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Thu 12 Jul 2007
Tiago Monteiro auctions helmet for charity

Tiago Monteiro auctions helmet for charity

Tiago Monteiro hands over his helmet, auctioned off on the Porto Circuit for the initiative " A jump for Tiago Sousa" Tiago Monteiro, the Portuguese driver with the Seat Sport WTCC team, and Tiago Sousa, a Tumbling (Gymnastics on trampolines)...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Brno: Qualifying notes

Brno: Qualifying notes

FIRST POLE FOR FELIX PORTEIRO In a session that was decided in the very last seconds, Felix Porteiro secured his and BMW Team Italy-Spain's first pole. The young Spaniard clocked a 2:11.584 on his last lap which was three tenths faster than ...

Sat 06 Oct 2007
Series newsletter 2007-10-05

Series newsletter 2007-10-05

CHEVROLET TO REMAIN IN THE WTCC Chevrolet confirmed that it will remain in the FIA WTCC beyond 2007, and the RML team will continue to run the works squad. The manufacturer joined the series in 2005, and after improved performance during each...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

<pre> Round Date Country Venue 1&2 March 2 BRAZIL Curitiba 3&4 April 6 MEXICO Puebla Amozoc 5&6 May 18 SPAIN Valencia 7&8 June 1 FRANCE ...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

SEAT-driver Tom Coronel ends FIA-WTCC season with a fifth place The final round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship 2007 unfolded as a real thriller. At the start of the first of the two races there were still six drivers in contention for...

Sat 30 Jun 2007
Macau Grand Prix news 2007-06-28
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Macau Grand Prix news 2007-06-28

Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix FIA Formula 3 Intercontinental Cup 25th Running of Legendary Street Race As the Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix prepares for the 25th running of the Far East Classic, the competition amongst the drivers to earn a coveted ...

Tue 01 May 2007
Zandvoort: BMW Motorsport preview

Zandvoort: BMW Motorsport preview

BMW Drivers well prepared for WTCC's European Start. Munich, 30th April 2007. The next round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is taking place on 6th May. After a break of almost two months, the drivers of the BMW national teams...

Tue 02 Oct 2007
Monza: SEAT preview

Monza: SEAT preview

EXPERIENCED ITALIAN DUO AIM FOR HOME WTCC RACE VICTORY WITH SEAT SPORT AT MONZA Gabriele Tarquini and Giancarlo Bruno: SEAT Sport's Italian stallions Gabriele Tarquini and Giancarlo Bruno represent one of the most experienced Driver / Race ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Racing For Belgium 2007 season review

Racing For Belgium 2007 season review

RFB WTCC - A review of 2007 and a preview of 2008 Racing For Belgium not only began a new era this season, but also closed one. The Bornem based team competed in its first ever WTCC, but in October on the track at Barcelona competed in its last...

Sun 18 Nov 2007
Macau: Series qualifying report

Macau: Series qualifying report

MENU PLACES CHEVROLET ON POLE Alain Menu has taken his fifth pole of the season. In the dying minutes of qualifying Yvan Muller looked to have secured prime position in Macau with a time of 2:31.395, but under the chequered flag Menu stormed a...

Sat 13 Oct 2007
Series newsletter 2007-10-12

Series newsletter 2007-10-12

TITLE FIGHT GOES TO THE WIRE 52,000 fans gathered last Sunday at the Monza circuit for the last European meeting of the FIA WTCC. They attended two frantic races and showed their enthusiasm by invading the track at the end of the second race and...

Mon 24 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: ROAL Motorsport race one, two report

Brands Hatch: ROAL Motorsport race one, two report

Podium for Porteiro and penalty suspended for Zanardi at Brands Hatch Felix Porteiro gets again on the WTCC podium after the victory scored at Brno last June. The Spaniard concluded Brands Hatch race two in second position and race one in ...

