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Wed 30 Dec 2009
2010 World Rally Championship calendar

2010 World Rally Championship calendar

Date Country Event Support Category ---------------- -------- ----------------------- ---------------- February 12-14 SWE Swedish Rally PWRC March 05-07 MEX Rally Mexico ...

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

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Colin McRae voted the all-time motorsport hero
WRC

Colin McRae voted the all-time motorsport hero

COLIN McRAE IS VOTED GREATEST MOTORSPORT HERO Rally legend Colin McRae has been voted as the all-time greatest motorsport hero by readers of weekly newspaper Motorsport News. McRae, who won the World Rally Championship for Subaru in 1995,...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Martin Prokop to drive new Ford Fiesta S2000
WRC

Martin Prokop to drive new Ford Fiesta S2000

JUNIOR WORLD RALLY CHAMPION PLANS LONG-TERM LINK WITH FORD 11 December 2009 -- Newly-crowned Junior World Rally Champion Martin Prokop will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 next season in the first year of a long-term plan with Ford's rally...

Series FIA Gala summary
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Series FIA Gala summary

Rally Champions Return To The Gala Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena collected their sixth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship trophy at the FIA Gala in Monaco this evening. The French/Monegasque pairing claimed the title on the...

World Motor Sport Council notes 2009-12-11
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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 11 Dec 2009
Kimi turned down F1, not other way around
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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...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
FSTi champ Craig Breen Ford test summary
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FSTi champ Craig Breen Ford test summary

Winning week for Breen concludes with WRC test Craig Breen celebrated his victory in the Fiesta SportTrophy International Shootout in style today as he took the wheel of a Ford Focus RS WRC to receive tuition from BP Ford Abu Dhabi's...

Mikko Hirvonen Memorial Bettega Rally summary
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Mikko Hirvonen Memorial Bettega Rally summary

Hirvonen warms to The Italian Job with double victory for Ford Ford's Mikko Hirvonen ended his rally season in victorious fashion today by sealing a double win at the Memorial Bettega Rally in Italy. The 29-year-old Finn powered his Ford Focus...

Wed 09 Dec 2009
Hirvonen is International Rally Driver of the Year
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Hirvonen is International Rally Driver of the Year

Ford's Hirvonen named International Rally Driver of the Year FIA World Rally Championship runner-up, Ford's Mikko Hirvonen, was honoured with one of motorsport's most prestigious awards in London last night (Sunday). The BP Ford Abu Dhabi World...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Hirvonen to debut new Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo
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Hirvonen to debut new Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo

4 December 2009 -- Ford's FIA World Rally Championship runners-up, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car, in what will be its competitive debut, in the famous Monte Carlo Rally early next year. The...

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 ...

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 27 Nov 2009
Citroen French Championship Rallye du Var summary
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Citroen French Championship Rallye du Var summary

Citroen, Loeb and Elena perform in front of their home crowd Just weeks after the end of the 2009 World Rally Championship, Citroen Racing, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena were back in action this weekend for the Rallye du Var, the last round of...

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 20 Nov 2009
All new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car unveiled

All new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car unveiled

All new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car unveiled The highly-anticipated Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car has been unveiled at a launch ceremony at M-Sport's Cumbrian base in the UK. The new rally car, the culmination of nine months' hard work by the...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Race of Champions news 2009-10-28

Race of Champions news 2009-10-28

Double WRC Champ Gronholm completes Race of Champions line-up * Double World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm to star in The Race of Champions alongside 2009 WRC runner-up Mikko Hirvonen * 2002 Race of Champions winner returns to ...

Sun 01 Nov 2009
JWRC: Honda JAS Motorsport eligible for JWRC
WRC

JWRC: Honda JAS Motorsport eligible for JWRC

HONDA CIVIC R3 IN 2010 JUNIOR WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP The latest World Motor Sport Council meeting on October 21 has finally approved a modification to the Junior World Rally Championship sporting regulations, which will consequently allow the...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Hirvonen and Ford go to Race of Champions

Hirvonen and Ford go to Race of Champions

Hirvonen takes on F1 champ in Beijing's Bird's Nest bonanza FIA World Rally Championship runner-up Mikko Hirvonen will drive the record-breaking Ford Focus RS World Rally Car in the Race of Champions in China next week. The 29-year-old Finn,...

