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Fri February 27, 2004

WRC News Rules and Regulations in Mexico

Wed February 25, 2004

Skoda Skoda confirm new team boss

Tue February 24, 2004

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Mexico Tipping @ 10:09 AM - Get your Corona Rally Mexico tips in.

Mon February 23, 2004

Impreza WRC04 Ready for Mexico Debut Subaru Impreza WRC04 Ready for Mexico Debut The very latest evolution of the Subaru Impreza World Rally Car, the WRC2004, will make its competitive debut on the Corona Rally Mexico, which begins from the town of Leon on 11 March. Taking full advantage of the latest FIA technical regulations, and incorporating a host of imp...

Sat February 14, 2004

Citroen into the top not only 4 Nordics Citroen Citroen into the top not only 4 Nordics The Rally Sweden 04 has changed the record books. It was the first time ever a non-Nordic driver has won this event. But Sébastien Loeb’s win for Citroen changed the all time best lists as well. It was a victory that looks good on Citroen and one that moves Séb Loeb as the first ...

WRC Starting order Rally Mexico 2004

Wed February 11, 2004

Drivers Looking Forward to Mexico WRC Drivers Looking Forward to Mexico For the first time in history, the full compliment of FIA World Rally Championship contenders will power world rally car machinery over the gravel stages in the mountains high above the City of Guanajuato during round three of the series, Corona Rally México (12-14 March). Sixtee...

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Corona Rally Mexico Tips @ 06:48 AM - Time to get your Corona Rally Mexico tips in. Plenty of time, but you can enter them now and edit them at any point up until the event starts.

Mon February 9, 2004

Rovanpera returns to Peugeot Peugeot Rovanpera returns to Peugeot Taking advantage of being allowed to alternate the team in the second car entered by a manufacturer in the World Rally Championship, Peugeot has once again called on Harri Rovanpera for the next leg of the championship, the Mexican rally (11-14 March 2004). Harri Rovanpera has al...

WRC Rally Mexico Cuts a Disc!

Sun February 8, 2004

1st time no Swedish win for Peugeot Peugeot 1st time no Swedish win for Peugeot Today we had to break with tradition. In general because for the first time ever a non-Nordic driver won the traditional Rally Sweden. But for Peugeot as well, as for the first time in history the Peugeot works team has been beaten in Sweden. On the good side however, we had the ...

Perfect Loeb disrespects tradition! WRC Perfect Loeb disrespects tradition! Today WRC history has been written when for the first time in the entire history of the WRC and the 45 years old history of the Rally Sweden a non-Nordic driver managed to win this event! It is as well the first time ever the Peugeot works team has been beaten here. In altogether...

WRC Unofficial results Sweden 04

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Makes title battle @ 09:03 AM - provisional, unofficial standings after Sweden: 1st Citroen 24points // 2nd Ford 22 // 3rd Peugeot 17 // 4th Subaru 10 // 5th Mitsubishi 3 // there was nobody left for the last point again

WRC Drivers title battle @ 09:02 AM - provisional, unofficial standings after Sweden: 1st Loeb 20points // 2nd Grönholm 13 // 3rd Märtin 10 // 4th Solberg 8 // 5th Duval 6 // 6th Tuohino 5 // =7th Loix 4 // =7th Sainz 4 // =9th Panizzi 3 // =9th H.Solberg 3 // =11th Burri 1 // =11th Carlsson 1

WRC S end - Congrats Séb Loeb!!!! @ 08:54 AM - Supposed to be French asphalt specialist turns 1st non-Nordic driver in WRC history to win Rally Sweden! Unofficial, provisional final positions: 1. Loeb 3:26:17.7, 2. Grönholm +46.6 3. Solberg +1:21.5 4. Tuohino +1:42.1 5. Sainz +2:17.0 6. H Solberg +4:17.6 7. Märtin +5:38.3 8. Carlsson +5:50.4 9. Hirvonen +9:18.2 10. Eriksson +12:37.4

