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Fri January 24, 2014

ERC stars shine on Rallye Monte Carlo IRC ERC stars shine on Rallye Monte Carlo Several star drivers from the FIA European Rally Championship excelled on the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo last week. ...

Mon January 20, 2014

Double British success on famous Monte WRC Double British success on famous Monte The 2014 World Rally Championship (WRC) blasted into action in the French Alps last weekend with the exacting Monte Carlo Rally (16-18 January) and it was a special occasion for British rally fans. This is the first time since 2003 that two professional British drivers have start...

Sun January 19, 2014

Mixed emotions for M-Sport in Monte Ford Mixed emotions for M-Sport in Monte There were mixed emotions for M-Sport as Rallye Monte-Carlo came to a close today. Bryan Bouffier secured a sensational second place behind the wheel of an M-Sport run Ford Fiesta RS WRC and Elfyn Evans got his FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) campaign off to a flying start wit...

WRC podium for Kris Meeke Citroen WRC podium for Kris Meeke Only four stages remained on today's leg before the competitors reached the end of this 82nd running of the Rallye Monte-Carlo. But they weren't just any old stages: two successive runs, at day and then at night, on La Bollène Vésubie - Moulinet, via the Col de Turini, an...

Pirelli makes promising return to WRC WRC Pirelli makes promising return to WRC Pirelli made its return to the World Rally Championship after a year's absence at the Monte Carlo Rally this weekend, fighting at the forefront of a competitive WRC2 field. The Italian firm was sole supplier to the World Rally Championship between 2008-2010 and then suppli...

Podium for Sparco supported Bouffier Ford Podium for Sparco supported Bouffier The 2014 World Rally Championship got underway in spectacular fashion this week with the iconic Rallye Monte-Carlo setting the scene for this year’s 13-round championship. Sparco was once again at the forefront of the action with its state-of-the-art overalls being worn by som...

Dream start to the WRC for Ogier WRC Dream start to the WRC for Ogier Triumph at the Rally Monte Carlo - Volkswagen opened the new season of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a dream result. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) produced an irresistible fightback and an outstanding driving display to secure victory on the first weekend o...

Fri January 17, 2014

Kubica on pace but Monte bites back Ford Kubica on pace but Monte bites back Encompassing some of the world's most challenging and unpredictable conditions, Rallye Monte-Carlo is renowned as one of the FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) most difficult events. Unfortunately the RK M-Sport World Rally Team pairing of Robert Kubica and Maciej Szcze...

M-Sport makes it to Monaco Ford M-Sport makes it to Monaco Rallye Monte-Carlo never fails to offer a challenge, and as the M-Sport World Rally Team made their way from the Alpine town of Gap to the glamorous principality of Monte-Carlo, it would seem that today would be no different. Keeping their Ford Fiesta RS WRC's well out of tro...

Performance worthy of a champion WRC Performance worthy of a champion From fourth to first - Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) produced a courageous comeback to take the lead at the end of day two of the Rally Monte Carlo. The Volkswagen duo in the #1 Polo R WRC won three of the day's five special stages, finishing runner-up in the other t...

Both Citroen crews among the leaders Citroen Both Citroen crews among the leaders There may have been precious little snow, but there was certainly plenty of water for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews on day two of Rallye Monte-Carlo, between Gap and Monaco. Third overall this evening, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle are well-placed to claim the...

Thu January 16, 2014

Hyundai on the pace but out of luck WRC Hyundai on the pace but out of luck The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has suffered a disappointingly early end to its debut rally in the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) after both Hyundai i20 WRC cars retired from Rallye Monte-Carlo today. The team, however, remains positive about its first competitive sta...

Kris Meeke emerges in 2nd Citroen Kris Meeke emerges in 2nd --- Rallye Monte-Carlo lived up to its reputation, as the first leg proved particularly difficult to manage. In spite of the testing conditions, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews made a strong start to the 2014 World Rally Championship. --- Kris Meeke and Paul N...

Tyre roulette has VW in 4th, 7th & 9th WRC Tyre roulette has VW in 4th, 7th & 9th Volkswagen ended the opening leg of the first round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in fourth, seventh and ninth. The first day of the Rally Monte Carlo was dominated by unpredictable weather, which resulted in slippery road conditions. The Volkswagen drivers literally ...

M-Sport's faith in Evans rewarded Ford M-Sport's faith in Evans rewarded Tyre strategy can make all the difference at Rallye Monte-Carlo and the M-Sport World Rally Team had their wits about them when making their selection for the first day of competition. Thanks to the correct tyre choice through the morning loop, Monte debutant Elfyn Evans holds an...

Kubica shows his class on Monte debut Ford Kubica shows his class on Monte debut It would be difficult to find a more daunting debut with a new team and a new car than Rallye Monte-Carlo, but that didn't stand in the way of Robert Kubica on the event's first day of competition. Having led the rally in its early phases, the Polish driver currently hold...

Wed January 15, 2014

M-Sport build momentum for Monte Ford M-Sport build momentum for Monte Marking the start of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rallye Monte-Carlo provides the ultimate test of ability and strategy. With a mix of youth and experience, the two M-Sport World Rally Team crews may have differing objectives, but each will be looking to make thei...

Robert Kubica ready for Monte debut Ford Robert Kubica ready for Monte debut As the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) embarks on the first round of the season next week, so too will Robert Kubica and Maciej Szczepaniak make their competitive debut behind the wheel of their RK M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC. ...

Pirelli renews tyre range for WRC return WRC Pirelli renews tyre range for WRC return Pirelli will return to the WRC from this weekend in Monte Carlo with four completely new tyres, which are intended for use not only at the pinnacle of the sport but also in other key rally championships all over the world. The new product range was launched at the Autosport In...

Sparco partners ready for extremes WRC Sparco partners ready for extremes The demanding mountainous terrain of the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo will once again herald the start of a new World Rally Championship as 72 participating cars take part in the 82nd running of the world famous Monte-Carlo rally this weekend. The event officially got underway ye...

Mon January 13, 2014

Citroen Racing opens non-racing season Citroen Citroen Racing opens non-racing season Among its record number of WRC wins (93 victories since 2001), Monte-Carlo has a very special place in Citroën's sporting and media history. André Citroën was a big fan of marketing and therefore had no hesitation in entering his latest model at the 1934 rally. This was in...

Fri January 10, 2014

Hyundai Shell WRT debut in Monte WRC Hyundai Shell WRT debut in Monte In just over a year since its establishment, Hyundai Motorsport is ready to join the ranks of the competitive FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) next week with two Hyundai i20 WRC cars entered into the prestigious Rallye Monte-Carlo, round one of the 13-rally 2014 WRC season....

Volkswagen on the legendary Monte WRC Volkswagen on the legendary Monte From the hunter to the hunted: Volkswagen's mission to defend its titles in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) opens with a genuine motorsport classic at the Rally Monte Carlo, as the "Monte" is the oldest rally in the world. From 14 to 19 January, the French pairing of S...

Sat December 21, 2013

NEWS JUST IN

WRC Monte Carlo entry list @ 00:11 AM - The Rallye Monte Carlo 2014 entry list is now online too, follow menu WRC > Calendar or this link: http://www.rallye-info.com/event_entrylist.asp?event=615

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