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Fri 12 Jan 2001
FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

<pre> FORD KA RALLY KIT CAR - 2001 ENGINE 1.3-litre Endura-E, eight-valve four-cylinder engine with multi-point fuel injection. Optimised cylinder head porting; compression ratio11:1. Revised camshaft. New four-branch exhaust ...

Wed 02 May 2001
MERC: Reem Samuel profile

MERC: Reem Samuel profile

Reem Samuel - the fighting Israeli rally driver. Reem Samuel was born in 1964, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Age 21 he found that he got the "youth suger illness" but he decided that against all the limits he will become a rally driver . Started his...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

[Northampton] - Brendan Connor has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cosworth Racing to form a new leadership team, following the retirement of Trevor Crisp from the position of CEO and Managing Director. Assuming...

Sat 05 May 2001
MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

Driver Profile : HAMED AL-WAHAIBI This time we make a break from the regular Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC) reports and take a look on one of the best Middle-east rally drivers. You all know Muhamed Bin-Sulayem, the 12th time...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Ford WRS Rally Australia final report
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Ford WRS Rally Australia final report

McRae opens up championship lead for Ford Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist moved into a clear lead of the FIA World Rally Championship after finishing fifth in the Rally Australia today. The Britons hold a one point lead in...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions final report

Michelin Race of Champions final report

Harri Rovanpera crowned Champion of Champions Finnish WRC ace, Harri Rovanpera was duly crowned 2001 Champion of Champions after defeating Germany's Armin Schwarz in the Final of the prestigious Michelin Race Of Champions event at the Circuito...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
Rally Australia SS1 results
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Rally Australia SS1 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Didier Auriol F Seat Cordoba 1:30.7 1. Carlos Sainz E ...

Wed 24 Jan 2001
Monte Carlo Rally Michelin report
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Monte Carlo Rally Michelin report

MÄKINEN, MITSUBISHI & MICHELIN: THE PRINCES OF MONACO... AGAIN! For the third successive year, the winning combination on this season's Monte Carlo Rally was Tommi Mäkinen and Mitsubishi... running on Michelin tyres. Even though...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Ford's debut in motorsport. Historian Graham Robson summarises a Century of achievement On 10 October 1901, Henry Ford's brand new racecar won its first ever event at Grosse Point, Michigan, USA. As a...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced
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BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced

Peugeot Motor Company is pleased to announce its 2002 Motor Sport programme, which focuses on rallying. Peugeot will withdraw from the British Touring Car Championship. This decision supports the investment in rallying and specifically the 206 WRC...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

Cypriot champion eyes Sulayem's Middle East crown Cypriot champion, Andreas Tsouloftas, is hoping to Tsouloftas is close to completing negotiations with a World Rally Championship team HYUNDAI and a manufacturer's UAE dealer to acquire a World...

Sun 04 Feb 2001
Subaru Allstars season preview
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Subaru Allstars season preview

The Subaru Allstars Team will make its 2001 rally season debut on the next round of the World Rally Championship, The Rally of Sweden, which starts from Karlstad on the 9th February. With the benefits of an enhanced management structure and an ...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
Rally of Great Britain SS2 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS2 results

<pre> Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Colin McRae GB Ford Focus 6:34.7 2. Marcus...

Thu 30 Aug 2001
Julian Reynolds Neste Rally Finland report
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Julian Reynolds Neste Rally Finland report

Julian Reynolds had a nightmare time as he and co-driver Ieuan Thomas suffered an early retirement on the recent Neste Rally Finland, a round of the World Rally Championship. The Pembrokeshire pair were contesting the rally in their Minilite ...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions preview

Michelin Race of Champions preview

The Michelin Race of Champions brings together top names from all forms of world class motor sport in a single, relaxed yet competitive event, which is widely shown on International TV. World Rally driver Michèle Mouton organised the first Race...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
MERC: Peugeot Sport Cyprus team news

MERC: Peugeot Sport Cyprus team news

The Peugeot Sport Cyprus Rally Team was founded in 1980 just after the Talbot team stop rallying. First cars of the team were 504 Coupe and the little 104 ZS. After a while the team moved to the 205 GTI 1.6 & 1.9 litre, and then to 309 GTI 1.9...

Fri 28 Sep 2001
Sanremo Rally Ford Racing preview
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Sanremo Rally Ford Racing preview

Just 12 days after moving into a clear lead of the FIA World Rally Championship in New Zealand, the Ford Martini team will return to competition in very different surroundings. Before jet lag had settled the team turned its attentions to Italy's...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Sergio Vallejo to drive Super1600 World Championship
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Sergio Vallejo to drive Super1600 World Championship

Super1600 Spanish Champion in 1999 and 2000, Sergio Vallejo, will expand his sporting program with the inclusion of 6 rallies that comprises the Super1600 World Championship. He will use the new FIAT PUNTO Super1600, a car similar to the unit...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Corsica Rally preview
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Corsica Rally preview

Rallye De France - Tour De Corse www.rallyedefrance.com/ Round 12 of the FIA World Rally Championship 18-21st October 2001 Thursday, 18th October 2001 FIA World Rally Championship title hopefuls face another scrabble for points on the 12th...

