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Wales Rally GB
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Rallye de France - Alsace
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Rally d'Italia Sardegna
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RallyRACC-Rally de Espana
December 6, 2012

FOUR ROUNDS FOR NUMBER ONE LOEB

06/12/2012 - They will carry the number one on their Citroen DS3 WRC and will be nominated to score manufacturers´ championship points on their quartet of events, which will include Rallye Monte-Carlo, Rally Sweden, Rallye de France Alsace plus one further event to be announced. Citroen has confirmed the coveted number one will not be used when Loeb and Elena are not in action. "We´ll start the season in Monte-Carlo and we´ll also be competing in Sweden,...more

 
December 4, 2012

SOLBERG CONFIRMS WRC EXIT FOR 2013

04/12/2012 - The charismatic Norwegian, world champion in 2003, has announced in a statement that he will "explore and direct focus in a different direction in his successful and decorated career". His decision brings to an end a 15-year stint in the WRC. In 188 starts at world level, Solberg won 13 rallies, finished second 15 times and came home third on 24 occasions. He scored 852 points and set 456 fastest stage times. "I am so grateful and happy for what I...more

 
November 30, 2012

JARI-MATTI LATVALA ROAD ACCIDENT HALTS VOLKSWAGEN'S MEXICO WRC TEST

30/11/2012 - Volkswagen's Mexican test was stopped yesterday when the Polo R WRC being driven by Jari-Matti Latvala was involved in a road accident. The precise circumstances of the accident remain unclear, but the Finn's Polo was driving on a public road which looped back to the start of the test stage close to Leon. There was a collision between the Polo and a family in another car. The family members were attended to by the Volkswagen Motorsport doctor and were...more

 
November 30, 2012

KUBICA IN DEMAND FOR 2013

30/11/2012 - The Polish ace, whose grand prix career has been put on hold due to injury, is considering a switch to rallying and has entered several events of late while he returns to fitness following his crash in Italy in February 2011. He came close to winning the French championship-counting Rallye du Var last week - the second of two events he was tackling in a Citroen Racing-supported C4 WRC - only to crash out on the penultimate stage while leading. Citroen boss Yves...more

 
November 28, 2012

POLO GETS EARLY MEXICO RUN

28/11/2012 - Ogier is with his Volkswagen Motorsport team for a test in Mexico this week, venue of round three of next year´s FIA World Rally Championship, where he is putting a Polo R WRC test car through its paces in the heat and high altitude conditions experienced on the Leon-based event. He told WRC.com: "Normally we are not allowed to [test outside of Europe] when we are in the championship so we take the opportunity to do it now [before we register]. It´s really...more

 
November 26, 2012

DREAM COMES TRUE FOR OSTBERG

26/11/2012 - The Norwegian, who placed fourth in this year´s FIA World Rally Championship standings on the back of landing his maiden victory in Portugal earlier in the season, will pilot a Ford Fiesta RS WRC alongside existing co-driver Jonas Andersson from Sweden. It´s 25-year-old Ostberg´s first full campaign since he emerged in the global arena as a teenager in 2006. He said: "This is a great opportunity for me. I have had many dreams in my career, but...more

 
November 17, 2012

SOLBERG: I NEED A RIDE TO PROVE I CAN WIN AGAIN

17/11/2012 - The ever-popular Solberg won the 2003 WRC crown with Subaru but was forced to compete as a privateer for three seasons following the Japanese make´s withdrawal from the sport at the end of 2008. He drove for the works Ford team in 2012. After a strong start, his form dipped and he finished fifth in the final table. "I know I can win another championship and I absolutely know that this Ford Fiesta RS WRC is good enough to win the title, and is still getting...more

 
November 16, 2012

PRODRIVE SAD TO SEE SORDO GO

16/11/2012 - Soon after Citroen´s decision was made public, Wilcock paid tribute to Sordo, who departs the British team at the end of the year. Sordo has driven for Prodrive for the last two years, collecting all three of the MINI WRC´s podiums. "Dani is one of the top drivers in the WRC and after his stunning performance in Spain last weekend, I am not at all surprised that Citroen have snapped him up," said Wilcock. "It´s been a pleasure...more

