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Sun 22 Oct 2000
Sanremo Rally - leg 2
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Sanremo Rally - leg 2

Ford Martini drivers Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya and team-mates Colin McRae and Nicky Grist are both on course for a points-scoring finish after today's second leg of Italy's Sanremo Rally. The Spanish duo lie fifth in their Ford Focus World Rally...

Sat 21 Oct 2000
Sanremo Rally - leg 1
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Sanremo Rally - leg 1

Three Ford Focus World Rally Cars lie in the top eight after today's opening leg of Italy's Sanremo Rally, round 12 of the FIA World Rally Championship. Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya led the Ford Martini team attack in fourth while Italians Piero ...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally
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Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally

Ford's Colin McRae will be fit to start Italy's Sanremo Rally (20 - 23 October) just 11 days after hospital surgery to repair a cheekbone fractured in his accident during the Tour of Corsica rally at the end of last month. Doctors in Edinburgh...

Michelin Sanremo preview
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Michelin Sanremo preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 12: Sanremo Rally (October 19th-22nd 2000) CLOSER AND CLOSER AT THE TOP! The closer we get to the end of the year, the closer the situation at the sharp end of the World Rally Championship points tables seems...

Preview Michelin Rallye de Sanremo
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Preview Michelin Rallye de Sanremo

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 12e manche : le Rallye Sanremo (19 - 22 octobre 2000) DE PLUS EN PLUS SERRÉ ! Plus ça va, plus les écarts en haut des classements du Championnat du monde des Rallyes se resserrent. A trois manches de...

Thu 12 Oct 2000
Colin McRae update
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Colin McRae update

Ford Martini World Rally team driver Colin McRae is on the verge of winning his race against time to be fit to compete in next week's Sanremo Rally. The 32-year-old Scot, who suffered a double fracture of his left cheekbone and a bruised lung...

Fri 06 Oct 2000
IML Rallysport Corsica report
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IML Rallysport Corsica report

Driver Nicholas Kennedy and the IML Rallysport team are finally back in the country after an outstanding performance on the French round of the World Rally championship. The team took third in class and were 4th British Crew home in the rally's...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
Colin McRae operation scheduled for Monday
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Colin McRae operation scheduled for Monday

Ford Martini World Rally team driver Colin McRae is recovering well following last weekend's serious accident on the Tour of Corsica rally in which the Scot suffered a double fracture of his left cheekbone and a bruised lung. After being flown...

Mon 02 Oct 2000
Tour de Corse - Michelin - Communiqu? final
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Tour de Corse - Michelin - Communiqu? final

UN DOUBLÉ PEUGEOT ET UN PODIUM MICHELIN SUR LE TOUR DE CORSE Le doublé Michelin sur le Tour de Corse a propulsé l'écurie française aux premiers loges dans la lutte pour la victoire du championnat Constructeurs dès sa première ...

Sun 01 Oct 2000
Tour of Corsica final positions
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Tour of Corsica final positions

Ford Martini drivers Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya collected their seventh podium finish of the FIA World Rally Championship season by claiming third on the Tour of Corsica rally which ended in Ajaccio this afternoon. Their Ford Focus World Rally...

Corsica Michelin Leg 2 report
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Corsica Michelin Leg 2 report

PEUGEOT-MICHELIN STILL DOMINATE, BUT DAY IS MARRED BY ACCIDENT At the end of Day 2, Peugeot-Michelin's Gilles Panizzi and François Delecour continue to lead their home World Championship round. The French pair have pulled out a cushion of more...

Tour de Corse - Etape 2 - Michelin
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Tour de Corse - Etape 2 - Michelin

PEUGEOT MICHELIN AUX COMMANDES ; 2e ETAPE MARQUEE PAR UN ACCIDENT A la fin de la deuxième étape du Tour de Corse, Gilles Panizzi et François Delecour (Peugeot-Michelin) continuent à mener leur manche nationale du Championnat du monde des ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
Corsica Results after Stage 2
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Corsica Results after Stage 2

<pre> Results as of: Friday @ 12:25 Nick is 5th in class out of 10 class runners, and 99th overall after Stage 2. 1. 10 PANIZZI-PANIZZI Peugeot 2O6 A8 19'48"900 90.7 km/h 1 1 2. 9 DELECOUR-GRATAL Peugeot 2O6 A8 19'49"800 +...

Corsica Results from Stage 1
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Corsica Results from Stage 1

<pre> Results as of: Friday @ 12:00 Nick is 6th in class out of 10 class runners, and 105th overall after Stage 1. P.

Tue 26 Sep 2000
Tour de Corse Michelin Preview
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Tour de Corse Michelin Preview

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 11ème manche : Tour de Corse (28 septembre - 1 octobre 2000) QUELLE FINALE EXPLOSIVE EN PERSPECTIVE! A quatre encablures de la fin du Championnat 2000, la situation en haut des classements Pilotes et...

Corsica Rally Michelin preview
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Corsica Rally Michelin preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 11: Tour of Corsica (September 28th - October 1st 2000) SHAPING UP FOR A FABULOUS FINALE! With only four rounds to go before the curtain comes down on the 2000 World Rally Championship, the situation at the...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
Tour of Corsica preview
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Tour of Corsica preview

After mastering the torturously twisty roads of the Cyprus Rally in convincing style earlier this month, the Ford Martini team island-hops from one Mediterranean holiday resort to another to start the Tour of Corsica (29 September - 1 October) as...

