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Sat 02 Nov 2002
Rally Australia: Daniel Grataloup medical update
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Rally Australia: Daniel Grataloup medical update

Following the accident that sidelined François Delecour and Daniel Grataloup from Rally Australia in yesterday's opening leg, Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart is pleased to confirm that Daniel had a comfortable night in hospital in Perth and is ...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
International Memorial Bettega at Bologna preview

International Memorial Bettega at Bologna preview

Unforgettable Memorial Bettega The interest for the 18th International Memorial Bettega (Beta Utensili) increases. The best specialists of the International Rallies will compete in the Euro ­ The Sport Watch Arena in Bologna Friday 13th : free...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
Tommi Makinen excluded from Rally Australia
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Tommi Makinen excluded from Rally Australia

Subaru's Tommi Makinen was excluded from the Rally Australia by the FIA stewards when it was found that his Impreza was eight kilos underweight. The team will not appeal the decision. The four-time world rally champion finished fourth overall ...

Tue 20 Aug 2002
Subaru appoints Steve Farrell chief engineer
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Subaru appoints Steve Farrell chief engineer

Steve Farrell appointed Chief Engineer at 555 Subaru World Rally Team; Subaru WRC engineering functions set to benefit from F1 experience The 555 Subaru World Rally Team announced today that Steve Farrell has been appointed as Chief...

Mon 08 Jul 2002
Safari Rally: 555 Subaru preview
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Safari Rally: 555 Subaru preview

Safari Rally, 12-14 July 2002 The Event The Safari Rally of Kenya, the eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, kicks off on Thursday 11 July with an 8am ceremonial start in Nairobi. 49 cars are expected to cross the start ramp...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell turns attention to two wheel racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Blundell turns attention to two wheel racing

Blundell turns to two wheels for winter thrill. November 18th 2002.../Mark Blundell, former Formula 1 driver and current MG Sport & Racing driver and Ambassador, has taken on a new racing challenge this winter, competing in the Brands Hatch...

Mon 14 Jan 2002
Robbie Gordon reaches quarter finals in Race of Champions

Robbie Gordon reaches quarter finals in Race of Champions

GRAN CANARIA, Spain -- NASCAR Winston Cup driver Robby Gordon broke records and became the first American driver to reach the quarterfinals in the Race of Champions on Dec. 9. Shortly after winning his first career NASCAR Winston Cup victory, ...

Sun 17 Nov 2002
Rally of Great Britain: Citro?n final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: Citro?n final summary

Sébastien Loeb stopped at the sight of the finish As Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena were close to scoring points in their first Rally GB in a World Rally Car, they had to renounce 10 km from the finish of Margam (SS16). The traditional final...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Mitsubishi appoints Fornaris WRC Technical Director

Mitsubishi appoints Fornaris WRC Technical Director

Mitsubishi Motors appoints Mario Fornaris as new FIA WRC Technical Director. Amsterdam, December 10 -- Amsterdam - Mario Fornaris will join Mitsubishi Motors' Ralliart Europe team from January 1st, 2003, as head of global engineering. Coming...

Sat 05 Oct 2002
Rally New Zealand SS7 results
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Rally New Zealand SS7 results

SS7 (Manukau Super 1) results Pos Driver Nat Car Time Gap To 1st --- -------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------- ------- ------- 1. Petter Solberg N Subaru Impreza WRC 2002...

