Yvan Muller – the last race

With race on Losail International Circuit in Qatar was closed WTCC 2016 season, where champion become Jose Maria Lopez. This is third championship title for him and also the last one, because next season he will driving in Formula E.

Citroen won’t have any more official team in WTCC, so also Yvan Muller decided for retirement from this championship. He managed to be four time champion in his WTCC career from 2006 season. Four times was second, once time third and fourth with Seat, Cherlovet and Citroen on the end.

Final drivers championship standings:
1. Lopez – 381 points
2. Muller – 257
3. Monteiro – 214
4. Michelisz – 213
5. Bennani – 206
6. Huff – 199
7. Catsburg – 175
8. Chilton – 163
9. Tarquini – 147
10. Bjork – 117

Final manufacturers championship standings:
1. Citroen – 957 points
2. Honda – 675
3. Lada – 536
4. Polestar (Volvo) – 321

Also Lada won’t compete next year, for now just Volvo and Honda will had official teams. But also “old” Citroen racing cars will be compete, but in private Sebastien Loeb Racing team.

Without Lada in championship, also race in Russia won’t be in calendar. Also races in France and Slovakia was dropped. But legendary Monza (Italy) and Macau (China) are back!

Official calendar for season 2017:
Marrocco (Marrakech) – 09.04.2017
Italy (Monza) – 30.04.2017
Hungary (Hungaroring) – 14.05.2017
Germany (Nordschleife) – 27.05.2017
Portugal (Vila Real) – 25.06.2017
Argentina (Termas De Rio Hondo) – 06.08.2016
China (Shanghai) – 15.10.2016
Japan (Motegi) – 29.10.2016
China (Macau) – 19.11.2016
Qatar (Losail) – 01.12.2016