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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Newsletter 2005-12-24

Newsletter 2005-12-24

FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER 24th December 2005 POSITIVE TYRE TEST IN KYALAMI The two-day test organised by Yokohama on the South African track of Kyalami to develop the Advan control tyre for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Tue 13 Dec 2005
2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

2006 World Touring Car Championship tentative calendar

<pre> CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC 02 April ITA Monza 30 April FRA Magny-Cours 21 May GBR Brands Hatch 04 June GER Oschersleben 02 July BRA * Curitiba** 30 July ...

Newsletter 2005-12-10

Newsletter 2005-12-10

FIA WTCC Newsletter 10th December 2005 AMENDED CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC Yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the amended calendar for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. Changes from the provisional ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Newsletter 2005-12-02

Newsletter 2005-12-02

CHEVROLET WITHDREW APPEAL Chevrolet withdrew the appeal against the decision to exclude Alain Menu from the results of the second race in Macau. The Swiss driver was excluded from third place as post-race scrutineering revealed that there was...

Sat 03 Dec 2005
2005 Final standings

2005 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Nat Points --- ------------------------------ --- -------- 1. Andy Priaulx GBR 101 2. Dirk Müller GER 86 3. Fabrizio Giovanardi ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Zanardi on the road again

Zanardi on the road again

Now that the racing season is done and he's got a win - and fourth (from 27th on the grid) last weekend in China - under his belt, Alex Zanardi is on the road again. Wife Daniela is along for this promo tour for his marvelous book "My Sweetest...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Macau: Post-race newsletter

Macau: Post-race newsletter

FIA WTCC SEASON FINAL FIGURES Figures say it all. And in the case of the FIA WTCC they prove how successful the maiden season has been and how good its potential is. On the sporting side 53 drivers, from 20 different countries and four ...

Macau: JAS Motorsport race notes

Macau: JAS Motorsport race notes

No luck for JAS at the MACAU's roulette The FIA WTCC 2005 played its 10th and final round the last weekend in Macau. It has been a hard race for JAS Motorsport and their team who landed in the former portoguese colony (known also as the Asian ...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Macau: Tom Coronel race notes

Macau: Tom Coronel race notes

Tom Coronel misses out on Independents title The title showdown for the FIA World Touring Car Championship was tailor made to be held at Macau. The former Portugese enclave is well known for its casinos and other forms of entertainment. The...

Macau: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Macau: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Team Ford Hotfiel Sport Claim tenth Place on the Streets of Macau Team Ford Hotfiel Sport equaled it's best result of the season at the final round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship on the streets of Macau. New driver Patrick Bernhardt...

Macau: Race quotes

Macau: Race quotes

Andy PRIAULX, BMW Team UK 2nd in Race 1 and 2nd in Race 2 2005 FIA WORLD TOURING CAR CHAMPION "It is really just a strange feeling at the moment. Macau is so special. To qualify on pole meant a lot but I felt that only 10% of the work was done.

Macau: Race notes, Priaulx, BMW win titles

Macau: Race notes, Priaulx, BMW win titles

ANDY PRIAULX AND BMW WIN WORLD TOURING CAR TITLES Twenty races, ten countries, twelve race winners but one Champion Andy Priaulx. The FIA World Touring Car Champion was decided on the very last race of the season in front of fully packed ...

Macau: SEAT Sport race notes

Macau: SEAT Sport race notes

SEAT Sport secures first WTCC trophy After two incident-packed races around Macau's narrow street circuit, SEAT's Vice-President in charge of Research and Development, Dr. Winfried Burgert, was able to lift the glass trophy confirming the...

Macau race 2 results

Macau race 2 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Laps Gap --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 41 Duncan Huisman BMW Team Holland ...

Macau race 1 results

Macau race 1 results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Laps Gap --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 7 Augusto Farfus jr. BRA Alfa Romeo Racing Team...

Macau: SEAT Sport pre-race notes

Macau: SEAT Sport pre-race notes

INDEPENDENTS TROPHY: Coronel targets world title for SEAT The final two rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will decide not only the Drivers' and Manufacturers' WTCC titles, but also the Michelin Trophy for Independent drivers. Tom...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Macau: Qualifying quotes

Macau: Qualifying quotes

Andy PRIAULX, BMW Team UK fastest "It's fantastic. The car has been great form the very first drive yesterday. In qualifying I had a good rhythm and new tyres so I pushed for a fast time. It really paid off because it was only the guys who were ...

Macau: Friday qualifying notes

Macau: Friday qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 LARINI AND CHEVROLET ON TOP Nicola Larini set the fastest lap. The Chevrolet man flew round the track in 2:33.465 followed by Rickard Rydell in his SEAT - 0.198 seconds slower, and the BMW of Jorg Muller 0.787 seconds off the best ...

