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Sun 10 Dec 2006
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....

Series newsletter 2006-05-25

Series newsletter 2006-05-25

From England the FIA WTCC is now heading for the Oschersleben Motorsport Arena, located in the German region of Bode, a few km West of Magdeburg. The championship lands in Germany with SEAT leading both, the Drivers' (Yvan Muller, Rydell and ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
BMW celebrates in Switzerland
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BMW celebrates in Switzerland

From the BMW Sauber F1 Team's perspective, Switzerland is far from neutral territory but actually home from home. Around 500 guests from around the world celebrated the successes of the 2006 season at the BMW Motorsport Party held in Flims ...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
BMW signs Augusto Farfus for 2007

BMW signs Augusto Farfus for 2007

BMW signs Augusto Farfus for the 2007 WTCC season. Munich, 01st December 2006. BMW has signed Augusto Farfus (BRA) as a works driver for the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The 23-year-old is going to contest the 2007 season at the wheel of...

Post-season newsletter 2006-12-01

Post-season newsletter 2006-12-01

BMW SIGN FARFUS FOR 2007 WTCC BMW signed Augusto Farfus as a works driver for the 2007 FIA WTCC. The 23-year-old Brazilian will contest the next season at the wheel of a Schnitzer Motorsport BMW 320si alongside Jörg Müller. "I'm delighted...

Sat 25 Nov 2006
Season ending newsletter 2006-11-24

Season ending newsletter 2006-11-24

RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR THE MACAU EVENT The Macau Grand Prix Committee announced a record attendance for the event that included the 53rd Macau Grand Prix, the 40th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix and the WTCC Guia Race of Macau. Over 40,000 ...

Macau: JAS Motorsport race notes

Macau: JAS Motorsport race notes

JAS MOTORSPORT BACK TO THE TOP IN MACAU GIOVANARDI CLAIMS 4TH PLACE IN THE LAST EVENT OF WTCC 2006 Happy end for JAS Motorsport in the WTCC 2006:the last event in Macau saw an outstanding performance by the three times european champion...

ROAL Motorsport to attend Blolgna Motor Show

ROAL Motorsport to attend Blolgna Motor Show

BOLOGNA MOTOR SHOW - PREVIEW 23/11/2006 -- After the success obtained in the WTCC championship, the BMW Team Italy-Spain is about to conclude the 2006 agonistic season at Bologna Motor Show, in occasion of the Bomb Boogie Eurotouring ...

Thu 23 Nov 2006
Macau: RML race notes

Macau: RML race notes

HUFF (9th) AND MENU (10th) BRING HOME TWO FINISHES Bad luck until the end in Macau, as the three Chevrolets are involved in accidents MACAU - It was written somewhere that this was not going to be Chevrolet's year in Macau. Despite showing an ...

Tue 21 Nov 2006
Macau: Amended qualifying notes

Macau: Amended qualifying notes

BEST TIME DISALLOWED FOR ANDRE' COUTO SEAT Sport's Macau driver André Couto had his best qualifying time disallowed because he failed to stop at the weighing bay. Couto who had posted the 18th fastest lap will therefore be demoted to the 20th...

Macau: Tom Coronel race notes

Macau: Tom Coronel race notes

Tom Coronel impresses at Macau. SEAT Team Holland coureur Tom Coronel ended his season in the FIA World Touringcar Championship with a place on the podium. Coronel started the first race of the day in sixth place and eventually ended up in 7th...

Mon 20 Nov 2006
Macau: ROAL Motorsport race notes

Macau: ROAL Motorsport race notes

Andy Priaulx (GBR) is the old and new World Touring Car Champion. At the FIA WTCC's season finale in Macau, the BMW Team UK driver added a fifth win to his tally in race one and finished fifth in the second round. With 73 points under his belt, he...

Macau GP second race summary

Macau GP second race summary

Priaulx takes title as Muller wins race Jorg Muller dominated the second FIA World Touring Car Championship race at Macau but it was not enough to prevent BMW teammate Andy Priaulx from taking his second successive world crown. Muller moved to...

Macau GP first race summary

Macau GP first race summary

Priaulx takes victory in race one Andy Priaulx converted his pole position into a dominant victory in the first FIA World Touring Car Championship race at Macau to seize the lead of the title chase. The BMW driver made a good start from pole...

Macau: SEAT Sport race report

Macau: SEAT Sport race report

Thrilling climax to the season for SEAT Sport After a series of 20 races that spanned the globe, the SEAT Sport team rounded off the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship by finishing as runner-up in the Manufacturers' series, just 19 points...

Macau: Post-race quotes

Macau: Post-race quotes

ROUNDS 19 & 20 RACE QUOTES Andy PRIAULX BMW Team UK, 1st in Race 1, 5th in Race 2 2006 FIA World Touring Car Champion "I am nearly numb with emotion. The pressure was massive on me coming here. The second race was the hardest one I have ever...

Macau: Race one, two notes

Macau: Race one, two notes

ANDY PRIAULX AND BMW ARE WORLD CHAMPIONS AGAIN The 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship came to an end at Macau with two races full of drama in front of fully packed grandstands. Both Andy Priaulx and BMW retained their world titles in the ...

Macau: Race two results

Macau: Race two results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 42 Jorg Muller BMW 320si 11 2. 12 Yvan Muller SEAT Leon ...

Macau: Race one results

Macau: Race one results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 1 Andy Priaulx BMW 320si 9 2. 41 Duncan Huisman BMW 320si ...

Macau: Warm up times

Macau: Warm up times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 20 Tom Coronel SEAT Leon 6 2:34.575 2. ...

Sun 19 Nov 2006
2006 Final standings

2006 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Name Points --- ------------------------------ -------- 1. A. Priaulx 73 2. J. Muller 72 3. A. Farfus Jr 64 ...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Macau GP qualifying summry

Macau GP qualifying summry

Priaulx take pole position after wet qualifying Andy Priaulx captured pole position for the FIA World Touring Car Championship series finale at Macau on Friday after a brilliant effort in the rain hit qualifying session. The BMW...

Macau GP second practice summry

Macau GP second practice summry

Priaulx tops final practice session Reigning FIA World Touring Car Champion Andy Priaulx showed just how well prepared he is for the Macau season finale by topping the times in Friday's final free practice...

Macau: Practice two times

Macau: Practice two times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ---------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 1 Andy Priaulx BMW 320si 9 2:34.335 2. ...