Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Kris Heidorn first champion of the Scirocco R-Cup
Kris Heidorn is the inaugural champion of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup. The 21-year-old German only needed a fourth-place finish at the season finale at Hockenheim to secure the title in the world's most eco-friendly one-make cup. Victory at the Motodrome went to guest entrant Daniel la Rosa who finished in front of the former Formula 1 driver Johnny Herbert and JD Mobley, the current champion of the American Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup.
Three championships, three champions
The 2010 Formula 3 season was completely marked by Volkswagen. With Edoardo Mortara in the Euro Series, Jean-Eric Vergne in the United Kingdom and Tom Dillmann in the German Cup drivers "powered by Volkswagen" won the three most important Formula 3 titles in Europe. Drivers with engines from the Wolfsburg-based brand celebrated a total of 54 out of 68 possible race victories. The Formula 3 Euro Series season finale complemented the exploit for Volkswagen. Mortara clinched his seventh win of the season at Hockenheim, his Signature team colleague Marco Wittmann secured second place overall and Antonio Felix da Costa from the Volkswagen partner team Motopark Academy finished the season in the ultra-competitive junior series as the best rookie. Signature also won the team classification. In total the Volkswagen drivers achieved 12 victories, seven pole positions and 17 further podium places in the Formula 3 Euro Series.
SEAT Leon Supercopa
Former Polo Cup driver Simonsen wins 2010 Supercopa
The Swede Andreas Simonsen won the title in the SEAT Leon Supercopa at Hockenheim. The 21-year-old, who had previously contested the ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup for two years which he finished in third place overall in 2008, secured his title win with two second places.
South African Rally Championship
Title for Volkswagen driver Enzo Kuun
Volkswagen driver Enzo Kuun is the new champion of the South African Rally Championship. The Polo S2000 driver retired at the season finale at Gauteng after an accident on the third special stage but since his rival for the title, Johnny Gemmel (Toyota), did not achieve the required victory Kuun could not be stopped in the overall classification. For the BP Volkswagen team this marked as much as the sixth driver title in a row. The best Volkswagen driver at the eighth round of the season was Hergen Fekken in fifth place.
Volkswagen Racing Cup
Steve Chaplin is new champion
New Beetle driver Steve Chaplin only needed a fourth and a second place in the British Volkswagen Racing Cup season finale to win the title. Victories at both rounds at Donington went to Aaron Mason in the Golf GTI. Joe Fulbrook and Peter Felix finished the first race on the podium as well; Tony Gilham came third in the second race.
Volkswagen Endurance Cup
Team Accord Uitzendbureau wins season finale
Robbert Vlaanderen, Michael Koel and Marcel Dekker from Team Accord Uitzendbureau secured victory in the eighth and final round of the Dutch Volkswagen Endurance Cup at Zandvoort. In the rainy eight-hour race the trio relegated Eddie den Dekker and Rolf de Jong as well as Robin Vogel and Henk Maassen vd Brink to the other places. The team of Oranjedak/DB Motorsport with Jeroen den Boer and Rene Steenmetz that had already been determined as the champions occupied eighth place.