PUHAKKA JOINS VOLKSWAGEN RALLY TEAM
Volkswagen will field at least two cars in the 1996 British Rally
Championship, it was confirmed today (Friday). Jouko Puhakka will pilot the
second 'Colour Concept' Golf GTi 16V with major backing from ...
DTM (Deutche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft, German Touring Car
Championship) and ITC (International Touring Car) series driven
for season '95 are merged together. Instead of these two series
new FIA championship series for Touring Cars class C1 will...
What a day - for Opel on the one hand and Uwe Alzen on the other. Opel
conquered not only the first ever DTM victory, but even a double victory
by last year's champion Klaus Ludwig - which meant the third position in
Interview with the team manager's
??? "What's Your sum up of the '95 season?"
Norbert Haug "1995 was the most successful season for Mercedes in DTM's
history. We are happy that our team was able to defend the title it won
in 1994 - the ...
2 - Keke Rosberg I'm hoping for a wonder - perhaps the car will be as
competitive as planned this afternoon. You know, sometimes wonders come
true and today would be the perfect timing. I'd really like to have a
15 - Dario Franchitti "This was the best lap of my life. I did a good
job with this lap and my crew did a fantastic job to give me a car
capable to do a lap time like this. Moments like this make me think
about Jim Clark and...
Third free practice session
1 - Klaus Ludwig "I'm totally delighted. The car is absolutely fantastic
and does in every second exactly what I want it to do. Why? We've worked
very hard to improve the car and it seems we were successful in ...
1 - Klaus Ludwig "I'm really happy with my time. This was even faster
than I had expected it would be possible. And this although I made a
little mistake which cost me some 100ths of a second."
15 - Dario Franchitti "The...
First and second free practice session
1 - Klaus Ludwig "My fastest lap was quite alright, although I made a
little mistake which cost me some tenths of a second. So I think, a time
half a second faster or even something around 2:07...minutes...
Bernd Schneider new DTM Champion
The Alemannenring in Singen saw two big winners: Bernd Schneider and
Kurt Thiim. Thiim won race one and was leading race two when he was
stopped by an engine failure and lost oil on the track in the...
10 - Yannick Dalmas "If my car is bad I'm in a bad mood too. If my car
is good, I feel good too. And at the moment I'm feeling much better than
Friday and yesterday. Perhaps there is a possibility to achieve a good
result this ...
Interview with: Manuel Reuter
"Manuel Reuter, you used the four week race break - amonst other things
- for intensive testing in Magny-Cours. Do you think that these tests
increased Opel's reliability, so that the good impressions of the ...
Top Qualifying was dominated by young Scotsman Dario Franchitti who was
only 10th after the qualifying session but set pole in Top Qualifying,
three 100ths of a second faster than his closest pursuer Kurt Thiim. In
For the first time in season '95 Alessandro Nannini succeeded in being
the fastest in a timed practice session. But not only Nannini, but all
the Alfa Romeos seem to be back to form, with five cars amongst the top
Free practice session
1 - Klaus Ludwig "It's a great feeling to be fastest, but it had to
happen today, as I had a tin of Red Bull before the session started...
Hopefully the weekend continues, as it started today. This would make me