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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
ANDY PRIAULX BACK IN THE LEAD WITH A 9-POINT MARGIN
JÃ¶rg MÃ¼ller 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 ...
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....
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...
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 ...
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) ...
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...
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...