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Thu 07 Jan 1999
Wayne Bell To Manage Hyundai team
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Wayne Bell To Manage Hyundai team

Australia's Wayne Bell has announced his retirement from active competition in the World Rally Championship but the only Australian to drive at factory level in world championship rallying will now work even closer with the Hyundai World Rally ...

Sat 08 May 1999
Safari Rally: Entry List
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Safari Rally: Entry List

1999 Safari Rally Kenya Official Site: http://www.safarirally.co.ke Unofficial Site: http://www.thesafarirally.com/ Round 3 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 25-28 February 1999 Safari Rally Entry List The entry list is split into two...

Mon 01 Mar 1999
Safari Rally Results Update, Team Notes
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Safari Rally Results Update, Team Notes

1999 Safari Rally Kenya Official Site: http://www.safarirally.co.ke Unofficial Site: http://www.thesafarirally.com/ Round 3 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 25-28 February 1999 Tommi Makinen Has Now Been Excluded From The Safari ...

Thu 11 Feb 1999
Swedish Rally: Entry ListItinerary
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Swedish Rally: Entry ListItinerary

The International Swedish Rally 1999 Round 2 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 12-14 February 1999 Itinerary LEG 1 - Karlstad-Karlstad (512,81 km) Friday 12, February 09:00 Start from Karlstad SS1 Malta ...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
APRC: F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Review

APRC: F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Review

TAGUCHI TAKES THE ASIA-PACIFIC RALLY TITLE JAPANESE driver Katsuhiko Taguchi has taken the 1999 F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship after hot favourite Yoshihiro Kataoka retired from the final round, Rally China. The 27-year-old Taguchi...

Sat 08 May 1999
Swedish Rally: Introduction
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Swedish Rally: Introduction

The International Swedish Rally 1999 Official Site: http://www.swerally.se Round 2 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 12-14 February 1999 Introduction Welcome to the 1999 International Swedish Rally The Swedish Rally starts on...

Tue 10 Aug 1999
This Week in Ford Racing
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This Week in Ford Racing

This Week in Ford Racing August 10, 1999 FIA World Rally Jimmy McRae, father and manager to Colin, was British Rally Champion driver five times between 1981 and 1988. Today the 55-year old Scotsman drives in Historic Rallies and also plays...

Wed 20 Jan 1999
Monte Carlo - End of Leg 3
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Monte Carlo - End of Leg 3

67th Rally of Monte Carlo Round 1 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 17 January - 20 January 1999 End of Leg 3 (note: Leg 1 was the liason on Sunday, Leg 2 was the first days rallying on Monday) Makinen leads...the leader board from...

Sat 27 Mar 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Ford Unveils Ford Racing Fan Site

DEARBORN, Mich., September 1, 1999 - Team Ford Racing, a national fan club for Ford Racing enthusiasts wholly supported and sponsored by Ford Motor Company, debuted today with the unveiling of the Team Ford Racing web site (www.

Wed 21 Apr 1999
Rallye Catalunya: Final Results
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Rallye Catalunya: Final Results

1999 Rallye Movistar Catalunya - Costa Brava Official Site: http://www.rallyecatalunya.com/99/indexi.htm Round 5 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 19-21 April Philippe Bugalski & Jean-Paul Chiaroni in a Formula 2 Citroen Xsara Kit Car...

Thu 25 Feb 1999
Safari Rally Kenya: Introduction
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Safari Rally Kenya: Introduction

1999 Safari Rally Kenya Official Site: http://www.safarirally.co.ke Unofficial Site: http://www.thesafarirally.com/ Round 3 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 25-28 February 1999 The Safari is very different from the European special ...

Sun 18 Apr 1999
Rallye Catalunya Entry List (Corrected)
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Rallye Catalunya Entry List (Corrected)

1999 Rallye Movistar Catalunya - Costa Brava Official Site: http://www.rallyecatalunya.com/99/indexi.htm Round 5 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 19-21 April Correct Entry ...

