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Thu March 8, 2007

Sordo tops Mexico shakedown WRC Sordo tops Mexico shakedown Daniel Sordo has topped the shakedown times at Rally Mexico ahead of Citroen teammate Sebastien Loeb. The two new Subaru Imprezas also put in a strong performance to come 3rd and 4th. Times thanks to http://www.autosport.cz...

Sun February 18, 2007

Podium for Henning on home run Ford Podium for Henning on home run It’s been a dream finish to the inaugural Rally Norway for the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team. Henning Solberg and Cato Menkerud have equalled their best ever finish in the WRC, taking third in their home event. This is the best result to date for the Stobart outfit and with ...

Norway blows hot and cold for Citroen Citroen Norway blows hot and cold for Citroen Citroën Sport's Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Martí completed the first Rally Norway to count towards the World Rally Championship in 14th and 25th places with their respective Citroën C4 WRCs....

5 points for OMV Citroen Citroen 5 points for OMV Citroen The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team can rejoice over further five points for the manufacture ranking after the Rally Norway – thanks to Daniel Carlsson/Denis Giraudet in seventh place and Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor in twelfth place. Prior to the last special stage the Austrian ...

Petter scores 4th place on home event Subaru Petter scores 4th place on home event The Subaru World Rally completed its objective of finishing in the points on Rally Norway. Petter Solberg/Phil Mills finished fourth, the duo’s best result of the season so far, after the three days of snow rallying. On home ground, Petter drove very conservatively to ensure he c...

Ford 1-2-3 in Norway Ford Ford 1-2-3 in Norway BP-Ford World Rally Team took a decisive lead in the FIA World Rally Championship today after dominating Rally Norway with the Focus RS World Rally Car to finish first and second. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen led from start to finish to claim their second WRC victory, finis...

Kopecky wins a point in Norway Skoda Kopecky wins a point in Norway Jan Kopecký and Filip Schovánek rounded off their three-week tour of Scandinavia with a fantastic result, with the Czech Rally Team Kopecký taking away a championship point from Norway after an excellent eighth place in the Rally Norway....

Kopecky moves up to 10th Skoda Kopecky moves up to 10th Jan Kopecký and Filip Schovánek put in a superb performance in their Škoda Fabia WRC on Saturday’s leg of the Rally Norway. In Saturday’s opening leg, the crew of the Czech Rally Team Kopecký was assigned a time, because the route was impassable with a rival car blocking the way....

Sat February 17, 2007

Petter holding podium position at home Subaru Petter holding podium position at home The Subaru World Rally Team ended the second day of Rally Norway in a podium position, thanks to Petter Solberg, who battled through fierce weather to move into third place behind Mikko Hirvonen and Marcus Gronholm. The Norwegian and navigator Phil Mills stuck to their pre-rally ...

Difficult day for the C4 crews Citroen Difficult day for the C4 crews The end of the second of the 2007 Rally Norway's three legs saw Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena park up their Citroën C4 WRC in parc ferme in Hamar in 18th position. Dani Sordo and Marc Martí went off on SS9 (Elverum) but will profit from the SupeRally ruling to re-start tom...

Stohl keeping an eye on Galli Citroen Stohl keeping an eye on Galli The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team put in a solid performance on the second day of Rally Norway....

Henning chasing little brother Ford Henning chasing little brother After a day full of dramas and excitement both Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila sit in top five positions heading into leg 3 tomorrow. Latvala finished the day fifth with a comfortable gap over sixth placed Stohl, while Solberg lies in forth, a ...

BP Ford stretches lead Ford BP Ford stretches lead BP-Ford World Rally Team tightened its grip on the top two places of Rally Norway during a dramatic second leg today. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, who have led from the opening kilometre in their Ford Focus RS World Rally Car, extended their advantage over team-mates Marcu...

Kopecky loses time in a snow bank Skoda Kopecky loses time in a snow bank The rally around the Norwegian town of Hamar entered the history of World Rally Championship when it kicked off. The Rally Norway, held for the first time as part of the World Championship, had eight stages scheduled for Friday’s leg....

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WRC Overall Classification - End of Leg Two @ 07:20 PM - The Fords are miles out in front in Norway ... 1 HIRVONEN 2:33:45.2 ... 2 GRÖNHOLM +19.3 ... 3 P SOLBERG +3:48.3 ... 4 H SOLBERG +3:58.2 ... 5 LATVALA +5:16.9 ... 6 STOHL +6:11.1 ... 7 GALLI +6:21.7 ... 8 PONS +8:01.8 ... 9 CARLSSON +8:23.3 ... 10 KOPECKY +9:43.1

Fri February 16, 2007

OMV Kronos Citroen WRT lies in wait Citroen OMV Kronos Citroen WRT lies in wait Following the first leg of the “Rally Norway”, the OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team lies in eighth and eleventh place. Unexpectedly high temperatures of about zero degrees Celsius meant extremely difficult conditions for the competitors. Thanks to their experience, Manfred Sto...

