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Tue 26 Sep 2000
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...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Erik Comas debuts in Rally Australia
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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, ...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
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...

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...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Sainz disqualified
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Rally Australia Sainz disqualified

The Ford Martini World Rally Team has decided not to appeal against the exclusion of Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya following the end of today's opening leg of the Rally Australia. A late night meeting of the rally's stewards disqualified Sainz and...

Sat 12 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Leg 2 Ford Martini Report

Swedish Rally - Leg 2 Ford Martini Report

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist produced a blistering display during today's second leg of the Swedish International Rally to keep their Ford Focus World Rally Car in the midst of a terrific battle for the top placings. The Ford Martini pairing...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie
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Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie

Les commissaires sportifs du Rallye d'Australie ont annonce ce matin à Perth (09.26 heures locale) leur decision d'exclure le pilote Mitsubishi Tommi Makinen du classement general de l'epreuve après avoir declare son turbo non-conforme ...

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...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview
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Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview

Originally-From: "ProAction" <media@proaction.co.uk> British Rally Champions, Vauxhall Motorsport, face the year's biggest challenge in the four-day Network Q Rally GB, our home round of the FIA World Rally Championship, aiming for a top...

Fri 11 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Leg 1

Swedish Rally - Leg 1

McRae's stage win sets up second day attack Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz both ended today's opening leg of the Swedish International Rally in the top six in their Ford Focus World Rally Cars. McRae and co-driver Nicky...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Francois Delecour joins Ford
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Francois Delecour joins Ford

Ford has signed François Delecour to drive a Ford Focus World Rally Car in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. The Frenchman will team up with Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz to provide the Ford Martini squad with the strongest driver...

Thu 20 Jan 2000
Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report
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Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report

Sainz shows well on Ford Focus debut drive Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya made an encouraging debut for the Ford Martini World Rally Team today by holding an excellent fourth position after the opening leg of the Monte Carlo Rally. The Spanish...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Erik Comas Rally Australia day three
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Erik Comas Rally Australia day three

CHAMPION racing driver Erik Comas saw out the end of the Australian round of the World Rally Championship today - but as a spectator rather than a competitor in his own Loctite Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 6. After crashing out midway through ...

Wed 23 Feb 2000
This Week In Ford Racing Feb 22, 2000
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This Week In Ford Racing Feb 22, 2000

This Week in Ford Racing February 22, 2000 FIA World Rally Ford Martini lured by Kenyan victory memories Kenya's Safari Rally has a place in the hearts of all true rallying aficionados. It is one of motorsport's great adventures and holds a...

Fri 05 May 2000
Ford Plans to Leave Rivals Crying in Rally Argentina
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Ford Plans to Leave Rivals Crying in Rally Argentina

The Latin influence will be to the fore for the third FIA World Rally Championship round in a row next week when Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya tackle the Rally Argentina. The event (11...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
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...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form
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Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form

Claiming his fifth straight Australian Rally Championship, taking his third Asia-Pacific Rally Championship and now finishing the season off with his second privateer win at World Championship level, Subaru Australia's Possum Bourne has had a...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
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 ...

Mon 15 May 2000
Argentine Rally Ford final notes
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Argentine Rally Ford final notes

McRae retires but Solberg finishes in points Colin McRae and Nicky Grist's hopes of victory on the Rally Argentina ended this morning when the Ford Martini pair retired their Ford Focus World Rally Car from third position on the opening...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rally Great Britain Michelin preview
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Rally Great Britain Michelin preview

MICHELIN 2000 WORLD RALLY CHAMPION. In Australia, with its partner Peugeot, Michelin clinched its 29th World Rally Championship title*. This weekend in Wales, the French tyre specialist could add a 30th crown to that score if Marcus ...

Sat 26 Feb 2000
Safari Rally - leg 2
WRC

Safari Rally - leg 2

Sainz charges back as Focus sets top pace Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya dominated today's second leg of the Safari Rally for the Ford Martini World Rally Team. The Spanish pair set fastest time on three of the four gruelling speed tests in their...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
rally Great Britain Vauxhall leg one report
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rally Great Britain Vauxhall leg one report

Day 2 - End of Leg 1, after 8 stages Total stage distance (after Leg 1): 130.19kms Vauxhall Motorsport's duo of Mark Higgins and Neil Wearden finished day two of the Network Q Rally of Great Britain in determined mood after slashing their ...

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 ...

Sun 14 May 2000
Argentine Rally results
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Argentine Rally results

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Richard Burns GB Subaru Impreza 4:10:20.70 2. Marcus Gronholm ...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Leg two report
WRC

Rally Australia Leg two report

Tapio Laukkanen and Kaj Lindström are battling hard to score their first ever FIA World Rally Championship points after steering their Ford Focus through today's second leg of the Rally Australia in seventh. The Finns, on only their second ...

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...

Fri 21 Jan 2000
Monte Carlo Rally - leg 2 - Ford Martini Report
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Monte Carlo Rally - leg 2 - Ford Martini Report

Ford Martini World Rally Team duo Carlos Sainz and Colin McRae each held top four placings as the second leg of the Monte Carlo Rally ended tonight. Sainz and co-driver Luis Moya powered their Ford Focus World Rally Car into second during...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Rally of Great Britain final Vauxhall report
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Rally of Great Britain final Vauxhall report

Network Q Rally GB 2000 November 23/November 26 Day 4 - End of Rally, after 17 stages Total stage distance: 380.80kms Vauxhall Motorsport's Mark Higgins took Formula 2 class honours today (Sunday, 26 November) on this year's Network Q Rally of...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station
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Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station

Against a World class field of World Championship teams and drivers, current Australian Rally Champion Possum Bourne is happy to hold onto eighth outright after another strong day is dusty and difficult conditions. Bourne took the option to hold...

Sun 22 Oct 2000
Rally Sanremo Michelin final report
WRC

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.

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Preview Michelin Rallye de Sanremo
WRC

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...

Sat 13 May 2000
Argentine Rally standings after Leg 2
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Argentine Rally standings after Leg 2

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Carlos Sainz E Ford Focus 1:27:42.30 2. Marcus Gronholm FIN...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six
WRC

Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six

Wet weather and very muddy conditions so typical of the Rally of Great Britain reminded the 150 pairings who took the start of this final round of the FIA World Rally Championship this evening exactly what lies in store over the next three days in...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Rallye Australia Erik Comas day one report
WRC

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 ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
Corsica Results after Stage 2
WRC

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 +...

Sun 20 Aug 2000
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...