Sebastien Loeb had a comfortable 42-second victory in the Rally of Great
Britain today, but with the event marred by a tragedy, Markko
Martin's co-driver Michael Park killed in an accident on SS15 in his
home rally (see separate story),
Michael Park, one of the most experienced and respected co-drivers on the
World Rally Championship circuit, was killed this morning in an accident
on the final leg of the Rally of Great Britain.
Photo by Marlboro Peugeot...
During the recent Rally Japan, a Michelin Z BTO tyre was stolen from the
service facilities of one of Michelin's official partners in the Obihiro
service park during the night of Saturday October 1st / Sunday October
UNITED STATES WILL SEEK A BID FOR A ROUND OF THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Monticello, New York (November 7, 2005) - The Sullivan County Visitors
Association and Rally New York, Ltd. have reached an agreement to pursue a
bid for a future round...
Angelo Medeghini and Barbara Capoferri are not taking part in Rally
Angelo and Barbara Medeghini will not enter the last round of the FIA
Production Car World Rally Championship 2005.
Angelo Medeghini due to an abdominal colic has...
It was a Norwegian celebration in Sweden today, as Petter Solberg, the
rallycross and rally veteran from across the border, clinched the victory
for Subaru in the Swedish Rally, the second event in the 2005 World...
Interview with Pascal Dimitri : The logistics of travelling to Rally
Moving an entire rally team to such a distant and singular country as
Japan is no easy matter. Peugeot Sport's Logistics Manager Pascal
Dimitri explains some of the ...
Skoda Motorsport World Rally Team drivers Armin Schwarz and Jan KopeckÃ½
ended the opening leg of Rallye Deutschland in ninth and 13th places
However Alex Bengue was forced to retire from the event when he spun his
Fabia WRC 05...
Michelin made history on this weekend's Catalunya Rally, where Sebastien
Loeb's 10th victory of the season secured Citroen Sport its third
consecutive World Rally Championship for Manufacturers - and Michelin's
38th WRC title in all. With one...
2006 Rally Italia Sardinia Presentation Press Conference
BOLOGNA (Italy) - The route of the third edition of Rally Italia Sardinia,
has been presented on Sunday December 11th at the Bologna Motor Show during
the Memorial Bettega ...
FIGHTING FOURTH FOR ATKINSON IN WRC FINALE
Australian Subaru driver Chris Atkinson has capped off a superb debut year
in the World Rally Championship with a fighting fourth place in a drama
filled finale to the 2005 Championship at Telstra Rally...
All-new Ford Focus rally car breaks cover in Australia
The all-new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car, the Blue Oval's challenger for
the 2006 FIA World Rally Championship, will make its first public
appearance on next week's Rally Australia (10 - 13...
Antony Warmbold highly motivated after clocking strong shakedown time
For Ford driver Antony Warmbold, the Rally Japan (30 September to 2 October) started with a success. In the shakedown, the official test preceding the start to the 13th round...
- Citroen will return in 2007
Citroen has confirmed the rumours are true. The team that has dominated
the World Rally Championship in recent years will return to the sport in
2007. Citroen, along Peugeot, announced earlier this year that ...
Most World Rally Championship teams dream of being competitive on the
first outing with a new WRC car. But for Petter Solberg and Subaru, the
debut of the Impreza WRC2005 couldn't have been better: the Norwegian
ace trounced the opposition ...
TARMAC TUITION CONTINUES FOR ATKINSON
Australian Chris Atkinson furthered his experience on the
unfamiliar tarmac surface at Rallye de France in Corsica by
showing some impressive improvement aboard his Subaru Impreza
WRC over the three days of...
Centenary celebrations for Ford Focus World Rally Car
The Rallye de France Tour de Corse marks the 100th world rally for the
Ford Focus World Rally Car. Since its debut on the opening round of the
1999 FIA World Rally Championship, the Monte ...
Michelin out to extend its winning run in Sweden
Unbeaten in the Swedish Rally since 1998, Michelin will be looking to continue that run over the Varmland's snowy lanes next weekend. It won't be easy but Michelin, reigning World Champions and ...
Over the brink...
The fourth round of the Junior World Rally Championship takes the Super 1600
runners back to Greece where three Citroen C2s have been entered for the
current series leader Ulsterman Kris Meeke, for 2nd-placed Daniel Sordo...
The 'new look' 307 WRC
Homologation of the latest specification 307 WRC successfully went
through on January 1st 2005 which means Peugeot's driver line-up will
be able to profit from the team's new challenger in Monte Carlo.
STUNNING SPEED, DISAPPOINTMENT AND DETERMINATION FOR ATKINSON
AT RALLY AUSTRALIA
Subaru's Chris Atkinson has endured a day of stunning stage
winning speed but mixed emotions during the opening leg of
Telstra Rally Australia, the final round of...
Jean-Pierre Nicolas - Our heads held high...
Not only does Rally Australia mark the end of the 2005 season, it
will also be the final outing of Peugeot's extraordinary adventure in
world class rallying. Jean-Pierre Nicolas looks back at ...
With three manufacturers' titles, in 1995, 1996 and 1997, under their belt in
World Rally Championship competition and near misses over the most
recent years, Subaru has unveiled their new Impreza -- the arsenal they
hope will garner this season's...
Subaru Australia and Les Walkden Rallying (LWR) are combining to help
fast track the next Australian to follow Chris Atkinson into the World
As part of the agreement, LWR will become Subaru Australia's official
Ford signs Hirvonen to drive all-new Focus RS WRC
The BP-Ford World Rally Team has signed Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen
to drive the all-new Focus RS World Rally Car in the FIA World Rally
Championship. A three-year agreement will see the...
Bibendum looking to bow out with a 224th win!
Although both the Drivers' and Manufacturers' titlehave already been wrapped up (by
Sebastien Loeb and Citroen -Michelin respectively), the Michelin brand would dearly
love to conclude its...
Sebastien Loeb, a step closer to his objective...
Sebastien Loeb, Daniel Elena and their Citroen Xsara completed Round 10 of
the 2005 World Championship as superb runners-up to Marcus Gronholm who
secured the fifth win of his career on his home...