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This is Topic: WRC Rally News 2010
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Valvoline Enters Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship With Nur Ali
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 22, 2015 - 02:21 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Valvoline Enters Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship With Nur Ali


Few brands garner as much fan recognition as Valvoline™ and for good reason. Valvoline lubricated the winning car in the first U.S. auto race in 1895 in Chicago. Since then, Valvoline Racing has been involved all over the world in everything from NASCAR to IndyCar racing to NHRA drag racing to Formula 1. Now, the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) can be added to that list.

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Midday Quotes, Rally De Portugal, Section Two
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 22, 2015 - 02:18 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Midday Quotes, Rally De Portugal, Section Two


“I was quite surprised at how good our times were because we weren’t pushing at all! In the middle of the first stage [SS2] I felt some instability as the tyres were going off so we just backed off and perfected our notes after that. I was really steady and just drove smoothly.


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All Good Things - Volkswagen In Front At 'Free Practice' In Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 12:45 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
All Good Things - Volkswagen In Front At 'Free Practice' In Portugal


Mikkelsen, Ogier and Latvala first, second and third in shakedown at Rally Portugal
First time that three second generation Polo R WRC are in action

Perfect start to the Rally Portugal: Volkswagen took the top three spots in "free practice" at the fifth event of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season. Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) quickly set the best time on their debut in the second generation Polo R WRC – ahead of their team-mates Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN).

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Ari Vatanen Appointed As DMACK Brand Ambassador
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 12:44 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Ari Vatanen Appointed As DMACK Brand Ambassador


DMACK is proud to announce that former world rally champion Ari Vatanen is to become its first brand ambassador.

Finnish rally hero Vatanen won the FIA World Rally Championship drivers’ title in 1981 and is a four-time Paris Dakar Rally winner. Having driven for a raft of manufacturers during the heyday of Group B rallying, the Vatanen name is synonymous with exhilarating motorsport action.

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Texan Nur Ali Enters Red Bull Global Rallycross (Grc) Lites Series Partners
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 07:05 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Texan Nur Ali Enters Red Bull Global Rallycross (Grc) Lites Series Partners With Tweaker Energy Shot


Nur Ali has never shied away from a new challenge. Whether it was earning the distinction of becoming the first professional Pakistani-born race car driver, competing internationally in A1 Grand Prix - World Cup of Motorsports, NASCAR or the ARCA Racing Series, Ali has taken it all on. In 2015, the Trophy Club, TX native will take on perhaps the biggest challenge of his 17-year career when he enters the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) Lites Series.


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Successful Start For Mini In Argentina - Mini All4 Racing Lead After First Stage Of Desafio Ruta 40
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 06:19 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Successful Start For Mini In Argentina - Mini All4 Racing Lead After First Stage Of Desafio Ruta 40


Following the superb win at the recent 2015 Pharaons Rally (10th-16th May), round 4 of the 2015 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup, MINI and its MINI ALL4 Racing are once again back in the thick of the action.

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Hyundai Motorsport Ready To Tackle All-New Rally De Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 05:55 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Hyundai Motorsport Ready To Tackle All-New Rally De Portugal


After two long-haul events in the Americas, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to Europe next week with Rally de Portugal, round five of this year's 13-event calendar. As the rally moves from the Southern Region of Algarve - where it has been held since 2007 - and returns to its origins in the North, the event will represent a new challenge not only for Hyundai Motorsport but for most competitors and teams.


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All British Line-Up For Albatec At Home World RX Event
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 06:57 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
All British Line-Up For Albatec At Home World RX Event


Fresh from its maiden European rallycross victory, Albatec Racing heads to Lydden Hill this weekend for the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain. Round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy marks the team’s first World RX event of the season and pitches an all-British line-up of Andy Scott and David Binks aboard the Albatec Peugeot 208 RX Supercars head-to-head against the cream of world rallycross racers.

