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Marrakesh WTCR: Tarquini doubles up with Race 3 win

Gabriele Tarquini negotiated two safety car periods to win his second race of the season-opening World Touring Car Cup round in Marrakech, as Hyundai cars locked out the top three.

Marrakesh WTCR: Vernay breezes to Race 2 win

Jean-Karl Vernay cantered to a comfortable win in the the reversed-grid World Touring Car Cup race at Marrakesh from second on the grid, beating home favourite Mehdi Bennani.

Marrakesh WTCR: Tarquini leads all-Hyundai top four

Saturday race winner Gabriele Tarquini grabbed pole position for the final race of the inaugural World Touring Car Cup weekend with the fastest time in qualifying on Sunday morning.

Marrakesh WTCR: Tarquini leads Bjork in Race 1

Gabriele Tarquini won the first race of the new World Touring Car Cup era in Marrakech, resisting Thed Bjork to head a Hyundai 1-2.

Marrakesh WTCR: Bjork leads Hyundai 1-2-3 in first qualifying

WTCC champion Thed Bjork grabbed the first ever WTCR pole position ahead of the season opener in Marrakesh, heading a Hyundai 1-2-3 in qualifying.

Marrakesh WTCR: Guerrieri beats Ehrlacher by 0.052s in practice

Honda driver Esteban Guerrieri set the pace in practice ahead of the first round of the new World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh.

Monteiro forced to skip WTCR Marrakesh opener

Tiago Monteiro has postponed his comeback from injuries sustained in a testing crash at Barcelona last September again and will miss the start of the World Touring Car Cup season.

Fittipaldi column: An eye-opening Formula E test debut columnist Pietro Fittipaldi reflects on his first run in a Formula E car, as he finished runner-up in the category's official rookie test at Marrakesh.

Nelson's column: Why it's working out for Jaguar in Formula E

In his second column of the Formula E season, Jaguar Racing's Nelson Piquet Jr explains how his great new start with his new team continued in Marrakesh.

DTM’s Bruno Spengler enjoys first test in Formula E

Canadian Bruno Spengler, the 2012 DTM champion, enjoyed his first test in a Formula E electric open wheel car this past weekend.

Di Grassi: Audi FE reliability woes "very weird"

Lucas di Grassi has admitted Audi’s reliability nightmare that has left him with no points from the first three races of the 2017/18 Formula E season is “very weird".

Mahindra barely had car ready for Marrakesh winner Rosenqvist

Formula E championship leader Felix Rosenqvist has revealed Mahindra only just finished a last-minute rebuild of his second car in time to complete his Marrakesh victory.

Buemi: Fanboost problem contributed to Marrakesh defeat

Sebastien Buemi thinks he could have beaten Felix Rosenqvist had a problem shortly before the start of the Marrakesh Formula E race not stopped him being able to use Fanboost.

Marrakesh ePrix: Rosenqvist wins with late pass on Buemi

Felix Rosenqvist jumped into the lead of the Formula E points by beating Sebastien Buemi in Marrakesh.

Marrakesh ePrix: Buemi grabs pole as rivals falter

Sebastien Buemi claimed his first Formula E pole position since last May in qualifying for the Marrakesh ePrix.

Marrakesh ePrix: Abt leads di Grassi in fog-hit practice

Daniel Abt headed an Audi one-two in practice for the Marrakesh round of the 2017/18 Formula E season. 

Formula E keeps minimum pitstop time for Marrakesh

Formula E teams have successfully lobbied to have the minimum pitstop time kept in place for this weekend's Marrakesh race.

Lopez set for Formula E return in place of Jani

Jose Maria Lopez is poised to return to Formula E by replacing Neel Jani at Dragon Racing in Marrakesh.

Coronel says brake problems cost him "easy" Marrakesh win

ROAL Motorsport's Tom Coronel was disappointed with the outcome of the first WTCC race in Marrakesh, after a brake problem saw him drop from the lead and trail home in eighth place.

