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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Raikkonen, Latvala confirmed for Rally FinlandHeadline
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Raikkonen, Latvala confirmed for Rally Finland

The entry list for Rally Finland, released earlier today, reveals that Formula One star Kimi Raikkonen will be contesting his first World Rally Championship-level rally at one of the WRC's classic events next month. Kimi Raikkonen, ...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential electionsHeadline

Bouman's guide to FIA Presidential elections

FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
PWRC: Barwa Rally Team appeals Acropolis Rally ruling
WRC

PWRC: Barwa Rally Team appeals Acropolis Rally ruling

The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal will take place in Paris: Hearing Appeal lodged by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) on behalf of its competitor Barwa Rally Team against decision No.3 taken by ...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Sebastien Loeb partners with PH Sport

Sebastien Loeb partners with PH Sport

Sebastien Loeb and Dominique Heintz join forces with PH-Sport The bond that has existed between Sebastien Loeb and Dominique Heintz and PH- Sport since 1997 is poised to take a fresh turn, since Sebastien and Dominique have decided to join...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

Professional Motorsport World Expo 2009 award nominees

UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS FOR BRAWN GP IN PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2009 AWARDS Professional MotorSport World Expo, central Europe's leading trade-only motorsport exhibition, today reveals the nominees for its...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Eriksson, Gronholm - Ford Pikes Peak interview 2009-07-09

Eriksson, Gronholm - Ford Pikes Peak interview 2009-07-09

This Week in Ford Racing: Pikes Peak Edition On July 19, two high-performance motorsport versions of the new 2009 Ford Fiesta will make their North American motorsports debut at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb outside Colorado ...

422race interview with Fabrizia Pons
F1

422race interview with Fabrizia Pons

PONS TO 422race.com: "VATANEN WOULD BE THE IDEAL PRESIDENT" Fabrizia Pons, born in 1955, has been one of the best co-drivers in world rallying. Beside taking part to several editions of the historical Paris-Dakar, she was co-driver to Michele ...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Sebastien Loeb considered for Peugeot Le Mans entry

Last week saw Peugeot Sport organise a test session with the 908 HDi FAP at the new Motorland circuit in Aragon, Spain. The drivers present at this test were Sebastien Bourdais, Marc Gene, Franck Montagny, Alexander Wurz and Sebastien ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched
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New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched

New Ford Fiesta Group R rally car launched at Rally d'Italia Sardegna An all-new Ford Fiesta R2 rally car, based on the top-selling Ford Fiesta road car launched last year, was unveiled at the Rally d'Italia Sardegna this evening. Designed to...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Rally Catalunya: Subaru Rally Team Spain preview
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Rally Catalunya: Subaru Rally Team Spain preview

RALLY RACC CATALUNYA-COSTA DOURADA PREVIEW The Subaru Rally Team Spain will take part in the Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Dourada, the Spanish round of the World Rally Championship which will be held this weekend based around Salou on...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Stephane Prevot returns to Citroen
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Stephane Prevot returns to Citroen

Stephane Prevot new codriver for Russian Citroen Jr driver Evgeny Novikov Belgian codriver Stephane Prevot is to partner Russian Citroen Junior team driver Evgeniy Novikov for the rest of the season. They are to start together on the Barum ...

Fri 11 Dec 2009
Kimi turned down F1, not other way around
F1

Kimi turned down F1, not other way around

Kimi Raikkonen decided to walk away from the F1 paddock for the 2010 season, not the other way around, his manager Steve Robertson insists. The 2007 world champion agreed to end his Ferrari contract one year early and was subsequently linked...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000 test summary
WRC

M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000 test summary

M-Sport's Ford Fiesta S2000 successfully completes first phase of testing M-Sport's new Ford Fiesta S2000 has successfully completed its first phase of preliminary asphalt and gravel tests in the UK. After undergoing initial systems checks on...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30
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World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-04-30

An extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council was held in Paris on 29 April 2009. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship Applications to compete in the 2010 FIA...

Sebastien Loeb receives the Legion d'honneur
WRC

Sebastien Loeb receives the Legion d'honneur

Sebastien Loeb receives the 'Legion d'honneur' Sebastien Loeb was today awarded a knighthood, receiving the 'Legion d'honneur' at the Elysee Palace in Paris from Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of the French Republic. The 'Legion d'honneur' is...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Turbos, not Super 2000, in the WRC future
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Turbos, not Super 2000, in the WRC future

Amidst all the waves made by the FIA-FOTA conflict this week, the changes for the World Rally Championship (WRC) regulations made at the same World Motor Sport Council meeting were largely missed. While FIA may be worried about losing more ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Cyprus Rally: BP-Ford preview
WRC

Cyprus Rally: BP-Ford preview

Cyprus mix and match offers fresh challenge for Ford drivers Mastering the art of driving flat out over Cyprus' winding asphalt roads using gravel tyres is the stern challenge facing BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team next week. While the...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Gronholm, Eriksson, Allison - Ford teleconference 2009-07-16

Gronholm, Eriksson, Allison - Ford teleconference 2009-07-16

This Week in Ford Racing teleconference July 16, 2009 The new Ford Fiesta may not be hitting the streets of America until next year, but the high-performance motorsports examples of the Fiesta have made their U.S. racing debut this week. The ...

