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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.

Official schedule of stages on 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo 0

Official schedule of stages on 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo

Official schedule of special stages with all relevant information and detailed maps can be found on Automobile Club de Monaco’s official Rallye Monte Carlo website. More precisely, hit the link below to access program directly.   2012 Rallye Monte Carlo official itinerary  

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SWRC competition looks promising for Monte

Although main focus of our attention will be on top WRC crews as they start new season in Monte Carlo, so called “Class 2” is also packed with talented drivers and former Monte winners. According to official entry list, published by Automobile Club de Monaco, total of ten crews will fight for the victory on...

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Col on the Col: no sign of snow!

World Rally Radio’s presenter and famous “voice of rally”, Colin Clark, is already on site of 80th Rallye Monte Carlo. Among many spectacular places and stages that make up Monte’s itinerary, Col de Turini takes the special spot.

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Number 2 status – investment for Hirvonen?

Mikko Hirvonen came to Citroën knowing he will not be able to challenge established priorities within the team. Furthermore, last time Citroën tried to enforce equality between it’s drivers tensions rose among former teammates Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier. Eventually, latter left French squad to join upcoming Volkswagen WRC project. However, accepting the temporary 2nd...

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Citroën: “Goals are simple: keep both titles!”

After a three-year absence, the Rallye Monte-Carlo makes a much-anticipated return to the FIA World Rally Championship as the opening event. Five-time winner in the Principality with Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, Citroën Total World Rally Team is delighted to race again in the world’s most famous rally. To kick off the 2012 season, the...

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