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2007 World Touring Car Championship season


The 2007 World Touring Car Championship season is the 4th World Touring Car Championship season. Scheduled to begin on March 11, it will end on November 16, after twenty-two races.

Drivers and teams

Entry list as of October 2007 [1] and entry list for 2007 Guia Race [2].

No. Driver Team Car
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320si
2 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320si
3 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus Jr. BMW Team Germany BMW 320si
4 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si
5 22px-Flag of Spain.png Félix Porteiro BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
7 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
8 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
9 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT León
SEAT León TDI
10 22px-Flag of Mexico.png Michel Jourdain SEAT Sport SEAT León
11 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport SEAT León
SEAT León TDI
12 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller SEAT Sport SEAT León
SEAT León TDI
14 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Fredrik Ekblom BMW Team UK BMW 320si
15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson N.Technology Alfa Romeo 156
16 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Olivier Tielemans N.Technology Alfa Romeo 156
18 22px-Flag of Portugal.png Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport SEAT León
19* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León
20 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT León
21* 22px-Flag of Ireland.png Emmet O'Brien GR Asia SEAT León
22* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Maurizio Ceresoli GR Asia SEAT León
23* 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Pierre-Yves Corthals Exagon Engineering SEAT León
24* 22px-Flag of France.png Anthony Beltoise Exagon Engineering SEAT León
25 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Duncan Huisman Team RAC / Aviva BMW 320si
26* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Stefano D'Aste Wiechers Sport BMW 320si
27 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Colin Turkington Team RAC / Aviva BMW 320si
28 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Carl Rosenblad Elgh Motorsport BMW 320si
30* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Luca Rangoni Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si
31* 22px-Flag of Spain.png Sergio Hernández Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si
32* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Davide Roda Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si
33* 22px-Flag of Portugal.png Miguel Freitas Racing for Belgium Alfa Romeo 156
34* 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Massimiliano Pedalà SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León
35* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Timur Sadredinov GR Asia SEAT León
36* 22px-Flag of Spain.png María de Villota Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti
37* 22px-Flag of Germany.png Phillip Geipel TFS Yaco Racing Toyota Corolla T-Sport
39* TBA GR Asia SEAT León
40 22px-Flag of Germany.png Peter Terting SEAT Sport SEAT León
43* 22px-Flag of Germany.png Franz Engstler Engstler Motorsport BMW 320i
44* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Andrey Romanov Engstler Motorsport BMW 320i
45* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Sergey Krylov GR Asia SEAT León
50* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Lev Fridman Russian Bear Motorsport BMW 320i
51* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Evgeny Zelenov Russian Bear Motorsport BMW 320i
52* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Viktor Shapovalov Russian Bear Motorsport BMW 320i
54* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Alexander Lvov Golden Motors Honda Accord Euro R
55* 22px-Flag of Russia.png Andrey Smetsky Golden Motors Honda Accord Euro R
60 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Robert Dahlgren Polestar Racing Volvo S60 Flexifuel
62* 22px-Flag of Macau.png Ao Chi Hong Ao's Racing Team BMW 320i
63 20px-Flag of Hong Kong.png Henry Lee Jr. Avtodom Racing BMW 320i
66 22px-Flag of Macau.png André Couto N.Technology Alfa Romeo 156
77* 22px-Flag of Portugal.png Luís Pedro Magalhães Exagon Engineering SEAT León
88 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Rickard Rydell Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti
SEAT Sport SEAT León

* drivers eligible for the Yokohama Independents' Trophy

2007 Calendar

Four circuits (Zandvoort, Pau, Porto and Anderstorp) newly joined the category.
Image: an advertisement for the race at Zandvoort, one of them, by the car of Tom Coronel at the opening races in Curitiba.

A provisional calendar was released on January 15, 2007.[3][4]. On 27 February 2007, the FIA announced that the 13th and 14th races of the series originally scheduled to be run in Istanbul would instead would take place at the Anderstorp circuit.[5]

Each race weekend contains two races of 50 kilometres. If safety car is deployed during the race, first two laps under it won't be counted towards the distance.

First race starting grid is determined by qualifying and will commence with a rolling start. The second race grid by first race result with top eight reversed and with a standing start.

Race Date Country Track Winning driver
1 March 11 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Curitiba 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller
2 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus Jr.
3 May 6 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Zandvoort 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu
4 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini
5 May 20 22px-Flag of Spain.png Spain Valencia 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson
7 June 3 22px-Flag of France.png France Pau 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu
8 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus Jr.
9 June 17 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Brno 22px-Flag of Spain.png Félix Porteiro
10 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller
11 July 8 22px-Flag of Portugal.png Portugal Boavista (Porto) 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu
12 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
13 July 29 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Anderstorp 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff
14 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Rickard Rydell
15 August 26 22px-Flag of Germany.png Germany Oschersleben 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller
16 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus Jr.
17 September 23 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Great Britain Brands Hatch 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu
18 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx
19 October 7 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italy Monza 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller
20 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené
21 November 18 22px-Flag of Macau.png Macau Guia Circuit  
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Championship standings, after round 10 of 11

Drivers

Pos Driver Team Car Wins Points
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320si 2 81
2 22px-Flag of France.png Yvan Muller SEAT Sport SEAT León 2 81
3 22px-Flag of Brazil.png Augusto Farfus BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 3 71
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Thompson N. Technology Alfa Romeo 156 2 69
5 22px-Flag of Germany.png Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 2 66
6 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Nicola Larini Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 0 61
7 20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Alain Menu Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 4 59
8 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport SEAT León 1 54
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Robert Huff Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 1 51
10 22px-Flag of Spain.png Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT León 1 50
11 22px-Flag of Spain.png Félix Porteiro BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 1 30
12 22px-Flag of Portugal.png Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport SEAT León 0 30
13 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT León 0 25
14 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Luca Rangoni Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si 0 15
15 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 0 14
16 22px-Flag of Sweden.png Rickard Rydell Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 1 10
17 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León 0 6
18 22px-Flag of Mexico.png Michel Jourdain SEAT Sport SEAT León 0 3
19 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Pierre-Yves Corthals Exagon Engineering SEAT León 0 3
20 22px-Flag of Spain.png Sergio Hernández Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si 0 1

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 8 237
2 SEAT SEAT León, SEAT León TDI 4 227
3 Chevrolet Chevrolet Lacetti 6 194
4 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 156 2 111



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