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Thu 22 Jun 2006
JAS Motorsport signs Fabrizio Giovanardi

JAS Motorsport signs Fabrizio Giovanardi

FABRIZIO GIOVANARDI WITH JAS IN THE WTCC! Fabrizio Giovanardi, three times European Super Touring Car Champion will take the wheel of the Honda Accord Euro R FIA Super 2000 in the brazilian round of the Touring Car World Championship...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Istanbul: BMW Motorsport race notes

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport race notes

Zanardi takes another win in the WTCC at the wheel of a BMW 320si. Istanbul (Turkey), 24th September 2006. Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) of BMW Team Italy-Spain won the 15th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the wheel of his BMW...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Zanardi to test BMW Sauber
F1

Zanardi to test BMW Sauber

Alessandro Zanardi tests for the BMW Sauber F1 Team in Valencia. Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) makes his return to the cockpit of a Formula One car. On the occasion of the DELL Formula BMW World Final, the 40-year-old will take to the track at the ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-09-24
DTM

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-09-24

Motorsport Newsletter 19/2006 Ingolstadt, 24 September 2006 Audi driver Tomczyk celebrates first DTM victory DTM: 42,000 spectators witnessed in the first ever Spanish DTM race at Barcelona a spectacular battle between Audi and Mercedes-Benz,...

JAS Motorsport adds new partner

JAS Motorsport adds new partner

HI TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS WITH JAS IN THE WTCC While the WTCC 2006 is turning to the end, having completed the seventh round in Brno, JAS Motorsport has further increased the number of technical partners which are contributing to the development...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
Puebla: Round six preview

Puebla: Round six preview

DRIVERS RECEIVED BY THE MAYOR OF PUEBLA The WTCC drivers and cars went down a storm at the autograph session which took place at the Zocalo, Puebla's main square, yesterday afternoon. The queue to get close to the drivers went all the way around...

Mon 22 May 2006
Brands Hatch: Race two results

Brands Hatch: Race two results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- -------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 8 Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 16 2. 3 Rickard Rydell SEAT Leon ...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

FIRST OUTING FOR THE NEW CIVIC The new Civic Type R FIA Gr.A engineered by JAS Motorsport had its first shake down at the Adria International Raceway on November,10. It was simply a shake down which took place in a friendly and ...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Monza: Pre-race newsletter

Monza: Pre-race newsletter

FIA WTCC RACE OF ITALY READY TO START The new season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will get underway tomorrow morning at 9.00, when the 35 cars will hit the Monza track for the first free practice. As a prelude to the first round,...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Curitiba: Race one, two notes

Curitiba: Race one, two notes

Weather: in the early morning a thick fog delayed the warm-up by 15 minutes; later the sky cleared and the weather was sunny and dry. Attendance: 34,000 over the weekend. ANDY PRIAULX IS BACK ON SOLO LEAD SEAT and BMW won a race apiece on the...

Mon 01 May 2006
Magny-Cours: Warm-up times

Magny-Cours: Warm-up times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 43 Dirk Muller BMW 320si 9 1:50.771 2. 42 Jorg...

Sat 03 Jun 2006
Oschersleben: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Oschersleben: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

BMW driver Priaulx takes second pole of the year in qualifying thriller. Oschersleben (Germany), 03rd June 2006. In a gripping qualifying session, Andy Priaulx (GBR) of BMW Team UK clinched pole position for the seventh round of the FIA World ...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
53rd Macau Grand Prix pre-race notes
F3

53rd Macau Grand Prix pre-race notes

As the countdown to the Grand Prix continues, keep track of the drivers and riders who are Macau-bound this month! Formula 3 Paul di Resta new Formula 3 Euro Series Champion Paul di Resta (ASM Formule 3) comes to Macau this month as the new ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Audi Newsletter 2006-09-03

Audi Newsletter 2006-09-03

Capello/McNish clinch ALMS title early ALMS: Historical triumph for Dindo Capello and Allan McNish: With a victory at Mosport (Canada) at the wheel of their Audi R10 TDI, they clinched the drivers' title of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
BMW celebrates in Switzerland
F1

BMW celebrates in Switzerland

From the BMW Sauber F1 Team's perspective, Switzerland is far from neutral territory but actually home from home. Around 500 guests from around the world celebrated the successes of the 2006 season at the BMW Motorsport Party held in Flims ...

