ATKINSON HALTED AFTER A FLYING START IN FINLAND
Australian Chris Atkinson began the Neste Rally of Finland in
impressive fashion this morning running inside the top ten
while tackling some of the most famous stages in the World
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...
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 ...
Wales Rally Great Britain stopped
Rally Wales Great Britain has been stopped this morning after the fatal
accident occurred to the crew composed by Estonian driver Markko Martin and
his British co-driver Michael ...
After nine consecutive loose surface rallies, Rallye Deutschland is the
first all-asphalt event since Monte Carlo, and the first of three such
events scheduled for the remainder of the season. Based in the
countryside around Trier, the oldest city...
It had been a long time in the World Rally Championship wilderness for
Marcus Gronholm and Peugeot, but the veteran Finn returned to the top
step of the podium in his home event, taking his fifth Rally Finland
victory in six years with a...
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 ...
The Å koda Motorsport World Rally Team completed the second leg of the
Corsica Rally with Alex Bengue in seventh place and Jan KopeckÃ½ 12th. Armin
Schwarz withdrew from the rally after the days opening stage.
Alex spent the day engrossed in...
Markko Martin will not be driving in Rally Japan at the end of this month,
following the death of his longtime co-driver and friend Michael Park at
the Rally of Great Britain this past weekend.
Scene at the rally HQ in Cardiff after the...
Sebastian Loeb went from strength to strength today in the Cyprus Rally,
the sixth instalment of the 2005 World Rally Championship. Building on a
first-leg lead of some two minutes, the Citroen ace stretched it out to a
seemingly very comfortable...
Frustrating day for Skoda Motorsport
Armin Schwarz ended the opening day of Rally Mexico -- the third round of the
2005 World Rally Championship - in 12th position as the Å koda Motorsport
World Rally Team debuted the new Fabia WRC05. Armin has...
Australian Chris Atkinson will be counting on his experience from the
past two years in the Asia-Pacific Championship when he tackles Rally
Japan, the thirteenth round of the 2005 FIA World Rally Championship,
aboard his Subaru Impreza WRC later...
A fourth consecutive Deutschland Rally win for Sebastien Loeb , who has
pulled even further clear at the top of the 2005 Drivers' points table,
and the excellent 2nd place of his team-mate Francois Duval have put
Citroen- Michelin back ahead in...
Kresta names new co-driver as Tomanek steps down
Jan Tomanek, co-driver to Roman Kresta in the BP-Ford World Rally Team,
is stepping down with immediate effect. The 32-year-old Czech, who has
partnered Kresta throughout his career, has been ...
A first for FranÃ§ois Duval! Impeccably partnered by his co-driver Sven
Smeets, and five days before his 25th birthday, the CitroÃ«n driver coolly
picked up the first world class win of his career today, a feat which only
Henri Toivonen and Markku...
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
The 25 year-old will partner Petter Solberg in the 2006 FIA
World Rally ...
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...
Antony Warmbold barely misses scoring a Championship point
During the Rally of Turkey, the seventh of 15 rounds of the World Rally Championship (WRC), the German Ford driver experienced more downs than ups. Together with his British co-driver ...
A day of mixed fortunes for the Subaru World Rally Team as Chris
Atkinson achieved the best result of his WRC career with third overall,
but Petter Solberg retired from the lead of the rally on the penultimate
stage. The Norwegian had held the...
C2 plays its aces on asphalt...
Like their WRC elders, the "FIA Junior" return to asphalt action in Germany,
a surface on which they haven't competed since January's Monte Carlo Rally
which was won by the British C2 Super 1600 driver Kris ...
PEUGEOT GUARD ITS LEAD
By finishing third and fifth on the Rally of Turkey, the 307 WRC
drivers Marcus Gronholm and Markko Martin have allowed Peugeot to
retain the lead of the manufacturers' championship with a four-point
advantage over ...
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 ...
Three weeks after Rally Sweden, on which
Subaru claimed its 45th WRC victory, the 2005 FIA World Rally
Championship moves to North America next week for the first gravel round
of the series, Corona Rally Mexico.
The World Championship's only ...
Three weeks after Subaru's Chris Atkinson made rallying history by
finishing on the podium in Rally Japan the young Australian will this
weekend be turning his focus towards Rallye de France, Round 14 of the
FIA World Rally...
Rally Japan, the thirteenth round of the 2005 FIA World Rally Championship,
starts next week on 30 September. Coming just two weeks after Wales Rally GB
and the tragic accident that claimed the life of Peugeot co-driver Michael
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...
Rally Ireland Clerk of the Course, Tom Nolan, and newly appointed rally
secretary, Claire Walsh visited Swedish Rally organisers last week on a
fact finding trip.
The Swedish Rally has long been identified as one of the best organised