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Wed 31 Dec 2008
Rally of Great Britain SS16 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS16 results

@>SS16 (Rheola 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Citroen to run second team in 2009
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Citroen to run second team in 2009

Citroen introduces the Citroen Junior Team Citroen Sport is delighted to announce the launch of the Citroen Junior Team which will run as a 'Manufacturers 2' team in the 2009 FIA World Rally Championship. The programme will be handled by Citroen...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Subaru to withdraw from WRC
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Subaru to withdraw from WRC

Subaru has announced its decision to withdraw from the 2009 World Rally Championship. This sudden decision was in response to the widespread economic downturn that is affecting the entire automotive industry, and follows Suzuki's withdrawal ...

Suzuki to suspend the FIA WRC activities
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Suzuki to suspend the FIA WRC activities

Suzuki Motor Corporation has decided to suspend the FIA World Rally Championship activities from 2009. The company made the 2008 season entry with two SX4 WRCs. In responding to the contraction of the automotive sales caused by recent global ...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Loeb wins Race of Champions at WembleyHeadline

Loeb wins Race of Champions at Wembley

Sebastian Loeb took the overall victory to be crowned Champion of Champions at the Race of Champions in Wembley Stadium in London. Podium: Race of Champions winner Sébastien Loeb lifts the winner's trophy. Photo by xpb.cc. "It was a...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Citroen Memorial Bettega summary
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Citroen Memorial Bettega summary

Dani Sordo and the Citroen C4 WRC win in Bologna After two days of intense competition, Dani Sordo is the winner of the 18th Memorial Bettega Rallysprint, held at the Bologna Motor Show. On his first participation in the Italian event, the...

FIA Gala notes
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FIA Gala notes

FIA World Rally Champions Honoured in Monaco The 2008 FIA World Rally Champions were crowned at the FIA Gala in Monaco this evening. Frenchman Sebastien Loeb and his Monegasque co-driver Daniel Elena took honours for a fifth consecutive World ...

Castrol Ford Team Turkiye FST 2008 season review
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Castrol Ford Team Turkiye FST 2008 season review

Castrol Ford Team Turkiye delighted with dominant season This year Castrol Ford Team Turkiye have dominated the Pirelli-supported Ford Fiesta SportingTrophy International series claiming victories on five of the six FIA World Rally Championship...

Citroen Memorial Bettega preview
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Citroen Memorial Bettega preview

Citroen Sport's drivers to attend the Memorial Bettega Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo will be in Italy this weekend for the 18th annual Memorial Bettega. The five-time World Rally Champion* will kick off the event with a demonstration run at the...

EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
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EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
M-Sport FST Shootout summary
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M-Sport FST Shootout summary

M-Sport has its 'Boon' at the FST Shootout Ford Fiesta SportingTrophy Belgium 'wildcard' Matthias Boon has been crowned the 2008 FST International Shootout champion. The 19-year-old Belgian won the prestigious title against 17 outstanding ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
PWRC: Patrik Flodin Wales Rally GB summary
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PWRC: Patrik Flodin Wales Rally GB summary

Flodin gives Russian-flavoured first victory to the new Impreza Swedish crew of Patrik Flodin and Goran Bergsten dominated the P-WRC category on Wales Rally GB 2008 to bring their new weapon to victory in this historical event. After the drama...

Wales Rally GB: Neville Jones weekend summary
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Wales Rally GB: Neville Jones weekend summary

Jones proud to finish on World Rally debut. Stone based Neville Jones and co driver Ian Capewell both felt very proud to finish one of the toughest Wales Rally GB's in recent years when the pair brought their Vulcan Fasteners backed Subaru ...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Wales Rally GB: Post-event press conference
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Wales Rally GB: Post-event press conference

WALES RALLY GB 7 December 2008 Present: 1st - Sebastien Loeb, Citroen Total World Rally Team 1st - Daniel Elena, Citroen Total World Rally Team 2nd - Jari-Matti Latvala, BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 2nd - Miikka Antilla, BP Ford Abu Dhabi...

Wales Rally GB: Subaru final leg summary
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Wales Rally GB: Subaru final leg summary

Fourth for Solberg in Wales confirms Subaru third in Championship After a long season, a final brace of four stages on the last day of competition in the 2008 World Rally Championship confirmed both fourth position on Wales Rally GB for Petter...

