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Wed January 30, 2013

Protasov bags podium on Monte debut Subaru Protasov bags podium on Monte debut Ukraine's Yuriy Protasov finished third in WRC 2 class and 12th overall on his debut at last week's Rallye Monte Carlo, round one of Protasov's five-round prize drive as a result of winning the 2012 FIA Rally Class.    ...

Sun January 20, 2013

Wiegand wins WRC2 Skoda Wiegand wins WRC2 What a premiere! The opening event of the new year of the World Championship, the new WRC-2 class and two wins for ŠKODA. Sepp Wiegand/Frank Christian of Germany score a valuable win in their first appearance at the legendary Monte Carlo Rally....

Sat January 19, 2013

Ostberg prospers for Qatar M-Sport Ford Ostberg prospers for Qatar M-Sport Rallye Monte-Carlo is treacherous at the best of times, but the 2013 edition of the legendary event witnessed some of the most difficult conditions the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has seen in years. Nevertheless, as always rising to the challenge, Qatar M-Sport’s Mads Østb...

Loeb claims 7th Monte win Citroen Loeb claims 7th Monte win Just as testing as the first three days, despite Saturday’s two night stages on the Col du Turini being cancelled, day four saw Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena win the Rallye Monte-Carlo for the seventh time. Two Citroën DS3 WRCs finished on the podium at this year’s opening ...

Motorsport Italia Monte Carlo review WRC Motorsport Italia Monte Carlo review ‘Evening everyone, ‘Well I’m writing to you earlier than I thought I would be! I’d just set off for the final loop of stages when I heard that the last two tests wouldn’t be run. After a really tough day, Rallye Monte Carlo’s over and we’re pleased to have made it to the end a...

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WRC Rally ends early @ 09:02 PM - Sorry, can't resist, Turini Night stages (17-18) cancelled, there was not enough global warming!

Fri January 18, 2013

Motorsport Italia Mini Monte day3 WRC Motorsport Italia Mini Monte day3 ‘Hello Michał here again, ‘We’ve just arrived in Monte Carlo. Our MINI John Cooper Works WRC is safely in parc fermé and we’ve successfully finished a long day driving. It was a good day for us. We moved up one place to thirteenth in the overall classification and got thr...

Novikov moves into podium position Ford Novikov moves into podium position The Qatar M-Sport drivers put in another sterling performance today as Rallye Monte-Carlo ventured south for the third leg of competitive rallying. Producing a string of excellent stage times, Russian star Evgeny Novikov moved into the final podium position with Juho Hänninen mai...

Smooth transfer for Loeb & Elena Citroen Smooth transfer for Loeb & Elena Day three of the Rallye Monte-Carlo took the competitors from Valence to Monaco. As was the case on the first two legs, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena managed to extend their lead at the top of the overall standings. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew is now 1m 47.4s ahead...

Thu January 17, 2013

Motorsport Italia Mini Monte day2 WRC Motorsport Italia Mini Monte day2 ‘Hello again from Valence! ‘This is the last time I’ll be able to say that, because tomorrow after midday service, we start our journey down to Monte Carlo and the new service park....

Loeb & Elena increase their lead Citroen Loeb & Elena increase their lead Held on predominantly snow-covered roads, the second leg of Rallye Monte-Carlo saw Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena increase their lead at the top of the overall standings. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen had a tough day in the second Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC: the...

Wed January 16, 2013

Treacherous Monte conditions Ford Treacherous Monte conditions Qatar M-Sport’s quartet tackled the challenge of Rallye Monte-Carlo head-on today as they embarked on the traditional start of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)....

Monte day1 for Mini WRC Monte day1 for Mini 'Good evening everyone, 'Well, we always knew that Monte was going to be challenge and today certainly proved that! Most importantly, we’re happy to have completed both loops of stages successfully and be back at evening service. As I said earlier in the week, it’s a r...

Loeb & Elena full speed ahead Citroen Loeb & Elena full speed ahead The Rallye Monte-Carlo competitors had every possible condition thrown at them on day one of rally in the Ardèche, with wet and dry tarmac, icy patches, and in some places, roads covered with ice or snow. Looking for their seventh win at this rally, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel ...

Bad luck kills Lappi's hopes Skoda Bad luck kills Lappi's hopes Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm started their first appearance as ŠKODA Motorsport´s factory crew by winning Stage 1 of the WRC-2 category at the legendary Monte Carlo Rally. However, a defect on the front-left suspension meant a premature end in Stage 2....

Mon January 14, 2013

Debut for Qatar M-Sport quartet Ford Debut for Qatar M-Sport quartet A challenging debut awaits the Qatar M-Sport and Qatar World Rally Teams next week as the outfits make their debuts in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at the series’ traditional start to the season – Rallye Monte-Carlo. Famed as one of the most demanding and punishing roun...

Monte Carlo ushers into new era Citroen Monte Carlo ushers into new era The 2013 World Rally Championship kicks off at the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo in a season that promises many significant changes. Among the four Citroën DS3 WRCs entered in the rally, three will be driven by former winners of the event (Loeb, Hirvonen and Bouffier). Leadin...

Lotos Mini Monte preview WRC Lotos Mini Monte preview 'Hi everyone, 'It’s Michał from Lotos Team WRC here and in true Motorsport Italia style, I’ll be your ‘host’ for Rallye Monte Carlo!...

Fri January 11, 2013

Mini Italia on the road again WRC Mini Italia on the road again 'Ciao a tutti Bruno here, 'Yes, WRC season’s about to start up again and I’m back to let you know what Motorsport Italia’s up to this season, starting with Rallye Monte-Carlo....

Thu January 10, 2013

Skoda and Lappi for Monte Skoda Skoda and Lappi for Monte › ŠKODA´s new factory crew, Esapekka Lappi & Janne Ferm, to make their first appearance at the legendary rally --- › The “Monte” opens the WRC-2 season --- › The ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000 made its debut at the 2009 Monte Carlo Rally...

Mon December 31, 2012

Happy New Year 2013 starts WRC Happy New Year 2013 starts Happy, healthy and successful New Year to all our friends and visitors! To start the hopefully successful New Year today we have the entry list of the Rallye Monte Carlo 2013....

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