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Fri October 19, 2012

Rally and title win for Pirelli IRC Rally and title win for Pirelli Peugeot Italia driver Paolo Andreucci has become Italian Rally Champion for the seventh time, his sixth title with Pirelli, while the Pirelli-equipped Ford Fiesta of Giandomenico Basso won the Sanremo Rally last weekend. A third place finish for the privateer Peugeot of Alessandr...

Harry Hunt on S2000 debut IRC Harry Hunt on S2000 debut London-based rally driver Harry Hunt made an excellent debut in a four-wheel drive, two-litre Super 2000 car on the Sanremo Rally in Italy: one of the classic rounds of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, run on mountain roads above the coastal resort of Sanremo....

Peugeot Pierra Campana fight back in Italy

Peugeot Craig Breen's successful comeback

Sat October 13, 2012

Rally San Remo final report IRC Rally San Remo final report Giandomenico Basso and Mitia Dotta, Ford Fiesta RRC, win the 54th edition of Rallye Sanremo, winning five out of ten special stages. They have lead throughout the entire race. .“I’m very happy for this win and I want to dedicate it to my team. It may be considered trite, but the ...

Rally San Remo Review IRC Rally San Remo Review Giandomenico Basso has followed in the wheel tracks of rallying legend Colin McRae by winning Rallye Sanremo for a second time. The result, his sixth victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, followed a dominant performance on the asphalt event at the wheel of an M-Sport F...

Skoda wins 3rd IRC makes title Skoda Skoda wins 3rd IRC makes title › With 27 wins, ŠKODA is the most successful brand in the history of the IRC --- › With 11 wins, factory driver Juho Hänninen is the most successful driver in the IRC --- › With 7 wins, his teammate Jan Kopecký is the second most successful driver in the history of the IRC -...

Basso King of the Night IRC Basso King of the Night Giandomenico Basso and Mitia Dotta, Ford Fiesta RRC, avenge the ill-fated performance of last year, scoring the fastest time in the long and legendary, stage Ronde of 44 km, with a time of 30'20 "4. This success confirms the pilot from Cavaso del Tomba at the top of the stand...

Jan Kopecky is 2nd in San Remo Skoda Jan Kopecky is 2nd in San Remo Jan Kopecký/Pavel Dresler, one of ŠKODA Motorsport´s factory crews, are second after today´s Stage 1 of the San Remo Rally, the penultimate event of this year´s IRC. The team´s other crew, Hänninen/Markkula, gave up after an accident in Stage 4....

Basso leads San Remo day1 IRC Basso leads San Remo day1 A storming drive through the gruelling 44-kilometre Ronde night stage has put Giandomenico Basso 25.6s clear in the battle for victory on the legendary Rallye Sanremo, the penultimate round of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge in Italy....

NEWS JUST IN

IRC I end - Basso wins in Fiesta RRC @ 03:00 PM - Basso wins. Campana makes it from 11th to 9th on last stage. Final results (after SS10)(subject to last road section and scrutineering):
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 2h19m03s6;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +35s7;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +2m13s7;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +3m08s3;
5th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +3m55s5;
6th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +5m00s2;
7th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +6m50s8;
8th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +7m20s5;
9th= Campana/de Castelli, Peugeot, +8m07s;
10th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +8m18s9

IRC I SS9 - Still some changes @ 02:04 PM - Turan takes 7th from Campedelli. Campana on the edge to get into the top10. Results after SS9:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 2h06m32s8;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +37s7;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m54s1;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +2m41s5;
5th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +3m33s1;
6th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +4m50s5;
7th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +6m31s4;
8th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +6m39s9;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +7m34s4;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +7m51s8

IRC I SS8 - Basso eases @ 01:26 PM - Kopecky wins stage, but positions should be quite clear now with 2 stages to go. Results after SS8:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 1h52m28s6;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +47s3;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m41s3;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +2m23s2;
5th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +3m10s3;
6th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +4m59s7;
7th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +6m15s2;
8th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +6m15s7;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +6m58s;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +7m11s4

