Mini’s review of day one 0

Mini’s review of day one

At the end of a challenging day one of the Monte Carlo Rally the MINI WRC Team crews of Dani Sordo (ES) and Carlos del Barrio (ES) and Pierre Campana (FR) and Sabrina de Castelli (FR) were second and eighth respectively after 134.70 kilometres of competition over four stages. The weather was cold and dry...

Strong start for M-Sport in the Principality 0

Strong start for M-Sport in the Principality

As the 80th Rallye Monte Carlo got underway in Valence today, there was an impressive showing from the WRC’s leading privateers, the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team. On a day when tyre choice was key, the M-Sport crews showed real maturity in their selections, rewarded with some impressive times from all three drivers. Come the...

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Loeb and Elena already in front – Citroën’s report

Disputed on stages in the Ardèche, day one of the 80th Rallye Monte-Carlo more than lived up to expectations. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena let their driving do the talking as they chalked up three fastest times out of four. The eight-time World Champions ended the first day at the top of the standings.

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Video recap of Day 1

Michelin’s Best of Rally Live released video recap of opening day of 80th edition of Rallye Monte Carlo. Only four stages were enough to stir up proper drama, proving once again that Monte is not to be taken lightly. Ever.

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Ogier outpaces WRC machinery with style

Sebastien Ogier’s last year’s conflicts with Sebastien Loeb in Citroën eventually led to Frenchman’s departure to Volkswagen. Praised as one of the very few drivers capable of raising Loeb’s blood pressure, Ogier proved he has the speed behind the wheel. During winter break he won Race of Champions, but more importantly he’s very serious candidate...

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Missed pacenote led to Latvala’s off?

Twitter is buzzing with news of Jari-Matti Latvala premature exit from the Rallye Monte Carlo. Finn crashed out on final stage of the day and is out of the rally as Monte does not offer superally “ressurection ticket”.

WRC – Eurosport will film it, FIA will promote it 0

WRC – Eurosport will film it, FIA will promote it

Autosport reports of latest developments in ongoing saga regarding new media promoter and TV producer for World Rally Championship between FIA and Eurosport. After former media rights holder North One Sport went into administration and was stripped of it’s role in WRC, Eurosport emerged as only serious contender. However, it’s not that easy a fix.

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