Hirvonen and Grönholm give Ford 1-2 Ford Hirvonen and Grönholm give Ford 1-2 BP-Ford World Rally Team lie first and second after controlling today's opening leg of Rally Norway. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen led this third round of the FIA World Rally Championship from the opening kilometre in their Ford Focus RS World Rally Car. They ended the d...

Latvala claims first WRC stage win Ford Latvala claims first WRC stage win Stobart VK M-Sport Ford team crew Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila have successfully won their first ever stage in the World Rally Championship. After a small mechanical set-back this morning, the 21-year-old driver raced away to take stage 5, Opaker, by four seconds over re...

Subaru settle mid-field Norway L1 Subaru Subaru settle mid-field Norway L1 At the end of day one of Rally Norway, the Subaru World Rally Team has one car firmly in the points and the other just outside the top eight. The cars have returned to the Viking Ship, Hamar, at the end of the leg, and Petter Solberg, on his home event, is in fourth place at the ...

Citroen Citroen Juniors get to grips on Snow

C4 WRC brushes difficulties aside Citroen C4 WRC brushes difficulties aside The opening day of the 2007 Rally Norway has finished with Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena and their Citroën C4 WRC sitting in 3rd place, while their Citroën team-mates Dani Sordo and Marc Martí parked up in tonight's parc ferme in Hamar in 14th place. The inclusion of a secon...

Thu February 15, 2007

Kopecky ready for Rally Norway Skoda Kopecky ready for Rally Norway The World Rally Championship continues with event number three, and for the first time ever the world’s top drivers will be battling it out for Championship points in Norway. The town of Hamar is a rally centre which is making the step up to the top-flight of motor racing for the...

The C2 Junior Experience gets underway Citroen The C2 Junior Experience gets underway The Rally Norway marks the start of the 2007 FIA Junior Rally Championship, and consequently that of the C2 Junior Experience. Of the eight drivers who have signed up so far, only two – Aaron Burkart and Shaun Gallagher – will compete in Norway....

Tue February 13, 2007

Three questions to the Citroen Team Citroen Three questions to the Citroen Team Ahead of the Citroën Sport's rally attack on the first WRC Rally Norway, three questions posed to Guy Fréquelin, Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo....

OMV aiming for the points again Citroen OMV aiming for the points again The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team is already into preparations for the “Rally Norway”, the third run to the FIA World Rally Championship 2007. Following the “Uddeholm Swedish Rally”, the service tents were reerected just about 350 kilometres away. As far as conditions go th...

BP-Ford aiming for winter double-header Ford BP-Ford aiming for winter double-header Just four days after crossing the finish line in Sweden, BP-Ford World Rally Team is back in action in neighbouring Norway for the third round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Rally Norway (15 - 18 February) is one of two rallies making its championship debut this season, an...

Henning sets his sights on home success Ford Henning sets his sights on home success The stage is set for the first ever Rally Norway in the FIA World Rally Championship. Norway will be the 28th country to join the WRC when the event commences next week in Hamar. Making the trip from Sweden on a high is Stobart VK M-Sport Ford crew Henning Solberg/Cato Menkeru...

2nd serving of ice for Citroën C4 WRC Citroen 2nd serving of ice for Citroën C4 WRC Citroën Sport has entered two Citroën C4 WRCs for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Martí for Rally Norway which starts just four days after the finish ceremony in Sweden. For the first time since the creation of the World Rally Championship, the calendar features t...

Petter's big chance at home Subaru Petter's big chance at home Less than a week after the Swedish Rally, the Subaru World Rally Team has moved west across the border to Norway for the second part of the World Rally Championship’s snow-bound double-header. The Subaru World Rally Team heads to Sweden with the same brace of Impreza WRCs that...

Mon February 12, 2007

Norway: Fiesta SportingTrophy Round 1 Ford Norway: Fiesta SportingTrophy Round 1 Battle will begin for the second season of the FST International at the inaugural Rally Norway, with the launch of the 2007 Fiesta SportingTrophy International (FSTi) next week. The winner of the series will follow in the footsteps of the 2006 victor, Italian driver Alessand...

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