Sun 21 Mar 1999
Portugal Itinerary and Entry List
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Portugal Itinerary and Entry List

1999 Rally De Portugal Official Site: http://www.tap-rallyedeportugal.pt Round 4 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 20-24 March Itinerary: (Portugal is GMT +1) Sunday March 21st SS 1 Baltar (Superspecial) 14:15 3.20 ...

Mon 11 Oct 1999
Sanremo Rally - End of Leg 1
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Sanremo Rally - End of Leg 1

McRae on form in Sanremo for Ford Martini The Ford Martini team was in confident mood at the end of day one of the Sanremo Rally after Colin McRae and co-driver Nicky Grist powered their Ford Focus World Rally Car into fifth position on this...

Fri 22 Jan 1999
Monte Carlo: The End.
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Monte Carlo: The End.

67th Rally of Monte Carlo Round 1 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 17 January - 20 January 1999 Next World Championship event is Sweden, 12-14 Feb, http://www.swerally.se/ More than anything, the Monte Carlo demonstrated just how ...

Tue 08 Jun 1999
Acropolis Rally Leg 2 Ford Martini Report
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Acropolis Rally Leg 2 Ford Martini Report

8 June 1999 McRae and Grist retire from Acropolis Rally A gritty and determined drive from Ford Martini World Rally Team pairing Colin McRae and Nicky Grist during today's second leg of the Acropolis Rally ended in disappointment when they...

Sun 18 Apr 1999
Rallye Catalunya Intinerary/Entry List
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Rallye Catalunya Intinerary/Entry List

1999 Rallye Movistar Catalunya - Costa Brava Official Site: http://www.rallyecatalunya.com/99/indexi.htm Round 5 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 19-21 April Timetable Entry ...

Thu 04 Nov 1999
Ford Martini Signs Carlos Sainz for 2000
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Ford Martini Signs Carlos Sainz for 2000

Ford signs Sainz for world rally title bid in 2000 Ford has signed double world champion Carlos Sainz to drive its Ford Focus World Rally Car in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. Sainz will team up with Scot Colin McRae to give the...

Thu 07 Jan 1999
Ford Announces Partnership with Martini Racing
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Ford Announces Partnership with Martini Racing

FORD REVEALS NEW PARTNER FOR RALLY PROGRAMME Ford Motor Companay has announced a major partnership with Martini Racing to support its FIA World Rally Championship programme. The striking livery on the all-new Ford Focus World Rally Car was ...

Sun 06 Jun 1999
Acropolis Rally - super special stage - Ford Racing
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Acropolis Rally - super special stage - Ford Racing

Ford Martini drivers turn up the heat in Greece Both Ford Focus World Rally Cars of Colin McRae and Thomas RÃ¥dstrom posted top six times as Greece's Acropolis Rally began this afternoon with a spectacular super special stage south of Athens.

Sat 08 May 1999
Guest Crashes Out
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Guest Crashes Out

GUEST CRASHES OUT! Michael Guest and David Green retired from the Rally of Portugal after smashing the left hand rear wheel and suspension against a tree on the second stage of the rally. Guest ran wide on a slippery gravel corner. Earlier...

Sun 28 Feb 1999
Safari Rally - Ford Results Report
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Safari Rally - Ford Results Report

McRae's Focus wins Safari Rally for Ford Martini Ford Martini World Rally Team drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist today won Kenya's Safari Rally in the new Ford Focus World Rally Car. On the longest, hottest and roughest round in the FIA World...

Mon 11 Oct 1999
Toyota Confirms F1, Pulls Out of Rallying
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Toyota Confirms F1, Pulls Out of Rallying

Toyota has announced that it is pulling out of World Championship rallying at the end of this season, and will be entering F1 in 2002. They said that they will be using their own chassis and engines, but have yet to declare whether it will be...

Sat 08 May 1999
Safari Rally: Competitive Section Details
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Safari Rally: Competitive Section Details

1999 Safari Rally Kenya Official Site: http://www.safarirally.co.ke Unofficial Site: http://www.thesafarirally.com/ Round 3 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 25-28 February 1999 Section Details Unlike most WRC events, there are no ...

