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Sun 05 Nov 2000
Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia
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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, ...

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...

Tue 26 Sep 2000
Corsica Rally Michelin preview
WRC

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...

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 01 Sep 2000
2001 WRC schedule announced

2001 WRC schedule announced

The following is the tentative 2001 World Rally Championship schedule, as approved by the FIA Rallies Commission. The final schedule will be ratified by the FIA World Council this October. <pre> 19-21 Jan: Monte Carlo Rally (MC) 09-11...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Michelin Sanremo preview
WRC

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...

Wed 23 Feb 2000
This Week In Ford Racing Feb 22, 2000
WRC

This Week In Ford Racing Feb 22, 2000

This Week in Ford Racing February 22, 2000 FIA World Rally Ford Martini lured by Kenyan victory memories Kenya's Safari Rally has a place in the hearts of all true rallying aficionados. It is one of motorsport's great adventures and holds a...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
Michelin Rallye de Chypre
WRC

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,...

Wed 30 Aug 2000
Cyprus Rally preview
WRC

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...

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

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...

Wed 23 Aug 2000
Rally of Finland Michelin final report
WRC

Rally of Finland Michelin final report

RALLY FINLAND Sunday August 20th 2000 End of rally report GRONHOLM ON TOP OF THE WORLD! After his successes in February's Swedish Rally and last July in New Zealand, Peugeot-Michelin driver Marcus Grönholm collected his second consecutive...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
Corsica Results from Stage 1
WRC

Corsica Results from Stage 1

<pre> Results as of: Friday @ 12:00 Nick is 6th in class out of 10 class runners, and 105th overall after Stage 1. P.

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Sainz disqualified
WRC

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...

Thu 20 Jan 2000
Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report
WRC

Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report

Sainz shows well on Ford Focus debut drive Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya made an encouraging debut for the Ford Martini World Rally Team today by holding an excellent fourth position after the opening leg of the Monte Carlo Rally. The Spanish...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Francois Delecour joins Ford
WRC

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...

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...

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

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 11 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report
WRC

Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report

AFTER his first full day of world championship rallying - competing in the Perth-based Telstra Rally Australia - ex-Formula One driver Erik Comas says simply: "Now I admire rally drivers even more!" The 35-year-old Frenchman had a difficult ...

Sat 19 Aug 2000
Rally Finland standings after day 1
WRC

Rally Finland standings after day 1

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 1:03:22.40 2. Richard Burns GB...

Sat 12 Aug 2000
Natalie Barratt Looking Forward to Finnish Forests in Neste Rally
WRC

Natalie Barratt Looking Forward to Finnish Forests in Neste Rally

Natalie Barratt (25, Wilmslow) will be embarking upon her second Finnish rally adventure of the year next week when she takes part in the Neste Rally Finland (18-20 August), the 9th round of this year's FIA World Rally Championship. Natalie's ...

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...

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...

Sun 01 Oct 2000
Tour de Corse - Etape 2 - Michelin
WRC

Tour de Corse - Etape 2 - Michelin

PEUGEOT MICHELIN AUX COMMANDES ; 2e ETAPE MARQUEE PAR UN ACCIDENT A la fin de la deuxième étape du Tour de Corse, Gilles Panizzi et François Delecour (Peugeot-Michelin) continuent à mener leur manche nationale du Championnat du monde des ...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview
CCR

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...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Erik Comas Rally Australia day three
WRC

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 ...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview
WRC

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...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally
WRC

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...

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

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 12 Nov 2000
Rallye d'Australie Michelin la victorie pour Michelin
WRC

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...

Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable
WRC

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!...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
Colin McRae operation scheduled for Monday
WRC

Colin McRae operation scheduled for Monday

Ford Martini World Rally team driver Colin McRae is recovering well following last weekend's serious accident on the Tour of Corsica rally in which the Scot suffered a double fracture of his left cheekbone and a bruised lung. After being flown...

Fri 18 Aug 2000
Rally Finland - Day 1 Michelin report
WRC

Rally Finland - Day 1 Michelin report

Following his emphatic victory on the recent Rally of New Zealand, Peugeot-Michelin's Marcus Gronholm has taken a step closer to becoming the latest in a long line of Finnish rallying legends after emerging as early pacesetter in the 2000 Rally ...

Fri 21 Jan 2000
Monte Carlo Rally - leg 2 - Ford Martini Report
WRC

Monte Carlo Rally - leg 2 - Ford Martini Report

Ford Martini World Rally Team duo Carlos Sainz and Colin McRae each held top four placings as the second leg of the Monte Carlo Rally ended tonight. Sainz and co-driver Luis Moya powered their Ford Focus World Rally Car into second during...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rallye Grande Bretagne Michelin Preview
WRC

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"...

Thu 13 Jul 2000
Rally news 2000-07-13
BRC

Rally news 2000-07-13

World Rally Championship. Colin Mcrae seems to be the key man in the current drivers market for season 2001. The Scottish world champion has the option of signing a new deal with current employers Ford, or looking elsewhere for a more ...

Sat 13 May 2000
Argentine Rally standings after Leg 2
WRC

Argentine Rally standings after Leg 2

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Carlos Sainz E Ford Focus 1:27:42.30 2. Marcus Gronholm FIN...