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Mon November 28, 2011

Safari final quotes & results General Safari final quotes & results It's the first Porsche win after many, many tries in the Safari's 58 years history. Here some of the final positions with the according quotes by the crews....

Safari day9 - First Porsche Safari win! General Safari day9 - First Porsche Safari win! On the last day of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic rally the priority of all crews was to drive their cars over the finishers’ ramp at Mombasa, come hell or high water. And there have been plenty of both on this incredible adventure of a rally. Out of the forty-six ...

Sun November 27, 2011

Safari day9 preview, the finish General Safari day9 preview, the finish Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day8 quotes & results General Safari day8 quotes & results Here the results of the main crews with the according quotes. The quotes of the top3 are already found in the previous day8 report....

Latvala vainqueur du Var Ford Latvala vainqueur du Var Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila claimed their first victory on asphalt today when they won Rallye du Var in France in a Fiesta RS World Rally Car.  Team-mates Ott Tänak and Kuldar Sikk made it a double celebration by displaying excellent pa...

Safari day8 - Waldegaard back in lead General Safari day8 - Waldegaard back in lead The Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic rally has seen yet another change of leader on its penultimate day. With true Swedish determination Bjorn and Mathias Waldegård seized back their lead on the first section in their Porsche 911, setting fastest time and gaining more th...

Sat November 26, 2011

Safari day8 preview, Nairobi General Safari day8 preview, Nairobi Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day7 quotes & results General Safari day7 quotes & results Here the results of the main crews with the according quotes. The quotes of the top4 are already found in the previous day7 report....

Safari day7 - Here comes the rain again General Safari day7 - Here comes the rain again Geoff Bell and Tim Challen have kept hold of the lead of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally by a mere seven seconds on the seventh day of this exciting marathon event. Having lost their lead yesterday, Bjorn and Mathias Waldegård were hoping to close the six and ...

Fri November 25, 2011

Safari day7 preview, Rift Valley General Safari day7 preview, Rift Valley Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day6 quotes & results General Safari day6 quotes & results Here the complete results and some more quotes after day6. All crews reached the finish now, so now we can serve the full results after the earlier report....

Safari day6 - The tables turn again! General Safari day6 - The tables turn again! Fortunes turned yet again on the sixth day of the Kenya Airways East African Safari, proving just how unpredictable this unique event can be. Despite having a forty minute lead at the start of the day, the rally leaders Bjorn and Mathias Waldegård moved down to second place overa...

Thu November 24, 2011

IRC Calendar 2012 revealed IRC IRC Calendar 2012 revealed The calendar for the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season has been published. It will feature 13 rounds and will include four new events: the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally, Rally San Marino, Sibiu Rally Romania and Rally Sliven in Bulgaria....

Safari day5 - A day of General Safari day5 - A day of "Rest" The Amboseli National Park is renowned for its lions but this morning is was the roar of another beast that broke the morning’s tranquillity. At eight ‘o’ clock the rally cars of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic were taken out of parc fermé to go into service. The fi...

Safari day5+6 preview,after the rest day General Safari day5+6 preview,after the rest day Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day4 quotes & results update General Safari day4 quotes & results update Admittedly a little delayed after an eventful day, sorry. But here the final results of day4 and a selection of driver quotes. This marks the mid point of the event, as tomorrow is the rest day, followed by 4 more competitive days starting from Friday. ...

Wed November 23, 2011

Safari day4 - A Porsche-Datsun sandwich General Safari day4 - A Porsche-Datsun sandwich A Datsun has broken the Porsche 911 stronghold that was leading the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally. Unfortunately the Porsche 911 of Grégoire de Mévius and Alain Guehennec hit problems 60 km into the first section of the day. The crew, who led the rally on day tw...

Ogier signs for Volkswagen WRC Ogier signs for Volkswagen Sébastien Ogier has been signed as the first official Volkswagen driver for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The 27-year-old Frenchman and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia (31) are joining the Volkswagen Motorsport squad effective immediately. Ogier, who finished the 2011 WR...

Tue November 22, 2011

Safari day4 preview, back to Kenya General Safari day4 preview, back to Kenya Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day3 - Battle of the Porsches General Safari day3 - Battle of the Porsches The two leading Porsches of Bjorn Waldegård and Grégoire de Mévius have been swapping positions throughout the third day of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally. The first 154 km long competitive section took some casualties, including current Kenyan Rally Champion...

