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Latest Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup season Stories

2010-09-26 18:24:00

PUEBLA, Mexico, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It was JD Mobley's weekend, as the 19-year old led every lap run in the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Series' debut at Autodromo Internacional Miguel E. Abed in Amozoc, Mexico. With his second wire-to-wire victory this afternoon, Mobley also clinches the 2010 Jetta TDI Cup title, on the strength of two wins, two poles and seven top-five appearances this season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100926/DE71491 ) (Photo:...

2010-08-22 16:31:00

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Before this weekend, Jarvis Gennari had not found Victory Circle in the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup, but as he heads out of Wisconsin, the Series rookie has two wins to his name. Not only did the Boca Raton native find victory yesterday, but he also duplicated that feat this morning at Road America after coming all the way from a starting position of 14th. "What an incredible weekend," said Gennari. "Being able to earn back-to-back wins is an...

2010-08-22 10:39:00

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Series rookie, Jarvis Gennari, earned his first Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup victory yesterday at Road America after an exciting battle with Chris Wehrheim, the event's polesitter and eventual second-place finisher. Gennari and Wehrheim swapped the lead all afternoon, but the Boca Raton, FL native was able to regain the lead on the white flag lap to take the win. "It was a nerve wracking, but exciting day," said Gennari. "Chris (Wehrheim) and I...

2010-08-01 13:11:00

JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Series rookie, Wyatt Gooden, earned his second consecutive Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup victory today at Autobahn Country Club as he took the checkered flag in Round Six of ten races. Two more rookies rounded out the top-three as Jarvis Gennari earned his second top-five appearance of the season bringing his Jetta TDI Cup car home in second and Kevin Gleason, today's polesitter, was just behind him in third place. "I love the track here at Autobahn...

2010-07-31 19:35:00

JOLIET, Ill., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup rookie, Kevin Gleason, earned his first career pole this afternoon after leading the field with a lap of 2:46.455 (75.696 mph) making him the fifth different polesitter in the first six races of the 2010 season. "This morning we had some rain, so I made sure to take it easy during the first practice session," said Gleason after qualifying. "The track conditions weren't ideal, so I just stayed patient and focused on learning...

2010-06-20 14:01:00

LEXINGTON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyatt Gooden will always remember his Series debut in his home state of Ohio today as he earned his first-ever victory in this afternoon's Round Five of the Jetta TDI Cup presented by the Cleveland Area Volkswagen Dealers. After starting second, the Gates Mills, Ohio resident was able to make a late race pass to overtake polesitter Arie Ouimet to take the checkered flag this afternoon at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. "I had a great start and my...

2010-06-06 15:45:00

TOOELE, Utah, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jake Thompson dominated this weekend's Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup event as he led every lap in today's race at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. His victory today marked Thompson's third career Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup win, as he won twice in his rookie season last year. "I had a great car today and I was able to run the exact pace that I wanted to all afternoon," said Thompson after the race. "I'm really excited about the win today, I just went...

2010-06-05 18:17:00

TOOELE, Utah, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jake Thompson returned to last year's form during qualifying today at Miller Motorsports Park as he earned his second consecutive pole at the Utah road course. Following closely behind Thompson were Wyatt Gooden (Rookie) and JD Mobley posting the second and third fastest times respectively; Michael Hogg (Rookie) and Nate Norenberg (Rookie) filled out the top-five for Round Four of the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup scheduled to take place tomorrow at...

2010-05-09 15:08:00

MILLVILLE, N.J., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday after qualifying, Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup pole winner, Juan Pablo Sierra Lendle, said he'd done half the things he wanted to accomplish this weekend; and today he accomplished the other half by earning his first career Jetta TDI Cup victory at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Sierra Lendle earned the checkered flag after going wire-to-wire today as he led the field in each of the race's 19 laps. "Finally after three years in the Series I...

2010-04-25 16:14:00

ALTON, Va., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Heading into the season-opening weekend at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), Ryan Ellis' previous best SCCA Pro Racing Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup finish was seventh, which he earned last year at Mosport International Raceway. Heading out of VIR this afternoon, Ellis now has two poles and two wins under his belt, as he earned back-to-back trips to Victory Lane in the first two rounds of the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup season. Racing in his home...


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