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Wed 30 Dec 2009
Series newsletter 2009-12-25

Series newsletter 2009-12-25

CHEVROLET TEAM ALREADY AT WORK The Chevrolet team have already started their wintertime testing in view of the next WTCC season. Last week Alain Menu spent a couple of days at Jerez de la Frontera (December 17th and 18th) that were disturbed by...

WTCC star Rob Huff to appear at Autosport International

WTCC star Rob Huff to appear at Autosport International

WORLD TOURING CAR STAR ROB HUFF TO APPEAR AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL Rob Huff, Chevrolet's World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) race-winner, will be one of the special guests at Autosport International, Europe's largest motorsport show, held ...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Chevrolet winter testing preview

Chevrolet winter testing preview

CRUZE UNDERGOES INTENSE WINTER TESTING PROGRAMME AHEAD OF 2010 Four Sessions Scheduled In Jerez, Valencia And Algarve WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 21st December 2009 There is no "dead season" for the Chevrolet Cruze in-between the 2009 and 2010 ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
Series newsletter 2009-12-18

Series newsletter 2009-12-18

MOROCCO WINS WTCC SPECIAL AWARDS Championship promoter KSO established the "WTCC Special Award" to reward the efforts made by the companies involved in developing and promoting the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The jury, formed of ...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Alex Zanardi goes flat out on a BMW bike

Alex Zanardi goes flat out on a BMW bike

FLAT OUT! Bl**dy hell what a fun! I admit to have very few merits in devising what could look like my hundredth "idea". In reality, Roberto Ungaro from the very nice magazine "Riders" proposed me this test. His motivations, beyond the ...

FIA WTCC 2010 Calendar

FIA WTCC 2010 Calendar

2010 FIA WTCC CALENDAR <pre> 07 Mar Curitiba, Brazil 11 Apr Puebla-Amozoc, Mexico 02 May Marrakech, Morocco 23 May Monza, Italy 20 Jun Zolder, Belgium 04 Jul Portimao, Portugal 18 Jul Brands Hatch, United Kingdom 01 Aug Brno, Czech...

Series newsletter 2009-12-12

Series newsletter 2009-12-12

NO MORE BALANCE OF PERFORMANCE CHANGES Yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the concept that there will be no balance of performance changes to any of the FIA WTCC cars after the start of the 2010 season. The same ...

Series FIA Gala summary

Series FIA Gala summary

Tarquini And SEAT Crowned at Gala The FIA officially crowned Gabriele Tarquini as the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Champion at its gala awards event in Monaco. It was a fitting finish to another exciting season, where 47-year old Tarquini...

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
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World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

World Motor Sport Council The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken: MOBILITY AND MOTOR SPORT The FIA President opened the meeting by reaffirming his strong commitment to encouraging...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme: focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion. Munich, 5th December 2009. Having bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the ...

Series newsletter 2009-12-04

Series newsletter 2009-12-04

THREE MONTHS TO THE NEW SEASON The FIA World Touring Car Championship is facing a winter break that will last little more than three months. In only 93 days from now, the series that ended on November 22nd in Macau, will resume in Brazil for...

Sat 28 Nov 2009
2009 Final standings

2009 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Points --- ----------------------------------- ---------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini 127 2. Yvan Muller 123 3. Augusto...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Alex Zanardi comments on retirement rumor

Alex Zanardi comments on retirement rumor

TO TELL THE TRUTH... Dear Friends, As has probably some of you did, I have also read the news of my "retirement" from WTCC which has appeared, at various times, on news channels on the subject and I feel that a more precise information...

Macau: Series 2009 season review

Macau: Series 2009 season review

THE NIGHT OF WTCC AWARDS The 2009 FIA World Touring Car champions were honoured last Sunday in Macau, during the traditional party at Fisherman's Wharf. One after the other all the major players of the season were called on to the stage...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Gabriele Tarquini wins longed-for title

Gabriele Tarquini wins longed-for title

Gabriele Tarquini wins longed-for title Gabriele Tarquini is the most veteran of the drivers on the WTCC grid. And not only does he like it but boasts about it to his rivals. At the age of 47 but with the enthusiasm and drive of a ...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
Macau: Tiago Monteiro wekeend summary

Macau: Tiago Monteiro wekeend summary

Tiago Monteiro champion of team spirit in Macau SEAT Sport takes both WTCC crowns The 6th and 4th places obtained by Tiago Monteiro in the finale of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Macau today, do not reflect the true...

Macau: BMW Motorsport 2009 season review

Macau: BMW Motorsport 2009 season review

No reward for spirited comeback: BMW misses out on WTCC title. The BMW national teams in the FIA World Touring Car Championship showed fighting spirit to keep the battle for the World Championship open right up to the season finale in Macau (CN).

Macau: Tom Coronel wins Independents Trophy

Macau: Tom Coronel wins Independents Trophy

Tom Coronel champion FIA WTCC Independents Trophy 2009 Also this year the decision in the FIA World Touring Car Championship took place in Macau. The races on this tight and challenging street circuit have always been known for their...

Macau: SEAT Sport championship summmary

Macau: SEAT Sport championship summmary

SEAT becomes World Touring Car Champion again ! Absolute success for SEAT in the 2009 World Touring Car Championship. The SEAT Sport team achieved today all of its aims at the urban racetrack of Macau, venue of the last round of the season, ...

