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Chevrolet takes delivery of SPORTBEST award


Athens. French motorsports ace Yvan Muller received the SPORTBEST 2012 award on behalf of the former Chevrolet World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) team, at a special ceremony in Athens yesterday evening. Chevrolet Europe was chosen for the award last ...

Celebrating eight years of achievements


Zürich, 18 December 2012: Chevrolet is commemorating eight successful years of racing with a highlights reel reliving the emotions, joy, pain, tears and celebrations that marked the tortuous climb to the summit of the world’s top touring car series ...

Chevrolet receives awards at FIA gala


ISTANBUL, 8 December 2012: Chevrolet yesterday celebrated a successful 2012 World Touring Car Championship season, receiving the Manufacturers’ World Champion trophy – the third in a row – at the FIA Prize Giving Gala ceremony in Istanbul.

Chevrolet claims top spots in Macau


MACAU, 16 November 2012: Rob Huff stormed to pole position in today’s qualifying for the last round of the 2012 World Touring Car Championship season as the RML-run Cruzes took the top three places for Race 1 on Sunday ...

Huff leads Cruzes in Macau testing


MACAU, 15 November 2012: The 29 cars participating in the final World Touring Car Championship round in Macau took to the circuit for testing today in a session overshadowed by unfavorable track conditions and numerous flag interruptions ...

Macau to stage title decider and Chevrolet’s farewell


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 9 November 2012: Chevrolet’s successful participation in the World Touring Car Championship comes to an end in Macau in a weeks’ time with the Manufacturers’ title already wrapped up, but the Driver’s title still undecided ...

Chevrolet drivers battle for title in Shanghai


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 26 October 2012: The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) heads to Shanghai for the penultimate event of the 2012 season with the three Chevrolet drivers vying for the top spot ahead of the showdown two weeks later in Macau ...

Another triple podium for Chevrolet in Japan


SUZUKA, 21 October 2012: Chevrolet celebrated its third consecutive Manufacturers’ title victory in the best possible way by taking another 1-2-3 win in Race 1 in Suzuka today.All three Chevrolet drivers finished Race 2 in the points, with the results of the first leg of the WTCC Asian tour seeing Yvan Muller and Rob Huff still heading the Drivers’ standings on equal points.

Cruzes top testing in Suzuka


SUZUKA, 19 October 2012: The return of the good weather was the big news at Suzuka, Japan, with blue skies and sunshine replacing the torrential rain that threatened to wreak havoc on the 10th round of the WTCC series ...

Chevrolet close to third consecutive Constructors’ title


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 12 October 2012: The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is entering its final stages with Chevrolet poised to claim their third Constructors’ crown and an all-exciting battle for top spot in the Drivers’ title ...

Chevrolet claims two wins in US


SONOMA, 23 September 2012: Chevrolet won both races in the first visit ever WTCC event in the USA. Yvan Muller and Rob Huff won a race each and are now tied on points in the Drivers’ championship ...

Four Cruzes in top six at Sonoma


SONOMA: The Chevrolet Cruzes did not miss their first important rendezvous on American soil, claiming pole position and filling most of the top spots in today’s qualifying for the WTCC’s first visit ever to the US ...

Privateer Cruze tops testing in Sonoma


SONOMA: The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) cars had their first taste of a US circuit today as they took the track at Sonoma, California, for the first testing session which opened the inaugural series event in the United States ...

Cruzes determined to shine in WTCC’s US debut


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH: The summer break is over for the WTCC as the world’s top touring car series prepares for a landmark first visit to the United States ...

Cruzes top testing in Curitiba


CURITIBA, 20 July 2012: It was an excellent testing session for Chevrolet in Curitiba today with the three RML-run Cruzes topping the timing sheets. Alain Menu posted the fastest time...

The Cruzes eager to shine in Brazilian winter


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH: The WTCC is back under the spotlight this weekend, as the final part of the 2012 season, featuring two rounds in the Americas and ...