 
November 15, 2012

WRC: SORDO GOES BACK TO CITROEN

15/11/2012 - Citroen team principal Yves Matton admitted it was Sordo´s six fastest times on last week´s Rally of Spain which convinced him - along with his nationality, which appeals to Citroen´s Spanish-speaking markets. Matton said: "We took our time in assessing the potential of the drivers available to line-up alongside Mikko Hirvonen next season. Obviously, Dani was very high on our list and his performances at the Rally of Spain proved that he can still...more

 
November 11, 2012

RALLYRACC, SS18: SORDO WINS STAGE, LOEB WINS RALLY

11/11/2012 - The Spanish ace´s stage best by 0.1s was his fourth of the day in his Prodrive-run MINI. He said: "It´s really a nice end of the rally. We make a mistake on the first day then we had a small problem with the car. But we have been fighting for the best times, which is very good and I am happy to finish the year like this." Jari-Matti Latvala ended his career as a factory Ford driver by going second fastest. The Finn, who will switch to Volkswagen...more

 
November 11, 2012

SS15: HAT-TRICK FOR SORDO

11/11/2012 - Sordo was 0.6s faster than Jari-Matti Latvala through the 4.11-kilometre test and reckoned he could have gone even quicker: "I make a mistake in the middle when I did not understand very well if it was a left or right crest and lost one second. I am very happy with the car, it´s really nice." Latvala was second fastest, 0.2s quicker than Sebastien Loeb and heads to service in Salou trailing the Citroen ace and rally leader by 24.7s. "It´s good but...more

 
November 10, 2012

RALLYRACC, SATURDAY WRAP: LOEB ON COURSE AS LATVALA CONCEDES DEFEAT

Citroen´s nine-time world champion has outpaced Ford driver Latvala for much of day two and starts Sunday´s six closing stages of the FIA World Rally Championship season finale with an advantage of 27.0s. "I can´t catch him," said Latvala. "I´m not disappointed, that´s the way it is. He´s fantastic on Tarmac. I need to work more and learn." Loeb, who is contesting his last event as a full-time WRC driver, said:...more

 
November 10, 2012

RALLYRACC, SS9: LOEB MASTERS THE MUD

10/11/2012 - With the stage using the asphalt sections that featured on Terra Alta on day one, Citroen ace Loeb was one of several drivers to report a build up of mud and gravel on the road. With overnight rain also leaving the stage surface damp in some sections, Loeb admitted it had been a tricky run. "It´s tricky because the stage was run in the opposite direction from yesterday," said Loeb, who was 2.6s quicker than Ford rival Jari-Matti Latvala. "I try to be...more

 
November 9, 2012

RALLYRACC, SS6: HIRVONEN ENDS DAY WITH A STAGE WIN

09/11/2012 - Mikko Hirvonen brought a wild day of RallyRACC-Rally de Espana to an encouraging close by going fastest on the Salou superspecial. The Citroen driver had dropped 45 seconds on the preceding Terra Alta stage, but kept himself in the podium hunting by winning the day-closing test. "It's been quite up and down. The last long stage was really, really bad," Hirvonen admitted. His team-mate Sebastien Loeb might have hoped to take more time out of rally leader Mads Ostberg...more

 
November 9, 2012

RALLYRACC, SS3: OSTBERG EDGES AHEAD

09/11/2012 - The two satellite Ford drivers stayed clear of their factory competition even as weather conditions improved slightly on the final stage of the morning loop. Ostberg spun on the stage, but recovered his composure in time to pull 2.7s clear of Tanak at the front of the field. The works Citroens started stretching their legs again as the rain eased, but despite Sebastien Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen being first and second fastest on the lengthy stage, they did not take a...more

