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Fredrik Ekblom

Fredrik Ekblom

1970-10-06 (age 49)


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Ekblom back with Volvo for China WTCC

Fredrik Ekblom will return to the grid for this weekend’s round of WTCC at the Shanghai International Circuit in China, taking the car back over from Nestor Girolami.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-06-02

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers and contributors.

Huff demoted to back of the grid for first Nurburgring race

Honda driver Rob Huff will be forced to start the opening WTCC race of the weekend at the Nurburgring from the back of the grid, after the team was forced to change his engine following Free Practice 2.

Hungary WTCC: Bjork beats Tarquini in final practice

Polestar Cyan Racing’s Thed Bjork was fastest of all in the final practice session at the Hungaroring, leading Lada’s Gabriele Tarquini and Volvo teammate Fredrik Ekblom.

Hungary WTCC: Tarquini breaks lap record on resurfaced track in FP1

Lada Sport’s Gabriele Tarquini topped the time sheets in Saturday’s first free practice session at the Hungaroring, the only driver in the 1m47s, smashing Yvan Muller’s pole position record of 1m48.727s from last year.

Ekblom's qualifying times deleted for missed weight check

Polestar Cyan Racing’s Fredrik Ekblom will start last in both races after missing a weight check during qualifying at Slovakiaring.

Slovakia WTCC: Ekblom leads Volvo 1-2 in opening practice

Fredrik Ekblom set the pace at Slovakiaring in the first free practice session ahead of his Volvo teammate Thed Bjork, with Lada’s Nicky Catsburg third in the Vesta TC1.

Volvo has "many ways to improve", says Bjork after strong start

Polestar Cyan Racing driver Thed Bjork believes the signs are positive for the WTCC season ahead after a strong showing by the Volvo S60 TC1s throughout the weekend at the Circuit Paul Ricard.

WTCC season preview: Third time unlucky for Citroen?

The World Touring Car Championship has been Citroen's personal playground for the last two seasons - but could things be about to change in the French marque's final season in the series?

Volvo aiming for WTCC title assault in 2017 - Bjork

Volvo WTCC driver Thed Bjork reckons the Swedish manufacturer will be ready to challenge for title honours in 2017, after a learning season this year.

Lopez ends quickest on final Vallelunga test day

Jose Maria Lopez clocked the best lap time of the day in the final session of the official World Touring Car Championship test day at Vallelunga.

Ekblom ”would not be surprised” if Volvo wins in 2016

It would be no surprise to see Volvo win races in the first year of its WTCC return, according to veteran touring car racer and 2016 driver Fredrik Ekblom.

Volvo signs Bjork, Ekblom for WTCC return

Polestar Cyan Racing have confirmed that Thed Bjork and Fredrik Ekblom will be the team’s two drivers for Volvo's return to the WTCC next season.

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-09-27

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Timmy Megenbier wins American "Touring Car School" Timmy Megenbier clinched the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup title thanks to an eleventh place finish at the rainy season finale at Road Atlanta. The 18-year old won 100,000 US ...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-07

ATS Formula 3 Cup Victories for Dusseldorp and Vanthoor Resounding success for Volkswagen at the third round of the ATS Formula 3 Cup at Hockenheim: With Stef Dusseldorp (NL) and Laurens Vanthoor (B) coming first, drivers of Dallara Volkswagen ...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-24

24-hour race Nurburgring Scirocco clinches class wins with natural gas and petrol power With two class victories, the Volkswagen Scirocco cars powered by natural gas and petrol engines successfully finished the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring. The ...

Anderstorp: BMW Motorsport preview

WTCC pays a visit to Sweden - Ekblom on the starting grid for BMW. Munich: Set to take place in Anderstorp, the next two races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will see the BMW national teams reinforced by the addition of Frederik Ekblom ...

ETCC: Spa: Volvo S60 Racing race report

Spa brings points haul for Volvo. Volvo arrived at Spa with trepidation given the longs straights and demanding hills that the circuit holds. Without the power of the BMWs and Alfas it was going to be a tough weekend. A gearbox problem held ...

ETCC: Oschersleben: Tom Coronel race report

Few fortunate moments for Tom Coronel in Oschersleben ETCC race. For Dutch racing driver Tom Coronel there seemed to be a change of fortune this weekend. For the first time this year the Carly Motors - Team Isert BMW driver put his car on pole ...

Brabham and Magnussen steal victory at Mid Ohio

By Pat Jennings - For the second time this season, David Brabham and Jan Magnussen used timely pit strategy and a little luck to steal a victory from the all-conquering Joest Racing Audi R8's in this Saturday's American Le Mans ...

Tom Kristensen captures pole at Mid Ohio

By Pat Jennings - Lexington, OH - For the fifth time in the last six American Le Mans Series races, the ...

Watkins Glen Friday qualifying report

BALDI SETS NEW MARK IN QUALIFYING FOR IMSA GLEN CONTINENTAL XII AT WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL Italian Mauro Baldi bested South African Wayne Taylor by a few hundredths of a second, but that was all he needed for the IMSA Glen Continental XII ...

Watkins Glen report

ANGLO-AMERICAN DRIVING DUO BRING ROB DYSON HIS SECOND GLEN CONTINENTAL WIN Butch Leitzinger and James Weaver, driving a Ford Riley & Scott MK-3, held off a 37-car field to win a thrilling IMSA Glen Continental XII. In a slugfest on the track ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: SCANNER: Scanner frequencies

As of May 1994: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 Nigel Mansel 461.2875 2 Emerson Fittipaldi 852.1875 858.8875 3 Paul Tracy 854.8375 4 Bobby Rahal 468.2625 469.2625 5 Raul Boesel 468.2875 466.1875 6 ...