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Sun 05 Dec 2004
Citroen to drive down Champs Elysees
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Citroen to drive down Champs Elysees

Sebastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz Drive Down The "Champs Elysees" On Sunday morning, 2004 World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz will drive down the famous "avenue Champs Elysées" in Paris with their Citroën Xsara WRC. This ...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Atkinson Racing leg one summary
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Rally Australia: Atkinson Racing leg one summary

Atkinson Battles For Group N Lead at Telstra Rally Australia Australian rally driver Chris Atkinson has showed his natural talent and determination during a tremendous fightback to in contention for the lead in the Group N category at...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Citroen withdraws Sainz, Marti Xsara
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Rally Australia: Citroen withdraws Sainz, Marti Xsara

Carlos Sainz and Marc Marti Withdraw From Telstra Rally Australia Carlos Sainz and Marc Marti went off the road yesterday (Tuesday 9th of November) in the second recce pass of "Stirling Long", SS3 of the Telstra Rally Australia. The accident...

Thu 13 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Round five preview
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Cyprus Rally: Round five preview

Being run as a WRC event for the fifth time, the Cyprus Rally was originally introduced to the calendar in 2000 as a replacement for the 555 Rally of China. Presenting drivers with a series of twisty, rock-strewn stages similar to those used in ...

Wed 05 May 2004
Barratt to drive Clio on remaining JWRC events
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Barratt to drive Clio on remaining JWRC events

Backed by principle sponsor KF Concept, top female rally star, Natalie Barratt, will contest the remaining six rounds of the 2004 FIA Junior World Rally Championship season in a Renault Clio S1600. Co driven by 31-year old Welshman Carl...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Atkinson Racing early Friday summary
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Rally Australia: Atkinson Racing early Friday summary

Atkinson Begins Maiden Rally Oz Rising Australian rally star Chris Atkinson began his first campaign in the nation's biggest rallying event, Telstra Rally Australia held in Perth, West Australian last night. With Atkinson the highest seeded...

Sun 16 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Subaru leg two summary
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Cyprus Rally: Subaru leg two summary

Winning three of the day's five competitive stages, Subaru driver Petter Solberg continued to demonstrate the lightening pace of the Subaru Impreza WRC2004 on some of the most demanding terrain in the WRC. Finishing every stage within the top...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Citroen leg one summary
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Rally Australia: Citroen leg one summary

Sébastien Loeb shadowing the leader! After running first on the road throughout the opening leg, Xsara WRC crew Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena figure in a strong 2nd place this evening in Perth, a little over 20 seconds behind Marcus ...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Pre-event press conference (part 1)
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Rally Australia: Pre-event press conference (part 1)

FIA World Rally Championship 2004 Rally Australia FIA Pre-Event Press Conference 11.11.2004 MC: John Desborough Present: Guy Frequelin, Citroen Malcolm Wilson, Ford Marcus Gronholm, Peugeot Sebastien Loeb, Citroen Markko Martin, Ford Petter ...

Sun 17 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse: Citroen leg 2 summary
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Tour de Corse: Citroen leg 2 summary

Total concentration! Throughout an extremely difficult second leg, Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Carlos Sainz/Marc Marti maintained the positions they were in yesterday. Lying in third and fourth places respectively, the two Xsara WRCs ...

Tour de Corse SS5 results
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Tour de Corse SS5 results

@>SS5 (Vico 1) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Markko Martin EE Ford Focus RS WRC04 ...

Wed 13 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse: Citroen preview
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Tour de Corse: Citroen preview

Three match points... Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena, Carlos Sainz/Marc Marti and their Xsara WRCs turn their attention to the Mediterranean island of Corsica where they hope to make the most of their chance to meet Citroën's target for 2004 by ...

Sat 02 Oct 2004
Rally Sardinia SS12 results
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Rally Sardinia SS12 results

@>SS12 (Le Sughere 2) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Petter Solberg N Subaru Impreza WRC04 ...

Thu 19 Aug 2004
Rally Deutschland: Pre-event press conference
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Rally Deutschland: Pre-event press conference

Aime' Chatard -- Michelin Paul Hembery -- Pirelli Cédric Robert -- Peugeot Daniel Solá -- Mitsubishi François Duval -- Ford Sébastien Loeb -- Citroën Q: What is your reaction to the news that Peugeot will run with Pirelli next...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Peugeot names Harri Rovanpera for Mexico rally
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Peugeot names Harri Rovanpera for Mexico rally

Taking advantage of being allowed to alternate the team in the second car entered by a manufacturer in the World Rally Championship, Peugeot has once again called on Harri Rovanpera for the next leg of the championship, the Mexican rally (11-14 ...

Sun 14 Nov 2004
Loeb inherits Rally Australia leadHeadline
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Loeb inherits Rally Australia lead

The lead in the rally that no one seems to want to win was handed to Sebastien Loeb early this morning, as overnight leader Marcus Gronholm spun out of Rally Australia, the final round of the 2004 World Rally Championship. "What can I do?," Loeb...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Peugeot leg one summary
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Rally Australia: Peugeot leg one summary

Peugeot on Top in Australia Peugeot driver Marcus Gronholm ends the first leg of Rally Australia in the lead, while his team mate Harri Rovanpera is in third place. Both Peugeot drivers enjoyed perfect reliability all day, to stamp their ...

Fri 10 Sep 2004
Rally Japan: Antony Warmbold final summary
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Rally Japan: Antony Warmbold final summary

For the first time ever, World Championship Rally competitors faced off in the land of the rising sun. Antony Warmbold and Gemma Price left in search of new specials, but also a different world and culture. They came back happy from their Japanese...