Tue 12 Jan 1999
Ford Focus, Colin McRae Debut at Monte Carlo Rally
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Ford Focus, Colin McRae Debut at Monte Carlo Rally

Ford debuts Focus and McRae in Monte Carlo The glitz and glamour of Monte Carlo provides the perfect setting for the competition debut of the exciting new Ford Focus World Rally Car. Regarded as the most radical and technologically advanced ...

Thu 15 Jul 1999
Rally New Zealand Ford Day One Report
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Rally New Zealand Ford Day One Report

Ford Martini duo in top three on Rally New Zealand Auckland's famous America's Cup yachting village provided the backdrop for the start of the Rally New Zealand this afternoon, as Ford Martini World Rally Team drivers Colin McRae and Thomas ...

Tue 23 Nov 1999
This Week in Ford Racing 1999-11-23
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This Week in Ford Racing 1999-11-23

This Week in Ford Racing FIA World Rally Ford Claims Championship Point in '99 Finale Ford Focus rally cars finished sixth and ninth to score a world championship point this evening as the Rally of Great Britain finished in Cheltenham. That...

Fri 16 Jul 1999
New Zealand Rally Leg 1

New Zealand Rally Leg 1

Possum Bourne stayed out of trouble, apart from one spin on the day's penultimate stage, to rise from ninth to fifth at the end of the first Leg. "It's become a rally of survival in these conditions," said Bourne. "We had a mixed day although...

Sat 08 May 1999
Rallye Catalunya: End of Leg 1
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Rallye Catalunya: End of Leg 1

1999 Rallye Movistar Catalunya - Costa Brava Official Site: http://www.rallyecatalunya.com/99/indexi.htm Round 5 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 19-21 April A spectacular day today with the two Formula 2 Citroen Xsara Kit cars leading...

Sun 07 Nov 1999
Rally Australia - Ford Martini Leg 3 Report
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Rally Australia - Ford Martini Leg 3 Report

RÃ¥dstrom edged out of points in Rally Australia Thomas RÃ¥dstrom and Fred Gallagher narrowly missed out on a points-scoring finish in their Ford Focus World Rally Car after a tense battle during today's third and final leg of the Rally ...

Sun 11 Jul 1999
Rally NZ - ARC's best prepared to take on the World

Rally NZ - ARC's best prepared to take on the World

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- 29th Rally New Zealand World Rally Championship July 15-18 The Australian Rally Championship's top drivers are preparing for ...

Fri 30 Apr 1999
Ford Rally Teams Corsica Preview
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Ford Rally Teams Corsica Preview

Ford Martini aim for starring role in Corsica Just two weeks after the finish of the FIA World Rally Championship's first all asphalt event of the season, Ford Martini World Rally Team drivers Colin McRae and Simon Jean-Joseph return to...

Mon 18 Jan 1999
Ford Focus Makes Rally Debut
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Ford Focus Makes Rally Debut

Ford Focus Displays Potential on Rally Debut The Ford Focus World Rally Car of Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delivered a clear indication of its pace by crushing the opposition to win the final two special stages by an enormous margin on today's...

Fri 23 Apr 1999
Rallye Catalunya - Story, Team Notes, Champ Points
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Rallye Catalunya - Story, Team Notes, Champ Points

1999 Rallye Movistar Catalunya - Costa Brava Official Site: http://www.rallyecatalunya.com/99/indexi.htm Round 5 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 19-21 April ----------------------------------------------------------- In the 35th ...

Mon 22 Mar 1999
Rally De Portugal: Super Special results
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Rally De Portugal: Super Special results

1999 Rally De Portugal Official Site: http://www.tap-rallyedeportugal.pt Round 4 of the 1999 FIA World Rally Championship 20-24 March ------------------------------------------------------------ SS1 is a dual track Super Special stage held...

Fri 19 Feb 1999
Ford Martini turns up heat for Kenya's Safari Rally
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Ford Martini turns up heat for Kenya's Safari Rally

Kenya’s Safari Rally is one of motor sport’s last great challenges. It’s the longest, toughest and roughest rally in the FIA World Championship yet also one of the fastest and as such will provide the sternest test yet for the new Ford...