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Wed 19 Oct 2005
Ford Focus - 100 starts
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Ford Focus - 100 starts

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 ...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Rally of Great Britain: Chris Atkinson preview
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Rally of Great Britain: Chris Atkinson preview

ATKINSON HEADS BACK TO FAMILIAR TERRAIN Following an impressive performance during his tarmac rallying debut last month Australian Chris Atkinson will return to more familiar terrain this weekend to compete in Wales Rally GB, round 12 of the ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Michelin completes Grand Slam
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Michelin completes Grand Slam

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...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Michael Park Memorial account for future project
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Michael Park Memorial account for future project

The family of Michael Park has today opened a memorial account in his name to fund a development scheme for young British co-drivers. Full details of the scheme have still to be finalised and more information will be available when they are ...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Rally Japan: Pre-event press conference, part 1
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Rally Japan: Pre-event press conference, part 1

FIA World Rally Championship Rally Japan September 29, 2005 Present: Toshiya Azuma (Subaru) Isao Torii (Mitsubishi) Jean-Pierre Nicolas (Peugeot) Q: Torii-san thank you for the welcome to Japan, how clever of you to organise such great weather.

Thu 15 Dec 2005
2006 Rally Italia Sardinia news 2005-12-13
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2006 Rally Italia Sardinia news 2005-12-13

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 ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Chris Atkinson final summary
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Rally Australia: Chris Atkinson final summary

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...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
Rally Japan retirements
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Rally Japan retirements

Stage Driver Nat Car Reason ----- ------------------------- ---- --------------------------- ------------------------- SF 1 A. Kim ROK Mitsubishi Lancer Evii Mechanical SF 3...

Tue 20 Sep 2005
Rally of Great Britain: Kevin Davies final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Kevin Davies final summary

'Class win for Davies after tragic Wales Rally GB' Welsh rally star Kevin Davies finished Wales Rally GB at his first attempt, and won the 'A5' class in the process. However there was no joy in accepting the award, as the event was...

Wed 02 Mar 2005
Subaru's new Impreza ready for MexicoHeadline
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Subaru's new Impreza ready for Mexico

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...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Chris Atkinson signs with Subaru
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Chris Atkinson signs with Subaru

SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM SIGNS ATKINSON FOR 2006 Subaru World Rally Team has announced the re-signing of Australia's brightest rallying star, Chris Atkinson, for 2006. The 25 year-old will partner Petter Solberg in the 2006 FIA World Rally ...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Tour de Corse: Citroen JWRC final summary
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Tour de Corse: Citroen JWRC final summary

After a difficult second leg Dani Sordo and Marc Marti made up two positions today and finished second of the 'Junior' classification on the French round in Corsica. The young 'Cantabria' driver, who was recently crowned Spanish Rally Champion,...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Rally Japan: Antony Warmbold preview
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Rally Japan: Antony Warmbold preview

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...

Sat 08 Jan 2005
David Richards received special award

David Richards received special award

David Richards awarded CBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List January 7, 2005 - Prodrive Group co-founder and Chairman, David Richards, has become a CBE, (Commander of the British Empire) in recognition of his services to motorsport. The ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Michelin preview
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Rally Australia: Michelin preview

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...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Rally Catalunya: Penultimate round preview
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Rally Catalunya: Penultimate round preview

- 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 ...

Thu 20 Jan 2005
Monte Carlo: Citroen preview
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Monte Carlo: Citroen preview

Citroën looking for a Monte Carlo hat-trick Citroën's association with the Monte Carlo Rally goes back a long way, but its most recent visits to the Principality have been particularly successful. After dominating in 2002, Sebastien Loeb,...

Thu 06 Oct 2005
Gronholm wins Rally Japan, Loeb seals the title
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Gronholm wins Rally Japan, Loeb seals the title

After the tragedy of Rally of Great Britain a fortnight ago, Lady Luck smiled on Peugeot Sport this weekend, as Marcus Gronholm took home a victory in Rally Japan, the 13th event on this year's World Rally Championship calendar. "The most ...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Rally Japan: Pre-event press conference, part 2
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Rally Japan: Pre-event press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Seb, he wants to give you a fight, no doubt you are ready for it? SL: Yes I am ready. For the moment everything is going well. Everything with the car is good. I remember last year it was a fight with Petter and he was...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
Rally Finland: Skoda final summary
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Rally Finland: Skoda final summary

Janne Tuohino and Armin Schwarz brought the Å koda Fabia WRC 05 home in 10th and 11th places respectively on Rally Finland. Jani Paasonen's rally ended on SS5 when a rear wheel collapsed under the car following a heavy landing after a jump that...

Tue 12 Jul 2005
Rally of Argentina: Rallye route
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Rally of Argentina: Rallye route

RALLY ARGENTINA ROUND 9 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 14 - 17 JULY 2005 <pre> Thursday 14 July: Leg 1 Villa Carlos Paz - Villa Carlos Paz Start Pro-Racing 18.55 SS1 Complejo ...

Sat 07 May 2005
Cyprus Rally: Ford preview
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Cyprus Rally: Ford preview

Ford targets 50th consecutive points finish in Cyprus Ford aims to create history on the Cyprus Rally (12 - 15 May) by extending its remarkable points scoring record in the FIA World Rally Championship to 50 consecutive events. Since the ...

Sat 12 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Skoda leg two summary
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Rally Australia: Skoda leg two summary

Colin McRae made maximum use of his start position for the opening day of Rally Australia to complete the second leg in second place! Colins Å koda Motorsport World Rally Team partner Armin Schwarz finished 10th as he contests the final rally...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Tour de Corse: Chris Atkinson final summary
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Tour de Corse: Chris Atkinson final summary

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...