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Mon 13 Mar 2000
Rally of Portugal Preview
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Rally of Portugal Preview

The view of Portugal's vintage port houses lined up alongside Porto's Rio Douro river signifies a return to some semblance of rallying normality for the Ford Martini team after the contrasts of the last two FIA World Rally Championship events in...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Superstage report
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Rally Australia Superstage report

A solitary running of the exciting Langley Park Superstage tonight kicks off Telstra Rally Australia, the 13th and penultimate round of this year's FIA World Rally Championship and the final round of the Australian Rally Championship. Peugeot ...

Fri 08 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally Michelin preview
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Cyprus Rally Michelin preview

2000 World Rally Championship Round 10: Cyprus Rally (September 7th-10th 2000) THE ACROPOLIS REVISITED! While the final four rounds of the 2000 World Championship (Corsica, Sanremo, Australia, Great Britain) will take place to very ...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview

Bruce Garland Australian Safari Update and Interview

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25: Bruce Garland (born 20.8.58) is preparing to blaze his way through the toughest terrain of the Northern Territory later this year in an attempt to create history and become the first three-times auto winner of the Australian...

Sat 13 May 2000
Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes
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Argentine Rally Seat Friday notes

Bad luck for SEAT in Argentina Both cars succumbed to clutch problems after negotiating some of the 39 water-splashes on this year's event. Pre-event testing, during which many similar water-crossings were driven through, had not created any...

Fri 09 Jun 2000
Acropolis Rally - leg 1
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Acropolis Rally - leg 1

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist and team-mates Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya dominated today's opening leg of the Acropolis Rally to hold first and second positions in their Ford Focus World Rally Cars. On a day when Greece's ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six
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Great Britain Ford Focus trio in top six

Wet weather and very muddy conditions so typical of the Rally of Great Britain reminded the 150 pairings who took the start of this final round of the FIA World Rally Championship this evening exactly what lies in store over the next three days in...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie
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Dernieres info du Rallye d'Australie

Les commissaires sportifs du Rallye d'Australie ont annonce ce matin à Perth (09.26 heures locale) leur decision d'exclure le pilote Mitsubishi Tommi Makinen du classement general de l'epreuve après avoir declare son turbo non-conforme ...

Sun 13 Feb 2000
Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Swedish Rally - Ford Martini Final Position Report

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist delivered a stunning performance during a thrilling shoot-out on the final speed test to secure third place for the Ford Martini World Rally Team on the Swedish International Rally today. The British pair fired their...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally
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Colin McRae returns at Sanremo Rally

Ford's Colin McRae will be fit to start Italy's Sanremo Rally (20 - 23 October) just 11 days after hospital surgery to repair a cheekbone fractured in his accident during the Tour of Corsica rally at the end of last month. Doctors in Edinburgh...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
Cyprus Rally - leg 1
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Cyprus Rally - leg 1

Sainz takes control for Ford on Cyprus Rally Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya dominated today's opening leg of the Cyprus Rally in their Ford Focus World Rally Car to win seven of the nine speed tests and build a comfortable overnight lead. Their...

Sun 14 May 2000
Argentine Rally results
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Argentine Rally results

Pos Driver Nat Car model [class] Time Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Richard Burns GB Subaru Impreza 4:10:20.70 2. Marcus Gronholm ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Rally of Great Britain leg two
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Rally of Great Britain leg two

Colin McRae and Nicky Grist crashed out of the Rally of Great Britain during today's second leg when seemingly on course for a record-equalling fourth victory in their Ford Focus World Rally Car. The demise of the Ford Martini pairing, ...

Sun 19 Nov 2000
Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview
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Rally Great Britian Vauxhall preview

Originally-From: "ProAction" <media@proaction.co.uk> British Rally Champions, Vauxhall Motorsport, face the year's biggest challenge in the four-day Network Q Rally GB, our home round of the FIA World Rally Championship, aiming for a top...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station
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Rally Australia Bourne content to hold station

Against a World class field of World Championship teams and drivers, current Australian Rally Champion Possum Bourne is happy to hold onto eighth outright after another strong day is dusty and difficult conditions. Bourne took the option to hold...

Sat 14 Oct 2000
Preview Michelin Rallye de Sanremo
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Preview Michelin Rallye de Sanremo

Championnat du monde des Rallyes 2000 12e manche : le Rallye Sanremo (19 - 22 octobre 2000) DE PLUS EN PLUS SERRÉ ! Plus ça va, plus les écarts en haut des classements du Championnat du monde des Rallyes se resserrent. A trois manches de...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Francois Delecour joins Ford
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Francois Delecour joins Ford

Ford has signed François Delecour to drive a Ford Focus World Rally Car in next season's FIA World Rally Championship. The Frenchman will team up with Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz to provide the Ford Martini squad with the strongest driver...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form
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Rally Australia Possum Bourne shows world class form

Claiming his fifth straight Australian Rally Championship, taking his third Asia-Pacific Rally Championship and now finishing the season off with his second privateer win at World Championship level, Subaru Australia's Possum Bourne has had a...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report
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Rally Australia Erik Comas day 2 report

AFTER his first full day of world championship rallying - competing in the Perth-based Telstra Rally Australia - ex-Formula One driver Erik Comas says simply: "Now I admire rally drivers even more!" The 35-year-old Frenchman had a difficult ...

Sun 16 Jul 2000
Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Crocker And Bourne outstanding At Rally New Zealand

Cody Crocker has produced the drive of his career to finish second in Group N at Rally New Zealand, a brilliant effort in only his fourth World Championship event. The Team Subaru driver led after day one, slipped to second on day two and then...

Thu 20 Jan 2000
Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report
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Monte Carlo Rally - Ford Martini Leg 1 Report

Sainz shows well on Ford Focus debut drive Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya made an encouraging debut for the Ford Martini World Rally Team today by holding an excellent fourth position after the opening leg of the Monte Carlo Rally. The Spanish...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Erik Comas Rally Australia day three
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Erik Comas Rally Australia day three

CHAMPION racing driver Erik Comas saw out the end of the Australian round of the World Rally Championship today - but as a spectator rather than a competitor in his own Loctite Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 6. After crashing out midway through ...

Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable
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Australian Rally Bourne almost unstoppable

For Possum Bourne season 2000 has been next to perfect and Leg 1 of Telstra Rally Australia has given him even more reasons to smile, the Subaru driver currently lies in ninth outright amongst a stacked field of world class International drivers!...

Sat 15 Jul 2000
Rally New Zealand - leg 2
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Rally New Zealand - leg 2

Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Nicky Grist paved the way for a thrilling final day battle on the Rally New Zealand after charging up the leaderboard into second place during today's second leg. The British duo were fastest overall in...