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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Newsletter 2005-12-24

Newsletter 2005-12-24

FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER 24th December 2005 POSITIVE TYRE TEST IN KYALAMI The two-day test organised by Yokohama on the South African track of Kyalami to develop the Advan control tyre for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship ...

Paffett lands McLaren test roleHeadline
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Paffett lands McLaren test role

It's been a busy time for McLaren recently, as the team has confirmed both Vodafone as a title sponsor and current world champion Fernando Alonso as a driver for 2007, and now the Woking squad has announced this season's DTM champion Gary Paffett...

2006 SCCA World Challenge final schedule
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2006 SCCA World Challenge final schedule

<pre> Date Venue Location With Race Day TC/GT Mar. 15-17 Sebring International Raceway Sebring, Fla. ALMS Fri/Fri Mar. 31-Apr. 2 Honda GP of St. Petersburg...

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

WPS Racing's engineer receives award

TOP AWARD FOR WPS RACING'S FEMALE ENGINEER WPS Racing junior engineer Kate Millar is the toast of the team following her recent success in securing the inaugural 'Excellence in Studies and Achievement' award, presented by the Queensland State...

Long Beach adds GT race to April event
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Long Beach adds GT race to April event

RECORD SIXTH RACE ADDED TO SCHEDULE FOR 32nd ANNUAL TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2005) -- Race fans attending the 32nd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 7-9, 2006, will be witnessing a "first." An ...

Series completes 2006 schedule
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Series completes 2006 schedule

2006 SPEED World Challenge Schedule Complete; Touring Cars Return to Denver, GT to Debut at Long Beach TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 20, 2005) -- SCCA Pro Racing announced today the addition of two venues to its 2006 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Tasman Motorsport signs Andrew Jones

Tasman Motorsport signs Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones signs with Tasman Motorsport for 2006 V8 Supercar Series AFTER testing three drivers last week at Winton Motor Raceway, Tasman Motorsport has signed Andrew Jones to join Jason Richards in its two-car Holden Commodore team for the...

Audi and Mercedes continue in 2006
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Audi and Mercedes continue in 2006

AUDI AND MERCEDES-BENZ TO CONTEST THE DTM IN 2006 In 2006, DTM will once again provide top class motor racing. With the entry period of the German Motorsport association (DMSB) being over, since 15th December, Audi and Mercedes-Benz have signed...

Audi to increase commitment
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Audi to increase commitment

Audi to increase DTM commitment New V8 engine for Audi A4 DTM DTM is the most attractive racing series outside Formula 1 Long-term commitment planned After clinching the title in 2004 with Audi "factory" driver Mattias Ekström and being ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

<pre> CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC 02 April ITA Monza 30 April FRA Magny-Cours 21 May GBR Brands Hatch 04 June GER Oschersleben 02 July BRA * Curitiba** 30 July ...

Newsletter 2005-12-10

Newsletter 2005-12-10

FIA WTCC Newsletter 10th December 2005 AMENDED CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC Yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the amended calendar for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. Changes from the provisional ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Dodo Racing to test new talent for 2006

Dodo Racing to test new talent for 2006

Dodo Racing to audition talent for 2006 V8 Supercar race seat Youlden, Pretty and Jones joined by Formula Ford competition winner Dodo Racing will test a select group of drivers this Monday (December 12) at Winton Motor Raceway in...

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-12-04

Ingolstadt, 04 December 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2005 DTM/LEMANS: Ekström and Kristensen win Nations Cup The two Audi works drivers Mattias Ekström and Tom Kristensen yet again demonstrated their exceptional skills by winning the...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Newsletter 2005-12-02

Newsletter 2005-12-02

CHEVROLET WITHDREW APPEAL Chevrolet withdrew the appeal against the decision to exclude Alain Menu from the results of the second race in Macau. The Swiss driver was excluded from third place as post-race scrutineering revealed that there was...

Canto signs for Garry Rogers Motorsport

Canto signs for Garry Rogers Motorsport

Canto signs for GRM Garry Rogers Motorsport today announced the multi-year signing of Dean Canto to drive for the team in the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series. Canto, who this year won his second HPDC V8...

Sat 03 Dec 2005
2005 Final standings

2005 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Nat Points --- ------------------------------ --- -------- 1. Andy Priaulx GBR 101 2. Dirk Müller GER 86 3. Fabrizio Giovanardi ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Audi Newsletter 2005-11-29

Ingolstadt, 29 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 23/2005 LEMANS: Audi R8 is the most environmentally friendly sportscar The Audi R8, the most successful Le Mans Prototype ever, has received another award: At the headquarters of the French ...

Zanardi on the road again

Zanardi on the road again

Now that the racing season is done and he's got a win - and fourth (from 27th on the grid) last weekend in China - under his belt, Alex Zanardi is on the road again. Wife Daniela is along for this promo tour for his marvelous book "My Sweetest...

