2009 marks the second season of the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup. The Sports Car Club of America Pro Racing division sanctioned the series. The series is limited to thirty drivers aged 16 to 26. Volkswagen is distributing $250,000 in prize money, with the Jetta TDI Cup champion awarded $100,000 to advance their racing career.

Identically prepared Volkswagen Jetta TDI is raced by the competitors. The Jetta uses a four-cylinder 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel engine, which runs on Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel. The power is transferred through a six-speed, double-clutch automatic DSG transmission. The package produces 170-horsepower with 258 ft-lbs of torque.

The cars are fitted 240/640-18 Pirelli racing tires mounted on 8.5 X 18 alloy rims. Stopping the Volkswagen are four-piston calipers with 14 diameter rotors on the front and on the rear single-piston calipers with 10 diameter rotors. A Recaro racing seat, driver-side window safety net, six-point racing harness, FIA roll cage and an FIA-approved on-board fire extinguisher system are installed for safety. The Jetta has a curb weight of 2,844-pounds.

The ten-race season begins at the end of April at Virginia International and ends in September at Road Atlanta. The weekends at Virginia and New Jersey Motorsports Park will be doubleheaders.

  • April 24-26 - Virginia International Raceway
  • May 15-17 - Miller Motorsport Park
  • June 19-21 - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
  • July 24-26 - Autobahn Country Club
  • August 14-16 - Road America
  • August 28-30 - Mosport International Raceway
  • September 11-13 - New Jersey Motorsports Park
  • September 24-26 - Road Atlanta

Round seven of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup was held at Mosport International Raceway. Drivers would compete in a thirty-minute contest around the ten-turn 2.459-mile road course.

The start of round seven for the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup at Mosport International Raceway. At the front of the twenty-six car field is the pole-sitter, Mark Pombo, in the No. 20 Genuine Parts and Accessories VW Jetta TDI. Behind Pombo is the other front-row qualifier, Jake Thompson, driving the No. 19 Bosch VW Jetta TDI. Next to Thompson is the No. 27 Castrol Syntec VW Jetta TDI of Andy Lee.
The pole-sitter for round seven was Mark Pombo driving the No. 20 Genuine Parts and Accessories VW Jetta TDI. Pombo had been the fastest all weekend. By the race's halfway point, he had opened a twelve-second gap. However, Timmy Megenbier and Andrew Cordeiro cut into his lead as the track dried. Pombo held on for his first victory of the season and second of the series. He moved to fourth in the standings.
The championship leader entering Mosport was Timmy Megenbier. Megenbier put the No. 17 Chicagoland VW / Caputo VW Jetta TDI fourth on the starting grid. He was in contention from the beginning of the race and was embroiled in a battle for second with Andrew Cordeiro. During the contest, the pair caught the eventual winner Mark Pombo, but Megenbier could do no better than a second-place finish.
This was the second season of the series for local racer Andrew Cordeiro, who drove the No. 26 Hitachi VION VW Jetta TDI. At this event last year, Cordeiro started sixth and finished twenty-third. During the qualifying session, he recorded the ninth fastest time. Cordeiro excelled in the race and fought the points leader, Timmy Megenbier, for second place. He would finish third and collect his first podium result.
Another driver returning to the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup was Andy Lee. Lee finished tenth in last season's championship, but a year of experience was paying off as he found himself second in the title chase after six rounds. Lee competed in the No. 27 Castrol Syntec VW Jetta TDI. He qualified third fastest for the event at Mosport. However, he was no match for the leaders and finished in the fourth position.
There were three Invitational drivers entered. Two were Canadian journalists. Local writer Jim Kenzie drove the No. 31 Virginia Tech VW Jetta TDI and finished twenty-fourth overall. Quebec's Marc Lachapelle piloted the No. 35 Preloved VW Jetta TDI and finished eighteenth. Maximilian Hacklander in the No. 21 Genuine Parts and Accessories VW Jetta TDI from the German ADAC Polo Cup was the quickest of the trio.

FINISHSTARTDRIVERCARLAPSRETIREMENTS
11Mark PomboVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
24Timmy MegenbierVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
39Andrew CordeiroVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
43Andy LeeVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
52Jake ThompsonVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
65Joey AtterburyVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
77Ryan EllisVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
88Juan Pablo Sierra LendleVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
910Donny WarrenVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
-21Maximilian HacklanderVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
106JD MobleyVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1114Andrew NovichVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1217Nicky BoulleVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1311Taylor BroekemeierVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1416Derek JonesVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1512Devin CatesVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1620Juan Pablo DelgadoVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1721AJ NealeyVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
-19Marc LachapelleVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1826Perry RichardsonVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
1918Kerstin SmutnyVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
2022David RichertVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
2123Andrew Gun TuckerVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup17-
-24Jim KenzeVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup16-
2215Eric MorseVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup9Wheel
2325Theresa CondictVolkswagen Jetta TDI Cup-Did Not Start

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