Fri 10 Aug 2007
Racing Season newsletter 2007-08-10

Racing Season newsletter 2007-08-10

LGT TO RACE DIESEL-POWERED LEXUS LGT Engineering confirmed their plans to enter the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The Liverpool based team will enter two Lexus IS220d cars to compete in the Yokohama Independents' Trophy. LGT's...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
N.Technology and Alfa Romeo part ways

N.Technology and Alfa Romeo part ways

FINAL ALFA GOODBYE AND THANKS FROM N.TECHNOLOGY Following 18 years of successful partnership, next week's 32nd edition of the Bologna Motor Show will see the end of N.Technology's sporting activities with Alfa Romeo and the ...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Oschersleben: N.Technology practice notes

Oschersleben: N.Technology practice notes

N.TECHNOLOGY TOPS TIME SHEETS IN FREE PRACTISE AT OSCHERSLEBEN N.Technology's James Thompson put in a fantastic lap time to see him leading the field in today's second free practise for the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) at ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Alex Zanardi news 2007-12-01

Alex Zanardi news 2007-12-01

Engines off... but Sandrino still on Engines are already switched off but the good Sandrino is still on. In this moment I am in Munich and I will shortly take part to the usual BMW party concluding the season. In a few days I will go back to...

Wed 13 Jun 2007
Brno: BMW Motorsport preview

Brno: BMW Motorsport preview

From city circuit to rollercoaster: BMW seeks further victory in Brno. Munich, 11th June 2007. As the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) continues, BMW national teams have no time to put their feet up: next weekend sees the championship...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
Marco Melandri with N.Technology for Eurotouring event

Marco Melandri with N.Technology for Eurotouring event

N.TECHNOLOGY BRINGING MOTOGP AND WTCC TOGETHER MotoGP star Marco Melandri will join N.Technology in the 32nd edition of the Bologna Motor Show on 8-9 December, racing in the Nivea For Men Eurotouring event alongside James Thompson. The ...

Sun 23 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: Qualifying times

Brands Hatch: Qualifying times

Pos Driver Car Time --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 1:33.018 2. James Thompson Alfa Romeo 156 ...

Sun 08 Jul 2007
Porto: Qualifying report

Porto: Qualifying report

CHEVROLET MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP Chevrolet couldn't have had a better result in qualifying after achieving a 1-2-3. Alain Menu, Robert Huff and Nicola Larini all posted their best times (2:06.927, 2:07.687 and 2:07.731) within seconds, towards the...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
Monza: Tiago Monteiro preview

Monza: Tiago Monteiro preview

The FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is going from historic circuit to historic circuit. Two weeks after making his Leon No. 18 car roar at Brands Hatch, Tiago Monteiro enters the den of speed this coming weekend. Located 20 kilometers ...

Mon 24 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: SEAT Sport race one, two report

Brands Hatch: SEAT Sport race one, two report

Muller strengthens title challenge after Brands Hatch battles Yvan Muller has moved up to 3rd in the FIA World Touring Car Championship Drivers' standings after finishing 4th and 5th in the two UK rounds at Brands Hatch. The SEAT Leon TDI ...

Fri 30 Mar 2007
Russian team to compete in 2007

Russian team to compete in 2007

THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING. For the first time ever a Russian racing team will take part in an FIA World Championship. Russian Bears Motorsport entered three BMW 320i cars in the second meeting of the World Touring Car Championship that will take...

Thu 31 May 2007
Pau: ROAL Motorsport preview

Pau: ROAL Motorsport preview

Confidence and motivation among BMW Team Italy-Spain for the challenge of Pau 30/05/2007 - The city track of Pau (France) is going to house the fourth round of the FIA WTCC championship this weekend. BMW Team Italy-Spain, after an accident at...

