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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...

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 ...

McRae prepares for Wales Rally GB
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McRae prepares for Wales Rally GB

McRae prepares for WRGB Shakedown near Swansea-- --following test with Skoda World Rally Team in Scotland. Colin McRae will officially "Shakedown" his Skoda World Rally Car prior to Wales Rally GB on Thursday ...

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...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Rallye Deutschland: Skoda leg one notes
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Rallye Deutschland: Skoda leg one notes

Skoda Motorsport World Rally Team drivers Armin Schwarz and Jan Kopecký ended the opening leg of Rallye Deutschland in ninth and 13th places respectively. However Alex Bengue was forced to retire from the event when he spun his Fabia WRC 05...

Mon 14 Feb 2005
Swedish Rally: Peugeot leg two summary
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Swedish Rally: Peugeot leg two summary

GRONHOLM AND SOLBERG GO HEAD TO HEAD The second leg of the Rally Sweden has been as breathtaking as the first, with an extraordinary battle between Peugeot's Marcus Gronholm and Subaru driver Petter Solberg. The pair traded tenths of a...

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...

Sat 16 Jul 2005
Rally Australia: Kome Sport leg one notes
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Rally Australia: Kome Sport leg one notes

Angelo and Barbara Medeghini with Mitsubishi Lancer Evo and together with Kome Sport, after 14 Special Stages of Rally Argentina are 2nd in the Production Car placing. Yesterday it was quite a difficult day for all the entrants of...

Mon 07 Feb 2005
Swedish Rally: Michelin preview
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Swedish Rally: Michelin preview

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 ...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Rally Australia SS10 results
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Rally Australia SS10 results

@>SS10 (Perth City Super III) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ...

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...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Rally Catalunya: Citroen JWRC final summary
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Rally Catalunya: Citroen JWRC final summary

After their three wins to date in the 2005 JWRC (Sardinia, Finland and Germany), Dani Sordo and Marc Marti were understandably keen to add a fourth win to their record this weekend on their home round in Catalunya. At the same time, they were...

Rally Catalunya: Chris Atkinson leg two summary
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Rally Catalunya: Chris Atkinson leg two summary

Subaru's Chris Atkinson is on track for his best result in a tarmac rally after making steady progress during the second leg of Rallye de Catalunya, the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship, in Spain today. Due to their position...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Tour de Corse: Final summary
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Tour de Corse: Final summary

News from Final Leg Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) created rallying history by setting fastest time on all 12 speed tests en route to his ninth win of the season. No driver has ever claimed a clean sweep on a world rally before. Petter Solberg ...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
Martin steps down, Bernardi in Peugeot seat
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Martin steps down, Bernardi in Peugeot seat

As expected, Markko Martin has stepped down from the Peugeot seat for the final three World Rally Championship events. The Estonian lost his very close friend and co-driver Michael Park at the Rally of Great Britain. The talented ace rally driver...

Sun 07 Aug 2005
Gronholm dominant on home groundHeadline
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Gronholm dominant on home ground

Peugeot's Marcus Gronholm has gone from strength to strength in the first two legs of this weekend's Rally Finland, his home event. Leading by six seconds after the first day, Gronholm dominated today's World Rally action, taking wins in six of...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Final summary
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Rally Australia: Final summary

After one of the most dramatic rallies of the season, Belgium's François Duval (Citroen) claimed his first world rally victory. He was untroubled today to beat Harri Rovanperä (Mitsubishi) by 52.9sec. Private entrant Manfred Stohl claimed...

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...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Antony Warmbold preview
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Rally Australia: Antony Warmbold preview

Antony Warmbold confident for Rally Australia After a successful shakedown test, German professional rally driver Antony Warmbold and his British co-driver Michael Orr are entering the final round of the World Rally Championship, the Rally ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tue 19 Jul 2005
Rally Argentina: Antony Warmbold final summary
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Rally Argentina: Antony Warmbold final summary

The German Antony Warmbold and his British co-driver Michael Orr finished the Rally of Argentina, the ninth round of the World Championship, in twelfth place. "It was a rally with ups and downs," the Ford driver reported. "I was satisfied with my...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Michelin pleased with season start
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Michelin pleased with season start

Michelin scores resounding successes on all fronts Following highly convincing displays in the first three Formula One Grands Prix of the season -- including taking the top 8 places in the most recent race in Bahrain, Michelin continues to take...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Swedish Rally: Mattias Ekstrom - Skoda interview
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Swedish Rally: Mattias Ekstrom - Skoda interview

Interview - Mattias Ekstrom How are you looking forward to your World Championship debut in the Skoda Fabia WRC? I am really looking forward to it because it has been the focus of my attention for so many weeks and months now. I'm feeling ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Rally Australia SS22 results
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Rally Australia SS22 results

@>SS22 (Helena North I) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------...

Mon 03 Oct 2005
Rally Japan: Subaru final summary
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Rally Japan: Subaru final summary

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...

Rally Japan: Citroen final summary
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Rally Japan: Citroen final summary

Loeb/Elena... 2005 World Champions* "Wa shôri-sha...!" Seb and Daniel are the 2005 World Champions! By finishing 2nd in Rally Japan, the 2004 champs have succeeded in retaining their crown a further year. Meanwhile, Francois Duval and Sven...

Thu 22 Sep 2005
Rally of Great Britain: Antony Warmbold final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Antony Warmbold final summary

Antony Warmbold not satisfied before WRC final spurt Final spurt in the World Rally Championship: starting with the Rally Japan (30 September to 2 October), the last four rounds of the World Rally Championship will be staged within merely six ...

Mon 19 Sep 2005
Rallye Newsletter report on Park's tragic death
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Rallye Newsletter report on Park's tragic death

The whole of the Rallying World was saddened to learn of the death today of Michael Park. Co-Driver to Markko Martin, Park was fatally injured when the pair's Peugeot left the road on the second of Sunday's stages. The event was immediately halted...

Sun 26 Jun 2005
Standings after Acropolis Rally
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Standings after Acropolis Rally

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Nat Car Points --- ------------------------- ---- ------------------------- --------- 1. Sebastien Loeb F Citroen Xsara WRC 65 2.

Sat 18 Jun 2005
JWRC: Citroen Acropolis Rally preview
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JWRC: Citroen Acropolis Rally preview

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...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
Rally of Turkey: Michelin summary
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Rally of Turkey: Michelin summary

Four in a row on gravel for phenomenal Loeb! By claiming the 15th world class win of his rallying career, and also his fifth from seven starts in 2005 -- as well as his fourth in a row! --, the defending World Champion Sebastien Loeb ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Skoda final summary
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Rally Australia: Skoda final summary

Å koda Motorsport suffers the cruellest blow with a podium finish in sight Colin McRae retires from third place with just three stages to go Armin Schwarz secures his best result of the season on his final WRC drive. Colin McRaes dream of ...

Rally Australia retirements
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Rally Australia retirements

Stage Driver Nat Car Reason ----- ------------------------- ---- --------------------------- ------------------------- TC 11 S. Loeb F Citroen Xsara WRC Off road SF 25 ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Rally Australia: Chris Atkinson leg two summary
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Rally Australia: Chris Atkinson leg two summary

ATKINSON FIGHTS BACK IN THE WEST Australian Subaru driver Chris Atkinson has mounted a tremendous fight back to be in sixth position at the end of the second leg of Telstra Rally Australia, the final round of the World Rally Championship, in ...