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Thu 12 Apr 2007
Series to switch to Bio-fuel by 2009

Series to switch to Bio-fuel by 2009

FIA WTCC to run on BIO-FUEL In one of the first developments of its kind the FIA World Touring Car Championship (FIA WTCC) is set to run on bio-fuel from 2009 after the FIA World Motor Sport Council gave unanimous support for ...

Fri 30 Mar 2007
Russian team to compete in 2007

Russian team to compete in 2007

THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING. For the first time ever a Russian racing team will take part in an FIA World Championship. Russian Bears Motorsport entered three BMW 320i cars in the second meeting of the World Touring Car Championship that will take...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
ROAL Motorsport 2008 drivers announced

ROAL Motorsport 2008 drivers announced

Zanardi and Porteiro with BMW Team Italy-Spain in 2008 too Alessandro Zanardi and Felix Porteiro will defend BMW Team Italy-Spain colours in the 2008 season of the WTCC. For the Italian driver this will be the fifth consecutive season with the...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Racing for Belgium from Megane Trophy to Seat
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Racing for Belgium from Megane Trophy to Seat

Racing For Belgium closes a chapter and announces a new era Racing For Belgium closed a chapter this last weekend. The Bornem based team competed in its last World Series by Renault Megane Trophy meeting in Barcelona, a championship which saw...

Mon 24 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: Tom Coronel race one, two report

Brands Hatch: Tom Coronel race one, two report

Coronel earns final championship point the hard way The British racing track of Brands Hatch set the scene of the 17th and 18th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Of course Tom Coronel and his orange-black SEAT Leon, prepared by...

Sun 26 Aug 2007
Oschersleben: BMW race one, two summary

Oschersleben: BMW race one, two summary

Oschersleben (Germany), 26th August 2007. Augusto Farfus (BRA) of BMW Team Germany claimed victory in the 16th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the "Motorsport Arena Oschersleben", he crossed the line as winner ahead of BMW Team...

Sun 03 Jun 2007
Pau: N.Technololy race one notes

Pau: N.Technololy race one notes

TRAFFIC JAM IN PAU Today's first race for the N.Technology Alfa Romeo team was ruled by the traffic on the streets of Pau in round seven of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. British driver James Thompson spent most of the race within...

Sat 17 Feb 2007
SEAT Sport testing update 2007-02-16

SEAT Sport testing update 2007-02-16

SEAT SPORT CONTINUES PREPARATION ON THE LEON WTCC Working especially on starts and May's race in Valencia The SEAT Sport team is continuing their pre-season work according to the schedules established at the end of last season. The whole team ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Macau: Tiago Monterio preview

Macau: Tiago Monterio preview

On the road to Macau Tiago Monteiro will battle it out this weekend in the last two races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) on the Guia circuit, as part of the 54th Macau Grand Prix. For Tiago Monteiro, the trip to the former...

Sun 06 May 2007
Zandvoort: SEAT Sport race notes

Zandvoort: SEAT Sport race notes

THE FIRST VICTORY OF 2007 THE FIRST VICTORY OF 2007 SEAT returns to win in the FIA World Touring Car Championship The Spanish brand has achieved its first victory of the 2007 WTCC season at the Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands.

Tue 09 Oct 2007
Monza: SEAT Sport race one, two report

Monza: SEAT Sport race one, two report

SEAT Leon TDI dominates WTCC race at Monza with pole and two wins Click here to return to the list of news items The SEAT Leon TDI dominated the FIA World Touring Car Championship race meeting at Monza in Italy today, with Yvan Muller qualifying...

Tue 02 Oct 2007
Monza: N.Technology preview

Monza: N.Technology preview

ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AS N.TECHNOLOGY HEADS TO MONZA James Thompson may be British born but the FIA World Touring Car Championship race winner says N.Technology Alfa Romeo's Latin flair has rubbed off, giving him extra incentive for the...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
Anderstorp: Tiago Monteiro race one, two report

Anderstorp: Tiago Monteiro race one, two report

Tiago Monteiro shines at wet Anderstorp! A Pole Position, a second place in the first race, and the best comeback in the second race! For the second time in the six meetings of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in which he has...