Chevrolet to leave the World Touring Car Championship at the end of the 2012 season


ZURICH – WELLINGBOROUGH, 4 July 2012: Following a strategic review of Chevrolet’s motorsport and marketing programs, Chevrolet will leave the World Touring Car Championship at the end of the 2012 season ...

Yvan Muller keeps busy ahead of Curitiba


ZÜRICH, 25 June 2012: The next WTCC round may be weeks away, but triple World Champion Yvan Muller’s calendar is packed with activities ...

Cruzes leave Europe with a double win in Portugal


PORTIMAO: It was a successful and emotional last round of the WTCC’s European season for Chevrolet with the Cruzes taking another double win today at Portimão. Yvan Muller strengthened his leadership in the Drivers’ standings by winning Race 1, while the Vaillante-liveried Cruze was first past the chequered flag in Race 2 with Alain Menu – in the guise of Michel Vaillant, the most acclaimed racing driver in comic strip books – playing his part perfectly and claiming the top spot. Rob Huff marked his 200th race in touring car racing with a podium finish.

Cruzes ideally placed for both races in Algarve


PORTIMAO: It was not the best qualifying session of the year for the Chevrolet team in Portugal, but the Cruzes are still well placed to obtain good results in both races tomorrow. In a warm and breezy afternoon at Portimão, Yvan Muller and Rob Huff took 2nd and 4th respectively for Race 1, while Alain Menu qualified in 9th place. Gabriele Tarquini took pole position in a SEAT. In Race 2, Menu will start from P2, with Huff in 7th and Muller in 9th.

Chevrolet's WTCC workout gets families "Cruzing" to fitness


If you're shaping up for summer with the family but can't face the thought of a gym workout, stepping on a treadmill or going to Zumba classes, help is at hand ...

Chevrolet and Vaillante to partner at Portimão


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 25 May 2012: After an eventful race day at the Salzburgring in Austria, the WTCC inaugurates the second half of the 2012 season with the last round on European soil at Portimão, Portugal ...

1-2-3 win and many thrills for the Cruzes in Austria


SALZURGRING - Chevrolet comfortably claimed a 1-2-3 win in Race 1 of the WTCC Round 6 but a tire nightmare in the last corners in Race 2 put paid to any hopes of a double.

First pole for Huff at Salzburgring


SALBURGRING - The Chevrolet Cruzes dominated qualifying today at the Salzburgring ahead of tomorrow’s first ever WTCC race in Austria, taking four of the five top places in the session. Rob Huff took his first pole position of the 2012 season, ahead of team mates Yvan Muller and Alain Menu, with just 0.170 seconds separating them. The three drivers applied the slip streaming strategy elaborated by the team to perfection, leaving their closest rival 0.7 seconds behind.

Chevrolet aim to consolidate lead in Austria


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH: The WTCC continues its successful Central European tour at the Salzburgring in Austria this weekend, with Chevrolet aiming to consolidate its lead at the helm of both Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ championships ...

Third 1-2-3 win for Chevrolet in Budapest


BUDAPEST - The Chevrolet Cruzes claimed their third 1-2-3 win of the season in Budapest as Yvan Muller, Rob Huff and Alain Menu dominated the first race in front of a huge crowd at a warm and sunny Hungaroring. Chevrolet managed another podium finish in Race 2 with Alain Menu finishing 2nd after a brilliant race.

1-2-3 in Budapest qualifying for the Cruzes


BUDAPEST - After a somewhat disappointing qualifying session in Slovakia a week ago, the Chevrolet Cruzes recovered to take the first three spots on the grid for Race 1 at the Hungaroring in Budapest on Sunday.

One-two win wraps up first visit to Slovakia


SLOVAKIARING - It was an exciting, action packed and emotional day for Chevrolet at the Slovakiaring with a one-two finish in Race 2 as Rob Huff took his much awaited first win of the season ahead of Yvan Muller. In Race 1, Alain Menu collected another podium finish, crossing the line in third position.

