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Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
JAS Motorsport signs Fabrizio Giovanardi

JAS Motorsport signs Fabrizio Giovanardi

FABRIZIO GIOVANARDI WITH JAS IN THE WTCC! Fabrizio Giovanardi, three times European Super Touring Car Champion will take the wheel of the Honda Accord Euro R FIA Super 2000 in the brazilian round of the Touring Car World Championship...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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,...

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 ...

Sat 03 Jun 2006
Oschersleben: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

Oschersleben: BMW Motorsport qualifying notes

BMW driver Priaulx takes second pole of the year in qualifying thriller. Oschersleben (Germany), 03rd June 2006. In a gripping qualifying session, Andy Priaulx (GBR) of BMW Team UK clinched pole position for the seventh round of the FIA World ...

Fri 07 Apr 2006
Monza: JAS Motorsport race notes

Monza: JAS Motorsport race notes

The first act of the World Touring Car Champoinship 2006 took place last Sunday, April,2 in Monza. Finally JAS Motorsport could present the new version of their Honda Accord FIA Super 2000, which had been homologated by the FIA a few ...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-06-04

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-06-04

Ingolstadt, 04 June 2006 Audi Motorsport Newsletter Le Mans: Audi R10 TDI makes strong impression The Audi R10 TDI made a strong impression on its first laps on the "Circuit des 24 Heures" at Le Mans. All six Audi factory drivers were enthused...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-07-02

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 02 July 2006 DTM: Mattias Ekstrom wins at Brands Hatch Audi celebrated their second victory of the season in the fourth round of the DTM, held at Brands Hatch. Mattias Ekstrom won with a margin of 5.957...

Curitiba: Race one, two notes

Curitiba: Race one, two notes

Weather: in the early morning a thick fog delayed the warm-up by 15 minutes; later the sky cleared and the weather was sunny and dry. Attendance: 34,000 over the weekend. ANDY PRIAULX IS BACK ON SOLO LEAD SEAT and BMW won a race apiece on the...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Monza: Pre-race newsletter

Monza: Pre-race newsletter

FIA WTCC RACE OF ITALY READY TO START The new season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will get underway tomorrow morning at 9.00, when the 35 cars will hit the Monza track for the first free practice. As a prelude to the first round,...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Zanardi to test BMW Sauber
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Zanardi to test BMW Sauber

Alessandro Zanardi tests for the BMW Sauber F1 Team in Valencia. Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) makes his return to the cockpit of a Formula One car. On the occasion of the DELL Formula BMW World Final, the 40-year-old will take to the track at the ...

Sun 30 Jul 2006
Puebla: Round six preview

Puebla: Round six preview

DRIVERS RECEIVED BY THE MAYOR OF PUEBLA The WTCC drivers and cars went down a storm at the autograph session which took place at the Zocalo, Puebla's main square, yesterday afternoon. The queue to get close to the drivers went all the way around...

Fri 10 Mar 2006
Pre-season newsletter 2006-03-10

Pre-season newsletter 2006-03-10

ALEX ZANARDI OPENS PARALYMPIC GAMES Alessandro Zanardi was the guest star at the Opening Ceremony of the IX Paralympic Winter Games that took place today at Turin's Olympic Stadium. After already being involved in the Turin 2006 Olympic Winter...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
53rd Macau Grand Prix pre-race notes
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53rd Macau Grand Prix pre-race notes

As the countdown to the Grand Prix continues, keep track of the drivers and riders who are Macau-bound this month! Formula 3 Paul di Resta new Formula 3 Euro Series Champion Paul di Resta (ASM Formule 3) comes to Macau this month as the new ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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) ...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Valencia: Pre-race news and notes

Valencia: Pre-race news and notes

PROMOTIONAL DAY IN VALENCIA In the build up to the penultimate WTCC event in 2006, a day of promotional activities took place yesterday in the centre of Valencia. A press conference was held at the "Ciudad de los Artes y las ...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Curitiba: ROAL Motorsport race report

Curitiba: ROAL Motorsport race report

ZANARDI ON THE PODIUM AT CURITIBA Curitiba (Brazil), 02nd July 2006. At the FIA World Touring Car Championship's(WTCC) first appearance in South America, Andy Priaulx (GBR) of BMW Team UK secured his fourth win of the season. The reigning World...

Mon 22 May 2006
Brands Hatch: Race two results

Brands Hatch: Race two results

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Gap --- --- -------------------- -------------------- -------- -------- 1. 8 Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 16 2. 3 Rickard Rydell SEAT Leon ...

