The 2014 top ten videos of touring car racing
TouringCarTimes has gathered our selection of the top ten videos of touring car racing throughout the 2014 season, featuring crashes, hard fights and a lot of action.
Number 10 – WTCC Salzburgring start crash chaos
We start the list with position number ten and the chaotic start of the second FIA World Touring Car Championship race at Salzburgring.
Number 9 – STCC mass crash
The big crashes of the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship are rare, but the fourth round of 2014 at Knutstorp saw a big pile up after a safety car session which eliminated more than half of the field.
Number 8 – Simon Belcher’s high-speed Thruxton crash
Simon Belcher crashed in the fastest corner of the fastest track in Britain during the third British Touring Car Championship race at Thruxton. The Speedworks Motorsport driver fortunately walked away unharmed while his Toyota Avensis needed extensive repairs.
Number 7 – Hard BTCC fight at Silverstone
The BTCC races at Silverstone saw a tough fight between several cars for the final podium spot, with Colin Turkington, Fabrizio Giovanardi and Jason Plato getting right into the thick of it.
Number 6 – Sébastien Loeb confuses Macau with Monte Carlo
A short but sweet video as Sébastien Loeb shows that his WRC tactics are far from gone with a unique technique going through the Melco Hairpin in the Macau season finale.
Number 5 – Rob Collard’s huge roll at Silverstone
We enter the top five with Rob Collard fortunately escaping unharmed from a huge roll at Silverstone after colliding with an already spinning Jack Clarke at Silverstone.
Number 4 – Last lap battle between Scott McLaughlin and Jamie Whincup
21-year-old Scott McLaughlin and Volvo Polestar Racing left their mark on the 2014 V8 Supercars season premiere in Adelaide, providing a spectacular last-lap fight for second place with champion Jamie Whincup.
Number 3 – Huge internal Audi battle at Vallelunga
The first podium finisher is the intense last-laps Audi battle between Tomas Kostka, Davide Stancherie and Ermanno Dionisio during the Euro V8 Series races at Vallelunga.
Number 2 – Final laps of the Bathurst 1000
Close to making number one is the nail-biting finish of the 2014 Bathurst 1000 race where Jamie Whincup ran short on fuel, sending Chaz Mostert on a mission to get past on the very last lap of 161.
Number 1 – The 0.000 second finish at San Juan
Our number one touring car video of 2014 is the 0.000 finish between Matías Muñoz Marchesi and Leonel Pernía in the Super TC 2000 race at San Juan. Chevrolet driver Marchesi was controversially declared winner by the stewards, a decision long debated after the race. Judge for your self, was the decision correct?