Difficult qualifying for Cruzes at Slovakiaring


SLOVAKIARING - Qualifying for the first ever WTCC races in Slovakia proved a tough challenge for the Chevrolet Cruzes with Yvan Muller, Rob Huff and Alain Menu placing 6th, 7th and 9th on the starting grid respectively.

Slovakia to Welcome Warmly The WTCC And The Cruzes


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 20 April 2012: Following its successful incursion to Africa, FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is returning to Europe. The Old Continent may be the historical cradle of touring car racing ...

Chevrolet Sweeps The Floor In Morocco With Two 1-2-3 Wins!


MARRAKECH - The Cruzes and Chevrolet drivers put on another great team effort in Morocco, conquering two 1-2-3 wins, in what has been the most successful weekend ever in Chevrolet’s WTCC history.

Menu takes Sensational Pole in Marrakech


MARRAKECH - Alain Menu took his first pole of the season in dying seconds of a thrilling qualifying session in Marrakech, beating team mate Rob Huff by a mere 28 thousandths of a second. The two will start from the front row in Race 1 on Sunday, while championship leader Yvan Muller, who suffered some typical street track hiccups in Q2, will start from row 2 with the fourth fastest time.

Two Cruzes In The Top Three In Marrakech’s First Test


MARRAKECH: After one year away, the WTCC is back in Marrakech and the cars took to the North African track for the first time today in the testing session...

Chevrolet returns to Marrakech as Championship Leaders


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 10 April 2012: The FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is heading to Africa for the third round of the season with Chevrolet leading in both Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ title races ...

Another Double for the Cruzes in Valencia


VALENCIA - It was an excellent weekend for Chevrolet in sunny Valencia as the Cruzes won both races in the second round of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC): Yvan Muller dominated Race 1 and Alain Menu took an action-packed Race 2 after a thrilling final fight.

First Seasonal Pole for Chevrolet in Valencia


VALENCIA - Yvan Muller took the first pole position of the 2012 WTCC season for Chevrolet after posting a perfect lap Q2 in what was an exciting qualifying session in Valencia, Spain. Alain Menu will be on the front row of the grid for Race 2 tomorrow, while Rob Huff will start both races from the third row.

Cruzes Get Ready For Challenges in Valencia


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, Following a terrific start to the season in Monza – where Chevrolet collected a double and triple podium finishes in the two races – the Cruzes are heading to another of the most popular venues in the WTCC calendar ...

Cruzes Dominate Season Opener in Monza


MONZA: The Cruzes had the best possible start of the 2012 season in Monza, dominating both races and claiming five of the six podium places. Reigning World Champion Yvan Muller won both races with Rob Huff completing the 1-2 in Race 1 while Alain Menu and Rob Huff finished second and third respectively in Race 2 to ensure a 1-2-3 finish.

Cruzes Take 2-3-4 in Qualifying in Monza


MONZA: The Cruzes of Yvan Muller, Rob Huff and Alain Menu finished in the top four in the first qualifying session of the 2012 WTCC, but missed the pole position by a mere 59 thousandths of a second against local hero Gabriele Tarquini, who benefitted from a lighter car and a perfect tow from Coronel.

Cruzes Make The Most of Busy Testing Day in Monza


MONZA: There was a first-school-day atmosphere of today in Monza as the 2012 WTCC kicked off with a full day of unofficial testing. Altogether, five one-hour sessions were held, allowing teams and drivers to prepare the cars for the season-opener this weekend. The Chevrolet team approached the day methodically with the objective to work both on performance and reliability. The morning sessions were devoted to set-up and simulate a full race.

Cruzes Ready To Take Up The Challenge


ZÜRICH / WELLINGBOROUGH: Spring is knocking at the door and so is the new WTCC season. The world’s top touring car championship is ready to take center stage once again as the 2012 season kicks off in a week at one of the most legendary circuits ...

Last Winter Test for Cruzes at Valencia


VALENCIA: With the start of the 2012 WTCC season barely a month away, the Chevrolet team has taken to the track at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo near Valencia for the final winter test session ...

