Chris Atkinson Heads To World Rally Championship
Australian rally sensation Chris Atkinson has been recognised
as a true international talent after being offered a drive
with the Subaru World Rally Team for the 2005 World ...
Australia's brightest rally star Chris
Atkinson will join the Subaru World Rally Team for the 2005 season. The
25-year-old will contest the majority of the sixteen events that make up
the FIA world championship series, starting with Rally Sweden...
Michelin Adapts its Motorsport Department Organisation
In the light of Pierre Dupasquier's forthcoming retirement in
2006 and wishing to ensure maximum levels of continuity
and efficiency following his departure, Michelin has made the
The Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05
Tokyo, December 7, 2004 -- The Mitsubishi Lancer World Rally Car has
undergone months of intense development work and the team's latest
challenger for the FIA World Rally Championship - the Lancer WRC05 - will
Two-car team registered in 2005 FIA World Rally Championship
Rovanpera, Panizzi and Galli to drive Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05
Tokyo, December 7, 2004 -- Mitsubishi Motors today confirms that is has
registered a two-car entry for the 2005 FIA...
Mitsubishi Motors' 2005 motor sport campaign kicks off with the awesome
Telefonica Dakar Rally in January, where it will be bidding for its fifth
consecutive victory and tenth overall win.
Tokyo, December 7, 2004 -- Mitsubishi Motors' 2005...
Ford announces Roman Kresta for 2005 WRC season
Ford Motor Company is today announcing that Roman Kresta has signed a
contract to drive in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. The
Czech driver will tackle the 2005 championship at the...
Markko Martin Joins Marcus Gronholm at Peugeot
Team Peugeot Total is delighted to announce that it has come to an
agreement which will allow Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen to be
partnered in 2005 by Markko Martin and his co-driver Michael...
Finland's Toni Gardemeister has signed a one-year contract to drive for
Ford Motor Company in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. He
will drive a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car on all 16 rounds of the
championship with the Blue Oval squad...
Francois Duval and Stephane Prevot Join Citroen For The 2005 World Rally
For the 2005 season, Francois Duval and his co-driver Stephane Prevot are
to join the 2004 World Rally Champions Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena ...
Antony Warmbold and Gemma Price were not far from the exploit in
Australia. Since the beginning of the event, the young German adopted the
good rhythm, close to the factory drivers. Then he benefits from the
various problems of the other...
In January of this year, when they were awarded the assets of the former
CART series, principals Kevin Kalkhoven, Gerald Forsythe and Paul Gentilozzi
declared their intent to put their money where their mouths were.
Today Kalkhoven and Forsythe...
On the final day of Rally Australia it was just a matter of concentrating
and driving carefully, and Sebastien Loeb took care of business, adding a
sixth World Rally Championship victory this year to his 2004 WRC ...
World champion Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) cruised through the final day to
clinch his record-equalling sixth win of the season. It is a landmark
he now shares with fellow Frenchman Didier Auriol. He won by 1min
55.1sec from Harri Rovanpera ...
Subaru's Mikko Hirvonen delivered a solid performance at the wheel of his
Subaru Impreza WRC2004 today to finish Rally Australia in fourth-place
overall and match his career-best WRC result. Continuing to drive under the
FIA re-start system, 2003...
Atkinson Rises To The Top in Telstra Rally Australia
In his first attempt at Australia's round of the World Rally
Championship, Telstra Rally Australia, Queensland's Chris
Atkinson has overcome adversity to win the Group N category
Peugeots Fast and Reliable in Australia
Peugeot driver Harri Rovanpera has finished the final day of the
Rally Australia and 2004 World Rally Championship in a strong second
place overall, scoring valuable points for himself and Peugeot.
Marcus Gronholm was back in his element on the first day of Rally
Australia, holding a 21-second lead over Sebastien Loeb after a day on the
gravel roads of Rally Australia, the final round of the 2004 World Rally
The day's stages started dramatically, with Peugeot's Marcus Gronholm
crashing out of the rally only three kilometres into the day's first special
stage (SS10, Beraking). The Finn's demise led Citroen team boss, Guy
Frequelin, to instruct...
Blown tyre sees Karam retire from 2nd in Australia
Team Proton PERT Malaysia drivers Karamjit Singh and Allen Oh retired
from Rally Australia today when their Petronas/Malaysia Airlines
sponsored Gp N Proton PERT blew a tyre on SS10, the opening...