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Mon June 6, 2005

Loeb makes it 4 in a row Citroen Loeb makes it 4 in a row Following their win in Kemer twelve months ago, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena were again successful in Turkey this weekend to notch up their fourth WRC success in a row, a rare feat that has only been achieved by four other drivers in the history of the championship. The weeken...

Sun June 5, 2005

Janne brings the Fabia home Skoda Janne brings the Fabia home Janne Tuohino brought the Škoda Fabia WRC 05 to the finish of the Rally of Turkey in 13th position. His overall placing was compromised by breaking the car’s suspension on a rock during Friday’s opening leg and the eight minutes of additional penalty incurred under the SupeRally ...

Tuohino moves up on day two Skoda Tuohino moves up on day two Škoda Motorsport World Rally Team driver Janne Tuohino climbed eight places to lie 13th in the Fabia WRC 05 after the second leg of the Rally of Turkey. Today’s early stages were considerably drier than yesterday although rain showers hit the afternoon tests just before Janne was...

NEWS JUST IN

WRC TR - results @ 09:53 AM - Take Rally Sardinia top6, slot in Sainz in 4th and you have the Rally of Turkey results. Even the gap between 1st and 2nd is exactly identical. Unofficial provisional end results: 1 Loeb 4h21m48s 2 Solberg +59s6 3 Grönholm +1m15s3 4 Sainz +4m17s9 5 Märtin +5m57s2 6 Gardemeister +8m07s3 7 Kresta +8m48s3 8 Galli +9m38s9 9 Warmbold +11m26s7 10 Rovanperä +13m51s4

Sat June 4, 2005

Seb Leads - leg 2, Carlos fourth Citroen Seb Leads - leg 2, Carlos fourth Both Citroën crews enjoyed an incident-free run during the long second leg of the 2005 Rally of Turkey. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena continue to top the leaderboard and returned to the Kemer parc ferme this evening with a cushion of 1m 16s over Petter Solberg. Carlos Sainz and...

Fri June 3, 2005

Tough day for Skoda Skoda Tough day for Skoda Škoda Motorsport World Rally Team drivers Armin Schwarz and Janne Tuohino were both forced to withdraw from the Rally of Turkey today after breaking the suspension on the Fabia WRC 05. The incidents occurred on a particularly rough section of the Myra stage with Armin retiring on...

Wed June 1, 2005

Peugeot Interview: Jean-Pierre Nicolas

Test & Development aid Lancer Progress Mitsubishi Test & Development aid Lancer Progress The Mitsubishi Motors WRC team will make the short hop across the Mediterranean as the FIA World Rally Championship contenders move from Cyprus to Turkey for the seventh round of the series and the second of three consecutive hot and rough gravel rallies. After a promising perfor...

Mon May 30, 2005

Interview: François-Xavier Demaison Peugeot Interview: François-Xavier Demaison As the WRC travels from Cyprus to Greece via Turkey, the sport's 2005 tour of the Mediterranean's hotspots is in full swing. Marcus Grönholm's rally engineer Francois-Xavier Demaison explains how Peugeot Sport combats the effects of the searing heat invariably encountere...

Sun May 29, 2005

Interview: Fréquelin, Loeb and Sainz Citroen Interview: Fréquelin, Loeb and Sainz Questions to Guy Fréquelin You have been led to change one of your crews. Doesn't this difficult decision imply a certain amount of risk? "We have been through a period which gave us significant cause for concern, the origin of which being that my instructions ...

Pug Mediterranean tour continues Peugeot Pug Mediterranean tour continues After stopovers in Sardinia and Cyprus, and before the current Mediterranean tour concludes in Greece, Turkey will host the seventh of the sixteen-round 2005 World Rally Championship. Peugeot has finished both Rally Turkeys to be organised as WRC qualifiers to date with a car on ...

Petter can win in Turkey Subaru Petter can win in Turkey This week the Subaru World Rally Team will return to the Mediterranean for the start of the seventh round of the 16-event 2005 FIA World Rally Championship, the Rally of Turkey. Beginning on Friday 3 June, the event will be the second of a trio of rough, gravel rallies held throu...

Sebastien and Carlos in Turkey Citroen Sebastien and Carlos in Turkey Citroen has gone back to the future for the Turkish round of the world rally Championship that starts in Antalya on 2 June with the Citroen's team made up of last year's Rally of Turkey winner, Sébastien Loeb, and the return to the team of rally's inaugural victor, Carlo...

Ford geared up for more tough stuff Ford Ford geared up for more tough stuff After claiming a record-breaking 50th consecutive points finish in the FIA World Rally Championship on the toughest round of the season in Cyprus earlier this month, Ford aims to start its second half century on an event only marginally less arduous. The Rally of Turkey (2 - 5 J...

Fri May 27, 2005

Skoda looks for progress in Turkey Skoda Skoda looks for progress in Turkey The Škoda Motorsport World Rally Team travels north from Cyprus for the seventh round of the World Rally Championship, the Rally of Turkey (June 2-5) where the Fabia WRC 05 will again be driven by Armin Schwarz/Klaus Wicha and Janne Tuohino/Mikko Markkula....

Tue May 17, 2005

Holy Sainz - He's Back Citroen Holy Sainz - He's Back Carlos Sainz, the most successful rally driver of all time, has put his retirement on hold to get back behind the wheel of the Citroen Xsara WRC in the next round of the World Rally Championship, the Rally of Turkey on 3 to 5 June 2005. The change in plan, which will also s...

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