The all new 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup has secured a slot on the support programme of DTM. Nine races in total are scheduled, over 7 weekends in Germany and the UK, for what is being billed as the most enviromently friendly one make race series in the world.

The grid of approximately 30 drivers will see both motor-sport rookies, and established competitors do battle in the racing version of the Scirocco R complete with innovative biogas drive which reduces the CO2 emissions compared to conventional engines by 80 percent... [read more]

”We are truly delighted with keeping on racing as partner of DTM,” said Volkswagen Motorsport Director Kris Nissen, “A partnership we have been living with the Lupo and the Polo Cups since the comeback of this successful motor-racing series back in 2000. With the Scirocco Cup we continue our long-term involvement in the young-driver promotion and with the innovative biogas drive and true motor-racing legends on the grid as well as numerous fresh ideas, the series is going to set new trends. And DTM with its enormous popularity represents the perfect stage for doing so.”

The 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup:

23rd to 24th April Hockenheimring (D)
04th to 05th May EuroSpeedway Lausitz (D)
02nd to 03rd July Norisring (D)
06th to 08th August Nürburgring (D)*
03rd to 04th September Brands Hatch (GB)
17th to 19th September Motorsport Arena Oschersleben (D)*
15th to 16th October Hockenheimring (D)

* Two races, on the other weekends just one race on Saturday

Editorial: Neil Tozer
Photo: VW Motorsport

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