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Mon April 30, 2007

Munchis chasing points in Argentina Ford Munchis chasing points in Argentina The Munchi's Ford World Rally Team will step into their backyard at Rally Argentina confidently searching that illusive first manufacturer point which narrowly evaded them by one position in Mexico. Round six of the WRC will be the third in the Munchi's ten event campaign a...

Stobart looking forward to Argentina Ford Stobart looking forward to Argentina Round six of the FIA World Rally Championship will be a fast-paced battle in Argentina next week as the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford Team look to regain third position in the manufacturers’ race....

Citroen Stohl looking forward to a favourite

Fri April 27, 2007

Subaru want podium on pace Subaru Subaru want podium on pace The vast, rolling expanses of the Pampas, an abundance of water splashes and wildly unpredictable weather all mean one thing – the Subaru World Rally Team is heading to Argentina for round six of the World Rally Championship!...

BP-Ford steps up for Argentine tango Ford BP-Ford steps up for Argentine tango FIA World Rally Championship leader BP-Ford journeys to Argentina next week for an event that generates a special ambience unmatched anywhere else during the season. Rally Argentina (3 - 6 May) is south America's only round in the 16-event series and while the passionate Lati...

Thu April 26, 2007

Citroen aim to battle for victory again Citroen Citroen aim to battle for victory again The sixth round of the 2007 World Rally Championship takes Citroën to Argentina where two C4 WRCs have been entered for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/ Marc Martí....

IRC Travaglia enters IRC

Wed April 25, 2007

Kopecky goes one better in the Fabia KC Skoda Kopecky goes one better in the Fabia KC After two weeks, the crew of Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek with their Škoda Fabia Kit Car from Impromat Motorsport has been at the starting line of also the second race classified as part of the Czech Republic's Rally Championship. They turned their second start in the Škoda Fab...

Tue April 24, 2007

Citroen sign up to IRC Citroen Citroen sign up to IRC Following requests from its customers, Citroën has become the fourth manufacturer to register for the Intercontinental Rally Championship (IRC), the new international motor sport series organised by SRW Events, an operation recently established by Eurosport with a view to orga...

Mon April 23, 2007

Stars sign up for Ypres IRC Stars sign up for Ypres The number of entries for the Ypres Rally in Belgium - which runs as the third round of the IRC from June 22-23 - is steadily growing, with a number of drivers from all over the world announcing their interest in the event....

Thu April 19, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher IRC Hacked by prem7pun!sher The organisers of the all-asphalt Ypres Rally in Belgium - which runs as the third round of the IRC from June 22-23 - have pledged to put spectators first by providing spectacular viewing areas throughout the route this year....

Prevot joins SWRT Subaru Prevot joins SWRT Stephane Prevot will co-drive for Subaru World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson from Rally Argentina, which takes place on May 3-6....

Wed April 18, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Subaru Hacked by prem7pun!sher Subaru World Rally Team pairing Petter Solberg and Phil Mills are to take part in the recce for next month’s Jordan Rally as preparation for the event’s graduation to the FIA World Rally Championship calendar in 2008....

Tue April 17, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher General Hacked by prem7pun!sher www.rallye1.de has a couple of interesting news. First, if you look at that site, they have made changes. Following the decline in interest in the WRC, we have promised more focus on IRC and marathons. Rallye1.de appears to address this by combining themselves with www.racing1.de...

Mon April 16, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Skoda Hacked by prem7pun!sher Michal Hrabánek (38) has been appointed Head of Škoda Auto Motor Sport Department. Dr. Martin Muehlmeier, his predecessor, is returning to Audi after three years spent at this post....

Fri April 13, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Peugeot Hacked by prem7pun!sher Peugeot Sport Spain drivers Nicolas Vouilloz and Enrique Ojeda have been encouraged by a three-day test gravel test in Spain with the new 207 S2000, in preparation for the Rally of Turkey next month....

Wed April 11, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Skoda Hacked by prem7pun!sher Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek crew with the Škoda Fabia Kit Car of team Impromat have participated in the initial contest of the Czech Republic ’s Rally Championship. Jan alongside with Filip, who start in the World Rally Championship with their Škoda Fabia WRC Czech Rally Team Kop...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Citroen Hacked by prem7pun!sher The new design of the OMV Citroen Xsara WRC is starting to take shape. OMV, Central Europe’s leading oil and gas group, invited children up to the age of 14 to design a new look for the rally car of OMV driver Manfred Stohl. The rally car with the OMV Move & Help winner-look will...