Wed 25 Jul 2007
Anderstorp: BMW Motorsport preview

Anderstorp: BMW Motorsport preview

WTCC pays a visit to Sweden - Ekblom on the starting grid for BMW. Munich: Set to take place in Anderstorp, the next two races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will see the BMW national teams reinforced by the addition of Frederik...

Anderstorp: N.Technology preview

Anderstorp: N.Technology preview

N.TECHNOLOGY BACK ON WINNING GROUND N.Technology Alfa Romeo is aiming for strong results next weekend in Anderstorp, Sweden as the Italian team returns to familiar ground for rounds 13 and 14 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
N.Technology and Alfa Romeo part ways

N.Technology and Alfa Romeo part ways

FINAL ALFA GOODBYE AND THANKS FROM N.TECHNOLOGY Following 18 years of successful partnership, next week's 32nd edition of the Bologna Motor Show will see the end of N.Technology's sporting activities with Alfa Romeo and the ...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
BMW announces driver line-up for 2008

BMW announces driver line-up for 2008

BMW national team driver line-up confirmed for 2008 season. Munich, 12th November 2007. Prior to the season finale of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau (MAC), BMW has already laid down the foundations for success in the coming...

Sun 07 Oct 2007
Monza: BMW Motorsport qualifying report

Monza: BMW Motorsport qualifying report

Farfus and Porteiro claim top-ten grid positions for BMW in Monza. In qualifying for the 19th round of the 207 FIA World Touring Car Championship in Monza, Augusto Farfus (BRA) from BMW Team Germany finished sixth, thus being the best-placed BMW...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Chevrolet Confirms WTCC until 2010 with RML

Chevrolet Confirms WTCC until 2010 with RML

Chevrolet Europe has re-signed an agreement with UK-based Ray Mallock Limited to extend the current agreement and WTCC commitment beyond the 2007 season. Under the agreement works Chevrolets will be entered in all rounds of the FIA World Touring...

Thu 27 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: Tiago Monteiro race one, two report

Brands Hatch: Tiago Monteiro race one, two report

Tiago Monteiro was delighted at the chance to get acquainted with the long version of the Brands Hatch circuit this weekend for the 9th meeting of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Once he got started on the historic English track, ...

Mon 24 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: N.Technology race two report

Brands Hatch: N.Technology race two report

N.TECHNOLOGY ALFA ROMEO SECURE 5TH IN CHAMPIONSHIP N.Technology Alfa Romeo's James Thompson delivered a crowd pleaser at Brands Hatch today, finishing on the podium for his home fans and consolidating fifth in the FIA World Touring Car ...

Sun 23 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: N. Technology qualifying report

Brands Hatch: N. Technology qualifying report

N.TECHNOLOGY ALFA ROMEO DENIED POLE AT THE 11TH HOUR Thompson led the way at Brands Hatch today Today's FIA World Touring Car Championship time sheets were dominated by N.Technology Alfa Romeo's James Thompson right up until the last minute of...

Brands Hatch: Series qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Series qualifying report

MENU CLAIMS LAST GASP POLE Alain Menu has claimed his fourth pole position of the season for Chevrolet. The Swiss man stole pole from the grasp of James Thompson who set a superb 1:33.032 on his first flying lap.The field had a task on their...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Oschersleben: Tiago Monteiro preview

Oschersleben: Tiago Monteiro preview

The FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) resumes competition this weekend following a four-week break. The Oschersleben circuit, located some 30 kilometers from Magdeburg, Germany, will be the setting for the 15th and 16th legs of the ...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
Brno: RML race notes

Brno: RML race notes

LARINI BACK UP TO FOURTH POSITION IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP Nicola Scores Good Points In Brno While Bad Luck and Race Incidents Hamper Alain Menu and Rob Huff's Day BRNO (ROUND 9 & 10) The seven points gained in the Czech round of the WTCC allow...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
Series newsletter 2007-10-19

Series newsletter 2007-10-19

TITLE CONTENDERS ON MAXIMUM BALLAST All the six drivers who are still in contention to secure the world champion's crown will be carrying the maximum 60kg ballast on board their cars at Macau: Andy Priaulx, Yvan Muller, Augusto Farfus, James ...

