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Wed 30 May 2007
BFGoodrich on the technical front
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BFGoodrich on the technical front

On the technical front: Two decades of run-flat mousse Twenty years ago, the Michelin Group chose the Acropolis Rally for the first public airing of its new ATS system (Appui Temporaire Souple, or Flexible Temporary Support) that would go on to...

Tue 27 Mar 2007
IPS: Munchi team to miss WRC Portugal, brother injured in IPS race

IPS: Munchi team to miss WRC Portugal, brother injured in IPS race

Munchi's Ford WRT to miss Rally de Portugal The Munchi's Ford World Rally Team will not contest this weekend's Rally de Portugal, the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, due to a tragic racing accident involving a family ...

JWRC: Shaun Gallagher Rally Portugal preview
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JWRC: Shaun Gallagher Rally Portugal preview

Gallagher Eyes the Prize in Portugal Donegal's Shaun Gallagher will be aiming to make it two in row this weekend as he competes in Rally Portugal on the Algarve. On his first outing in the World Rally Team Ireland Citroen C2R2 last month at ...

Sun 16 Sep 2007
Race of Champions remembers Colin McRae

Race of Champions remembers Colin McRae

The Race of Champions favourite, Colin McRae, has died after the rally driver's helicopter crashed close to his Scottish home on Saturday (15 September). McRae, who won the World Rally Championship in 1995 and The Race of Champions in 1998, was...

Mon 02 Jul 2007
Tire telemetry can replace banned run-flat mousse in '08
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Tire telemetry can replace banned run-flat mousse in '08

Harsh environment TPMS offers 2008 WRC safety solution for tyre mousse ban. Accurate and reliable tyre pressure/temperature monitoring will provide very early indication of puncture/tyre damage to WRC drivers. Twenty years on from the ...

Sun 11 Feb 2007
Swedish Rally: Subaru leg two summary
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Swedish Rally: Subaru leg two summary

Chris Atkinson is heading the Subaru World Rally Team's campaign. The young Australian reprised his level-headed performance on last month's Rallye Monte Carlo with another consistent display and vaulted from ninth to sixth in the overall...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
BFGoodrich, Michelin end 34 years of world class rallying
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BFGoodrich, Michelin end 34 years of world class rallying

FROM 1973 UNTIL 2007 - 34 YEARS OF WORLD CLASS RALLYING In the course of its uninterrupted presence of 34 years in the FIA World Rally Championship, the Michelin Group has scored 256 victories, won 23 Manufacturers' titles and claimed 20...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: Rally Route
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Rally Ireland: Rally Route

The rally is based in the small town of Sligo, in the north-west of the Republic of Ireland, which also hosts the single service park. Even for those drivers who competed in the candidate event here last year, there will be little advantage as...

Mon 02 Apr 2007
Loeb takes Portugal win as Fords are penalizedHeadline
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Loeb takes Portugal win as Fords are penalized

Sebastien Loeb dominated the final two days at Rally Portugal to close up the gap in the standings on current leader Marcus Gronholm. After five World Rally Championship events, Gronholm held a mere two-point lead for this year's championship over...

Fri 09 Nov 2007
Frequelin retires, Quesnel joins Citroen Sport

Frequelin retires, Quesnel joins Citroen Sport

Citroen Sport: Guy Frequelin retires... Olivier Quesnel joins Citroen After a long career entirely dedicated to motorsport, Citroen Sport's director Guy Frequelin has decided to retire. Fully supported by the Brand and faithful to one of our...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Subaru Rally Team USA lays out Pastrana's future

Subaru Rally Team USA lays out Pastrana's future

PASTRANA HEADED TO THE WRC Subaru Rally Team USA announces future plans for their star driver Travis Pastrana (December 13, 2006) - Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT-USA) announced today that it will enter its 23 year-old star rally driver,...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: Subaru preview
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Rally Ireland: Subaru preview

The event Following the long-haul trip to Japan at the end of last month, November takes the Subaru World Rally Team closer to home, to Rally Ireland and the penultimate round of the 2007 World Rally Championship. A new addition to the WRC ...

