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Fri 12 Jan 2001
FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

FIA-RCC: Ford rally cars technical specifications

<pre> FORD KA RALLY KIT CAR - 2001 ENGINE 1.3-litre Endura-E, eight-valve four-cylinder engine with multi-point fuel injection. Optimised cylinder head porting; compression ratio11:1. Revised camshaft. New four-branch exhaust ...

Wed 02 May 2001
MERC: Reem Samuel profile

MERC: Reem Samuel profile

Reem Samuel - the fighting Israeli rally driver. Reem Samuel was born in 1964, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Age 21 he found that he got the "youth suger illness" but he decided that against all the limits he will become a rally driver . Started his...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

[Northampton] - Brendan Connor has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cosworth Racing to form a new leadership team, following the retirement of Trevor Crisp from the position of CEO and Managing Director. Assuming...

Sat 05 May 2001
MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

MERC: Hamed Al-Wahaibi driver profile

Driver Profile : HAMED AL-WAHAIBI This time we make a break from the regular Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC) reports and take a look on one of the best Middle-east rally drivers. You all know Muhamed Bin-Sulayem, the 12th time...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
Rally Australia SS1 results
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Rally Australia SS1 results

Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Didier Auriol F Seat Cordoba 1:30.7 1. Carlos Sainz E ...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

MERC: Tsouloftas aims for Middle East crown, Hyundai WRC team

Cypriot champion eyes Sulayem's Middle East crown Cypriot champion, Andreas Tsouloftas, is hoping to Tsouloftas is close to completing negotiations with a World Rally Championship team HYUNDAI and a manufacturer's UAE dealer to acquire a World...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Richards named BAR Team Principal

Richards named BAR Team Principal

David Richards was announced Team Principal Designate at the launch of the 2002 British American Racing Honda team. Richards comes to the Lucky Strike B.A.R. Honda team with a diverse background in racing. Richards, 49, began his formative ...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
Rallye de Finlande compte rendu Michelin
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Rallye de Finlande compte rendu Michelin

Rallye De Finlande Dimanche 26 août 2001 Compte rendu de fin de rallye Peugeot-Michelin et Grönholm triomphent avec panache A victoire de Marcus Grönholm à domicile a parfaitement replacé l'équipe Peugeot- Michelin dans la course au...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions final report

Michelin Race of Champions final report

Harri Rovanpera crowned Champion of Champions Finnish WRC ace, Harri Rovanpera was duly crowned 2001 Champion of Champions after defeating Germany's Armin Schwarz in the Final of the prestigious Michelin Race Of Champions event at the Circuito...

Thu 30 Aug 2001
Julian Reynolds Neste Rally Finland report
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Julian Reynolds Neste Rally Finland report

Julian Reynolds had a nightmare time as he and co-driver Ieuan Thomas suffered an early retirement on the recent Neste Rally Finland, a round of the World Rally Championship. The Pembrokeshire pair were contesting the rally in their Minilite ...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced
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BTCC: Peugeot 2002 program announced

Peugeot Motor Company is pleased to announce its 2002 Motor Sport programme, which focuses on rallying. Peugeot will withdraw from the British Touring Car Championship. This decision supports the investment in rallying and specifically the 206 WRC...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Ford WRS Rally Australia final report
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Ford WRS Rally Australia final report

McRae opens up championship lead for Ford Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist moved into a clear lead of the FIA World Rally Championship after finishing fifth in the Rally Australia today. The Britons hold a one point lead in...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
Rallye du Portugal: compte rendu Michelin
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Rallye du Portugal: compte rendu Michelin

LES TROIS "M" : MÄKINEN, MITSUBISHI ET MICHELIN VAINQUEURS DANS LA BOUE! Encore un final "au couteau" au rallye du Portugal où la Mitsubishi-Michelin de Tommi Mäkinen et la Ford de Carlos Sainz n'étaient séparées que de 3/10e de...

Fri 28 Sep 2001
Sanremo Rally route
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Sanremo Rally route

Rally Route The route has undergone major changes following crowd congestion in the hills behind Sanremo last year. The service park has been switched from Sanremo to Imperia and the rally features some stages not used since the 1970s. However...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: 100 years of Ford in Motorsport

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Ford's debut in motorsport. Historian Graham Robson summarises a Century of achievement On 10 October 1901, Henry Ford's brand new racecar won its first ever event at Grosse Point, Michigan, USA. As a...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Michelin Race of Champions preview

Michelin Race of Champions preview

The Michelin Race of Champions brings together top names from all forms of world class motor sport in a single, relaxed yet competitive event, which is widely shown on International TV. World Rally driver Michèle Mouton organised the first Race...

Wed 24 Jan 2001
Monte Carlo Rally Michelin report
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Monte Carlo Rally Michelin report

MÄKINEN, MITSUBISHI & MICHELIN: THE PRINCES OF MONACO... AGAIN! For the third successive year, the winning combination on this season's Monte Carlo Rally was Tommi Mäkinen and Mitsubishi... running on Michelin tyres. Even though...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
Spectators injured at Rally of Great Britain (Update 2001-11-25)
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Spectators injured at Rally of Great Britain (Update 2001-11-25)

Motorsport.com -- A major incident during stage 11 resulted in a possibility of 15 injuries and a red flag. First news from Great Britain state that the incident involved Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya in the Ford Focus. Sainz went off the course...

Fri 19 Jan 2001
VW withdraws from World Rallying

VW withdraws from World Rallying

Local Formula 2 Champion Simon Evans today confirmed that Volkswagen would officially withdraw it's involvement with rallying world wide and in doing so canceling plans for Evans to contest the 2001! "It's obviously a bitter disappointment but...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Michelin Corsica Rally preview
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Michelin Corsica Rally preview

2001 World Rally Championship Round 12: Tour of Corsica (October 18th ­ 21st 2001) Corsica... a remake of Sanremo? Less than two weeks after the Sanremo Rally, this weekend sees rallying's superstars travel to the Mediterranean island of ...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Sergio Vallejo to drive Super1600 World Championship
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Sergio Vallejo to drive Super1600 World Championship

Super1600 Spanish Champion in 1999 and 2000, Sergio Vallejo, will expand his sporting program with the inclusion of 6 rallies that comprises the Super1600 World Championship. He will use the new FIAT PUNTO Super1600, a car similar to the unit...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Ford World Rallye Sport names new technical director

Ford World Rallye Sport names new technical director

Ford has announced that Christian Loriaux will join its world rally team as the new technical director next season. The experienced 35-year-old Belgian will replace director of engineering Guenther Steiner who is leaving to take up a senior ...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
FIA-RCC: Opportunity knocks at Ford for young rally hopefuls

FIA-RCC: Opportunity knocks at Ford for young rally hopefuls

BIRMINGHAM, England, January 11, 2001 - Ford's long heritage of providing the cars that help to make world rally champions continues with its rallying 'Ladder of Opportunity', announced today (Thursday) at the Autosport International Show. "From...