WTCC Cruze 1.6 Turbo Engine Designer Awarded


ZURICH – WELLINGBOROUGH – Arnaud Martin, the French engineer who designed and developed the 1.6 turbo engine for the 2011 WTCC World Champion Chevrolet Cruze, has won the much-coveted Race Engine Designer of the Year award ...

Muller, Menu Take Delivery Of Their Camaro Cabrios, Huff Opts For The Coupe


ZURICH – WELLINGBOROUGH – Yvan Muller and Alain Menu took delivery today of their personal Camaro Cabrio, in Schwyz, at the occasion of the annual meeting of Chevrolet dealers from Switzerland, the birth country of Louis Chevrolet ...

Full Chevrolet Squad Awarded Their WTCC Trophies At FIA Gala In Delhi


NEW DELHI - Having reconfirmed their respective Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ WTCC titles, Chevrolet and Yvan Muller were, for the second year in a row, among the honored manufacturers, teams and drivers at the yearly FIA Prize-giving gala, which this year took place in New Delhi, India, at the conclusion of the FIA World Council.

Chevrolet contemplates successful 2011, looks forward to 2012


ZURICH, 25th November 2011: Further development on the engine of the Chevrolet WTCC Cruze will be the main change the team makes for the next season, set to begin in Monza on 11th March 2012 ...

Yvan Muller Is The 2011 WTCC Champion!


MACAU – Yvan Muller conquered the 2011 WTCC Drivers title, his third in total and his second at the wheel of a Chevrolet, at the end of a sensational championship finale in Macau ...

Huff Takes Third Pole In A Row At Macau, Ahead Of Muller


MACAU, 18th November 2011 – Rob Huff took pole position in a thrilling qualifying session, ahead of the last and decisive two races in Macau on Sunday ...

Huff Fastest Ahead of Muller In Testing: The Title Battle Has Started!


MACAU, 17th November 2011 – The final and decisive round of the WTCC has started with the two Drivers’ title contenders on top of the rankings in the testing session that opened the weekend: Rob Huff posted the fastest time ahead of Yvan Muller ...

Cruzes Ready For A Grand-Finale To An Exceptional Season In Macau


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 11th November 2011 – The 2011 season of the WTCC is coming to an end, but the last round on the streets of Macau will have to deliver a last, crucial verdict, as it will determine who between Yvan Muller and Rob Huff will clinch the Drivers’ crown ...

Another Double Success For The Cruzes!


SHANGHAI – Chevrolet took another double win today, with the RML prepared Cruzes, in the first event ever of the WTCC in China, as Alain Menu won Race 1 and Yvan Muller triumphed in Race 2, with Rob Huff twice on the podium, as third in both races.

Menu Takes Pole And Huff Takes P1 For Race 2 In China!


SHANGHAI – The Cruzes continue to be unbeaten in qualifying this season, as Alain Menu took pole position for Race 1, his fourth of the season, and Rob Huff will share the front row with the Swiss. The inaugural WTCC race in mainland China will therefore see an all blue front row tomorrow, something that will please the many Chevrolet fans that are expected at Tianma Circuit, located on the outskirts of Shanghai.

Menu Fastest And The Three Cruzes In The Top Five In First Taste Of Tianma


SHANGHAI – It was a special day today for the Chevrolet WTCC team. Not only were they discovering Tianma circuit in Shanghai, which is the inaugural visit of the WTCC to mainland China ...

Menu Wins, Muller And Huff Reduce Championship Gap By 3 Points


SUZUKA – Chevrolet took another win today in Japan, totalling four podium finishes, as the fight for the Drivers’ Championship gets even more exciting. Alain Menu scored his fourth win of the season in Race 1, with Huff 2nd and Muller 4th, while in Race 2, Yvan, Rob and Alain finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively, confirming the excellent form of the RML run Cruzes. Local hero Toshi Arai finished 15th in both races, after a solid show in front of his many fans.

