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Tue 13 Jul 2010
Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update
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Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update

FORD ON SCHEDULE WITH DEVELOPMENT OF 2011 FIESTA RS WRC AFTER 2000KM TEST PROGRAMME COLOGNE, 7 July 2010 - The Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, the company's all-new challenger for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, successfully completed...

Sat 12 Jun 2010
Rally Portugal: Phil Mills to leave Petter Solberg Team
WRC

Rally Portugal: Phil Mills to leave Petter Solberg Team

After 11 years as Petter Solbergs codriver, Phil Mills has decided to leave the codriver seat and concentrate on other parts of life. Phil Mills quote: -This has been one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make but I feel the time has...

Thu 16 Sep 2010
Ken Block and Ford Fiesta feature in Gymkhana THREE
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Ken Block and Ford Fiesta feature in Gymkhana THREE

FORD FIESTA PLAYS A STARRING ROLE IN KEN BLOCK AND DC'S GYMKHANA THREE Ken Block drives a custom-built Fiesta in Gymkhana THREE, the next chapter in the series of Gymkhana videos that have become an internet phenomenon with more than 70 million...

Sat 30 Jan 2010
Ken Block's Monster Ford Fiesta ready for global debut

Ken Block's Monster Ford Fiesta ready for global debut

COLOGNE, 29 January 2010 - American action sports icon Ken Block, who already has a huge fan base in Europe through the internet, kicks off his relationship with Ford Motor Company this weekend. His Monster World Rally Team debuts the exciting...

Sat 20 Mar 2010
2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update
WRC

2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update

FORD ACCELERATES FIESTA RS WRC DEVELOPMENT AS ENGINE RULES ARE FINALISED COLOGNE, 19 March 2010 - Ford has accelerated development work on its all- new Fiesta-based challenger for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, following confirmation by...

Mon 31 May 2010
Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award report
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Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award report

Stunning maiden win earns Ogier Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award A virtuoso display of speed, courage and determination earned Sebastian Ogier double honours at last weekend's Rally de Portugal. The Citroen driver's stunning maiden World ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
Loeb thinks he's too old for F1 switch now
F1

Loeb thinks he's too old for F1 switch now

Sebastien Loeb has played down speculation he could follow up his all-conquering world rally career with a stint in Formula One. Just as F1's 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen was deciding to switch to the world rally championship late last...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Autosport Awards summary

Autosport Awards summary

VETTEL AND RED BULL LEAD THE HONOURS AT AUTOSPORT AWARDS New Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull team were honoured at motorsport's most prestigious end-of-season gala event, the 2010 AUTOSPORT Awards, held at London's ...

Tue 16 Nov 2010
Adapta Motorsport to run Ford Fiesta in 2011
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Adapta Motorsport to run Ford Fiesta in 2011

ADAPTA MOTORSPORT CONFIRMS FORD FIESTA RS WRC FOR 2011 Adapta Motorsport have confirmed a collaboration with M-Sport to support Mads Østberg in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car for next year's FIA World Rally Championship. The ...

Tue 18 May 2010
Jari-Matti Latvala Nurburgring 24H summary

Jari-Matti Latvala Nurburgring 24H summary

LATVALA BUOYED BY FORD FOCUS RACE EXPERIENCE IN NURBURGRING 24-HOUR EVENT COLOGNE, 17 MAY 2010 - Ford rally star Jari-Matti Latvala is keen for more circuit racing experience after driving a Focus RS in the Nurburgring 24- hour race last weekend.

Wed 23 Jun 2010
FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-06-23
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FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-06-23

The World Motor Sport Council met in Geneva on 23 June 2010. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE Tyres Pirelli has been selected as the single tyre supplier for the FIA Formula One World Championship for a period of three years,...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
Rally France: Rally Route
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Rally France: Rally Route

Thursday evening's start ceremony takes place in Strasbourg's Place Kleber, the city's largest square in the heart of the shopping area. The opening leg journeys south for stages in the bumpy vineyards and Vosges mountains near Colmar, and...