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 27 Oct 2009
FSTi: Walles Rally GB: Series event summary
WRC

FSTi: Walles Rally GB: Series event summary

Breen takes FSTi crown as Anglade wins in Wales The thrilling finale of the Fiesta SportTrophy International lived up to its billing as the race for the championship came right down to the wire at the final round of the FIA World Rally ...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Walles Rally GB: Kick Energy Team final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Kick Energy Team final leg summary

CAREER BEST TOP TWELVE FOR PEREZ ON RALLY GB Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez achieved his aim of a top twelve result when he reached the Cardiff finish today after three gruelling days contesting the final round of the FIA World ...

Walles Rally GB: Abu Dahbi final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Abu Dahbi final leg summary

HIGHS AND LOWS FOR TEAM ABU DHABI ON FINAL DAY OF SEASON IN WALES Best ever WRC season for Al Qassimi as Abu Dhabi Junior Al Jabri claims third in first full season WALES, 25 October, 2009: Unbelievable tension on the final day of the World...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Walles Rally GB: BP-Ford final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: BP-Ford final leg summary

Hirvonen misses world title by a point after tense finale in Wales Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen's dream of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship title ended in disappointment today in Wales after a stirring final day battle. The BP Ford...

Walles Rally GB: Citroen Jr Team final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Citroen Jr Team final leg summary

The Citroen Junior Team completes its first season The2009 World Rally Championship drew to a close today in Great Britain. Two of the C4 WRCs entered under the Citroen Junior Team banner have finished in the points. Petter Solberg/Phil Mills ...

Walles Rally GB: Citroen WRT final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Citroen WRT final leg summary

Victory and a sixth world title for Loeb/Elena* It was an emotional final day of Rally GB for the Citroen Total WRT. In spite of having led from the outset, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena only saw the rally swing decisively in their favour on...

Walles Rally GB: Stobart awarded 'Spirit of the Rally'
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Stobart awarded 'Spirit of the Rally'

Stobart celebrate Spirit of the Rally in Wales The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford team are celebrating winning the Abu Dhabi 'Spirit of the Rally' award at their home event, Rally GB, for the support shown to Armed Services charity Help for Heroes ...

Walles Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport final leg summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Stobart M-Sport final leg summary

Top six positions provide perfect season end for Stobart The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford team kept up their remarkable record of scoring manufacturer points at every round of this season's FIA World Rally Championship as Henning Solberg and Matthew...

Post-event press conference
WRC

Post-event press conference

Present: 1st - Sebastien Loeb, Citroen Total World Rally Team 1st - Daniel Elena, Citroen Total World Rally Team 2nd - Mikko Hirvonen, BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 2nd - Jarmo Lehtinen, BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 3rd - Dani Sordo, ...

2009 Final standings
WRC

2009 Final standings

@>Drivers' Championship: Pos Driver Points --- ---------------------------------------- --------- 1. S. Loeb 93 2. M. Hirvonen 92 ...

Wales Rally GB final results
WRC

Wales Rally GB final results

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

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 ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- --------- --------- ...

Wales Rally GB SS15 results
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Wales Rally GB SS15 results

@>SS15 (Port Talbot 2) results Pos No. Class Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st Penalty ---- --- ----- -------------------- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------...

Wales Rally GB SS14 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS14 results

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

Wales Rally GB SS13 results
WRC

Wales Rally GB SS13 results

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

Walles Rally GB: Kick Energy Team leg two summary
WRC

Walles Rally GB: Kick Energy Team leg two summary

PEREZ OVERCOMES PROBLEMS TO HOLD 14th ON RALLY GB Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez continued where he left off yesterday by continuing to climb the leaderboard and as of this evening, with a day to go, holds 14th place overall after day two...

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