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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 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...

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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
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 ...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Oschersleben: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport Saturday notes

Oschersleben: Team Ford Hotfiel Sport Saturday notes

TEAM FORD HOTFIEL SPORT PRODUCES BEST PERFORMANCE OF YEAR IN QUALIFYING FOR HOME RACE OSCHERSLEBEN, August 27th, 2005. Team Ford Hotfiel Sport made a big leap forward in qualifying with its Ford Focus WTCC cars prior to Sunday's seventh round of...

Tue 03 May 2005
Magny-Cours: Tom Coronel race notes

Magny-Cours: Tom Coronel race notes

Eventful weekend for Tom Coronel and SEAT Team Holland Hardly ever was a race weekend as eventful as the one at Magny Cours last weekend. The French track set the stage for the third and fourth round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship...

Tue 05 Apr 2005
No track activities on Friday at Monza

No track activities on Friday at Monza

The FIA, the championship promoters and the Event promoter have unanimously agreed to cancel all track activities on Friday, 8th April at the Monza Circuit. The decision was taken out of respect for the national mourning day, declared by the...

Sun 27 Mar 2005
Pre-season newsletter 2005-03-25

Pre-season newsletter 2005-03-25

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 ...

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...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
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,...

Mon 21 Feb 2005
2005 newsletter 2005-02-18

2005 newsletter 2005-02-18

WORKS IN PROGRESS AT PUEBLA Works are quickly progressing in Puebla in order to rebuild the Autodromo Miguel E. Abed that will host the ninth and thenth rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship on 26 June 2005. The circuit, located ...

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 ...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
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...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
Valencia: SEAT Sport preview

Valencia: SEAT Sport preview

SEAT Sport to race three Leóns in Spain SEAT Sport will celebrate its home rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship by fielding an all-new León line-up for the first time. Jordi Gené was given the honour of racing the stunning new...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
2005 World Touring Car Championship calendar

2005 World Touring Car Championship calendar

FIA Touring Car World Championship Calendar <pre> Date Country Event name Circuit name 10/04 I Monza Monza 01/05 F Magny-Cours Magny-Cours 15/05 GB ...

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...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
Post-Monza newsletter

Post-Monza newsletter

HUGE INTEREST IN THE NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The first event of the new FIA World Touring Car Championship last Sunday in Monza, aroused a lot of interest from both the fans and the media. The 40,000 spectators who gathered on the grandstands ...

Sat 12 Feb 2005
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 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 ...

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...

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...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Valencia: JAS Motorsport race notes

Valencia: JAS Motorsport race notes

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 Spanish circuit. JAS Motorsport was back with two Honda ...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Istanbul qualifying results

Istanbul qualifying results

Pos Car Driver Nat Team Car Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- --- ------------------------ -------------------- -------- ------- ------- 1. 2 Gabriele Tarquini ITA Alfa...

Sun 31 Jul 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-07-31

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-07-31

Ingolstadt, 31 July 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 13/2005 ALMS 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 Series ...

Mon 30 May 2005
Imola: SEAT Sport race report

Imola: SEAT Sport race report

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...

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 ...

Fri 27 May 2005
Imola: Pre-race notes

Imola: Pre-race notes

ALFA ROMEO RACING TEAM WITHDREW APPEAL Alfa Romeo Racing Team did not confirm the appeal they had lodged on Sunday 15th May in Silverstone, against the decision taken by the Stewards on the incident that involved Gabriele Tarquini and SEAT...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Michelin pleased with season start
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Michelin pleased with season start

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...

Sat 05 Mar 2005
RML Spain testing summary

RML Spain testing summary

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...

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...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Oschersleben: Saturday notes

Oschersleben: Saturday notes

Weather: mostly sunny, with a dry track. PRACTICE 1 - FUNKE'S FORD FOCUS ON TOP Michael Funke was the surprise name that shot to the top of the timesheet at the start of first free practice and it remained there for the entire session....