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Novikov fastest in shakedown

Shakedown sessions for upcoming 80th edition of Rallye Monte Carlo just finished moments ago. Top spot on the results sheet went to Russian driver Evgeny Novikov in Ford Fiesta RS WRC.


Peugeot 207 Super 2000 sales reach 100

  Peugeot 207 Super 2000 proves to be successful both on track and in sales statistics. While race cars are rarely being linked to sales figures, Peugeot’s recent milestone proves that demand still exists, despite global recession and scarcity of investments in motorsports. Together with sister company Citroën and Ford, Peugeot is major supplier of...


Matthew Wilson: “Drama continues!”

According to recent tweet by Matthew Wilson, not everything is perfect in new, not yet presented Ford’s team. Wilson and Henning Solberg are expected to take part in this year’s WRC as part of new Go Fast Energy World Rally Team, which will debut during tomorrow’s shakedown.

Video: Monte 2012 recce & interviews 1

Video: Monte 2012 recce & interviews

If amount of videos from winter testing is anything to go by, this year might be remembered as the year of indie video coverage in WRC. :) Numerous enthusiasts endured freezing temperatures, snow and wind to film their heroes during test sessions for upcoming World Championship events in Monaco and Sweden.


Go Fast energy drink sponsor for Solberg and Wilson

M-Sport and energy drink brand Go Fast! announced “something fast is coming tomorrow”. New sponsor and new livery for Ford’s Fiesta RS WRC will be revealed tomorrow at the start of shakedown runs, ahead of start of the rally on Wednesday.


M-Sport Ford WRT targets points in Monte Carlo

Ott Tänak, Evgeny Novikov and Francois Delecour form the all new M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, new leading Ford’s privateer. According to team’s official release, main goal is to try and emulate successes of it’s predecessor, Stobart team, and two young hopefuls and Monte first-timers, Tänak and Novikov, are joined by experienced French veteran and...

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Snow on track of SS2

As Colin Clark reports, there is snow on Monte’s stages after all, and lots of it. Popular World Rally Radio reporter is doing his own recce on this year’s special stages and according to images he posted on Twitter, crews will get the chance to test their skills in handling changeable road conditions.

Sordo: “Monte stages are just beautiful!” 0

Sordo: “Monte stages are just beautiful!”

According to Mini driver Dani Sordo, stages of this year’s Rally Monte Carlo are extraordinary. Spaniard took time to share his thoughts on Facebook after two long days of recce on 80th Monte extended itinerary.