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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Raikkonen, Latvala confirmed for Rally FinlandHeadline
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Raikkonen, Latvala confirmed for Rally Finland

The entry list for Rally Finland, released earlier today, reveals that Formula One star Kimi Raikkonen will be contesting his first World Rally Championship-level rally at one of the WRC's classic events next month. Kimi Raikkonen, ...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential electionsHeadline

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential elections

FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
PWRC: Barwa Rally Team appeals Acropolis Rally ruling
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PWRC: Barwa Rally Team appeals Acropolis Rally ruling

The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal will take place in Paris: Hearing Appeal lodged by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) on behalf of its competitor Barwa Rally Team against decision No.3 taken by ...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Sebastien Loeb partners with PH Sport

Sebastien Loeb partners with PH Sport

Sebastien Loeb and Dominique Heintz join forces with PH-Sport The bond that has existed between Sebastien Loeb and Dominique Heintz and PH- Sport since 1997 is poised to take a fresh turn, since Sebastien and Dominique have decided to join...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Eriksson, Gronholm - Ford Pikes Peak interview 2009-07-09

Eriksson, Gronholm - Ford Pikes Peak interview 2009-07-09

This Week in Ford Racing: Pikes Peak Edition On July 19, two high-performance motorsport versions of the new 2009 Ford Fiesta will make their North American motorsports debut at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb outside Colorado ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Fri 11 Dec 2009
Kimi turned down F1, not other way around
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Kimi turned down F1, not other way around

Kimi Raikkonen decided to walk away from the F1 paddock for the 2010 season, not the other way around, his manager Steve Robertson insists. The 2007 world champion agreed to end his Ferrari contract one year early and was subsequently linked...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
422race interview with Fabrizia Pons
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422race interview with Fabrizia Pons

PONS TO 422race.com: "VATANEN WOULD BE THE IDEAL PRESIDENT" Fabrizia Pons, born in 1955, has been one of the best co-drivers in world rallying. Beside taking part to several editions of the historical Paris-Dakar, she was co-driver to Michele ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched
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New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched

New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched at Rally d'Italia Sardegna An all-new Ford Fiesta R2 rally car, based on the top-selling Ford Fiesta road car launched last year, was unveiled at the Rally d'Italia Sardegna this evening. Designed to...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Last week saw Peugeot Sport organise a test session with the 908 HDi FAP at the new Motorland circuit in Aragon, Spain. The drivers present at this test were Sebastien Bourdais, Marc Gene, Franck Montagny, Alexander Wurz and Sebastien ...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000 test summary
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M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000 test summary

M-Sport's Ford Fiesta S2000 successfully completes first phase of testing M-Sport's new Ford Fiesta S2000 has successfully completed its first phase of preliminary asphalt and gravel tests in the UK. After undergoing initial systems checks on...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Stephane Prevot returns to Citroen
WRC

Stephane Prevot returns to Citroen

Stephane Prevot new codriver for Russian Citroen Jr driver Evgeny Novikov Belgian codriver Stephane Prevot is to partner Russian Citroen Junior team driver Evgeniy Novikov for the rest of the season. They are to start together on the Barum ...

Gronholm, Eriksson, Allison - Ford teleconference 2009-07-16

Gronholm, Eriksson, Allison - Ford teleconference 2009-07-16

This Week in Ford Racing teleconference July 16, 2009 The new Ford Fiesta may not be hitting the streets of America until next year, but the high-performance motorsports examples of the Fiesta have made their U.S. racing debut this week. The ...

Honda JAS Motorsport newsletter 2009-08-09

Honda JAS Motorsport newsletter 2009-08-09

Aava Shines on WRC Finland 2WD Outing Honda showed tremendous form in the two-wheel-drive category of the World Rally Championship's annual visit to Finland [last] weekend. On the fast and flowing gravel for which the event is seen as one of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Sebastien Loeb receives the Legion d'honneur
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Sebastien Loeb receives the Legion d'honneur

Sebastien Loeb receives the 'Legion d'honneur' Sebastien Loeb was today awarded a knighthood, receiving the 'Legion d'honneur' at the Elysee Palace in Paris from Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of the French Republic. The 'Legion d'honneur' is...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Citroen statment on signing Kimi Raikkonen
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Citroen statment on signing Kimi Raikkonen

Citroen Racing and Red Bull give wings to Kimi Raikkonen in 2010 Since its establishment in 2008, the association between Citroen Racing and Red Bull has already reaped world titles for Citroen, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena in 2008 and ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Rally Catalunya: Subaru Rally Team Spain preview
WRC

Rally Catalunya: Subaru Rally Team Spain preview

RALLY RACC CATALUNYA-COSTA DOURADA PREVIEW The Subaru Rally Team Spain will take part in the Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Dourada, the Spanish round of the World Rally Championship which will be held this weekend based around Salou on...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Wales Rally GB SS16 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS16 results

@>SS16 (Rheola 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Turbos, not Super 2000, in the WRC future
WRC

Turbos, not Super 2000, in the WRC future

Amidst all the waves made by the FIA-FOTA conflict this week, the changes for the World Rally Championship (WRC) regulations made at the same World Motor Sport Council meeting were largely missed. While FIA may be worried about losing more ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30
F1

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30

An extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council was held in Paris on 29 April 2009. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship Applications to compete in the 2010 FIA...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
F1

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

World Motor Sport Council The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken: MOBILITY AND MOTOR SPORT The FIA President opened the meeting by reaffirming his strong commitment to encouraging...

