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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...

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...

Thu 13 Jan 2000
Dean Herridge Looks Forward To 2000

Dean Herridge Looks Forward To 2000

Herridge Looks Forward to 2000 by Neil Blackbourn rally.com.au caught up with a very confident Dean Herridge at the Maximum Motorsport yesterday to ask his plans for the 2000 season. And his plans at this stage are unconfirmed but they have a...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
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,...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
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...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Michelin secures manufacturer's title
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Rally Australia Michelin secures manufacturer's title

Rally Australia 2000 is sure to be remembered as one of the most tactical WRC qualifying rounds in a long, long time. On the last day, however, once teams and drivers had finished with their cat and mouse games as they jockeyed for positions on...

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...

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...

Fri 04 Feb 2000
Ford Martini duo aims to end Swedish tradition

Ford Martini duo aims to end Swedish tradition

The Swedish International Rally (10 - 13 February) harbours one of the last great traditions of the FIA World Rally Championship in that no driver from outside the Nordic countries has won the event in its 49-year history. Nobody is more capable...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Rally of Portugal - leg one report
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Rally of Portugal - leg one report

Three Ford Focus World Rally Cars held top 10 positions after this afternoon's spectacular opening to the Rally of Portugal at Baltar rallycross circuit. Colin McRae and Nicky Grist led the trio in their Ford Martini car, third quickest over the...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rallye Grande Bretagne Michelin Preview
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Rallye Grande Bretagne Michelin Preview

Partenaire de Peugeot, Michelin a decroche en Australie son 29e titre de Champion du monde* (couronnes "Constructeurs" et "Pilotes" confondues). Ce week-end, en Grande-Bretagne, la firme française pourrait en ajouter un 30e : celui des "Pilotes"...

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 12 Nov 2000
Erik Comas Rally Australia Day  2
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Erik Comas Rally Australia Day 2

EX-FORMULA One driver Erik Comas will continue with his plans to become a professional rally driver - despite crashing out of his world championship debut today. Midway through today's second leg of the Perth-based Telstra Rally Australia, his...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
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 ...

Fri 29 Sep 2000
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.

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...

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...

Fri 18 Aug 2000
Rally Finland - Day 1 Michelin report
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Rally Finland - Day 1 Michelin report

Following his emphatic victory on the recent Rally of New Zealand, Peugeot-Michelin's Marcus Gronholm has taken a step closer to becoming the latest in a long line of Finnish rallying legends after emerging as early pacesetter in the 2000 Rally ...

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 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 ...

Thu 13 Jul 2000
Rally news 2000-07-13
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Rally news 2000-07-13

World Rally Championship. Colin Mcrae seems to be the key man in the current drivers market for season 2001. The Scottish world champion has the option of signing a new deal with current employers Ford, or looking elsewhere for a more ...

Thu 06 Jul 2000
Rally New Zealand preview
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Rally New Zealand preview

The FIA World Rally Championship season moves into its second half as teams make the long journey to the other side of the world for the Rally New Zealand (13-16 July). Based in Auckland, recent home of the America's Cup yacht race and known as...

Fri 14 Jan 2000
New Look for the Ford Martini World Rally Team
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New Look for the Ford Martini World Rally Team

Ford's new Focus World Rally Car will sport an exciting new livery for the 2000 FIA World Rally Championship which begins in Monte Carlo next week. The four-wheel drive Focus, which boasts a number of important technical revisions for the...

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...

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 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...

Sat 15 Jul 2000
Rally New Zealand - leg 2
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Rally New Zealand - leg 2

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist paved the way for a thrilling final day battle on the Rally New Zealand after charging up the leaderboard into second place during today's second leg. The British duo were fastest overall in...

Sat 13 May 2000
Rally Argentina - leg 2 report
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Rally Argentina - leg 2 report

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist will start tomorrow's final leg of the Rally Argentina in the midst of a thrilling three-car battle for supremacy. The Britons ended the second leg of this sixth round of the FIA World Rally ...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
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 ...

Sat 19 Aug 2000
Rally Finland standings after day 1
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Rally Finland standings after day 1

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 1:03:22.40 2. Richard Burns GB...

Sat 12 Aug 2000
Natalie Barratt Looking Forward to Finnish Forests in Neste Rally
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Natalie Barratt Looking Forward to Finnish Forests in Neste Rally

Natalie Barratt (25, Wilmslow) will be embarking upon her second Finnish rally adventure of the year next week when she takes part in the Neste Rally Finland (18-20 August), the 9th round of this year's FIA World Rally Championship. Natalie's ...

Sun 16 Jul 2000
Rally New Zealand - final positions
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Rally New Zealand - final positions

Ford Focus World Rally Cars took three of the top four positions on the Rally New Zealand after a dramatic finale to this eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship today. Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist finished second on...

Sun 13 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delivered a stunning performance during a thrilling shoot-out on the final speed test to secure third place for the Ford Martini World Rally Team on the Swedish International Rally today. The British pair fired their...

Sun 14 May 2000
Argentine Rally Mitsubishi final notes
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Argentine Rally Mitsubishi final notes

MAKINEN ON THE PODIUM FOR MARLBORO MITSUBISHI RALLIART The Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart crew of Tommi Makinen/Risto Mannisenmaki finished the 2000 Rally Argentina on the podium in third position in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Team-mates...

Fri 14 Jan 2000
Ford Team Ready for Monte Carlo Rally
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Ford Team Ready for Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo, chic, stylish and home to the rich and famous, is a fitting location for the first FIA World Rally Championship event of the new millennium. It is also the ideal setting for the Ford Martini World Rally team to launch its title ...

Sun 01 Oct 2000
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...