Macau: Series weekend summary

Macau: Series weekend summary

GABRIELE TARQUINI IS CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION AS CHEVROLET AND BMW SHARE VICTORIES Gabriele Tarquini set a couple of new records: he has become the oldest FIA World Champion ever and scored the highest number of points (127) ever for a WTCC ...

Macau: Lada Sport weekend summary

Macau: Lada Sport weekend summary

LADA REMAINS UPBEAT DESPITE CHALLENGING SEASON FINALE After its first season of competing on the FIA World Touring Car Championship as a registered manufacturer, Lada has been encouraged by the progress of the all-new Priora - despite an...

Macau: Chevrolet weekend summary

Macau: Chevrolet weekend summary

THE CRUZE CONCLUDES ITS FIRST WTCC SEASON WITH A WIN Rob Huff Brings Home Race 1 In Macau Four Points Finishes For Chevrolet, With Menu Taking A 4th And Larini A 7th In His Farewell To The WTCC MACAU, 22nd November 2009 The Chevrolet Cruze...

Macau: Event race two report

Macau: Event race two report

Farfus Wins as Tarquini takes FIA World Touring Car Championship Title Augusto Farfus took victory for BMW in the shortened final round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau on Sunday, as SEAT's Gabriele Tarquini clinched the...

Macau: Event race one report

Macau: Event race one report

Huff wins FIA World Touring Car Championship Race One Chevrolet's Rob Huff dominated the first of the FIA World Touring Car Championship races in Macau on Sunday - as runner-up finisher Gabriele Tarquini moved a step closer to capturing the ...

Macau: BMW Motorsport weekend summary

Macau: BMW Motorsport weekend summary

BMW claims one-two in Macau while missing out on world titles. Macau, 22nd November 2009. The 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship came to an end in Macau with another victory for BMW Team Germany's Augusto Farfus (BR). He won the 24th race...

Yvan Muller to join Chevrolet in 2010

Yvan Muller to join Chevrolet in 2010

WTCC CHAMPION YVAN MULLER TO RACE FOR CHEVROLET IN 2010 French Ace To Drive The Cruze Alongside Menu And Huff In Next Year's WTCC MACAU / ZURICH, 22nd November 2009 Last year's WTCC Champion Yvan Muller will drive a Chevrolet Cruze in the 2010...

Macau: Race 2 results

Macau: Race 2 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Car Laps Gap to 1st --- --- ------------------------- --- -------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 8 Augusto Farfus BR BMW 320si 7 ...

Macau: Race 1 results

Macau: Race 1 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Car Laps Gap to 1st --- --- ------------------------- --- -------------------- ---------- ------------ 1. 11 Robert Huff GB Chevrolet Cruze 9 ...

Macau: Warmup times

Macau: Warmup times

Pos Car Driver Nat Car Time Gap to 1st --- --- ------------------------- --- -------------------- ---------- --------- --------- 1. 4 Jordi Gene E SEAT Leon TDI ...

Macau: Series Saturday notes

Macau: Series Saturday notes

ON THE EVE OF THE FINAL BATTLE The final rounds of the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship will take place tomorrow - Sunday - at 12.05 and 13.25 local time. The two 9-lap races will decide the fights for both the Drivers' and ...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
Macau: Chevrolet qualifying report

Macau: Chevrolet qualifying report

ROB HUFF CONQUERS POLE IN CHAOTIC QUALIFYING IN MACAU Menu (9th) And Larini (12th), Victims Of The Many Incidents And Yellow Flags On The Track MACAU, 20th November 2009 Rob Huff emerged fastest man of the day after a chaotic qualifying in ...

Macau: BMW qualifying report

Macau: BMW qualifying report

Priaulx and Farfus claim top-three grid positions for BMW in Macau. Macau, 20th November 2009. In a dramatic qualifying session Andy Priaulx (GB) and Augusto Farfus (BR) secured good grid positions for the season finale of the FIA World Touring...

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying report

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying report

YVAN MULLER AND GABRIELE TARQUINI CRASHED Jordi Gene and Tiago Monteiro best positioned SEAT on the starting grid in Macau [201109.jpg] The practice session of the WTCC's last round that will be raced next Sunday in Macau has been extremely ...

Macau: Series qualifying report

Macau: Series qualifying report

HUFF WINS POLE IN QUALIFYING DRAMA Robert Huff took pole position in a dramatic final qualifying session of the season. Andy Priaulx took second and Augusto Farfus third. Both SEAT title contenders, Yvan Muller and Gabriele Tarquini, had huge ...

Macau: Nicola Larini to retire

Macau: Nicola Larini to retire

NICOLA LARINI TO RETIRE FROM WTCC RACING AFTER MACAU The Italian Driver Eager To Devote More Time To His Personal Life After A Long And Successful Career In Touring Car Racing MACAU, 20 November 2009 Touring car star and Chevrolet WTCC driver...

Macau: Event qualifying report

Macau: Event qualifying report

Huff on Pole after Chaotic FIA WTCC Qualifying Chevrolet's Rob Huff came through a chaotic qualifying session for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau to take pole position on an afternoon when the title hopes of SEAT duo ...

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