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Sun June 15, 2008

Ford secure 1-2 in Turkey Ford Ford secure 1-2 in Turkey Master tactics paid dividends for BP Ford World Rally Team as it claimed a 1-2 finish on a thrilling Rally of Turkey today. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen claimed their second win of the FIA World Rally Championship season in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car to move back into t...

Henning tops Stobart boys in Turkey Ford Henning tops Stobart boys in Turkey An event of mixed fortunes has seen the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team close in on third place in the FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers after round eight in Turkey. Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud were the stars of the show finishing the Rally of Turkey in a well d...

Subaru Petter secures sixth in Turkey

Sat June 14, 2008

Petter continues Impreza development Subaru Petter continues Impreza development Using the second day in Turkey to further develop the new Impreza WRC2008, the Subaru World Rally Team crew of Petter Solberg and Phil Mills retained their sixth position overall with one day remaining. Chris Atkinson and Stéphane Prévot also took steps forward with the performan...

All 3 Stobarts stay in the points Ford All 3 Stobarts stay in the points With day 2 of Rally Turkey completed this evening the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team remain with all three crews in points scoring positions. Leading the pack are Norwegians Henning Solberg/Cato Menkerud who occupy a podium-chasing fourth position overall....

Hirvonen and Latvala lead into final day Ford Hirvonen and Latvala lead into final day BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team took full advantage of last night's bold tactical manoeuvre to take control of the Rally of Turkey during today's second leg. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen sped over the tricky gravel tracks in the south to lead this eighth round of t...

Loeb's tactics: Driving fast Citroen Loeb's tactics: Driving fast The second leg of the 2008 Rally of Turkey was shorter than the first and took place in searing heat and bright sunshine. Citroën's Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena ended the day in third position with their C4 WRC, while their Spanish Citroën Total team-mates Dani Sordo/Marc Mar...

Suzuki retire after early promise Suzuki Suzuki retire after early promise The second day of the Rally of Turkey provided one of the toughest challenges of the World Rally Championship season. The mountainous stages to the west of the rally¹s host town of Kemer were, once again, bathed in sunshine ensuring they were baked hard. Both Suzuki SX4 WRCs m...

Fri June 13, 2008

Super-Sweeper Loeb leads in Turkey Citroen Super-Sweeper Loeb leads in Turkey The first full day of competition of the 2008 Rally of Turkey turned out to be extremely long and punishing, but Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena checked into this evening’s service park in Kemer on top of the provisional standings after magnificently coping with the handicap of havin...

Ford proud to lead from behind Ford Ford proud to lead from behind BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team controlled today's opening leg of the Rally of Turkey with a masterful blend of speed and strategy. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen and team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila held the top two positions in Ford Focus RS World Rally...

A better start for Suzuki Suzuki A better start for Suzuki Both Suzuki drivers Toni Gardemeister and P-G Andersson enjoyed a thrilling day on the Turkish stages, as they hurled their SX4 WRCs along some of the twistiest and roughest roads around. Andersson moved into the top 10 on the fourth stage and remained there with some stunning ti...

Stobart unashamed of tactics Ford Stobart unashamed of tactics All three Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team members have finished the opening day of Rally Turkey occupying positions inside the top-seven on round eight of the FIA World Rally Championship. Intelligent driving on the final stage today has left both the Stobart squad and its big...

Solberg 6th after day one Subaru Solberg 6th after day one After an intense day of action on the Rally of Turkey, the number five Impreza WRC2008 of Petter Solberg and Phil Mills completed the day in a hard-fought sixth position. Chris Atkinson and Stéphane Prévot were less fortunate however and, like many others, felt the sting of the r...

Thu June 12, 2008

Another tough test for new Impreza Subaru Another tough test for new Impreza Only a week after the punishing Acropolis Rally, the busiest period of the season is brought to a close by the Rally of Turkey, the final event before the summer break. It is the sixth gravel event in a row at the start of this season, and the conditions will provide no gentle wi...

Suzuki hope for Turkish delight Suzuki Suzuki hope for Turkish delight After a year's absence from the calendar, the Rally of Turkey makes a welcome return to the World Rally Championship this year as the eighth round of the series, marking the halfway point of the 2008 season. As expected, Suzuki has climbed a tough learning curve on its debut s...

Stobart trio head to Turkey Ford Stobart trio head to Turkey Next week the FIA World Rally Championship returns to Turkey after a year of absence from the Eurasian event. With all three crews from the Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team returning after last week’s Greek round it will be yet another battle for points in the Manufacturers’ Ch...

Ford aims to find a taste of Turkey Ford Ford aims to find a taste of Turkey An exciting opening half of the FIA World Rally Championship comes to a close next weekend when BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team takes its series lead to the Rally of Turkey (12 - 15 June). This eighth round of the 15-event campaign returns to the calendar after a year's ab...

Citroen looking for success in Turkey Citroen Citroen looking for success in Turkey The fast and furious pace of the 2008 WRC calendar sees the championship's regulars move on to Turkey for the eighth match of the season. Citroën will have two C4 WRCs in Kemer for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Martí....

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