FIA WTCC Race of Europe

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Flag of Italy.svg Race of Europe
Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
Imola 2009.svg
Race information
Number of times held 1
First held 2008
Last held 2008
Most wins (drivers) France Yvan Muller
United Kingdom James Thompson (1)
Most wins (constructors) Spain SEAT
Japan Honda (1)
Last race (2008):
Race 1 Winner France Yvan Muller
SEAT
Race 2 Winner United Kingdom James Thompson
Honda

The FIA WTCC Race of Europe was a round of the World Touring Car Championship, which was held at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari near Imola in Italy during the 2008 season.

A round at the newly rebuilt Imola circuit was added to the 2008 calendar as replacement for the Race of Sweden which had been cancelled following a request from the Swedish National Sporting Authority after the WTCC failed to reach a commercial agreement with the event's promoters.[1] As there was already a Race of Italy in the 2008 calendar this round was named the Race of Europe. Incidentally, Imola had previously hosted an additional round of the championship in 2005, under the title of Race of San Marino. Monza was dropped from the 2009 calendar, so the Imola round became the Race of Italy.

Winners[edit]

Year Driver Manufacturer Location Report
2008 Race 1 : France Yvan Muller SEAT Imola Report
Race 2 : United Kingdom James Thompson Honda

References[edit]

  1. ^ English, Steven (2008-05-03). "WTCC swaps Anderstorp for Imola". autosport.com. Retrieved 2009-08-12.