IRC I SS7 - Problems for Breen @ 10:08 AM - Yet unconfirmed problem, possibly puncture, losing him 3min and 1 position. Stage win goes to leader Basso. Results after SS7:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 1h38m50s2;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +52s6;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m28s9;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +1m55s5;
5th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +2m49s7;
6th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +4m58s2;
7th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +5m37s2;
8th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +5m42s3;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +6m15s6;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +6m26s8

IRC I SS6 - Perico wins stage @ 09:28 AM - First IRC stage win for Allessandro Perico. Albertini takes 4th back from Breen. Results after SS6:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 1h26m25s1;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +44s;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m22s1;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +1m44s3;
5th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m48s8;
6th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +2m17s8;
7th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +4m52s;
8th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +5m09s3;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +5m22s7;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +5m34s7

IRC I SS5 - Mega time for Basso @ 08:46 AM - Basso wins stage by 14s! Breen passes Albertini by 0.1s. Results after SS5:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 1h12m26s2;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +40s2;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m22s8;
4th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m37s7;
5th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +1m37s8;
6th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +1m47s1;
7th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +4m09s6;
8th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +4m27s7;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +4m37s5;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +4m43s

Fri October 12, 2012

NEWS JUST IN

IRC I SS4 - Real drama action stage @ 08:55 PM - 44km night stage. Hänninen retires, Andreucci, Campana, Albertini all delayed! Results after leg1 (SS4):
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 58m59s3;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +25s6;
3rd= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +1m06s6;
4th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +1m12s9;
5th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +1m13s3;
6th= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +1m19s5;
7th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +3m14s9;
8th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +3m18s9;
9th= Vescovi/Guzzi, Renault, +3m35s7;
10th= Michelini/Bosi, Citroen, +3m43s

IRC I SS3 - Scandola gives up @ 02:48 PM - Scandola never started this stage after his earlier bad luck. Basso wins downhill stage. Surprising 2nd fastest stage time by Stefano Albertini. Hänninen takes 4th from Perico. Results after SS3:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 28m38s9;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +12s7;
3rd= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +14s2;
4th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +14s4;
5th= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +19s8;
6th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +25s6;
7th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +42s3;
8th= Campana/de Castelli, Peugeot, +1m03s7;
9th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +1m21s7;
10th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +1m25s2

IRC I SS2 - Not Scandola's rally @ 02:28 PM - Umberto Scandola has to stop and change a puncture. Added to his 1st stage off the shakedown winner is now 6min down. Puncture also for Hunt. Kopecky wins stage and moves into 2nd. Results after SS2:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 21m20s7;
2nd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +5s7;
3rd= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +7s;
4th= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +11s3;
5th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +11s4;
6th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +23s6;
7th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +28s5;
8th= Campana/de Castelli, Peugeot, +37s4;
9th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +57s8;
10th= Turan/Sziros, Ford, +1m03s

IRC I SS1 - Basso wins 1st stage @ 02:06 PM - The first stage was uphill, the 2nd is flatter, the 3rd downhill, will be interesting if Basso can keep his turbo advantage. Scandola has been out of road briefly, losing 40s. Results after SS1:
1st= Basso/Dotta, Ford(T), 8m40s2;
2nd= Andreucci/Andreussi, Peugeot, +4s2;
3rd= Kopecky/Dresler, Skoda, +6s6;
4th= Perico/Carrara, Peugeot, +9s;
5th= Hänninen/Markkula, Skoda, +9s4;
6th= Albertini/Scattolin, Peugeot, +14s1;
7th= Breen/Nagle, Peugeot, +15s;
8th= Campana/de Castelli, Peugeot, +21s3;
9th= Hunt/Moscatt, Peugeot, +24s9;
10th= Campedelli/Fappani, Citroen, +27s1

Thu October 11, 2012

New co-driver for Hunt Peugeot New co-driver for Hunt Harry Hunt will get a new co-driver when he competes on a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge in a Super 2000 car for the first time....

Basso nearly could not start Ford Basso nearly could not start Giandomenico Basso has left it late to secure his return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge on Rallye Sanremo this week....

