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Tue August 27, 2013

Kubica grabs lead in WRC2 Citroen Kubica grabs lead in WRC2 Playing their part in Citroën Racing's dominant performance at this year's Rallye Deutschland, Robert Kubica and Maciek Baran took their third WRC2 win. This first win on tarmac means that the DS3 RRC crew now lead the championship standings. ...

Sun August 25, 2013

Wiegand finishes home event in 4th Skoda Wiegand finishes home event in 4th After a strong finish, the ŠKODA duo Sepp Wiegand and Frank Christian wrapped up Rally Germany in fourth place in the WRC 2 category. In the final stages of the last day, the top German drivers managed to move up one more place. Overnight, the ŠKODA mechanics had had to repair th...

Neuville in nail-biting fight to finish Ford Neuville in nail-biting fight to finish Qatar World Rally Team's Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul put in another sensational performance this weekend to finish second overall at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. In a nail-biting fight to the finish, the duo secured the runner-up spot for the third event in succession an...

Highlights and lowlights for VW at home WRC Highlights and lowlights for VW at home It was the home rally of all races where Volkswagen would fall short of their own high expectations for the first time since joining the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in January 2013. This was the first time Volkswagen have missed out on a podium place in a season which has ...

Sordo secures first WRC win Citroen Sordo secures first WRC win Leaders on the final morning of Rallye Deutschland, Dani Sordo and Carlos del Barrio sweated blood and tears on the fourth leg to secure their maiden World Rally Championship win. Citroën Racing thus claimed its thirteenth consecutive win in Germany, the twelfth since the rally j...

Chardonnet wins Citroen Top Driver Citroen Chardonnet wins Citroen Top Driver The first round of the Citroën Top Driver contested on tarmac proved to be particularly demanding and difficult for the crews taking part. Quick and efficient, Sébastien Chardonnet and Thibault de la Haye managed to keep out of trouble and enjoyed an error-free rally. Keith Croni...

Fri August 23, 2013

Title race lives on WRC Title race lives on Volkswagen experienced both sides of the coin on day one of the Rally Germany. At the end of the second day of the manufacturer's home event, Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) lead the overall standings in their Polo R WRC. In contrast, the leaders in the driver and...

No let up in hostilities Citroen No let up in hostilities Held on roads along the banks of the Mosel river, the second leg of Rallye Deutschland provided a thrilling four-way contest at the front of the field. In the thick of the action, the two Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews ended the day in third and fourth positions, ...

Neuville & Evans in hunt for silver Ford Neuville & Evans in hunt for silver Qatar World Rally Team's Thierry Neuville produced in a near-perfect performance on the second day of ADAC Rallye Deutschland today to put himself well and truly in the hunt for victory. Securing no fewer than four stage wins, the Belgian was outstanding on what is his pure-a...

Wiegand on course for podium Skoda Wiegand on course for podium At the halfway point in Rally Germany, Sepp Wiegand and Frank Christian are on course for a podium position for ŠKODA. The top German duo are ranked third in the WRC 2 category after eight of their home rally’s 16 special stages. The highlight of the ninth event in this year’s Wo...

Ford mid day2 quotes Ford Ford mid day2 quotes Thierry Neuville (2nd) said: "It's been a good morning and I think we made the right tyre choice. We started on used tyres, but I didn't feel any loss of performance. We're driving well and we set three fastest [stage] times, so we certainly can't complain ...

Again soccer player in a VW WRC Again soccer player in a VW "Poldi" on the attack in the den Polo R WRC - footballer Lukas Podolski came, saw, and was given a good shaking. The German national team player swapped sports for an afternoon and took his place next to rally ace and Volkswagen works driver Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN), who currentl...

Thu August 22, 2013

Good start to home rally for Wiegand Skoda Good start to home rally for Wiegand Sepp Wiegand and Frank Christian got off to a good start in their home event, Rally Germany, in their ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000. After the first two of a total of 16 special stages, the German duo are third in the WRC 2 category and are on course for the podium finish they have set ...

Dream start to home rally WRC Dream start to home rally Cologne Cathedral as a backdrop, enthralled spectators and a perfect start - Volkswagen made an outstanding start to its home WRC event with the Polo R WRC. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) set the fastest time on both of the opening day's special stages to move into th...

Ford end of day1 updates and quotes Ford Ford end of day1 updates and quotes Thierry Neuville (3rd) said: "I hope tomorrow will be a good day for us. We struggled a little with the set-up this evening and I lost some confidence in the first stage [SS1] as it was really slippery. Even with just two cars in front of me there was a lot of mud in the c...

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Wed August 21, 2013

Mikkelsen & Markkula withdrawn WRC Mikkelsen & Markkula withdrawn Andreas Mikkelsen and Mikko Markkula (N/FIN) have had to withdraw from the Rally Germany for health reasons. A diagnosis prior to the start of the Rally Germany revealed that co-driver Mikko Markkula had fractured his seventh vertebra and partially fractured his eighth vertebra, ...

Mon August 19, 2013

Wiegand optimistic ahead of home event Skoda Wiegand optimistic ahead of home event ŠKODA duo Sepp Wiegand (D) and Frank Christian (D) are optimistic ahead of their home event at the Rally Germany (22 to 25 August). The race on the asphalt roads around Trier and the subsequent Barum Rally in ŠKODA’s home of the Czech Republic (30 August to 1 September) represent...

Sat August 17, 2013

Qatar M-Sport takes up tarmac challenge Ford Qatar M-Sport takes up tarmac challenge As the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) embarks on the first true asphalt round of the season, Qatar M-Sport will be looking to maintain its good form as it takes up the Tarmac challenge. Swapping gravel jumps for tight blacktop junctions, the squad is keen to continue its rece...

WRC returns to tarmac Citroen WRC returns to tarmac Following on from a series of seven gravel and snow rallies, Rallye Deutschland is the first round of the 2013 World Championship to be held exclusively on tarmac roads. Competing for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team, the Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen and Dani Sordo/C...

Citroen Top Driver, time for tarmac Citroen Citroen Top Driver, time for tarmac After three hotly-contested rounds on gravel, the second half of the Citroën Top Driver season begins with two consecutive rallies on tarmac, before the concluding round on the Rally of Great Britain. With eight DS3 R3s starting the German meeting, it looks like there could be a ...

Volkswagen's home rally WRC Volkswagen's home rally Volkswagen lines up at the Rally Germany in the role of both the hunter and the hunted. Should their closest rivals have a bad weekend, World Championship leaders Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (F/F) could secure both the driver and co-driver titles with a win at the ninth ...

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