Mon 07 Jun 2010
Kimi Raikkonen Erzberg Rodeo showdown report
F1

Kimi Raikkonen Erzberg Rodeo showdown report

Kimi takes on Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown Red Bull driver Kimi Raikkonen faced a brand new different challenge today, when he took on multiple trial bike champion Taddy Blazusiak at a breathtaking head-to-head race in Austria. After a...

Sun 15 Aug 2010
Rally Deutschland: Citroen Jr preview
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Rally Deutschland: Citroen Jr preview

The Citroen Junior Team heads to Germany The Rallye Deutschland, the second asphalt round of this season, has been eagerly awaited by the Citroen Junior Team. Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia make a return to the cockpit of the number 7 C4...

Thu 01 Jul 2010
Ford X Games preview

Ford X Games preview

FORD FIESTA TO DEFEND GOLD MEDAL IN LOS ANGELES X GAMES WITH STAR DRIVER LINE-UP COLOGNE, 30 June 2010 - The Fiesta, Ford of Europe's best-selling model, will return to the prestigious X Games event in the United States next month to defend the...

Thu 03 Jun 2010
Kimi versus Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown
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Kimi versus Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown

Former Grand Prix Champion Kimi Raikkonen, in his inaugural season of the World Rally Championship, faces yet another brand new challenge this weekend at the Erzberg Rodeo, which culminates in the famous Red Bull Hare Scramble. Kimi will go ...

Wed 28 Jul 2010
MINI media statement on series return
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MINI media statement on series return

MINI set to join World Rally Championship from 2011. Munich. MINI is making a comeback on the international rally circuit. From 2011, the brand will compete at selected rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and will go on to contest...

Tue 03 Aug 2010
Ford wins world events 2010-08-03

Ford wins world events 2010-08-03

FORD WINS THE WORLD OVER IN GREAT WEEKEND FOR MOTORSPORT PROGRAM * BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won their home event of Rally Finland * Greg Biffle gave Ford a long-awaited NASCAR ...

Fri 30 Jul 2010
Rally Finland: Series shakedown report
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Rally Finland: Series shakedown report

Hirvonen fastest at Finland Shakedown Finn Mikko Hirvonen got his quest for a second victory on his home rally off to a perfect start earlier today by setting the fastest time at the pre-event shakedown for Neste Oil Rally Finland. The four...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Petter Solberg to enter IRC Rallye Monte-Carlo.

Petter Solberg to enter IRC Rallye Monte-Carlo.

Olivier Quesnel, director of Citroen Racing and Peugeot Sport, have hired Petter Solberg as a guest-driver for the 2011 IRC opening event Rallye Monte-Carlo. Petter Solberg will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 car. - I was very surprised when...

Sat 11 Sep 2010
Petter Solberg edges into Rally Japan early leadHeadline
WRC

Petter Solberg edges into Rally Japan early lead

Petter Solberg holds the early lead in Rally Japan at the end of the two day action on leg one. The privateer placed his Citroen in the lead, after taking the wins on the 3rd and 4th stages. Petter Solberg and Philip Mills, Citroën C4...

Fri 26 Nov 2010
2011 FIA WRC Academy calendar revealed
WRC

2011 FIA WRC Academy calendar revealed

Organisers of the new FIA WRC Academy for young drivers have revealed further details of the scheme, including a six-round European-based calendar* for next year's inaugural season and the livery of the Academy cars. The WRC Academy is a brand...

Wed 14 Apr 2010
Latvala enters 24H of Nurburgring

Latvala enters 24H of Nurburgring

FORD RALLY STAR JARI-MATTI LATVALA TAKES ON NURBURGRING WITH THE FOCUS RS . WRC star swaps Focus RS rally car for Focus circuit racer . Finn will lead team of four experienced drivers in a Ford Focus RS in this year's Nurburgring 24-hour ...

Thu 28 Oct 2010
Ford interview with Ken Block

Ford interview with Ken Block

When ken Block announced his global rally program with Ford in January it was the culmination of a dream, as Block found himself entered in seven World Rally Championship (WRC) events. For Block, who has carved a niche as one of the top America ...

Sun 30 May 2010
Rally Portugal: Peter Horsey leg 2 summary
WRC

Rally Portugal: Peter Horsey leg 2 summary

Horsey in top ten on day two Young Kenyan rally driver Peter Horsey has survived a difficult second day of WRC Rally Portugal and enters the final leg firmly inside the top ten in the Production Class Category at the wheel of his Pirelli Star ...

