The inaugural, 1987 season of the World Touring Car Championship was - without any doubt - a disaster that put the series into sleep for 18 years and the first race had it all. This is its story.
This touring Benz isn't a BOSS, but it is Boss. Hugo Boss. AMG was so successful campaigning this car in DTM, Mercedes purchased the tuner outright. [via PhotoFinish]
While us Yanks had to suffered the Malaise Era with neutered V8s, Europe enjoyed more powerful and exciting touring cars, which will be celebrated in a new vintage racing series. It's Europe-only, but "selected cars" from America will be invited.
Outside of the United States there are mystical racing events called "Touring Car" where cars actually resembling family production vehicles turn both left and right. To compete in these magical happenings Ford created this Focus ST-based Touring Car Concept.
The Thomases, Detleffs and Haralds at ITR the German-based sanctioning body that governs the DTM Touring Car Championship are attempting to control costs by demanding that cars in the series conform last year's standards for components such as aerodynamic aids and safety cells. Limiting the number of new tires per…