2007 FIA WTCC Race of France

The 2007 FIA WTCC Race of France was the fourth round of the 2007 World Touring Car Championship season and the third running of the FIA WTCC Race of France. It was held on 3 June 2007 at the temporary Circuit de Pau street circuit in Pau, France. It was the headline event of the 2007 Pau Grand Prix. The first race was won by Alain Menu, whilst the second race was won by Augusto Farfus.

France 2007 FIA WTCC Race of France
Race details
Track map for the Pau street circuit -- 2007.svg
Date3 June, 2007
LocationPau, France
CourseCircuit de Pau
2.769 kilometres (1.721 mi)
Race One
Laps 19
Pole position
Driver Switzerland Alain Menu Chevrolet RML
Time 1:21.930
Podium
First Switzerland Alain Menu Chevrolet RML
Second France Yvan Muller SEAT Sport
Third Portugal Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport
Fastest Lap
Driver Switzerland Alain Menu Chevrolet RML
Time 1:23.054
Race Two
Laps 18
Podium
First Brazil Augusto Farfus BMW Team Germany
Second United Kingdom Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK
Third Portugal Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport
Fastest Lap
Driver Brazil Augusto Farfus BMW Team Germany
Time 1:24.190


ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Name Team Car Class Time
1 8   Alain Menu Chevrolet RML Chevrolet Lacetti 1:21.930
2 12   Yvan Muller SEAT Sport SEAT León 1:22.328
3 18   Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport SEAT León 1:22.391
4 7   Nicola Larini Chevrolet RML Chevrolet Lacetti 1:22.416
5 6   Robert Huff Chevrolet RML Chevrolet Lacetti 1:22.458
6 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK BMW 320si 1:22.491
7 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport SEAT León 1:22.591
8 5   Félix Porteiro BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 1:22.669
9 16   Oliver Tielemans N.Technology Alfa Romeo 156 1:22.865
10 20   Tom Coronel GR Asia SEAT León 1:22.948
11 15   James Thompson N.Technology Alfa Romeo 156 1:22.952
12 24   Anthony Beltoise Exagon Engineering SEAT León I 1:23.055
13 1 3   Augusto Farfus BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 1:22.379
14 10   Michel Jourdain Jr. SEAT Sport SEAT León 1:23.094
15 26   Stefano D'Aste Wiechers-Sport BMW 320si I 1:23.096
16 2   Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany BMW 320si 1:23.127
17 4   Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain BMW 320si 1:23.146
18 1 11   Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport SEAT León 1:22.634
19 31   Sergio Hernández Scuderia Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si I 1:23.495
20 33   Miguel Freitas Racing for Belgium Alfa Romeo 156 I 1:23.967
21 22   Maurizio Ceresoli GR Asia SEAT León I 1:24.113
22 21   Emmet O'Brien GR Asia SEAT León I 1:24.194
23 30   Luca Rangoni Scuderia Proteam Motorsport BMW 320si I 1:24.273
24 23   Pierre-Yves Corthals Exagon Engineering SEAT León I 3:18.321
- 19   Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia SEAT León I no time
Source(s): [1]
Notes
1.^ – Both Farfus and Tarquini were handed ten-place grid penalties following qualifying.

Race 1Edit

Pos. No. Name Team Class Laps Time / Retired Grid
1 8   Alain Menu Chevrolet RML 19 1
2 12   Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 19 + 2.260 s 2
3 18   Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport 19 + 3.808 s 3
4 6   Robert Huff Chevrolet RML 19 + 9.194 s 5
5 5   Félix Porteiro BMW Team Italy-Spain 19 + 11.375 s 8
6 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK 19 + 11.803 s 6
7 3   Augusto Farfus BMW Team Germany 19 + 12.683 s 13
8 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport 19 + 19.328 s 7
9 20   Tom Coronel GR Asia 19 + 22.417 s 10
10 15   James Thompson N.Technology 19 + 24.804 s 11
11 2   Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany 19 + 25.506 s 16
12 10   Michel Jourdain Jr. SEAT Sport 19 + 27.254 s 14
13 26   Stefano D'Aste Wiechers-Sport I 19 + 27.807 s 15
14 31   Sergio Hernández Scuderia Proteam Motorsport I 19 + 29.598 s 19
15 24   Anthony Beltoise Exagon Engineering I 19 + 30.162 s 12
16 33   Miguel Freitas Racing for Belgium I 19 + 43.703 s 20
17 21   Emmet O'Brien GR Asia I 19 + 46.478 s 22
18 23   Pierre-Yves Corthals Exagon Engineering I 19 + 47.452 s 24
19 11   Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 18 + 1 lap 18
Ret 7   Nicola Larini Chevrolet RML 12 Retired 4
Ret 4   Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain 11 Retired 17
Ret 22   Maurizio Ceresoli GR Asia I 9 Retired 21
Ret 30   Luca Rangoni Scuderia Proteam Motorsport I 6 Retired 23
Ret 16   Olivier Tielemans N.Technology 0 Retired 9
DNS 19   Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia I Did Not Start
Fastest Lap: Alain Menu (Chevrolet RML) - 1:23.054
Source(s): [2]

Race 2Edit

Pos. No. Name Team Class Laps Time / Retired Grid
1 8   Augusto Farfus Chevrolet RML 21 7
2 1   Andy Priaulx BMW Team UK 21 + 0.462 s 6
3 18   Tiago Monteiro SEAT Sport 21 + 5.185 s 3
4 6   Robert Huff Chevrolet RML 21 + 5.625 s 4
5 9   Jordi Gené SEAT Sport 21 + 13.018 s 8
6 12   Yvan Muller SEAT Sport 21 + 14.476 s 2
7 15   James Thompson N.Technology 21 + 20.861 s 10
8 8   Alain Menu Chevrolet RML 21 + 21.160 s 1
9 4   Alessandro Zanardi BMW Team Italy-Spain 21 + 22.447 s 21
10 2   Jörg Müller BMW Team Germany 21 + 22.643 s 11
11 7   Nicola Larini Chevrolet RML 21 + 25.130 s 20
12 11   Gabriele Tarquini SEAT Sport 21 + 25.557 s 19
13 23   Pierre-Yves Corthals Exagon Engineering I 21 + 30.457 s 18
14 24   Anthony Beltoise Exagon Engineering I 21 + 37.312 s 15
15 22   Maurizio Ceresoli GR Asia I 21 + 1:00.427 s 22
16 16   Olivier Tielemans N.Technology 20 + 1 lap 24
Ret 30   Luca Rangoni Scuderia Proteam Motorsport I 19 Retired 23
Ret 10   Michel Jourdain Jr. SEAT Sport 14 Retired 12
Ret 20   Tom Coronel GR Asia 13 Retired 9
Ret 5   Félix Porteiro BMW Team Italy-Spain 10 Retired 5
Ret 26   Stefano D'Aste Wiechers-Sport I 2 Retired 13
Ret 31   Sergio Hernández Scuderia Proteam Motorsport I 2 Retired 14
Ret 33   Miguel Freitas Racing for Belgium I 2 Retired 16
Ret 21   Emmet O'Brien GR Asia I 2 Retired 17
DNS 19   Roberto Colciago SEAT Sport Italia I Did Not Start
Fastest Lap: Augusto Farfus (BMW Team Germany) - 1:24.190
Source(s): [3]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

World Touring Car Championship
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