Tue 09 Oct 2007
Monza: Racing for Belgium race one, two report

Monza: Racing for Belgium race one, two report

Miguel Freitas back in the points The Italian Monza circuit was the tenth meeting of the season for the WTCC-troops. Following on from a difficult summer, Monza represented a new start for Racing For Belgium. The Belgian team headed off down to...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Monza: SEAT will run three disels

Monza: SEAT will run three disels

SEAT SPORT'S FINAL EUROPEAN PUSH IN RACE FOR WTCC MANUFACTURERS' AND DRIVERS' TITLES Tarquini to make it three SEAT Leon TDIs at Monza For his home race meeting at Monza, SEAT Sport's Italian driver Gabriele Tarquini will switch from the ...

Wed 26 Sep 2007
Brands Hatch: RML race one, two report

Brands Hatch: RML race one, two report

Fourth win for Alain whilst Rob takes a third A peerless performance from Alain Menu at Brands Hatch saw him take his fourth win in the 2007 World Touring Car Championship, and RML Chevrolet's sixth of the season. In the autumnal sunshine he...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Oschersleben: Seat Sport qualifying report

Oschersleben: Seat Sport qualifying report

SEAT SPORT DOMINATES WTCC QUALIFYING IN GERMANY 1-2-3 for SEAT Sport in Oschersleben qualifying SEAT Sport has qualified 1-2-3 for a round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the very first time today. Gabriele Tarquini set a ...

Sun 08 Jul 2007
Porto: Qualifying report

Porto: Qualifying report

CHEVROLET MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP Chevrolet couldn't have had a better result in qualifying after achieving a 1-2-3. Alain Menu, Robert Huff and Nicola Larini all posted their best times (2:06.927, 2:07.687 and 2:07.731) within seconds, towards the...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
Brno: Tiago Monteiro race report

Brno: Tiago Monteiro race report

30 kilos is too much! No one can be expected to do the impossible. Two weeks after being the most successful driver at Pau, Tiago Monteiro arrived at the Brno (Czech Republic) circuit severely handicapped by the 30 additional kilos of ballast on...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Macau: N.Technology preview

Macau: N.Technology preview

N.TECHNOLOGY TITLE CHANCES BOLSTERED BY GUEST DRIVER With everything to play for as the FIA World Touring Car Championship enters its closing stages in Macau next weekend, N.Technology Alfa Romeo has brought in local driver Andre Couto to...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
Series Brands Hatch pre-event news 2007-09-07

Series Brands Hatch pre-event news 2007-09-07

ROUTE TO: BRANDS HATCH, UK The 17th and 18th rounds of the FIA WTCC will take place in two weeks at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit, located some 30 km South East of London. It is the second consecutive year the FIA WTCC visits the Kent ...

Fri 20 Jul 2007
SEAT to run diesel at Anderstorp

SEAT to run diesel at Anderstorp

SEAT IN SWEDEN WITH TWO DIESEL CARS SEAT will be the first Manufacturer to run diesel-powered cars in the FIA World Touring Car Championship.The Spanish company announced today that next week in Anderstorp Jordi Gene and Yvan Muller will drive...

Wed 13 Jun 2007
Brno: ROAL MOtorsport preview

Brno: ROAL MOtorsport preview

BMW Team-Italy Spain aiming at Brno's podium 13/06/2007 - Leaving at its back all Pau's city traps, the World Touring Car Championship moves to Brno for the Czech Republic round of the season. On this very track, Alessandro Zanardi ended race...