Sat 03 Nov 2007
Rally Japan: STI Rally Team pleased with debut
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Rally Japan: STI Rally Team pleased with debut

The STI rally team, together with the staff from Yajima Industries group (motorsport division known as SYMS Japan, which stands for Subaru Yajima Motor Sports), had an encouraging and successful debut for the 2008-specification Group N Subaru ...

Tue 13 Feb 2007
Gronholm wins Swedish Rally for the fifth timeHeadline
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Gronholm wins Swedish Rally for the fifth time

Marcus Gronholm has given notice early that the 2007 World Rally Championship season will be a hard fight to the title, taking a victory on the icy roads of the Swedish Rally in convincing fashion in his Ford Focus RS WRC. Marcus ...

Thu 18 Jan 2007
Monte Carlo to open 2007 WRC seasonHeadline
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Monte Carlo to open 2007 WRC season

With the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally about to get under way, there are numerous question marks remaining for the 2007 edition of the gradually transforming World Rally Championship. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena test the Citroën...

Sat 17 Feb 2007
Rally Norway: BFGoodrich studded tyres update
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Rally Norway: BFGoodrich studded tyres update

On the technical front: studded tyres The Swedish and Norwegian rounds of the WRC take place on snow and ice for which the sport's governing body (FIA, Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) permits the use of studded tyres. For both...

Mon 12 Feb 2007
Swedish Rally: Aimont Racing final summary
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Swedish Rally: Aimont Racing final summary

Gigi Galli and his co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini in a Citroen Xsara WRC of Aimont Racing Team finished 13th overall their first rally of the 2007 season, the fast and difficult Rally Sweden, second round of this year FIA World Rally ...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
BFGoodrich gives special tires to top teams
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BFGoodrich gives special tires to top teams

Round -- but, for once, not black! Over the years, the trophy cabinets of champions become packed with the different medals and cups they claim on their way to glory. As it bowed out of the WRC, BFGoodrich chose to mark the occasion by thanking...

Mon 20 Aug 2007
JWRC: Citroen C2 Rally Deutschland final summary
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JWRC: Citroen C2 Rally Deutschland final summary

Victory for Prokop and third place for Rautenbach A Citroen C2 Super 1600 has won the Rallye Deutschland for the third consecutive year. Following on from Dani Sordo in 2005 and Kris Meeke in 2006, Martin Prokop claimed the German event this...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: BFGoodrich preview
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Rally Ireland: BFGoodrich preview

No jaunt for BFGoodrich! Sebastien Loeb (Citroen/BFGoodrich) and Marcus Gronholm (Ford/BFGoodrich) both returned from their recent visit to Japan without adding to their respective points scores, which means that Rally Ireland ? the penultimate...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Rally Brothers to take on ROC Elite

Rally Brothers to take on ROC Elite

World Rally Championship (WRC) brothers Petter and Henning Solberg have laid down the gauntlet to The Race of Champions competition after being announced as the newest team for the Wembley extravaganza next month. Just eight points separate...

Mon 24 Sep 2007
JWRC: Honda JAS Motorsport news 2007-09-23

JWRC: Honda JAS Motorsport news 2007-09-23

JAS Motorsport and Mugen to form partnership The Honda Civic Type R, developed for rallying by JAS Motorsport, Honda's official partner since 1998, will benefit from Mugen engine power when the latest generation Civic Type R rally car is ...

Wed 28 Feb 2007
Pirelli receives exclusive supplier contract
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Pirelli receives exclusive supplier contract

PIRELLI TO BE THE EXCLUSIVE TIRE SUPPLIER TO THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2008-2010 The Milan-based manufacturer celebrating a century of motorsport success, will supply Pirelli P Zero tires to all cars competing in the World Rally ...

Wed 18 Apr 2007
Solberg, Mills to run Jordan recce

Solberg, Mills to run Jordan recce

Solberg and Mills to tackle Jordan recce Subaru World Rally Team pairing Petter Solberg and Phil Mills are to take part in the recce for next month's Jordan Rally as preparation for the event's graduation to the FIA World...