Front Row For The Cruzes At Suzuka With Menu And Muller, Huff 4th


SUZUKA – Three Cruzes in the top 4 and a completely blue first row is the result of an exciting qualifying session at Suzuka, in the WTCC’s first visit to Japan’s landmark track. Alain Menu took pole position, his third of the season, confirming his current good pace, ahead of championship leader Yvan Muller by a slim margin of 49 thousands of a second.

The Cruzes On The Pace During Testing At Suzuka


SUZUKA – Alain Menu topped the rankings in the testing session held today at Suzuka, which marked the kick-off of the final and decisive Asian tour of the 2011 WTCC ...

Cruze Cup Italia will have test with the Cruze WTCC among its prizes


ZURICH – A test with the Cruze WTCC is among the awards of the new Cruze Cup Italia, which will start in 2012 and was announced last week-end in Monza.

Asian tour starts and so does the final title battle among the Cruze drivers!


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 15th October 2011 – The WTCC is heading towards the final and decisive stint of the 2011 season, as teams and drivers travel to Asia for the three last events in Japan, China and Macau ...

Huff, Menu and Muller Reconfirmed as 2012 Chevrolet Drivers


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH, 7th October 2011 – Rob Huff, Alain Menu and Yvan Muller will be driving the Chevrolet Cruzes in the 2012 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) ...

Rally Legend Toshi Arai To Drive Fourth Cruze at Suzuka


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH – A fourth Chevrolet Cruze will be entered at the next round of the WTCC ...

Muller, Huff and Menu: Three Great Chevy Ambassadors


ZURICH – The next WTCC event (the Race of Japan that opens the Asian tour which could be decisive for the Driver title) may still be five weeks away but there is no free time for the Chevrolet drivers ...

Chevrolet Brings Home Its Second Manufacturers’ World Title!


VALENCIA – Chevrolet today achieved its second consecutive title of the Manufacturers’ Championship in the WTCC. In a warm and exciting weekend of racing at Valencia, the Cruzes and the RML team finished the job with another superb team result ...

Muller Takes Pole Ahead of Huff in Valencia with Menu 6th for Race 1


VALENCIA – Shortly before a heat wave broke over Valencia, the Cruzes stormed the qualifying session at the Spanish track to claim the front row, with Yvan Muller and Rob Huff, while Alain Menu was sixth ...

The Cruzes Eager to Shine in Last European Round in Valencia


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH – With the end of the summer break, the WTCC resumes activity and heads to Spain for the last stop of the European campaign. As customary, it will be the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana ‘Ricardo Tormo’ near ...

Another 1-2 for the Cruzes in Germany


OSCHERSLEBEN - The Chevrolet Cruzes added further success to their 2011 collection (14 wins out of 16 races so far!) with Yvan Muller and Rob Huff posting another 1-2 in today’s Race 1 in Oschersleben. Alain Menu completed the excellent day for the RML team with a podium finish (2nd) in Race 2, which saw the victory of local hero Franz Engstler.

Muller Takes Pole Position in the Cold in Oschersleben


OSCHERSLEBEN - Yvan Muller took his third pole position of the season today in Oschersleben. The Frenchman dominated the decisive qualifying session, beating all his rivals by a half-second. Rob Huff qualified third and will start from the second row in Race 1, while Alain Menu will start from row 3, after posting the sixth best time. The Swiss will be the best-placed Chevrolet driver on the grid of Race 2, starting from position 5, while Huff and Muller will do it from P7 and P9, respectively.

Alain Menu and Rob Huff to race at the 200 Km of Buenos Aires with the Cruzes of the Chevrolet Official Team


ZURICH / BUENOS AIRES – Chevrolet WTCC drivers Alain Menu and Rob Huff will be participating to the 200 Km of Buenos Aires, the stellar event of Argentina’s TC2000 championship, with the Cruzes of the Chevrolet Official Team as invited co-drivers ...

Fast food for fast races


You may not consider current WTCC champion Yvan Muller or American Le Mans Series 2010 champion Tommy Milner to be athletes in the traditional sense, but they keep as fit as any world-class long-distance runner in order to cope with the incredible physical demands put on their bodies during a race ...

