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2006 World Touring Car Championship season

Andy Priaulx leads the WTCC field during race 10 of the 2006 season


The 2006 World Touring Car Championship season was the 3rd World Touring Car Championship season. It commenced on April 2, 2006 and ended on November 19 after twenty races. The championship was open to Super 2000, Diesel 2000 and Super Production Cars.


Drivers and teams

No. Driver Team Car
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320i
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo Racing team Alfa Romeo 156
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson Alfa Romeo Racing team Alfa Romeo 156
4 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy/Spain BMW 320i
5 22px-Flag of Spain.png Antonio García BMW Team Italy/Spain BMW 320i
6 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Fabrizio Giovanardi Alfa Romeo Racing team Alfa Romeo 156
7 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus Jr. Alfa Romeo Racing team Alfa Romeo 156
8 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra & SEAT Leon
9 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra & SEAT Leon
10 22px-Flag of Germany.png Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra & SEAT Leon
11 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jason Plato SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra
12 22px-Flag of Spain.png Marc Carol SEAT Sport SEAT Toledo Cupra
14 22px-Flag of Germany.png Thomas Klenke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus
15 22px-Flag of Germany.png Thomas Jäger Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus
16 22px-Flag of Germany.png Michael Funke Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus
17 22px-Flag of Germany.png Patrick Bernhardt Ford Hotfiel Sport Ford Focus
18* 22px-Flag of Mexico.png Carlos Mastretta Aguilera GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
19* 22px-Flag of Finland.png Valle Mäkelä GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
20* 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
21 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
22 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
23 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
24* 22px-Flag of France.png Soheil Ayari Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407
25* 22px-Flag of France.png Eric Hélary Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407
26* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Roberto Colciago JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R
27* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Adriano de Micheli JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R
28* 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Carl Rosenblad Crawford Racing BMW 320i
29* 22px-Flag of Monaco.png Stéphane Ortelli Team ORECA Playstation SEAT Toledo Cupra
30* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Stefano d'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i
31* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Giuseppe Cirò Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i
32* 22px-Flag of Germany.png Marc Hennerici Wiechers-Sport BMW 320i
33* 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Adam Lacko IEP Team Alfa Romeo 156GTA
BMW 320i
34* 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Tomas Engström Honda Dealer Team Sweden
- Engström Motorsport
Honda Accord Euro R
35* 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Jens Hellström Honda Dealer Team Sweden
- Engström Motorsport
Honda Civic Type R
36* 22px-Flag of Austria.png Sascha Plöderl RS-Line IPZ Racing Ford Focus ST170
37* 22px-Flag of Germany.png Frank Diefenbacher RS-Line IPZ Racing Ford Focus ST170
38* 22px-Flag of Turkey.png Erkut Kizilirmak GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
39* 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Simon Harrison JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R
40* 22px-Flag of Spain.png Polo Villaamil GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
41 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Duncan Huisman BMW Team Holland BMW 320i
42 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320i
43 22px-Flag of Germany.png Dirk Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320i
44** 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Kaye GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra
51* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Salvatore Tavano DB Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156
52* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Andrea Larini DB Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156
53* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gianluca de Lorenzi GDL Racing BMW 320i
54* 22px-Flag of San Marino.png Stefano Valli Zerocinque Motorsport BMW 320i
55* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Balzan Scuderia del Girasole SEAT Toledo Cupra
56 22px-Flag of Macau.png André Couto Alfa Romeo Racing team Alfa Romeo 156
61** 22px-Flag of Macau.png Lei Chong Seng - Honda Civic Type R
62* 22px-Flag of Macau.png Ao Chi Hong Ao's Racing Team BMW 320i
63* 20px-Flag of Hong Kong.png Paul Poon Engstler Motorsport BMW 320i
64* 22px-Flag of New Zealand.png Peter Scharmach Engstler Motorsport BMW 320i
65* 22px-Flag of Japan.png Hironori Takeuchi Ao's Racing Team Toyota Altezza
99* 20px-Flag of Hong Kong.png Lo Ka Fai GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra


2006 Calendar

Each race weekend contains two races of 50 kilometres. First race starting grid is determined by qualifying and the second race grid by first race result with top eight reversed.

