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Tue October 7, 2014

Abbring puts the 208 T16 on top Peugeot Abbring puts the 208 T16 on top France's round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship saw Kevin Abbring and his co-driver Seb Marshall claim the RC2 class win in their 208T16 which also completed the event as the best-placed non-WRC car. The Peugeot Rally Academy driver produced a stunning performance thr...

Sun October 5, 2014

Tuthill Porsche Rallye de France day3 WRC Tuthill Porsche Rallye de France day3 Francois Delecour treated his home fans to a display of inch-perfect driving as he thundered through the Saverne woods north of Strasbourg in Tuthill Porsche's 911 RGT. The Frenchman was unbeatable in R-GT on this final day of Rallye de France Alsace. Delecour bounced bac...

All three Hyundais finish in France WRC All three Hyundais finish in France The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has finished Rallye de France, the 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with all three Hyundai i20 WRC cars in the top ten, meeting the team’s primary targets for the event. In its first full season in the WRC, the team has ...

Meeke grabs podium in France for Citroen Citroen Meeke grabs podium in France for Citroen The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team began the final leg of the Rallye de France-Alsace with all eyes looking up to the heavens and glued to the weather forecast on the Météo France screens. The rain forecast for midday persuaded both crews it was best to opt for a mix of...

Fisher wins as Lefebvre takes title Citroen Fisher wins as Lefebvre takes title Ten crews lined up at the start of Rallye de France with a very strong French contingent. Half of the field were competing in their home round on the roads of Alsace. The French crews certainly wasted no time in showcasing their talents. Frédéric Hauswald and Yohan Rossel fini...

Historic win for Latvala WRC Historic win for Latvala Finnish party in Alsace - Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won the Rally France and made history in the process. The Volkswagen duo is the first Finnish pairing for just short of 15 years to win an all-asphalt round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). With their fourt...

Positive finish for M-Sport in France Ford Positive finish for M-Sport in France M-Sport World Rally Team's Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans finished Rallye de France Alsace in positive fashion today, coming away with fifth and sixth places respectively. As the crews travelled north for two loops of two identical stages, both Hirvonen and Evans were locked ...

Kubica's drive cut short Ford Kubica's drive cut short RK M-Sport World Rally Team's Robert Kubica was on course to secure a career-best fourth place at Rallye de France - Alsace before a roll on the final stage relegated him from the results. Robert adopted a near-perfect strategy for the event - gradually building his pace and ...

Sat October 4, 2014

Tuthill Porsche after day1 WRC Tuthill Porsche after day1 When four-time world rally winner Francois Delecour woke this morning, his dream became reality: he started his first ever World Rally Championship stage in a Porsche 911 RGT. The Tuthill Porsche-prepared 911 didn't miss a beat through the opening day's seven stages, ...

Meeke & Ostberg confident Citroen Meeke & Ostberg confident Back on tarmac after a good performance on gravel in Australia, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team was in impressive form again right from the word go. After a strong showing in the shakedown, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle grabbed third place overall after the daunting "...

Evans' impressive pace unrewarded Ford Evans' impressive pace unrewarded M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans looked on course to deliver his best ever performance behind the wheel of the Ford Fiesta RS WRC today. The Welshman was running in a strong fourth place during the opening phases of Rallye de France - Alsace and was in contention to cha...

Latvala leads in France WRC Latvala leads in France Thrilling duel for the lead, game on in the Drivers' Championship: Volkswagen duo Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) leads the Rally France a third of the way into the event. The eleventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) sees the pair currently second ...

Tue September 30, 2014

Delecour Porsche test briefing WRC Delecour Porsche test briefing Just hours after being confirmed as Romanian Rally Champion for a third consecutive season, Francois Delecour arrived in Strasbourg ready to test Tuthill Porsche's 911 RGT today. And he loved it. ...

Mon September 29, 2014

Delecour & Tuthill speak on the 911 RGT WRC Delecour & Tuthill speak on the 911 RGT Francois Delecour talks about driving a Tuthill Porsche on Rallye de France Alsace. And a hasty trip from Romania, where he won a third successive title on Sunday. ...

Sat September 27, 2014

Delecour in more powerful Porsche RGT WRC Delecour in more powerful Porsche RGT Multiple world rally winner Francois Delecour will start his home round of the World Rally Championship - next week's Rallye de France Alsace - at the wheel of Tuthill Porsche's 911 RGT. The 911 GT3-based rally car stole the hearts of the rally-watching public on last...

Fri September 26, 2014

Home advantage for the DS3 WRC Citroen Home advantage for the DS3 WRC Included in the World Rally Championship calendar since its inception, the Rallye de France was held in Corsica for many years. Citroën drivers have recorded some of the Brand's greatest sporting achievements on the 'Isle of Beauty'. In 1999, Philippe Bugalski/Jean-Pa...

M-Sport after silver in Alsace Ford M-Sport after silver in Alsace M-Sport World Rally Team's Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans head to Rallye de France - Alsace with a clear objective - to hunt down their rivals in the battle for second place in the FIA World Rally Championship Manufacturer standings....

Duel of year enters finishing straight WRC Duel of year enters finishing straight Match point on his own serve for one, the other poised ready to return - the eyes of the rallying world will be on two Volkswagen crews at the Rally France (02-05 October). The duel of the year - Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) against Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FI...

Match point for Lefebvre Citroen Match point for Lefebvre After winning in Portugal, Poland and Germany and finishing seventh in Finland, Stéphane Lefebvre will start the Rallye de France-Alsace with a 29-point lead over Martin Koči, his nearest challenger. Quentin Giordano is 32 points off the pace, whilst Christian Riedemann - wh...

Mon September 1, 2014

Hyundai confirms drivers for asphalt IRC Hyundai confirms drivers for asphalt The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team will continue with a three car approach to its debut season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) by fielding a trio of Hyundai i20 WRCs in the French and Spanish rounds. The team’s lead driver Thierry Neuville will continue to compete i...

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