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L’Estage to drive ex WRC Mitsu

Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by .

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Antone L’Estage and Nathalie Richard are among the very best in North American rally, with trophy collections to prove it. But as fast drivers like David Higgins and Ken Block move to faster and faster cars, the privateer Rockstar team has been pushed to the very limits of their equipment. A blistering drive at Sno*Drift […]

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After Mexico, Solberg is Ford’s Strongest

Posted on 18. Mar, 2012 by .

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The 2012 WRC Rally Mexico was a difficult event for the Ford team. Petter Solberg was slowed with four flats, while Jari-Matti Latvala rolled after being distracted by a crashed car. With a very hard won third place finish, Solberg indicated he’s a strong contender for the 2012 title race in his WRC Ford Fiesta […]

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Latvala Leads Ford Dominance in Sweden

Posted on 12. Feb, 2012 by .

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Jari-Matti Latvala and co-driver Miikka Anttila led the Ford domination of the 2012 Rally Sweden, second round of the World Rally Championship. Latvala won the rally with a margin of 16.6 seconds after taking control during the qualifying stage – new to WRC – on Thursday. Latvala was fastest on the qualifying stage, giving the […]

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Monte Day 5: Citroen Dominates Power Stage

Posted on 22. Jan, 2012 by .

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Citroen factory drivers Sebastien Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen charged through to a first and second place respectively in the Power Stage at the 2012 Monte Carlo Rally. Citroen privateer Evgeny Novikov was third fastest on the Power Stage, just 0:02.6 behind Loeb over the 5.16km stage. Loeb won the Monte Carlo rally, scoring 28 points […]

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Monte Day 3: Solberg and Sordo Battle Behind Loeb

Posted on 20. Jan, 2012 by .

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For the third day of the 2012 Monte Carlo rally, Sebastien Loeb concentrated on managing his lead, rather than taking big risks. His reward was the rally lead at the end of day three. “We knew that the weather might be difficult today,” said Loeb. “That’s why I kept pushing yesterday to try and open […]

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Monte Day 1: Loeb Leads after Latvala Crashes

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .

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In the first rally since clinching an eighth consecutive WRC title, Sebastian Loeb has opened up more than a minute lead over rivals at the 2012 WRC opener, the Monte Carlo Rally. The opening day consisted of just four stages and classic Monte Carlo conditions, slick tarmac with ice at elevation. “We didn’t have the […]

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Monster WRT comes alive in Mexico

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino stepped up to the World Rally Championship this year, with the newly formed Monster World Rally Team. Rally Mexico was the first event for the team, and a chance to show the world what they could do.

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WRC on the upswing, Atkinson could join Block

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by .

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With new high-profile drivers, expanded TV coverage, and the support of FIA, WRC rally looks set to rebound. Chris Atkinson may also make a return with the Monster World Rally Team.

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VIDEO: First Test of Subaru Rally Team Canada 2008 STI

Posted on 23. May, 2008 by .

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Pat Richard takes the new Rocket Rally/Subaru Rally Team Canada 2008 Impreza STI out for its first test session prior to the Rocky Mountain Rally.

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