 
November 8, 2012

LOEB TO START 14TH IN SPAIN

08/11/2012 - Loeb had earned the right to choose his position first after setting the fastest time on the Qualifying Stage near Salou this morning. Following a rapturous reception from the packed crowds at the start selection ceremony in front of Barcelona´s cathedral earlier this evening, the Citroen DS3 WRC driver said: "For the weather we are still not sure but we can be sure there will be some cleaning. I prefer to be 10 but 14 is fine." Evgeny Novikov, who...more

 
November 8, 2012

RALLYRACC: FIVE REASONS TO GET EXCITED

08/11/2012 - Once again the Catalan organisers have lined up the fastest and finest gravel and asphalt roads for our WRC heroes. WRC.com has highlighted five reasons why RallyRACC-Rally de Espana will be one of the highlights of 2012. 1: The straight fight In overall terms, the manufacturers´ and drivers´ championships are won - so it´s a straight fight from flag to flag; nothing to prove, nothing to lose. The fastest man wins in the season´s only...more

 
November 7, 2012

NEXT YEAR CAN WAIT, SAYS FOCUSED SORDO

07/11/2012 - The Spanish hero´s future in the sport remains unclear ahead of the mixed-surface season finale in Catalunya. However, in order to be fully focused on his outing with the Prodrive WRC Team, Sordo is putting the subject of 2013 to the back of his mind. "I´d like to announce where I will be next year, but right now I´m 100 per cent focused on the RallyRACC," said Sordo, who is still chasing his first victory in the WRC. "I´ve pinned a...more

 
October 21, 2012

SUNDAY POST EVENT FIA PRESS CONFERENCE

1st - Mikko Hirvonen, Citroën Total World Rally Team 1st - Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën Total World Rally Team 2nd - Evgeny Novikov, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 2nd - Ilka Minor, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 3rd - Ott Tänak, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team
 3rd - Kuldar Sikk, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team
 Yves Matton, Team Principal, Citroën Total World Rally Team Q: Mikko, congratulations on your first win for Citroën this year! MH: ...more

 
October 21, 2012

HIRVONEN CLAIMS MAIDEN VICTORY AT RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2012

Porto Cervo, 21 ottobre 2012 - Mikko Hirvonen e Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën DS3 WRC, clinched their first win at Rally Italia Sardegna 2012 - the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship - an event organized by the Automobile Club d´Italia with the support of Regione Sardegna. After finishing the last full day of competition with a confortable lead, the Finn only had to hold on tight to the position and safely cruise through the remaining 16kms of today´s itinerary to score his...more

 
October 21, 2012

SS16 (POWER STAGE) "GALLURA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "It´s always good to finish a rally but when it´s as hard as Sardinia is even better. We started on the wrong foot on the Qualifying Stage as we made a stupid mistake but we´re here and I´m really happy. As the Italian say: ‘piano, piano si va lontano.´ I´m also very happy because Palmeiras - my club - won last night and it´s possible we don´t go to second division". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M....more

 
October 21, 2012

SS15 "GALLURA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula: "It´s a very technical stage, probably the most technical - a classic Sardinian stage. It was very enjoyable to drive". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "It was not as wet as I expected, there was some rain here and there but it was good". CAR #7 (T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul): "A very difficult and technical stage. I will push more in the second passage to try and get Power Stage points". CAR #3...more

 
October 20, 2012

MIKKO HIRVONEN (CITROËN DS3 WRC) IS LEADING

20/10/2012 - Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën DS3 WRC, closed in the lead the third day of Rally Italia Sardegna, race organized by Automobile Club d´Italia with the support of Regione Sardegna. This is the penultimate round of the 2012 season of the World Rally Championship. The Finnish driver from Citroën today had just to keep under control the race after yesterday´s retirements of Loeb, who didn´t restart this morning, Neuville, Latvala and Solberg, who started...more

 
October 20, 2012

SS14 "MONTE OLIA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "It was quite a dramatic afternoon. On the previous stage I saw Loeb on a motorbike and I decided I wanted to be on two wheels as well. We were on two wheels only for a few seconds but it felt like an eternity. I had to use my cross country skills to get it back on four wheels as it happens all the time there". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "Tough day today but we´re happy to be here. We´re really looking forward to...more

