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Sat 22 Dec 2007
2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

2008 FIA WTCC calendar (revised)

<pre> Round Date Country Venue 1&2 March 2 BRAZIL Curitiba 3&4 April 6 MEXICO Puebla Amozoc 5&6 May 18 SPAIN Valencia 7&8 June 1 FRANCE ...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
SEAT Sport keeps Tiago Monteiro for 2008

SEAT Sport keeps Tiago Monteiro for 2008

SEAT Sport renews its confidence in Tiago Monteiro for the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) Tiago Monteiro will be part of SEAT Sport's main assets in the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). The Oporto born driver will...

Series newsletter 2007-12-08

Series newsletter 2007-12-08

WTCC CALENDAR APPROVED BY WMSC During their meeting held yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council have approved the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar. The series will start at Curitiba, Brazil, on March 2nd and...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
YCC Art Project For Chevrolet WTCC Livery

YCC Art Project For Chevrolet WTCC Livery

ART CONTEST CHOOSES DECORATING A LACETTI WTC AS ONE OF ITS 2008 THEMES "Young? Creative? Chevrolet!" In 2008 the Chevrolet WTCC team will be closely associated with "Young? Creative? Chevrolet!", the art contest promoted by Chevrolet. One of...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Alex Zanardi news 2007-12-01

Alex Zanardi news 2007-12-01

Engines off... but Sandrino still on Engines are already switched off but the good Sandrino is still on. In this moment I am in Munich and I will shortly take part to the usual BMW party concluding the season. In a few days I will go back to...

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 ...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
Marco Melandri with N.Technology for Eurotouring event

Marco Melandri with N.Technology for Eurotouring event

N.TECHNOLOGY BRINGING MOTOGP AND WTCC TOGETHER MotoGP star Marco Melandri will join N.Technology in the 32nd edition of the Bologna Motor Show on 8-9 December, racing in the Nivea For Men Eurotouring event alongside James Thompson. The ...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
BMW interview with champion Andy Priaulx

BMW interview with champion Andy Priaulx

Only one week after celebrating his third consecutive title in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, BMW Team UK's Andy Priaulx (GBR) is a visitor at the Formula BMW World Final. In Valencia (ESP) he is following the exciting contest with 35...

Mon 26 Nov 2007
Series newsletter 2007-11-23

Series newsletter 2007-11-23

RECORD CROWD ATTENDED MACAU EVENT A record crowd attended the 54th Macau Grand Prix event that included the FIA WTCC finale. According to the figures released by the Macau Grand Prix Committee last Monday, 55,000 spectators gathered on the ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Macau: Tiago Monteiro weekend summary

Macau: Tiago Monteiro weekend summary

Tiago finishes a great 4th in the season final at Macau Tiago Monteiro was one of the main protagonists in the final weekend of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), held on the Guia Circuit, at Macau. The Portuguese SEAT Sport driver...

Racing For Belgium 2007 season review

Racing For Belgium 2007 season review

RFB WTCC - A review of 2007 and a preview of 2008 Racing For Belgium not only began a new era this season, but also closed one. The Bornem based team competed in its first ever WTCC, but in October on the track at Barcelona competed in its last...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
Macau: RML Sunday races report

Macau: RML Sunday races report

RML Chevrolet rules the streets Alain Menu completed a record-breaking World Touring Car season for RML Chevrolet with his fifth pole position and victory of 2007 through the torturous Macau streets. Team-mates Rob Huff and Nicola Larini...

Macau: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

Macau: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

Champions (but things could have gone better for me...)! Dear friends, The Macau weekend finished and an unlucky season with it. It is something that happens. At the end of the day I think that the highest point of the season was the New York...

Macau: BMW Sunday races report

Macau: BMW Sunday races report

BMW and Andy Priaulx successfully defend their WTCC titles in Macau. Andy Priaulx (GBR) of BMW Team UK claimed his third consecutive drivers' title in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At Macau's "Guia Circuit", he secured a perfect...

Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

SEAT-driver Tom Coronel ends FIA-WTCC season with a fifth place The final round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship 2007 unfolded as a real thriller. At the start of the first of the two races there were still six drivers in contention for...

Sun 18 Nov 2007
Macau: ROAL Motorsport Sunday races report

Macau: ROAL Motorsport Sunday races report

BMW 320si number 4 Driver: Alex Zanardi Qualifying: 10th (2.32.493) Race 1 result: 10th Race 2 result: retired BMW 320si number 5 Driver: Felix Porteiro Qualifying: 11th (2.32.497) Race 1 result: 12th Race 2 result: 7th The FIA WTCC 2007 ...

Macau: N.Technology race two report

Macau: N.Technology race two report

THOMPSON THIRD IN CHAMPIONSHIP N.Technology Alfa Romeo came close to winning the Drivers FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) this weekend, following two stunning races from James Thompson in the season finale at Macau. A superb first...

