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Sat 11 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Ford notes leg 1
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Rally Australia Ford notes leg 1

Today's opening leg of the Rally Australia was dominated by tactics as Ford Martini drivers Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya were just one of several leading pairings who spent the final kilometres jockeying for the most favourable re-start position ...

Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report
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Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report

AFTER his first full day of world championship rallying - competing in the Perth-based Telstra Rally Australia - ex-Formula One driver Erik Comas says simply: "Now I admire rally drivers even more!" The 35-year-old Frenchman had a difficult ...

Rallye Australia Erik Comas day one report
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Rallye Australia Erik Comas day one report

For former Grand Prix driver Erik Comas, tonight's opening stage of the Telstra Rally Australia was the perfect way to ease himself into his World Rally Championship debut. The mid-city, super-special stage -- on a purpose-built track in a ...

Rally Australia Superstage report
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Rally Australia Superstage report

A solitary running of the exciting Langley Park Superstage tonight kicks off Telstra Rally Australia, the 13th and penultimate round of this year's FIA World Rally Championship and the final round of the Australian Rally Championship. Peugeot ...

Rally Australia Ford drivers turn on style
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Rally Australia Ford drivers turn on style

Ford Martini World Rally Team drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya provided thrilling entertainment for the 20,000 fans gathered in Perth's riverside Langley Park for the opening speed test of the Rally ...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Michelin preview
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Rally Australia Michelin preview

Round 13: Rally Australia (November 9th - 12th 2000) GRAVEL TO DECIDE THE CHAMPIONSHIP. Peugeot's one-two finish in Sanremo in October brought Michelin its second consecutive grand slam on World Championship asphalt, a performance achieved...

Rallye d'Australie Michelin preview
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Rallye d'Australie Michelin preview

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 13e manche : le Rallye d'Australie (9 - 12 novembre 2000) LA TERRE POUR CONCLURE. Le récent doublé de Peugeot au Sanremo a permis à Michelin de signer son deuxième grand-chelem consécutif sur ...

Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas takes on a completely different motorsport challenge this weekend - making his debut in the F.I.A. World Rally Championship. The French driver, a titleholder in motor racing classes as diverse as Formula 3000, ...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Rally Australia preview
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Rally Australia preview

Both the Drivers and Manufacturers Rally Championships are wide open as the top teams journey to the coast of Western Australia for the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship, Rally Australia, November 9/12. The local terrain will ...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Rally Sanremo Michelin final report
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Rally Sanremo Michelin final report

PANIZZI AND DELECOUR (PEUGEOT-MICHELIN) DO IT AGAIN! Just three weeks after Gilles Panizzi and François Delecour's assertive one-two in Corsica, the Peugeot-Michelin pair has produced a repeat, practically start-to-finish success today in Italy.

Rallye de Sanremo Michelin final
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Rallye de Sanremo Michelin final

NOUVELLE VICTOIRE MONDIALE POUR PANIZZI ET DELECOUR SUR PEUGEOT-MICHELIN A peine trois semaines après le double de Gilles Panizzi et François Delecour lors du Tour de Corse, le duo Peugeot-Michelin renouvelle ses performances de leader ...

Sanremo Rally - final positions
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Sanremo Rally - final positions

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya and team-mates Colin McRae and Nicky Grist maintained the Ford Martini team's impressive scoring record in the FIA World Rally Championship during Italy's Sanremo Rally which ended today. The Spanish duo finished the ...

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 ...