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Thu 09 Mar 2006
Loeb takes first win of 2006 in Rally MexicoHeadline
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Loeb takes first win of 2006 in Rally Mexico

Sebastien Loeb easily took his first victory of the 2006 World Rally Championship season at Rally Mexico, after having been shut out for the first two events of the season. The Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC pilot secured the win with a margin of 48.9...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
2006 final standings
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2006 final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team/Car Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------------ --------- 1. Sebastien Loeb Kronos Citroen Xsara WRC 06 ...

Wed 18 Jan 2006
Monte Carlo: Round one preview
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Monte Carlo: Round one preview

The 2006 season will bring a range of challenges for teams and drivers, with new technical regulations demanding the removal of several computer controlled systems and a longer season stretching into December. The 16-round series kicks off with...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Final leg summary
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Cyprus Rally: Final leg summary

Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) eased through the final leg to extend his lead in the drivers' championship to 35 points. Behind Hirvonen, Manfred Stohl (Peugeot) took fourth ahead of Toni Gardemeister (Citroen), who survived a spin this morning. ...

Sun 09 Apr 2006
Tour de Corse final results
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Tour de Corse final results

Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- -------- 1. 1 A8 S. Loeb...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
Rally Australia SS4 results
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Rally Australia SS4 results

@>SS4 (Murray South I) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Swedish Rally: Kronos Racing Citroen leg one summary
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Swedish Rally: Kronos Racing Citroen leg one summary

A tug of war in the Swedish forests! The small town of Hagfors, the venue for the Swedish Rally's central service park, is well-known for its steel works and extensive forests. After a breathtaking battle on the icy roads that snake through the...

Fri 10 Nov 2006
Rally New Zealand: Kronos Racing preview
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Rally New Zealand: Kronos Racing preview

Kronos: no pressure but a huge motivation... Despite a 19.000 kilometre journey in between Belgium and New Zealand, the Kronos Total Citroen World Rally Team is looking forward to the kiwi round. On `Aotearoa' - the ground of the long white...

Fri 25 Aug 2006
Gronholm easily takes sixth Rally Finland victoryHeadline
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Gronholm easily takes sixth Rally Finland victory

On the final day of Rally Finland, the tenth round in the World Rally Championship, there was little doubt about who would cross the finish line first: Marcus Gronholm started the leg 67.8 seconds ahead of archrival Sebastien Loeb, and finished...

Mon 27 Nov 2006
Rally Great Britain: Gareth MacHale preview
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Rally Great Britain: Gareth MacHale preview

GARETH MACHALE CARRIES THE FLAG FOR IRELAND After a three month break from the World Rally Championship, Gareth MacHale will be flying the flag for Ireland on the final round, Rally GB, in his 2003 Ford Focus WRC "We are seeded second ...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
New Zealand SS5 results
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New Zealand SS5 results

@>SS5 (Mystery Creek Super) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Subaru final summary
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Rally of Turkey: Subaru final summary

Subaru World Rally Team Summary Subaru World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson finished sixth on Rally Turkey today after a tense final Leg of competition which brought multiple changes to the top ten. Atkinson started the day in a ...

Rally of Turkey: Stobart Ford leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Stobart Ford leg two summary

STOBARTS WEATHER THE STORM, THE SNOW, THE SUNSHINE The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Team drove through four seasons in one day at Rally Turkey. Kosti Katajamaki finished Leg 2 in 5th showing he can handle all conditions and he even got some of his ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally final results
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Cyprus Rally final results

Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- -------- 1. 1 A8 S. Loeb...

Cyprus Rally: Ford preview
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Cyprus Rally: Ford preview

Strength and reliability the watchwords for Ford in Cyprus Endurance and reliability in both man and machine will come to the fore when the BP-Ford World Rally Team heads to the holiday island of Cyprus for what many regard as the toughest round...

Rally Japan: OMV Peugeot final summary
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Rally Japan: OMV Peugeot final summary

OMV Peugeot Norway WRT finishes 5th at Japan premiere * Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor win four points for WRC driver ranking * Rally Japan surprises OMV driver most of all * 27th victory makes Loeb sole record holder The OMV Peugeot Norway...

Fri 02 Jun 2006
Acropolis Rally SS4 results
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Acropolis Rally SS4 results

@>SS4 (Thiva 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Fri 15 Dec 2006
Pons withdraws from competition
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Pons withdraws from competition

XEVI PONS WITHDRAWS THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Due to the absence of chances of having a team with guarantees. The youngster spanish driver Xevi Pons, 26, has taken the decision of withdraw the 2007 WRC season due to the absence of any...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
JWRC: OMV team Rally of Great Britain final notes
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JWRC: OMV team Rally of Great Britain final notes

OMV Junior World Rally Team on the podium A dream has come true for the OMV Junior World Rally Team. In his first complete season in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship Aaron Burkart achieved the best result of his career with third place at...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Gronholm takes 25th career win in WalesHeadline
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Gronholm takes 25th career win in Wales

Marcus Gronholm was not the fastest driver on the final day of Rally of Great Britain, the 2006 World Rally Championship finale, but then he did not need to be, either. Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen. Photo by xpb.cc. The Finn...

