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Series newsletter 2008-12-30

TWO MONTHS TO THE OPENING ROUND The fifth season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will get underway in a little more than two months, on March 8th in Brazil, at the Autodromo Internacional de Curitiba. Only 44 days have gone since the ...

Macau: BMW weekend summary

Priaulx scores two podiums for BMW to conclude WTCC season in Macau. Macau, 16th November 2008. In the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship's season finale at Macau's "Guia Circuit", Andy Priaulx (GB) claimed a podium position for BMW Team UK ...

2008 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 114 2. Gabriele Tarquini ...

Macau: Series weekend summary

YVAN MULLER IS CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION AS CHEVROLET WIN BOTH RACES Yvan Muller claimed the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship. One year after losing the title to Andy Priaulx on the last lap of the first race in Macau because of a technical ...

Macau: Practice one report

Weather: Sunny and clear Date: Friday, November 14, 2008 Farfus quickest again in first practice Augusto Farfus followed up his fastest time from Thursday's test session for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau by topping ...

Series newsletter 2008-11-07

IMOLA REPLACES MONZA IN WTCC CALENDAR Wednesday in Paris the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the changes to the 2009 World Touring Car Championship's calendar. Two race meetings - Oschersleben and Okayama - have been postponed by ...

Series newsletter 2008-10-31

ROUTE TO MACAU FOR THE LAST STOP The clock is ticking out for the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship. In less than two weeks the competitors will hit the track for the last two races of the season. For the fourth consecutive year the FIA ...

Okayama: Series gives penalties, suspends final results

RACE RESULTS REMAIN SUSPENDED Race results for WTCC rounds 21 and 22 will remain suspended, pending the technical check of the front and rear hubs of cars ...

Okayama: BMW weekend summary

Four podium finishes for BMW in Japanese WTCC premiere. Okayama, 26th October 2008. At the "Okayama International Circuit", four BMW drivers made it onto the podium in rounds 21 and 22 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. BMW Team Germany's ...

Standings after Okayama

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 100 2. Gabriele Tarquini ...

Series newsletter 2009-10-10

2009 FIA WTCC CALENDAR APPROVED On Tuesday in Paris the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the draft for the 2009 World Touring Car Championship. Twelve meetings are listed, including one in Morocco on May 3rd that will be hosted on a new ...

Standings after Monza

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 95 2. Gabriele Tarquini ...

Standings after Imola

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 80 2. Gabriele Tarquini ...

Standings after Oschersleben

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 66 2. Gabriele Tarquini ...

Oschersleben: Series preview

MAX BALLAST FOR MULLER & MULLER Current championship leader, SEAT Sport's Yvan Muller, and BMW Team Germany's Jorg Muller, the winner of the first race in Brands Hatch, will both carry the maximum 70kg success ballast in Oschersleben. Gabriele ...

Series newsletter 2008-07-18

VOLVO C30 TO MAKE WTCC DEBUT The new Volvo C30 in Super 2000 is ready to make its maiden appearance in the FIA WTCC at Brands Hatch. The Swedish car entered by the Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing and driven by Robert Dahlgren is fitted with a ...

Standings after Estoril

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 58 2. Yvan Muller ...

Macau Grand Prix news 2008-07-09

55TH MACAU GRAND PRIX As the countdown to the Grand Prix begins, keep track of the drivers and riders who could be Macau-bound in November! Windsor Arch Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix The FIA Formula 3 International Cup New Sponsor for Jewel in the ...

Standings after Brno

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 58 2. Yvan Muller ...

Standings after Valencia

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 36 2. Yvan Muller ...

Valencia: Series race two report

CHEVROLET MAKE A DOUBLE WITH MENU-HUFF Alain Menu and Robert Huff dominated the second race in Valencia, giving Chevrolet a brilliant one-two finish. The two men in blue managed to overcome the strong resistance from BMW's Andy Priaulx and Jorg ...

Valencia: Series qualifying report

SECOND POLE FOR YVAN MULLER Yvan Muller dominated today's qualifying session on the wet track. SEAT Sport's Frenchman made his ambitions clear from the start, posting a provisional fastest lap of 1:59.123. Eventually this time would have ...

