Scandinavian Touring Car Championship

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Scandinavian Touring Car Championship
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Category Touring cars
Country Scandinavia
Inaugural season 2011
Official website stcc.se
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The Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC) are a touring car racing series based in Scandinavia. The series took over from the Danish Touringcar Championship and Swedish Touring Car Championship, with its first season in 2011. The Scandinavian Touring Car Cup was awarded in 2010 to the driver with best results from selected races in the Danish and Swedish seasons.

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In 2013, the series merged with the rival TTA – Racing Elite League, which was formed as a result of the split in 2012. From the 2013 season onwards, the series would see a new format based upon the TTA series.

After the change to the TCR ruleset 2017, The follow-up series is the TCR Scandinavia Touring Car Championship. For the 2019 season STCC changed promotor to a constellation called Scandinavian Racing League (SRL). [1] For season 2020 and forward STCC brand and championship changed promotor again to SNB-events AB.

Champions

SeasonSeries NameDriverCarTeam
2010 Scandinavian Touring Car Cup Flag of Sweden.svg Richard Göransson BMW 320si Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden WestCoast Racing
2011 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Rickard Rydell Chevrolet Cruze Flag of Sweden.svg Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
2012 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Scirocco Flag of Sweden.svg Volkswagen Team Biogas
2013 STCC – Racing Elite League Flag of Sweden.svg Thed Björk Volvo S60 TTA Flag of Sweden.svg Volvo Polestar Racing
2014 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Thed Björk Volvo S60 TTA Flag of Sweden.svg Volvo Polestar Racing
2015 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Thed Björk Volvo S60 TTA Flag of Sweden.svg Volvo Cyan Racing
2016 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Richard Göransson Volvo S60 TTA Flag of Sweden.svg Polestar Cyan Racing
2017 TCR Scandinavia Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Robert Dahlgren SEAT León TCR Flag of Sweden.svg SEAT Dealer Team Sweden
2018 TCR Scandinavia Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Flag of Sweden.svg Volkswagen Dealer Team Sweden
2019 TCR Scandinavia Touring Car Championship Flag of Sweden.svg Robert Dahlgren CUPRA León TCR Flag of Sweden.svg SEAT Dealer Team Sweden
2020 TCR Scandinavia Touring Car Championship Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robert Huff Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Flag of Sweden.svg Lestrup Racing Team

Event Winners

Scandinavian Touring Car Cup

Ring Knutstorp Scandinavian Touring Car Championship 2012. Michel Nykjaer Chevrolet Cruze STCC Ring Knutstorp 2012.jpg
Ring Knutstorp Scandinavian Touring Car Championship 2012.

Scandinavian Touring Car Championship

Mattias Andersson's Alfa Romeo 156. Alfa 156 STCC.jpg
Mattias Andersson's Alfa Romeo 156.
Rustad Polestar Racing 2010. Tommy Rustad Volvo C30 STCC Falkenberg 2010.jpg
Rustad Polestar Racing 2010.

STCC – Racing Elite League

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Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) was a touring car racing series based in Sweden, but also with rounds in Norway. They began operating in 1996, heavily influenced by the British Touring Car Championship and the success of BTCC racing on Swedish television. There are also a number of support classes that compete with their races alongside STCC; Radical, the Camaro Cup, Superkart, Pro Superbike, the JTCC and the Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia. The final STCC season was in 2010, as the series merged with the Danish Touringcar Championship to form the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship.

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References

  1. "New organisation confirms TCR Scandinavia name for 2019 season". TouringCarTimes. 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-02-18.