Norbert Michelisz

  • The Original Gamer-Turned-Racer

    Norbert Michelisz was arguably the first to find his way into international motorsport via computer games. Valentin Khorounzhiy tells his story.

Thed Björk has won the final race of the weekend in Morocco, and taken both the championship lead as well as the first victory for the Lynk & Co brand in motorsport on its competitive debut.

Reigning champion Gabriele Tarquini claimed the victory in the second race of the weekend at Marrakech, capitalising after his BRC Racing Team Hyundai team-mate Nicky Catsburg crashed out of the lead at half-distance.

*Audi-powered racer lands maiden WTCR qualifying best
*Fastest 24 cars covered by less than one second in Marrakech
*Monteiro back to his best with fourth fastest time
*Catsburg takes reverse-grid DHL pole on debut WTCR weekend

*ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport driver heads team-mate Girolami in Argentine 1-3
*Björk claims debut podium for Cyan Racing Lynk & Co in fine second place
*Legends, experts, newcomers and young guns fill #WTCR2019SUPERGRID
*Moroccan maestro Bennani out of luck following early Marrakech contact

*Opening session of 2019 ends with 12 cars from six brands within 0.3s of Honda ace
*Muller second but kerb hit leads to car damage and possible grid penalty
*Home hero Bennani P21, 2018 title winner Tarquini sixth