Ingolstadt, 31 July 2005
Motorsport Newsletter 13/2005
Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro win again
By scoring their second victory in a row, Audi factory drivers
Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro took the lead in the American Le Mans
A scorching San Marino for SEAT Sport
Run in searing
temperatures, the two San Marino rounds of the FIA World Touring Car
Championship saw SEAT Sport increase its points total, with Rickard
Rydell, Peter Terting and Jason Plato all scoring...
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 ...
Michelin scores resounding successes on all fronts
Following highly convincing displays in the first three Formula One
Grands Prix of the season -- including taking the top 8 places in the
most recent race in Bahrain, Michelin continues to take...
Chevrolet Racing Continues Winter Tests in Spain
Snow upsets test schedule
VALENCIA / ALBACETE, 4 March, 2005 - The Chevrolet World Touring Car
Championship team finished a second extensive winter test in Spain,
yesterday. Initially scheduled...
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
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
Everything is still at...
JAS DRIVERS DOMINATE INDIPENDENTS TROPHY
A win for each one of the JAS drivers in the two races of the last
World Touring Car Championship 2005 weekend that took place in the
JAS Motorsport was back with two Honda ...
BMW IS REFINING THE NEW CAR
For three days, from Tuesday to Thursday, BMW Team Deutschland tested in Monza
developing the BMW 320i. The first day was lost due to a hard snowfall; afterwards the
weather improved, but temperatures remained ...
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 ...
Augusto FARFUS, Alfa Romeo Racing Team pole position
"I am happy to have my first pole position of the year. My set-up is good and
luckily I found a fast lap. I will push and do my best tomorrow but the first corner
is going to...
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
In front of a record turnout...
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...
TEAM FORD HOTFIEL SPORT HOPES FOR ANOTHER GOOD WEEKEND IN TURKEY
Cologne, September 9th, 2005. Team Ford Hotfiel Sport travels to the
unknown shore of Turkey on the wave of a very encouraging FIA World
Touring Car Championship round in ...
IMOLA Spirits high as SEAT Sport heads for San Marino
No sooner had the SEAT Sport team recorded its stunning 1-2 result at
Silverstone than thoughts began to turn to the next two rounds of the FIA
World Touring Car Championship, the "Race of...
Team Ford Hotfiel Sport made a big step forward with the Ford Focus WTCC
in the two heats of the second FIA World Touring Car Championship event
in Magny-Cours today. Both Thomas Jaeger and Thomas Klenke improved their
lap times by 1.5 seconds in...
Battle for WTCC title continues as second half of the season starts in
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...
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 ...
FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER
25 March 2005
2005 FIA WTCC PRESENTED IN MONZA
The 2005 FIA World Touring Car Championship was launched on Tuesday, during a
crowded press conference in Monza. More than 200 journalists, photographers and TV
crew members ...
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 ...
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 ...
SEAT Sport gears up for Leon WTCC debut
next two races in the FIA World Touring Car Championship -- at
Oschersleben in Germany on August 28th -- will see the SEAT Sport
Leon WTCC make its competitive debut. The car received its ...
PEUGEOT JOIN IN THE FIVE LAST EVENTS
Peugeot Denmark will take part in the final meetings of the 2005 FIA World Touring Car
Championship with one Peugeot 407 car.
The programme will be run by the Peugeot Sport Denmark team, the same that last...
THE WORLD TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS IN ITALY
Monza; the first World challenge for SEAT Sport After an
intense winter of testing, the SEAT Sport team is getting ready to take
on the challenge of winning the FIA World Touring Car ...
SEAT Sport Looks Ahead To The 2005 Season
The WTCC; a new challenge for SEAT Sport SEAT Sport is a company with 140
employees, who focus exclusively on competition driving. In 2005, they will
face the challenge of the newly created FIA World ...
Priaulx best-placed BMW driver in WTCC qualifying at Istanbul.
Istanbul (Turkey), 17th September 2005. In qualifying for the 15th round
of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) at Istanbul, BMW Team
UK's Andy Priaulx (GBR) finished ...
DAMAGED TYRE DENIES KLENKE FIRST POINTS
Oschersleben, August 28th, 2005. Ford Team Hotfiel Sport driver Thomas
Klenke narrowly missed out on the team's first ever drivers' points
during a hugely encouraging display at the seventh round of the...
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...
Team Ford Hotfiel Sport Gained valuable Experience in Monza
Team Ford Hotfiel Sport made the most out of its first appearance in a
major international touring car race. The team entered two Ford Focus RS
WTCC in the opening round of...