Filters 2008

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most viewed WTCC news articles:

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...

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 ...

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 17 Nov 2008
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 ...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Imola: BMW preview

Imola: BMW preview

BMW national teams highly motivated for Imola's WTCC return. Munich, 15th September, 2008. For the first time since 2005, the FIA World Touring Car Championship makes a stop at Imola (IT) to contest rounds 17 and 18 of its season. Following ...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

Macau: Tom Coronel weekend summary

SEAT driver Tom Coronel reflects on successful season despite bad luck an Macau Despite there were no podium finishes or championship points today for Tom Coronel this weekend the SEAT Team Holland driver is looking back on the 2008 FIA WTCC ...

Sat 31 May 2008
Pau: Series preview

Pau: Series preview

CAZENAVE REPLACES TIELEMANS IN PAU Laurent Cazenave will replace Olivier Tielemans at the wheel of the Wiechers-Sport BMW 320si car for the WTCC meeting in Pau. A 33-year old from Pau, Cazenave makes his WTCC maiden appearance on his home ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
2009 Chevrolet Cruze unveiled

2009 Chevrolet Cruze unveiled

CHEVROLET CRUZE WTCC REVEALED IN BOLOGNA Distinctive 2009 Racing Livery Inspired by Chevrolet's Dynamic Spirit BOLOGNA / ZURICH, 3rd December 2008 - Chevrolet will reveal today at the 33rd Bologna Motor Show the new Chevrolet Cruze WTCC that...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
Series newsletter 2008-06-20

Series newsletter 2008-06-20

EUROSPORT EVENTS MANAGEMENT RESTRUCTURED The Eurosport Group announced today that Jacques Behar has left his role as Chairman and CEO of Eurosport Events, the group's event organisation and promotion subsidiary. Geraldine Filiol, currently...

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 17 Nov 2008
Macau: Series weekend summary

Macau: Series weekend summary

YVAN MULLER IS CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION AS CHEVROLET WIN BOTH RACES Yvan Muller claimed the 2008 FIA World Touring Car Championship. One year after losing the title to Andy Priaulx on the last lap of the first race in Macau because of a technical...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
Tue 01 Jan 2008
Mexico added to schedule, success ballast revised

Mexico added to schedule, success ballast revised

The FIA World Touring Car Championship will visit Mexico again in 2008. After a one-year break the 3.2-km Miguel E. Abed racetrack of Puebla Amozoc will host the championship's third and fourth rounds on April 6th. The WTCC had already raced...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Okayama: Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-10-24

Okayama: Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-10-24

THANK YOU ALL! Dear Friends, I have been an absconder from the 'Back and Forth' and I don't really know how to apologize to you. Fortunately I managed at least to find the time to read the section of the website [alex-zanardi.com] dedicated to...

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...

Sat 09 Feb 2008
Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-02-07

Alex Zanardi newsletter 2008-02-07

Let's hope in the Brazilian hot Dear Friends, Valencia's test finished yesterday and unfortunately things didn't go as we would have hoped. We are quite behind our opponents, maybe more than what we were last year right at the eve of the first...

Sun 31 Aug 2008
Standings after Oschersleben

Standings after Oschersleben

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 66 2. Gabriele...

Sat 26 Jul 2008
Brands Hatch: Series preview

Brands Hatch: Series preview

BUREAU'S LATEST DECISIONS The FIA Touring Car Bureau have taken two decisions that will take effect from this weekend's event in Brands Hatch and until further notice. HONDA - The minimum weight of the Honda Accord Euro R cars will be reduced by...

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...