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Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Brno: Post-qualifying quotes

Brno: Post-qualifying quotes

Gabriele TARQUINI SEAT Sport Italy, pole position "I know this track very well, I was here for its official inauguration 19 years ago. The track is exactly the same; it hasn't had to be improved over the years because it was excellent to start...

Brno: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Brno: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Jorg Muller starts from first row in Brno - Zanardi takes third place. Brno (Czech Republic), 02nd September 2006. Jorg Muler (GER) of BMW Team Germany secured second place on the grid for round 13 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At...

Brno: Qualifying times

Brno: Qualifying times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 2 Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Leon 6 2:12.286 2. ...

Brno: Practice two times

Brno: Practice two times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320si 12 2:14.141 2. ...

Brno: Practice one times

Brno: Practice one times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 9 Jordi Gene SEAT Leon 9 2:12.119 2. ...

Brno: Friday test day notes

Brno: Friday test day notes

TESTING FASTEST TIME FOR GENE The test session got underway at Brno with grey clouds threatening rain. Jordi Gene posted the best time of 2:12.547 behind the wheel of his SEAT Leon with a few minutes remaining. The next two best times were set...

Brno: Friday test notes

Brno: Friday test notes

TESTING FASTEST TIME FOR GENE The test session got underway at Brno with grey clouds threatening rain. Jordi Gene posted the best time of 2:12.547 behind the wheel of his SEAT Leon with a few minutes remaining. The next two best times were set...

Jaime Puig named FIA Manufacturers' Committee president

Jaime Puig named FIA Manufacturers' Committee president

SEAT SPORT DIRECTOR TO TAKE UP NEW POST IN JANUARY Jaime Puig, new President of the FIA Manufacturers' Committee SEAT Sport Director Jaime Puig, 48, has been responsible for SEAT's competition racing activities since 1996. He was...

Brno: ROAL Motorsport preview

Brno: ROAL Motorsport preview

BMW ITALY-SPAIN'S GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR BRNO RACE AND INTEREST FOR ROAL MOTORSPORT IN THE NEW N.T07 CHAMPIONSHIP 30 August 2006 - After the summer break the World Touring Car Championship will be back this weekend at the Czech Republic circuit...

Brno: Round seven preview

Brno: Round seven preview

28 CARS ENTERED IN THE CZECH MEETING 28 cars have been entered in the FIA World Touring Car Championship's seventh meeting of the season that will take place this weekend at Brno in the Czech Republic. Germany based independent team...

Brno: BMW preview

Brno: BMW preview

World Touring Car Championship makes its Czech comeback. Munich, 28th August 2006. For the time being at least, the BMW national teams in the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) don't have to cope with further overseas races. Following the ...

Brno: SEAT Sport preview

Brno: SEAT Sport preview

SEAT Sport set to Czech out the opposition Following the FIA World Touring Car Championship's two race meetings on the American continent, the series returns to Europe for a pair of races at Brno in the Czech Republic on Sunday, September 3rd....