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Mon October 8, 2007

Honda class win on WRC debut WRC Honda class win on WRC debut The JAS Motorsport Honda Civic Type R R3 made a successful World Rally Championship debut on the Catalunya Rally, with Dani Sola winning the R3 category and finishing fourth in the Junior Championship class (although he is not registered for the series). This excellent result, wh...

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WRC Photos from Rallye Catalunya @ 11:52 AM - Loads more photos from Rallye Catalunya have just been added to the galleries, find them by clicking here

Sun October 7, 2007

Best asphalt result for Latvala Ford Best asphalt result for Latvala All three Stobart VK M-Sport Ford crews have finished strongly at this weekend’s Rally RACC Catalunya Costa Daurada, round 13 of the FIA World Rally Championship. Continuing his run-of-form Jari-Matti Latvala, with co-driver Miikka Anttila, has finished top of the trio in seventh...

All 3 Imprezas make the top 10 Subaru All 3 Imprezas make the top 10 The three Subaru World Rally Team cars of Petter, Chris and Xevi all finished inside the top ten after the final leg of Rally Catalunya. The third and final day of the event saw the pace of the Impreza WRC2007s improve, recording better stage times throughout the day....

Gronholm makes the podium Ford Gronholm makes the podium BP-Ford World Rally Team drivers Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen today claimed their 10th podium finish from 12 rallies this season in Rally de España. The Finns were third at the wheel of a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car to remain clear leaders of the FIA World Rally Champio...

Citroen triumph in Spain Citroen Citroen triumph in Spain After the shouts of joy that could be heard emanating from the Citroën Sport camp yesterday evening in the service park to hail the win of the French rugby squad over the All Blacks, there were further cheers today to celebrate the Citroën C4 WRC's one-two result on this wee...

Duval takes 4 points for 5th Citroen Duval takes 4 points for 5th The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team has finished the “Movistar RallyRACC” at the Costa Daurada with a feeling of success. The Belgian-French duo Francois Duval and Patrick Pivato secured a very good fifth overall place. This means four points both in the FIA World Rally Champ...

Sat October 6, 2007

Stobart shine in the Spanish sun Ford Stobart shine in the Spanish sun Finns Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila have set the pace for the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team by finishing leg 2 of Rally RACC Catalunya Costa Daurada in seventh position. Latvala showed the biggest improvement of the top drivers overnight, setting competitive stages times...

Duval defends 5th Citroen Duval defends 5th The OMV Kronos Citroen WRT has defended its good fifth place on the second day of the “Rallye RACC Catalunya”, the eleventh run to the FIA World Rally Championship. Furthermore, Francois Duval (Bel) and his French co Patrick Pivato in the Citroen Xsara WRC even extended their lea...

Loeb & Sordo hold strong at the front Citroen Loeb & Sordo hold strong at the front Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and their Citroën C4 WRC profited from the second day of the 2007 Rally Catalunya to hold on to the lead they pulled out on Day 1, while Dani Sordo/Marc Martí follow in second place with the second Citroën Sport car....

Imprezas hold position Subaru Imprezas hold position Despite recording some top four stage times today, the Subaru World Rally Team trio of Petter Solberg, Chris Atkinson and Xevi Pons remain in the same positions as they ended leg one. With one day of competition remaining the drivers lie sixth, eighth and ninth respectively....

Gronholm sets day 2 pace Ford Gronholm sets day 2 pace BP-Ford drivers Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen were fastest through today's second leg of Rally de España in a Focus RS World Rally Car. The Finns won four of the eight asphalt speed tests in the Catalonian mountains south of Barcelona to consolidate third position on th...

Fri October 5, 2007

Mixed day for OMV Kronos Citroen Mixed day for OMV Kronos The OMV Kronos Citroen WRT has mixed feelings when looking back on the first day of the „Rallye RACC Catalunya“, the eleventh run to the FIA World Rally Championship. Following the early retirement of Manfred Stohl/Ilka Minor on special stage three the hopes lay on Francois Duval...

