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

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Macau: Alex Zanardi preview

Macau: Alex Zanardi preview

HERE WE GO WITH THE COOL STUFF FOR MACAU! Hi guys, how's it going? No, I didn't get crazy all of a sudden, at least I am not crazier than what I used to be! Anyway, the saying "birds of a feather flock together" is true: a lot of years ago I met...

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...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
ETCC: Series Salzburgring summary

ETCC: Series Salzburgring summary

NYKJÆR'S WINS SECOND CONSECUTIVE S2000 CUP Michel Nykjær managed to claim a second consecutive FIA European Touring Car Cup at the Austrian Salzburgring today. The Danish driver won the first race and then survived a number of incidents to ...

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...

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...

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, ...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Series newsletter 2008-12-06

Series newsletter 2008-12-06

CHEVROLET UNVEIL THE CRUZE WTCC The new Chevrolet Cruze racing car that will compete in the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship was unveiled at the Bologna Motor Show by Nicola Larini himself. The race livery of the Cruze aims at stressing...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 114 2. Gabriele...

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 19 Sep 2008
Imola: Series pre-race notes

Imola: Series pre-race notes

THE WTCC OPENS UP IMOLA AGAIN The curtain is about raise on Imola's renovated Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari. This weekend's FIA World Touring Car Championship meeting will mark the reopening of the glorious racetrack after a two-year closure...

Sat 31 May 2008
Pau: Series qualifying report

Pau: Series qualifying report

FARFUS GIVES BMW FIRST POLE OF THE SEASON Augusto Farfus claimed his and BMW's first pole position of the season at the end of an eventful session that had been delayed by a half-an-hour for the track to be repaired after a support race. The...

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...

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 ...

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 ...