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Tue 30 Dec 2008
VW Jetta: Liam Kenney news 2008-12-24

VW Jetta: Liam Kenney news 2008-12-24

Kenney On Pace in Star Mazda Test Debut Sterling, Virginia (December 23, 2008) -- Virginia's Liam Kenney wrapped up his 2008 on-track activities last week with a maiden two-day test outing behind the wheel of a 240bhp Star Mazda race car. The...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
VW Jetta inaugural season air date announced

VW Jetta inaugural season air date announced

Inaugural Season Documentary of the Jetta TDI Cup to Air on SPEED Saturday HERNDON, Va. (Nov. 21, 2008) -- Relive the excitement of the inaugural season of the Jetta TDI Cup, as 30 young, ambitious drivers compete in clean diesel Volkswagen...

Tue 18 Nov 2008
Volkswagen releases 2009 Jetta TDI Cup schedule

Volkswagen releases 2009 Jetta TDI Cup schedule

Volkswagen Releases 2009 Jetta TDI Cup Schedule TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 18, 2008) - Following a highly successful 2008 season, Volkswagen of America, Inc. and SCCA Pro Racing have announced nine of the 10 rounds that will compose the 2009 Volkswagen...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
SCCA Pro Racing 2009 rulebook news

SCCA Pro Racing 2009 rulebook news

2009 SCCA Pro Racing Rulebook Now Available Online TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 13, 2008) -- The latest edition of the 2009 SCCA Pro Racing Rulebook, containing regulations for SCCA World Challenge, SCCA Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup and Volkswagen Jetta TDI...

Mon 27 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Chris Holman season review

VW Jetta: Chris Holman season review

Holman remains in the championship hunt until last corner of last race If you watched the SPEED Channel coverage of the first Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup race that aired on October 26 at 2:30pm you would hardly have known Chris Holman was even ...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
MX-5: 2008 awards ceremony notes

MX-5: 2008 awards ceremony notes

MX-5 Cup Celebrates 2008 Season in Monterey MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2008) -- Following an exciting Round Eight race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the teams, family and staff of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup gathered at the ...

Wed 22 Oct 2008
MX-5: Laguna Seca race results (REVISED)

MX-5: Laguna Seca race results (REVISED)

Pos StPos Driver Laps Status --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ------------ 1. 5 Christian Franck 25 2. 2 Todd Buras 25 3. 4 Robert Huffmaster 25 4. 1 Eric Foss ...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Inaugural season review

VW Jetta: Inaugural season review

A Look Back at the Inaugural Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Season TOPEKA, Kan. (Oct. 21, 2008) -- As the inaugural SCCA Pro Racing Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup season came to a close at Road Atlanta, during the prestigious Petit Le Mans event, it was...

Sun 19 Oct 2008
MX-5: Laguna Seca race results

MX-5: Laguna Seca race results

Pos StPos Driver Laps Gap --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 5 Christian Franck 25 2. 2 Todd Buras 25 -1.269 3. 4 Robert Huffmaster 25 -1.595 4. 1 ...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
MX-5: Laguna Seca starting grid

MX-5: Laguna Seca starting grid

Pos Car Driver Time Speed --- ----- ---------------------- -------- -------- 1. 28 Eric Foss 1:41.184 79.625 2. 56 Todd Buras 1:41.335 79.506 3. 81 Ryan Schimsk 1:41.365...

MX-5: Laguna Seca qualifying notes

MX-5: Laguna Seca qualifying notes

Mazda Raceway MX-5 Cup Pole Goes to Point Leader Foss MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 18, 2008) -- Eric Foss, of Fort Worth, Texas, came one step closer to earning the 2008 SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Championship, by putting his car on the...

MX-5: Laguna Seca practice two notes

MX-5: Laguna Seca practice two notes

Malkhassian Tops MX-5 Cup Final Practice at Mazda Raceway MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2008) -- Sonoma's Ara Malkhassian lead a pack of three Californians at the top of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup practice times at Mazda Raceway...

