The TCR WORLD TOUR is the priority lane to gain access to the TCR WORLD FINAL.
The TCR WORLD TOUR will award the KUMHO TCR WORLD TOUR CUP to the best Driver and Team at the end of the season’s nine events.
Nine of the more than 200 TCR-sanctioned events from the 40 TCR-sanctioned Series / Championships have been selected by WSC to be part of the 2023 TCR WORLD TOUR. These nine events will be held at iconic racetracks in four continents, with the season beginning in Europe and then moving to Latin America, Australia and Asia.
The number of races counting towards the 2023 TCR WORLD TOUR is 20.
2023 TCR Technical Regulations
The Sporting Regulations are those of the local championship to which the event belongs.
KUMHO TCR is the control tyre for all the TCR WORLD TOUR events.
TCR Europe: Q1 (20 min.) + Q2 (10 min. / 12 fastest drivers)
TCR Italy: Q1 (20 min.) + Q2 (10 min. / 12 fastest drivers)
TCR South America: Q1 (20 min.) + Q2 (10 min. / 12 fastest drivers)
TCR Australia: Q1 (20 min.) + Q2 (10 min. / 10 fastest drivers)
Macau Guia Race: Q1 (30 min.) + Q2 (15 min. / 12 fastest drivers)
TCR Europe: 2 x 55 km
TCR Italy: 2 x 55 km
TCR South America: 2 x 30 min. + 1 lap
TCR Australia: 3 x 17 laps
TCR Australia: Bathurst: 3 x 11 laps
Macau Guia Race: 2 x 55 km
Point scoring system - Drivers and Teams
Qualifying final results: 1st/15 pts; 2nd/10 pts; 3rd/8 pts; 4th/6 pts; 5th/4 pts; 6th/2 pt
Races: 1st/30 pts; 2nd/25 pts; 3rd/22 pts; 4th/20 pts; 5th/18 pts; 6th/16 pts; 7th/14 pts; 8th/12 pts; 9th/10 pts; 10th/8 pts; 11th/6 pts; 12th/4 pts; 13th/3 pts; 14th/2 pts; 15th/1 pt
All drivers and teams competing in the TCR WORLD TOUR events are eligible to score points for the TCR WORLD TOUR and the TCR WORLD RANKING.
TCR WORLD TOUR’s full-season entries are not eligible to score points for the local TCR series that hosts the event.
Teams’ points are allocated to the best two-classified cars of each team.
The TCR WORLD RANKING points awarded in the TCR WORLD TOUR events are increased by 50% compared to those awarded in the other TCR WORLD RANKING events.
Compensation Weight System
Drivers who have entered in the TCR WORLD TOUR’s full-season are subjected to the allocation of Compensation Weights that are based on the fastest Qualifying lap times set in the TCR WORLD TOUR’s previous event – range 0/40 kg in 10 kg increments. Competitors of the local TCR series that hosts the TCR WORLD TOUR are subjected to the Compensation Weight system that takes into account the results of their local TCR series.
Access to the final
After the ninth event, the first 15 drivers in the overall classification of the TCR WORLD TOUR qualify directly for the final race of the TCR WORLD FINAL event. They will be joined by the first 15 TCR WORLD RANKING drivers classified after the play-off.