The team headed to Slovakia for the 5th and 6th rounds of the Championship having carried out major works to repair the car following the coming together with a wall at Marrakech. The car also required a new engine which SEAT Sport duly delivered on the Thursday prior to the ...
May 1, 2013Richard Theaker
After a promising start, the weekend was brought to a scary and abrupt end for Tom and the Special Tuning Racing team on race day. The test session planned for the Friday was cancelled due to adverse weather. Torrential rains washed out the day and the team worked to prepare the ...
April 8, 2013Richard Theaker
The opening round of the 2013 WTCC Season again saw the team at the historic Monza Circuit just north of Milan. With no pre-season testing being completed, Tom and the team would have to work quickly to set up the car and get on the pace. On a bitterly cold yet ...
March 25, 2013Richard Theaker
The final meeting of the WTCC in Macau always delivers excitement and drama, and this year’s edition lived up to its billing. Proceedings started on Thursday with a test session in which the team worked on the set up of the car, and Tom reacquainted himself with the track. Friday’s ...
November 20, 2012Richard Theaker
A great weekend’s racing for Tom and the team with what should have been independent podiums in both races. The team arrived at the Shanghai International Circuit on the back of a good weekend in Japan. Tom was quickly back on the pace running in the top ten for the practice ...
November 7, 2012Richard Theaker
The teams first trip to Suzuka and both drivers would have to learn a new track. The practice sessions saw an improvement in times from both cars and Tom was hovering just out of the top 12. Qualification was a very tight affair. As the short track was being used ...
October 23, 2012Richard Theaker
Ultimately a successful weekend for the team at the first ever rounds on U.S soil. The track at Sears Point was new to Tom but not Darryl. He had raced there before in single seaters, and hoped to put his knowledge to good use. The team used the Friday practice session ...
September 24, 2012Richard Theaker
After the long flight to the southern hemisphere, the team arrived in Curitiba, Brazil, for rounds 15 and 16. Darryl had made the longer trip from Hong Kong, and both drivers were eager to get back to driving their SEAT 1.6t WTCC cars after the break following the end of ...
July 23, 2012Richard Theaker
Both STR SEAT’s showed their potential at the Circuit do Algarve on Portugal’s sunny south coast. The weekend got off to an early start for both drivers who had the pleasure of swimming with dolphins on Thursday. The serious business got underway on the Saturday though, and for Tom, he ...
June 5, 2012Richard Theaker