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

SEAT Sport sees red at Macau Today's 30 minute qualifying session for the final rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship was halted on no fewer than four occasions, with the SEAT Sport team particularly badly affected by the string of ...

Macau qualifying times

Macau qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. 1 Andy Priaulx GBR BMW Team...

Macau: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Macau: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Priaulx clinches pole with lap record in Macau. Macau (China), 18th November 2005. During qualifying for round 19 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, Andy Priaulx (GBR) claimed his first pole position of the season. The BMW Team UK driver...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Macau: Test day notes

Macau: Test day notes

ANDY PRIAULX POSTS FASTEST TIME The final event of the FIA WTCC season has begun as the field completed a 30 minute testing session. For many drivers it was their first outing on the streets of Macau but the experience of Andy Priaulx, Jörg ...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Macau: BMW Motorsport preview

Macau: BMW Motorsport preview

World Touring Car Championship title will be decided in Macau. Munich, 14th November 2005. The FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is revving up for the final of its exciting season. The Guia Circuit in Macau will decide which of the...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Macau: Season finale preview

Macau: Season finale preview

FIA WTCC FINALE READY TO GET UNDERWAY The last preparations for the FIA WTCC finale in Macau are over. Expectations are high, as the whole season will be decided on the streets of the former Portuguese protectorate. Everything is still at...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-11-13

Ingolstadt, 13 November 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 22/2005 LMES: Podium result for the Audi R8 in LMES finale The Audi R8 has claimed second place and thus another podium result on its last competitive race in Europe. Allan McNish and Stephane...

SEAT Sport Catalunya test notes and 2006 plans

SEAT Sport Catalunya test notes and 2006 plans

ANNOUNCED AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE NEW LEON SUPERCOPA Yvan Muller, Gabriele Tarquini and James Thompson strengthen SEAT in the 2006 FIA WTCC At the presentation of the new Leon Supercopa at the Circuit de Catalunya today, SEAT announced its ...

Macau: Pre-race newsletter

Macau: Pre-race newsletter

MASSIVE TV COVERAGE FOR THE WTCC GUIA RACE The WTCC LG Guia Race of Macau will benefit from even greater TV coverage, as well as an enhanced live broadcast on Eurosport, a number of premier TV channels from Asia- Pacific and Portugal will ...

Macau: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport preview

Macau: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport preview

TEAM FORD HOTFIEL SPORT FIELDS NEW DRIVER FOR FINAL FIA WTCC ROUND IN MACAU COLOGNE, November 11th, 2005. After a break of seven weeks, Team Ford Hotfiel Sport returns to action in the FIA World Touring Car Championship next weekend when the ...

Macau: SEAT Sport preview

Macau: SEAT Sport preview

SEAT Sport looks to end season on a high note The final two rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship take place on Sunday, November 20th around the streets of Macau in China and the SEAT Sport team is determined to end the season with ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
LADA Racing debuts in Russia

LADA Racing debuts in Russia

Russian LADA World Touring Car Takes Shape Atlanta, GA: Fresh from its world debut at the Moscow Motor Show, the LADA WTCC program begins to take shape in preparation for the 2006 season. A mock-up of the LADA World Touring Car Championship ...

Newsletter 2005-11-04

Newsletter 2005-11-04

FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER 4th November 2005 2006 PROVISIONAL CALENDAR UNVEILED Last week in Rome, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the provisional calendar for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. The season will start in Monza,...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
JAS team prepares for Macau

JAS team prepares for Macau

The route to Macau The last round of FIA WTCC 2005 is going to be held the 20th of November in Macau, the city circuit located in China. All the teams are waiting this big event full of history and with one of the highest on-site attendences of...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex ZanardiHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi

Winning never gets old for Alex Zanardi, the two-time Champ Car titleholder, a 15-race winner who changed the culture of motor racing with his truly efficient and rarely duplicated "doughnut" victory celebrations. Alex Zanardi. Photo by...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
Newsletter 2005-10-28

Newsletter 2005-10-28

FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER 28th October 2005 FIA AND KSO SIGN WTCC RIGHTS AGREEMENT The success of the first year of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is set to continue after the FIA signed a commercial rights contract with championship...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Newsletter 2005-10-21

Newsletter 2005-10-21

COUTO TO DRIVE FOR ALFA IN MACAU Alfa Romeo Racing have entered a fifth works car for the FIA WTCC finale at Macau. This additional 156 will be driven by local hero André Couto. 29-years old, the only local winner so far of the prestigious...