Matt Halliday

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR HALLIDAY IN PORSCHE SUPERCUP AT ISTANBUL - 7th June 2009

Although still collecting valuable Championship points for the finish, Halliday now sits in 5th place overall on the points ladder while his team-mate, Richard Westbrook (Great Britain), remains in 2nd overall following his 4th place race placing. Halliday still maintains his healthy points lead in the Rookie Championship while their team, Federsand-Jetstream Motorsport, are now in a close 2nd place for the Teams Championship.

"It was a tough weekend, I had a great start but unfortunately touched with Faulkner in Turn 7. Luckily the guys repaired the car and we continued to gain some valuable points. It's been a hard weekend so I am very happy to be on the plane home!” said Halliday after the race.

Round 6 of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup is scheduled to take place in two weeks at the British Formula 1 Grand Prix being held at Great Britain's historic Silverstone circuit.

Points Standings After Round 6:

1st Jeroen Bleekemolen (Holland) 102; 2nd Richard Westbrook (Great Britain) 78; 3rd Patrick Huisman (Holland) 61; 4th Stefan Rosina (Slovakia) 56; 5th Matt Halliday (NZ) 55; 6th René Rast (Germany) 54; 7th Damien Faulkner (Ireland) 48; 8th Norbert Seidler (Austria) 39; 9th Jiri Janak (Czech Republic) 35; 10th Richard Williams (Great Britain) 28; 11th= Luigi Ferrara (Italy) 23;

11th= William Langhorne (United States) 23; 13th Siso Cunhill (Spain) 21; 14th Abdul Al Faisal (Saudi Arabia) 14.

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Race Schedule:

Round 1: 25 April Sakhir, Bahrain

Round 2: 26 April Sakhir, Bahrain

Round 3: 09-10 May Catalunya, Spain

Round 4: 23-24 May Monaco

Round 5: 06-07 June Istanbul, Turkey

Round 6: 20-21 June Silverstone, Great Britain

Round 7: 11-12 July Nürburgring, Germany

Round 8: 25-26 July Budapest, Hungary

Round 9: 22-23 August Valencia, Europe

Round 10: 29-30 August Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Round 11: 12-13 September Monza, Italy