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Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

Along with his life-long colleague and friend, Mike Costin, Keith had set up Cosworth Engineering in 1958, and guided it to unprecedented success in the field of high-performance automotive engineering. It was Keith who personally designed the...

Wed 25 Oct 2006
JWRC: Stephen Petch Rally GB plans announced
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JWRC: Stephen Petch Rally GB plans announced

Stephen Petch offered Hyundai WRC drive for Rally GB Young County Durham rally driver Stephen Petch Junior has been handed the opportunity of a life time after being given the use of an SG Petch Motorsport run Hyundai Accent World Rally Car to...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Ford leg two summary
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Cyprus Rally: Ford leg two summary

BP-Ford duo sets sights on podium double in Cyprus Rally BP-Ford World Rally Team remains on course to close the gap on the leaders of the FIA World Rally Championship after ending today's second leg of the Cyprus Rally with both drivers in...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Gronholm earns the 50th win for Ford in SwedenHeadline
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Gronholm earns the 50th win for Ford in Sweden

Marcus Gronholm has started the World Rally Championship season on a high note, winning the first two rally events on the 2006 calendar. The Finn scored his first tarmac victory in Monte Carlo and followed that up by notching today's Swedish Rally...

Sun 22 Jan 2006
Monte Carlo Rally leg 1 standings
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Monte Carlo Rally leg 1 standings

Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- -------- 1. 3 A8 M....

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Kevin Davies to run Rally Great Britain
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Kevin Davies to run Rally Great Britain

'Kevin's Art Attack on Wales Rally GB!' Art and motorsport rarely mix, but rising star Kevin Davies will be looking to make the right impression on December's Wales Rally GB, thanks to an exciting and innovative new project. Whilst many young...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
Elena to receive inaugural Michael Park Trophy
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Elena to receive inaugural Michael Park Trophy

MICHAEL PARK "BEEF" TROPHY On September 18th 2005, Michael PARK ("Beef"), Markko MARTIN's co-driver, was killed in a tragic accident during the Wales Rally GB. The WRC world misses his honesty, simplicity and his joy for life. A group of his...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Red Bull Skoda preview
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Rally of Turkey: Red Bull Skoda preview

The Red Bull Skoda team wants to make amends for the Cyprus failures in Turkey An additional performance check on Monday is to help resolve the causes of the early double retirement Harri Rovanpera/Risto Pietiläinen (FIN) hope to get ...

Thu 23 Mar 2006
Rally Catalunya: Round three preview
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Rally Catalunya: Round three preview

Rally Preview Five months after its last visit to the country, the FIA World Rally Championship returns to Spain for the first of two consecutive asphalt events, the Rally Catalunya-Costa Daurada. The fourth of the 16-round series is considered...

Sat 02 Dec 2006
Alister McRae to debut SA Toyota in Wales
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Alister McRae to debut SA Toyota in Wales

Alister McRae ready to debut Toyota Super 2000 after successful test Alister McRae is ready to debut the Toyota Super 2000R rally car in the FIA World Rally Championship on this weekend's Wales Rally GB. The Scot has just completed a successful...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich final summary
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Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich final summary

A Cypriot hat-trick for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena (Citroën/BFGoodrich) * Third consecutive success for Sébastien Loeb in Cyprus * Loeb draws closer to a third Drivers' world title, while BP-Ford closes to within seven points of ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
USRC: Nicky Grist to advise Rally New York USA

USRC: Nicky Grist to advise Rally New York USA

A renowned FIA World Rally Championship competitor To Advise Rally New York USA Monticello, New York (February 7, 2006) Nicky Grist, a renowned FIA World Rally Championship competitor, will advise Rally New York USA and has agreed to serve as...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Subaru preview
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Rally of Turkey: Subaru preview

Next week the Subaru World Rally Team will return to the Mediterranean for the Rally of Turkey, round 13 of the 16-event 2006 FIA World Rally Championship. The event's harsh terrain should have a familiar feel. Run high in the Anatolian...

Mon 27 Mar 2006
Rally Catalunya final results
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Rally Catalunya final results

Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- -------- 1. 1 A8 S. Loeb...

Sat 11 Nov 2006
Rally New Zealand: Rallye route
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Rally New Zealand: Rallye route

<pre> RALLY NEW ZEALAND ROUND 15 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 16 - 19 November 2006 Thursday 16 November: Ceremonial start Start Hood Street, Hamilton 19.30 Friday 17 November: Leg 1 Hamilton - Hamilton Start...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Rally Ireland 2007 update on route layout
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Rally Ireland 2007 update on route layout

Something Special for Rally Ireland Rally Ireland has announced ambitious plans to introduce a Super Special Stage to its premier WRC round next November. Organisers today released concept drawings of a track layout they're planning to...

Mon 27 Nov 2006
Rally Great Britain: Gareth MacHale preview
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Rally Great Britain: Gareth MacHale preview

GARETH MACHALE CARRIES THE FLAG FOR IRELAND After a three month break from the World Rally Championship, Gareth MacHale will be flying the flag for Ireland on the final round, Rally GB, in his 2003 Ford Focus WRC "We are seeded second ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Subaru final summary
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Rally of Turkey: Subaru final summary

Subaru World Rally Team Summary Subaru World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson finished sixth on Rally Turkey today after a tense final Leg of competition which brought multiple changes to the top ten. Atkinson started the day in a ...

