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Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich preview
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Cyprus Rally: BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich, 22 years after... Prior to the start of the 2006 season, Cyprus was the only conventional European-style rally BFGoodrich tyres had won. That success dates back to 1984 when John Buffum and Fred Gallagher took their ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
Rally of Great Britain: Kronos Racing final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Kronos Racing final summary

A solid points finish to end the season Both of the Kronos Total Citroen Xsara crews have finished in the points on the last round of the season, underlining once more their perfect balance between speed and consistency despite their tender...

Rally of Great Britain SS15 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS15 results

@>SS15 (Trawscoed 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
Rally Australia: OMV Peugeot Norway SS1, SS2 notes
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Rally Australia: OMV Peugeot Norway SS1, SS2 notes

Successful super stage for OMV Peugeot Norway WRT o Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor in 4th overall place after two wins o Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud defeat local hero Atkinson The OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team has already proven...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Leg two summary
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Cyprus Rally: Leg two summary

Sebastien Loeb (Citroen) conceded time to Gronholm on the first two stages but was quickest on each of the final six tests to build a 21.8sec lead. Behind Hirvonen, Manfred Stohl (Peugeot) retained fourth while Toni Gardemeister (Citroen) climbed...

Rally Japan: Subaru preview
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Rally Japan: Subaru preview

The FIA World Rally Championship heads to the Far East for the eleventh of the 16-round series. Rally Japan, the Subaru World Rally Team's home event, is based in the city of Obihiro on Hokkaido, the most northerly of Japan's islands, and takes ...

Sun 20 Aug 2006
Gronholm extends lead as Loeb stumblesHeadline
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Gronholm extends lead as Loeb stumbles

Marcus Gronholm looks to be well on his way to a sixth Rally Finland victory, barring any disaster on the World Rally Championship event's final day tomorrow. His lead is a comfortable 67.8 seconds over championship leader Sebastien Loeb, and...

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 ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
JWRC/PWRC: 2006 final standings
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JWRC/PWRC: 2006 final standings

@>PWRC Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Team/Car Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------------ --------- 1. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza ...

Rally of Great Britain: Red Bull Skoda final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Red Bull Skoda final summary

Red Bull Skoda is able to secure another manufacturers' point with the Fabia WRC in the 2006 season finale in Wales The Red Bull Skoda was able to celebrate a positive end to this year's rally season at the final WRC event in Wales.

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Subaru preview
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Cyprus Rally: Subaru preview

The FIA World Rally Championship returns to the Mediterranean next week for the Cyprus Rally, round 12 of the 16-event series. The rally is based in the seaside tourist town of Limassol with stages run on rough gravel roads in the Troodos...

Mon 27 Mar 2006
Rally Catalunya final results
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Rally Catalunya final results

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

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 20 Feb 2006
Citroen C4 will make maiden appearance
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Citroen C4 will make maiden appearance

A show on ice for the Citroën C4 WRC and Sébastien Loeb at the Stade de France In response to an invitation from the organisers of the 2006 Andros Trophy, the Citroën C4 WRC is to make its maiden appearance at the competition's Super ...

Fri 01 Dec 2006
Rally of Great Britain SS1 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS1 results

@>SS1 (Port Talbot 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty --- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Fri 24 Nov 2006
Gronholm seals title for Ford with NZ victoryHeadline
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Gronholm seals title for Ford with NZ victory

Marcus Gronholm was convincing on the muddy roads of Rally New Zealand, taking the win in the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship -- and, more importantly, the manufacturers' title for Ford. Marcus Gronholm and Timo ...

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...

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 10 Dec 2006
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...

Red Bull Skoda Austria gravel test summary
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Red Bull Skoda Austria gravel test summary

Gravel test with Harri Rovanpera and Andreas Aigner Red Bull Skoda intensively prepares for the WRC tasks ahead in Austria Three days of gravel testing with the Fabia WRC gave both the drivers and the team important new insight As was ...

Sun 21 May 2006
Rally Sardinia day two report
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Rally Sardinia day two report

Sebastien Loeb, Citroen Xsara WRC Is In The Lead The French driver took advantage of Marcus Gronholm, Ford Focus Wrc, retirement and took the lead of the rally. Gigi Galli, Peugeot 307 Wrc, retired because of mechanical problems in the last...