Marrakesh WTCC: Monteiro leads Honda 1-2 in main race

Tiago Monteiro took a controlled win in the second WTCC race in Marrakesh from factory Honda teammate Norbert Michelisz.

Marrakesh WTCC: Guerrieri takes maiden win in opener

Argentinian Esteban Guerrieri claimed a surprise victory on just his third WTCC start in the opening race of the 2017 season in Marrakesh.

Marrakesh WTCC: Monteiro grabs first pole of new season

Honda’s Tiago Monteiro took pole position for the first race of the 2017 WTCC season in Marrakesh, beating the Volvo of Nestor Girolami by two tenths of a second.

Marrakesh WTCC: Michelisz leads Honda 1-2 in practice

Honda drivers Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro were fastest in practice ahead of the first WTCC round of the season in Marrakesh.

WTCC season to begin in Marrakesh with 15-car entry

The WTCC season will begin in Marrakesh this weekend with only 15 cars on the grid, with RC Motorsport only fielding a single entry for the Moroccan race.

WTCC abandons joker laps plan for Marrakesh

Circuit restrictions and government instability have forced the WTCC to cancel its plan to implement rallycross-style joker laps at the opening round of the season in Marrakesh.

Renault boss says early wins crucial for Buemi title defence

Renault e.dams senior Team Manager Jean-Paul Driot says Sebastien Buemi’s success in the Marrakesh ePrix will be vital to his and the team's chances of defending their Formula E titles.

Rosenqvist's star ascends in Marrakesh

Formula E rookie sensation Felix Rosenqvist announced himself as a potential race winner after a starring role in last weekend’s Marrakesh ePrix.

Engel frustrated to miss out on Marrakesh points finish

Formula E rookie Maro Engel lost a likely second consecutive points finish after his second car refused to start during the pitstop in the Marrakesh ePrix.

Vergne says Techeetah must improve after lost victory bid

Jean-Eric Vergne was left frustrated and demanding an investigation into issues that halted a potential victory in Marrakesh on Saturday.

Marrakesh ePrix: Buemi fights back to take second win

Sebastien Buemi was victorious in the second round of the Formula E championship season in Marrakesh, fighting back from seventh on the grid.

Analysis: Why energy saving will be key in Marrakesh

Formula E is set for one of its most energy-sapping races at the first ever Marrakesh ePrix on Saturday, with the race becoming the longest in the championship history.

Marrakesh ePrix: Rosenqvist on pole as Vergne misses final run

Formula E rookie Felix Rosenqvist will start from pole position for the Marrakesh ePrix after clocking the best time in the Super Pole session at the Circuit Moulay El Hassan.

Marrakesh ePrix: Buemi tops red-flagged second practice

Sebastien Buemi was fastest in final Marrakesh ePrix practice, taking the top spot with a late 200kw lap before the session was red-flagged due to Sam Bird crashing into the barriers.

Marrakesh ePrix: di Grassi leads Renault duo in first practice

Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time in the first official practice session for the Marrakesh ePrix in Morocco on Saturday.

Renault e.dams’ next challenge is the Marrakesh ePrix

The Marrakesh ePrix will be the first ePrix to take place in Morocco and indeed on the African continent.

Formula E, ABT and the Climate Summit visit Marrakesh

Formula E is the official partner event of the UN Climate Conference “COP22"

Honda 1-2-3 matters more than whoever won, says Michelisz

Norbert Michelisz says securing Honda's first ever WTCC 1-2-3 in Morocco was more important to him than fighting for victory in the race.

Valente frustrated with Tarquini over "stupid" collision

Hugo Valente was critical of his Lada Sport teammate Gabriele Tarquini after the pair came to blows yet again in Morocco.

FIA to continue investigating Honda's flat floor

The results of the WTCC Race of Morocco and the preceding event at the Hungaroring two weeks’ ago are still subject to change, with the FIA technical delegate continuing an investigation into the flat floor of Honda.