 
October 20, 2012

SS13 "MONTI DI ALÀ": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "I put the car on two wheels after making a small mistake. Luckily there were no consequences". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "We are improving a lot, the stages are better to drive now and it´s really enjoyable". CAR #7 (T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul): "I´m sliding too much, the road is not wide enough. I´m still cleaning the road so it´s not easy". CAR #3 (J.M. Latvala / M. Anttila):...more

 
October 20, 2012

SS12 "COILUNA-LOELLE": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "I had a spin, the engine cut off and we had to restart it. We lost about 15 seconds. This rally is not made for a 40 year-old man, I need a doctor now!". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "Our time improved of more than one minute compared to the first run and we didn´t change our pace, we´re still going at 70%. We found more grip, our confidence was better and we´re improving stage after stage". CAR #7 (T....more

 
October 20, 2012

SS11 "MONTE OLIA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "I´m very happy, this stage was 100% Sardinia. The stage is very technical and difficult, only for experienced drivers". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "I´m very happy with this stage. The first passage is always more difficult, this afternoon will be clearly better". CAR #7 (T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul): "I´m happy with the pace, I think we did a good job in there". CAR #3 (J.M Latvala / M....more

 
October 20, 2012

SS10 "MONTI DI ALÀ": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "This stage is so beautiful but so difficult. We´re here though and we´re very happy". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "Being second on the road is not easy but we´re having fun. This afternoon will be better for sure. We´re going at 70% probably, our aim is just to finish the rally". CAR #7 (T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul): "It´s like driving on ice! We didn´t take many risks but we still...more

 
October 20, 2012

SS9 "COILUNA-LOELLE": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "This stage was very fast, I tried to be careful because I was a bit afraid in some points. Let´s think special stage by special stage again today but I can tell you Little Green Pig is back!". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "Being second on the road is really tough, we´re 2 seconds per kilometre off the pace but that´s normal if you have to clean the roads". CAR #7 (T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul): "This...more

 
October 20, 2012

FRIDAY TEAM MANAGERS PRESS CONFERENCE

Yves Matton, Citroën Total World Rally Team Malcom Wilson, Ford World Rally Team Jost Capito, Volkswagen Motorsport Q: It has been a pretty dramatic day here in Italy, it´s Mikk Hirvonen who´s in the lead but let´s talk about Sébastien Loeb. We saw him for one split this morning and then he went off, what happened? YM: He went off due to a wrong pace note and broke the steering. Séb was very motivated coming into the event of course not for...more

 
October 19, 2012

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA SECOND DAY HAS BEEN VERY SELECTIVE

19/10/2012 - At the end of Day 2, Finnish driver Mikko Hirvonen, Citroën DS3 WRC, is leading Rally Italia Sardegna. The event organized by Automobile Club d´Italia, with the support of Regione Sardegna, confirmed its reputation of being a tough and difficult race for everybody, even for the big rally champions. At the end of this second day several important champions are missing, like Sébastien Loeb, who went off road in the first stage of today, Thierry Neuville, who rolled on SS3 and...more

 
October 19, 2012

SS8 "MONTE LERNO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "I smashed the front of the car after a heavy landing at ‘Micky´s Jump´, after that I had to go slowly to prevent damage". CAR #5 (O. Tanak / K. Sikk): "I´m pleased today. We had a tough start with a wrong tyre choice but today was much better and the felling with the car is great". CAR #12 (C. Atkinson / S. Prevot): "We should be in front of Ogier but he´s driving very well. We made a mistake on the...more

 
October 19, 2012

BAD DAY FOR SOLBERG

19/10/2012 - Ford World Rally Team driver Petter Solberg went off 12.75km into SS7, the penultimate stage of the day, damaging the front left corner of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC and forcing him to retire for the day. Russian driver Evgeny Novikov (Ford) took the stage win, beating young Estonian Ott Tanak (Ford) by 7'' and rally leader Mikko Hirvonen by 7''7.

