Filters 2006

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most recent WTCC news articles:

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

Post-season Newsletter 2006-12-09

PRIAULX CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION BY THE FIA Andy Priaulx has been officially titled 2006 FIA World Touring Car Champion, during the traditional FIA prize giving gala last night in Monaco. In the sumptuous setting of the Sporting d'Ete's Salle des...

Istanbul: GM Racing race notes

Istanbul: GM Racing race notes

CHEVROLET CONTINUES PODIUM FINISH STREAK Chevrolet driver, Nicola Larini joined his team mates as a WTCC podium finisher by finishing third in the second of the Istanbul races, today. It is Chevrolet's fourth podium finish (of which two wins)...

Istanbul: JAS Motorsport race notes

Istanbul: JAS Motorsport race notes

The 8th round of the Wtcc 2006 took place in Turkey at the Istanbul park During the free practice sessions Pierre-Yves learned the track and worked to find the right setup. The car showed immediately all the potentials;Pierre had the fastest...

Standings after Istanbul

Standings after Istanbul

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 58 2. G. Tarquini 57 3. R. Rydell 54 ...

Istanbul: Race one, two notes

Istanbul: Race one, two notes

Weather: overcast with a dry track until the end of Race 1; then a thunderstorm flooded the track and delayed the start for the second race by nearly two hours. TARQUINI AND RYDELL CLOSE IN ON PRIAULX BMW and SEAT shared honours and victories...

Istanbul: Post-race quotes

Istanbul: Post-race quotes

ROUNDS 15 & 16 RACE QUOTES Gabriele TARQUINI SEAT Sport Italia, 3rd in Race 1, 1st in Race 2 "I hoped to be faster in the first race but unfortunately the BMW was quicker and the best I could achieve was third. I changed tactics for this event...

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport race notes

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport race notes

Zanardi takes another win in the WTCC at the wheel of a BMW 320si. Istanbul (Turkey), 24th September 2006. Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) of BMW Team Italy-Spain won the 15th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the wheel of his BMW...

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-09-24
DTM

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-09-24

Motorsport Newsletter 19/2006 Ingolstadt, 24 September 2006 Audi driver Tomczyk celebrates first DTM victory DTM: 42,000 spectators witnessed in the first ever Spanish DTM race at Barcelona a spectacular battle between Audi and Mercedes-Benz,...

Istanbul: SEAT Sport race notes

Istanbul: SEAT Sport race notes

Tarquini and Terting take top two in Turkey Following the two Turkish rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, SEAT Sport is back in the lead of the Manufacturers' series and SEAT Sport drivers occupy 3 of the top 5 places in ...

Istanbul: Race two results

Istanbul: Race two results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 2 Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Leon 10 2. 10 Peter Terting SEAT Leon ...

Istanbul: Race one results

Istanbul: Race one results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 10 2. 3 Rickard Rydell SEAT Leon ...

Istanbul: Warm-up times

Istanbul: Warm-up times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 8 2:06.866 2. ...

Istanbul: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

Istanbul: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

Turkish delight for Rydell and SEAT Sport Rickard Rydell's SEAT Sport Leon will start Round 15 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship from pole position, after the experienced Swede perfectly judged the Turkish weather. Dark clouds were ...

Istanbul: Qualifying quotes

Istanbul: Qualifying quotes

Rickard RYDELL SEAT Sport Sverige, pole position "Three poles in eight qualifying sessions aren't bad! The car has been quite good all weekend and we felt we had a lot more potential than we showed in free practice. I haven't had the best of luck...

Istanbul: Practice and qualifying notes

Istanbul: Practice and qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 BMW ITALY-SPAIN MAKE 1-2 BMW Team Italy-Spain reigned in the first free practice session at Istanbul. In fact, the last few minutes turned into a battle between team-mates Duncan Huisman and Alex Zanardi. Huisman set a time of...

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

BMW driver Alessandro Zanardi takes second grid position in Istanbul. Istanbul (Turkey), 23rd September 2006. In the qualifying session for the 15th round of the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship, Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) of BMW Team ...

Istanbul: Qualifying times

Istanbul: Qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 3 Rickard Rydell SEAT Leon 4 2:06.289 2. ...

Istanbul: Practice two times

Istanbul: Practice two times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 12 2:06.415 2. ...

Istanbul: Practice one times

Istanbul: Practice one times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si 12 2:06.624 2. ...