Sun 11 Mar 2007
PWRC: OMV BIXXOL Rally Mexico after SS11 notes
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PWRC: OMV BIXXOL Rally Mexico after SS11 notes

OMV BIXXOL Rally Teams continue fighting for points o Stepan Vojetch/Michal Ernst defend eighth place o Balasz Benik/Laszlo Bunkoczi move up to tenth place In the morning of day two the OMV BIXXOL Rally Team CZ with Stepan Vojtech and...

Wed 28 Feb 2007
BFGoodrich statement on FIA decsion
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BFGoodrich statement on FIA decsion

Starting in 2008, BFGoodrich will no longer participate in the WRC -- World Rally Championship The FIA, in the tire supply bidding process for 2008, 2009 and 2010 WRC seasons, did not choose the BFGoodrich brand proposals. "We demonstrated ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
PWRC: Co-driver Andy Bull Rally Ireland summary
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PWRC: Co-driver Andy Bull Rally Ireland summary

Birmingham codriver enjoys run on Rally Ireland Birmingham based International Rallying Co-driver Andy Bull made a successful return to the World Rally Championship when he co drove Welshman Stuart Jones on last weekend's inaugural Rally ...

Wed 19 Sep 2007
M-Sport gives FSTi champion reward in Chatsworth

M-Sport gives FSTi champion reward in Chatsworth

Clark to Fire up Fans in Focus at Chatsworth Recently-crowned Fiesta SportingTrophy International champion Barry Clark has been chosen to drive a BP-Ford Focus World Rally Car at The Rally Show at Chatsworth during 29-30 ...

Wed 14 Mar 2007
Subaru World Rally Team adds new team partner
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Subaru World Rally Team adds new team partner

Subaru World Rally Team announces HI-TEC deal The Subaru World Rally team today announced a new three year partnership deal with British sports footwear brand HI-TEC. As official footwear supplier, HI-TEC will provide the entire team with its...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
OMV Kronos Citroen form team for 2007
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OMV Kronos Citroen form team for 2007

OMV with the 2006 World Champion-team in the FIA World Rally Championship 2007 Manfred Stohl comes up with a new team in time for the entry deadline for the FIA World Rally Championship. His successes so far enable the 34-year- old Austrian to...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
PWRC: Stuart Jones Wales Rally GB summary
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PWRC: Stuart Jones Wales Rally GB summary

Jones impresses on Super 2000 debut. Welshman Stuart Jones impressed on his debut in the exciting new MSD built MG Super 2000 Sport when he set a string of highly impressive times on the final round of the 2007 Production World Rally...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: Eddie Irvine to make special appearance
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Rally Ireland: Eddie Irvine to make special appearance

EDDIE IRVINE RALLIES FOR RED BULL The Red Bull VW Touareg -- the top team in cross-country rallying will make a special appearance at the Super Special Stage of WRC-- where Rally Ireland will kick off on Thursday the 15th of November in ...

Thu 22 Feb 2007
Rally Norway: Aimont Racing final summary
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Rally Norway: Aimont Racing final summary

Rally Norway is over, Gigi Galli in a Citroen Xsara WRC of Aimont Racing Team finished 6th overall Gigi Galli and Giovanni Bernacchini in a Citroen Xsara of Aimont Racing Team prepared by PH Sport, finished 6th overall Rally Norway....

Mon 07 May 2007
PWRC: SRT USA Rally Argentina summary
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PWRC: SRT USA Rally Argentina summary

Travis Pastrana Finishes Rally Argentina 10th Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana and his co-driver Christian Edstrom have driven their BFGoodrich Tires shod 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car to a 10th place P-WRC (Production Car ...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
McRae legacy will continue at ROC

McRae legacy will continue at ROC

Following the tragic death of Colin McRae in September, The Race of Champions can today announce that his brother, Alister, will take his place in the December event to honour the 1995 World Rally Champion. Colin was one of the first to sign...

Sun 21 Jan 2007
Loeb ready to clinch fourth Monte Carlo Rally victoryHeadline
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Loeb ready to clinch fourth Monte Carlo Rally victory

If Sebastien Loeb has a "home" event on the World Rally Chanpionship, it surely must be the Monte Carlo Rally rather that the Tour de Corse (Rally de France). The Citroen ace already has three wins and a pair of second places at the prinicipality,...