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Sun May 24, 2009

Novikov scores his first WRC points Citroen Novikov scores his first WRC points After a rally that confirmed the potential already seen in their first three outings with the Citroën Junior Team, Evgeny Novikov and Dale Moscatt finished in fifth place on the Rally d’Italia – Sardegna, round six of the 2009 FIA World Rally Championship....

Citroen's tough week comes to an end Citroen Citroen's tough week comes to an end Citroën Total World Rally Team's winning run came to an end today in Sardinia where Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena finished the Rally d'Italia-Sardegna in fourth position. The result hasn't prevented them from completing the first half of the 2009 World Championship w...

Skoda Sandell narrowly misses pWRC win

Ford Latvala wins as Ford take 1-2

Sat May 23, 2009

Novikov holds 5th after leg two Citroen Novikov holds 5th after leg two Having proved their pace from the very start of the Rally d’Italia Sardegna, Evgeny Novikov and Dale Moscatt end day two of the event in fifth overall. Conrad Rautenbach / Daniel Barritt and Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia did not manage to make the end of the second day, wh...

Loeb targets podium Citroen Loeb targets podium The second leg turned out to be Citroën Total World Rally Team's most troubled day of the season to date, with Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena losing time after suffering a puncture as they attempted to home in on the leaders. The five time World Champions are still in the run...

Solberg suffers, Wilson advances Ford Solberg suffers, Wilson advances Stobart VK M-Sport Ford driver Matthew Wilson remains on track to score more important manufacturer points for the team having moved up to sixth place overall at the end of day two of Rally d’Italia Sardegna. But team mate Henning Solberg fell victim to the punishing conditions a...

Ford tightens it's grip on lead Ford Ford tightens it's grip on lead BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team strengthened its one-two position at the head of the leaderboard in Rally d'Italia Sardegna today. Overnight leaders Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila retained top spot in their Ford Focus RS World Rally Car despite enduring the worst of...

Sandell moves into lead after leg two Skoda Sandell moves into lead after leg two Patrik Sandell/Emil Axelsson (SWE) – Skoda Fabia S2000 – assumed the PWRC lead with a fastest time on today’s very first stage and never surrendered it. On top of that, the two Swedes driving for the Upper Austrian BRR team even extended the lead – Sandell was fastest on three of...

Fri May 22, 2009

Strong day for Citroen Juniors Citroen Strong day for Citroen Juniors By putting in a series of top-eight performances, Evgeny Novikov and Dale Moscatt have ended the opening day of the Rally d’Italia-Sardegna in fifth overall in one of the three Citroën Junior Team C4 WRCs. Conrad Rautenbach and Daniel Barritt end the day in 11th. With midsumme...

Loeb in a good position after leg one Citroen Loeb in a good position after leg one Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena completed the opening day of the 2009 Rally Italia Sardinia in third place, a result which puts them in a position where they won't have to sweep the stages for their rivals when competition resumes on Saturday. It turned out to be a somewhat ...

Big battle for pWRC lead after day one Skoda Big battle for pWRC lead after day one Rally d’Italia Sardegna after Day 1: Red Bull Rally Team neck and neck with the leader Pure suspense! Patrik Sandell in P2 is just seven tenths of a second behind Patrick Flodin after the opening leg!...

Stobart well placed after leg one Ford Stobart well placed after leg one Stobart VK M-Sport Ford drivers Henning Solberg and Matthew Wilson overcame early problems to put themselves in a powerful position going into day two of Rally d’Italia Sardenga, the sixth round of the FIA World Rally Championship. With tactical driving strongly in evidence on da...

Ford hold 1-2 after day one of Sardinia Ford Ford hold 1-2 after day one of Sardinia BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team held first and second in Rally d'Italia Sardegna following today's opening leg after winning four of the six demanding gravel speed tests. Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila returned to the rally base in Olbia this evening with a 39.8s...

Wed May 20, 2009

Sandell aims for Sardinia win Skoda Sandell aims for Sardinia win After a short break in the Production Car World Rally Championship the second half of the season gets underway for the Red Bull Rally Team this weekend. From Friday to Sunday the “Rally d’Italia Sardegna” in Sardinia is on the schedule....

BP Ford hope to shine on Sardinia Ford BP Ford hope to shine on Sardinia Ford's FIA World Rally Championship drivers return to competition in Europe next week following last month's Argentine voyage as the 2009 season reaches its midpoint on the Italian holiday island of Sardinia. However, there will be little opportunity to enjoy the pleasures...

Loeb looks to extend records Citroen Loeb looks to extend records The Italian round of the 2009 World Rally Championship, which takes teams to Sardinia, will mark the season's halfway point, and Citroën Total World Rally Team travels to the event with the same hunger for success as usual. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, who are unbeaten s...

CJT hope to consolidate pace Citroen CJT hope to consolidate pace The Citroën Junior Team aims to consolidate its pace in Italy The Citroën Junior Team will run three Citroën C4 WRCs for Conrad Rautenbach / Daniel Barritt, Evgeny Novikov / Dale Moscatt and Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia at the Rally d’Italia – Sardegna, which takes plac...

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