Monza: BMW race notes

Priaulx wins a round of the WTCC season opener in the BMW 320si. Monza (Italy), 02nd April 2006. BMW Team UK driver Andy Priaulx (GBR) has won the inaugural round of the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the "Autodromo Nazionale di ...

Priaulx wins a round of the WTCC season opener in the BMW 320si.

Monza (Italy), 02nd April 2006. BMW Team UK driver Andy Priaulx (GBR) has won the inaugural round of the 2006 FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the "Autodromo Nazionale di Monza", the reigning World Champion prevailed against SEAT drivers Yvan Muller (FRA) and James Thompson (GBR), thus securing a win for the new BMW 320si WTCC in its maiden race. The second race of the season, however, was disappointing for the BMW national teams. Following several accidents, none of the five drivers made it to the chequered flag.

In sunny conditions, with temperatures around 18

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Series WTCC
Drivers Andy Priaulx , Yvan Muller , James Thompson