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Thu 19 Feb 2004
Citroen to preview WRC-futuristic car in Geneva

Citroen to preview WRC-futuristic car in Geneva

Paris, the 17th of February 2004 - "Citroën Sport" concept car makes its world debut at the Geneva's Motor show 2004. At a time when the 2003 World Rally Champion, the Xsara WRC, is carrying all before it, with two consecutive wins in the...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

In January of this year, when they were awarded the assets of the former CART series, principals Kevin Kalkhoven, Gerald Forsythe and Paul Gentilozzi declared their intent to put their money where their mouths were. Today Kalkhoven and Forsythe...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
Subaru signs Stephane Sarrazin
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Subaru signs Stephane Sarrazin

Stephane Sarrazin joins Subaru for 2005 season Stéphane Sarrazin's remarkable performance at the wheel of a Subaru France backed Impreza this year has been rewarded with a works drive for the Subaru World Rally Team in the 2005 FIA World Rally...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Pre-event press conference (part 2)
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Rally Australia: Pre-event press conference (part 2)

Continued from part 1 JD: Right Markko can I start with you first if that's okay? I did hear that Peugeot are going to announce their second driver for next year, well they were going to announce it last week but then they had delay it because...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
Monte Carlo: Natalie Barratt to drive MG
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Monte Carlo: Natalie Barratt to drive MG

First female drive for 48 years in Monte Carlo MG Top female rally driver Natalie Barratt 's entry in a Super 1600 MG ZR on the Monte Carlo Rally this week is the first time a woman has driven an MG on this event for nearly half a century, when...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
Citroen signs Duval, Prevot for 2005
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Citroen signs Duval, Prevot for 2005

Francois Duval and Stephane Prevot Join Citroen For The 2005 World Rally Championship For the 2005 season, Francois Duval and his co-driver Stephane Prevot are to join the 2004 World Rally Champions Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena ...

Sun 06 Jun 2004
Acropolis Rally SS9 results
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Acropolis Rally SS9 results

@>SS9 (Lilea - Parnassos 2) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Francois Duval B Ford Focus RS WRC...

Mon 15 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Michelin final summary
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Rally Australia: Michelin final summary

Loeb and Citroën-Michelin finish the year in style Sébastien Loeb has rounded off his 2004 season with yet another polished performance this weekend in Rally Australia. Less than a month after clinching the world title on his home round in ...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
McRae test Ferrari for eye on Le Mans

McRae test Ferrari for eye on Le Mans

Colin McRae Links With Care Racing One of motorsport's most exciting stars, Colin McRae, this week joined forces with Ferrari endurance specialists Care Racing with a view to racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. Former World Rally ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Mitsubishi launches Lancer WRC05
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Mitsubishi launches Lancer WRC05

The Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 Tokyo, December 7, 2004 -- The Mitsubishi Lancer World Rally Car has undergone months of intense development work and the team's latest challenger for the FIA World Rally Championship - the Lancer WRC05 - will break...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Ford signs Kresta for 2005
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Ford signs Kresta for 2005

Ford announces Roman Kresta for 2005 WRC season Ford Motor Company is today announcing that Roman Kresta has signed a contract to drive in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. The Czech driver will tackle the 2005 championship at the...

Mon 15 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Peugeot final summary
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Rally Australia: Peugeot final summary

Peugeots Fast and Reliable in Australia Peugeot driver Harri Rovanpera has finished the final day of the Rally Australia and 2004 World Rally Championship in a strong second place overall, scoring valuable points for himself and Peugeot. The...

Fri 05 Mar 2004
Subaru announces new partnership sponsor
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Subaru announces new partnership sponsor

Subaru and Corona Announce Partnership Deal 4 March 2004 -- The Subaru World Rally Team has joined forces with the world's best selling Mexican beer, Corona Extra, in a sponsorship deal to be unveiled at Corona Rally Mexico, which starts from...

Sun 08 Aug 2004
Gronholm in control in Rally FinlandHeadline
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Gronholm in control in Rally Finland

Marcus Gronholm looks to be poised to finally take the a victory for the new Peugeot 307 WRC at Rally Finland -- the first for the new car in the World Rally Championship. Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen. Photo by Marlboro Peugeot...

Sun 27 Jun 2004
Rally of Turkey: Peugeot final summary
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Rally of Turkey: Peugeot final summary

Marcus Second For Peugeot in Turkey Two-time World Champion Marcus Gronholm has finished second on the Rally of Turkey, after a tight battle for victory. The final leg of the Rally of Turkey was made up of four stages, consisting of two stages...

Sun 09 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Subaru Preview
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Cyprus Rally: Subaru Preview

Three weeks after Subaru claimed it's 40th WRC victory by winning Rally New Zealand, the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship moves to the Mediterranean for round five of the 16-event series, the Cyprus Rally. Beginning on Thursday 13 May with a ...

Sun 05 Sep 2004
Rally Japan retirements
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Rally Japan retirements

Stage Driver Nat Car Reason ----- ------------------------- ---- ------------------------- ------------------------- TC0 Edith Weiss D Skoda Octavia DNS SS1 Egor ...

Fri 23 Jul 2004
The other side of Rally ArgentinaHeadline
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The other side of Rally Argentina

The Rally Argentina is gone, but it left a nice memory for the Cordoban fans that will not be easily forgotten: Carlos Sainz's 26th victory at the wheel of the Citroen Xsara -- possibly in the last visit of the Spanish veteran driver to the sierra...

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 ...

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 ...

Mon 15 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Ford final summary
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Rally Australia: Ford final summary

Duval ends season with podium place for BP-Ford BP-Ford World Rally Team drivers François Duval and Stéphane Prévot ended the FIA World Rally Championship season with a podium finish in Australia today. The Belgians finished third on Rally...

Sun 14 Nov 2004
Rally Australia SS22 results
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Rally Australia SS22 results

@>SS22 (Bannister North Shor) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Petter Solberg N Subaru Impreza...

Sun 09 May 2004
Cyprus Rally: Ford preview
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Cyprus Rally: Ford preview

Ford BP Rallye Sport next week enters traditionally its strongest phase of the FIA World Rally Championship leading both the manufacturers' and drivers' series. The Cyprus Rally (13 - 16 May) is the first of three consecutive hot and rough events...

Fri 07 May 2004
Ford test in Spain notes
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Ford test in Spain notes

Sandcastles in the sun! Building sandcastles wasn't exactly on the minds of Ford BP Rallye Sport's technicians when they went testing in the mountains near Malaga in southern Spain last week. But when the weather proved less than summery for the...