Fiesta SportingTrophy Intl 2008 season summary
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Fiesta SportingTrophy Intl 2008 season summary

Emre emerges Champion after fantastic Fiesta finale The 2008 Ford Fiesta SportingTrophy International series has been won by Emre Yurdakul at this weekend's Wales Rally GB. Yurdakul (25) from Turkey and his co-driver Can Erkal (24) started ...

Valentino Rossi Wales Rally GB summary

Valentino Rossi Wales Rally GB summary

Rossi rewarded for perfect partnership with Stobart Wales Rally GB has seen a relationship blossom this weekend between MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team. When the two-wheeled champion made the decision...

Wales Rally GB: Citroen final leg and Manufacturers' title summary
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Wales Rally GB: Citroen final leg and Manufacturers' title summary

Citroen: the 2008 Manufacturers' World Rally Champions* The final round of the 2008 World Rally Championship in Wales ended with Citroen claiming the 2008 Manufacturers' world title*. This year's crown comes after those previously notched up by...

Wales Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport final leg summary
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Wales Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport final leg summary

Rapid Rossi helps Stobart celebrate a Fantastic fifty The final round of the 2008 FIA World Rally Championship has come to a close as has another fantastic year for the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team at this weekend's Wales Rally ...

Wales Rally GB: Suzuki final leg summary
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Wales Rally GB: Suzuki final leg summary

Suzuki finishes the 2008 season on a high The Suzuki World Rally Team has finished its debut World Rally Championship season with the SX4 WRC on a high note, equalling the team's best-ever result. Up-and-coming Swede P-G Andersson was fifth at...

Wales Rally GB: BP-Ford final leg summary
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Wales Rally GB: BP-Ford final leg summary

Latvala second for Ford in Britain as Hirvonen creates history BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila finished second on Wales Rally GB today after a titanic final day battle. The Finns led for most of...

2008 Final standings
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2008 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Points --- ---------------------------------------- --------- 1. S. Loeb 122 2. M. Hirvonen 103 ...

Rally of Great Britain Final results
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Rally of Great Britain Final results

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

Rally of Great Britain SS19 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS19 results

@>SS19 (Port Talbot 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------...

Rally of Great Britain SS18 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS18 results

@>SS18 (Rheola 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Rally of Great Britain SS17 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS17 results

@>SS17 (Port Talbot 1) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------...

Wales Rally GB: Subaru leg two summary
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Wales Rally GB: Subaru leg two summary

Solberg takes fourth as ice continues to grip Rally GB On the second day of frosty competition in Wales, the sole remaining Subaru World Rally Team entry of Petter Solberg and Phil Mills performed strongly on their way to claiming fourth...

Wales Rally GB: Suzuki leg two summary
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Wales Rally GB: Suzuki leg two summary

Two Suzukis in the points heading into final day of Wales Rally GB With just one day of this year's World Rally Championship remaining, both the factory Suzuki SX4 WRCs are in the points and are set to finish the team's debut season on a high....

Wales Rally GB: Citroen leg two summary
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Wales Rally GB: Citroen leg two summary

Day 2: Four stages separate Citroen from the crown The weather promised to stay bright and sunny as crews set out this morning for Leg 2 of the Wales Rally GB, the final round of the 2008 World Rally Championship. Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena...

Wales Rally GB: BP-Ford leg two summary
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Wales Rally GB: BP-Ford leg two summary

Latvala warms to icy challenge to retain lead in Rally GB BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila continue to lead Wales Rally GB after a second day of fighting ice-bound forest tracks. The Finns won two...

Wales Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport leg two summary
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Wales Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport leg two summary

Stobart stay ice cool as Rossi rockets up the ranks After two days of Wales Rally GB complete the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team have two crews inside the top-seven as the final round of the 2008 FIA World Rally Championship comes to a ...

Rally of Great Britain leg 2 results
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Rally of Great Britain leg 2 results

Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- -------- 1. 4 A8 ...

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

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

Rally of Great Britain SS14 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS14 results

@>SS14 (Crychan 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...

Rally of Great Britain SS13 results
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Rally of Great Britain SS13 results

@>SS13 (Halfway 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- ---------...