Mon 17 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Subaru final summary
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Cyprus Rally: Subaru final summary

Both Subaru World Rally Team drivers finished in points-winning positions in the final Leg of the Cyprus Rally. Petter continued to recover places lost due to a radiator problem on Leg one and, although unable to battle for the lead, claimed his...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Leg one summary
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Rally Australia: Leg one summary

The first full day of competition at Telstra Rally Australia got off to a dramatic start with the retirement of Ford driver Markko Martin before the day's first stage even began. Martin and the Ford team would have suffered an anxious sleep ...

Sat 30 Oct 2004
Rally Catalunya SS7 results
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Rally Catalunya SS7 results

@>SS7 (Les Llosses - Alpens 1) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Sebastien Loeb F Citroen Xsara...

Rally Catalunya: Leg one summary
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Rally Catalunya: Leg one summary

New world champion Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) was the only challenger to the Ford Focus duo of Marrko Martin and Francois Duval who dominated the days action winning four of the six stages. The Frenchman was fastest on the middle stage of each loop...

Rally Catalunya: Citroen leg one summary
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Rally Catalunya: Citroen leg one summary

Off to a strong start ! This evening, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena returned to Lloret de Mar as the rally leaders, after a first leg conducted at a frantic pace. As for Carlos Sainz/Marc Marti and their Xsara WRC, they are currently ...

Fri 29 Oct 2004
Rally Catalunya: Pre-event press conference
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Rally Catalunya: Pre-event press conference

FIA World Rally Championship 2004 Rally De CataluÑYa - Rally De EspaÑA Pre-event Press Conference 28.10.2004 Present: Mikko Hirvonen, Subaru Jan Kopecky, Skoda Marcus Gronholm, Peugeot Francois Duval, Ford Carlos Sainz, Citroen Dani Solà, ...

Wed 20 Oct 2004
Martin's Tour de Corse win hands WRC title to LoebHeadline
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Martin's Tour de Corse win hands WRC title to Loeb

Markko Martin dominated the this year's edition of the legendary Tour de Corse rally, the 14th round of the 2004 World Rally Championship. The Estonian ace claimed victories on seven of twelve stages and took overall victory in his Ford Focus...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse: Peugeot leg one summary
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Tour de Corse: Peugeot leg one summary

Peugeot Drivers Fight For Points in Corsica Peugeot driver Marcus Gronholm has finished the opening leg of the Rally de France-Tour de Corse in fifth place, just ahead of his team mate Cedric Robert. The other Peugeot 307 WRC of Freddy Loix ends...

Sat 02 Oct 2004
Rally Sardinia: Citroen leg one summary
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Rally Sardinia: Citroen leg one summary

Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Carlos Sainz/Marc Marti put in a remarkable effort during the first leg of the Sardinian rally. Returning to Porto Cervo parc fermé, the two Xsara WRCs are lying in third and fourth positions, and are ideally...

Mon 23 Aug 2004
Rally Deutschland: Michelin final summary
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Rally Deutschland: Michelin final summary

Loeb (Citroën-Michelin) again supreme on German asphalt An emphatic third consecutive win in the Deutschland Rally for Sébastien Loeb has further strengthened the Citroën-Michelin driver's position at the top of the provisional 2004...

Sun 27 Jun 2004
Rally of Turkey: Ford leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Ford leg two summary

Duval and Märtin in points for Ford as Turkey sizzles Ford BP Rallye Sport drivers François Duval and Stéphane Prévot and team-mates Markko Märtin and Michael Park both hold points-scoring positions after today's second leg of the Rally of...

Fri 28 May 2004
Peugeot denied victory, Loeb named Cyprus winnerHeadline
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Peugeot denied victory, Loeb named Cyprus winner

Citroen driver Sebastien Loeb has been declared the official winner of the Cyprus Rally, the fifth round of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship. The event which was held on May 14-16 had its results noted as provisional; pending today's FIA ...

Mon 15 Mar 2004
Rally Mexico: Mitsubishi leg one summary
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Rally Mexico: Mitsubishi leg one summary

Panizzi Sets Pace For Mitsubishi on Rally Mexico Mitsubishi in ninth after strong run by Panizzi Galli back in competition after early brake problems Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports had a confident start to the 2004 Corona Rally México with...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
Chris Atkinson heads to WRC with Subaru

Chris Atkinson heads to WRC with Subaru

Chris Atkinson Heads To World Rally Championship Australian rally sensation Chris Atkinson has been recognised as a true international talent after being offered a drive with the Subaru World Rally Team for the 2005 World ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Ford preview
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Rally Australia: Ford preview

BP-Ford bids to extend winning run in Rally Australia BP-Ford World Rally Team will aim for its third consecutive victory when the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship comes to a close in Australia next week. Back-to-back victories for Markko ...

Sun 03 Oct 2004
Rally Sardinia: Peugeot leg two summary
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Rally Sardinia: Peugeot leg two summary

Difficult Day For Peugeot Marcus Gronholm is the sole remaining 307 WRC at the end of leg two of the Rally d'Italia-Sardinia. The Finn returns to Parc Ferme in 15th place after a disappointing day for the Peugeot team. The second leg of the...

Wed 21 Jul 2004
Sainz takes record 26th win in Rally ArgentinaHeadline
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Sainz takes record 26th win in Rally Argentina

And then there was one: with the top challengers having fallen to the wayside one by one, it was left to veteran rally driver and two-time World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz to claim the laurels in Rally Argentina. Carlos Sainz and Marc...

Mon 17 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Mitsubishi leg two summary
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Cyprus Rally: Mitsubishi leg two summary

The Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports WRC crews of Gilles Panizzi/Hervé Panizzi and Kristian Sohlberg/Kaj Lindström were both forced into retirement during the opening stages of the second leg of the Cyprus Rally. Kristian Sohlberg was the first...