Macau: SEAT Sport Sunday races report

Macau: SEAT Sport Sunday races report

Cruel luck robs SEAT of WTCC titles Yvan Muller was just 8kms away from putting a firm hand on the 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship for Drivers' when the race leading SEAT Leon TDI he was driving stopped near the end of the penultimate...

Macau: Chevrolet Sunday races report

Macau: Chevrolet Sunday races report

CHEVROLET RULES THE STREETS: ALAIN MENU WINS FIFTH 2007 WTCC RACE Larini Finishes Second; Huff Third In Monaco Of The East For the fifth time this season, Chevrolet Lacetti driver Alain Menu converted his pole position into a race win, an ...

Macau: Event race two report

Macau: Event race two report

Weather: Hazy and dry Priaulx takes FIA World Touring Car Championship title with win Andy Priaulx clinched his third consecutive FIA World Touring Car Championship title in great style with victory in the second race at Macau on ...

Macau: Priaulx is world champion for the third time

Macau: Priaulx is world champion for the third time

PRIAULX AND BMW CLAIM THIRD WTCC TITLE For the third consecutive year Andy Priaulx and BMW emerged as the winners of the ultimate fight for the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau. After two races full of drama in front of fully packed...

Macau: Race 2 results

Macau: Race 2 results

Pos Driver Car Laps/gap --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Andy Priaulx BMW 320si 23:19.249 2. Nicola Larini Chevrolet Lacetti ...

Macau: Event race one report

Macau: Event race one report

Weather: Hazy and dry Menu wins dramatic FIA World Touring Car Championship race Alain Menu took victory in a spectacular first FIA World Touring Car Championship race at Macau on Sunday. But all eyes were on Andy Priaulx, who took a crucial...

Macau: N.Technology race one report

Macau: N.Technology race one report

FIFTH PLACE FINISH FOR THOMPSON An electrifying end of today's first race saw N.Technology Alfa Romeo and James Thompson keep their championship hopes alive with a superb fifth place finish. Thompson was running eighth when incidents at the...

Macau: Race 1 results

Macau: Race 1 results

Pos Driver Car Laps/gap --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 23:10.276 2. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Leon TDI ...

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying report

Macau: SEAT Sport qualifying report

SEAT and Yvan Muller qualify ahead of their WTCC rivals in Macau SEAT and Yvan Muller have given themselves the best opportunity to win the 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship for both Manufacturers' and Drivers' by qualifying ahead of their...

Macau: BMW qualifying report

Macau: BMW qualifying report

Farfus claims second-row grid position for BMW in WTCC season finale. Macau, 17th November 2007. Augusto Farfus (BRA) of BMW Team Germany secured fourth place on the grid for the 21st round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The...

Macau: N.Technology qualifying report

Macau: N.Technology qualifying report

Eighth place for James Thompson and the Alfa Romeo 156 N.Technology Alfa Romeo turned a difficult start to today's qualifying session into a strong result around the streets of Macau for the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) final race...

Macau: Chevrolet qualifying report

Macau: Chevrolet qualifying report

ALAIN MENU SCORES RECORD FIFTH 2007 POLE POSITION Chevrolet Lacetti Maintains 100% Qualifying Record On Street Courses MACAU, 17th November 2007 Alain Menu again rewrote the WTCC statistics by scoring his fifth pole position of the season,...

Macau: Series qualifying report

Macau: Series qualifying report

MENU PLACES CHEVROLET ON POLE Alain Menu has taken his fifth pole of the season. In the dying minutes of qualifying Yvan Muller looked to have secured prime position in Macau with a time of 2:31.395, but under the chequered flag Menu stormed a...

Macau: Event qualifying report

Macau: Event qualifying report

Weather: Sunny and clear Menu takes pole for FIA World Touring Car Championship finale Chevrolet's Alain Menu took a last-second pole position for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale at Macau on Saturday to upstage the world title ...

Macau: Qualifying times

Macau: Qualifying times

Pos Driver Car Time --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 2:31.209 2. Yvan Muller SEAT Leon TDI ...

Macau: Event practice two report

Macau: Event practice two report

Weather: Sunny and clear Tarquini fastest in FIA World Touring Car Championship second practice Gabriele Tarquini maintained SEAT's advantage in practice for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau by topping the times in the ...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Macau: Practice 2 times

Macau: Practice 2 times

Pos Driver Car Time --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Leon TDI 2:34.005 2. Tom Coronel SEAT Leon ...

WTCC star completes Team France for ROC

WTCC star completes Team France for ROC

Team France's Yvan Muller WTCC STAR COMPLETES TEAM FRANCE FIA World Touring Car Championship title contender Yvan Muller will join The Race of Champions in London this December, partnering Sebastien Bourdais for the event's Team ...

Macau: BMW Thursday notes

Macau: BMW Thursday notes

Timetable change will not affect BMW title contenders' preparation. Macau, 15th November 2007. There will be a revised timetable for the final race weekend of the 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship in Macau (MAC) after several teams only ...