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Wed 24 Jan 2001
ITRC: Mark Fisher killed in crash

ITRC: Mark Fisher killed in crash

Up and coming rally driver Mark Fisher (27) was killed this past Sunday in a helicopter crash. His sister Emma also died in the crash. The helicopter was piloted by Fisher's father, legendary rally driver, Bertie Fisher. Bertie and his wife are...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

<pre> FORD KA RALLY KIT CAR - 2001 ENGINE 1.3-litre Endura-E, eight-valve four-cylinder engine with multi-point fuel injection. Optimised cylinder head porting; compression ratio11:1. Revised camshaft. New four-branch exhaust ...

Wed 02 May 2001
MERC: Reem Samuel profile

MERC: Reem Samuel profile

Reem Samuel - the fighting Israeli rally driver. Reem Samuel was born in 1964, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Age 21 he found that he got the "youth suger illness" but he decided that against all the limits he will become a rally driver . Started his...

Fri 11 May 2001
MERC: Driver profile - Ron Cremen

MERC: Driver profile - Ron Cremen

The Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC) for all over the years got visitors from countries not just in the middle-east but also from Europe , Asia & Australia. One of the most famous names that take part in this championship for years is the...

Mon 07 May 2001
MERC: Rally du Printemps, Lebanon Rally report/results

MERC: Rally du Printemps, Lebanon Rally report/results

The Lebanon Rally Championship Rally du Printemps Yestarday , 5th of May was held the 1st round of the Lebanon National Rally Championship , the 18th Rally du Printemps. The Lebanon championship has a 3 round series , also included the Rally...

Sat 05 May 2001
MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

Driver Profile : HAMED AL-WAHAIBI This time we make a break from the regular Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC) reports and take a look on one of the best Middle-east rally drivers. You all know Muhamed Bin-Sulayem, the 12th time...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Cologne, Germany, 9 July, 2001 -- Jost Capito, former COO of the Swiss-based Formula 1 team Red Bull Sauber Petronas, will join Ford of Europe as Director Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) -- Ford's UK-based specialist engineering division - from...

Tue 08 May 2001
MERC: Jordan Rally history

MERC: Jordan Rally history

Jordan international Rally is a very special rally in Middle East Championship (MERC). It is also a rally with long history. International, regional and local competitors have long respected the Jordan International Rally (JIR) for the...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Targa Tasmania honours volunteer officials

Targa Tasmania honours volunteer officials

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23: A total of 65 volunteer officials who have each provided 10 years of service to the Targa Tasmania motorsport tarmac rally will be honoured in Hobart tonight. The officials will be presented with certificates and badges by...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Mayo Single Stage Rally report

Mayo Single Stage Rally report

Mcnulty wins Ostan Oileann Acla Mayo Single Stage Rally Brilliant sunshine all day assured a great days rally for the competitors and spectators alike that descended on Achill Island for the Ostan Oilean Acla Mayo Single Stage Rally on the 21st...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Subaru Rally Of Canberra - Seeded entry list

Subaru Rally Of Canberra - Seeded entry list

ENTRY LIST No Entrant Driver / Co Driver Nat Vehicle Grp FIA 1 Team Subaru Possum Bourne Mark Stacey NZ Subaru Impreza WRC A8 A 2 Neal Bates Neal Bates Coral Taylor AUS Toyota Corolla WRC A8 3 Team Subaru Cody Crocker Greg Foletta AUS...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Rallye International de Charlevoix final results

Rallye International de Charlevoix final results

<pre> Results of The Rallye International de Charlevoix Round 7 of the Subaru Canadian Rally Championship, presented by Yokohama (driver, navigator, homes, car, time, winner's average speed): 1. Tom McGeer, Georgetown, Ont. / Mark ...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
RALLY: Eurosport Manhattan Rally Team Maine preview

RALLY: Eurosport Manhattan Rally Team Maine preview

Eurosport Manhattan Rallying plans 3 car attack for the 2001 Maine New York, NY - The Eurosport Manhattan Rally Team is finalizing the preparation of their 3 cars for competition in the prestigious 2001 Maine Forest Rally. The Maine Forest Rally...

Tue 08 May 2001
Daniel Dunbabin Rally of Wirral preview

Daniel Dunbabin Rally of Wirral preview

Top Peugeot Super 106 Cup contenders Daniel and Clive Dunbabin are all set to begin their assault on the Rally of Wirral next weekend, after a double header of test sessions over the past three days. The Warrington twins spent one day each at...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions final report

Michelin Race of Champions final report

Harri Rovanpera crowned Champion of Champions Finnish WRC ace, Harri Rovanpera was duly crowned 2001 Champion of Champions after defeating Germany's Armin Schwarz in the Final of the prestigious Michelin Race Of Champions event at the Circuito...

Mon 05 Feb 2001
Michael Doohan debuts in Targa Tasmania

Michael Doohan debuts in Targa Tasmania

Australia's five-times 500cc motorcycle world champion Michael Doohan will make his motor racing debut driving a race-bred Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG in this year's Targa Tasmania tarmac rally. Doohan's entry in the Targa event from April 18-24...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
Dunedin Transport Museum - Southern Festival Of Speed 2001

Dunedin Transport Museum - Southern Festival Of Speed 2001

Racing round the houses may be off the agenda for now but that failed to stop competitors from turning on a spectacular act at the weekend's Otago Daily Times Southern Festival of Speed motor sport events. Reigning Otago Sports Car Club champion...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
ITRC: Tribute to Bertie and Mark Fisher

ITRC: Tribute to Bertie and Mark Fisher

The world of rallying is deeply shocked and saddened on hearing news of the tragic death of legendary driver Bertie Fisher. The Fisher name had become synominous to everyone involved in the sport and beyond. This was set to continue with the ...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
MERC: Peugeot Sport Cyprus team news

MERC: Peugeot Sport Cyprus team news

The Peugeot Sport Cyprus Rally Team was founded in 1980 just after the Talbot team stop rallying. First cars of the team were 504 Coupe and the little 104 ZS. After a while the team moved to the 205 GTI 1.6 & 1.9 litre, and then to 309 GTI 1.9...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced
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BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced

Peugeot Motor Company is pleased to announce its 2002 Motor Sport programme, which focuses on rallying. Peugeot will withdraw from the British Touring Car Championship. This decision supports the investment in rallying and specifically the 206 WRC...