JAS Motorsport adds new partner

JAS Motorsport adds new partner

HI TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS WITH JAS IN THE WTCC While the WTCC 2006 is turning to the end, having completed the seventh round in Brno, JAS Motorsport has further increased the number of technical partners which are contributing to the development...

Racing season newsletter 2006-09-15

Racing season newsletter 2006-09-15

PRIAULX AGAIN ON MAXIMUM HANDICAP Andy Priaulx not only regained the championship lead in Brno, but also the maximum handicap weight. The reigning world champion will carry 80 extra kilos in Istanbul, which he previously did in Puebla. Only...

Istanbul: Rounds 17, 18 preview

Istanbul: Rounds 17, 18 preview

OKAY: I'M EXCITED TO RACE IN THE WTCC Ibrahim Okyay, who joins the WTCC for the race of Turkey, has spoken of his excitement to race alongside the world's most talented touring car drivers. "To race in front of my home crowd in Turkey is nothing...

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport preview

Istanbul: BMW Motorsport preview

BMW and Andy Priaulx travel to Turkey as Championship leaders. Munich, 18th September 2006. This weekend, the drivers of the BMW national teams head into the final part of the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). At the "Istanbul...

Standings after Brno

Standings after Brno

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 58 2. J. Thompson 49 3. A. Farfus Jr 46 ...

Racing season newsletter 2006-09-09

Racing season newsletter 2006-09-09

NINE RACE WINNERS AND TEN LEAD CHANGES SO FAR The 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship is heading to Istanbul, Turkey, for the eighth race meeting of the season that will take place at the Istanbulpark on September 23rd and 24th. With 14 ...

Brno: Post-race quotes

Brno: Post-race quotes

Robert HUFF Chevrolet, 8th in Race 1, 1st in Race 2 "Last night the thought of being on the podium was pretty unrealistic because I started Race 1 from 24th. But I worked my way up to 8th and had pole. I made my best start of the season but I was...

Brno: Race one, two notes

Brno: Race one, two notes

ANDY PRIAULX BACK IN THE LEAD WITH A 9-POINT MARGIN Jörg Müller of BMW Team Germany and Robert Huff of Chevrolet shared victories in the seventh meeting of the 2006 FIA WTCC. Huff's result makes it nine different winners so far this ...

Brno: SEAT Sport race notes

Brno: SEAT Sport race notes

More podiums and more points for SEAT Sport The two Czech rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship saw Yvan Muller score a pair of 3rd place finishes for the SEAT Sport team, while both Jordi Gene and Peter Terting also scored points....

Brno: RML race notes

Brno: RML race notes

RML Wins Again! Huff Scores Historic Come-From-Behind Win: From 24th To 1st Chevrolet driver Rob Huff scored his maiden WTCC win in Brno, today, having started in 24th position on the grid. Never before in the history of the World Touring Car...

Brno: BMW Motorsport race notes

Brno: BMW Motorsport race notes

Jorg Muller wins for BMW at Brno - Priaulx regains Championship lead. Brno (Czech Republic), 03rd September 2006. Jorg Muller (GER) of BMW Team Germany is the winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship's 13th round at Brno. On his 37th ...

Brno: Race two results

Brno: Race two results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 6 Robert Huff Chevrolet Lacetti 10 2. 1 Andy Priaulx BMW 320si ...

Audi Newsletter 2006-09-03

Audi Newsletter 2006-09-03

Capello/McNish clinch ALMS title early ALMS: Historical triumph for Dindo Capello and Allan McNish: With a victory at Mosport (Canada) at the wheel of their Audi R10 TDI, they clinched the drivers' title of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) ...

Brno: Race one results

Brno: Race one results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320si 10 2. 4 Alessandro Zanardi BMW 320si ...

Brno: Warmup times

Brno: Warmup times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 1 Andy Priaulx BMW 320si 8 2:13.280 2. ...

Brno: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

Brno: SEAT Sport qualifying notes

The heat's on: Tarquini on pole for SEAT Sport Today's 30-minute qualifying session for Round 13 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship saw Italy's Gabriele Tarquini secure his second pole position for the SEAT Sport team. Rear-wheel-drive...

Brno: Practice and qualifying notes

Brno: Practice and qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 JORDI GENE STAYS ON TOP SEAT Sport driver Jordi Gene emerged again like in yesterday's testing as the fastest in a calm free practice session. He completed a lap of the Brno circuit in 2:12.119 ahead of Jorg Muller for BMW Team...