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Tue 13 Jul 2010
Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update
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Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update

FORD ON SCHEDULE WITH DEVELOPMENT OF 2011 FIESTA RS WRC AFTER 2000KM TEST PROGRAMME COLOGNE, 7 July 2010 - The Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, the company's all-new challenger for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, successfully completed...

Sat 12 Jun 2010
Rally Portugal: Phil Mills to leave Petter Solberg Team
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Rally Portugal: Phil Mills to leave Petter Solberg Team

After 11 years as Petter Solbergs codriver, Phil Mills has decided to leave the codriver seat and concentrate on other parts of life. Phil Mills quote: -This has been one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make but I feel the time has...

Thu 16 Sep 2010
Ken Block and Ford Fiesta feature in Gymkhana THREE
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Ken Block and Ford Fiesta feature in Gymkhana THREE

FORD FIESTA PLAYS A STARRING ROLE IN KEN BLOCK AND DC'S GYMKHANA THREE Ken Block drives a custom-built Fiesta in Gymkhana THREE, the next chapter in the series of Gymkhana videos that have become an internet phenomenon with more than 70 million...

Sat 20 Mar 2010
2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update
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2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC development update

FORD ACCELERATES FIESTA RS WRC DEVELOPMENT AS ENGINE RULES ARE FINALISED COLOGNE, 19 March 2010 - Ford has accelerated development work on its all- new Fiesta-based challenger for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, following confirmation by...

Sat 30 Jan 2010
Ken Block's Monster Ford Fiesta ready for global debut

Ken Block's Monster Ford Fiesta ready for global debut

COLOGNE, 29 January 2010 - American action sports icon Ken Block, who already has a huge fan base in Europe through the internet, kicks off his relationship with Ford Motor Company this weekend. His Monster World Rally Team debuts the exciting...

Mon 31 May 2010
Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award report
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Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award report

Stunning maiden win earns Ogier Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award A virtuoso display of speed, courage and determination earned Sebastian Ogier double honours at last weekend's Rally de Portugal. The Citroen driver's stunning maiden World ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
Loeb thinks he's too old for F1 switch now
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Loeb thinks he's too old for F1 switch now

Sebastien Loeb has played down speculation he could follow up his all-conquering world rally career with a stint in Formula One. Just as F1's 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen was deciding to switch to the world rally championship late last...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Autosport Awards summary

Autosport Awards summary

VETTEL AND RED BULL LEAD THE HONOURS AT AUTOSPORT AWARDS New Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull team were honoured at motorsport's most prestigious end-of-season gala event, the 2010 AUTOSPORT Awards, held at London's ...

Tue 18 May 2010
Jari-Matti Latvala Nurburgring 24H summary

Jari-Matti Latvala Nurburgring 24H summary

LATVALA BUOYED BY FORD FOCUS RACE EXPERIENCE IN NURBURGRING 24-HOUR EVENT COLOGNE, 17 MAY 2010 - Ford rally star Jari-Matti Latvala is keen for more circuit racing experience after driving a Focus RS in the Nurburgring 24- hour race last weekend.

Sun 15 Aug 2010
Rally Deutschland: Citroen Jr preview
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Rally Deutschland: Citroen Jr preview

The Citroen Junior Team heads to Germany The Rallye Deutschland, the second asphalt round of this season, has been eagerly awaited by the Citroen Junior Team. Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia make a return to the cockpit of the number 7 C4...

Mon 07 Jun 2010
Kimi Raikkonen Erzberg Rodeo showdown report
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Kimi Raikkonen Erzberg Rodeo showdown report

Kimi takes on Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown Red Bull driver Kimi Raikkonen faced a brand new different challenge today, when he took on multiple trial bike champion Taddy Blazusiak at a breathtaking head-to-head race in Austria. After a...

Tue 16 Nov 2010
Adapta Motorsport to run Ford Fiesta in 2011
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Adapta Motorsport to run Ford Fiesta in 2011

ADAPTA MOTORSPORT CONFIRMS FORD FIESTA RS WRC FOR 2011 Adapta Motorsport have confirmed a collaboration with M-Sport to support Mads Østberg in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car for next year's FIA World Rally Championship. The ...