Sun 10 Sep 2000
Michelin Rallye de Chypre Comm Final
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Michelin Rallye de Chypre Comm Final

CARLOS SAINZ (FORD) A LA TÊTE D'UN NOUVEAU PODIUM 100% MICHELIN Le Championnat du Monde des Rallyes 2000 sera sans doute marque d'une pierre blanche par la magnifique victoire de Carlos Sainz aujourd'hui à Chypre. Pour commencer,...

Cyprus Rally Michelin final report
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Cyprus Rally Michelin final report

CARLOS SAINZ (FORD) TOPS ANOTHER ALL-MICHELIN PODIUM Carlos Sainz's magnificent start-to-finish win in Cyprus today may well turn out to be a landmark event in the 2000 World Championship. For one, it was the Spaniard's first win in 26 months,...

Cyprus Rally Ford Racing final report
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Cyprus Rally Ford Racing final report

Ford Martini drivers Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya and team-mates Colin McRae and Nicky Grist finished a superb first and second on the gruelling Cyprus Rally which ended today. Driving Ford Focus World Rally Cars, Sainz and McRae cruised through...

Cyprus Rally - leg 2
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Cyprus Rally - leg 2

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya headed a Ford Martini one-two at the end of today's second leg of the Cyprus Rally. Their Ford Focus World Rally Car led team-mates Colin McRae and Nicky Grist as this 10th round of the FIA World Rally returned to ...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally - leg 1
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Cyprus Rally - leg 1

Sainz takes control for Ford on Cyprus Rally Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya dominated today's opening leg of the Cyprus Rally in their Ford Focus World Rally Car to win seven of the nine speed tests and build a comfortable overnight lead. Their...

Michelin Rallye de Chypre
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Michelin Rallye de Chypre

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 10ème manche : Rallye de Chypre (7-10 septembre 2000) UN PARFUM D'ACROPOLE ! Si les quatre derniers rendez-vous du Mondial 2000 se dérouleront sur des terrains plus que connus (Tour de Corse, Sanremo,...

Fri 08 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally Michelin preview
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Cyprus Rally Michelin preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 10: Cyprus Rally (September 7th-10th 2000) THE ACROPOLIS REVISITED! While the final four rounds of the 2000 World Championship (Corsica, Sanremo, Australia, Great Britain) will take place to very ...

Tue 05 Sep 2000
Liatti joins Ford's world rally title challenge
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Liatti joins Ford's world rally title challenge

Piero Liatti will provide a major boost to Ford's World Rally Championship campaign by joining the team for this month's Tour of Corsica and next month's Sanremo rallies. The 38-year-old Italian will drive a third Ford Focus World Rally Car to ...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
Ford racing Cyprus Rally preview
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Ford racing Cyprus Rally preview

McRae and Sainz venture into the unknown The sun-kissed holiday island of Cyprus will provide little opportunity for relaxation in the Ford Martini World Rally team next week. The FIA World Rally Championship leading team journeys to the ...

Ford to use Pirelli tires in 2001
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Ford to use Pirelli tires in 2001

Ford has signed an agreement with tyre manufacturer Pirelli to use the Italian company's rubber on the official Ford Focus World Rally Cars competing in next year's FIA World Rally Championship. The agreement lasts for three years and means that...

2001 WRC schedule announced

2001 WRC schedule announced

The following is the tentative 2001 World Rally Championship schedule, as approved by the FIA Rallies Commission. The final schedule will be ratified by the FIA World Council this October. <pre> 19-21 Jan: Monte Carlo Rally (MC) 09-11...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

As the 2000 racing season hits the homestretch, Ford Racing is looking to cap off a dominant year in its worldwide racing program. As NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, CART, World Rally Championship and British Touring Car...

Wed 30 Aug 2000
Cyprus Rally preview
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Cyprus Rally preview

New World Championship Wild Card Cyprus Rally, September 8/10, 2000 Cyprus Rally was brought into the World Championship as a late replacement for China Rally, so is an unknown quantity for all the top teams. A well respected round of the...

Wed 23 Aug 2000
Rally of Finland Michelin final report
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Rally of Finland Michelin final report

RALLY FINLAND Sunday August 20th 2000 End of rally report GRONHOLM ON TOP OF THE WORLD! After his successes in February's Swedish Rally and last July in New Zealand, Peugeot-Michelin driver Marcus Grönholm collected his second consecutive...

Sun 20 Aug 2000
Rally Finland - final positions
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Rally Finland - final positions

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist today finished second in the Rally Finland after a thrilling showdown on the final speed test to lift the Ford Martini team into the lead of the FIA World Rally Championship. Their Ford Focus World Rally Car came from...

Standings after Rally Finland
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Standings after Rally Finland

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Points -------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 44 2. Richard Burns GB Subaru...

Rally Finland results
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Rally Finland results

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 3:22:37.10 2. Colin McRae GB...

Rally Finland Michelin leg 2 report
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Rally Finland Michelin leg 2 report

Marcus Gronholm's cool and collected approach and the retirement of his closest rival Richard Burns (Subaru) have allowed the Peugeot-Michelin driver to pull out what appears to be a comfortable cushion at the top of the provisional Rally Finland...

Rally Finland - Ford Martini leg 2 report
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Rally Finland - Ford Martini leg 2 report

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delivered a gutsy performance in today's second leg of the Rally Finland to put their Ford Focus World Rally Car on course for a podium finish. The British pair lie third with one leg remaining of...