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FIA Junior WRC - Portugal - Preview
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 06:50 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
FIA Junior WRC - Portugal - Preview


The leading programme for world rallying’s promising youngsters, the FIA Junior WRC is increasingly establishing itself an essential stepping stone for young drivers. The partnership instigated last year between Citroën Racing and the FIA has been a resounding success, with eighteen drivers aged under 28 registered for this season.

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Kubica Returns To World Rally Championship With Pirelli
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 05:48 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Kubica Returns To World Rally Championship With Pirelli


International motorsport star Robert Kubica returns to the World Rally Championship with Pirelli this weekend when he contests Rally de Portugal in the latest-specification Ford Fiesta RS WRC.

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Max Prepares For His Portuguese Adventure With MAXRALLY
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 05:47 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Max Prepares For His Portuguese Adventure With MAXRALLY


Max Vatanen – the son of rally legend Ari Vatanen – begins another exciting chapter of his career in Portugal this weekend. Having won the rookie title last year, Max is back for his second season in the Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy, which now features an exciting new turbocharged one-litre R2 car that is at the forefront of rallying technology. Not only that but Max, backed once more by www.MAXRALLY.com for the entire season, has a new co-driver for the championship, with pace notes in a new language!

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Paddon Chasing Good Result In Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 05:45 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Paddon Chasing Good Result In Portugal


Writing the best pace notes they can during the reconnaissance runs for Rally Portugal will be at the heart of Hayden Paddon and John Kennard’s bid for a top five result at their fourth event in the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship.

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Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 06/2015
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 07:02 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 06/2015


Heikkinen wins in Belgium, fourth place for Andersson

Finland’s Toomas “Toopi” Heikkinen won round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Mettet, Belgium. The Polo driver from the Marklund Motorsport team won the final on Sunday afternoon in a time of 4:02.117 minutes, ahead of Petter Solberg, Reinis Nitiss and his team-mate Per-Gunnar "P-G" Andersson (S). Johan Kristoffersson (S) of Volkswagen Team Sweden, who won the season opener in Montalegre (P), reached the semi-final. Kristoffersson’s team-mate Tord Linnerud (N) also went out in the semi-final. Victory in Belgium sees Heikkinen lead the overall standings with 28 points. Team-mate Andersson is currently third with 20 points to his name, while Kristoffersson is fifth on 18 points. The next race will be held in Lydden Hill (GB) this coming weekend.


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Frustrating Weekend For Team Peugeot-Hansen
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 06:18 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Frustrating Weekend For Team Peugeot-Hansen


The hopes raised by Timmy Hansen’s win and the speed of his Peugeot 208 WRX in Saturday’s second qualifying heat failed to convert into a successful outcome during the final phase of Belgium’s round of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

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Albatec Wins In Belgium To Lead British And Euro Rx Championships
Posted by: newsla on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 06:17 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Albatec Wins In Belgium To Lead British And Euro Rx Championships


Albatec Racing took victory in the opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (Euro RX) at the Circuit Jules Tacheny, Mettet today.

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Team HRC In Argentina For The Desafio Ruta 40
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 01:41 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Team HRC In Argentina For The Desafio Ruta 40


Team HRC Rally are all set to tackle the sixth edition of Argentina’s Desafio Ruta 40 which heads out from Catamarca on Tuesday May 19 before winding up – after five days of racing – in Villa Union on Saturday May 23.

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Albatec Peugeot 208 RX Shows Strong Pace On 2015 European Trail
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 06:27 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
Albatec Peugeot 208 RX Shows Strong Pace On 2015 European Trail


Albatec Racing lies inside the crucial top 12 qualifiers for the third round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at the Circuit Jules Tacheny, Mettet tomorrow. Former French Rallycross Champion Jérôme Grosset-Janin, at the wheel of one of the team’s two-litre 16v Peugeot 208 Supercars, is placed 11th overall in the overnight standings, and second of the drivers registered for the opening Euro RX round.

