F3

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-08-03

ATS Formula 3 Cup Podium finish for Volkswagen driver Laurens Vanthoor In the tenth season round of the ATS Formula 3 Cup at Assen (NL), Belgian driver Laurens Vanthoor scored a podium finish by crossing the line in third place in front of...

ATS Formula 3 Cup
Podium finish for Volkswagen driver Laurens Vanthoor

In the tenth season round of the ATS Formula 3 Cup at Assen (NL), Belgian driver Laurens Vanthoor scored a podium finish by crossing the line in third place in front of 55,000 spectators. For the driver of the Van Amersfoort Racing team, only 17 years old, it was his third podium finish of the season. In the ninth round on Saturday, Vanthoor had finished sixth, having started third. His team mate Rahel Frey had a difficult weekend. The Swiss lady racer only finished 18th in the first race and moved up to twelfth place in the second encounter.

Volkswagen Endurance Cup Netherlands
Victory for Evers and van Doorn

The fourth round of the Dutch Volkswagen Endurance Cup at Zolder (B) brought victory for Golf drivers Jan Evers and Henny van Doorn. Their success in the four hour race allowed the duo of Team The Dukes to take over the lead in the points´ standings. Second place at the historic track was occupied by Eddie den Dekker and Rolf de Jong from Jeroen den Boer, Rob Kamphues and Rob Bergmans.

Jetta-TDI-Cup USA
Josh Hurley wins at Portland

Having started from pole already in the first two rounds of the season, Josh Hurley scored his maiden victory in the third round of the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup at Portland. In an action-packed race for the American "touring car academy^Ô with a lot of position changes in the lead, the 23-year old from Copper City/Florida finished ahead of Liam Kenney and David Jurca.

Coming up next...

8 - 10 August
Formula 3 Masters at Zolder (B)

9 - 10 August
11th and 12th round, Polo Cup South Africa at Phakisa (RSA)

9 - 10 August
13th and 14th round, Formula Volkswagen South Africa at Phakisa (RSA)

9 - 10 August
2nd round, Volkswagen Racing Circuit Trial Japan at Tsukuba (J)

9 - 10 August
3rd and 4th round, Volkswagen GTI Cup Japan at Tsukuba (J)

-credit: volkswagen-motorsport.com

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Series F3 , General
Drivers Liam Kenney , Rahel Frey , Josh Hurley , Laurens Vanthoor , Jeroen den Boer