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Mon March 6, 2006

Silver jubilee Citroen WRC Silver jubilee Citroen Sébastien Loeb's victory in Mexico is another one for the history books. It is the silver jubilee 25th vistory of a Citroen Xsara T4 at WRC level (the 2WD Xsara Kit Car adds 2 victories to this record). This makes the Xsara the 2nd most successful model in WRC history behind t...

Sun March 5, 2006

Kronos Citroen and Loeb - WRC leaders Citroen Kronos Citroen and Loeb - WRC leaders Reigning world champions, Citroën and Sébastien Loeb, have taken the lead in the World Rally Championship following a thrilling fight to the finish between Loeb and Subaru's Petter Solberg in the Rally of Mexico at the weekend (3-5 March 2006)....


WRC Loeb takes points from Solberg @ 06:12 PM - Rally of Mexico, final unofficial classification ... 1 LOEB 3:47:08.8 ... 2 SOLBERG +48.9 ... 3 STOHL +04:39.1 ... 4 SORDO +05:27.7 ... 5 SOLBERG +12:35.4 ... 6 MCHALE +16:02.3 ... 7 ATKINSON +20:39.5 ... 8 GRÖNHOLM +21:44.2 ... 9 BALDACCI +28:23.8 ... 10 PEREZ COMPANC +28:54.5

Sat March 4, 2006

Loeb takes the lead - leg 2 Citroen Loeb takes the lead - leg 2 As expected, the fight was tough during the second loop of stages. After Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena won the stage of ‘El Zauco’ in the morning, they were fastest again this afternoon but only 0,3 s in front of Petter Solberg who still kept a tiny lead of 1,7 s overall. ...


WRC Retirements round up ... @ 06:49 PM - The eighth stage was a disaster for Ford, with Mikko Hirvonen and Matthew Wilson both crashing out to end their participation in leg two. The stage saw Sebastien Loeb set a cracking time to overhaul Petter Solberg, but Petter resored a narrow lead after winning SS9.

WRC Petter grabs back lead @ 06:37 PM - Overall classification after SS9 (Duarte 1) ... 1 SOLBERG 2:02:32.8 ... 2 LOEB +03.5 ... 3 STOHL +02:23.8 ... 4 SORDO +02:54.8 ... 5 H SOLBERG +07:08.0 6 MACHALE +08:01.7 ... 7 ARAI +10:29.0 ... 8 AL-ATTIYAH +12:28.1 ... 9 LIGATO +12:30.0 ... 10 BALDACCI +16:26.7

Fri March 3, 2006

Petter holds narrow lead on leg 1 Subaru Petter holds narrow lead on leg 1 Petter Solberg started his campaign to win a second consecutive Rally Mexico in style as he led Leg one from start to finish. The Norwegian’s Subaru Impreza WRC2006 ran faultlessly all day and powered him to the fastest time on four of the day’s seven stages. Petter will start to...

Peugeot Triumphant shakedown for Peugeot


WRC Grönholm crashed on SS4 @ 09:03 PM - Overall Solberg stays in the lead with Hirvonen 2nd and Loeb now 3rd

Wed March 1, 2006

Peugeot Corona Rally Mexico Preview Peugeot Peugeot Corona Rally Mexico Preview The third run of the FIA World Rally Championship, the “Corona Rally Mexico”, represents this season’s gravel premiere for the OMV Peugeot Norway World Rally Team. Following tarmac in Monte Carlo and snow in Sweden, this run poses a new challenge for Austrians Manfred Stohl/Ilka ...

Tue February 28, 2006

Petter hoping for repeat of success Subaru Petter hoping for repeat of success The Subaru World Rally Team will enter two cars in Rally Mexico driven by Petter Solberg (co-driven by Phil Mills) and Chris Atkinson (co-driven by Glenn Macneall). Petter won Rally Mexico in 2005 by a margin of 34.5 seconds, having led the event from start to finish. The Norw...

Fri February 24, 2006

Citroen Kronos Racing team interviews

Dani Sordo: the challenge continues Citroen Dani Sordo: the challenge continues After he perfectly handled the first two difficult rounds in Monaco and Sweden, the Junior World Champion discovers Mexico and the joy of driving a World Rally Car on gravel… Straight after the finish of the Swedish Rally, you were already thinking of the Mexican event and se...

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