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

A first class finale! After sewing up both world crowns in Corsica, Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena and their trusty Xsara WRC clinched another resounding victory today in Perth. The result takes the number of wins secured by the pair during ...

Mon 18 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse SS10 results
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Tour de Corse SS10 results

@>SS10 (Pont De Calzola 1) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Markko Martin EE Ford Focus RS...

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 ...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Rallye route
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Rally Australia: Rallye route

Rally Australia Round 16 FIA World Rally Championship 11 - 14 November 2004 <pre> Thursday 11 November: Leg 1 Perth - Perth Start Perth 18.30 SS1 Perth City Super 1 2.35km ...

Fri 15 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse Leg 1 standings
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Tour de Corse Leg 1 standings

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Francois Duval B Ford Focus RS WRCo4 1:15:50.6 2. Markko Martin ...

Sun 15 Aug 2004
Rally Deutschland: Rallye route
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Rally Deutschland: Rallye route

Rallye Deutschland Round 10 FIA World Rally Championship 19 - 22 AugusT 2004 <pre> Thursday 19 August: Ceremonial Start Start Porta Nigra, Trier 20.00 Friday 20 August: Leg 1 Bostalsee - Bostalsee Start Bostalsee...

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...

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

Victory for Marcus Gronholm (Peugeot-Michelin) in the Cyprus Rally, the first of a trio of hot, rough events that continues in June with the Acropolis (Greece) and Turkey, has promoted the 2000 and 2002 World Champion to top spot in the chase for...

Tue 27 Jan 2004
Loeb repeats Monte Carlo victoryHeadline
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Loeb repeats Monte Carlo victory

Sebastien Loeb repeated his feat of last year's victory at the Monte Carlo Rally by taking the win today in the 2004 World Rally Championship season opener. The Citroen driver edged Fords' Markko Martin and Francois Duval with over one minute to...

Mon 15 Nov 2004
Rally Australia: Final summary
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Rally Australia: Final summary

World champion Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) cruised through the final day to clinch his record-equalling sixth win of the season. It is a landmark he now shares with fellow Frenchman Didier Auriol. He won by 1min 55.1sec from Harri Rovanpera ...

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: 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...

Sat 30 Oct 2004
Rally Catalunya SS5 results
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Rally Catalunya SS5 results

@>SS5 (Alpens - Les Llosses 2) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Sebastien Loeb F Citroen Xsara...

Sun 15 Aug 2004
Rally Deutschland: Peugeot preview
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Rally Deutschland: Peugeot preview

The 307 WRC Looking To Continue on The Victory Trail in Germany While the first half of the season failed to be as successful for Peugeot as the French outfit had been hoping, Marcus Grönholm's recent victory in Finland - Round 9 of the ...

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 ...

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...

Sun 17 Oct 2004
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 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...

Wed 14 Jan 2004
Olly Marshall to debut JWRC at Monte Carlo
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Olly Marshall to debut JWRC at Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo or Bust for Junior World Rally debutant Marshall. Tuesday 13 January 2003 - [York] Talented Yorkshire rally driver Olly Marshall has signed up to contest the 2004 Junior World Rally Championship, and the 23 year old will tackle ...

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 17 Oct 2004
Tour de Corse leg 2 standings
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Tour de Corse leg 2 standings

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Markko Martin EE Ford Focus RS WRC04 3:02:39.2 2. Francois Duval...

Sat 16 Oct 2004
Duval jumps to early lead in France
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Duval jumps to early lead in France

Francois Duval jumped into the early lead in Rallye de France - Tour de Corse; besting his Ford teammate Markko Martin by 15.1 seconds. The duo battled it out in the first three stages: Duval opened the day with the fast time on SS1, Martin ...

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 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 30 Oct 2004
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
Rally Argentina: Peugeot leg 1 notes
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Rally Argentina: Peugeot leg 1 notes

Peugeot driver Marcus Gronholm has finished first on the opening leg of the Rally Argentina, round eight of the World Rally Championship. His team mate Harri Rovanpera ends the opening day in eighth. Today's action consisted of 10 stages –...

Thu 15 Jul 2004
Rally Argentina: Round eight preview
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Rally Argentina: Round eight preview

This week teams will travel to the Americas for the second time this season to contest round eight of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Argentina. Starting on Thursday 15 July with two sprints round a Super Special stage in the host town of...

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 ...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
Monte Carlo: Olly Marshall JWRC summary
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Monte Carlo: Olly Marshall JWRC summary

Marshall learns from the full Monte experience. Tuesday 27 January 2004. - [York] Yorkshire rally driver Olly Marshall contested his first ever Monte Carlo Rally at the weekend, and the 23 year old from Escrick came so close to grabbing his...

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...