Tag Archives: WTCC

60 for 60: Day 55 – Breaking his duck

It’s an honor to be present at a driver’s first victory in a series.  For Tom Chilton, that first win almost didn’t arrive.  At the end of 2012, Ford withdrew support for the Focus Chilton had been running in the WTCC. … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 28 – Gratitude

We are grateful for everything this blog has brought us. We’re grateful for the racing we have seen this year, to be close to the edge at Sonoma and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and to share the passion we have … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 16 – A moment of peace before a touring car storm

The moments before a race are a combination of frantic activity and measured calm.  The driver has to find focus for the race ahead, while the crew scrambles to complete preparations on the car.  In this photo, from the World … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 13 – Fathers and sons, Part 2

Tom Chilton almost saw his WTCC career end before it began.  At the end of the 2012 season, Ford announced that it would no longer support the Ford Focus raced by Chilton. With Chevy also pulling out of the WTCC, … Continue reading

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WTCC at Sonoma: Sweets for Chilton, a crown for Honda, and a wait for Muller

Grahame Chilton had a choice last week: watch his son, Max, race in Sunday’s F1 race at Monza, or watch son Tom compete in the WTCC round at Sonoma. Chilton chose to visit California, and the decision paid off: Tom … Continue reading

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WTCC qualifying at Sonoma: Just Chilton

Tom Chilton edged RML teammate Yvan Muller in qualifying to earn pole position for tomorrow’s World Touring Car Championship round at Sonoma.  Chilton captured the top spot in his Chevrolet Cruze with a time of 1:45.583, barely ahead of championship … Continue reading

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