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Mon February 13, 2012

PROTON Rally Sweden Review WRC PROTON Rally Sweden Review PROTON Motorsports dominated the second round of the FIA Super 2000 World Rally Championship, with P-G Andersson taking a three-minute SWRC victory on Rally Sweden, which ended in Karlstad this afternoon. ...

Sun February 12, 2012

Hirvonen's first podium with Citroen Citroen Hirvonen's first podium with Citroen With clear gaps already established between the frontrunners, the third and final day of Rally Sweden saw no changes at the top of the overall standings. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen ended their second rally with the Citroën Total World Rally Team by securing second spot...

A rally full of valuable lessons Citroen A rally full of valuable lessons Rally Sweden, with its very specific road conditions, was the venue for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini’s first competitive outing in the Citroën DS3 WRC. The Qatar World Rally Team crew achieved their goal by reaching the finish without making any mistakes. It was...

Araujo's Mini safely home WRC Araujo's Mini safely home WRC Team MINI Portugal driver Armindo Araújo and his co-driver Miguel Ramalho successfully negotiated the treacherous slow and ice to complete their first outing in their MINI John Cooper Works WRC at Rally Sweden this weekend. After three days of tough competition and mixed f...

Latvala makes it 6 in a row for Ford Ford Latvala makes it 6 in a row for Ford Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won Rally Sweden today by 16.6sec after a tense finale to this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship.  Victory in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car was Ford’s sixth consecutive success at the only true ...

Sat February 11, 2012

Hirvonen keeps up the pressure Citroen Hirvonen keeps up the pressure After pushing hard every inch of the way, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen held on to second position in Rally Sweden. The Citroën Total World Rally Team crew now trail Jari-Matti Latvala by 23s ahead of the final day of racing. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena achieved their ...

Latvala eases further ahead Ford Latvala eases further ahead Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila stretched their lead in Rally Sweden after an intense battle during today’s second leg.  The Finns won four of the eight snow and ice-covered speed tests in their Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, extending their 1...

Fri February 10, 2012

Fiesta dominates top six in Sweden Ford Fiesta dominates top six in Sweden Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila led Rally Sweden after a demanding opening day’s competition on snow and ice-covered roads.  The Finns lead this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 16.8sec in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, wi...

Hirvonen battling for top spot Citroen Hirvonen battling for top spot Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen made a good start to Rally Sweden and after day one, disputed for the most part in Norway, are now wellplaced to fight for the win. The rally’s two-time winners lie second, 16.8s behind the leader. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena had a less s...

Sun February 5, 2012

Proton Rally Sweden Preview WRC Proton Rally Sweden Preview Winning the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship is about beating the best in 40-plus degrees Celsius on some of the hottest rallies the planet has to offer. This week, PROTON’s Satria-Neo S2000 faces the opposite end of the temperature range as it ventures north, way north, to Sc...

Fri February 3, 2012

Ford targets six of the best Ford Ford targets six of the best Ford World Rally Team’s Nordic drivers will aim to extend the squad’s winning grip at the Swedish Rally (9 - 12 February) next week.  The team has won the last five fixtures of the FIA World Rally Championship’s only true winter encounter and both Finland’s Jari-Matti Latvala and...

Al Attiyah's first start with Citroen Citroen Al Attiyah's first start with Citroen Winner of the 2011 Dakar Rally and P-WRC Champion in 2006, Nasser Al-Attiyah is set to take part in his first rally behind the wheel of a Citroën DS3 WRC in Sweden. Competing as part of the Qatar World Rally Team, his co-driver will be the Italian Giovanni Bernacchini. Meanwhil...

A rally best served chilled... Citroen A rally best served chilled... After the 2012 season kicked off in style at Rallye Monte-Carlo, the World Rally Championship moves on to Scandinavia for Rally Sweden, part of which will also be run in Norway. Following their convincing win in the Principality, the eight-time World Champions Sébastien Loeb a...

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