Mon 09 Oct 2006
Valencia: Tom Coronel race notes

Valencia: Tom Coronel race notes

SEAT Team Holland driver Tom Coronel wins WTCC Independents Trophy 2006 With a 14 position overall and a third place in the privateer class Tom Coronel clinched the FIA WTCC Yokohama Independents Trophy 2006, the championship for drivers and...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Curitiba: Warmup times

Curitiba: Warmup times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 15 Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo 156 10 1:24.761 2. ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Istanbul: Qualifying quotes

Istanbul: Qualifying quotes

Rickard RYDELL SEAT Sport Sverige, pole position "Three poles in eight qualifying sessions aren't bad! The car has been quite good all weekend and we felt we had a lot more potential than we showed in free practice. I haven't had the best of luck...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Valencia: Pre-race news and notes

Valencia: Pre-race news and notes

PROMOTIONAL DAY IN VALENCIA In the build up to the penultimate WTCC event in 2006, a day of promotional activities took place yesterday in the centre of Valencia. A press conference was held at the "Ciudad de los Artes y las ...

Fri 05 May 2006
2006 season newsletter 2006-05-05

2006 season newsletter 2006-05-05

NEXT STOP: BRANDS HATCH, ENGLAND The third race meeting of the 2006 FIA WTCC will happen at the Brands Hatch Circuit, located in Kent, some 30 km East of London City. Rounds 5 and 6 will be held on the 4.2-km Grand Prix track on May 20th and ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

PRIAULX CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION BY THE FIA Andy Priaulx has been officially titled 2006 FIA World Touring Car Champion, during the traditional FIA prize giving gala last night in Monaco. In the sumptuous setting of the Sporting d'Ete's Salle des...

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

BMW driver Alessandro Zanardi takes second grid position in Istanbul. Istanbul (Turkey), 23rd September 2006. In the qualifying session for the 15th round of the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship, Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) of BMW Team ...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
Monza: JAS Motorsport race notes

Monza: JAS Motorsport race notes

The first act of the World Touring Car Champoinship 2006 took place last Sunday, April,2 in Monza. Finally JAS Motorsport could present the new version of their Honda Accord FIA Super 2000, which had been homologated by the FIA a few ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Brno: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

Brno: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

The heat's on: Tarquini on pole for SEAT Sport Today's 30-minute qualifying session for Round 13 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship saw Italy's Gabriele Tarquini secure his second pole position for the SEAT Sport team. Rear-wheel-drive...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Curitiba: Practice and qualifying notes

Curitiba: Practice and qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 GIOVANARDI IS FASTEST Giovanardi is back with a vengeance. The Italian topped the timesheet in the first free practice session with a lap of 1:24.983 in his JAS Motorsport Honda Accord. He was the only driver to set a time below 1 ...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-06-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-06-04

Ingolstadt, 04 June 2006 Audi Motorsport Newsletter Le Mans: Audi R10 TDI makes strong impression The Audi R10 TDI made a strong impression on its first laps on the "Circuit des 24 Heures" at Le Mans. All six Audi factory drivers were enthused...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 02 July 2006 DTM: Mattias Ekstrom wins at Brands Hatch Audi celebrated their second victory of the season in the fourth round of the DTM, held at Brands Hatch. Mattias Ekstrom won with a margin of 5.957...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Macau GP Thursday summary

Macau GP Thursday summary

Larini and Menu lead the way for Chevrolet Chevrolet duo Nicola Larini and Alain Menu upstaged the fight for the World Touring Car Championship title when they topped the times during Thursday's testing session at...

Sat 28 Oct 2006
2007 FIA World Touring Car calendar

2007 FIA World Touring Car calendar

<pre> 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship 11 March Brazil Curitiba *** 15 April Mexico Puebla *** 20 May Spain Valencia * 3 June ...

Fri 14 Jul 2006
Racing season newsletter 2006-07-14

Racing season newsletter 2006-07-14

CHANGES TO THE PUEBLA-AMOZOC CIRCUIT Following the requests from the FIA Circuits Commission, the Miguel E. Abed circuit of Puebla-Amozoc has undergone a number of changes in the first portion of the track. The left-handed corner at the end of...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Istanbul: Warm-up times

Istanbul: Warm-up times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 8 2:06.866 2. ...

Istanbul: Practice two times

Istanbul: Practice two times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 12 2:06.415 2. ...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Valencia: Starting grid

Valencia: Starting grid

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- 1. 15 Augusto Farfus Alfa Romeo 156 12 1:44.534 2. 9 Jordi Gene SEAT...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Istanbul: Practice one times

Istanbul: Practice one times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 12 2:06.624 2. ...

Sun 13 Aug 2006
Puebla: BWM Motorsport race report

Puebla: BWM Motorsport race report

Dirk Muller most successful BMW driver in difficult Puebla rounds. Puebla (Mexico), 30th July 2006. During rounds 11 and 12 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Puebla, BMW Team Germany's Dirk Muller (GER) was the most successful...

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Oschersleben: Practice and qualifying notes

Oschersleben: Practice and qualifying notes

Weather: rainy with a wet track during the morning practice, overcast with a drying track for qualifying. PRACTICE 1 ZANARDI FASTEST ON SLICKS The track was wet for the opening free practice session and it was clear to see drivers fighting for...