Tue 03 Aug 2010
Ford wins world events 2010-08-03

Ford wins world events 2010-08-03

FORD WINS THE WORLD OVER IN GREAT WEEKEND FOR MOTORSPORT PROGRAM * BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won their home event of Rally Finland * Greg Biffle gave Ford a long-awaited NASCAR ...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
Rally France: Rally Route
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Rally France: Rally Route

Thursday evening's start ceremony takes place in Strasbourg's Place Kleber, the city's largest square in the heart of the shopping area. The opening leg journeys south for stages in the bumpy vineyards and Vosges mountains near Colmar, and...

Sat 11 Sep 2010
Petter Solberg edges into Rally Japan early leadHeadline
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Petter Solberg edges into Rally Japan early lead

Petter Solberg holds the early lead in Rally Japan at the end of the two day action on leg one. The privateer placed his Citroen in the lead, after taking the wins on the 3rd and 4th stages. Petter Solberg and Philip Mills, Citroën C4...

Thu 03 Jun 2010
Kimi versus Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown
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Kimi versus Taddy at the Erzberg Rodeo showdown

Former Grand Prix Champion Kimi Raikkonen, in his inaugural season of the World Rally Championship, faces yet another brand new challenge this weekend at the Erzberg Rodeo, which culminates in the famous Red Bull Hare Scramble. Kimi will go ...

Wed 23 Jun 2010
FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-06-23
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FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-06-23

The World Motor Sport Council met in Geneva on 23 June 2010. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE Tyres Pirelli has been selected as the single tyre supplier for the FIA Formula One World Championship for a period of three years,...

Sun 18 Apr 2010
Rally Turkey: Citroen Junior final leg summary
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Rally Turkey: Citroen Junior final leg summary

Full house of points for the Citroen Junior Team! Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, the leaders for 12 of the Rally of Turkey's 23 special stages, have finished in fourth overall at the end of the event. Kimi Raikkonen and Kaj Lindstrom are...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Stobart interview with Liu Chao Dong
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Stobart interview with Liu Chao Dong

Q & A SESSION WITH STOBART'S LIU CHAO DONG AHEAD of his debut for the Cumbria-based Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team at Wales Rally GB next week, China's Liu Chao Dong (25) took time out of his busy schedule to speak about his chances at the...

Fri 16 Apr 2010
Rally Turkey: Petter Solberg Shakedown report
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Rally Turkey: Petter Solberg Shakedown report

After 4 runs on todays Shakedown in Turkey, Petter Solberg were happy with the setup for the rally car. He ended with the 5th fastest time. Sebastien Loeb set the fastest time. Shakedown is the final test before the rally starts. - This is going...

Mon 25 Oct 2010
S-WRC: Rally Catalunya: M-Sport final leg summary
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S-WRC: Rally Catalunya: M-Sport final leg summary

FORD FIESTA S2000 HELPS SOLBERG REIGN IN SPAIN FORD Fiesta S2000 drivers Henning Solberg and Dennis Kuipers dominated their class at Rally de España this weekend finishing first and second place in their category. M-Sport's ...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Petter Solberg to enter IRC Rallye Monte-Carlo.

Petter Solberg to enter IRC Rallye Monte-Carlo.

Olivier Quesnel, director of Citroen Racing and Peugeot Sport, have hired Petter Solberg as a guest-driver for the 2011 IRC opening event Rallye Monte-Carlo. Petter Solberg will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 car. - I was very surprised when...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
Rally France: Citroen Racing Trophy preview

Rally France: Citroen Racing Trophy preview

Citroen Racing Trophy: A new challenge for the Citroen C2 The pulses of the Citroen Racing Trophy crews will be racing as they compete on the Grand National, which is also the sixth round of the French asphalt championship. This all-new event,...

Wed 28 Jul 2010
MINI media statement on series return
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MINI media statement on series return

MINI set to join World Rally Championship from 2011. Munich. MINI is making a comeback on the international rally circuit. From 2011, the brand will compete at selected rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and will go on to contest...

