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Mon 15 Dec 2008
EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
DTM

EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
BMW Motorsport end of season notes
F1

BMW Motorsport end of season notes

BMW Motorsport Party and Sports Trophy 2008. Munich, 29th November 2008. The BMW Motorsport squad of Formula One drivers (Robert Kubica, Nick Heidfeld and Christian Klien), FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) works drivers and the junior...

Mon 06 Oct 2008
Monza: Seat Leon Eurocup championship summary

Monza: Seat Leon Eurocup championship summary

NORBERT MISCHELISZ TO CONTEST THE WTCC RACE IN JAPAN Oscar Nogues proclaimed SEAT Leon Eurocup Champion in Monza End of the season for the first edition of the Supercopa SEAT Leon in Monza. The Italian racetrack has been the venue of a ...

Mon 29 Sep 2008
Alex Zanardi to auction 07 Oschersleben helmet

Alex Zanardi to auction 07 Oschersleben helmet

OSCHERSLEBEN 2007 RACING HELMET AT A CHARITY AUCTION ON E-BAY On the next first of October, the website www.ebay.it will auction an autographed racing helmet that I used in occasion of the 2007 race of Oschersleben. The initial bid will be 1 ...

Mon 06 Oct 2008
Monza: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

Monza: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

SEVENTH BUT ...FIRST OF THE BMWS! Dear Friends, Monza's weekend unfortunately confirmed the worries of the eve. I finished race two as the best BMW, a result that some time ago would have been worth the first place of the podium but today, ...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Series newsletter 2008-02-22

Series newsletter 2008-02-22

TWENTY-FOUR FULL SEASON ENTRIES 24 drivers from 13 countries, representing five different car Manufacturers - BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, LADA and SEAT - have entered the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship's full season that will start next week...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Tiago Monteiro enters the 2008 Dakar Rally

Tiago Monteiro enters the 2008 Dakar Rally

Tiago Monteiro at the 2008 Lisbon-Dakar Rally solo! A personal challenge coupled with a humanitarian mission Tiago Monteiro has decided to cross the threshold of a new experience in auto racing and add a new string to his bow in participating...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
BMW newsletter 2008-11-29

BMW newsletter 2008-11-29

BMW lines up again in 2009 WTCC - Return to the ALMS. Munich, 29th November 2008. In 2009 BMW Motorsport will put its touring and sports car programmes into action on several popular stages, and will use racing versions of the BMW 3 series to ...

Fri 22 Feb 2008
Tiage Monteiro part of 2008 SEAT Sport line-up

Tiage Monteiro part of 2008 SEAT Sport line-up

On to the title! Tiago Monteiro was one of the main participants in the official presentation of this season's SEAT Sport team in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) on Wednesday, February 20th. The Madrid's La Zarzuela de Madrid ...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
Fri 17 Oct 2008
Macau Grand Prix Fast Facts

Macau Grand Prix Fast Facts

Originally conceived in 1954 as an amateur event for local motoring enthusiasts, the Macau Grand Prix is today a race meeting to which the world's leading Formula 3 and touring car drivers, and road and endurance racing...

Tue 23 Sep 2008
Imola: Honda JAS Motorsport weekend summary

Imola: Honda JAS Motorsport weekend summary

HISTORICAL WIN OF HONDA ACCORD IN THE WTCC James Thompson has achieved in Imola the first win ever of the Honda Accord in the World Touring Car Championship. The British driver has overwhelmed the event by scoring a 3rd place in Race 1 and...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Olivier Tielemans will drive for Wiechers Sport/BMW

Olivier Tielemans will drive for Wiechers Sport/BMW

Olivier Tielemans will drive WTCC for Wiechers Sport/BMW The 23-Year-old Dutchman Olivier Tielemans will drive in 2007 with a BMW E90 320si for the German Wiechers-Sport team in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Team owner Dieter...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Tiago Monteiro Dakar 2008 cancelation statement

Tiago Monteiro Dakar 2008 cancelation statement

Tiago Monteiro is disappointed to have to stay home The Lisbon-Dakar is over before it even began, cancelled because the safety of the competitors could not be guaranteed. Tiago Monteiro's feelings on the subject reflect those of all the ...

Thu 10 Jul 2008
SEAT Sport awards ride to Boardman in Estoril

SEAT Sport awards ride to Boardman in Estoril

THE WINNER WILL RACE AT THE WTCC IN BRANDS HATCH The SEAT Leon Eurocup makes it to Estoril in search of a new driver for the World Championship Next weekend, Portugal's Estoril track is hosting the third meeting of the SEAT Leon Eurocup and...

Sun 15 Jun 2008
Brno: Tiago Monteiro preview

Brno: Tiago Monteiro preview

A Challenge Named Brno The ninth and tenth races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) It is possibly the greatest challenge of the season for the SEAT team. On paper, the Brno circuit is one that presents the most difficulties ...

Sun 05 Oct 2008
Monza: BMW qualifying report

Monza: BMW qualifying report

Augusto Farfus finishes fifth for BMW in Monza qualifying session. Monza, 4th October 2008. Augusto Farfus (BR) proved the fastest BMW national team driver in qualifying for the 19th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the ...

Sat 30 Aug 2008
Oschersleben: Series newsletter 2008-08-29

Oschersleben: Series newsletter 2008-08-29

ATARI SPONSOR THE FIA WTCC RACE OF GERMANY WTCC is proud to announce Atari as the Title Sponsor of the World Touring Car Championship meeting to be held this weekend at the Oschersleben Motorsport Arena which will be named "FIA WTCC Atari Race...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Macau: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

Macau: Alex Zanardi weekend summary

NEVER GIVE UP! Hi guys, I came back from Macau this morning and I have to say that's great to be home but. dudes I brought home a good memory from China! I will skip ceremonies and the reasons why and how I was not fast as I would have liked...

