Macau Track guide in 100 words

Macau Track guide in 100 words

11.11.2017: FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau Suncity Group Macau Guia Race FIA World Touring Car Championship, Rounds 17 and 18 of 20 16-19 November 2017

FIA WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Macau
Suncity Group Macau Guia Race
FIA World Touring Car Championship, Rounds 17 and 18 of 20
16-19 November 2017




Macau’s Circuito da Guia blends twisty turns and narrow blasts with long, wide-open straights and sweeping corners, plus gradient changes, to create one of the most challenging and spectacular street circuits on the planet.



After two years away, the world’s fastest international touring car series returns to the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, restoring the famous  Guia Race to its former glory in the process.



Previously forming the closing event of the WTCC season, Macau will now host the penultimate weekend of the campaign when Rob Huff will be bidding for a record-extending ninth Macau win.






TRACK ESSENTIALS



Name: Circuito da Guia
Location: Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
Website: www.macau.grandprix.gov.mo
Length: 6.120 kilometres


Opening Race distance: 8 laps (48.960km); Main Race distance: 11 laps (67.320km)
Lap record (qualifying): José María López (Citroën C-Elysée) 2m24.294s (152.68kph), 14/11/14
Lap record (race): Rob Huff (LADA Granta) 2m27.009s (149.86kph), 16/11/14


WTCC appearances: 10

Time zone: GMT +8 hours
Sunrise/sunset: 06h40/17h41 (19 November)
Average temperature: 18°C-23°C (November)




PREVIOUS WINNERS

2014: R1: José María López (Citroën C-Elysée); R2: Rob Huff (LADA Granta)
2013: R1: Yvan Muller (Chevrolet Cruze); R2: Rob Huff (SEAT León)
2012: R1: Yvan Muller (Chevrolet Cruze); R2: Alain Menu (Chevrolet Cruze)
2011: R1: Rob Huff (Chevrolet Cruze); R2: Rob Huff (Chevrolet Cruze)
2010: R1: Rob Huff (Chevrolet Cruze); R2: Norbert Michelisz (SEAT León)
2009: R1: Rob Huff (Chevrolet Cruze); R2: Augusto Farfus (BMW 320si)
2008: R1: Alain Menu (Chevrolet Lacetti); R2: Rob Huff (Chevrolet Lacetti)
2007: R1: Alain Menu (Chevrolet Lacetti); R2: Andy Priaulx (BMW 320si)
2006: R1: Andy Priaulx (BMW 320si); R2: Jörg Müller (BMW 320si)
2005: R1: Augusto Farfus (Alfa Romeo 156); R2: Duncan Huisman (BMW 320i)




Richard Rodgers, photo FIA WTCC

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