Fri 06 Aug 2010
M-Sport Supreme Fitness Challenge preview

M-Sport Supreme Fitness Challenge preview

Sporting Stars set for Supreme Fitness Challenge Veteran fitness trainer Barry Johnson will tackle all 27 lakes, meres and waters in the Lake District on Sunday (August, 8) to mark his 70th birthday and raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis ...

Wed 28 Jul 2010
Rally Finland: Peter Horsey preview
WRC

Rally Finland: Peter Horsey preview

Horsey targets a strong finish in Finland Kenyan Pirelli Star Drive recipient Peter Horsey and his Welsh based co-driver Calvin Cooledge aim to use the experience of contesting the recent Rally Estonia to good effect when the pair tackle this...

Sun 18 Apr 2010
Rally Turkey: Citroen Junior final leg summary
WRC

Rally Turkey: Citroen Junior final leg summary

Full house of points for the Citroen Junior Team! Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, the leaders for 12 of the Rally of Turkey's 23 special stages, have finished in fourth overall at the end of the event. Kimi Raikkonen and Kaj Lindstrom are...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Stobart interview with Liu Chao Dong
WRC

Stobart interview with Liu Chao Dong

Q & A SESSION WITH STOBART'S LIU CHAO DONG AHEAD of his debut for the Cumbria-based Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team at Wales Rally GB next week, China's Liu Chao Dong (25) took time out of his busy schedule to speak about his chances at the...

Tue 02 Nov 2010
Sara Williams to tackle Wales Rally GB
BRC

Sara Williams to tackle Wales Rally GB

21 year old Sara Williams from Brecon has been invited to contest this years Wales Rally GB National event! Sara has been chosen from an oversubscribed entry list for the popular National section on this, the final round of the World Rally ...

Thu 30 Sep 2010
Citroen DS3 WRC Paris motor show unveiling
WRC

Citroen DS3 WRC Paris motor show unveiling

DS3 RACING, R3 AND WRC Citroën Racing's three DS! The Citroën DS3 Racing and Citroën DS3 WRC unveiled during the Paris Motorshow represent two incarnations of Citroën's sporting prowess. With the Citroën DS3 R3, already presented this ...

Thu 28 Jan 2010
BP Ford Abu Dhabi joins forces with Finnish brand Icepeak
WRC

BP Ford Abu Dhabi joins forces with Finnish brand Icepeak

BP Ford Abu Dhabi joins forces with Finnish brand Icepeak BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has signed a two-year contract with Icepeak, a branch of the Finnish clothing giant L-Fashion Group. Icepeak, one of the largest sports clothing brands...

Mon 16 Aug 2010
Citroen DS3 R3 Ulster Rally preview
BRC

Citroen DS3 R3 Ulster Rally preview

The Citroen DS3 R3 takes up the challenge The Ulster Rally gets underway in one week, based in Antrim to the north east of Ireland. The start of this event will have a special significance for the DS3 R3, which makes its competition debut. The...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
M-Sport FST International Shootout summary

M-Sport FST International Shootout summary

New Zealand's Stephen Barker wins FST International Shootout Current Fiesta SportTrophy New Zealand champion Stephen Barker has rounded off a near-perfect season by winning the series' finale Shootout, held on Wednesday and Thursday at M-Sport...

Sat 13 Nov 2010
Loeb ends day one of Wales Rally GB in the leadHeadline
WRC

Loeb ends day one of Wales Rally GB in the lead

Sebastien Loeb, along with Petter Solberg, enjoyed a good fight with the young guns in the World Rally Championship on the opening leg of Wales Rally Great Britain and it was on the last stage when he took command as the leader. The challenge is...

Sat 03 Jul 2010
Citroen debuts 2011 DS3 R3
BRC

Citroen debuts 2011 DS3 R3

CITROËN DS3 R3: THE NEW STANDARD In addition to Citroen Racing's official participation in WRC, where it has won five FIA World Championship Constructors' titles, Citroen Racing has always offered products designed for customers. The champion...