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Sun May 9, 2010

Loeb finishes NZ in third Citroen Loeb finishes NZ in third Whaanga Coast is the mythic stage in Rally New Zealand as it has always been the theatre of multiple upsets. It lived up to its reputation in the 2010 event and the outcome of the rally was not decided until a few hundred metres from the finish. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena ...

Ogier just 2.4s from victory Citroen Ogier just 2.4s from victory Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia led into the closing day of the Rally New Zealand, having set six fastest times and eventually equalled their best FIA World Rally Championship result of second overall. The Citroën Junior Team crew missed out on victory by just 2.4 seconds....

Skoda Sandell finishes 4th in NZ sWRC

Ford Ketomaa pips Pons in NZ sWRC fight

Ford Ford set new win record after NZ victory

Ford Stobart record double points finish

Ford Latvala wins NZ after dramatic finale

Sat May 8, 2010

Loeb fights back on leg two Citroen Loeb fights back on leg two Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena started the morning 1m 20s behind the leader and gave one of their most amazing performances ever in the second leg of Rally New Zealand. The Citroën Total World Rally Team crew set almost all the fastest times, and this evening they are lying se...

Ogier leads after leg 2 in New Zealand Citroen Ogier leads after leg 2 in New Zealand Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia had already experienced leading the Rally New Zealand during the first leg, but they spent the whole of the second day at the front of the overall classification. They will start the final day 5.3 seconds ahead of Sébastien Loeb and Daniel E...

Steady performance for Stobart on leg 2 Ford Steady performance for Stobart on leg 2 Stobart M-Sport Ford’s Matthew Wilson/Scott Martin continued to make steady progress in their Ford Focus RS WRC during the second day of Rally New Zealand. Henning Solberg/Ilka Minor struggled during the morning’s 77.81km tests but steadily improved after the midday service, runn...

Latvala on course for a podium finish Ford Latvala on course for a podium finish BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila go into tomorrow's final leg of Rally New Zealand with their sights fixed on a podium finish. The Finns lie third in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car after today's demanding second leg, which...

Sandell moves up in New Zealand Skoda Sandell moves up in New Zealand Red Bull driver Patrik Sandell has enjoyed a strong second day in New Zealand, moving up the leaderboard with a string of second-fastest times to claim fourth place in the Super 2000 World Rally Championship overnight....

Fri May 7, 2010

Solid start for Sandell in New Zealand Skoda Solid start for Sandell in New Zealand Patrik Sandell, driving a Red Bull-backed Skoda Fabia S2000, has ended the opening day of the Rally New Zealand in fifth position of the Super 2000 runners....

Strong start for Wilson in New Zealand Ford Strong start for Wilson in New Zealand Stobart M-Sport Ford’s Matthew Wilson/Scott Martin got off to a flying start for the 40th edition of Rally New Zealand recording the second fastest stage time in the morning’s opening loop. Team-mates Henning Solberg/Ilka Minor made steady progress in their Ford Focus RS WRC, fin...

Latvala well positioned after NZ opener Ford Latvala well positioned after NZ opener After an enthralling day's action in which four different drivers topped the leaderboard, BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team's Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila ended the opening leg of Rally New Zealand in second place. The Finns are just 1.4sec from the lead in the...

Ogier battles at the front on day one Citroen Ogier battles at the front on day one At the end of the first day of Rally New Zealand, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia occupy third place overall after notching up four fastest stage times. The Citroën Junior Team crew is just 3.9 seconds behind the leader at the end of 159 competitive kilometres The opening...

Mixed day one for Citroen in NZ Citroen Mixed day one for Citroen in NZ With five leadership changes, the first day of Rally New Zealand has been a very exciting one. Dani Sordo and Marc Marti, who led after the first loop, are lying fourth this evening just a few seconds behind the leaders. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, who lost over a minute f...

Wed May 5, 2010

Sandell aims for top of the podium in NZ Skoda Sandell aims for top of the podium in NZ Patrik Sandell, one of Red Bull's athletes on the World Rally Championship, is hoping to come out on top of the Super 2000 classification as the series heads to the bottom of the world in New Zealand....

Ogier looks to benefit from extra run in NZ Citroen Ogier looks to benefit from extra run in NZ This year’s World Rally Championship programme for Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia was originally scheduled for 12 events, but now it has been extended to take in New Zealand as well. The French crew is driving a C4 WRC run by the Citroen Junior Team, and just like last ye...

Loeb & Citroen out to defend lead in NZ Citroen Loeb & Citroen out to defend lead in NZ After Europe, America and Asia the WRC is bound for Australasia for Rally New Zealand. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, victorious in the last three 2010 rallies, are heading for the Antipodes determined to continue in the same vein. Dani Sordo and Marc Marti, their team-mates ...

Fiesta crews look to add to sWRC success Ford Fiesta crews look to add to sWRC success The 40th edition of Rally New Zealand will see four Ford Fiesta Super 2000s make their way to the southern hemisphere for the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Xevi Pons has already won Super World Rally Championship (SWRC) rounds in both Sweden and Mexico e...

Stobart Ford aim for top 5 finishes Ford Stobart Ford aim for top 5 finishes The Stobart M-Sport Ford Rally Team will travel to New Zealand next week for the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). After an unexpectedly tough rally in Turkey last month the Cumbrian-based squads will be aiming for top five finishes in the 40th edition of Ral...

Ford's Finns excited by fast NZ gravel Ford Ford's Finns excited by fast NZ gravel BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team will tackle the longest round of the FIA World Rally Championship for almost six years when it makes the arduous journey from Britain to New Zealand next week. Organisers of Rally New Zealand (6 - 9 May) have fully embraced new-for-2010 rules t...

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