Podium spots for López and Muller in Marrakech

With podium finishes in the first race, José María López and Yvan Muller will leave Morocco feeling they have done their job.

Morocco WTCC: Hondas dominate as Huff heads 1-2-3

Rob Huff led home teammates Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro to claim a Honda 1-2-3 at a wet Marrakech main race.

Morocco WTCC: Coronel holds off Lopez to win amid carnage

ROAL Motorsport's Tom Coronel took a thrilling victory in the opening race at Marrakech, holding off a charging Jose Maria Lopez.

Citroën stays ahead in Marrakech

Thanks to the combined efforts of Yvan Muller, Mehdi Bennani and José María López, Citroën maintained their lead in the World Championship by winning MAC3.

Morocco WTCC: Huff leads Honda 1-2-3 in intense qualifying

Rob Huff took pole position at Marrakech in an extremely tense qualifying session ahead of teammates Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro, forming a Honda 1-2-3 for Sunday's main race.

Morocco WTCC: Coronel emerges as surprise leader in FP2

Tom Coronel pulled a surprise on the field to take the lead in the final moments of the second free practice session at Marrakech.

Morocco WTCC: Monteiro beats Michelisz by 0.003s in first practice

Tiago Monteiro led teammate Norbert Michelisz home by three thousandths of a second to head a Honda 1-2 in the opening practice at Marrakech.

Morocco WTCC: Huff leads the way in testing on new layout

Rob Huff led an entertaining testing session for Honda, with Jose Maria Lopez two tenths slower than the Brit for Citroen.

Lopez, Muller concerned with slower Marrakech layout

Citroen WTCC drivers Jose Maria Lopez and Yvan Muller have expressed their concerns over the new layout of the Marrakech circuit that will be used this weekend.

López and Muller head for Bennani’s home turf!

The Citroën Total drivers will be joined by Mehdi Bennani, who will enjoy unstinting support from his home crowd.

Thompson gets second Munnich call-up for Morocco

British driver James Thompson will once again substitute for Rene Munnich at the next round of the World Touring Car Championship at Marrakech, the team announced.

Nika Racing targeting Morocco return to WTCC

Swedish privateer team Nika Racing have announced they will miss this weekend’s race in Hungary, citing sponsorship issues as the cause of the delay.

A disappointing result for Tom Coronel in Moroccan WTCC weekend - video

Marrakech once again becomes 'Marracrash' for Coronel: A pair of retirements on the tight, twisty street

Huff fears he'll need new car after Marrakech crash

Rob Huff fears that Lada will be forced to build a new car after his Vesta was heavily damaged in the second World Touring Car Championship at Marrakech in an incident with teammate Mikhail Kozlovskiy.

Scorching heat forces retirement in Moroccan round of WTCC

Grégoire Demoustier showed great skill while battling for positions with several top class touring car drivers.

Sébastien Loeb Racing’s Mehdi Bennani shows brilliant pace in Marrakech !

Sébastien Loeb Racing’s driver leads the 2015 WTCC Yokohama Drivers’ Trophy

Raft of penalties announced in second Marrakech race

Hugo Valente, Mehdi Bennani and Norbert Michelisz were all given post-race penalties applied in the wake of an incident-filled second WTCC race in Marrakech.

Muller wins incident-packed second race in Marrakech

Citroen's Yvan Muller won the second race of the day in Marrakech from the reverse grid pole, fighting off teammate Sebastien Loeb for the duration in a race that saw much contact.

Lopez takes lights-to-flag Marrakech win

Reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez took a dominant win in Marrakech, leading from start to finish just as he did in his first race with Citroën at the circuit a year ago.

Marrakech grid confirmed following raft of penalties

The grid for the first WTCC race in Marrakech has been confirmed following the application of eight grid penalties post-qualifying, accounting for almost half of the 18-car grid.

Muller receives Marrakech qualifying reprimand

Citroen driver Yvan Muller has been given a formal reprimand by WTCC stewards for what they deemed as dangerous behaviour under yellow flags during qualifying at Marrakech.