MX-5: Laguna Seca combined practice times

MX-5: Laguna Seca combined practice times

Pos Car Driver Time Speed --- ----- ---------------------- -------- -------- 1. 11 Ara Malkhassian 1:41.735 79.194 2. 14 Brad Rampelberg 1:41.820 79.127 3. 16 Christian Franck 1:41.866...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Michael DeNino Road Atlanta summary

VW Jetta: Michael DeNino Road Atlanta summary

DeNino Finishes Jetta TDI Cup Season Strong at Road Atlanta The final round of the 2008 Jetta TDI Cup took place at Road Atlanta as part of the 11th annual Petit Le Mans. The atmosphere of the event was powerful, with helicopters flying in and...

VW Jetta: Richert earns drive in Germany

VW Jetta: Richert earns drive in Germany

David Richert Wins Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Media Competition; Earns Drive in Germany HERNDON, Va. (Oct. 8, 2008) -- David Richert, of Niverville, Manitoba, Canada, won the first Jetta TDI Cup Media Contest by securing more media coverage...

Mon 06 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Caleb Kenney Road Atlanta summary

VW Jetta: Caleb Kenney Road Atlanta summary

Caleb Kenney Caps 2008 Season with Sixth Place at Road Atlanta October 6th 2008 BRASELTON, Georgia -- This past weekend, Caleb Kenney completed the 2008 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup season with a great race at Road Atlanta. Supporting the American...

Sun 05 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Liam Kenney race notes

VW Jetta: Liam Kenney race notes

Kenney Scores Second Straight Jetta TDI Victory Sterling, Virginia (October 05, 2008) -- Virginia's Liam Kenney become the only repeat winner in the inaugural 2008 VW Jetta TDI Cup Series on Saturday, 4th October, the 16-year-old powering his...

Sat 04 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Road Atlanta race results

VW Jetta: Road Atlanta race results

Pos StPos Driver Laps Gap --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 6 Liam Kenney 18 2. 4 Josh Hurley* 18 -1.127 3. 1 Mark Pombo 18 -1.317 4. 2 ...

VW Jetta: Road Atlanta race notes

VW Jetta: Road Atlanta race notes

Josh Hurley Wins Inaugural Season of Jetta TDI Cup BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2008) -- Josh Hurley, of Cooper City, Fla., drove his clean diesel Jetta TDI to a championship win, placing second overall in Saturday's race at Road Atlanta. Liam ...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Chris Holman Road Atlanta Friday notes

VW Jetta: Chris Holman Road Atlanta Friday notes

Holman carded seventh in free practice and took P1 in qualifying this evening with 3 minutes to go, posting a 140.049. In his last lap, Mark Pombo of Duluth GA took the pole by 4/100 of a second. "I feel like I gave it my best," commented Holman.

Thu 02 Oct 2008
VW Jetta: Road Atlanta season finale preview

VW Jetta: Road Atlanta season finale preview

Jetta TDI Cup Finale Set for Petit Le Mans Weekend at Road Atlanta Drivers Race Clean Diesel Vehicles Toward $100,000 Prize BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2008) -- Road Atlanta will host the final race of the inaugural Jetta TDI Cup season this ...

New Jersey Motorsports Park summary

New Jersey Motorsports Park summary

Justin Allgaier Takes Inaugural Loud Energy 150 at NJMP First-Ever American Crowned Champion in Formula BMW Race Millville, NJ (October 1, 2008) -- New Jersey Motorsports Park hosted another action-packed weekend, and its final major spectator...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
VW Jetta: Chris Holman Millville weekend summary

VW Jetta: Chris Holman Millville weekend summary

Following a productive double header in New Jersey that produced third place and eighth place points, Holman sits 46 points out of the championship with one race to go. While an admitted dark horse, Holman knows he can run up front and with a...

