FIA WTCC NEWSLETTER
24th December 2005
POSITIVE TYRE TEST IN KYALAMI
The two-day test organised by Yokohama on the South African track of Kyalami to
develop the Advan control tyre for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship ...
FIA WTCC Newsletter
10th December 2005
AMENDED CALENDAR FOR THE 2006 FIA WTCC
Yesterday in Monaco, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the amended
calendar for the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. Changes from the
CHEVROLET WITHDREW APPEAL
Chevrolet withdrew the appeal against the decision to exclude Alain Menu from the
results of the second race in Macau. The Swiss driver was excluded from third place as
post-race scrutineering revealed that there was...
Now that the racing season is done and he's got a win - and fourth (from
27th on the grid) last weekend in China - under his belt, Alex Zanardi is on
the road again.
Wife Daniela is along for this promo tour for his marvelous book "My
FIA WTCC SEASON FINAL FIGURES
Figures say it all. And in the case of the FIA WTCC they prove how successful the maiden
season has been and how good its potential is.
On the sporting side 53 drivers, from 20 different countries and four ...
No luck for JAS at the MACAU's roulette
The FIA WTCC 2005 played its 10th and final round the last weekend in
Macau. It has been a hard race for JAS Motorsport and their team who
landed in the former portoguese colony (known also as the Asian ...
Tom Coronel misses out on Independents title
The title showdown for the FIA World Touring Car Championship was tailor
made to be held at Macau. The former Portugese enclave is well known for
its casinos and other forms of entertainment. The...
Team Ford Hotfiel Sport Claim tenth Place on the
Streets of Macau
Team Ford Hotfiel Sport equaled it's best result of
the season at the final round of the FIA World Touring
Car Championship on the streets of Macau. New driver
Andy PRIAULX, BMW Team UK
2nd in Race 1 and 2nd in Race 2
2005 FIA WORLD TOURING CAR CHAMPION
"It is really just a strange feeling at the moment. Macau is so special. To qualify
on pole meant a lot but I felt that only 10% of the work was done.
ANDY PRIAULX AND BMW WIN WORLD TOURING CAR TITLES
Twenty races, ten countries, twelve race winners but one Champion Andy
Priaulx. The FIA World Touring Car Champion was decided on the very last race of
the season in front of fully packed ...
SEAT Sport secures first WTCC trophy
After two incident-packed races around Macau's narrow street circuit, SEAT's
Vice-President in charge of Research and Development, Dr. Winfried Burgert,
was able to lift the glass trophy confirming the...
INDEPENDENTS TROPHY: Coronel targets world title for SEAT
The final two rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship will decide
not only the Drivers' and Manufacturers' WTCC titles, but also the Michelin
Trophy for Independent drivers. Tom...
Andy PRIAULX, BMW Team UK fastest
"It's fantastic. The car has been great form the very first drive yesterday. In
qualifying I had a good rhythm and new tyres so I pushed for a fast time. It really
paid off because it was only the guys who were ...
PRACTICE 1 LARINI AND CHEVROLET ON TOP
Nicola Larini set the fastest lap. The Chevrolet man flew round the track in
2:33.465 followed by Rickard Rydell in his SEAT - 0.198 seconds slower, and
the BMW of Jorg Muller 0.787 seconds off the best ...
SEAT Sport sees red at Macau Today's 30 minute qualifying session for the
final rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship was halted on no
fewer than four occasions, with the SEAT Sport team particularly badly
affected by the string of ...
Priaulx clinches pole with lap record in Macau.
Macau (China), 18th November 2005. During qualifying for round 19 of
the FIA World Touring Car Championship, Andy Priaulx (GBR) claimed his
first pole position of the season. The BMW Team UK driver...
ANDY PRIAULX POSTS FASTEST TIME
The final event of the FIA WTCC season has begun as the field completed a 30
minute testing session. For many drivers it was their first outing on the streets of
Macau but the experience of Andy Priaulx, JÃ¶rg ...
World Touring Car Championship title will be decided in Macau.
Munich, 14th November 2005. The FIA World Touring Car Championship
(WTCC) is revving up for the final of its exciting season. The Guia
Circuit in Macau will decide which of the...