Sebastien Loeb had a comfortable 42-second victory in the Rally of Great
Britain today, but with the event marred by a tragedy, Markko
Martin's co-driver Michael Park killed in an accident on SS15 in his
home rally (see separate story),
Michael Park, one of the most experienced and respected co-drivers on the
World Rally Championship circuit, was killed this morning in an accident
on the final leg of the Rally of Great Britain.
Photo by Marlboro Peugeot...
Interview with Pascal Dimitri : The logistics of travelling to Rally
Moving an entire rally team to such a distant and singular country as
Japan is no easy matter. Peugeot Sport's Logistics Manager Pascal
Dimitri explains some of the ...
It was a Norwegian celebration in Sweden today, as Petter Solberg, the
rallycross and rally veteran from across the border, clinched the victory
for Subaru in the Swedish Rally, the second event in the 2005 World...
Sebastian Loeb demonstrated his mastery of the mountains, and the speed of
his Citroen Xsara WRC, at the Monte Carlo Rally this weekend, taking his
third consecutive Monte Carlo victory at this, the most famous of the World
Rally Championship ...
Ford signs Hirvonen to drive all-new Focus RS WRC
The BP-Ford World Rally Team has signed Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen
to drive the all-new Focus RS World Rally Car in the FIA World Rally
Championship. A three-year agreement will see the...
Angelo Medeghini and Barbara Capoferri are not taking part in Rally
Angelo and Barbara Medeghini will not enter the last round of the FIA
Production Car World Rally Championship 2005.
Angelo Medeghini due to an abdominal colic has...
During the recent Rally Japan, a Michelin Z BTO tyre was stolen from the
service facilities of one of Michelin's official partners in the Obihiro
service park during the night of Saturday October 1st / Sunday October
The 'new look' 307 WRC
Homologation of the latest specification 307 WRC successfully went
through on January 1st 2005 which means Peugeot's driver line-up will
be able to profit from the team's new challenger in Monte Carlo.
All-new Ford Focus rally car breaks cover in Australia
The all-new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car, the Blue Oval's challenger for
the 2006 FIA World Rally Championship, will make its first public
appearance on next week's Rally Australia (10 - 13...
UNITED STATES WILL SEEK A BID FOR A ROUND OF THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Monticello, New York (November 7, 2005) - The Sullivan County Visitors
Association and Rally New York, Ltd. have reached an agreement to pursue a
bid for a future round...
Skoda Motorsport World Rally Team drivers Armin Schwarz and Jan KopeckÃ½
ended the opening leg of Rallye Deutschland in ninth and 13th places
However Alex Bengue was forced to retire from the event when he spun his
Fabia WRC 05...
Australian Chris Atkinson will be counting on his experience from the
past two years in the Asia-Pacific Championship when he tackles Rally
Japan, the thirteenth round of the 2005 FIA World Rally Championship,
aboard his Subaru Impreza WRC later...
Frustrating day for Skoda Motorsport
Armin Schwarz ended the opening day of Rally Mexico -- the third round of the
2005 World Rally Championship - in 12th position as the Å koda Motorsport
World Rally Team debuted the new Fabia WRC05. Armin has...
Michelin made history on this weekend's Catalunya Rally, where Sebastien
Loeb's 10th victory of the season secured Citroen Sport its third
consecutive World Rally Championship for Manufacturers - and Michelin's
38th WRC title in all. With one...
The family of Michael Park has today opened a memorial account in his
name to fund a development scheme for young British co-drivers. Full
details of the scheme have still to be finalised and more information
will be available when they are ...
2006 Rally Italia Sardinia Presentation Press Conference
BOLOGNA (Italy) - The route of the third edition of Rally Italia Sardinia,
has been presented on Sunday December 11th at the Bologna Motor Show during
the Memorial Bettega ...
FIGHTING FOURTH FOR ATKINSON IN WRC FINALE
Australian Subaru driver Chris Atkinson has capped off a superb debut year
in the World Rally Championship with a fighting fourth place in a drama
filled finale to the 2005 Championship at Telstra Rally...
ATKINSON HEADS BACK TO FAMILIAR TERRAIN
Following an impressive performance during his tarmac
rallying debut last month Australian Chris Atkinson will
return to more familiar terrain this weekend to compete in
Wales Rally GB, round 12 of the ...
Antony Warmbold highly motivated after clocking strong shakedown time
For Ford driver Antony Warmbold, the Rally Japan (30 September to 2 October) started with a success. In the shakedown, the official test preceding the start to the 13th round...
- Citroen will return in 2007
Citroen has confirmed the rumours are true. The team that has dominated
the World Rally Championship in recent years will return to the sport in
2007. Citroen, along Peugeot, announced earlier this year that ...
Continued from part 1
Seb, he wants to give you a fight, no doubt you are ready for it?
Yes I am ready. For the moment everything is going well. Everything
with the car is good. I remember last year it was a fight with Petter and
Ford targets 50th consecutive points finish in Cyprus
Ford aims to create history on the Cyprus Rally (12 - 15 May) by
extending its remarkable points scoring record in the FIA World Rally
Championship to 50 consecutive events. Since the ...
TARMAC TUITION CONTINUES FOR ATKINSON
Australian Chris Atkinson furthered his experience on the
unfamiliar tarmac surface at Rallye de France in Corsica by
showing some impressive improvement aboard his Subaru Impreza
WRC over the three days of...
FIA World Rally Championship
September 29, 2005
Toshiya Azuma (Subaru)
Isao Torii (Mitsubishi)
Jean-Pierre Nicolas (Peugeot)
Torii-san thank you for the welcome to Japan, how clever of you to
organise such great weather.
SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM SIGNS ATKINSON FOR 2006
Subaru World Rally Team has announced the re-signing of
Australia's brightest rallying star, Chris Atkinson, for
The 25 year-old will partner Petter Solberg in the 2006 FIA
World Rally ...
As expected, Markko Martin has stepped down from the Peugeot seat for
the final three World Rally Championship events. The Estonian lost his
very close friend and co-driver Michael Park at the Rally of Great
Britain. The talented ace rally driver...
Over the brink...
The fourth round of the Junior World Rally Championship takes the Super 1600
runners back to Greece where three Citroen C2s have been entered for the
current series leader Ulsterman Kris Meeke, for 2nd-placed Daniel Sordo...