Standings after Puebla

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 14 2. Yvan Muller ...

Standings after Curitiba

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 14 2. Yvan Muller ...

Macau: Series Friday notes

MENU CLOCKS FASTEST TIME IN TESTING Alain Menu set the fastest lap around the streets of Macau as the 32 WTCC cars hit the track for the test session of the final showdown. The Chevrolet driver clocked a 2:34.389 with eight minutes ...

Standings after Monza

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 81 2. Y. Muller 81 3. A. Farfus Jr 71 ...

Standings after Brands Hatch

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 81 2. A. Farfus Jr 69 3. Y. Muller 67 ...

Standings after Oschersleben

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Farfus Jr 69 2. A. Priaulx 68 3. J. Muller 63 ...

Standings after Anderstorp

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. J. Muller 58 2. A. Farfus Jr 57 3. A. Priaulx 56 ...

Standings after Porto

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. J. Muller 58 2. A. Farfus Jr 56 3. A. Priaulx 56 ...

Standings after Brno

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Farfus Jr 53 2. J. Muller 49 3. A. Priaulx 44 ...

Standings after Pau

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 42 2. A. Farfus Jr 40 3. J. Muller 31 ...

Pau: Friday test day notes

MENU TOPS FRIDAY TESTING The WTCC field have taken to the streets of Pau for a private test session.Caution was taken by all and Alain Menu emerged as the fastest. The Swiss and Yvan Muller swapped the leadership a few times, until the Chevrolet ...

Standings after Valencia

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. J. Muller 31 2. A. Priaulx 31 3. A. Farfus Jr 28 ...

Valencia: BMW Motorsport race notes

Muller and Priaulx on the podium in Spain - BMW leads the championship. Valencia (Spain), 20th May 2007. Jorg Muller (GER) and Andy Priaulx (GBR) secured podium places in the sixth round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At Valencia's ...

Zandvoort: BMW Motorsport race notes

BMW Drivers Farfus and Muller on Podium Positions in Zandvoort Zandvoort (Netherlands), 06th May 2007. BMW Team Germany drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Jorg Muller (GER) have reached podium positions in round four of the FIA World Touring Car ...

Standings after Zandvoort

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Farfus Jr 28 2. J. Muller 22 3. G. Tarquini 21 ...

Farfus leads points after Zandvoort

AUGUSTO FARFUS IN A SOLO LEAD 28,000 Dutch fans braved the cold wind from the North Sea to attend the first visit of the FIA World Touring Car Championship at Zandvoort. After the BMW domination in Brazil, the second meeting of the season turned ...

Zandvoort: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

World Championship leader Farfus starts from the second row for BMW in Zandvoort. Zandvoort (Netherlands), 05th May 2007. The Netherlands debut of the FIA World Touring Car Championship saw Augusto Farfus (BRA) claim a good starting position for ...

Zandvoort: Qualifying notes

MENU AND LARINI MAKE A CHEVROLET FRONT ROW For the first time in WTCC history the front row of the grid will be filled by two Chevrolet Lacetti cars. Alain Menu dominated the electrifying session, improving his time whenever others looked set to ...

Curitiba: Race two notes

HOME VICTORY FOR FARFUS Augusto Farfus was victorious in Race two, crossing the line as his home crowd roared. Andy Priaulx and Jorg Muller worked their way through the field from 7th and 8th on the grid to complete the second all-BMW podium ...

Curitiba: Qualifying notes

JÖRG MÜLLER GRABS POLE Jörg Müller of BMW Team Germany claimed the first pole position of the season.Qualifying became the battle of the BMW men for top spot. Jörg Müller occupied provisional pole for the majority of the session before ...

Curitiba: Thursday test day notes

FARFUS FASTEST IN TESTING The first test session of the season took place at Curitiba, home track of Augusto Farfus who headed the field with a time of 1:25.895 followed by his team-mate Jorg Muller and Tom Coronel. Cars from four different ...