The Cruzes Determined To Shine In One of the Homes of Touring Car Racing


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 22nd July 2011 – No time for summer holidays for the WTCC and the Chevrolet RML team! While the vast majority of Europeans start enjoying their summer holidays the WTCC heads to Germany, one of the bastions of touring car racing, for the traditional rendezvous at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, located near Magdeburg ...

The Cruzes Sweep the Floor again in Donington!


DONINGTON - It was another very successful day for Chevrolet, as the Cruzes posted another 1-2-3 in Race 1 and a 1-2 in Race 2 in Donington, the home race of the RML team. Yvan Muller took a double win, in both instances ahead of Rob Huff, and the gap between the Frenchman and the Brit in the Drivers’ championship has now been reduced to 15 points. Alain Menu was third in Race 1 and 5th in Race 2, completing the excellent team result.

A 1-2-3 in Qualifying at Home in Donington!


DONINGTON - The three Chevrolet Cruzes will start from the three first positions on the grid of tomorrow’s Race 1 at Donington Park, as they posted the three fastest times in both qualifying sessions today. Yvan Muller took his second pole position of the year, closely followed by Rob Huff and Alain Menu. The result was well received by the many fans, family and friends that are present supporting the Chevys this weekend, in what is the home race of the RML team, based a few miles away from Donington.

Muller Celebrates Press Launch of the New Cruze Hatchback with Fastest Time in Donington’s Testing Session


DONINGTON - The WTCC Cruze shared the limelight with the street Cruze Hatchback today at Donington today, as the latest member of the Cruze family is being presented over the weekend to the UK, French and Israeli media at the occasion of the British round of the WTCC. Since yesterday, Yvan Muller, Alain Menu and Rob Huff have been sharing with the press their impressions on the new 5 door Cruze, but they are certainly not neglecting their duties as racing drivers.

Yvan Muller Takes Delivery of his Norton Commando 961 SE Bike


DONINGTON – There is one additional reason why Yvan Muller is particularly happy to be at Donington this week as the reigning WTCC World Champion took delivery of his new Norton Commando 961 Special Edition straight from the factory of the legendary British motorcycle company ...

Donington Makes its Debut As Home Race Venue for the Cruzes


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 8th July 2011 – It’s home race time for the Chevrolet Cruzes and the RML team, as the WTCC heads to the United Kingdom for the round that marks the beginning of the second half of the season ...

Menu and Huff Give Another Double Win to the Cruzes in Porto!


PORTO - Chevrolet and the RML team made it another triumphant day today in the Race of Portugal which marked the end of the first half of the 2011 WTCC season. A 1-2-3 in Race 1, won by Alain Menu, and 1-2 in Race 2, with Rob Huff in the top position, mean Chevrolet has won 11 out of 12 races this year and has a very comfortable lead in both championships.

Another 1-2-3 in Qualifying for the Cruzes in Portugal


PORTO - The three Chevrolet Cruzes put together another very strong team performance today in the qualifying session for tomorrow’s Race of Portugal. On the streets of the Boavista urban track in Porto, the Cruzes topped the rankings of Q2, with Alain Menu posting the fastest time ahead of team mates Yvan Muller and Rob Huff. It is the second pole of the season for the Swiss driver, who accomplished a perfect lap on his second attempt.

The Cruzes Fastest in Testing on the Streets of Porto


PORTO - The Chevrolet Cruzes navigated their way through the streets of Porto, as Rob Huff, Alain Menu and Yvan Muller posted the three fastest lap times in today’s testing session on the Boavista urban track which hosts the WTCC’s Portuguese round every other year.

Porto To Be First Street Circuit Test Of The Season For The Cruzes


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH, 24th June 2011 – The World Touring Car Championship is reaching the half season mark with the next stop in Portugal, a round which will also be the first visit of the year to a street circuit ...

The Cruzes Take Double Win In Brno!


