Volkswagen newsletter 2010-07-04

Formula 3 Euro Series Volkswagen drivers Edoardo Mortara and Marco Wittmann shine at the Norisring A one-two victory on Saturday, two podium places on Sunday: the Volkswagen drivers Edoardo Mortara (Italy) and Marco Wittmann (Germany) have ...

Formula 3 Euro Series
Volkswagen drivers Edoardo Mortara and Marco Wittmann shine at the Norisring

A one-two victory on Saturday, two podium places on Sunday: the Volkswagen drivers Edoardo Mortara (Italy) and Marco Wittmann (Germany) have extended their lead in the overall Formula 3 Euro Series standings with an impressive performance at the Norisring. Mortara, who has 54 points to his credit, commandingly ranks at the top of the junior series while Wittman with a score of 39 points is the runner-up.

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Stefano Proetto with debut win in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup

Stefano Proetto (Germany) clinched his first victory in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Norisring. The Pole Maciek Steinhof finished the event on the Nuremberg city street circuit as the runner-up and thus extended his lead in the standings. Thanks to a third-place finish Christian Schweiger (Germany) mounted a winners' podium for the first time ever and thus also won the Junior classification. Victory in the "Legends" classification was secured by the seasoned Polish rally campaigner and Dakar driver Krzysztof Hołowczyc.

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Live streaming at the Norisring was a resounding success

The Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup is innovative not only in terms of bio natural gas power. At the Norisring the world's most eco-conscious one-make cup opened a new chapter with regard to online media as well. At the season's highlight the race was broadcast directly to home PCs by live streaming. For the remainder of the season fans can watch the action in both German and English on the Volkswagen Motorsport public website.

Coming up next:

05 July 2010  Round 5, Volkswagen Endurance Cup at Assen (NL)

09 - 10 July 2010 Rounds 9 and 10, STCC at Falkenberg (S)

-source: vw

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Series F3 Europe , Road racing
Drivers Edoardo Mortara , Marco Wittmann