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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...

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 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...

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
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...

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, ...

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 ...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Yvan Muller joins Team France for Race of Champions

Yvan Muller joins Team France for Race of Champions

Newly-crowned FIA World Touring Car Champion, Yvan Muller, will complete the line-up for Team France at The Race of Champions on Sunday 14 December, at Wembley Stadium, joining Sebastien Loeb, the most successful WRC driver of all time. Former...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Mon 29 Sep 2008
Monza: BMW preview

Monza: BMW preview

BMW national teams conclude European WTCC season in Monza. Munich, 29th September 2008. This weekend, Monza (IT) hosts the final event of the FIA World Touring Car Championship's European leg. The BMW national team drivers face a huge challenge...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

Thu 10 Jul 2008
Macau Grand Prix news 2008-07-09

Macau Grand Prix news 2008-07-09

55TH MACAU GRAND PRIX As the countdown to the Grand Prix begins, keep track of the drivers and riders who could be Macau-bound in November! Windsor Arch Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix The FIA Formula 3 International Cup New Sponsor for Jewel in...

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,...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
Monza: Series pre-race notes

Monza: Series pre-race notes

A FIELD OF 30 CARS TO RACE IN MONZA A strong 30-car field at Monza will mark a new season record for the World Touring Car Championship. With the latest additions of three Japanese drivers - Manaubu Orido, Takayuki Aoki and Yukinori Taniguchi...

Sat 26 Jan 2008
Series newsletter 2008-01-25

Series newsletter 2008-01-25

YELLOW FEVER ALERT IN BRAZIL Because of some cases of Yellow Fever that occurred in the last few months, the Brazilian immigration authority strongly recommends that all visitors be vaccinated against that disease. Therefore it is advisable...

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...

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...

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 11 Apr 2008
Series newsletter 2008-04-11

Series newsletter 2008-04-11

SEAT'S BEST TRIUMPH EVER The FIA's WTCC Mexican event resulted in a complete triumph for SEAT, which Jaime Puig, SEAT Sport director, described as "the best day ever for SEAT." A triumph that, according to the figures released by the ...

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 15 Dec 2008
Series newsletter 2008-12-13

Series newsletter 2008-12-13

WTCC CHANGE QUALIFYING FORMAT The FIA World Touring Car Championship will change its qualifying format from next season to adopt a system similar to Formula One. The new format was proposed by the FIA Touring Car Commission and approved ...

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