WRC S SS18 - One more to go... @ 07:51 AM - ...but excitement nevertheless. Sainz seems to have oil pressure problems and might be out of the rally. Sainz currently parked 10m behind stage finish. Grönholm's and Solberg's Utyres are completely worn. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS18: 1. Loeb 3:20:04.5, 2. Grönholm +54.3 3. Solberg +1:21.2 4. Tuohino +1:41.6 5. Sainz +1:54.7 6. H Solberg +4:10.2 7. Märtin +5:37.7 8. Carlsson +5:50.4 9. Hirvonen +9:11.3 10. Eriksson +12:26.6

WRC Carlos out? @ 07:44 AM - The fight Sainz vs Tuohino is over, Tuohino has gained 13s over Sainz, however we are getting reports that Carlos has an oil pressure problem and might not even be able to continue!

WRC S SS17 - Tuohino & Sainz tie @ 06:53 AM - Incredible battle for 4th. anne tuohino and Carlos Sainz went into the stage only 0.2s apart and they still are, they tied in the stage! Unofficial, provisional positions after SS17: 1. Loeb 3:07:45.4, 2. Grönholm +59.0 3. Solberg +1:20.2 4. Tuohino +1:39.6 5. Sainz +1:39.8 6. H Solberg +3:52.1 7. Märtin +5:32.7 8. Carlsson +5:39.3 9. Hirvonen +9:04.1 10. Eriksson +11:51.6

WRC S SS16 - Grönholm quick @ 04:47 AM - Grönholm wins the stage by promising margin for it being just around 10km. The Tuohino vs Sainz battle for 4th is developing into a thriller, Tuohino re-took 4th place the stage before, now Sainz has the faster time and narrows the gap to just 0.2s. Märtin passes Carlsson, which was on the cards for a while. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS16: 1. Loeb 3:00:21.3, 2. Grönholm +1:00.4 3. Solberg +1:19.4 4. Tuohino +1:43.8 5. Sainz +1:44.0 6. H Solberg +3:45.5 7. Märtin +5:36.0 8. Carlsson +5:37.7 9. Hirvonen +9:02.7 10. Eriksson +11:30.1

WRC S SS15 - Tuohino wins stage... @ 03:29 AM - ...and passes Sainz for 4th again, awell a battle going on there. Loeb meanwhile takes it easy. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS15: 1. Loeb 2:54:10.6, 2. Grönholm +1:07.5 3. Solberg +1:22.9 4. Tuohino +1:47.1 5. Sainz +1:48.7 6. H Solberg +3:44.0 7. Carlsson +5:36.1 8. Märtin +5:39.3 9. Hirvonen +8:51.3 10. Eriksson +11:15.9

WRC S SS14 - Grönholm spins again @ 02:54 AM - Grönholm spins and loses 40s, the fight for victory is basically over now. Sainz wins stage and moves past Tuohino. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS14: 1. Loeb 2:41:56.5, 2. Grönholm +1:12.4 3. Solberg +1:27.6 4. Sainz +1:51.7 5. Tuohino +1:52.6 6. H Solberg +3:32.3 7. Carlsson +5:27.0 8. Märtin +5:42.0 9. Hirvonen +8:49.9 10. Eriksson +10:42.9

Sat February 7, 2004

The Grönholm helicopter Peugeot The Grönholm helicopter Even though the Swedish victory is probably less likely now than it was after leg1, Marcus Grönholm had an excellent and especially exciting day during leg2. Losing a minute yesterday with a power steering problem, he started day2 in 6th place – and ended the day in 2nd! This is ...

WRC unofficial leg2 results and leg3 order

NEWS JUST IN

WRC S leg2 - no attack in super special @ 11:48 AM - Unofficial, provisional positions after leg2: 1. Loeb 2:34:22.7, 2. Grönholm +40.6 3. Solberg +1:28.1 4. Tuohino +1:55.7 5. Sainz +1:56.5 6. H Solberg +3:25.8 7. Carlsson +5:27.3 8. Märtin +5:44.5 9. Hirvonen +8:47.3 10. Eriksson +10:25.8