Mon 20 May 2002
Argentina: Final report
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Argentina: Final report

Sunday, 19th May 2002 Reigning World Rally Champion Richard Burns has scored his first victory for the Peugeot team on the sixth round of this year's series, the Rally Argentina. The Englishman and co-driver Robert Reid finished second on stage...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
Rally of Great Britain: David Higgins final summary
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Rally of Great Britain: David Higgins final summary

Powys based David Higgins battled valiantly against the cream of Word Rally Championship drivers this weekend, as he and co-driver Daniel Barritt made their debut in a Barretts of Kent Subaru Impreza World Rally Car on the Network Q Rally of Great...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
2002 World Rally schedule

2002 World Rally schedule

<pre> 2002 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Date Event M.com Names Jan. 17-20 70e Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo Monte Carlo Jan. 30-Feb. 3 Uddeholm...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Mitsubishi polishes motorsport diamonds

Mitsubishi polishes motorsport diamonds

New European Head of Motorsport appointed. Mitsubishi Motors is transforming its motorsport strategy by creating a German-based headquarters from which it will co-ordinate an integrated 'business of sport' approach to global competition,...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
World Rally and DTM to adopt new points system
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World Rally and DTM to adopt new points system

The new Formula One points system due to be introduced next year will be adopted by the World Rally Championship (WRC) and the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). Formerly ten points for a win, six for second, four for third and three, two, one...

Sat 02 Nov 2002
Rally Australia: Delecour, Grataloup medical update
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Rally Australia: Delecour, Grataloup medical update

The Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart crew of Francois Delecour and Daniel Grataloup suffered an accident on special stage 7 of the first leg of the 2002 Telstra Rally Australia. The organiser's medical helicopter and the intervention vehicle were ...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
Ford builds lighter, stronger, faster Focus

Ford builds lighter, stronger, faster Focus

BIRMINGHAM, England, 10 January 2002 - While the Ford Focus RS WRC rally car for 2002 looks much like the 2001 model, beneath that now familiar exterior, every aspect of the car's design and engineering has undergone minute scrutiny by the Ford ...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
ASCAR: Colin McRae to race in ASCAR at Rockingham

ASCAR: Colin McRae to race in ASCAR at Rockingham

McRae goes west: Former World Rally Champion Colin McRae to make his oval racing debut at Rockingham. Champion rally driver Colin McRae got his hands on a real bucking bronco of a car at the weekend as he took the wheel of a 500-horsepower Ford...

Sun 20 Jan 2002
2002 driver, manfacturer entry lists
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2002 driver, manfacturer entry lists

2002 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP An unprecedented seven offical manufacturers have entered the 2002 FIA World Rally Championship. Each will run a two-car team for the entire Championship plus a third car at most events. The number of ...

Mon 07 Jan 2002
World Junior Rally Championship 2002 schedule

World Junior Rally Championship 2002 schedule

<pre> World Junior Rally Championship 2002 Round Dates Event M.com Name 1 Jan 17 - 20 Monte Carlo Monte Carlo 2 Mar 22 - 24 Catalunya Catalunya 3 Jun 13 - 16 Acropolis ...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Acropolis: Leg two report
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Acropolis: Leg two report

Saturday, 15th June 2002 Ford driver Colin McRae holds the overnight lead on the seventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Acropolis Rally, which continued today. The Scot took over the top position when his young team-mate Markko...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
Subaru forms exlusive partnership with Pirelli for 2003
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Subaru forms exlusive partnership with Pirelli for 2003

Originally-From: 555 Subaru World Rally Team <stephen.webb@swrt.com> Subaru to benefit from Pirelli's change of focus. Subaru and Pirelli form exclusive WRC partnership for 2003. The 555 Subaru World Rally Team has confirmed today that...

Ford Rallye Sport returns to Michelin tyres
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Ford Rallye Sport returns to Michelin tyres

Ford Rallye Sport will change tyre partner for the 2003 FIA World Rally Championship season and run its Ford Focus RS World Rally Cars on Michelin rubber for the next three years. The Focus used the French company's tyres for two seasons...

Sun 14 Jul 2002
Safari Rally: Subaru final report
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Safari Rally: Subaru final report

Safari Rally of Kenya Final Result, 14 July 2002 Just 14 of Friday's 48 starters left Park Ferme today to attempt the three remaining stages of the 2002 Safari Rally. Today's final leg took the competitors over 262kms of punishing...