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Fri 05 Aug 2005
Racing season newsletter 2005-08-05

Racing season newsletter 2005-08-05

FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER NO. 28 5th August 2005 RESULTS FROM SPA REMAIN PROVISIONAL Results from the 11th and 12th rounds of the FIA WTCC, held last week in Spa, remain provisional, pending technical checks (the ECU...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
Spa: Race one, two notes

Spa: Race one, two notes

RACE REPORT Weather: overcast with a dry track during the first race; rain fell during the repair time, but stopped before the start of the second race, and the track changed from wet to dry as the race went by. DIRK MÃœLLER WINS ONE AND ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-26
DTM

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-06-26

Mattias Ekstrom defends DTM lead Start-finish victory for SEAT driver Peter Terting New winners in the SEAT Leon Supercopa Early retirement after strong qualifying performance Mattias Ekstrom defends DTM lead DTM: In front of a record turnout...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
Valencia: BMW Motorsport race notes

Valencia: BMW Motorsport race notes

Jörg Müller wins for BMW in Spain - title to be decided in Macau. Valencia (Spain), 2nd October 2005. After races 17 and 18 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Valencia, Dirk Müller (GER) of BMW Team Deutschland snatched back...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-04-10

First race for "French" Audi R8 Audi double victory in Belgian season opener SEAT scores points in WTCC opener Additional weight slows down SEAT in Great Britain Short race after strong qualifying performance First race for "French" Audi ...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
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...

Mon 16 May 2005
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-15
DTM

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-15

Motorsport Newsletter 4/2005 Ingolstadt, 15 May 2005 Ekström and Kristensen catch up 1-2 victory for SEAT in WTCC Marschall new top runner in SEAT Leon Supercopa DTM Ekström and Kristensen catch up In the DTM's third round at ...

Fri 11 Mar 2005
BTCC: SEAT Sport Silverstone test summary

BTCC: SEAT Sport Silverstone test summary

SEAT Sport warms up at Silverstone Following the scheduled FIA World Touring Car Championship training calendar, the SEAT Sport team was present at the collective session organised at the Silverstone circuit. This historic track will play host...

Sat 12 Feb 2005
Pre-season newsletter 2005-02-11

Pre-season newsletter 2005-02-11

FULL SEASON ENTRIES CLOSE IN TWO WEEKS The deadline for full season entries to the 2005 FIA World Touring Car Championship is approaching. Entries to both, the Drivers' and the Manufacturers' Championship, will close on February 28th. However ...

Chevrolet Racing Winter test in Spain notes

Chevrolet Racing Winter test in Spain notes

Chevrolet Racing Starts Winter Test Programme in Spain First week of testing confirms car's potential After the initial shake down of the Chevrolet Lacetti WTC at the MIRA Proving Grounds in the UK, Chevrolet Racing has embarked on a winter ...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

BTCC: Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2005-08-28

Ingolstadt, 28 August 2005 Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2005 DTM: Audi driver Ekström second at Zandvoort Audi driver Mattias Ekström finished second in round eight of the DTM at Zandvoort (The Netherlands). He now trails Gary Paffet by ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
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 ...

Sat 03 Sep 2005
Newsletter 2005-09-02

Newsletter 2005-09-02

NEXT STOP: ISTANBUL PARK The FIA World Touring Car Championship's 15th and 16th rounds will take place on 18TH September in Turkey. This will be the second event ever hosted by the brand new Istanbul Park, that was inaugurated only two weeks ago...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Macau qualifying times

Macau qualifying times

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

Sun 28 Aug 2005
KSO statement regarding SRO relationship

KSO statement regarding SRO relationship

With regards to the 2006 season, KSO (promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship) and Eurosport (host broadcaster of the FIA World Touring Car Championship) requested to SRO (promoter of the FIA GT Championship), to reduce from three hours...

Mon 30 May 2005
Imola: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Imola: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Klenke Breaks into Top 20 in both FIA WTCC Races in Imola IMOLA, May 29th , 2005 -- Team Ford Hotfiel Sport achieved its first goal in the FIA World Touring Car Championship by scoring two top 20 positions in the fourth round at Imola. Thomas ...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
Macau pre-race newsletter

Macau pre-race newsletter

FIA WTCC NIGHT - LIVE FROM MACAU ON EUROSPORT "Eurosport, host broadcaster of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, will put in an strong effort to give the best possible exposure to the championship's finale in Macau," revealed Executive ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Puebla: BMW Saturday qualifying notes

Puebla: BMW Saturday qualifying notes

Difficult conditions in the WTCC qualifying in Mexico. Puebla (Mexico), 25th June 2005. BMW Team Italy-Spain's Antonio Garcia (ESP) was the fastest BMW driver in qualifying for the ninth round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) at...