Rally of Turkey: Stobart Ford leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Stobart Ford leg two summary

STOBARTS WEATHER THE STORM, THE SNOW, THE SUNSHINE The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Team drove through four seasons in one day at Rally Turkey. Kosti Katajamaki finished Leg 2 in 5th showing he can handle all conditions and he even got some of his ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Ford preview
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Cyprus Rally: Ford preview

Strength and reliability the watchwords for Ford in Cyprus Endurance and reliability in both man and machine will come to the fore when the BP-Ford World Rally Team heads to the holiday island of Cyprus for what many regard as the toughest round...

Thu 03 Aug 2006
Red Bull Skoda Team test Andreas Aigner
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Red Bull Skoda Team test Andreas Aigner

Follwoing Mattias Ekström, Andreas Aigner also completed successful tests with the Fabia WRC in Rosenau (Upper Austria) Rain on Tuesday brought valuable insights concerning the set-up of the car for the Red Bull Skoda Team. All in all, Red...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
JWRC: OMV team Rally of Great Britain final notes
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JWRC: OMV team Rally of Great Britain final notes

OMV Junior World Rally Team on the podium A dream has come true for the OMV Junior World Rally Team. In his first complete season in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship Aaron Burkart achieved the best result of his career with third place at...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Gronholm takes 25th career win in WalesHeadline
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Gronholm takes 25th career win in Wales

Marcus Gronholm was not the fastest driver on the final day of Rally of Great Britain, the 2006 World Rally Championship finale, but then he did not need to be, either. Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen. Photo by xpb.cc. The Finn...

Sat 22 Apr 2006
Rally Argentina: Subaru preview
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Rally Argentina: Subaru preview

After two consecutive asphalt events the FIA World Rally Championship returns to gravel for round six of the series, Rally Argentina. The WRC's only visit to South America takes place around the city of Cordoba from 27 - 30 April. The rally is...

Thu 26 Oct 2006
Rally Australia: Rallye route
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Rally Australia: Rallye route

<pre> RALLY AUSTRALIA ROUND 14 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 26 - 29 October 2006 Thursday 26 October: Leg 1 Perth - Perth Start Perth 19.04 SS1 Perth City Super I 2.00km ...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Rally Great Britain: Subaru leg one summary
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Rally Great Britain: Subaru leg one summary

The Subaru World Rally Team ended the opening leg of Rally GB with two cars in the points and with Petter Solberg in a strong second place. At the end of the day, the Norwegian was on top form and set two fastest stages times. On the final run ...

Sat 20 May 2006
JWRC: Citroen Rally Sardinia leg one notes
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JWRC: Citroen Rally Sardinia leg one notes

The Citroën C2 Super 1600s ready to pounce... With certain competitors suffering repeated punctures and with others falling foul to a variety of other incidents, the long-feared opening leg of the 2006 Rally d'Italia Sardegna lived every bit up...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
JWRC/PWRC: 2006 final standings
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JWRC/PWRC: 2006 final standings

@>PWRC Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team/Car Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------------ --------- 1. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza ...

Wed 18 Oct 2006
Gronholm takes first steps with win in TurkeyHeadline
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Gronholm takes first steps with win in Turkey

Marcus Gronholm took the first steps toward getting back into the World Rally Championship title contention with a convincing victory in the Rally of Turkey. Gronholm led a Ford Focus WRC 1-2 finish with teammate Mikko Hirvonen, over three minutes...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich preview
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Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich, 22 years after... Prior to the start of the 2006 season, Cyprus was the only conventional European-style rally BFGoodrich tyres had won. That success dates back to 1984 when John Buffum and Fred Gallagher took their ...

Thu 26 Oct 2006
Rally Australia: BFGoodrich preview
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Rally Australia: BFGoodrich preview

The WRC stars rub shoulders with the roos, but nothing's in the pocket yet! After the mud of Turkey, it's a challenge of a different nature that awaits BFGoodrich in Australia. Over this event's high-speed tracks, the mission of the g-Force Gravel...

Mon 10 Apr 2006
Tour de Corse: Final summary
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Tour de Corse: Final summary

Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) claimed his third consecutive victory, and his second straight Rallye de France success. The Frenchman won by 29.0sec and now leads the drivers' championship by 11 points. Behind Gronholm, young Spaniard Dani Sordo secured...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Rally New Zealand: OMV Peugeot Norway leg one summary
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Rally New Zealand: OMV Peugeot Norway leg one summary

An almost perfect day for the OMV Peugeot Norway WRT * Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor finish first day in fourth place * Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud lie in seventh place after five SS The OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team has stood their ground...

Mon 30 Oct 2006
Sainz enjoys Renault experience
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Sainz enjoys Renault experience

Carlos Sainz: "Renault gave me one of the best experiences of my life" The double world rally champion was at the wheel of a very different world champion car this weekend... After first driving the Renault F1 R25 on 19 October on a ...

Fri 20 Oct 2006
WRC legend Sainz takes laps in 2005 Renault F1
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WRC legend Sainz takes laps in 2005 Renault F1

Sainz at the wheel of the Renault F1! The Renault F1 Team demonstrations, always one of the highlights at a World Series by Renault meeting, will offer something extra special in Barcelona. The double F1 World Championship-winning car will be ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
JWRC: Citroen Rally of Turkey leg two notes
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JWRC: Citroen Rally of Turkey leg two notes

The Citroën C2 Super 1600s back in the points With their misfortunes of Day 1 now behind them, the Citroën C2 Super 1600 crews profited from a significantly less dramatic second leg to get back into the swing, with Kris Meeke/Glenn Patterson...