BRNO - The RML Chevrolet Cruzes had another triumphant day in the Czech Republic, as they brought home another two wins and took five podium finishes out of a possible six. With these successes (the 8th and 9th victories in 10 races!), the team is in an ideal position in both championships, having further extended its lead in the Manufacturers’ standings, while the three Chevy drivers are leading in the Drivers’ standings, with Muller now 25 points away from Huff.

Muller Takes First Pole of The Year in Brno's All Cruze Front Row


BRNO - The three Chevrolet Cruzes qualified in the top 4 today in Brno ahead of tomorrow’s Race of the Czech Republic, with Yvan Muller and Rob Huff securing the first row and Alain Menu finishing fourth fastest. It is the first pole position of the year for the reigning WTCC World Champion Yvan Muller, who drove a perfect lap in Q2 after being the fastest driver in both of the morning’s free practice sessions.

Two More Wins For The Cruzes In Hungary!


BUDAPEST - The RML Chevrolet Cruzes brought home two more wins, as they dominated both races in Budapest, where the WTCC raced for the first time in front of an impressive and enthusiastic crowd. Alain Menu took a flag to flag win in Race 1, while Yvan Muller and Rob Huff scored a 1-2 in the second race. With these results, both Chevrolet and Rob Huff stay firmly in command of the Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ overall standings.

Menu And Muller Secure An All-Cruze Front Row In Budapest


BUDAPEST - The inaugural WTCC event in Hungary will have a completely blue front row on the grid of Race 1 tomorrow, as Alain Menu and Yvan Muller were the two fastest men on the track. For Alain, this is a well deserved prize and the first pole since Brands Hatch 2009. The Swiss rounded an excellent day by taking second position on the grid for Race 2, meaning that he will be on the front row in both races.

The Cruzes Top The Rankings at Hungaroring’s WTCC Inauguration


BUDAPEST – The RML Chevrolet Cruzes did not need much time to get familiarised with the Hungaroring, as they topped the rankings in today’s testing session, with Alain Menu posting the best lap time ahead of team mates Rob Huff and Yvan Muller ...

The Cruzes Ready To Discover All The Secrets Of Budapest


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH, 27th May 2011 – The fourth stop of the 2011 season is bringing the WTCC to an unexpected location, Budapest, as the Hungaroring is hosting the WTCC round initially scheduled for Marrakech ...

Double One-Two For The Cruzes In Monza!


MONZA - The Chevrolet Cruzes swept the floor in Monza today, taking a double 1-2 win at the legendary Italian circuit. Rob Huff won both races, becoming only the third driver to achieve winning both races at one event in the WTCC’s history. The double win extends his lead in the Drivers’ provisional standings, where he precedes team mates Yvan Muller, today second in both races, and Alain Menu, who had a mixed weekend due to contact in Race 1 and fought back to a brilliant 5th position in Race 2 from starting at the back of the grid.

The Cruzes Dominate Monza Qualifying With A Striking 1-2-3


MONZA - The Chevrolet Cruzes achieved a magnificent 1-2-3 in today’s qualifying session in Monza, as Rob Huff gained his third pole in three events, ahead of team mates Yvan Muller and Alain Menu. The RML built Cruzes worked perfectly on the legendary Italian circuit, despite the weight compensation they are carrying as from this event.

The Cruzes Aim At Increasing Championship Gap In Mythical Monza


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH – For the third round of the season, the WTCC is heading to Italy, one of the cradles of motorsports and touring car racing, the legendary Autodromo Nazionale di Monza ...

The Cruzes Shine In Belgium With A Clean Sweep Of Race 1


ZOLDER - It has been another excellent weekend for the Chevrolet team in sunny and warm Zolder: the Cruze has taken its first win in Belgium with a clean sweep for Rob Huff, Alain Menu and Yvan Muller who dominated Race 1 to gratify the many Chevrolet fans with an all-blue podium.