Thrilling entry for IRC San Remo IRC Thrilling entry for IRC San Remo The all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge just got better with the release of the entry list for the penultimate round, Rallye Sanremo, which gets underway with shakedown later today....

Wed October 10, 2012

Harry Hunt in S2000 in San Remo Peugeot Harry Hunt in S2000 in San Remo Britain’s Harry Hunt will be joined by former World Rally Championship co-driver Dale Moscatt in a Peugeot 207 S2000 when he competes on this weekend’s Rally Sanremo, a round of both the Intercontinental Rally Challenge and European Rally Championship....

Andreucci & Pirelli in San Remo Peugeot Andreucci & Pirelli in San Remo Pirelli-equipped Peugeot Italia driver Paolo Andreucci is aiming to extend his 14-point lead in the Italian Rally Championship by winning next weekend’s Rallye Sanremo, the penultimate round of the hotly-contested series, which also forms part of the Intercontinental Rally Challe...

Tue October 9, 2012

Giandomenico Basso in San Remo Ford Giandomenico Basso in San Remo The 2012 edition of Rallye Sanremo will be face by its protagonists with different emotions, ambitions and strategies. Some have to close the championship here, some have to keep a rival back in order to maintain the leadership in a trophy, some want to make a good impression in ...

Umberto Scandola in San Remo Skoda Umberto Scandola in San Remo “Well I have to say there are not many hopes, even if the title hasn’t been assigned yet, but I’ll do my best”. Umberto Scandola is calm in view of 2012 Rallye Sanremo. This season he has been the only rival for Paolo Andreucci and he’s been fast and reliable – “Also our Škoda Fa...

San Remo sees complete Skoda team Skoda San Remo sees complete Skoda team European Rally Champions and Czech Rally Champions will represent ŠKODA Motorsport (factory team) at the penultimate event of this year´s IRC. European champions Juho Hänninen & Mikko Markkula and Czech champions Jan Kopecký & Pavel Dresler will appear at the 54th San Remo Rally,...

Mon October 8, 2012

Interesting selection of cars IRC Interesting selection of cars Face to face between the Lion of Peugeot and the Winged Arrow of Škoda Eight French cars against four of the Czech Republic. But not to be forget the Ford Fiesta RRC of Giandomenico Basso-Mitia Dotta ...

Thu October 4, 2012

Ten reasons why San Remo will excite IRC Ten reasons why San Remo will excite The all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge resumes on Rallye San Remo in Italy next week (12-13 October). Here are 10 reasons why the event will be one of the highlights of the 2012 season....

Wed October 3, 2012

Paolo Andreucci's double challenge IRC Paolo Andreucci's double challenge The six times Italian Rally Champion hopes to close the games for this season in the “Town of Flowers”. He announces he will concentrate on the Italian Championship, but if conditions will allow it he’ll try to attack also the IRC drivers...

Thu September 27, 2012

Hot autumn on the “Flowers Riviera” IRC Hot autumn on the “Flowers Riviera” Triple confront for the participants in the race on the Liguria West Coast. Drivers will not compete only for the supremacy in their respective Championships and Trophies, but above there will be confront face-to-face between the Italian Championship’s drivers and the IRC’s drive...

Sun September 23, 2012

Saintélog San Remo preview Peugeot Saintélog San Remo preview Saintéloc Racing is continuing its programme in the IRC and has entered two Peugeot 207 Super 2000s for the Sanremo Rally (12-13 October). To prepare for this prestigious event Craig Breen-Paul Nagle and Florian Gonon-Sandra Arlettaz will do a couple of days testing on Monday 24t...

Wed September 12, 2012

Countdown to San Remo starts IRC Countdown to San Remo starts The 54th edition of Rallye Sanremo will officially start on Tuesday September 18th when entry will be open. The race will be valid once again for the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, South-West European Rally Championship and of course for the Italian Rally Championship. Rallye ...

Craig Breen returns to IRC Peugeot Craig Breen returns to IRC Saintéloc Racing team manger Vincent Ducher has revealed his delight after confirming Craig Breen will return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge in one of his squad’s Peugeot 207 Super 2000s....

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