Martin Prokop to drive new Ford Fiesta S2000
WRC

Martin Prokop to drive new Ford Fiesta S2000

JUNIOR WORLD RALLY CHAMPION PLANS LONG-TERM LINK WITH FORD 11 December 2009 -- Newly-crowned Junior World Rally Champion Martin Prokop will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 next season in the first year of a long-term plan with Ford's rally...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Rally Poland: Stobart M-Sport preview
WRC

Rally Poland: Stobart M-Sport preview

Stobart aim for Pole position in new world rally challenge Stobart VK M-Sport Ford drivers Matthew Wilson and Henning Solberg take a step into the unknown next week as they aim to rise to the challenge of the newest rally on the FIA World Rally...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Wales Rally GB SS14 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS14 results

@>SS14 (Rheola 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Acropolis Rally: Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi preview
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Acropolis Rally: Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi preview

AL QASSIMI's GREEK ODYSSEY LAUNCHES ABU DHABI's WEEKEND MOTORSPORT TRIATHLON - Land, sea and air trinity action takes emirate's name to Greece, Finland and Canada Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi, the Abu Dhabi World Rally Championship (WRC) driver, ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Generate appointed as PR Agency for WRC

Generate appointed as PR Agency for WRC

ISC Limited, the exclusive worldwide media and commercial rights holder for the WRC, has appointed Generate to implement a global PR and communications programme. Generate, who were selected after a competitive pitch, will work alongside ISC,...

Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 test summary
WRC

Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 test summary

The Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 takes to the stages The day after the fourth round of this year's WRC season in Portugal, which was won by the C4 WRC, Citroen Racing did some testing with the Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 concept car on an asphalt road...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Rally Catalunya: Abu Dhabi Air Race star Arch visits rally team
WRC

Rally Catalunya: Abu Dhabi Air Race star Arch visits rally team

ABU DHABI MOTORSPORT FIESTA TAKES TO BOTH AIR AND ASPHALT ON CATALAN COAST Top tips for Team Abu Dhabi Red Bull Air Race star Hannes Arch as he joins BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team for the day Spain, 1 October, 2009: High drama is set...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Cyprus Rally: Stobart M-Sport leg two summary
WRC

Cyprus Rally: Stobart M-Sport leg two summary

Stobart stars slide up the leaderboard in Cyprus The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team had plenty to be positive about at the end of day two of the Cyprus Rally with Matthew Wilson on course for his best finish of the season so far after...

Andrew Herron racing for Richard Burns Foundation

Andrew Herron racing for Richard Burns Foundation

HERRON TEAMS WITH FELLOW RACE STARS TO RAISE ALMOST 50,000 GBP BP Ultimate Celebrity Kart Challenge regular Andrew Herron joined a host of fellow motorsport stars at the NEC in Birmingham on Friday, 9th January, to help raise tens of thousands...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
2010 World Rally Championship calendar

2010 World Rally Championship calendar

Date Country Event Support Category ---------------- -------- ----------------------- ---------------- February 12-14 SWE Swedish Rally PWRC March 05-07 MEX Rally Mexico ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Gronholm, Eriksson ready to attack Pikes Peak

Gronholm, Eriksson ready to attack Pikes Peak

Marcus Gronholm has his head in the clouds this week. Literally. The two-time World Rally champion is getting ready to qualify for the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with the main event to be run on Sunday. Gronholm and Swedish rallycross...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Sordo shows how it's done on Argentine leg oneHeadline
WRC

Sordo shows how it's done on Argentine leg one

Rally Argentina is a thoroughbred gravel rally, and as was the norm for much of 2008, Sebastien Loeb wasn't quite able to beat the competition on the loose surface. However, this time it isn't arch-rival Mikko Hirvonen in the lead, but rather...

Cyprus Rally: BP-Ford preview
WRC

Cyprus Rally: BP-Ford preview

Cyprus mix and match offers fresh challenge for Ford drivers Mastering the art of driving flat out over Cyprus' winding asphalt roads using gravel tyres is the stern challenge facing BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team next week. While the...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Hirvonen to debut new Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo
WRC

Hirvonen to debut new Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo

4 December 2009 -- Ford's FIA World Rally Championship runners-up, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car, in what will be its competitive debut, in the famous Monte Carlo Rally early next year. The...