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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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: 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Kovalainen and Loeb swap seats for a day
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Kovalainen and Loeb swap seats for a day

The enterprise and initiative of Total-Elf, partner of both the ING Renault F1 Team and Citroen Sport, today saw the recently-crowned four time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb swap his seat with Heikki Kovalainen during a special promotional...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: Stage to be changed after tradegy
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Rally Ireland: Stage to be changed after tradegy

Rally Ireland Stage Change Rally Ireland is shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of lives in a domestic fire in Omagh this morning. Organisers have learned that the home of a close family member of the victims is adjacent to its ...

Tue 22 May 2007
PWRC: Stuart Jones Rally Argentina summary
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PWRC: Stuart Jones Rally Argentina summary

Jones happy to finish Argentina 22 year old Stuart Jones was pleased to complete his second PWRC round, Rally Argentina after a catalogue of minor, but time consuming problems. Stuart ended the event ninth in class, narrowly missing out on PWRC...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
2007 World Rally Championship schedule

2007 World Rally Championship schedule

<pre> 2007 FIA World Rally Championship DATE COUNTRY EVENT 19 - 21/01 MC 75e Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo 09 - 11/02 S Uddeholm Swedish Rally 16 - 18/02 N ...

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 ...

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...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
Rally Mexico: Gareth McHale leg one summary
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Rally Mexico: Gareth McHale leg one summary

MacHale's Mexico Adventure After the first leg of Rally Mexico this weekend, Irish father and son team Gareth and Austin MacHale are sitting in an excellent 9th and 12th place in the overall standings. Despite going...

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 ...

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 ...

Mon 12 Mar 2007
Loeb romps to Rally Mexico victory
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Loeb romps to Rally Mexico victory

Sebastien Loeb did not leave anything to chance, repeating his 2006 victory in Rally Mexico, in convincing fashion. The fourth round in the World Rally Championship ended up with the three-time defending champion cruising to the finish in his ...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
OMV CNG wins historic first race

OMV CNG wins historic first race

OMV CNG Team makes rally history The OMV CNG (compressed natural gas) Team has made rally history. Beppo Harrach and Andreas Schindlbacher won for the first time worldwide in a natural gas driven car at a run to an international Championship.

Tue 09 Oct 2007
Rally Catalunya: Honda JAS Motorsport final summary
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Rally Catalunya: Honda JAS Motorsport final summary

EXCELLENT CLASS WIN ON WRC DEBUT FOR HONDA CIVIC TYPE R R3 Rally information: Stages: 18 (352.87 kilometres competitive total) Surface: Asphalt Weather: Rain on Friday afternoon, afterwards dry and warm The JAS Motorsport Honda Civic Type R R3...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Rally Catalunya: BFGoodrich preview
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Rally Catalunya: BFGoodrich preview

Who will be the 2007 Rally Catalunya's 'Gaudi'? After a month's break in September, which was marked by the sad news of the death of Colin McRae (1995 World Champion, 25 WRC wins), WRC action resumes next weekend on the Costa Daurada in Spain ...

Sun 11 Mar 2007
Loeb firmly in charge of Rally MexicoHeadline
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Loeb firmly in charge of Rally Mexico

Sebastian Loeb may have played second fiddle to Petter Solberg on the opening day of Rally Mexico, but the second leg was all Loeb's, as he pulled out to a dominant lead in his Citroen C4 WRC in this, the fourth event on the World Rally...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
Rally Mexico: OMV Kronos SS1-SS3 notes
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Rally Mexico: OMV Kronos SS1-SS3 notes

OMV Kronos Citroen WRT in seventh place after three special stages *Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor keep up with the top in Mexico *Petter Solberg sets the pace at the 4th WRC-run of the season The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team is within ...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Ford announces new Focus in 2009
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Ford announces new Focus in 2009

FORD CONFIRMS NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE FOCUS RS IS ON THE WAY Ford of Europe is confirming its plan to deliver an exciting all-new, high performance Focus RS model for launch in 2009. A design image released by the company today hints at the ...

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 17 Nov 2007
Rally Ireland: Pre-event press conference part 1
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Rally Ireland: Pre-event press conference part 1

2007 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP RALLY IRELAND 11.15.2007 Present: Chris Atkinson, Subaru World Rally Team Henning Solberg, Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Rally Team Marcus Gronholm, BP-Ford World Rally Team Sebastien Loeb, Citroen Total World Rally...