August 2001 News Archive


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Fri August 31, 2001

Subaru Robbie Head Competing this Weekend

Thu August 30, 2001

WRC Portugal made to carry the can

Skoda Kresta wanted for full 2002 programme

Wed August 29, 2001

Ford McRae ready to stretch Puma S1600

WRC Deutschland in - Portugal out!!!!

Subaru Finnish Organisers Ban Religious Fan

Peugeot Rovanperä stays put at Pug for 2002

Mitsubishi Gardemeister: I am so sorry

Peugeot Peugeot back on schedule!


WRC Portugal Out, Germany In @ 03:21 PM - The rally of Portugal has been dropped from the WRC in favour of the Rally of Deutchland! Talk about it on the General Discussion Message Board and

Mon August 27, 2001

Subaru Quotes From The Subaru Drivers


Skoda 3 Octavias for Italy @ 09:35 AM - Rising Czech star Roman Kresta will drive a third officially entered Skoda Octavia WRC on October's San Remo Rally. It will be the first appearance for Kresta as an official Skoda Motorsport works driver - his start in Kenya was as a private entry in an old EVO1 spec car.

Sun August 26, 2001

Peugeot Pug back to winning ways

Ford No win, but great result for Ford

Skoda Skoda to learn from Finland 2001

Subaru Subaru Get Three of Three Home

WRC Shocks to The End as Harri Slips

Subaru Subaru Fans On Edge With 2 To Go

Peugeot Team orders at Peugeot?

Subaru Subaru Trio Ready to Attack


Subaru Marcus Takes The Win! @ 11:59 AM - Marcus did enough to hold off everyone and take the win on his home event. On the last stage Harri had reported left front shock absorber problems and Burns need to beat him by 12 seonds, he beat him by 21.2 so Burns ended up 25.0 seconds behind Gronholm in second. McRae third 7.3 seconds behind Burns!

Ford Delecour Out @ 08:11 AM - Francois Delecour didn't even get a chance to tackle the longest stage of the rally - his Focus WRC retired before this morning's service with fuel pressure problems. It's a familiar problem; the team will be hoping that the problems don't surface on the number three or four cars. McRae and Sainz hold station after Moksi-Leustu.

Sat August 25, 2001

Skoda Skoda drivers keep working away

Peugeot Peugeot back on top!

Ford McRae and Sainz steal an awesome day

Peugeot Didi crashes out

WRC How Fast Is Finland?

Subaru First, Third and Seventh Reads Well

Ford Ford duo well placed for surge


WRC Kankkunen retires @ 03:45 PM - Juha Kankkunen retired his Hyundai Accent WRC after a heavy landing from a jump on SS16 and subsequent brake failure forced him to stop. With 17 stages complete Marcus Gronholm leads Harri Rovanpera by 12.7 seconds. Richard Burns lies 25 seconds behind Rovanpera's 206 in third. One stage remains today (a 2.72km super special).

Subaru Burns Slowed On SS10 @ 06:36 AM - A left-rear puncture on his Impreza 5kms from the end of the stage slowed Richard by around 15 seconds - Gronholm has re-gained the lead

Fri August 24, 2001

Skoda Skoda crews aim for more speed on leg 2

Peugeot Peugeot back to the front

Peugeot Marcus runs the show on leg one

WRC Pug's flying Finns lead, Tommi out

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