 
October 19, 2012

SS7 "TERGU-OSILO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "I´m very tired, today was very demanding from a physical point of view. I´m so afraid of the big stage, I hope to survive". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "This stage is totally different now, we made another little mistake. We have to try to stay out of trouble because we don´t have any more spare tyres. We are improving stage by stage - this is my first rally this year". CAR #5 (O. Tanak / K. Sikk):...more

 
October 19, 2012

SS6 "CASTELSARDO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "If we are here it means that everything is ok. We are on hard tyres now but we decided to save softs for tomorrow morning as we have only a limited numbers of those we can use. I´m a bit afraid about the last stage today, I think I will be destroyed!". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "Everything ok. The starting position affects a lot the performance. We took off 40 seconds from this morning´s time which is very...more

 
October 19, 2012

SS5 "TERGU-OSILO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "It has been a very difficult day. This stage was less twisty than the first two but still very slippery, not easy at all. I don´t know how the guys in front deal with these conditions". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "It was really fun, an incredible stage. We punctured two tyres on the first stage this morning so we have to be very careful now because if we pick another one we won´t have any more spares". CAR...more

 
October 19, 2012

LATVALA GOES OFF IN CASTELSARDO

19/08/2012 - Ford driver Jari-Matti Latvala hit a bank 1km from the beginning of SS5 - Castelsardo, the second stage of the day. The young Finn damaged the radiator of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC and was forced to stop. The team will estimate the damage on the car and decide if Latvala will be able to re-join the rally tomorrow under Rally2 regulations. Mikko Hirvonen took the stage win, only 0.2 second ahead of Petter Solberg (Ford) and 2.5 seconds ahead young Russian driver Evgeny...more

 
October 19, 2012

SS4 "CASTELSARDO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "It was a short Special Stage but very slippery and with loose stones. It was almost as difficult as a Tarmac stage under pouring rain. But I got to the end of it and that´s what really matters, another stage completed in Italy". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "We will try to do our best, we know this is a tough rally. This stage was really difficult - slippery and with a lot of loose stones". CAR #21 (M. Prokop / Z....more

 
October 19, 2012

SS3 "MONTE LERNO": STAGE FLASH

CAR #14 (P. Nobre / E. Paula): "It was a very difficult Special Stage, very slippery and with loose stones - very easy to make a mistake. We tried our best but we still have to work a lot. I´m already really tired and destroyed but that´s one more SS done, here in Italy we should count special stage after SS". CAR #24 (L. Pedersoli / M. Romano): "It was very slippery in there. We made a mistake and we went off the road, loosing 40s. I´m curious to see...more

 
October 19, 2012

SS3 "MONTE LERNO": LOEB OUT

19/10/2012 - Disaster struck this morning for nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb as he went of the road 4.56km into SS3, the opening stage of the day. A dramatic turn of events - the Citroen driver was forced to stop after damaging the front of his DS3 WRC due to an impact. The team will announce later in the day if Loeb will be able to rejoin the rally under Rally2 regulations. On the same stage, young Belgian driver Thierry Neuville (Citroen) rolled his DS3 WRC after missing a...more

 
October 18, 2012

SERVICE A FLASH

CAR #1 (S.Loeb / D. Elena): "I was quite surprised by Ford's choice to be first on the road because we all know the features of the stages here inSardinia. The perfect road position was fifth and I think our choice couldn't have been better. It's a tough event and we're still at the beginning of it". CAR #2 (M. Hirvonen / J. Lehtinen): "All ok, the starting position we chose was good and our tyre choice was right. Tomorrow and Saturday the event will be very...more

 
October 18, 2012

LOEB TAKES EARLY LEAD AT RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA

Nine-times World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb (Citroen DS3), leads Rally Italia Sardegna after the first day of competition with a 1.1 second advantage over team-mate Mikko Hirvonen. The two Citroen drivers won the first two stages of the event, confirming that they chose the best starting position for the first section of the rally. Ford World Rally Team driver Petter Solberg lays third overall, 13.9 seconds adrift rising star and Qatar World Rally Team representative Thierry Neuville...more