Race Date Country Track Winning driver
1 April 2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italy Monza 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
2 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus
3 April 30 22px-Flag of France.png France Magny-Cours 22px-Flag of Germany.png Dirk Müller
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
5 May 21 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Great Britain Brands Hatch 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller
6 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu
7 June 4 22px-Flag of Germany.png Germany Oschersleben 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
8 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller
9 July 2 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Curitiba 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
11 July 30 22px-Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Puebla 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Salvatore Tavano
12 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus
13 September 3 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Brno 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller
14 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff
15 September 24 22px-Flag of Turkey.png Turkey Istanbul 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi
16 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini
17 October 8 22px-Flag of Spain.png Spain Valencia 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus
18 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller
19 November 19 22px-Flag of Macau.png Macau Guia Circuit 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
20 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller

Championship Results

Drivers

Pos Driver Team Car Wins Points
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320si 5 73
2 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 4 72
3 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus N. Technology Alfa Romeo 156 3 64
4 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller SEAT Sport France SEAT León 1 62
5 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León 1 57
6 22px-Flag of Germany.png Dirk Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 1 54
7 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Rickard Rydell SEAT Sport Sverige SEAT León 0 54
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson SEAT Sport UK SEAT León 0 54
9 22px-Flag of Germany.png Peter Terting SEAT Sport Deutschland SEAT León 0 49
10 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené SEAT Sport España SEAT León 1 36
11 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 1 26
12 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 0 24
13 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Duncan Huisman BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 0 22
14 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gianni Morbidelli N. Technology Alfa Romeo 156 0 22
15 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 1 21
16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 1 20
17 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT León 0 20
18 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Salvatore Tavano N. Technology Alfa Romeo 156 1 15
19 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Luca Rangoni Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si 0 14
20 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Fabrizio Giovanardi JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 0 8
21 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Ryan Sharp JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 0 6
22 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Balzan DB Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 0 5
23 22px-Flag of Macau.png André Couto SEAT Sport España SEAT León 0 2

Point system: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for top eight finishers.

Dead-heat

Manufacturers

Pos Manufacturer Car Wins Points
1 BMW BMW 320si 8 254
2 SEAT SEAT León 2 235
3 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 156 3 154
4 Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 1 128

Yokohama Trophies

Drivers

Pos Driver Team Car Wins Points
1 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT León 10 178
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Luca Rangoni Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si 2 100
3 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Stefano D'Aste Proteam Motorsport BMW 320i 3 93
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Ryan Sharp JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 3 75
5 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Maurizio Ceresoli GR Asia SEAT Toledo Cupra 0 69
6 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Diego Romanini Wiechers Sport BMW 320i 0 67
7 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Pierre-Yves Corthals JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 0 57
8 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Balzan DB Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 2 25
9 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Vincent Radermecker Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 0 20
10 22px-Flag of Ireland.png Emmet O'Brien Wiechers Sport BMW 320i 0 17
11 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia SEAT Toledo Cupra
SEAT León
0 14
12 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Simone Iacone Zerocinque Motorsport BMW 320i 0 13
13 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Riccardo Romagnoli Scuderia la Torre Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 0 11
14 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Jens Edman Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 0 10
15 22px-Flag of Macau.png Ao Chi Hong Ao's Racing Team BMW 320i 0 10
16 22px-Flag of Turkey.png Ibrahim Okyay Kosifler Gillette M3 Power Team BMW 320i 0 9
17 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Lucas Molo Equipe TekProm Alfa Romeo 156 0 5
18 22px-Flag of Mexico.png Oscar Hidalgo Wiechers Sport BMW 320i 0 5
19 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Emanuele Naspetti GDL Racing BMW 320i 0 4
20 22px-Flag of Germany.png Rainer Bastuck Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 0 3
21 22px-Flag of Spain.png María De Villota Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 0 2
22 22px-Flag of Germany.png Phillip Geipel TFS Yaco Racing Toyota Corolla T-Sport 0 2
23 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Davide Roda SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León 0 2
24 22px-Flag of San Marino.png Stefano Valli Zerocinque Motorsport BMW 320i 0 2
25 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Jirí Janák Československy Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 0 2
26 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Jan Vonka Wiechers Sport BMW 320i 0 1

Point system: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for top eight finishers in the independents.

Dead-heat

Teams

Pos Team Car Wins Points
1 GR Asia SEAT León
SEAT Toledo Cupra
10 247
2 Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si
BMW 320i
5 192
3 JAS Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 3 132
4 Wiechers Sport BMW 320i 0 90
5 DB Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 2 25
6 Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 0 25
7 SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León
SEAT Toledo Cupra
0 16
8 Zerocinque Motorsport BMW 320i 0 15
9 Scuderia La Torre Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 0 11
11 Peugeot Sport Denmark Peugeot 407 0 10
12 AO's Racing Team BMW 320i 0 10
13 Kosifler Gillette M3 Power Team BMW 320i 0 9
14 GDL Racing BMW 320i 0 4
15 TFS Yaco Racing Toyota Corolla T-Sport 0 2
16 Československy Motorsport Alfa Romeo 156 GTA 0 2

External Links

FIA World Touring Car Championship [1]


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