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New Ford Fiesta RS WRC Debuts At New Rally De Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 08:45 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
New Ford Fiesta RS WRC Debuts At New Rally De Portugal


M-Sport’s EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC has undergone the biggest evolution since its creation and is ready to make its debut on the stages of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

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The New Ecoboost-Powered Ford Fiesta R2
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 06:17 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
The New Ecoboost-Powered Ford Fiesta R2


M-Sport’s new Ford Fiesta R2 is set to make its competitive debut at next week’s Rally de Portugal. Homologated on May 1 2015, the much-anticipated upgrade will run as the car of choice in this year’s Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy (DDFT) – a one-make driver development programme that runs in conjunction with M-Sport and DMACK Tyres on six points-scoring rounds of five FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) events.

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Parn Picks Portugal For DMACK Prize Season
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 06:03 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Parn Picks Portugal For DMACK Prize Season


Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy winners Sander Pärn and James Morgan will sample the biggest prize in world rallying next week as they take to the wheel of their M-Sport-run Ford Fiesta R5. The pair will contest Rally de Portugal, round five of the FIA World Rally Championship, as the opening round of their prize-season WRC 2 campaign.

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ave Aims For DMACK Trophy Glory In Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 04:48 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
ave Aims For DMACK Trophy Glory In Portugal


Welsh rally driver Tom Cave kick starts his 2015 rally campaign next week when the opening round of the 2015 Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy blasts into action at the Vodafone Rally de Portugal. As runners-up in last year’s championship, Tom and co-driver Craig Parry have their sights firmly set on going one step better and lifting the huge prize on offer this year.


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WRC Promoter Names Nine Initial Rallies For 2016 Calendar
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 04:47 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
WRC Promoter Names Nine Initial Rallies For 2016 Calendar


WRC Promoter has proposed an initial nine rallies for inclusion in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship calendar.

The nine events have multi-year agreements and were approved at Tuesday’s (12 May) meeting of the FIA World Rally Championship Commission in Paris. They will be submitted for final ratification to the World Motor Sport Council.


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Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy Blasts Off In Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 04:44 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy Blasts Off In Portugal


Eleven drivers will line up for the start of a turbo-charged 2015 Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy at the Vodafone Rally de Portugal next weekend. Six of the drivers who competed in last year's hugely successful inaugural series have returned with the remaining five bringing a fresh feel to a high octane 2015 campaign. They will battle it out over six points-scoring rounds at five events of the FIA World Rally Championship.


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Europe, Here We Come: Volkswagen Triply Motivated For Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 04:43 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Europe, Here We Come: Volkswagen Triply Motivated For Portugal


Portugal kicks off five-stop tour of Europe for the WRC

Volkswagen team extra motivated after Argentinean disappointment

Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene line up in front of passionate fans Back from overseas and ready to conquer Europe - Volkswagen is three times as motivated for the Rally Portugal. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) and Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) are all hungry for victory at the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship from 21 to 24 May. The first of five back-to-back European rallies sees all three Volkswagen duos line up with the second generation of the Polo R WRC for the first time. The Volkswagen engineers have also raised the bar on the technology front ahead of the start of their "European Tour". And that is not all that is new: the Rally Portugal itself has a new look. The rally centre has moved back towards Porto, where the itinerary - 16 gravel stages and roughly 350 kilometres against the clock - welcomes back classic stages like "Fafe".

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A Host Of New Features In Portugal
Posted by: newsla on Friday, May 15, 2015 - 03:53 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
A Host Of New Features In Portugal


The DS 3 WRCs ring the changes on their return to action in Europe with new livery and modified aerodynamics.

Rally de Portugal also boasts a new format this year, as it moves to the north of the country. The base is now located in Matosinhos, just next to Porto.

Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson will be driving the three DS 3 WRCs. A DS 3 R5 has also been entered for Stéphane Lefebvre and Stéphane Prévot.

After two successful rounds in Mexico and Argentina, collecting a win and two runner-up spots, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team returns to Europe for round five of the World Championship.

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