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Sun March 15, 2009

Rautenbach scores for Citroen Juniors Citroen Rautenbach scores for Citroen Juniors At the end of an action-packed Cyprus Rally, the Citroen Junior Team can add four points to its total thanks to a sixth place from Conrad Rautenbach and Daniel Barritt. Evgeny Novikov/Dale Moscatt and Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia were not able to make the finish of the third ...

Loeb reaches his half century Citroen Loeb reaches his half century A perfectly controlled display on the final day of the 2009 Cyprus Rally enabled Sebastien Loeb and Danie Elena to claim the WRC's first mixed-surface round since 1996....

Ford Hirvonen secures 2nd in Cyprus

Skoda Sandell grabs victory again

Ford Wilson seizes 5th in Cyprus

Sat March 14, 2009

Citroen Juniors in formation Citroen Citroen Juniors in formation The second day of the Cyprus Rally, which took place on gravel roads that are typical of the Mediterranean island, allowed the Citroen Junior Team drivers to make up a few places in the overall classification....

Loeb holds onto his lead Citroen Loeb holds onto his lead The second day of the 2009 Cyprus Rally marked a switch to muddy gravel stages which enabled Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena to maintain their grasp at the top of the leaderboard....

Hirvonen climbs to second Ford Hirvonen climbs to second Ford's Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen overcame treacherous mud to power their Focus RS World Rally Car into second position in the Cyprus Rally today. They beat leader Sébastien Loeb on four of the five speed tests during the second leg of this third round of the FIA ...

Stobart slide up the leaderboard Ford Stobart slide up the leaderboard The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team had plenty to be positive about at the end of day two of the Cyprus Rally with Matthew Wilson on course for his best finish of the season so far after moving up three places to end the day in fifth overall and Henning Solberg posting the sec...

Sandell halves the deficit Skoda Sandell halves the deficit Patrik Sandell caught up massively today, running second after 11 special stages, just 16.5 seconds behind Araujo!...

Fri March 13, 2009

Citroen Juniors survive day one Citroen Citroen Juniors survive day one This eagerly-awaited opening day of the Cyprus Rally firmly underlined the adaptability of the Citroen Junior Team drivers. All three Citroen C4 WRC crews of Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia, Evgeny Novikov/Dale Moscatt and Conrad Rautenbach/Daniel Barritt end the asphalt leg ...

C4 WRCs lead the way in Cyprus Citroen C4 WRCs lead the way in Cyprus The opening leg of the 2009 Cyprus Rally, which featured six asphalt stages contested with the cars running on gravel tyres, saw the two Citroën Total World Rally Team C4 WRCs get their weekend off to a flying start by claiming every one of the fastest times. Sébastien Loeb/Da...

Mixed fortunes for Stobart in Cyprus Ford Mixed fortunes for Stobart in Cyprus Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team driver Matthew Wilson is in contention to pick up more points in the FIA World Rally Championship after a solid start to the Cyprus Rally where he is lying in eighth place at the end of day one. But team mate Henning Solberg will be hoping for a...

Learning time for Ford on leg one Ford Learning time for Ford on leg one BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team ended today's opening leg of the Cyprus Rally in third and fourth as tyre talk dominated the first mixed surface round in the FIA World Rally Championship since 1996. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen are third in their Ford Focus RS World R...

Sandell lies second after leg one Skoda Sandell lies second after leg one Happy faces in the Red Bull Rally Team and around the Upper Austrian BRR crew of team boss Raimund Baumschlager after the opening day of the Cyprus Rally, the second round of the 2009 Production Car World Rally Championship....

Wed March 11, 2009

Citroen Juniors look forward to Cyprus Citroen Citroen Juniors look forward to Cyprus The Citroën Junior Team is eagerly looking forward to the Cyprus Rally, the third round of the FIA World Rally Championship. For the first time, all the WRC crews will have to tackle two completely different surfaces on the same rally. This will form a considerable test for th...

New colours, same objective for Citroen Citroen New colours, same objective for Citroen The special feature of this year's Cyprus Rally, the third round of the 2009 FIA World Rally Championship, is that it is a mixed-surface event, with one day of asphalt competition and two days on loose stages. Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Marti will be loo...

Mixed surface challenge for Stobart Ford Mixed surface challenge for Stobart Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Rally Team drivers Henning Solberg and Matthew Wilson face one of their toughest tests of the season as they aim to build on the foundations of their strong start to the year at the latest round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the Cyprus Rally....

Cyprus mix offers new challenge for Ford Ford Cyprus mix offers new challenge for Ford Mastering the art of driving flat out over Cyprus' winding asphalt roads using gravel tyres is the stern challenge facing BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team next week. While the Cyprus Rally (12 - 15 March) offers the first opportunity this year for the FIA World Rally Champi...

Tue March 10, 2009

Sandell looking forward to Cyprus Skoda Sandell looking forward to Cyprus Seconds out for the second round of the 2009 Production Car World Rally Championship, which will be run this coming weekend (March 13th to 15th). The Red Bull Rally Team will not only be leading the PWRC going into the FxPro Cyprus Rally, this time Patrik Sandell/Emil Axelsson ...

Fri February 27, 2009

Ford test for Cyprus Ford Ford test for Cyprus BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen and fellow Finns Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila have completed one of the team's longest test sessions in recent years in Sardinia as preparation for the forthcoming Cyprus Rally (12 - 15 March...

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