Michelin Corsica Rally preview
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Michelin Corsica Rally preview

2001 World Rally Championship Round 12: Tour of Corsica (October 18th ­ 21st 2001) Corsica... a remake of Sanremo? Less than two weeks after the Sanremo Rally, this weekend sees rallying's superstars travel to the Mediterranean island of ...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Rallye de Sanremo - compte rendu Michelin
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Rallye de Sanremo - compte rendu Michelin

Nouveau podium intégralement Michelin sur l'asphalte Pour la seconde année consécutive, Gilles Panizzi et Peugeot-Michelin ont prouvé qu'ils étaient l'équipe à battre sur les routes goudronnées du Rallye Sanremo. Après Ples attaques ...

Fri 28 Sep 2001
Sanremo Rally route
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Sanremo Rally route

Rally Route The route has undergone major changes following crowd congestion in the hills behind Sanremo last year. The service park has been switched from Sanremo to Imperia and the rally features some stages not used since the 1970s. However...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Rally of Great Britain ss16 results
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Rally of Great Britain ss16 results

<pre> Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Marcus Gronholm FIN Peugeot 206 15:23.6 2. Didier Auriol...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
New Zealand Rally SS22 results
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New Zealand Rally SS22 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Petter Solberg N Ford Focus 3:50.9 2. Colin McRae GB ...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi Australia Rally recap

MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi Australia Rally recap

Hamed Al-Wahaibi Win The "Teams Cup" In Australia !!! Oman leading rally driver Hamed Al-Wahaibi won the WRC round in Australia in the Teams Cup class in his Allstar Subaru Impreza WRC 2001. He also finished the rally in 13th place . This was...

Sat 08 Dec 2001
Subaru takes Burns to court
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Subaru takes Burns to court

The 2001 World Champion's fate for 2002 will be settled in London's High Court. Richard Burns had announced prior to the Great Britain Rally that he had signed a contract with Peugeot for the 2002 WRC season. According to the Japanese Subaru...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
Spectators injured at Rally of Great Britain (Update 2001-11-25)
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Spectators injured at Rally of Great Britain (Update 2001-11-25)

Motorsport.com -- A major incident during stage 11 resulted in a possibility of 15 injuries and a red flag. First news from Great Britain state that the incident involved Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya in the Ford Focus. Sainz went off the course...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Subaru's Richard Burns - 2001 World Rally Champion
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Subaru's Richard Burns - 2001 World Rally Champion

30-year-old Subaru World Rally Team driver Richard Burns today became the first Englishman ever to win the FIA World Rally Championship for drivers since the series was established in 1979. The result was secured in Cardiff this afternoon when he...

Fri 15 Jun 2001
MERC: 25th Rally of Lebanon preview

MERC: 25th Rally of Lebanon preview

The Middle-East Rally Championship RALLY of LEBANON The 25th Rally of Lebanon , 5th round of the Middle-East Rally Championship and 2nd round of the Lebanon National Rally Championship will take place from 29\6 - 1\7 . The competition this...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
Rallye de Finlande compte rendu Michelin
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Rallye de Finlande compte rendu Michelin

Rallye De Finlande Dimanche 26 août 2001 Compte rendu de fin de rallye Peugeot-Michelin et Grönholm triomphent avec panache A victoire de Marcus Grönholm à domicile a parfaitement replacé l'équipe Peugeot- Michelin dans la course au...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
MERC: Sulayem returns to action in Syria rally

MERC: Sulayem returns to action in Syria rally

Arab World's Top Driver Eager For Return To Action In Damascus En Route To Another Ford Double Title Triumph Ben Sulayem Takes Ford Focus WRC Back On Victory Trail In Syria Mohammed Ben Sulayem is eagerly looking forward to a return to action...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Standings after Corsica Rally
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Standings after Corsica Rally

Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Points -------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Tommi Makinen FIN Mitsubishi Lancer 40 2. Colin McRae...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
Rally of Finland SS7 results
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Rally of Finland SS7 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Richard Burns GB Subaru Impreza 11:35.4 2. Petter Solberg N ...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
DTC: Lundgaard switches to Danish Touringcar Championship
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DTC: Lundgaard switches to Danish Touringcar Championship

European Champion Lundgaard switches to DTC Will be leading Toyota's attack on the 2002 Danish Touringcar Championship Today at Jyllands-Ringen the Danish Toyota importer, Toyota Danmark A/S, announced that they will be switching their attention...

Mon 26 Mar 2001
Catalunya - Roger Feghali second in Group N
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Catalunya - Roger Feghali second in Group N

25 March 2001-Rallye Catalunya-Costa Brava, the fourth stage of the World Rally Championship ended at 16:56 hrs. Leg 3 and the last day for the WRC Catalunya - Costa Brava, saw Feghali's invasion of the WRC. Roger Feghali. Photo: Duby ...