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Sat June 12, 2010

5.2 million watch Sardinia IRC coverage IRC 5.2 million watch Sardinia IRC coverage A global reach of 5.2 million different viewers* watched Eurosport's coverage of a thrilling Rally d'Italia-Sardegna, round five of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, last weekend (5-6 June)....

Wed June 9, 2010

Sardegna Three 207 in top Five Peugeot Sardegna Three 207 in top Five The opening day of the 2010 Rally d'Italia Sardegna was dominated by 207 Super 2000 drivers Kris Meeke and Paolo Andreucci. The following day saw the Briton crash out, however, while the Italian had to settle for second place after being caught and passed by Finland's Hän...

Mon June 7, 2010

Skoda take IRC hat-trick in Sardinia Skoda Skoda take IRC hat-trick in Sardinia The winners of the fifth Intercontinental Rally Challenge this season are Juho Hänninen and Mikko Markkula of Škoda Motorsport, their team colleagues Jan Kopecký and Petr Starý came third. Fighting for every second, the whole field of drivers at the Sardinia Rally indeed gave the...

Sun June 6, 2010

Hanninen wins Sardinia after final day drama IRC Hanninen wins Sardinia after final day drama Juho Hanninen has strengthened his grip on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge drivers' title with his second victory of the season on Rally d'Italia-Sardegna today (Sunday). Driving a factory Skoda Motorsport-run Fabia, the Finn took a slender lead on the rally's ni...

Sat June 5, 2010

Italian hero Andruecci leads Sardinia Peugeot Italian hero Andruecci leads Sardinia Paolo Andreucci will head a Peugeot one-two into the final day of Rally d'Italia-Sardegna tomorrow (Sunday) following a drama-filled opening leg of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge qualifier on the sun-baked Mediterranean island, when several drivers, including Sebastien ...

Wittmann rolls out of Rally Sardinia Peugeot Wittmann rolls out of Rally Sardinia Franz Wittmann and Klaus Wicha seem to be pursued by bad luck. For two special stages the Interwetten Racing duo proved that one has to reckon with them on gravel. Then, at halftime of the fifth special stage (Gonnosnò, 14,53 kilometres), a right-left-combination became their und...

Wilks recovering after Sardinia crash Skoda Wilks recovering after Sardinia crash Guy Wilks is expected to make a full recovery after fracturing two vertebrae in an accident on the opening stage of the Rally d'Italia-Sardegna, Round 5 of theIntercontinental Rally Challenge....

Fri June 4, 2010

Q&A with Juho Hanninen Skoda Q&A with Juho Hanninen Škoda Motorsport’s Juho Hänninen leads the Intercontinental Rally Challenge drivers’ standings after four rounds and says he plans to increase his seven-point margin on the tough gravel tracks on Rally d’Italia-Sardegna....

Wittmann finds his feet on shakedown Peugeot Wittmann finds his feet on shakedown On Friday morning Franz Wittmann und Klaus Wicha completed the first kilometres on gravel in the IRC series with the Peugeot 207 S2000. The Interwetten Racing-duo did five turns on the approximately two kilometres long shakedown on Monte Pinu....

Ogier tips Mikkelsen for Sardinia success IRC Ogier tips Mikkelsen for Sardinia success Sébastien Ogier has tipped Andreas Mikkelsen as an outsider for victory on Rally d’Italia-Sardegna....

Eurosport confirm live TV stage schedule IRC Eurosport confirm live TV stage schedule Eurosport, Europe’s largest television sports channel, will show four stages live from Rally d’Italia-Sardegna, two on Saturday and two on Sunday. It will also show a rally highlights show. Highlights will also be available at www.rally-irc.com....

Hanninen expecting a fight on Sardinia Skoda Hanninen expecting a fight on Sardinia Intercontinental Rally Challenge leader Juho Hanninen believes he has the pace to win Rally d'Italia-Sardegna this week but insists he won't be taking anything for granted, and not just because of the extra opposition he will face on the island-based event....

