Volkswagen newsletter 2008-09-29

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup "Exchange student Shane Williams wins in the USA South African Shane Williams made a brilliant showing as a guest entrant in the Jetta TDI Cup, the American "clean diesel one-make cup of Volkswagen. Williams, who had ...

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup
"Exchange student Shane Williams wins in the USA

South African Shane Williams made a brilliant showing as a guest entrant in the Jetta TDI Cup, the American "clean diesel one-make cup of Volkswagen. Williams, who had earned the slot in a foreign race as half-time champion in the ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup in Germany, clinched a commanding victory ahead of American David Jurca in the first of two races on the city street circuit in New Jersey (U.S. state of Pennsylvania). In the turbulent second race, Williams only finished in eleventh place while victory went to the American Liam Kenney.

Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship
Volkswagen double win at seasons finale

At the finale of the Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship the Volkswagen Golf drivers Marcus Fluch and Johan Kristoffersson were victorious. Having started from the pole position, Johan Kristoffersson in Saturdays race had to settle for third place behind Marcus Fluch and Audi driver Simon Reinberth. In the second race Kristoffersson won ahead of Reinberth with a 2.2-second lead. After 18 rounds of the season, the title in the Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship goes to Volkswagen driver Alexander Graff, who clinched places four and three in his Golf at Mantorp Park. Marcus Fluch ranks in third place of the championship, ahead of Johan Kristoffersson.

Coming up next...

03-05 October
17th and 18th round of the Formula 3 Euro Series at Le Mans (F)

04-05 October
8th round of the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup at Road Atlanta (USA)

04-05 October
3rd round of the Volkswagen Polo Cup China at Zhuhai (CN)

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Series General
Drivers Liam Kenney , Johan Kristoffersson
Teams Williams