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Sun October 4, 2009

Ogier makes top five Citroen Ogier makes top five On their first participation in the Catalunya Rally at the wheel of a Citroën C4 WRC, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia have finished the event fifth after setting two fastest stage times. This result has underlined the potential of the Citroen Junior Team on a wide variety ...

1-2 gives Citroen makes title Citroen 1-2 gives Citroen makes title The Citroën Total World Rally Team's flag-to-flag domination of this weekend's RallyRACC Catalunya was rewarded by the outfit's third one-two finish of the season. Thanks to their sixth win of the year, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena have succeeded in closing to withi...

Ford Stobart secure more points in Spain

Ford Hirvonen's podium sets up GB finale

Sat October 3, 2009

Stobart crews move up Ford Stobart crews move up Stobart VK M-Sport Ford driver Henning Solberg has begun his charge for a points finish at the Rallye de España while team mate Matthew Wilson remains well-placed to take his ninth points finish at the end of the second day. Both drivers moved up one place today to leave Wilson i...

Status quo in Spain Ford Status quo in Spain BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen and team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila continue to hold third and sixth places respectively following today's second leg of Rally de España. There was little movement on the leaderboard...

Loeb ends day two on top Citroen Loeb ends day two on top The second leg of the 2009 RallyRACC Catalunya saw the domination of the C4 WRCs continue with a further full-house of fastest times. The two Citroën Total World Rally Team crews spent the day trading the lead, but it is finally Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena who will start th...

Ogier sets 2 fastest times WRC Ogier sets 2 fastest times On the second day of the Catalunya Rally, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia flew the flag for the Citroën Junior Team. The French crew set two fastest stage times to consolidate their fifth place overall. Their team mates Conrad Rautenbach and Daniel Barritt are now only a f...

Fri October 2, 2009

Stobart stars stay in points chase Ford Stobart stars stay in points chase Stobart VK M-Sport Ford drivers Matthew Wilson and Henning Solberg had a tough start to Rallye de España, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship, adapting to the challenging tarmac conditions. But both drivers are well-placed to chase strong points finishes wit...

Hirvonen in the hunt in Spain Ford Hirvonen in the hunt in Spain BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen lie third after today's opening leg of Rally de España. The Finns, who lead the drivers' standings in the FIA World Rally Championship by five points in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car, are on tar...

Ogier at the sharp end in Spain Citroen Ogier at the sharp end in Spain With two crews at the sharp end of the Catalunya Rally at the end of the opening day, the Citroën Junior Team got quickly up to speed on Spanish asphalt. Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia returned to Salou in fifth place ahead of Evgeny Novikov and Stéphane Prévot, who were ...

Sordo shines on home soil Citroen Sordo shines on home soil The Citroën Total World Rally Team enjoyed a faultless run on the first day of the 2009 RallyRACC Catalunya. Dani Sordo and Marc Marti emerged in front after the opening stage and delighted local rally fans by reaching this evening's overnight halt in Salou at the top of the...

Thu October 1, 2009

Citroen target 1-2 in Spain Citroen Citroen target 1-2 in Spain The penultimate round of the 2009 FIA World Rally Championship could well turn out to be decisive in more ways than one, and Citroën Total World Rally Team will line up for the start of the 2009 RallyRACC Catalunya with just one objective in mind: a fourth one-two finish in Spa...

C4 Juniors out in force for Spain Citroen C4 Juniors out in force for Spain The three Citroën Junior Team C4 WRCs of Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia, Conrad Rautenbach / Daniel Barritt and Evgeny Novikov / Stéphane Prévot are back on asphalt for the Catalunya Rally, round 11 of the 2009 FIA World Rally Championship, which takes place from October 1-...

Stobart facing tough Spanish asphalt Ford Stobart facing tough Spanish asphalt Matthew Wilson and Henning Solberg are getting ready to take on the WRC’s first asphalt event since February as they travel to Salou for the Rally de España, the penultimate round of this year’s championship. The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford drivers are both on course to complete thei...

Ford step up effort for Spain Ford Ford step up effort for Spain BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has stepped up its preparations for next week's penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Spain as the 2009 season heads for a gripping climax. The squad extended its test ahead of Rally de España (1 - 4 October) from four day...

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