Wed April 4, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher General Hacked by prem7pun!sher - Or „Does the WRC not want a show?“. Deutschland is Fußballland. Any sport but soccer is too hard to understand for the German public. Or is it the German media’s incredible bias to only one sport? It’s the country where we hear 24/7 about soccer, if we win or not, but i.e. when...

Tue April 3, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Subaru Hacked by prem7pun!sher Glenn Macneall, co-driver to Chris Atkinson in the Subaru World Rally Team, is stepping down with immediate effect. The 34-year-old Australian, who has partnered Atkinson since he joined the team in 2004, has decided to return home in order to devote more time to his personal and...

Mon April 2, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Skoda Hacked by prem7pun!sher The Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek crew has completed their first start in the Rally de Portugal in twenty second position. After a jinxed entry into the race, when the Czech Rally Team Kopecký crew had to retire as a result of a technical breakdown from Friday’s leg, Jan Kopecký fo...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Subaru Hacked by prem7pun!sher Petter Solberg and the Subaru World Rally Team have moved up the WRC points tables after a successful points-scoring mission on Rally de Portugal. Throughout today’s final leg, Petter and co-driver Phil Mills maintained the fourth position they had held since the early stages of ...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Ford Hacked by prem7pun!sher Reigning world champion BP-Ford maintained its lead in the FIA World Rally Championship manufacturers' standings despite a time penalty following tonight's finish of the Rally de Portugal. Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen and team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen...

Sun April 1, 2007

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Ford Hacked by prem7pun!sher Further to the penalties inflicted to several competitors after the technical scrutineering, please find here under the amended positions. All Ford Focus WRCs have been penalised 5 minutes, supposedly for weight infringements - on the rear side windows!!!! Ford still leads th...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Ford Hacked by prem7pun!sher BP-Ford World Rally Team claimed a double podium finish on the Rally de Portugal today to preserve its lead in both the manufacturers' and drivers standings in the FIA World Rally Championship. Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen were second in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car ...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Ford Hacked by prem7pun!sher The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford team has had another successful outing scoring four manufacturer points, taking their total to 23 after Vodafone Rally de Portugal, round five of the World Rally Championship....

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Citroen Hacked by prem7pun!sher Victory in Portugal this weekend went to Citroën Sport's Sébastien Loeb, his Monaco-born codriver Daniel Elena and the C4 WRC, while Dani Sordo and his right-hand man Marc Martí took their C4 WRC to 5th place. ...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Citroen Hacked by prem7pun!sher The OMV Kronos Citroen World Rally Team has gathered two points for the manufacture ranking at the “Vodafone Rally de Portugal” thanks to the Swedish-French duo Daniel Carlsson/Denis Giraudet. The Portugal winner from 2005 was able to move up to seventh place on the final leg. Fo...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher Skoda Hacked by prem7pun!sher The Jan Kopecký-Filip Schovánek crew approached the second leg of the Rally de Portugal with an effort to achieve at least partial successes after yesterday’s jinxed leg. During yesterday’s initial super stage Jan Kopecký has retired as a result of a non-functional brake system c...

Hacked by prem7pun!sher General Hacked by prem7pun!sher This morning in Portugal has been a surprise meeting of the rallies commission. Once again some major issues have been discussed and suggested for the future of world rallying. First of all however two previously discussed changes have been fully confirmed and details have been f...

NEWS JUST IN

General Hacked by prem7pun!sher @ 03:56 PM - If anyone is interested (probably not) the entry list for the next event is up already too. Looks very much business as usual. Shall we bet on the same podium as on last 2 events? Anyway, to be found above: next event - Argentina - entries

General Hacked by prem7pun!sher @ 01:49 PM - ...are being posted in the according sections (Portugal) results above and championship points to the left. Of course unofficial and provisional (and before the superspecial, but what is going to change there?) Interesting, Subaru now moves into 3rd place, 1point ahead of Matthew Wilson's 2nd hand Ford team.

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