Honda JAS Motorsport newsletter 2009-08-09

Honda JAS Motorsport newsletter 2009-08-09

Aava Shines on WRC Finland 2WD Outing Honda showed tremendous form in the two-wheel-drive category of the World Rally Championship's annual visit to Finland [last] weekend. On the fast and flowing gravel for which the event is seen as one of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 test summary
WRC

Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 test summary

The Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 takes to the stages The day after the fourth round of this year's WRC season in Portugal, which was won by the C4 WRC, Citroen Racing did some testing with the Citroen C4 WRC HYbrid4 concept car on an asphalt road...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Citroen statment on signing Kimi Raikkonen
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Citroen statment on signing Kimi Raikkonen

Citroen Racing and Red Bull give wings to Kimi Raikkonen in 2010 Since its establishment in 2008, the association between Citroen Racing and Red Bull has already reaped world titles for Citroen, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena in 2008 and ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Acropolis Rally: Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi preview
WRC

Acropolis Rally: Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi preview

AL QASSIMI's GREEK ODYSSEY LAUNCHES ABU DHABI's WEEKEND MOTORSPORT TRIATHLON - Land, sea and air trinity action takes emirate's name to Greece, Finland and Canada Sheikh Khaled Al Qassimi, the Abu Dhabi World Rally Championship (WRC) driver, ...

Rally Australia: Citroen Jr Team preview
WRC

Rally Australia: Citroen Jr Team preview

The Citroen Junior Team heads Down Under After a month-long summer break, the Citroen Junior Team returns to action on Rally Australia, round 10 of the 12-round 2009 FIA World Rally Championship. Sebastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia and Conrad ...

Rally Finland: Kimi Raikkonen leg two summary
WRC

Rally Finland: Kimi Raikkonen leg two summary

Rally over for Raikkonen Jyvaskyla, 1st August 2009 - Kimi Raikkonen's adventure at the Finland Rally came to an abrupt end this afternoon when the Abarth Grande Punto S2000 with the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro driver ended up in a ditch during...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Loeb four for four in 2009, wins in PortugalHeadline
WRC

Loeb four for four in 2009, wins in Portugal

Sebastien Loeb continues to dominate the World Rally Championship this season, having notched his fourth consecutive 2009 victory in the fourth round of what really is a competitive season. It might look like the Frenchman is just out-classing his...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Wales Rally GB SS16 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS16 results

@>SS16 (Rheola 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
F1

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11

World Motor Sport Council The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 11 December 2009. The following decisions were taken: MOBILITY AND MOTOR SPORT The FIA President opened the meeting by reaffirming his strong commitment to encouraging...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Citroen WRT addresses rumors of Loeb heading to F1
F1

Citroen WRT addresses rumors of Loeb heading to F1

In response to recent rumours and speculation in the media, Citroen Racing and Sebastien Loeb would like to clarify the situation. Sebastien Loeb, who is the most successful rally driver ever, with 52 world class wins and five world titles to ...

Gronholm, Eriksson ready to attack Pikes Peak

Gronholm, Eriksson ready to attack Pikes Peak

Marcus Gronholm has his head in the clouds this week. Literally. The two-time World Rally champion is getting ready to qualify for the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with the main event to be run on Sunday. Gronholm and Swedish rallycross...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Wales Rally GB SS4 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS4 results

@>SS4 (Hafren 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Walles Rally GB: Abu Dahbi preview
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Abu Dahbi preview

CRUNCH-TIME NEARS FOR ABU DHABI WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE BP Ford Abu Dhabi's Hirvonen to kick-off biggest ever Abu Dhabi motorsport fortnight with maiden WRC title in Wales Abu Dhabi, 15 October, 2009: BP Ford Abu Dhabi World ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Alister McRae FIA Rally Indonesia preview

Alister McRae FIA Rally Indonesia preview

Alister McRae back in manufacturer seat for Rally Indonesia Former FIA World Rally Championship works driver and British Rally Champion Alister McRae will return to a manufacturer's rally car and an FIA championship next month, as he drives the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
FSTI Rally Portugal summary
WRC

FSTI Rally Portugal summary

Breen equals record finish as FSTi gets underway in Portugal The 2009 Fiesta SportTrophy International (FSTi) kicked off this weekend at the fourth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Vodafone Rally de Portugal, showcasing many...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
FSTi and JWRC opportunity for Ford Fiesta
WRC

FSTi and JWRC opportunity for Ford Fiesta

Dual FSTi and J-WRC championship opportunity for Ford Fiesta R2 The Fiesta SportTrophy International (FSTi) will return to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) for its fifth successive year in April 2010 and will again be supported by Pirelli.

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Rallye Catalunya SS14 results
WRC

Rallye Catalunya SS14 results

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