Mon November 21, 2011

Safari day2 quotes & results update General Safari day2 quotes & results update Please note, that you find first top10 results and some early quotes in the day article with the proper story headline. However, this is an end of day update, as will happen on more occasions on this type of rally. The day2 top10 are meanwhile confirmed as found in the previous r...

Safari day3 preview, more Tanzania General Safari day3 preview, more Tanzania Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

Safari day2 - More mud, water, adventure General Safari day2 - More mud, water, adventure The vocabulary used by the competitors of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally was nothing but creative as they emerged from the first section of the second day of this epic event. Near the end of the 112 km section, which ran along the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro,...

Mikkelsen to stay with Skoda UK Motorsport Skoda Mikkelsen to stay with Skoda UK Motorsport The newly-crowned Intercontinental Rally Challenge drivers’ champion Andreas Mikkelsen will return to defend his title in 2012 in the same factory-prepared ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 that he and co-driver Ola Fløene won the series in this year....

Safari day2 preview, Tanzania General Safari day2 preview, Tanzania Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Article” as essentially this is based on route descriptions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very g...

NEWS JUST IN

IRC Remember Eurosport IRC season review @ 03:46 PM - The Intercontinental Rally Challenge season review will be shown on Tuesday 22 November. The hour-long programme starts at 23:45hrs CET and will contain all the action from the thrilling 2011 IRC season, which concluded with a five-way title showdown on the Cyprus Rally earlier this month.

Sun November 20, 2011

Safari day1 - Variety is spice of life General Safari day1 - Variety is spice of life They say variety is the spice of life and this was definitely the case for the first competitive day of the Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally. There was a large range of conditions with the leader board chopping and changing throughout the day. ...

Safari day1 preview, Taita Hills General Safari day1 preview, Taita Hills Alongside the daily competition reports, we will provide you daily route previews of this huge, diverse adventure. The article author is displayed as “General Artcile” as essentially this is a based on route descritpions by John Davenport and event organisers, to whom we are very...

Kruuda reveals 2012 IRC plans IRC Kruuda reveals 2012 IRC plans Karl Kruuda is planning to tackle a programme of Intercontinental Rally Challenge events in 2012 with the GEKO Ypres Rally and Cyprus Rally included on his draft schedule....

Arai keen on future WTCC appearances General Arai keen on future WTCC appearances Toshi Arai would not rule out taking part in more World Touring Car Championship events in the future following his debut in the series at Suzuka in his native Japan last month....

Sat November 19, 2011

EA Safari: Final Countdown General EA Safari: Final Countdown This year celebrates the tenth anniversary of the first East African Safari Classic rally and it looks set to be a classic event in every sense of the word. This was reflected in the turnout and warm reception at the ceremonial start under the tusks in Moi Avenue, Mombasa this af...

Already getting there is an adventure General Already getting there is an adventure Safari fever was definitely in the air as the first road books for the Kenya Airways East African Safari Rally were handed out this afternoon. The crews now have a chance to peruse the official route for Day 1 (Sunday) and, although the individual competitive spirit is high, so t...

Age no barrier for IRC’s Fast Freddy Skoda Age no barrier for IRC’s Fast Freddy Multiple Intercontinental Rally Challenge event winner Freddy Loix insists turning 41 won’t slow him down. Loix celebrated his 41st birthday in his native Belgium last week. Although he has yet to finalise his programme for 2012 he says he has no intention of easing off the th...

3 times ERChamp Rossetti in Turkey Fiat 3 times ERChamp Rossetti in Turkey Two weeks after conquering the third European title, Luca Rossetti, works Abarth driver, codriven  by Matteo Chiarcossi, on an Abarth Grande Punto S2000 of the Pegasus Racing team, will take part as a "special guest star" in the 38 ° Hitit Rally, last round of the Turkish Champio...

Fri November 18, 2011

Cetinkaya set for more rally action IRC Cetinkaya set for more rally action Burcu Cetinkaya completed her second appearance in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge this season with a top-20 finish at the wheel of a SKODA Fabia S2000. But the IRC’s leading female driver isn’t about to put her feet up for the winter....

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