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Tue 26 Sep 2000
Corsica Rally Michelin preview
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Corsica Rally Michelin preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 11: Tour of Corsica (September 28th - October 1st 2000) SHAPING UP FOR A FABULOUS FINALE! With only four rounds to go before the curtain comes down on the 2000 World Rally Championship, the situation at the...

Sat 12 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Leg 2 Ford Martini Report

Swedish Rally - Leg 2 Ford Martini Report

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist produced a blistering display during today's second leg of the Swedish International Rally to keep their Ford Focus World Rally Car in the midst of a terrific battle for the top placings. The Ford Martini pairing...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas takes on a completely different motorsport challenge this weekend - making his debut in the F.I.A. World Rally Championship. The French driver, a titleholder in motor racing classes as diverse as Formula 3000, ...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

As the 2000 racing season hits the homestretch, Ford Racing is looking to cap off a dominant year in its worldwide racing program. As NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, CART, World Rally Championship and British Touring Car...

Fri 11 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Leg 1

Swedish Rally - Leg 1

McRae's stage win sets up second day attack Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz both ended today's opening leg of the Swedish International Rally in the top six in their Ford Focus World Rally Cars. McRae and co-driver Nicky...

Wed 30 Aug 2000
Cyprus Rally preview
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Cyprus Rally preview

New World Championship Wild Card Cyprus Rally, September 8/10, 2000 Cyprus Rally was brought into the World Championship as a late replacement for China Rally, so is an unknown quantity for all the top teams. A well respected round of the...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
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...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
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"...

Sun 10 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally Michelin final report
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Cyprus Rally Michelin final report

CARLOS SAINZ (FORD) TOPS ANOTHER ALL-MICHELIN PODIUM Carlos Sainz's magnificent start-to-finish win in Cyprus today may well turn out to be a landmark event in the 2000 World Championship. For one, it was the Spaniard's first win in 26 months,...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
Michelin Rallye de Chypre
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Michelin Rallye de Chypre

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 10ème manche : Rallye de Chypre (7-10 septembre 2000) UN PARFUM D'ACROPOLE ! Si les quatre derniers rendez-vous du Mondial 2000 se dérouleront sur des terrains plus que connus (Tour de Corse, Sanremo,...

Sun 27 Feb 2000
Safari Rally - leg 3 - Ford Report
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Safari Rally - leg 3 - Ford Report

Ford today celebrated a double points finish on Kenya's Safari Rally, the most gruelling round of the FIA World Rally Championship, when Carlos Sainz and Petter Solberg each drove their Focus World Rally Cars to top six finishes. Sainz and ...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Michelin Sanremo preview
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Michelin Sanremo preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 12: Sanremo Rally (October 19th-22nd 2000) CLOSER AND CLOSER AT THE TOP! The closer we get to the end of the year, the closer the situation at the sharp end of the World Rally Championship points tables seems...

Fri 05 May 2000
Ford Plans to Leave Rivals Crying in Rally Argentina
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Ford Plans to Leave Rivals Crying in Rally Argentina

The Latin influence will be to the fore for the third FIA World Rally Championship round in a row next week when Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya tackle the Rally Argentina. The event (11...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
Ford racing Cyprus Rally preview
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Ford racing Cyprus Rally preview

McRae and Sainz venture into the unknown The sun-kissed holiday island of Cyprus will provide little opportunity for relaxation in the Ford Martini World Rally team next week. The FIA World Rally Championship leading team journeys to the ...

Thu 13 Jan 2000
Dean Herridge Looks Forward To 2000

Dean Herridge Looks Forward To 2000

Herridge Looks Forward to 2000 by Neil Blackbourn rally.com.au caught up with a very confident Dean Herridge at the Maximum Motorsport yesterday to ask his plans for the 2000 season. And his plans at this stage are unconfirmed but they have a...

Fri 08 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally Michelin preview
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Cyprus Rally Michelin preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 10: Cyprus Rally (September 7th-10th 2000) THE ACROPOLIS REVISITED! While the final four rounds of the 2000 World Championship (Corsica, Sanremo, Australia, Great Britain) will take place to very ...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview

Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25: Bruce Garland (born 20.8.58) is preparing to blaze his way through the toughest terrain of the Northern Territory later this year in an attempt to create history and become the first three-times auto winner of the Australian...

Sat 13 May 2000
Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes
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Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes

Bad luck for SEAT in Argentina Both cars succumbed to clutch problems after negotiating some of the 39 water-splashes on this year's event. Pre-event testing, during which many similar water-crossings were driven through, had not created any...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Michelin preview
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Rally Australia Michelin preview

Round 13: Rally Australia (November 9th - 12th 2000) GRAVEL TO DECIDE THE CHAMPIONSHIP. Peugeot's one-two finish in Sanremo in October brought Michelin its second consecutive grand slam on World Championship asphalt, a performance achieved...

Fri 09 Jun 2000
Acropolis Rally - leg 1
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Acropolis Rally - leg 1

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya dominated today's opening leg of the Acropolis Rally to hold first and second positions in their Ford Focus World Rally Cars. On a day when Greece's ...

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 ...

Sun 13 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delivered a stunning performance during a thrilling shoot-out on the final speed test to secure third place for the Ford Martini World Rally Team on the Swedish International Rally today. The British pair fired their...

Fri 14 Jan 2000
New Look for the Ford Martini World Rally Team
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New Look for the Ford Martini World Rally Team

Ford's new Focus World Rally Car will sport an exciting new livery for the 2000 FIA World Rally Championship which begins in Monte Carlo next week. The four-wheel drive Focus, which boasts a number of important technical revisions for the...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally
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Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally

Ford's Colin McRae will be fit to start Italy's Sanremo Rally (20 - 23 October) just 11 days after hospital surgery to repair a cheekbone fractured in his accident during the Tour of Corsica rally at the end of last month. Doctors in Edinburgh...