Sat 02 Aug 2008
Chevrolet sends drivers to Buenos Aires 200

Chevrolet sends drivers to Buenos Aires 200

HUFF AND MENU JOIN ARGENTINE CHEVROLET TEAM FOR CLASSIC 2006 Winner Alain Menu Looking To Repeat Performance BUENOS AIRES, As has been the case in the past, the Chevrolet WTCC team is sending its drivers to the Buenos Aires 200-kilometre ...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
Series supports Make Cars Green campaign

Series supports Make Cars Green campaign

Competitors from the FIA World Touring Car Championship will be supporting the FIA's Make Cars Green campaign from the first round of the series, in Curitiba, Brazil, this weekend. During the Brazilian event and for the rest of the season,...

Tue 08 Jul 2008
Estoril: BMW Motorsport preview

Estoril: BMW Motorsport preview

BMW ends first half of season with WTCC debut in Estoril. Munich, 7th July 2008. The BMW national teams are highly motivated for their trip to the "Circuito do Estoril" in Portugal, where the first half of the FIA World Touring Car Championship...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
Estoril: Chevrolet Racing weekend summary

Estoril: Chevrolet Racing weekend summary

NICOLA LARINI ON THE PODIUM IN ESTORIL Huff And Larini Move Up In Drivers Championship ESTORIL, 13th July 2008 The Chevrolet WTCC team scored important points in the Portuguese round of the 2008 championship, thanks to a second place by pole...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
Series newsletter 2008-07-18

Series newsletter 2008-07-18

VOLVO C30 TO MAKE WTCC DEBUT The new Volvo C30 in Super 2000 is ready to make its maiden appearance in the FIA WTCC at Brands Hatch. The Swedish car entered by the Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing and driven by Robert Dahlgren is fitted with a ...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-04-27

Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-04-27

TO PARAPHRASING FIORELLO MOCKING MINA: "HO FATTO UN GESTO EROIGO! " (I MADE A HEROIC GESTURE!) As you may have noticed from the pictures, my Padova's marathon has had an unexpected outcome. In the past days, we made some small modifications to...

Sat 20 Sep 2008
Imola: BMW Motorsports qualifying notes

Imola: BMW Motorsports qualifying notes

Three BMW drivers qualify for top-ten grid positions in Imola. Imola, 20th September 2008. In qualifying for the 17th round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, BMW Team Germany's Jorg Muller (DE) was the quickest driver in the ranks of...

Thu 26 Jun 2008
Brno: BMW interview with Director Mario Theissen

Brno: BMW interview with Director Mario Theissen

"I hope we will experience a thrilling championship right to the finale." Munich, 25th June 2008. Having secured three wins in the latest four rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, BMW has returned to the road to success. However,...

Thu 29 May 2008
Pau: Tiago Monteiro preview

Pau: Tiago Monteiro preview

Tiago Monteiro returns this weekend to the scene of his first exploits in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Indeed, it was at Pau (France) that the Portuguese driver gleaned his first two podiums last year in the world championship....

Mon 31 Mar 2008
Puebla: BMW preview

Puebla: BMW preview

BMW continues 2008 WTCC campaign on difficult territory. Munich, 31st March 2008. This weekend the BMW national teams will contest rounds three and four of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Puebla (MX). At the season opener in Brazil...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Macau: Seat weekend summary

Macau: Seat weekend summary

Yvan Muller, Touring Car World Champion with SEAT * Yvan Muller clinches his first world title at the wheel of the SEAT Leon TDI WTCC * SEAT closes the season in Macau with two world titles, 12 victories and 19 podium finishes. * Gabriele ...

Mon 06 Oct 2008
Monza: Series race two report

Monza: Series race two report

SEAT DRIVERS ENCORE AND ARE CLOSER TO THE TITLE With two 1-2 finishes today in Monza, SEAT Sport drivers have claimed a serious stake on both the World Titles. The retirements of Chevrolet's Robert Huff and BMW's Andy Priaulx, the only two...

Mon 29 Sep 2008
Monza: Chevrolet preview

Monza: Chevrolet preview

LARINI, HUFF, MENU RE-SIGN FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE SEASON Huff To Continue Title Chase In Monza With Help From Team Mates ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, The Chevrolet WTTC team will go to the last European round of the 2008 World Touring ...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-04-24

Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-04-24

LUPELLA READY FOR THE DEBUT! Dear Friends, we are there! Believe me it wasn't pre-tactics: I haven't showed any photos of the "Lupella" before just because it wasn't ready yet. To be honest a lot of modifications are still to be done but ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
New rules for 2009

New rules for 2009

CAR COMPENSATION WEIGHT REPLACES DRIVER BALLAST From next season a system of Compensation Weights will replace the Success Ballast system that has previously adjusted car weights based on driver results. Compensation Weight will balance the ...

Sun 16 Nov 2008
Macau: Race 1 results

Macau: Race 1 results

Pos Driver Car Laps/gap --- ---------------------- -------------------- --------------- 1. Alain Menu Chevrolet Lacetti 2. Andy Priaulx BMW 320si +0.523 3. Yvan...

Sun 21 Sep 2008
Imola: N.Technology race one report

Imola: N.Technology race one report

PODIUM FINISH FOR N.TECHNOLOGY'S THOMPSON N.Technology claimed its first podium finish of the season today at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola, Italy, for round 17 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). The team finished...