All 3 Imprezas in top 10 Subaru All 3 Imprezas in top 10 The Subaru World Rally Team has all three cars within the top ten at the end of leg one, after a tough day on the asphalt roads of Rally Catalunya. With conditions starting damp, the asphalt was greasy and the level of grip hard to predict for the first two stages, but dry by the...

Overnight 1-2 for Citroen Citroen Overnight 1-2 for Citroen The first leg of the 2007 Rally Catalunya ended this evening in Salou with Citroën C4 WRCs holding first and second places. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena top the provisional leaderboard, while Dani Sordo and Marc Martí follow in second spot in their identical machine, just be...

Solid start for BP Ford Ford Solid start for BP Ford BP-Ford World Rally Team lies third and fourth following today's opening leg of Rally de España during which the ever-changing road conditions sparked a fascinating game of tactics between the major players. Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen lead the BP-Ford squad in third ...

Stobart scorers in the top 10 Ford Stobart scorers in the top 10 Both points scoring Stobart VK M-Sport Ford crews are firmly positioned inside the top-ten after day 1 of Rally RACC Catalunya Costa Daurada. Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila lead the way in seventh position while Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud round things off in tenth....

Kopecky crashed out of Friday's leg Skoda Kopecky crashed out of Friday's leg Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek crew will not continue this year in the great results from the past two starts. The third special stage has become fatal for the Czech Rally Team Kopecký crew, when on the tenth kilometer their Škoda Fabia WRC has left the track....

Carlos Sainz visits CRT Skoda Skoda Carlos Sainz visits CRT Skoda Czech Rally Team Kopecký continued on Thursday in careful preparations for Rally Catalunya, the race where the crew Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek with their Škoda Fabia WRC car always faired exceptionally well. In 2005 on Spanish tarmac Jan Kopecký has gained his premiere champions...

Thu October 4, 2007

Stobart head for Costa Daurada Ford Stobart head for Costa Daurada After a four week break, the FIA World Rally Championship will get back into full-swing as the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team head to Spain for Rally RACC Catalunya Costa Daurada. This twelfth round of the championship is the third all-asphalt rally of the year....

Ford Munchis set for asphalt debut

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WRC Shakedown photos @ 09:10 PM - Photos from the Rallye Catalunya shakedown are available by clicking here

Tue October 2, 2007

CRT Skoda-Kopecky tested for Spain Skoda CRT Skoda-Kopecky tested for Spain Czech Rally Team Kopecký has undergone a test of the Škoda Fabia WRC car on Monday on location of another race, which is part of the World Rallye Championship circuit, this being the Catalunya Rallye. The Škoda Fabia WRC car was running around approximately eighty kilometers from...

Mon October 1, 2007

OMV Kronos fully manned for Spain! Citroen OMV Kronos fully manned for Spain! The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team will be fully manned once again at the “Rallye RACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada”, the eleventh run to the FIA World Rally Championship. Just like in Germany, Francois Duval (Bel) and Patrick Pivato (Fra) will steer a Citroen Xsara WRC beside ...

Citroen, Loeb and Sordo ready to fight! Citroen Citroen, Loeb and Sordo ready to fight! After a brief but thrilling escapade on gravel in New Zealand, the 2007 World Rally Championship returns to asphalt for the twelfth round of the season in Spain where Citroën Sport has entered C4 WRCs for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Martí....

Ford enter key phase for championship Ford Ford enter key phase for championship After a five-week break from competition, BP-Ford World Rally Team takes its FIA World Rally Championship lead to Spain for the first of two asphalt events on consecutive weekends that will go a long way towards deciding the outcome of the 2007 titles. The squad takes a 46-point...

Subaru upbeat for Catalunya Subaru Subaru upbeat for Catalunya After a month-long break following the trip down under for Rally New Zealand, the Subaru World Rally Team is heading to Europe for the first installment of an asphalt double header....

Fri September 7, 2007

Honda with Sola in Catalunya IRC Honda with Sola in Catalunya Former Junior World Rally Champion Dani Solà will compete on the Catalunya Rally, round 12 of the World Rally Championship from October 5-7, in his usual Honda Civic Type R developed and run by JAS Motorsport in Italy. This is the WRC debut for this Honda Civic Tpye-R class R3!...

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