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Mon October 3, 2011

Ogier wins, Citroen stays in front Citroen Ogier wins, Citroen stays in front Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia did not make any mistakes in the Sunday morning sprint on the final day of Rally France Alsace, and gave the Citroën Total World Rally Team its ninth victory in the eleven rallies run so far this season. The win has helped Citroën maintain its...

Petter Solberg confirms his potential Citroen Petter Solberg confirms his potential Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson, who were battling for the lead on the opening day, finished on the Rally France-Alsace podium. Unfortunately, the car was disqualified after scrutineering for not respecting the minimum weight. The other two DS3 WRCs prepared by Citroën Racing ...

Sun October 2, 2011

Solberg excluded! - promotes Hirvonen Ford Solberg excluded! - promotes Hirvonen Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen are tied for the lead of the FIA World Rally Championship following a dramatic turn of events after the finish of Rallye de France today. ...

France SWRC driver quotes WRC France SWRC driver quotes Here the full Rallye de France SWRC driver-by-driver quotes and stories....

It’s two-for-two for Tänak WRC It’s two-for-two for Tänak After a series win at ADAC Rallye Deutschland in August, young Estonian driver Ott Tänak and his co-driver Kuldar Sikk (EST) comfortably steered their Michelin-shod Ford Fiesta S2000 to victory on the seventh and penultimate round of the 2011 FIA S2000 World Rally Championship ...

Hirvonen climbs into title battle Ford Hirvonen climbs into title battle Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen moved to within three points of the FIA World Rally Championship lead after a dramatic 11th round in France this weekend.  The Finns finished fourth in Rallye de France in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, ...

Red Bull Skoda's unlucky French trip Skoda Red Bull Skoda's unlucky French trip Red Bull ŠKODA's rallying performances in the last-but-one event of this season's SWRC were over-shadowed by a serious accident when the Fabia Super 2000 driven by Gassner & Wüstenhagen crashed into a tree in Stage 9. While Gassner came off without injury, Kathi Wüste...

Sat October 1, 2011

Ford fixed on Hirvonen title challenge Ford Ford fixed on Hirvonen title challenge Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team climbed the Rallye de France leaderboard today with a consistent performance focused on improving its world championship title challenge.  Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila ended the second leg in fourth place in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Ca...

Loads of bad luck for Red Bull ŠKODA Skoda Loads of bad luck for Red Bull ŠKODA Rally de France, the last-but-one event of this year's SWRC, seems to be cursed for the Red Bull ŠKODA team. After all the bad luck on Friday, Day 2 started well thanks to fantastic times achieved by Hänninen & Markkula, but far less positive news was soon to come – while ...

Fri September 30, 2011

Door opens for Ford duo in France Ford Door opens for Ford duo in France Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s world title aspirations took yet another unexpected twist on the winding asphalt roads of today’s dramatic opening leg of Rallye de France....

Bad luck for Skoda so far in France Skoda Bad luck for Skoda so far in France Friday was the first day of the last-but-one event of this year's SWRC. With eight stages to go on Day 1 (148 kilometres), both crews of the ŠKODA Red Bull team made an excellent start - championship leaders Hänninen & Markkula took the lead after Stage 2, Gassner & Wüste...

Tue September 27, 2011

sWRC enters the final phase for Skoda Skoda sWRC enters the final phase for Skoda The question who will win this year's SWRC is going to be answered soon: taking place next weekend (30 September – 2 October), the French Rally is the last-but-one event of this season's World Championship. The ambition of the Red Bull ŠKODA team in the season's s...

Mon September 26, 2011

New livery for Ford in France Ford New livery for Ford in France Ford will field its official Fiesta RS World Rally Cars in a stunning black colour scheme for the first time in competition at next week’s Rallye de France (29 September - 2 October).  Following a concerted campaign by fans on the team’s Facebook page, Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally ...

Mini Rallye Alsace preview WRC Mini Rallye Alsace preview The MINI WRC Team will again be competing on asphalt when it arrives in Strasbourg for its fourth event of 2011, Rally France-Alsace. The team is keen to capitalise on its third place in Germany for Dani Sordo (ES) and the tarmac performance shown by the MINI John Cooper Works WR...

Alsace, Citroen's home round Citroen Alsace, Citroen's home round After travelling to the other side of the world, the 2011 World Rally Championship will finish in Europe. The ‘Rallye de France-Alsace’, the first of the three remaining events, will be on Citroën’s home turf. Last year, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena won their seventh world tit...

Solberg & Co up for Alsace Challange Citroen Solberg & Co up for Alsace Challange Petter Solberg, Kimi Räikkönen and Peter van Merksteijn Jr will all start the Rally de France-Alsace at the wheel of their Citroën Racing Technologies Citroën DS3 WRCs. The Citroën privateer drivers who scored points in Rally Germany – the first tarmac event of the season – are a...

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