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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...

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: 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 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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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,...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Ford reveals team line-up for 2008
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Ford reveals team line-up for 2008

Hirvonen and Lehtinen take up the challenge following Gronholm and Rautiainen retirement Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila join driver line-up for 2008 season Ford of Europe plans to keep the WRC as its front line Motorsport activity from...

Thu 16 Aug 2007
JWRC: Citroen C2 Rally Rally Deutschland preview
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JWRC: Citroen C2 Rally Rally Deutschland preview

The Citroen drivers get to grips with asphalt The C2 Junior Experience drivers will start the Rally Germany in front of an enthusiastic and sophisticated crowd next Thursday night, in front of the Porta Nigra in Trier. The occasion marks the...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Mon 02 Apr 2007
Rally Portugal: Aimont Racing final summary
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Rally Portugal: Aimont Racing final summary

Gigi Galli in his Citroen Xsara WRC finished 8th overall Rally Portugal Gigi Galli and his co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini in a Citroen Xsara WRC brepared by PH Sport France and run by the Italian Aimont Racing Team, finished 8th overall Rally ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sun 17 Jun 2007
Loeb, Elena Donegal Rally notes

Loeb, Elena Donegal Rally notes

Loeb/Elena victorious in Donegal Rally with the C4 WRC Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena won the `Donegal Rally' this week end, the Irish tarmac championship's fifth round which took place in the area of Letterkeny. Their participation in the...

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 ...

Fri 26 Oct 2007
Rally Japan SS3 results
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Rally Japan SS3 results

@>SS3 (Kimun Kamuy 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Fri 21 Sep 2007
Grnholm confirmed for ROC contest

Grnholm confirmed for ROC contest

WORLD RALLY LEADER, GRONHOLM, CONFIRMED FOR THE RACE OF CHAMPIONS Marcus Gronholm has said he would like to cap his retirement year with the title 'Champion of Champions' as he today confirmed his participation in The Race of Champions at...

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...

Fri 22 Jun 2007
M-Sport announces 'green' campaign
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M-Sport announces 'green' campaign

Ford Fiesta ST Gp.N goes 'green' as M-Sport promotes Bio-Fuel to the World Rally Championship Ford and M-Sport, the company behind the BP-Ford World Rally Team, have developed a Bio-Ethanol E85 powered version of the Ford Fiesta ST Group ...

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....

Sat 31 Mar 2007
Rally Portugal SS5 results
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Rally Portugal SS5 results

@>SS5 (Tavira 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Thu 15 Feb 2007
Rally Norway: Rallye route
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Rally Norway: Rallye route

<pre> RALLY NORWAY ROUND 3 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 15 - 18 February 2007 Thursday 15 February: Ceremonial start Start Hamar 20.00 Friday 16 February: Leg 1 Hamar - Hamar Start Hamar ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 02 May 2007
Rally Argentina: Irish team preview
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Rally Argentina: Irish team preview

Rally Ireland taking note in Argentina Rally Argentina this coming weekend sees the welcome return of Ireland's only motorsport World Champion, Fermanagh's Niall McShea, to the World Rally Championship, with a co-driver who's been preparing a...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Wales Rally GB: Jeffreys and Connor summary
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Wales Rally GB: Jeffreys and Connor summary

Jeffreys and Connor make it third time lucky on Wales Rally GB Huw Jeffreys and Avarina Connor had success on the third time of asking as they completed Wales Rally GB this weekend (29 November -- 2 December). Cross Hands driver Jeffreys and...