Ogier to boost Peugeot's makes title bid Peugeot Ogier to boost Peugeot's makes title bid Peugeot Sport director Olivier Quesnel hopes the addition of Sebastien Ogier to its ranks on Rally d'Italia-Sardegna this week will help to revitalise the French make's bid for a fourth Intercontinental Rally Challenge manufacturers' title....

Wed June 2, 2010

Wittmann looks forward to 2010 gravel debut Peugeot Wittmann looks forward to 2010 gravel debut Franz Wittmann and Klaus Wicha can hardly wait. For the first time this season they will be able to show their forte on gravel. And it is a premiere to boot: the Interwetten Racing-duo has never yet completed a pure gravel rally in the Peugeot S2000. Following the very ambitious ...

Wilks aims to score for Skoda UK on Sardinia Skoda Wilks aims to score for Skoda UK on Sardinia Having finished the last three rounds of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge on the podium, Guy Wilks is hoping to continue his excellent run of success when he contests Round 5 of the series, Rally d'Italia-Sardegna (4-6 June), in his Škoda UK Motorsport Fabia S2000....

Peugeot targets Sardegna win Peugeot Peugeot targets Sardegna win The fifth round of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the Rally d'Italia Sardegna, sees the series return to loose surface action this weekend. Having been a qualifying rally for the WRC in recent years, this time sees the Mediterranean island event figure on the c...

Tue June 1, 2010

Andreucci prepared for tough battle Peugeot Andreucci prepared for tough battle Paolo Andreucci fears that his knowledge of the stages won't be enough to stave off the threat posed by the Intercontinental Rally Challenge regulars on Rally d'Italia-Sardegna next week....

Rally d'Italia Sardegna - preview IRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna - preview The Intercontinental Rally Challenge makes its first visit to Sardinia next week for round five of the 12-event series. After switching to asphalt for Rally Islas Canarias in late April, crews return to gravel for the island-based contest, which previously ran as part of the Worl...

Thu May 27, 2010

Pugh ready for Sardinia after China win Skoda Pugh ready for Sardinia after China win Phil Pugh took a break from his co-driving duties alongside Guy Wilks in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge to win the latest round of the Chinese championship, which he said was the perfect preparation for Rally d'Italia-Sardegna next week....

Wed May 26, 2010

Sardinia test to boost Magalhaes Peugeot Sardinia test to boost Magalhaes Bruno Magalhães’ bid for a strong result on Rally d’Italia-Sardegna will be boosted by a pre-event test on the island next Tuesday. The Peugeot Sport Portugal ace has scored points on all four rounds of this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge and will be aiming to extend...

Tue May 25, 2010

Al-Attiyah unsure on Sardinia IRC Al-Attiyah unsure on Sardinia Nasser Al-Attiyah remains committed to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, even though he is currently unsure whether or not he will be able to enter Rally d’Italia-Sardegna from 4-6 June....

Fri May 21, 2010

Ogier & Andreucci confirmed for Sardinia Peugeot Ogier & Andreucci confirmed for Sardinia Sebastien Ogier will make his return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge when he contests Rally d'Italia-Sardegna next month. Ogier, who was victorious on his IRC debut on Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo last season, will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 on the demanding ...

Sun May 16, 2010

Andersson to make IRC debut on Sardinia Mitsubishi Andersson to make IRC debut on Sardinia Former double Junior world champion P-G Andersson will make his Intercontinental Rally Challenge debut on Rally d'Italia-Sardegna next month....

IRC regulars excited by Sardinia tv coverage IRC IRC regulars excited by Sardinia tv coverage Competitors from the Intercontinental Rally Challenge have revealed their delight at the news that Eurosport will show four stages of Rally d'Italia-Sardegna live....

Wed May 12, 2010

Eurosport confirm 4 live stages for Sardinia IRC Eurosport confirm 4 live stages for Sardinia The fifth round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Rally d’Italia-Sardegna, will receive extensive live television coverage when it runs on the Mediterranean island from 4-6 June. IRC promoter Eurosport Events will produce four stages of the gravel event live, includi...

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