New Balance of Performance measures confirmed

The TCR technical department has confirmed the Balance of Performance measures for the 2018 season.

All cars minimum weight has been reduced by 20kg, with 1,265kg now set as the base weight for all cars running with a sequential gearbox, and 1,230kg for all DSG-equipped cars.

The three variables for Balance of Performance (BoP) areengine power, minimum weight and ride height, with all ride heights set at 80mm for the start of the year.

The Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR and Peugeot 308TCR will run at 102.5% engine power, as will the three DSG Cupra, Audi and Volkswagen cars.

The Lada Vesta TCR, Peugeot 308 Racing Cup and Renault Megane TCR will run at -30kg base weight.

The Giulietta TCR, Honda Civic TCRs (both versions), Kia Cee’d TCR and Peugeot 308TCR will run a -20kg to base weight. The Hondas are also the only cars to run under 100% power, at 97.5% each.

The Cupra TCR and SEAT León TCRs and Opel/Vauxhall Astra TCRs will run at -10kg.

The Hyundai i30 N TCR, Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR will run at base weight.

The Audi RS 3 LMS will be the heaviest, and run with an additional 10kg over base weight.

For all WTCR cars, compensation weight per manufacturer will also be applied, but for the first round in Morocco, all cars will carry 60kg.