Fri 05 May 2006
2006 season newsletter 2006-05-05

2006 season newsletter 2006-05-05

NEXT STOP: BRANDS HATCH, ENGLAND The third race meeting of the 2006 FIA WTCC will happen at the Brands Hatch Circuit, located in Kent, some 30 km East of London City. Rounds 5 and 6 will be held on the 4.2-km Grand Prix track on May 20th and ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2006-10-15
DTM

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 2006-10-15

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 15 October 2006 Podium finish for Audi at Le Mans DTM: In front of 34,000 spectators, Tom Kristensen was the best Audi driver in the successful debut race of the DTM around the Circuit Bugatti at Le...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Curitiba: Qualifying quotes

Curitiba: Qualifying quotes

QUALIFYING QUOTES Augusto FARFUS N.technonogy, pole position "This is my home track but it is the first time I have raced here so I did my best because it is important to me to race in front of my family and friends. I did a great lap in ...

Mon 01 May 2006
Magny-Cours: Warm-up times

Magny-Cours: Warm-up times

Pos Car Driver Car Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --- ------------------- -------------------- ------ ---------- ------- ------- 1. 43 Dirk Muller BMW 320si 9 1:50.771 2. 42 Jorg...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

FIRST OUTING FOR THE NEW CIVIC The new Civic Type R FIA Gr.A engineered by JAS Motorsport had its first shake down at the Adria International Raceway on November,10. It was simply a shake down which took place in a friendly and ...

Mon 09 Oct 2006
Valencia: ROAL Motorsport race notes

Valencia: ROAL Motorsport race notes

Valencia (Spain), 08th October 2006. BMW Team Germany's Jörg Müller (GER) claimed victory in the 18th round of the FIA World Touring Car championship. While the 37-year-old secured his third win of the season, BMW Team Italy-Spain driver Duncan...

Mon 22 May 2006
Brands Hatch: SEAT Sport race notes

Brands Hatch: SEAT Sport race notes

Win puts SEAT Sport back on top Round 5 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship saw the SEAT Sport team claim not only its first victory of the year, but all 3 of the podium places. Heavy rain made driving conditions very difficult...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Fri 07 Jul 2006
Racing season newsletter 2006-07-07

Racing season newsletter 2006-07-07

NEXT STOP: PUEBLA-AMOZOC, MEXICO The first overseas event of the 2006 FIA WTCC season has just been put in the archives, and already a new one is impending. The 11th and 12th rounds of the championship will be held at the Autódromo Miguel E....

Sun 08 Oct 2006
Curitiba: Practice and qualifying notes

Curitiba: Practice and qualifying notes

PRACTICE 1 GIOVANARDI IS FASTEST Giovanardi is back with a vengeance. The Italian topped the timesheet in the first free practice session with a lap of 1:24.983 in his JAS Motorsport Honda Accord. He was the only driver to set a time below 1 ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

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 ...

Mon 09 Oct 2006
Valencia: Tom Coronel race notes

Valencia: Tom Coronel race notes

SEAT Team Holland driver Tom Coronel wins WTCC Independents Trophy 2006 With a 14 position overall and a third place in the privateer class Tom Coronel clinched the FIA WTCC Yokohama Independents Trophy 2006, the championship for drivers and...

Fri 14 Jul 2006
Racing season newsletter 2006-07-14

Racing season newsletter 2006-07-14

CHANGES TO THE PUEBLA-AMOZOC CIRCUIT Following the requests from the FIA Circuits Commission, the Miguel E. Abed circuit of Puebla-Amozoc has undergone a number of changes in the first portion of the track. The left-handed corner at the end of...

Tue 28 Mar 2006
Monza: JAS Motorsport preview

Monza: JAS Motorsport preview

Ryan Sharp with JAS Motorsport in the WTCC 2006 It's Ryan Sharp the second driver of JAS Motorsport in the WTCC 2006. The The 26-year old Scotsman has joined Pierre-Yves Corthals in the team, and will drive the second Honda Accord Euro ...

Fri 10 Mar 2006
Draco Racing Magny Cours preseason test notes

Draco Racing Magny Cours preseason test notes

- Augusto Farfus at Magny Course for a development test session - The brazilian driver and his squad have started,this morning, the development test session before the start of the 2006 WTCC championship. Some technical solution had to be ...