The Cruzes Secure A Completely Blue Front Row In Zolder


ZOLDER - Chevrolet pit wall staff will enjoy having to wear a golden bow tie tomorrow Sunday, as the team tradition wants it every time the pole is secured on Saturday. This happened again in Zolder, thanks to Rob Huff, who signed his second pole in two events so far this season. The Brit will share the all-blue front row with team-mate Alain Menu, who was second-fastest, while reigning World Champion Yvan Muller won’t be far away, having been fourth-fastest.

The Three Cruzes In The Top Five In First Taste Of Europe


ZOLDER - The WTCC took the track in Europe for the first time, in today’s 30-minutes testing session in Zolder, ahead of the inaugural event of the WTCC’s European tour. Despite this being a pure working session, the Cruzes did well, with Alain Menu second-fastest, Rob Huff third and Yvan Muller fifth. The main challenge in Belgium this year seems to be how to cope with the unusually warm and dry weather, which impacts on track conditions and car behaviour.

The Cruzes Start As Championship Leaders For The European Campaign


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH, 15th April 2011 – Six weeks after the season-opener in Brazil, the WTCC arrives to Europe, where 8 of the 12 rounds of this year’s calendar will be held, as it is now confirmed that Budapest will host the round originally scheduled for Marrakech ...

Double Victory And Five Podium Finishes For The Cruze In Brazil!


CURITIBA - It was a triumphal start of the season for the new Cruze 1.6 turbo, as the blue boys swept the floor in Curitiba: Rob Huff won Race 1 ahead of Muller and local hero Cacá Bueno, while Alain Menu (6th in Race 1) took victory in Race 2, with Muller, Huff and Bueno taking 3rd, 4th and 5th, respectively ...

The New Cruze 1.6 Turbo Starts Its Race Career From Pole Position


CURITIBA - The new Chevrolet Cruze 1.6 turbo put together an impressive performance in today’s qualifying session in Curitiba. The new Cruze will start its race career tomorrow from the pole, which was conquered by Rob Huff ...

The New Cruze 1.6 Turbo Off To A Good Start In Brazil


CURITIBA – A new era in WTCC’s history was inaugurated today, as cars equipped with the 1.6 turbo petrol engines hit the track for the first time, during the two testing sessions ahead of the 2011 season-opener in Brazil. The new Chevrolet Cruze 1.6 turbo had a positive debut, with Rob Huff signing the second-fastest time, a few tenths ahead of team-mate and World Champion Yvan Muller ...

The Cruzes Take The Assault To WTCC’s New Era


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH – It’s time for the 2011 WTCC to roll! Only three and a half months after the end of the season, the world’s top touring car series is back for another exciting year of racing ...

Last Test for the Cruze before The Season’s Kick-off in Brazil


ZURICH / WELLINBOROUGH – The WTCC’s 2011 season kick-off is fast approaching, in less than one month, with activity resuming at Curitiba, in Brazil, and the Chevrolet team is anxious to be on track again to defend the two world titles conquered in 2010 ...

New 2011 Livery For The WTCC Champion Cruze Revealed


ZURICH / WELLINGBOROUGH – Development and testing work on the new Cruze 1.6 turbo continues in these first weeks of 2011 ...

Chevrolet And Muller Awarded Their WTCC Trophies At FIA Gala In Monaco


ZURICH – WELLINGBOROUGH, 13th December 2010 – It was honours time for the Cruze last Friday evening in Monaco, as Yvan Muller and Chevrolet were officially awarded their World Champion trophies at the traditional FIA Prize-giving gala ...

The Cruze WTCC Christens The New Guangdong Circuit In China


ZURICH – WELLINGBOROUGH - It’s not vacation time yet for the Chevrolet Cruze, the recently crowned WTCC Champion. Following the championship finale in Macau ...

Chevrolet Is Double World Champion!


MACAU. Chevrolet won today in Macau the Manufacturers’ WTCC title, while Yvan Muller was officially declared Drivers’ WTCC Champion. This double success, the first of Chevrolet and GM in a FIA-sanctioned world championship, seals a perfect finale to the outstanding campaign of the Cruze throughout the season.