Wed 30 Nov 2005
Ingall earns first Supercar titleHeadline

Ingall earns first Supercar title

Today, Ford driver Russell Ingall shredded his bridesmaid tag after winning the V8 Supercar Championship at Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Having been runner up on four previous occasions in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2004, 'The Enforcer'...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Phillip Island: FPR Sunday report

Phillip Island: FPR Sunday report

JASON BRIGHT RACES TO 7TH IN FINAL 2005 BATTLE November 27, 2005 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) driver Jason Bright has raced from the rear of the field to 7th in the third and final V8 Supercar race of the year held at Victoria's Phillip...

Phillip Island: SBR Sunday report

Phillip Island: SBR Sunday report

INGALL CLAIMS MAIDEN V8 TITLE Stone Brothers Racing's Russell Ingall claimed his first V8 Supercar crown at the BigPond Grand Finale at Phillip Island Raceway in Victoria today. In his 10th year of V8 Supercar competition, Ingall...

Phillip Island: WPS Sunday report

Phillip Island: WPS Sunday report

WPS RACING PRIDE RESTORED AT PHILLIP ISLAND The never say die attitude of WPS Racing was on show in abundance today as drivers David Besnard and Craig Baird grafted a swag of positives during the BigPond Grand Finale at the Phillip Island Grand...

Phillip Island: Sunday results, final standings

Phillip Island: Sunday results, final standings

<pre> 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Points After 13 of 13 rounds 1. Russell Ingall Ford 1922 2. Craig Lowndes Ford 1865 3. Marcos Ambrose Ford 1856 4. Todd Kelly Holden 1760 5. Mark Skaife ...

Phillip Island: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

Phillip Island: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

WORK MAN LIKE EFFORT BY ORRCON RACING A work man like effort by Larkham -- Orrcon Racing in the Bigpond Grand Finale at Phillip Island, the final round of the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship, ensured the team finished the year with a solid result...

Phillip Island: TBE Sunday report

Phillip Island: TBE Sunday report

LOWNDES SECOND IN 2005 V8 SUPERCAR CHAMPIONSHIP Team Betta Electrical's Craig Lowndes has finished second in the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship after a tumultuous final round at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit today. Starting from pole...

Phillip Island: Dodo Racing Sunday report

Phillip Island: Dodo Racing Sunday report

Richards 13th as Whincup goes out with a bang at Phillip Island Jason Richards has finished 13th in the closing round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series - the BigPond Grand Finale - at Phillip Island in Victoria. The Kiwi finished 11th...

Phillip Island: TBE Saturday report

Phillip Island: TBE Saturday report

Lowndes Consolidates Ford's Championship Charge Team Betta Electrical's Craig Lowndes has claimed victory in the opening race of the final round of the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series at Victoria's Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ...

Phillip Island: Qualifying, race 1 results

Phillip Island: Qualifying, race 1 results

<pre> 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Round 13 of 13 - Bigpond Grand Finale Phillip Island, VIC Race One 1. Craig Lowndes Ford 22 laps 2. Garth Tander Holden 3. Marcos Ambrose Ford 4. Rick Kelly Holden 5.

Phillip Island: FPR Saturday report

Phillip Island: FPR Saturday report

MIXED RESULTS FOR FPR IN OPENING GRAND FINALE RACE November 26, 2005 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Jason Bright and David Brabham have endured a mixed day of results following today's Bigpond Grand Finale qualifying session and opening...

Phillip Island: Orrcon Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: Orrcon Racing Saturday report

POSITIVE START FOR ORRCON RACING Larkham -- Orrcon Racing's Jason Bargwanna made a positive start to the Bigpond Grand Finale at Phillip Island in Victoria today. After qualifying in 20th position Bargwanna moved up several positions during...

Phillip Island: SBR Saturday report

Phillip Island: SBR Saturday report

BOTH SBR DRIVERS IN TOP FIVE AT PHILLIP ISLAND Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose and Russell Ingall both finished in the top five of today's opening race of the BigPond Grand Finale at Phillip Island in Victoria. Ambrose looked a race ...

Phillip Island: WPS Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: WPS Racing Saturday report

NO ISLAND DREAMS FOR WPS RACING Trouble hindered the WPS Racing V8 Supercar campaign despite hints of potential during today's opening race of the BigPond Grand Finale at Victoria's Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit. Starting from 26th...

Phillip Island: Dodo Racing Saturday report

Phillip Island: Dodo Racing Saturday report

Shootout spot for Whincup results in 12th at Phillip Island opener Dodo Racing's Jamie Whincup has finished 12th in the first race of the BigPond Grand Finale at Phillip Island. Earlier in the day the Melbourne-based racer had secured a spot...

Macau: Post-race newsletter

Macau: Post-race newsletter

FIA WTCC SEASON FINAL FIGURES Figures say it all. And in the case of the FIA WTCC they prove how successful the maiden season has been and how good its potential is. On the sporting side 53 drivers, from 20 different countries and four ...

Phillip Island: Friday practice results

Phillip Island: Friday practice results

<pre> 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Round 13 of 13 Bigpond Grand Finale Phillip Island, VIC Practice Top 17 Results 1. Jason Bright Ford 1:34.3171 2. Marcos Ambrose Ford 1:34.4274 3. Craig Lowndes Ford ...