Tue 18 Apr 2006
Red Bull Skoda's Schwarz' special co-driver
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Red Bull Skoda's Schwarz' special co-driver

Germany's young football star Lukas Podolski went rallying The forward of 1. FC Köln was co-driver to Armin Schwarz in a Skoda Fabia WRC at Daun Lukas Podolski, the 20 year old shooting star of German football, ventured on an excursion...

Tue 14 Nov 2006
Rally New Zealand: OMV Peugeot Norway preview
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Rally New Zealand: OMV Peugeot Norway preview

OMV Peugeot Norway WRT ready for New Zealand Rally Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor confident for another podium place following the success in Australia Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud want to score The OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team is very ...

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 15 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Kronos Racing leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Kronos Racing leg two summary

Three Xsaras in the points Xevi Pons/Carlos Del Barrio occupy sixth place tonight, leading the Citroen Xsara line-up. Colin McRae/Nicky Grist are immediately behind them, while Dani Sordo/Marc Marti have climbed back into the top 10. All three...

Wed 17 May 2006
Red Bull Skoda Sardinia testing notes
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Red Bull Skoda Sardinia testing notes

Red Bull Skoda completes two and a half days of successful testing in Sardinia Harri Rovanpera/Risto Pietilainen (both SF) and Andreas Aigner (AUT)/Timo Gottschalk (GER) were able to collect important data for the team's gravel debut Last of...

Mon 10 Apr 2006
JWRC: Citroen Tour de Corse final notes
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JWRC: Citroen Tour de Corse final notes

Victory for Tirabassi and the Citroen C2 Super 1600! This weekend's Tour de Corse saw Brice Tirabassi/Jacques-Julien Renucci and their Citroen C2 Super 1600 clinch victory in the JWRC classification after a dramatic finale to the event's third...

Thu 23 Mar 2006
Rally Catalunya: Kronos Racing preview
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Rally Catalunya: Kronos Racing preview

Here comes tarmac The 2006 calendar differs from the two previous ones in the fact that Catalunya will mark the first quarter of the season instead of New Zealand. On top of that, with the `pair regulations', the event will be followed almost ...

Sat 24 Jun 2006
Solberg wins to claim his first championshipHeadline
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Solberg wins to claim his first championship

Petter Solberg became the 2003 World Rally Champion today when he capped off a repeat victory in the Rally of Great Britain. The Subaru driver won his first ever WRC event at the same venue last year and lead this year's event on each of the...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
Rally Great Britain: Kronos Racing leg two summary
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Rally Great Britain: Kronos Racing leg two summary

Xevi Pons at the foot of the podium... Xevi Pons/Carlos Del Barrio finish a challenging second day on the verge of scoring their first podium in a World Rally Car, having battled through wet and muddy weather that is typical of Wales in December.

Fri 20 Oct 2006
WRC legend Sainz takes laps in 2005 Renault F1
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WRC legend Sainz takes laps in 2005 Renault F1

Sainz at the wheel of the Renault F1! The Renault F1 Team demonstrations, always one of the highlights at a World Series by Renault meeting, will offer something extra special in Barcelona. The double F1 World Championship-winning car will be ...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Ford leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Ford leg two summary

Gronholm and Hirvonen take charge in Turkey for BP-Ford BP-Ford World Rally Team lies first and second in the Rally of Turkey tonight after another day of treacherously slippery competition in the southern mountains. Marcus Gronholm and Timo ...

Rally of Turkey: Red Bull Skoda leg two summary
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Rally of Turkey: Red Bull Skoda leg two summary

On today's 2nd leg of this 13th WRC event in Kemer near Antalya, things were back to normal this morning with regard to the weather conditions. In the afternoon however the tables were turned once more, resulting in heavy thunderstorms and even ...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
Rally of Turkey: Kronos Racing preview
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Rally of Turkey: Kronos Racing preview

Kronos faces up to another challenge! Doubtless penalised by the temporary absence of number one team-mates Sébastien Loeb/ Daniel Elena, the Kronos Total Citroën WRT has no intention to give up in Turkey. The Belgian team, currently...

Rally of Turkey: OMV Peugeot Norway preview
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Rally of Turkey: OMV Peugeot Norway preview

OMV Peugeot Norway WRT ready for "Rally of Turkey" o Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor are confident for premiere o Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud want to reach top five o New objective for manufacture ranking The OMV Peugeot Norway World...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Cyprus Rally: Kronos Racing final summary
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Cyprus Rally: Kronos Racing final summary

Loeb and Elena win another duel... Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena did not wait long to extend the record for career victories that they broke in Japan. Their win in Cyprus their eighth of the year and their third consecutive triumph on the ...