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Sun 01 Oct 2000
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 ...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview
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Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25: Bruce Garland (born 20.8.58) is preparing to blaze his way through the toughest terrain of the Northern Territory later this year in an attempt to create history and become the first three-times auto winner of the Australian...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sun 16 Jul 2000
Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Cody Crocker has produced the drive of his career to finish second in Group N at Rally New Zealand, a brilliant effort in only his fourth World Championship event. The Team Subaru driver led after day one, slipped to second on day two and then...

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 ...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rallye d'Australie Michelin la victorie pour Michelin
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Rallye d'Australie Michelin la victorie pour Michelin

L'édition 2000 du Rallye d'Australie restera marquée par le fait que ce fût une course de tactique ! Lors de la toute dernière étape cependant, une fois que les écuries et les pilotes avaient terminé de jouer au chat et à la souris pour se...

Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable
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Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable

For Possum Bourne season 2000 has been next to perfect and Leg 1 of Telstra Rally Australia has given him even more reasons to smile, the Subaru driver currently lies in ninth outright amongst a stacked field of world class International drivers!...

Sun 27 Feb 2000
Safari Rally - leg 3 - Ford Report
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Safari Rally - leg 3 - Ford Report

Ford today celebrated a double points finish on Kenya's Safari Rally, the most gruelling round of the FIA World Rally Championship, when Carlos Sainz and Petter Solberg each drove their Focus World Rally Cars to top six finishes. Sainz and ...

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
Rally of Great Britain final finishing positions
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Rally of Great Britain final finishing positions

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya finished fourth on the Rally of Great Britain today to secure second place for their Ford Martini team in the FIA World Rally Championship. The result also sealed third for the Spanish duo in the drivers' championship,...

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 ...

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.

Sat 14 Oct 2000
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...

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 ...

Sat 19 Aug 2000
Rally Finland standings after day 2
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Rally Finland standings after day 2

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 2:24:33.00 2. Harri Rovanpera FIN...

Sat 13 May 2000
Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes
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Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes

Bad luck for SEAT in Argentina Both cars succumbed to clutch problems after negotiating some of the 39 water-splashes on this year's event. Pre-event testing, during which many similar water-crossings were driven through, had not created any...

Fri 24 Mar 2000
Catalunya Rally Preview
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Catalunya Rally Preview

Sainz and Ford aim to make Spanish fans roar The short journey across the Iberian peninsula sees the Ford Martini World Rally Team turn its attentions from Portugal to Spain, from gravel to asphalt and from the Atlantic coast to the ...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Rally of Portugal - Ford Martini Leg 2 Report
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Rally of Portugal - Ford Martini Leg 2 Report

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya kept their Ford Focus World Rally Car firmly on course for a podium finish in the Rally of Portugal after another demanding day's driving over gruelling gravel roads. The Ford Martini duo ended the second and...

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
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 ...

Tue 06 Jun 2000
Acropolis: Ford duo look for sunny outcome
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Acropolis: Ford duo look for sunny outcome

Greece's Acropolis Rally marks the midpoint of the FIA World Rally Championship season and while everyone involved with the Ford Martini team could be forgiven for wishing to switch to 'holiday mode', there will be no opportunity for that on one...

Sat 26 Feb 2000
Safari Rally - leg 2
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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...

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...

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 +...

Sun 10 Sep 2000
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...

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 Leg two report
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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 ...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
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...

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

PEUGEOT STRENGTHENS TITLE PUSH Peugeot has bolstered its bid for the World Rally Manufacturers' title with a fine second place in the Rally Argentina, which finished in front of large crowds at Cordoba Stadium this afternoon. Finnish driver...

Fri 12 May 2000
Rally Argentina after stage 2
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Rally Argentina after stage 2

For immediate release: 11 May 2000 Rally Argentina - after stage 2, Complejo Pro-Racing Huge crowds of enthusiastic south American fans enjoyed a spectacular opening to the Rally Argentina this evening as this sixth round of the FIA World...

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 ...

Rally Great Britain Ford Focus leads after leg one
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Rally Great Britain Ford Focus leads after leg one

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delighted their army of British fans by leading the Rally of Great Britain in their Ford Focus World Rally Car after today's wet and slippery opening leg. Ford Martini team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya lie third...

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

McRae Scores First Points For Hyundai In Argentina Alister McRae and David Senior today (Sunday) finished the 2000 Rally Argentina an excellent seventh place overall and sixth in the manufacturer nominations, to score the first points for the...