WRC S SS12 - The Grönholm helicopter @ 10:32 AM - Grönholm spun at top speed near the start of the stage taking the whole front of the car off, the car kept on spinning and spinning like a helicopter. Loix has retired after being plagued by a big misfire for a few stages. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS12: 1. Loeb 2:32:24.5, 2. Grönholm +40.4 3. Solberg +1:30.8 4. Tuohino +1:48.8 5. Sainz +1:58.1 6. H Solberg +3:26.2 7. Carlsson +5:27.4 8. Märtin +5:44.3 9. Hirvonen +8:46.9 10. Eriksson +10:17.3

WRC S SS11 - Märtin's dream over! @ 09:11 AM - Märtin went off and lost over 3m, the car is damaged but he is continuing. Loeb now leads but only 26.2s ahead of Grönholm. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS11: 1. Loeb 2:11:26.6, 2. Grönholm +26.2 3. Tuohino +1:15.1 4. Solberg +1:27.3 5. Sainz +1:52.9 6. H Solberg +2:57.1 7. Carlsson +4:53.2 8. Loix +4:59.2 9. Märtin +5:31.5 10. Hirvonen +8:18.8

WRC Märtin in problems! @ 09:04 AM - He is reported to have lost a wheel near the start of SS11. This would hand the lead to Loeb.

WRC S SS10 - Snow in Malta @ 08:00 AM - Malta2, that stage in Sweden that is. Stage win by Grönholm, Solberg dropped about 15s.... Unofficial, provisional positions after SS10: 1. Märtin 2:00:09.8, 2. Loeb +22.4 3. Grönholm +47.0 4. Tuohino +1:25.3 5. Solberg +1:36.7 6. Sainz +2:10.1 7. H Solberg +3:05.3 8. Carlsson +5:01.2 9. Loix +5:05.7

WRC S SS9 - Twisty stage with twists @ 04:32 AM - Duval off, Hirvonen off, both lost loads of time. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS9: 1. Märtin 1:54:27.3, 2. Loeb +25.8 3. Grönholm +54.6 4. Tuohino +1:21.7 5. Solberg +1:26.6 6. Sainz +2:13.6 7. H Solberg +3:04.0 8. Loix +4:57.6 9. Carlsson +5:00.4 10. Eriksson +7:24.7

WRC S SS8 - New podium @ 04:31 AM - 3rd fastest stage time in a row for Grönholm while Sainz went off losing just under a minute. Carlsson also went off dropping near 2 minutes. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS8: 1. Märtin 1:40:37.9, 2. Loeb +30.0 3. Grönholm +51.6 4. Tuohino +1:07.0 5. Solberg +1:17.7 6. Hirvonen +1:35.8 7. Sainz +1:40.9 8. Duval +2:00.5 9. H Solberg +2:50.5 10. Loix +4:22.3

WRC S SS7 - Peugeots fly!... @ 02:55 AM - Grönholm on the road (2nd stage win on the trott), Loix off the road (dented right hand side and pride). Daniel Carlsson's stage time that displayed him as the stage winner has been altered by the organisers. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS7: 1. Märtin 1:28:40.1, 2. Loeb +25.8 3. Sainz +45.4 4. Grönholm +53.7 5. Tuohino +59.4 6. Solberg +1:15.7 7. Hirvonen +1:35.2 8. Duval +1:53.4 9. Carlsson +2:35.6 10. H Solberg +2:42.2

WRC S SS6 - Solberg off @ 02:52 AM - Petter Solberg went into a ditch for 45s. Grönholm wins stage narrowly ahead of Märtin and Loeb and makes up two places. Kristian Sohlberg in the 2nd Mitsubishi didn't take the start with transmission problems. Unofficial, provisional positions after SS6: 1. Märtin 1:22:49.0, 2. Loeb +23.3 3. Sainz +47.6 4. Grönholm +58.0 5. Tuohino +59.8 6. Solberg +1:11.3 7. Hirvonen +1:30.9 8. Duval +1:42.6 9. Loix +2:04.8 10. Carlsson +2:20.8

Fri February 6, 2004

Citroen Xsaras in Second and Fourth

Subaru Solberg & Mikko With the Goods on Leg 1

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