Alain Menu and Rob Huff successfully closed the four-season Lacetti-chapter for Chevrolet in the World Touring Car Championship by scoring two wins in the streets of Macau, the jewel in the crown of the WTCC. While Menu dominated race 1 from start to finish, Huff was lucky to steer clear of the last-lap mayhem in race 2 and move up from fourth to first in the matter of a few corners from the finish. By doing so, he also secured his third place in
Alain Menu managed an inspired banzai lap in the dying seconds of today’s qualifying session to score his second consecutive pole position on the Macau street course. The session got stopped twice for accidents, seriously interfering with the Chevrolets’ team strategy. Menu had just set the absolute fastest first sector time when the red flag came out the first time; then Nicola Larini saw his best laps ruined by a second red flag, later followed by a yellow in his next attempt. Max Orido’s session was thwart
The 2008 World Touring Car Championship contenders took to the track for a first test session at the Macanese Circuito da Guia, today. For all, the half-hour test session was more about getting to know the track again, rather than setting times, something which did not stop the Chevrolet Lacettis from impressing by setting third (Larini), fifth (Menu) and sixth (Huff) fastest times, all within just three tenths of the fastest driver. Max Orido set the 19th time on his third appearance in Macau; a good baseline to i
Chevrolet’s 2009 WTCC contender, the Cruze, continued its extensive test and development programme with a first public test at the Portuguese Estoril track yesterday and today. The test follows on the initial private tests at the MIRA proving grounds in the UK and at Guadix in Spain. The test and development programm
General Motors revealed the Chevrolet GPiX crossover coupe concept today at the 25th edition of the Sao Paulo International Auto Show. The Chevrolet GPiX concept was developed by General Motors Design in Brazil and represents a potential new segment for GM in the Mercosur region.
The GPiX concept features a two-door
Rob Huff used the Japanese round of the 2008 WTCC to further strengthen his third place in the World Championship standings. In bad weather, but in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Okayama International Circuit, Huff mastered the weather gods and most of his competitors and took home a valuable nine points. Alain
The World Touring Car Championship discovered the remote Japanese track of Okayama today. Set in the mountainous forest region of the Okayama Prefecture, the track hosts the penultimate race of the 2008 WTCC. All four Chevrolet drivers acquitted themselves well in today’s testing session, although they were anonymous
For the third consecutive year, Chevrolet teams up with Major League Baseball's World Series to hit another vehicle out of the ballpark - the all-new Chevrolet Traverse crossover. In addition to a brand-new TV spot that debuts tonight during the Chevy Pre-Game Show and Game One on Fox, Chevy is expanding its multi-media, MLB postseason blitz to introduce the Traverse to millions of baseball fans.
Building upon the Traverse theme of "Everything
The ninth and penultimate round of the 2008 FIA GT Championship took place at the former Grand Prix circuit of Zolder in Belgium. Dutch-Italian pairing Mike Hezemans and Fabrizio Gollin were the best-placed Corvette team, finishing second with their Phoenix Carsport Racing entry. Their Swiss team-mates Marcel Fässler
Danish driver Michael Nykjær has won his second consecutive European Touring Car Cup at the Salzburgring, driving a Chevrolet Denmark-run Lacetti. Nykjær won the first round and finished second in the second race, scoring enough points to beat SEAT driver Oscar Nogues in the final standings.
The ETCC is an annual one-off event, grouping touring cars from different countries which host national championships. This year competitors from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Russ
General Motors India today launched the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA at a press conference attended by its brand ambassador and movie star Saif Ali Khan. Launched as part of General Motors' centenary year celebrations, the new Chevrolet U-VA is a testament of the company's continued commitment to sharing its joy with valued customers. The New U-VA comes with a number of additional interior and exterior features including:
* Driver airbag and ABS system for enhanced occupant safety
* Keyless entry with burglar alar
The 2008 World Touring Car Championship is entering its final phase, with the last four rounds being run in the Far East. The first of the two Asian stops is in Okayama in southern Japan, where the WTCC will showcase real cars and real racing on the former Formula 1 track, set in the mountains of the Okayama Prefecture.
At this stage in the championship, the success ballast of the frontrunners no longer plays a significant role, as all the tit