Stobart's super season in review
What a truly remarkable year it has been for the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford
rally team in the 2007 FIA World Rally Championship. In contrast to last
season the team has come along in a way most would take years to...
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 ...
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...
Round -- but, for once, not black!
Over the years, the trophy cabinets of champions become packed with the
different medals and cups they claim on their way to glory. As it bowed
out of the WRC, BFGoodrich chose to mark the occasion by thanking...
THIRTEEN MONTHS TO RALLY IRELAND!
The FIA World Motorsport Council in Monaco has voted
to award Ireland a round of the World Rally Championship (WRC) once again
in 2009. Not only will Rally Ireland feature in this major event, it will
FORD CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION AT FIA GALA CEREMONY IN MONACO
Ford was crowned World Rally Champion for the
second consecutive year during the annual Federation Internationale de
l'Automobile award ceremony tonight. The Blue Oval was presented...
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
Cross Hands driver Jeffreys and...
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...
Petchie pleased with World Rally debut.
Stephen Petch Junior was more than happy with his overall performance on
his world rallying debut when he finished last weekends Wales Rally GB a
highly creditable 42nd overall aboard his SG Petch...
Painful end to strong run for Bull
Birmingham based Andy Bull ended a strong run on last weekends Wales
Rally GB with a trip to hospital and a broken collar bone, but despite
that was still pleased with his weekend alongside Welshman Stuart ...
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...
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...
Subaru Rally Team USA Driver Travis Pastrana Finishes Wales Rally GB in
Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana, the reigning 2006 and
2007 Rally America National Champion has finished this past weekend's
HONDA CIVIC TYPE R R3 IMPRESSES ON GRAVEL DEBUT
The JAS Motorsport Honda Civic Type R R3 has emerged triumphant from its
very first event on gravel, despite an off for Dani Sola on the first day
and a puncture on the second day. The all-new...
Wales Rally GB
Post-event FIA Press Conference
1st - Mikko Hirvonen -- BP-Ford World Rally Team
1st - Jarmo Lehtinen -- BP-Ford World Rally Team
2nd - Marcus Gronholm -- BP-Ford World Rally Team
2nd - Timo Rautiainen -- ...
Wilks wins Production Car World Rally Championship on Wales Rally GB
Guy Wilks has won the Production Car World Rally Championship class award
on Wales Rally GB.
The 26-year-old was a guest driver in the category, after being nominated
Loeb and Elena: the 2007 World Champions*
Finishing the 2007 Wales Rally GB in third place sufficed for Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena to
secure their fourth straight Drivers' and Co-drivers' titles in the World Rally Championship today
OMV BIXXOL Rally Team wins one WRC-point
For the OMV BIXXOL Rally Team the last run to the FIA Production Car
World Rally Championship ended with a further won point. The Czech OMV
pair Stepan Vojtech and Michal Ernst (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX)...
World champions BP-Ford end season with 1-2 in Rally GB
FIA World Rally champions* BP-Ford ended the 2007 campaign in perfect
style by claiming first and second on Rally GB in Wales today. Mikko
Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen led from start to ...
Clark shines in four-wheel drive debut
Barry Clark has once again showcased his talent by finishing inside the
top-eight in the Group N class at this weekend's final round of the
FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.
In his first...
Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena, BP-Ford WRT and BFGoodrich... the 2007
Finishing the 2007 Wales Rally GB was sufficient for Sebastien Loeb and
Daniel Elena (Citroen/BFGoodrich) to collect their fourth consecutive
world title to...
Munchi's end positive WRC debut
The Munchi's Ford World Rally Team has capped off a successful debut
year in the FIA World Rally Championship at this weekend's Wales Rally
GB. This year the all-Argentine team has displayed great improvement ...
Wilson flies, Latvala dominates, as Stobart ends season in style
Matthew Wilson/Michael Orr have stepped up a gear on their home event by
finishing sixth overall on this final round of the 2007 FIA World Rally
Championship, Wales Rally GB.
OMV Kronos Citroen WRC wins one point at finale
The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team has completed a very changeful
FIA World Rally Championship 2007with eighth overall place by Manfred
Stohl and Ilka Minor. Thus the OMV pair was able to...
98 of the original 108 crews left the service park to start the final
The final day's two stages were the longest of the event; Brechfa at
28.89km and Trawscoed at 28.24km. Both winding gravel routes ran through
OMV Kronos Citroen WRT in eighth place after leg two
The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team didn't encounter any noteworthy
problems on day two of the "Wales Rally GB". Unfortunately they didn't
move up, either. Matthew Wilson (GB/Ford Focus...
107 of the original 108 crews left the service park this morning for leg
Today's leg took crews through seven stages. The first two loops of
three stages stretched far into the Brecon Beacons, before the crews
Hirvonen continues to set hot pace for BP-Ford in Rally GB
Newly-crowned FIA World Rally champions* BP-Ford continued to dominate
the top of the leaderboard during today's second leg of Rally GB. Mikko
Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen returned to ...
Leg 2: Loeb and Elena keep to the same heading
It had already been dark for some time when the Citroen C4 WRCs of first Dani Sordo/Marc
Marti, then Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena pulled into the service park in Swansea this evening
after the second...
Latvala dominates the timesheets for Stobart on Rally GB
The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team have shown once again they will
be a future force to be reckoned with after a stunning display on
leg 2 of Wales Rally GB, the final round of the...