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Sun August 4, 2013

The King of the forests: Sebastien Ogier WRC The King of the forests: Sebastien Ogier Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) claimed their fifth win of the season with Volkswagen in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) - and took a big step towards the World Championship title in the process. 180 km/h through the Finnish forests, jumps of up to 60 metres in leng...

Kubica secures another podium Citroen Kubica secures another podium After wins at the Acropolis Rally and Rally d'Italia Sardegna, Robert Kubica and Maciek Baran finished as runners-up in the WRC2 category in Finland.The Poles produced a flawless performance on what is without doubt the most difficult course to get to grips with, taking them ...

Sat August 3, 2013

Double podium for Qatar M-Sport Ford Double podium for Qatar M-Sport Thanks to a sensational performance by Thierry Neuville and Mads Østberg, Qatar M-Sport secured their first double podium today at Neste Oil Rally Finland. Having both led the rally, Neuville finished second with Østberg securing third overall. ...

Ouninpohja changes almost nothing Citroen Ouninpohja changes almost nothing With the final day featuring two runs on the legendary Ouninpohja stage, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen had hoped to get back onto the Rally Finland podium. However, despite pushing all the way, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crew finished fourth. Dani Sordo and ...

Keith Cronin wins Citroen Top Driver Citroen Keith Cronin wins Citroen Top Driver The season's most spectacular rally more than lived up to its reputation. Difficult and demanding in equal measure, the Finnish course rewarded the most daring and skilled crews. In the Citroën Top Driver, the DS3 R3s of Keith Cronin, Sébastien Chardonnet and Jussi Vainionpää...

Fri August 2, 2013

Neuville and Ostberg flying high Ford Neuville and Ostberg flying high Qatar M-Sport's Thierry Neuville and Mads Østberg are still firmly in contention at Neste Oil Rally Finland. The Ford Fiesta RS WRC drivers both hold a podium position at the end of Day 2 - Neuville second and Østberg third - and with tomorrow's final leg the most dauntin...

Citroen drivers give it their all Citroen Citroen drivers give it their all After getting back into contention for the win, once again Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen found themselves short on luck. Fourth overall, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew will be trying to make it onto the Rally Finland podium on the third and final leg. Despite a morning ...

Wed July 31, 2013

VW starts from prime positions in FIN WRC VW starts from prime positions in FIN Three Polo R WRCs in the top six - Volkswagen made a fine start to the Rally Finland with good results in qualifying. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), who currently lead the driver and co-driver standings in the World Championship, qualified second fastest. Their Volkswage...

Mon July 29, 2013

Volkswagen: F1 in the forest WRC Volkswagen: F1 in the forest Kilometre after kilometre of full throttle and huge jumps that seem to brush the trees lining the route: Volkswagen lines up at the FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) own 'Formula 1 in the Forest' - the Rally Finland - full of confidence. From 01 to 03 August, the t...

Sun July 28, 2013

Qatar M-Sport yump to it in Finland Ford Qatar M-Sport yump to it in Finland Following a month-long hiatus, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is back in style with arguably the most anticipated event of the year, the blisteringly quick stages of Neste Oil Rally Finland. Revitalised following the mid-season break and an extensive six-day test with the...

Cleared for take off in Mikkoland Citroen Cleared for take off in Mikkoland After a break over the last few weeks, the World Rally Championship returns to action in Finland. At their home rally, flying Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen will be aiming to claim another victory. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT will also be looking to Dani Sordo and Ca...

Citroen Top Driver to Finland Citroen Citroen Top Driver to Finland At the height of summer, the Citroën Top Driver series stops off in the country of a thousand lakes for a truly eye-catching event. With its faultless organisation and exceptional course, Rally Finland is also one of the season's most popular races. Alongside Citroën Racing&#...

Doctors give green light for Ingrassia WRC Doctors give green light for Ingrassia Good news for the Volkswagen Motorsport team: Julien Ingrassia (F) has been given the all clear to start the Rally Finland (taking part from 01 to 03 August), the eighth race of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season....

Volkswagen drivers prepare for Finland WRC Volkswagen drivers prepare for Finland Volkswagen's works drivers Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN), Sébastien Ogier (F) and Andreas Mikkelsen (N) have completed successful test runs in preparation for the Rally Finland. Looking ahead to the fastest rally of the season, the team tested the 315-horsepower Polo R WRC's s...

Fri July 26, 2013

Fisher, Campedelli take off in Finland Citroen Fisher, Campedelli take off in Finland The Citroën Top Driver series heads for Finland, one of the high points of the World Rally Championship season. For this, the third round of the championship, Saintéloc Racing once again enters two Citroën DS3 R3s for Alastair Fisher and Simone Campedelli. Short on luck in Portug...

Sat June 29, 2013

Citroen calls on Meeke! Citroen Citroen calls on Meeke! After the traditional summer break, the second half of the season kicks off at Rally Finland. Citroën’s works crews, Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio and Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen, will line up at the fastest, most spectacular event on the WRC calendar. They will be joined by Nor...

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