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Sat 16 Dec 2000
Francois Delecour joins Ford
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Francois Delecour joins Ford

Ford has signed François Delecour to drive a Ford Focus World Rally Car in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. The Frenchman will team up with Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz to provide the Ford Martini squad with the strongest driver...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Rallye de Grande Bretagne Michelin final
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Rallye de Grande Bretagne Michelin final

RALLYE DE GRANDE BRETAGNE Dimanche 26 novembre 2000 Etape 3 - Fin du Rallye PEUGEOT + GRONHOLM + MICHELIN : FORMULE VICTORIEUSE AU CHAMPIONNAT DU MONDE 2000 !! A l'issue de sa toute première saison au niveau mondial, Marcus ...

Rally of Great Britain final Vauxhall report
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Rally of Great Britain final Vauxhall report

Network Q Rally GB 2000 November 23/November 26 Day 4 - End of Rally, after 17 stages Total stage distance: 380.80kms Vauxhall Motorsport's Mark Higgins took Formula 2 class honours today (Sunday, 26 November) on this year's Network Q Rally of...

Rally of Great Britain final finishing positions
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Rally of Great Britain final finishing positions

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya finished fourth on the Rally of Great Britain today to secure second place for their Ford Martini team in the FIA World Rally Championship. The result also sealed third for the Spanish duo in the drivers' championship,...

Rally of Great Britain leg two
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Rally of Great Britain leg two

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist crashed out of the Rally of Great Britain during today's second leg when seemingly on course for a record-equalling fourth victory in their Ford Focus World Rally Car. The demise of the Ford Martini pairing, ...

rally Great Britain Vauxhall leg one report
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rally Great Britain Vauxhall leg one report

Day 2 - End of Leg 1, after 8 stages Total stage distance (after Leg 1): 130.19kms Vauxhall Motorsport's duo of Mark Higgins and Neil Wearden finished day two of the Network Q Rally of Great Britain in determined mood after slashing their ...

Rally Great Britain Ford Focus leads after leg one
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Rally Great Britain Ford Focus leads after leg one

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delighted their army of British fans by leading the Rally of Great Britain in their Ford Focus World Rally Car after today's wet and slippery opening leg. Ford Martini team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya lie third...

Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six
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Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six

Wet weather and very muddy conditions so typical of the Rally of Great Britain reminded the 150 pairings who took the start of this final round of the FIA World Rally Championship this evening exactly what lies in store over the next three days in...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie
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Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie

Les commissaires sportifs du Rallye d'Australie ont annonce ce matin à Perth (09.26 heures locale) leur decision d'exclure le pilote Mitsubishi Tommi Makinen du classement general de l'epreuve après avoir declare son turbo non-conforme ...

Rally Australia Michelin update
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Rally Australia Michelin update

It was announced in Perth this morning (09.26 local time) that stewards of Rally Australia 2000 have decided to exclude Mitsubishi driver Tommi Makinen from the final results of the event after they found his turbocharger to be illegal (different...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rally Great Britain Michelin preview
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Rally Great Britain Michelin preview

MICHELIN 2000 WORLD RALLY CHAMPION. In Australia, with its partner Peugeot, Michelin clinched its 29th World Rally Championship title*. This weekend in Wales, the French tyre specialist could add a 30th crown to that score if Marcus ...

Rallye Grande Bretagne Michelin Preview
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Rallye Grande Bretagne Michelin Preview

Partenaire de Peugeot, Michelin a decroche en Australie son 29e titre de Champion du monde* (couronnes "Constructeurs" et "Pilotes" confondues). Ce week-end, en Grande-Bretagne, la firme française pourrait en ajouter un 30e : celui des "Pilotes"...

Rally Great Britain Ford preview
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Rally Great Britain Ford preview

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya start the Rally of Great Britain (23 - 26 November) intent on rounding off the team's most successful FIA World Rally Championship campaign for seven years...

Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview
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Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview

Originally-From: "ProAction" <media@proaction.co.uk> British Rally Champions, Vauxhall Motorsport, face the year's biggest challenge in the four-day Network Q Rally GB, our home round of the FIA World Rally Championship, aiming for a top...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia - final positions
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Rally Australia - final positions

Tapio Laukkanen and Kaj Lindström scored their first ever FIA World Rally Championship point on the Rally Australia today. Driving a Ford Focus World Rally Car in competition for only the second time, the Finns ended the demanding four-day...

Rally Australia Michelin secures manufacturer's title
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Rally Australia Michelin secures manufacturer's title

Rally Australia 2000 is sure to be remembered as one of the most tactical WRC qualifying rounds in a long, long time. On the last day, however, once teams and drivers had finished with their cat and mouse games as they jockeyed for positions on...

Rallye d'Australie Michelin la victorie pour Michelin
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Rallye d'Australie Michelin la victorie pour Michelin

L'édition 2000 du Rallye d'Australie restera marquée par le fait que ce fût une course de tactique ! Lors de la toute dernière étape cependant, une fois que les écuries et les pilotes avaient terminé de jouer au chat et à la souris pour se...

Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form
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Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form

Claiming his fifth straight Australian Rally Championship, taking his third Asia-Pacific Rally Championship and now finishing the season off with his second privateer win at World Championship level, Subaru Australia's Possum Bourne has had a...

Erik Comas Rally Australia day three
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Erik Comas Rally Australia day three

CHAMPION racing driver Erik Comas saw out the end of the Australian round of the World Rally Championship today - but as a spectator rather than a competitor in his own Loctite Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 6. After crashing out midway through ...

Erik Comas Rally Australia Day  2
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Erik Comas Rally Australia Day 2

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas will continue with his plans to become a professional rally driver - despite crashing out of his world championship debut today. Midway through today's second leg of the Perth-based Telstra Rally Australia, his...

Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station
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Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station

Against a World class field of World Championship teams and drivers, current Australian Rally Champion Possum Bourne is happy to hold onto eighth outright after another strong day is dusty and difficult conditions. Bourne took the option to hold...

Rally Australia Leg two report
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Rally Australia Leg two report

Tapio Laukkanen and Kaj Lindström are battling hard to score their first ever FIA World Rally Championship points after steering their Ford Focus through today's second leg of the Rally Australia in seventh. The Finns, on only their second ...

Rally Australia Sainz disqualified
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Rally Australia Sainz disqualified

The Ford Martini World Rally Team has decided not to appeal against the exclusion of Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya following the end of today's opening leg of the Rally Australia. A late night meeting of the rally's stewards disqualified Sainz and...

Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable
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Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable

For Possum Bourne season 2000 has been next to perfect and Leg 1 of Telstra Rally Australia has given him even more reasons to smile, the Subaru driver currently lies in ninth outright amongst a stacked field of world class International drivers!...