Ford Focus rally car gets green light from the FIA
The all-new Ford Focus World Rally Car has received the official 'green
light' from the FIA technical scrutineers to contest the 1999 FIA World
Rally Championship. The homologation process, ...
Mitsubishi's crew of Richard Burns and co-driver Robert Reid won today in
Cheltenham the thirteenth and last event of the FIA World Rally
Championship, the 54th Network Q Rally of...
FORDâ€™S 1999 WORLD RALLY CHALLENGE REVEALED
Full details of Fordâ€™s challenge for top honours in the 1999 FIA World
Rally Championship were revealed today during a special presentation at
the companyâ€™s product development centre at Dunton,...
Tuesday 24 November 1998- LEG THREE (Stages 22 - 28)
Last stage drama denies Sainz third World Championship title
Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya had a third World Rally Championship
snatched from them just 500 metres from the end...
TOMMI MAKINEN IS THE NEW WORLD RALLY CHAMPION
The engine of Carlos Sainz's Corolla blew up 1km from the end of
the final stage. He made a further 700m, but has stopped due to
an engine fire and has retired from the event. This means that...
Three Escorts finish in top five of Rally Great Britain
The Ford Escort made a glorious farewell to World Championship rallying
today when Juha Kankkunen and Bruno Thiry finished second and third on the
Rally of Great Britain, the 13th and final...
54th Network Q Rally of Great Britain, 1998 Rd 13 WRC
End of Leg 2
Network Q Rally of Great Britain
COLIN MCRAE RETIRES....
After battling with Richard Burns all day, Colin...
Ford on course for podium in Escort's farewell rally
The Ford Escort, competing in its final event as a works rally car, is on
target for a podium finish in the hands of four-times world champion Juha
Kankkunen in the Rally of Great Britain...
Tommi Makinen (Mitsubishi) has crashed out of the Netowrk Q rally.
His chances for his third successive World Rally Drivers Championship have
diminished considerably but the rally is not yet over. Makinen started the
rally 2 points ahead of...
Stage win for Thiry rounds off bright start for Ford
Three Ford Escort World Rally Cars lying inside the top 10 represented a
highly satisfactory day's work for Ford's drivers during today's opening
leg of the Rally of Great Britain, the 13th...
8 November 1998
Kankkunen fights to Ford's 11th points-scoring finish
After some of the most dramatic changes of fortune ever seen in world
rallying, the penultimate round of the 1998 championship ended today
(Sunday) in Perth (Australia)...
Ford is well placed for final challenge in Australia
Eight tough special stages on the second and longest day of the API Rally
Australia ended in Perth this evening (Saturday) with the Ford World Rally
team well placed to make a strong...
Kankkunen's pace in Australia boosts the Ford challenge
The Ford World Rally team enjoyed a successful first full day of the API
Rally Australia today (Friday) when Juha Kankkunen set a fastest stage
time early on to lead the event in his...
5 November 1998
Action-packed start for Ford in Australia
The Ford World Rally team made a strong start to the API Rally Australia
this evening (Thursday) when team drivers Juha Kankkunen and Bruno Thiry
recorded the fourth and eighth fastest...
Thiry in the points for Ford on Sanremo Rally
Ford World Rally team driver Bruno Thiry finished in a points-scoring
sixth position on Italyâ€™s Sanremo Rally, 11th round of the FIA World Rally
Championship, which ended this afternoon. After...
Thiry keeps Ford on course for points finish in Italy
Bruno Thiry remained on target for a points-scoring finish on the Sanremo
Rally after ending today's second leg in sixth position in his Ford Escort
World Rally Car. The 36-year-old Belgian...
Solid opening leg for Ford pair on Sanremo Rally
Both Ford World Rally team drivers Bruno Thiry and Juha Kankkunen enjoyed
troublefree runs in their Escort World Rally Cars during today's opening
leg of the Sanremo Rally, round 11 of the FIA...
Ford's asphalt expert Thiry has high hopes in Italy
The mountain roads of northern Italy signal that the FIA World Rally
Championship is moving towards it climax. With just three of the 13 rounds
remaining, Ford World Rally team's next ...
FIA World Rally Championship
FORD MOTOR COMPANY WILL REVEAL ITS ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS WORLD RALLY CAR FOR
THE FIRST TIME AT THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW TODAY 29/09. THE NEW CAR WILL MAKE
ITS COMPETITION DEBUT ON THE MONTE CARLO RALLY IN JANUARY 1999, ...
NEW FORD FOCUS WORLD RALLY CAR UNVEILED
An all-new Ford Focus World Rally Car makes its debut at this yearâ€™s Paris
The Ford Focus World Rally Car (WRC) is designed to put Ford in the
winner's circle in the 1999 FIA World Rally...
Subaru's domination in the FIA World Rally Championship is set to
continue with the signing of an all-star line-up for the 1999 series.
Four-time World Champion Juha Kankkunen and Belgian asphalt ace
Bruno Thiry will join Richard...
The provisional dates for next years rounds of the FIA World Rally
Championship have been decided by the world governing body's Rally
Commission and includes New Zealand's event in mid July.
The 16 to 18 July dates for Rally New Zealand will be...
Ford releases Kankkunen from 1999 rally contract
Ford Motor Company has released Finland's Juha Kankkunen from his contract
to drive for the Ford World Rally team on the 1999 FIA World Rally
Championship. His two-year contract, which started...
Didier Auriol and Denis Giraudet re-sign with Toyota Castrol Team
Didier Auriol The Toyota Castrol Team is pleased to announce that 1994
World Rally Champion Didier Auriol and co-driver Denis Giraudet have
reached agreement to...