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Wed May 26, 2004

Peugeot Peugeot disqualified from Cyprus

Sun May 16, 2004

Citroen Create A Good Result Citroen Citroen Create A Good Result With Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena finishing 2nd and Carlos Sainz/Marc Marti 4th, the Xsara WRCs put in a superb overall performance in Cyprus where the conditions were as challenging as ever. The result sees Sébastien hold on to 2nd place in the Drivers' championship, while Car...

Ford retains championship lead in Cyprus Ford Ford retains championship lead in Cyprus Ford retained the lead of the FIA World Rally Championship after Markko Märtin and Michael Park finished third on the gruelling Cyprus Rally today. It was the fourth podium finish in five rounds for the Ford BP Rallye Sport duo and their Focus RS World Rally Car and the team lea...

Solberg Finishes with 6 Stage Wins Subaru Solberg Finishes with 6 Stage Wins Both Subaru World Rally Team drivers finished in points-winning positions in the final Leg of the Cyprus Rally. Petter continued to recover places lost due to a radiator problem on Leg one and, although unable to battle for the lead, claimed his sixth stage win of the event and m...

Marcus Takes 307's First Win Peugeot Marcus Takes 307's First Win Peugeot driver Marcus Gronholm has won the Cyprus Rally, round five of the World Rally Championship, sealing the first-ever victory for the all-new 307 WRC. His team mate Harri Rovanpera finished fifth. Marcus now leads the World Championship after a stunningly consistent drive t...

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Makes title battle @ 06:01 AM - provisional, unofficial standings after Cyprus: 1st Ford 53points // 2nd Citroen 51 // 3rd Peugeot 47 // 4th Subaru 36 // 5th Mitsubishi 5 //

WRC Drivers title battle @ 06:01 AM - provisional, unofficial standings after Cyprus: 1st Grönholm 34points // 2nd Loeb 33 // 3rd Märtin 32 // 4th Solberg 26 // 5th Sainz 18 // 6th Duval 14 // 7th Rovanperä 8 // 8th Hirvonen 8 // 9th Tuohino 6 // 10th Loix 4

WRC CY end - 1st win for 307 off roader @ 05:59 AM - Surprisingly low retirement rate. Grönholm wins, proving on this rally that everybody around him was either going even slower or had even more problems. Unofficial, provisional final positions: 1. Grönholm 4:58:44.5 2. Loeb +54.0 3. Märtin +1:09.1 4. Sainz +3:18.0 5. Rovanperä +7:09.0 6. Solberg +10:23.1 7. Hirvonen +10:34.9 8. Tuohino +14:10.7 9. Ginley +27:37.8 10. Campos +39:56.2

Sat May 15, 2004

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Loeb sticks close to Marcus @ 12:58 AM - The positions in the Rally of Cyprus at the end of leg two (after SS12) ... 1. GRÖNHOLM 3:33:02.0 ... 2. LOEB +22.9 ... 3. MÄRTIN +33.6 ... 4. SAINZ +1:20.3 ... 5. ROVANPERÄ +2:06.0 ... 6. HIRVONEN +4:44.9 ... 7. TUOHINO +8:37.8 ... 8. P SOLBERG +9:30.5 ... 9. H SOLBERG +10:26.3 ... 10. GINLEY +18:52.5

WRC Peugeot's grip weakens @ 06:58 AM - The cars are back in service after the second leg's first loop of stages ... positions after SS9 (Galatareia - Pentali) ... 1. GRÖNHOLM 2:44:51.3 ... 2. LOEB +21.3 ... 3. MÄRTIN +28.4 ... 4. SAINZ +1:06.6 ... 5. ROVANPERÄ +1:13.3 ... 6. HIRVONEN +4:08.1 ... 7. TUOHINO +7:17.2 ... 8. PANIZZI +8:23.2 ... 9. H SOLBERG +8:57.7 ... 10. P SOLBERG +9:30.1

Fri May 14, 2004

Peugeot's Finns dominate leg 1 Peugeot Peugeot's Finns dominate leg 1 Marcus Gronholm and Harri Rovanpera have ended leg one of the Cyprus Rally in 1st and 2nd positions. Both Finns enjoyed a clean yet spectacular run through the hot and demanding stages, finishing the first day just 10 seconds apart. The conditions today were typical of Cyprus, wi...

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WRC CYP Leg 1 - Marcus, Harri, Seb @ 11:24 AM - The top of the field has tightened as leg 1 has closed. Unofficial positions after Leg 1: 1. Grönholm 2. Rovanperä +10.7 3. Loeb +20.1 4. Märtin +21.0 5. Sainz +26.7 6. Hirvonen +2:39.1 7. Tuohino +4:19.8 8. Panizzi +4:22.3 9. P. Solberg +5:39.6 10. Warmbold +8:01.6

WRC CYP SS4 - Solberg Loses Lead @ 09:00 AM - Petter Solberg lost around 4 minutes with a severe overheating problem. Unofficial positions after SS4: 1. Grönholm 2. Rovanperä +30.7 3. Sainz +31.3 4. Märtin +42.0 5. Loeb +50.7 6. Hirvonen +2:21.6 7. Tuohino +3:17.1 8. P. Solberg +4:06.6 9. Panizzi +4:07.5 10. H. Solberg +4:49.3

WRC CYP SS3 - Solberg Leads Marcus @ 06:38 AM - Petter Solberg won SS1 and SS2. Citroen's Sebastien Loeb SS3. Unofficial positions after SS3: 1. Solberg 58:52.9 =2. Grönholm +5.0 =2. Rovanperä +15.8 4. Sainz +32.7 5. Märtin +40.7 6. Loeb +41.0 7. Hirvonen +1:30.2 8. Tuohino +1:54.2 9. Panizzi +2:34.8 10. H. Solberg +2:51.6

Wed May 12, 2004

Interview: Citroen's Seb & Carlos Citroen Interview: Citroen's Seb & Carlos Questions posed to the Citroen team ahead of Cyprus 04....

Gravel Form is Good, History is Good Subaru Gravel Form is Good, History is Good Three weeks after Subaru claimed it's 40th WRC victory by winning Rally New Zealand, the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship moves to the Mediterranean for round five of the 16-event series, the Cyprus Rally. Beginning on Thursday 13 May with a ceremonial start in the host town ...

Tue May 11, 2004

Twisting the Weekend Away Citroen Twisting the Weekend Away This weekend (13-16 May 2004) the World Rally Championship moves to the Mediterranean for the Rally of Cyprus, a event renown for its tough test of man and machine alike and the Citroen team of Sébastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz will be hoping to exploit the Citroen Xsara's repu...

Rough Challenge for Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi Rough Challenge for Mitsubishi Motors Round five of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship takes the Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports WRC team to the island of Cyprus for the fourth of eight consecutive loose surface events. Here, the all-French crew of Gilles and Herve Panizzi will be joined by Finnish team-mates Krist...

Wed May 5, 2004

Peugeot Nandon: „Designing a challenge“

Interviews on Peugeot engines Peugeot Interviews on Peugeot engines As Peugeot Sport's official engine tuner, Jean-Pierre Fleur – otherwise known as 'Pipo' – is the man in charge of the 307 WRC's power-plants. We talked with him prior to the demanding challenge of the Cypriot inferno… What are the main features of a World Rally ...

Tue April 27, 2004

WRC Cyprus starting order

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