones and the ...

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    Chevy builds Cruze-engined Super Spark for WTCC duty
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    Chevrolet Spark turbo – Click above to enlarge
    Chevrolet has built a special edition of its new Spark runabout for use as a pace car during World Touring Car Championship races this year. The Spark is powered by the new 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-four that will power the Cruze when it ...

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    Video: Chevrolet Cruze WTTC entry gets the time-lapse build treatment
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    Chevrolet Cruze WTCC Build – Click above to watch the time-lapse video
    Ah, the World Touring Car Championship. Whereas we Americans are led to believe that 35 identical cars with different sticker packages, all running around in circles for 500 miles somehow constitutes "stock car" racing, ...

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    Report: SEAT withdraws from WTCC after back-to-back titles
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    SEAT's WTCC Team claims victory at Macau – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Quit while you're ahead. Sounds like a good idea, right? But how often do you actually see it happen? Most of the time, winning individuals, teams and companies drag out their glory days until the bitter end ...

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    BMW continues curtailing racing programs
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    BMW 320si WTCC, BMW-Sauber F1.07 and Formula BMW FB02 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    What would BMW be without racing? We could be about to find out if recent developments are any indication. The Bavarian automaker competed in F1, the World Touring Car Championship and various ...

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    SEAT dominates with second consecutive World Touring Car Championship
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    SEAT World Touring Car Championship Team with the Leon TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you would have told us ten or twenty years ago that diesel would come to dominate motor racing, we probably would have laughed in your face. But since Audi charted new territory by ...

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    REPORT: World Touring Car Championship eyeing race in the U.S.
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    Chevrolet Cruze WTCC - Click above image for high-res gallery
    Marcello Lotti, series promoter for the FIA World Touring Car Championship, told Autosport that he wants to bring the event to the United States in 2011. Inaugurated in 1987, the series was originally based in Europe. In 2009, the ...

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    Cruze Contol: New Chevy WTCC car takes first pole, double victories in Morocco
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    Chevrolet Cruze at WTCC Marrakech – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    While a set of races in the World Touring Car Championship might not ordinarily be something we'd cover here at Autoblog – we doubt you'll mind the spoiler – this weekend's rounds in Marrakech, Morocco, ...

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    Chevy Cruze WTCC livery gets official Italian reveal
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Chevy Cruze WTCC
    Chevy used the Bologna Motor Show this week to debut its new livery for its also new Chevy Cruze WTCC racer. The Chevy Cruze will replace the Lacetti both on the street and the track, where the Lacetti managed to rack up 14 wins in the ...

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    Motor racing returns to Morocco after 50 years
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    Imagine all the exotic locals where international motor racing has taken place over the course of modern history and Morocco might not show up on your radar. But back in the era of Casablanca, the North African country, just across the Straight of Gibraltar from Europe, hosted the Moroccan Grand ...

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    World Touring Car Championship set to kick off in Brazil
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    The calendar is already showing March and the weather is hinting at spring, so the racing season must be about to explode. NASCAR is already underway, F1 will kick off this weekend in Australia, and ALMS at Sebring the week after. Series like Speed GT and Touring Car, however, will really have the ...

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