Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011

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ADAC Formula Masters Zolder hat-trick for Wehrlein
ADAC Formula Masters Zolder hat-trick for Wehrlein Source Volkswagen AG
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ATS Formula 3 Cup Victories for Stanaway and Blomqvist at Zolder

ATS Formula 3 Cup Victories for Stanaway and Blomqvist at Zolder

Volkswagen racers Richie Stanaway and Tom Blomqvist secured victories at the fifth race weekend of the ATS Formula 3 Cup. At Zolder, Belgium, Stanaway clinched as much as his seventh win of the season. At the second round Tom Blomqvist, the son of former World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist, celebrated his first ever Formula 3 victory. Van Amersfoort driver Stanaway after finishing in fifth place continues to enjoy a commanding lead the overall standings. His team colleague Hannes van Asseldonk was another young talent "powered by Volkswagen” to finish on the podium. The Dutchman came fourth in race one and took third place in the race on Sunday.

ADAC Formula Masters Zolder hat-trick for Pascal Wehrlein

ADAC Formula Masters Zolder hat-trick for Pascal Wehrlein

Pascal Wehrlein was the measure of all things at the third race weekend of the ADAC Formula Masters at Zolder, Belgium. On Saturday the pole sitter clinched the lead of the standings by winning the first race. On Sunday the 17-year-old German again grabbed the full number of points in his 145-hp Dallara-Volkswagen and continued to extend his lead. Wehrlein is now heading the championship with 171 points in front of the previous front runner, Sven Müller, who after a sixth-place finish and two third places is the runner-up in the standings with 148 points. Within a striking distance in third place overall is Emil Bernstorff (GB) who has 130 points to his credit.

South African Rally Championship Enzo Kuun scores podium finish at PMC Rally

South African Rally Championship Enzo Kuun scores podium finish at PMC Rally

Title defender Enzo Kuun and his co-driver Guy Hodgson clinched third place in their Volkswagen Polo S20000 at the PMC Rally, the fourth round of the South African Rally Championship. At the finish, after 14 special stages, they were lacking merely one and a half minutes to the winners Mark Cronje/Robin Houghton. Three other Volkswagen duos, Hergen Fekken/Pierre Arries, Nicholas Ryan/Armand du Toit and Japie van Niekerk/Simon Vacy-Lyle on positions four, seven and nine managed the leap into the top ten as well.

Coming up next …

17–18 June Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Lausitzring (D)

17–18 June Swedish Touring Car Championship at Göteborg (S)

17–19 June Volkswagen Polo Cup India at Coimbatore (IND)

18–19 June British Formula 3 Championship at Brands Hatch (GB)

18–19 June Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup China at Chengdu (CN)

18–19 June Volkswagen Racing Cup at Brands Hatch (GB)

 

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