Archive for October, 2007

BTCC Thruxton 3: Giovanardi is champion by three points

Fabrizio Giovanardi snatched the British Touring Car Championship from Jason Plato at the final round by just three points.
The Italian finished second with team mate Tom Chilton between himself and Plato as Mat Jackson took his second victory of the year.

BTCC Thruxton 2: One point in it as Giovanardi wins again

Fabrizio Giovanardi cut Jason Plato’s championship lead to a single point by winning the second race at Thruxton
Plato was second once again behind the Italian after a close race between the pair and Matt Neal, who finished third.

BTCC Thruxton 1 – Giovanardi leads Plato home

The British Touring Car title duellists Fabrizio Giovanardi and Jason Plato finished first and second in the first race at Thruxton.
The first of the three races that will decide the title was hit by a spate of tyre failures that affected most of the title contenders’ team mates.
It leaves Plato six points ahead of Giovanardi [...]

WTCC Monza 2: Second Seat win

Jordi Gene gave Seat their second win of the day by triumphing in the second race at Monza.
But the big surprise of the race was August Farfus’s failure to win from second place on the grid.
The BMW driver didn’t capitalise on the advantage of his car’s rear wheel drive and was beaten into the first [...]

WTCC Monza 1: Diesel power gives Muller win

Yvan Muller moved within four points of the championship lead with another victory in the Seat Leon TDi at Monza.
His chances of winning the title were doubly boosted when championship leader Andy Priaulx was hit from behind at the first corner by Roberto Colciago. The heavy impact badly damaged the rear of the BMW.
Muller was [...]