Wed 02 May 2007
EU3: Racing for Belgium triple-duty weekend preview

EU3: Racing for Belgium triple-duty weekend preview

Extremely busy weekend for Racing For Belgium! BORNEM. Racing For Belgium will have their hands full this coming weekend. Wim Coekelbergs and his team will be battling it out on no less than three different fronts on Saturday and...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
Series newsletter 2007-10-19

Series newsletter 2007-10-19

TITLE CONTENDERS ON MAXIMUM BALLAST All the six drivers who are still in contention to secure the world champion's crown will be carrying the maximum 60kg ballast on board their cars at Macau: Andy Priaulx, Yvan Muller, Augusto Farfus, James ...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Monza: SEAT will run three disels

Monza: SEAT will run three disels

SEAT SPORT'S FINAL EUROPEAN PUSH IN RACE FOR WTCC MANUFACTURERS' AND DRIVERS' TITLES Tarquini to make it three SEAT Leon TDIs at Monza For his home race meeting at Monza, SEAT Sport's Italian driver Gabriele Tarquini will switch from the ...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Oschersleben: BMW - Interview with Joerg Mueller

Oschersleben: BMW - Interview with Joerg Mueller

Interview with BMW works driver Jorg Muller. Munich, 23rd August 2007. When Jorg Muller (GER) takes to the grid this weekend for the FIA World Touring Car Championship, it will be his sixth appearance for BMW Team Germany in Oschersleben. The ...

Fri 13 Jul 2007
Volvo enters bio-fuel car at Anderstorp

Volvo enters bio-fuel car at Anderstorp

GREEN VOLVO TO JOIN AT ANDERSTORP Volvo is the first Manufacturer to take part in an FIA WTCC event with a bio-fuel powered car. Volvo Car Corporation announced today that they will enter their team Polestar at Anderstorp, on July 28th and 29th...

Sat 16 Jun 2007
Brno: ROAL Motorsport qualifying notes

Brno: ROAL Motorsport qualifying notes

First WTCC pole position for Felix Porteiro at Brno 16/06/2007 - Felix Porteiro obtained on the Brno track his first career pole position in the World Touring Car Championship (2:11.584). A result that awards BMW Team Italy-Spain men, who have...

Fri 01 Jun 2007
Pau: Friday test day notes

Pau: Friday test day notes

MENU TOPS FRIDAY TESTING The WTCC field have taken to the streets of Pau for a private test session.Caution was taken by all and Alain Menu emerged as the fastest. The Swiss and Yvan Muller swapped the leadership a few times, until the Chevrolet...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
Curitiba: Friday test times

Curitiba: Friday test times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 3 Augusto Farfus BMW 320si 16 1:25.895 2. ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
ROAL Motorsport 2008 drivers announced

ROAL Motorsport 2008 drivers announced

Zanardi and Porteiro with BMW Team Italy-Spain in 2008 too Alessandro Zanardi and Felix Porteiro will defend BMW Team Italy-Spain colours in the 2008 season of the WTCC. For the Italian driver this will be the fifth consecutive season with the...

Sun 23 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: BMW Motorsport qualifying report

Brands Hatch: BMW Motorsport qualifying report

BMW driver Muller starts from seventh on the grid in Brands Hatch. Brands Hatch (Great Britain), 22nd September 2007. In qualifying for the 17th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship at the "Brands Hatch Circuit", Jorg Muller (GER) ...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Tiago Monteiro does some aerobatics

Tiago Monteiro does some aerobatics

The SEAT Sport Race driver in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), Tiago Monteiro got to know the feeling in a different kind of cockpit, on August 31 at 9:45 AM near the park of Porto, for an operation that was part of the vast Red Bull...

Mon 20 Aug 2007
Oschersleben: Rounds 15, 16 preview

Oschersleben: Rounds 15, 16 preview

ROUTE TO: OSCHERSLEBEN, GERMANY The 15th and 16th rounds of the FIA WTCC will take place next week in Germany, at Oschersleben's Motorsport Arena. he German track, located in the Bode region some 30 km from the city of Magdeburg, is a ...