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George Tanev
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgarian
Date of birth May 28, 1983 (1983-05-28) (age 26)
Place of birth Sofia (Bulgaria)
2010 World Touring Car Championship
Debut season 2008
Current team Proteam Motorsport
Car no. 24
Former teams Petrol GT Racing Team
Starts 14
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 37th in 2008
Previous series
Bulgarian Touring Car Championship
Bulgarian Hillclimbing Championship
Bulgarian Circuit Racing Championship
Bulgarian Rally Championship
World Rally Championship
Championship titles
2006 Bulgarian Circuit Racing Championship

George Tanev (born 28 May 1983 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian auto racing driver. He has competed mainly in rally events including the Bulgarian Rally Championship and the Rallye de France round of the World Rally Championship. He has also driven in Hill climbing events and Touring car racing. In 2008 he finished as runner-up in the Bulgarian Touring Car Championship, with a Subaru Impreza.[1] Also in 2008, he competed in eight rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, two of which to replace Stefano D'Aste at Proteam Motorsport with a BMW 320si in the final rounds at Macau.[2] His best result was an eighteenth place at Monza.

For 2009, Tanev signed for Proteam for a full season in the WTCC.[3]


Racing Record


Complete WTCC results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Position Points
2008 Petrol GT Racing Team BMW 320si CUR Brazil PUE Mexico VAL Spain PAU France BRN Czech Republic EST Portugal BRA United Kingdom OSC Germany IMO Italy MON Italy OKA Japan MAC Macau - 0
21 21 21 19 20 18
Scuderia Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si 19 Ret
2009 Scuderia Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si CUR Brazil PUE Mexico MAR Morocco PAU France VAL Spain BRN Czech Republic POR Portugal BRA United Kingdom OSC Germany IMO Italy OKA Japan MAC Macau 35th* 0*
18 21 Ret 18 19 Ret
  • * Season in progress.


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