Pre-season newsletter 2007-02-16

NEW LOOK FOR THE WTCC WEBSITE From yesterday, the FIA WTCC official website www.fiawtcc.com sports a new and colourful look in line with the championship's revised brand identity and logo. The website, which is also available in four other ...

ROAL Motorsport Vallelunga test notes

Circuit: Piero Taruffi, Vallelunga (Rome) Event: WTCC Winter tests Date: 13-15 February 2007 Weather conditions: 13,14: sunny. 15: rainy Drivers: Alessandro Zanardi (13,14,15), Felix Porteiro (13,14) Positive outcome for the BMW Team Italy-Spain ...

Pre-season Newsletter 2007-02-08

THREE COLLECTIVE TESTS IN EUROPE The FIA WTCC competitors will take part in three collective test sessions during the month of April, in order to be prepared for the European season that will start in Zandvoort, Netherlands, on May ...

Pre-season Newsletter 2007-01-15

Zandvoort replaces Puebla The FIA World Touring Car Championship event in Puebla, Mexico, has been withdrawn from the 2007 calendar and replaced with an event at Zandvoort, Netherlands, on May 6. On October 18, 2006, the World Motor Sport ...

Standings after Istanbul

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 58 2. G. Tarquini 57 3. R. Rydell 54 ...

Istanbul: Post-race quotes

ROUNDS 15 & 16 RACE QUOTES Gabriele TARQUINI SEAT Sport Italia, 3rd in Race 1, 1st in Race 2 "I hoped to be faster in the first race but unfortunately the BMW was quicker and the best I could achieve was third. I changed tactics for this event ...

Istanbul: Race one, two notes

Weather: overcast with a dry track until the end of Race 1; then a thunderstorm flooded the track and delayed the start for the second race by nearly two hours. TARQUINI AND RYDELL CLOSE IN ON PRIAULX BMW and SEAT shared honours and victories at ...

Istanbul: Practice and qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 BMW ITALY-SPAIN MAKE 1-2 BMW Team Italy-Spain reigned in the first free practice session at Istanbul. In fact, the last few minutes turned into a battle between team-mates Duncan Huisman and Alex Zanardi. Huisman set a time of 2:06.717 ...

Istanbul: Qualifying quotes

Rickard RYDELL SEAT Sport Sverige, pole position "Three poles in eight qualifying sessions aren't bad! The car has been quite good all weekend and we felt we had a lot more potential than we showed in free practice. I haven't had the best of luck ...

Standings after Brno

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 58 2. J. Thompson 49 3. A. Farfus Jr 46 ...

Brno: Race one, two notes

ANDY PRIAULX BACK IN THE LEAD WITH A 9-POINT MARGIN Jörg Müller of BMW Team Germany and Robert Huff of Chevrolet shared victories in the seventh meeting of the 2006 FIA WTCC. Huff's result makes it nine different winners so far this ...

Brno: Post-race quotes

Robert HUFF Chevrolet, 8th in Race 1, 1st in Race 2 "Last night the thought of being on the podium was pretty unrealistic because I started Race 1 from 24th. But I worked my way up to 8th and had pole. I made my best start of the season but I was ...

Season ending newsletter 2006-11-24

RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR THE MACAU EVENT The Macau Grand Prix Committee announced a record attendance for the event that included the 53rd Macau Grand Prix, the 40th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix and the WTCC Guia Race of Macau. Over 40,000 ...

2006 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 73 2. J. Muller 72 3. A. Farfus Jr 64 ...

Racing season newsletter 2006-11-03

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI TO DRIVE BMW SAUBER F1 Alessandro Zanardi will make his return to the cockpit of a Formula One car. On the occasion of the DELL Formula BMW World Final, at Valencia from 24th to 26th November, the 40-year-old Italian will hit ...

Standings after Valencia

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Farfus Jr 60 2. A. Priaulx 59 3. J. Muller 59 ...

Valencia: ROAL Motorsport race notes

Valencia (Spain), 08th October 2006. BMW Team Germany's Jörg Müller (GER) claimed victory in the 18th round of the FIA World Touring Car championship. While the 37-year-old secured his third win of the season, BMW Team Italy-Spain driver Duncan ...