Fri 26 Nov 2010
2011 FIA WRC Academy calendar revealed
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2011 FIA WRC Academy calendar revealed

Organisers of the new FIA WRC Academy for young drivers have revealed further details of the scheme, including a six-round European-based calendar* for next year's inaugural season and the livery of the Academy cars. The WRC Academy is a brand...

Mon 31 May 2010
SWRC: Rally Portugal: M-Sport event summary
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SWRC: Rally Portugal: M-Sport event summary

Ketomaa closes gap on Pons in Portugal Finnish Jari Ketomaa won his second consecutive Super 2000 World Rally Championship (S-WRC) round in the Algarve this weekend and is steadily closing the gap on the current series leader, Spanish Xevi ...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
M-Sport FST International Shootout summary

M-Sport FST International Shootout summary

New Zealand's Stephen Barker wins FST International Shootout Current Fiesta SportTrophy New Zealand champion Stephen Barker has rounded off a near-perfect season by winning the series' finale Shootout, held on Wednesday and Thursday at M-Sport...

Mon 04 Oct 2010
Series interview with Champion Loeb
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Series interview with Champion Loeb

The newly crowed 2010 World Rally Champion talks after Rallye de France: It's every driver's dream to win a championship, you take your seventh title and win number 60 on home soil, the final stage running through your home town with thousands...

Fri 06 Aug 2010
M-Sport Supreme Fitness Challenge preview

M-Sport Supreme Fitness Challenge preview

Sporting Stars set for Supreme Fitness Challenge Veteran fitness trainer Barry Johnson will tackle all 27 lakes, meres and waters in the Lake District on Sunday (August, 8) to mark his 70th birthday and raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis ...

Thu 01 Jul 2010
Ford X Games preview

Ford X Games preview

FORD FIESTA TO DEFEND GOLD MEDAL IN LOS ANGELES X GAMES WITH STAR DRIVER LINE-UP COLOGNE, 30 June 2010 - The Fiesta, Ford of Europe's best-selling model, will return to the prestigious X Games event in the United States next month to defend the...

Sat 31 Jul 2010
Ford's Latvala leads Citroens in Rally FinlandHeadline
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Ford's Latvala leads Citroens in Rally Finland

The opening leg of the World Rally Championship's eighth round had a dramatic outcome with a Finn holding the edge by 9.1 seconds. Jari-Matti Latvala and his navigator Miikka Anttila are holding down the fort for the Ford team, flying alone with a...

Sat 13 Nov 2010
Loeb ends day one of Wales Rally GB in the leadHeadline
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Loeb ends day one of Wales Rally GB in the lead

Sebastien Loeb, along with Petter Solberg, enjoyed a good fight with the young guns in the World Rally Championship on the opening leg of Wales Rally Great Britain and it was on the last stage when he took command as the leader. The challenge is...

Fri 12 Mar 2010
FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-03-11
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FIA World Motor Sport Council notes 2010-03-11

The World Motor Sport Council met in Bahrain on 11 March 2010. The FIA President opened the floor to Sheikh Abdullah Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Motor Federation. Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the World Council to Bahrain. The FIA ...

Sat 02 Oct 2010
Rally France: Petter Solberg leg 1 summary
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Rally France: Petter Solberg leg 1 summary

The first day in France is completed, and Petter and Chris is fifth in the overall classification. Sebastien Loeb is leading the rally, Dani Sordo is second and Sebastien Ogier is third. Yvan Muller had to retire from the day, when his car stopped...

Wed 29 Sep 2010
Ford interview - Jamie Allison 2010-09-29

Ford interview - Jamie Allison 2010-09-29

When Ford Motor Company chose to launch the Ford Fiesta into the North American marketplace, a different path to launch was selected. The Fiesta is a fun-to-drive, small car that exceeds expectations and is targeted at twenty something's (aka: ...

Mon 02 Aug 2010
Rally Finland: Kankkunen takes Spirit of the Rally Award
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Rally Finland: Kankkunen takes Spirit of the Rally Award

Rally legend Kankkunen Takes Abu Dhabi Spirit of the Rally Award Stunning WRC Return As Finnish Hero Clinches 8th Place Jyvaskyla, Finland, 1 August 2010: After eight years in retirement, Finnish rally legend Juha Kankkunen returned to the FIA...