Marrakech hosted the opening rounds of the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO last weekend. Here are some of the key numbers from WTCR AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco.

 

7: Seven FIA world title winners appeared on the #WTCR2019SUPERGRID

61: Thed Björk is leading on the #RoadToMalaysia with 61 points, a five-point advantage over Esteban Guerrieri

14: The 26 drivers in action represented 14 nationalities

22: With points handed out to the top 15 finishers in each race, 22 drivers scored in Marrakech

6: Tiago Monteiro marked his return to full-time competition with P6 in Race 1. And to prove he’d not lost his touch, the Portuguese was fourth in the DHL Pole Position shootout

3: Néstor Girolami and Mikel Azcona were the best of the WTCR / OSCARO rookies, finishing third in Races 1 and 3 respectively

5: Five customer racing brands scored Marrakech podiums

0.638s: Esteban Guerrieri claimed the narrowest winning margin in Morocco, beating Thed Björk to the chequered flag by 0.638s

86.880: Home hero Mehdi Bennani claimed the TAG Heuer Best Lap Trophy with a 1m26.880s best in Race 3

120: The WTCR / OSCARO drivers’ trophy displayed on the grid prior to Race 1 measures 120 centimetres in height