Thu 18 May 2006
Rally Sardinia: Shakedown summary
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Rally Sardinia: Shakedown summary

The start of the Rally d'Italia Sardegna First Leg will be tomorrow in Olbia. The enchanting scenario of Marina Vecchia in Porto Cervo will give the start to the Rally d'Italia Sardegna 2006. With the spectacular background of a Mediterranean...

Sat 22 Apr 2006
Rally Argentina: Subaru preview
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Rally Argentina: Subaru preview

After two consecutive asphalt events the FIA World Rally Championship returns to gravel for round six of the series, Rally Argentina. The WRC's only visit to South America takes place around the city of Cordoba from 27 - 30 April. The rally is...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Rally Great Britain: OMV Peugeot Norway leg one summary
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Rally Great Britain: OMV Peugeot Norway leg one summary

OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team in top position Overall best-time for Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor on special stage 4 Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud put foot down after slip The OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team is once again surprising the ...

Thu 26 Oct 2006
Rally Australia: Rallye route
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Rally Australia: Rallye route

<pre> RALLY AUSTRALIA ROUND 14 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 26 - 29 October 2006 Thursday 26 October: Leg 1 Perth - Perth Start Perth 19.04 SS1 Perth City Super I 2.00km ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
JWRC: Citroen Rally of Turkey leg two notes
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JWRC: Citroen Rally of Turkey leg two notes

The Citroën C2 Super 1600s back in the points With their misfortunes of Day 1 now behind them, the Citroën C2 Super 1600 crews profited from a significantly less dramatic second leg to get back into the swing, with Kris Meeke/Glenn Patterson...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Swedish Rally: Rallye route
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Swedish Rally: Rallye route

SWEDISH RALLY ROUND 2 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2 - 5 February 2006 <pre> Thursday 2 February: Ceremonial Start Start Main Square, Karlstad 19.00 Friday 3 February: Leg 1 Hagfors - Hagfors Start Hagfors ...

Sun 29 Oct 2006
Rally Australia: Kronos Racing final summary
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Rally Australia: Kronos Racing final summary

Third world title for Loeb and Elena !* It has been a fantastic weekend in Australia for the Kronos Total Citroen team and its driver line-up of young Spaniards. The rally ended with the happy news that 14,000 kilometres away from Perth,...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally SS18 results
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Cyprus Rally SS18 results

@>SS18 (Machairas 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
Gronholm takes early lead in Rally FinlandHeadline
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Gronholm takes early lead in Rally Finland

Marcus Gronholm is on track early as he chases his sixth victory in Rally Finland, the tenth round of the 2006 World Rally Championship. The Ford pilot took five stage victories on the first leg and holds a 12-second lead over championship rival...

Thu 17 Aug 2006
Rally Finland: Ralley route
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Rally Finland: Ralley route

<pre> RALLY FINLAND ROUND 10 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 17 - 20 August 2006 Thursday 17 August: Leg 1 Jyvaskyla - Jyvaskyla Start Paviljonki 19.20 SS1 SSS Killeri 1 2.06km ...

Thu 09 Mar 2006
Subaru Team USA Rally Mexico reconnaissance notes
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Subaru Team USA Rally Mexico reconnaissance notes

Subaru Rally Team USA Completes Reconnaissance At Corona Rally Mexico (March 8, 2006) -- Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Ken Block have successfully completed the reconnaissance portion of the Corona Rally Mexico, round 3 of...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
Rally of Great Britain: Ford final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Ford final summary

Gronholm completes Ford's championship year with GB win Ford ended its FIA World Rally Championship winning season by claiming its first Rally GB victory for 27 years today. Marcus Gronholm and Timo Rautiainen led the three-day event from start...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Rally Great Britain: Subaru leg one summary
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Rally Great Britain: Subaru leg one summary

The Subaru World Rally Team ended the opening leg of Rally GB with two cars in the points and with Petter Solberg in a strong second place. At the end of the day, the Norwegian was on top form and set two fastest stages times. On the final run ...

Sun 13 Aug 2006
Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-08-13

Audi Motorsport newsletter 2006-08-13

Audi Motorsport Newsletter Ingolstadt, 13 August 2006 STCC: Audi maintains championship lead in Sweden Audi driver Thed Bjork remains the leader of the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) despite not scoring any points in a rain...

Sat 12 Aug 2006
Rally Deutschland: Ford leg two summary
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Rally Deutschland: Ford leg two summary

Dry weather aids Grönholm's climb into third in Germany BP-Ford World Rally Team drivers Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen won two speed tests as they climbed to third during the second leg of Rallye Deutschland today. Their Ford Focus RS...

Sat 03 Jun 2006
Gronholm sweeps Friday stages in Greece
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Gronholm sweeps Friday stages in Greece

The Finn was flying again on the opening day of the Acropolis Rally, placing his Ford Focus just over 26 seconds on the top of the World Rally Championship leaderboard in the eighth round of competition this season. Marcus Gronholm has been in...