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Ford World Rallye Sport offical press release - Rally of Great Britain

24 November 2001 Statement issued by Ford Motor Company Following the accident this afternoon on special stage 11 involving car no 3 driven by Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya, Ford have decided to withdraw both its remaining cars from the Rally of ...

24 November 2001
Statement issued by Ford Motor Company

Following the accident this afternoon on special stage 11 involving car no 3 driven by Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya, Ford have decided to withdraw both its remaining cars from the Rally of Great Britain.

Martin Whitaker, European director of Ford Racing, said: "We are genuinely upset that spectators were injured today in an accident involving one of our cars, and, as a result, we have decided to withdraw from the event. We are keen to work with the authorities to understand exactly what happened and why it happened."

-FWRC-

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