VW Jetta: Michael DeNino Millville weekend summary

VW Jetta: Michael DeNino Millville weekend summary

Rounds six and seven of the Jetta TDI Cup took place September 26 - 28 at New Jersey Motorsports Park, the only double header weekend on the 2008 calendar. Friday was a full day for all of the drivers, with a practice session and two qualifying...

Mon 29 Sep 2008
VW Jetta: Millville race two notes

VW Jetta: Millville race two notes

Kenney Claims First Jetta TDI Cup Victory at New Jersey Motorsports Park MILLVILLE, N.J. (Sept. 29, 2008) -- Liam Kenney, of Sterling, Va., repeated his appearance on the Jetta TDI Cup podium this weekend in Sunday's race by securing a first...

VW Jetta: Millville race 2 results

VW Jetta: Millville race 2 results

Pos StPos Driver Laps Gap --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 2 Liam Kenney 13 2. 3 Josh Hurley* 13 .544 3. 7 Chris Holman 13 1.649 4. 4 ...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
VW Jetta: Liam Kenney Millville weekend summary

VW Jetta: Liam Kenney Millville weekend summary

Liam Kenney Celebrates New Jersey Victory Sterling, Virginia (September 28, 2008) -- Liam Kenney's first visit to the New Jersey Motorsports Park is one he won't forget in a hurry after celebrating his first victory in the 2008 VW Jetta TDI...

VW Jetta: European guest driver event summary

VW Jetta: European guest driver event summary

Volkswagen youngster Williams wins as guest entrant in the USA Wolfsburg (28 September 2008). Shane Williams made a brilliant showing as a guest entrant in the Jetta TDI Cup, the first one-make cup in the USA that exclusively relies on ...

MX-5: Millville race results

MX-5: Millville race results

Pos StPos Driver Laps Gap --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 1 Robert Huffmaster 29 2. 2 Eric Foss 29 2.301 3. 3 Ryan Schimsk 29 18.923 4. 4 Ara...

MX-5: Millville race notes

MX-5: Millville race notes

Huffmaster Scores MX-5 Cup Win at Thunderbolt MILLVILLE, N.J. (Sept. 28, 2008) -- Robert Huffmaster, of Clarkston, Mich., captured his second MX-5 Cup victory on a damp, but drying Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Teammates...

Sat 27 Sep 2008
VW Jetta: Millville race 1 results

VW Jetta: Millville race 1 results

Pos StPos Driver Laps Gap --- ----- ---------------------- ---- ---------- 1. 1 Shane Williams 19 2. 6 David Jurca 19 .001 3. 10 Liam Kenney 19 1.342 4. 3 ...

VW Jetta: Millville race one notes

VW Jetta: Millville race one notes

Shane Williams Wins Jetta TDI Cup Race at New Jersey Motorsports Park MILLVILLE, N.J. (Sept. 27, 2008) -- Shane Williams, of Capetown, South Africa, stood in the top place on the podium at New Jersey Motorsport Park on Saturday, while David...

MX-5: Millville starting grid

MX-5: Millville starting grid

Pos Car Driver Time Speed --- ----- ---------------------- -------- -------- 1. 27 Robert Huffmaster 1:32.001 84.912 2. 28 Eric Foss 1:32.134 84.789 3. 81 Ryan Schimsk 1:32.320...

MX-5: Millville qualifying notes

MX-5: Millville qualifying notes

Thunderbolt MX-5 Cup Pole Goes to Huffmaster MILLVILLE, N.J. (Sept. 27, 2008) -- Robert Huffmaster, of Clarkston, Mich., scored his first SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup pole at the brand-new Thunderbolt Raceway in preparation for ...

VW Jetta: Millville qualifying 2 times

VW Jetta: Millville qualifying 2 times

Pos Num Driver Time Gap To 1st --- --- -------------------- ---------- ------- ------- 1. 17 Timmy Megenbier 1:32.275 2. 35 Liam Kenney 1:32.404 0.129 0.129 3. 11 Josh Hurley* 1:32.467...