Tue 03 Jul 2001
MERC: Mohammed bin Sulayem car fire

MERC: Mohammed bin Sulayem car fire

Middle East Rally champion Mohammed Ben Sulayem and co-driver Ronan Morgan were both treated in hospital tonight after their car caught fire on the road section immediately following the tenth and penultimate stage in the second leg of the Rally...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

Cypriot champion eyes Sulayem's Middle East crown Cypriot champion, Andreas Tsouloftas, is hoping to Tsouloftas is close to completing negotiations with a World Rally Championship team HYUNDAI and a manufacturer's UAE dealer to acquire a World...

Mon 16 Jul 2001
Gough, Williamson Rally Charlemagne report
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Gough, Williamson Rally Charlemagne report

Rally Charlemagne Robert Gough, paired with co-driver Carl Williamson set out to continue their Peugeot Super 106 Cup experience, with the Rally Charlemagne, Maubeuge, France. After a disappointing finish on the Wirral Rally in May due to ...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

ITRC: Byrnes Donegal race notes

The Golden Mile Hillclimb, the latest Round of the Dunlop National Hillclimb/Sprint Challenge, hosted by Donegal Motor Club saw Championship leader Frank Byrnes chalk up two further podium positions. In his F2000 Reynard, the Oranmore, County...

Sat 21 Apr 2001
Targa Tasmania tarmac rally Saturday report

Targa Tasmania tarmac rally Saturday report

Australia's five-times 500cc motorcycle champion Michael Doohan today escaped injury in a high speed crash which eliminated him from the 10th anniversary Targa Tasmania tarmac rally. The 35-year-old crashed his Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG early in...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions preview

Michelin Race of Champions preview

The Michelin Race of Champions brings together top names from all forms of world class motor sport in a single, relaxed yet competitive event, which is widely shown on International TV. World Rally driver Michèle Mouton organised the first Race...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
MERC: Bustami leads Jordanian challenge at Dubai Rally

MERC: Bustami leads Jordanian challenge at Dubai Rally

Bustami Hopes For a Silver Lining in Dubai Jordanian leaves Group N behind after being foiled in bid for national title hat-trick Faris Bustami leads a four-car Jordanian challenge in this week's Dubai International Rally, and he will be...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Peugeot, Total announces new UK rally series

Peugeot, Total announces new UK rally series

206 Super Cup Rally Series Announced The Peugeot 206 Super Cup, the most exciting one-make rally series in the UK, is delighted to announce a fantastic calendar for its 2002 programme. The Cup will follow most of the events in the revised...

Fri 23 Mar 2001
Jeep entered in Namibia Rally

Jeep entered in Namibia Rally

Namibia One Motor racing legend Sarel van der Merwe, now resident in Paarl, is back behind the wheel the Vacation Vans Jeep Cherokee this weekend (29 - 31 March 2001) for the Namibia International Toyota Tara Rally, round one of the 2001 FIA...

Thu 28 Jun 2001
Bighorn Rally: McGeer vainqueur, Besner sur le podium

Bighorn Rally: McGeer vainqueur, Besner sur le podium

Calgary (Alberta), le 27 mai 2001.- Déjà victorieux la semaine dernière du Bighorn Rally, première des deux étapes albertaines du championnat canadien des Rallyes Subaru présenté par Yokohama, le pilote canadien Tom McGeer, co-piloté par...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
MERC: Liatti and Loubet to join Feghali and Mistral for Lebanon

MERC: Liatti and Loubet to join Feghali and Mistral for Lebanon

Liatti and Loubet to join Feghali and Mistral Racing for the 25th Rally of Lebanon. Mistral Racing will be competing, with no less than three cars, in the 25th Rally of Lebanon - 5th round of the 2001 Middle East Rally Championship and a strong...

Tue 29 May 2001
Daryl Beattie to make comeback in Australian rally

Daryl Beattie to make comeback in Australian rally

TUESDAY, MAY 29: Daryl Beattie, who finished runner-up to fellow-Australian Michael Doohan in the 500cc motorcycle world championship in 1995, is making a comeback to racing in this year's Australian Safari international cross country...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi Australia Rally recap

MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi Australia Rally recap

Hamed Al-Wahaibi Win The "Teams Cup" In Australia !!! Oman leading rally driver Hamed Al-Wahaibi won the WRC round in Australia in the Teams Cup class in his Allstar Subaru Impreza WRC 2001. He also finished the rally in 13th place . This was...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
Peugeot wins title at Rally Casinos do Algarve

Peugeot wins title at Rally Casinos do Algarve

Peugeot: National Constructors Champion Two 206 WRC on the Podium in the Rally Casinos do Algarve With Miguel Campos/Carlos Magalhães stunning win, and Adruzilo Lopes / Luís Lisboa second place in the Rali Casinos do Algarve, the Peugeot Esso...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
Ford Racing Puma Scottish Rally report
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Ford Racing Puma Scottish Rally report

Ford's French ace Patrick Magaud recorded a remarkable debut on the Scottish Rally today (Saturday) powering his Rapid Fit Puma Super 1600 rally car to a fine third place finish in the fourth round of the all-new Formula Rally Championship. With...