Mon 30 May 2005
Imola: Tom Coronel race notes

Imola: Tom Coronel race notes

Mixed fortunes for Tom Coronel at Imola The fourth weekend of the World Touring Car Championship 2005 did not bring the results Tom Coronel hoped for beforehand. After starting from the pits in the first race the Dutchman ...

Sun 29 May 2005
Imola qualifying times

Imola qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. 6 Fabrizio Giovanardi ITA Alfa...

Sun 15 May 2005
Silverstone: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Silverstone: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport race notes

Ford Team Hotfiel Sport in the points at WTCC round at Silverstone Ford Team Hotfiel Sport claimed its first points of the FIA World Touring Car Championship season at Silverstone today. Thomas Jaeger scored a point in...

Fri 22 Apr 2005
Magny-Cours: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport preview

Magny-Cours: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport preview

Extensive Development Programme for Focus Prior to Second WTCC Round Team Ford Hotfiel Sport underwent a major research and development programme in the weeks leading up to the second round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship at...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
Istanbul: Race one, two quotes

Istanbul: Race one, two quotes

Fabrizio GIOVANARDI, Alfa Romeo Racing 1st in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2 "Our car was great this weekend and we did a good job in qualifying which put us in a fantastic position and it meant it was quite easy for me to win the first race. Starting...

Sat 23 Apr 2005
Magny-Cours: Round two preview

Magny-Cours: Round two preview

DIRK MÃœLLER DEFENDS HIS LEADERSHIP IN MAGNY-COURS The FIA World Touring Car Championship is heading to France for the second race meeting of the season that will take place in Magny-Cours on Sunday, May 1st. After the first two rounds in...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Newsletter 2005-10-07

Newsletter 2005-10-07

LADA AVTOVAZ ANNOUNCE FIA WTCC PROGRAMME Russia's biggest automaker LADA Avtovaz announced their participation in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The programme will be officially launched in a press conference at the Moscow ...

Sun 02 Oct 2005
Valencia qualifying times

Valencia qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. 9 Jordi Gené ESP SEAT...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Spa: BMW Motorsport preview

Spa: BMW Motorsport preview

Battle for WTCC title continues as second half of the season starts in Spa. Munich, 25th July 2005. After its Mexican adventure, the FIA World Touring Car Championship 2005 (WTCC) returns to Europe this weekend. Against the backdrop of the 24...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Valencia: Post-race quotes

Valencia: Post-race quotes

RACE QUOTES Jordi GENÉ, SEAT Sport 1st in Race 1 and 14th in Race 2 "This is the happiest day of my life. The first race was amazing but it actually felt longer than a 24 hour endurance race because I was so nervous about making mistakes or ...

Sat 30 Jul 2005
Spa: Race quotes

Spa: Race quotes

Dirk MÃœLLER, BMW Team Deutschland 1st in Race 1 and 5th in Race 2 "I have to say it was a lucky day for me. The first race was incredible. My start was spot on, then I overtook Farfus and I was lucky to get a slipstream from Andy (Priaulx). There...

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 ...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Valencia: SEAT Sport race notes

Valencia: SEAT Sport race notes

Gene gives SEAT Sport Leon its maiden victory After an overcast morning, the sun came out in time to witness Jordi Gene giving the new SEAT Sport Leon its first win in front of the team's home crowd, with Peter Terting also finishing on the...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Monza: JAS race notes

Monza: JAS race notes

UNLUCKY START FOR JAS IN THE WTCC The first round of the World Touring Car Championship 2005 took place on the last week end in Monza (April 9-10). An impressive number of 34 FIA Super 2000 cars were present, representing 6 manufacturers. The...

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...

Sun 28 Aug 2005
Oschersleben race one results

Oschersleben race one results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Laps Gap --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 1 Andy Priaulx GBR BMW Team UK ...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Puebla: Race one, two notes

Puebla: Race one, two notes

TERTING OVER THE MOON AS GIOVANARDI CLOSES THE GAP In front of fully packed grandstands, the FIA WTCC's first overseas meeting provided a great show for the enthusiasitc Mexican fans. Two breathtaking races resulted in two different podiums;...

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 ...