 
October 18, 2012

SS2 "TERRANOVA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #1 - S.Loeb / D. Elena: "It´s a great battle wirh Mikko, he´s only one second behind us so very close. We had to push quite hard but it´s a very nice fight." CAR #2 - M. Hirvonen / J. Lehtinen: "It was a good start, we´re one second behind Seb but the rally it still very long. The car is perfect so I just to go as fast as I can." CAR #3 - J.M Latvala / M. Anttila: "It´s a big disappointment. We were 10kms into the stage...more

 
October 18, 2012

SS1 "TERRANOVA": STAGE FLASH

CAR #3 (J.M Latvala / M. Anttila): "I decided to start first on the road and I hope I didn´t loose too much on Loeb. I think 15 seconds would be ok because I think I´ll be quite fast on the second run". CAR #5 (O. Tanak / K. Sikk): "I´m quite unhappy as I´m the only one on hard tyres. I´m not happy with the tyre choice as I couldn´t find a good rhythm". CAR #4 (P. Solberg / C. Pattersson): "There are a lot of rocks in...more

 
October 18, 2012

PRE-EVENT PRESS CONFERENCE

FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Present: Petter Solberg, Ford World Rally Team Mikko Hirvonen, Citroën Total World Rally Team Ott Tänak, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team Chris Atkinson, WRC Team MINI Portugal Q: Petter, big news this week with Ford announcing the withdrawal of its title sponsorship from the WRC. What did you think when you heard the news? PS: I had heard some rumours about it but still it´s hard to believe after Malcolm [Wilson] has...more

 
October 18, 2012

LATVALA TOPS QUALIFYING STAGE

18/12/2012 - Ford on fire at Rally Italia Sardegna's Qualifying Stage. Jari-Matti Latvala set the fastest time on the 3.75km Telti test. The Finn at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta RS completed the stage in 2:26.4, 1.024 second ahead of his team mate Petter Solberg. Nine-time World Rally Championship Sébastien Loeb set the third fastest time 1.307 ahead young Russian driver (Ford) who came fourth. Loeb's team mate Mikko Hirvonen was fifth quickest 1.606 seconds ahead of Estonia's Ott Tanak (Ford)...more

 
October 18, 2012

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA KICKS OFF TODAY

Olbia, 18 October 2012 - After long months of preparations and after the last frantic touches put in place by the staff, Rally Italia Sardegna will kick off this morning with the Qualyfing Stage which will dictate the starting order for the event. At 15:00 the drivers will head to the first section of the competition - for a total of 175.58km and 56.28km of Special Stages. The action will begin with two runs of the 28.14km Terranova stage, a very demanding stage which will define the first...more

 
October 15, 2012

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA TEAMS UP WITH VOLKSWAGEN

Rally Italia Sardegna´s safey cars and FIA Officials will use the Volkswagen Amarok, prepared by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Germany - for the first time partners of a WRC event. The members of the staff will use the new Volkswagen up!, the ideal car to easily drive around in Olbia and Porto Cervo´s traffic. Rally Italia Sardegna will kick off on Thursday 18 October at 15:00 from Isola Bianca Service Park in Olbia´s city centre. Four intense days of...more

 
October 12, 2012

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA, 18-21 OCTOBER 2012

12/10/2012 - 306km of competitive stages with an itinerary totalling 1,241km, 16 Special Stages, 4 days of competition: these are the numbers of Rally Italia Sardegna, the Italian round of the WRC organized by ACI and Regione Sardegna from 18 to 21 October. The event maintains its character as a difficult and challenging event, making it one of the most technical and eagerly-anticipated rallies of the WRC calendar. The first new feature of the event will be the Free Practice/Qualifying...more

 
October 8, 2012

FAN GALLERY: NICOLÒ PIRISINU IS THE AUTHOR OF THE PHOTO SELECTED TO BE GUEST OF THE ORGANISERS

08/10/2012 - Nicolò Pirisinu is the author of the photo selected, among the ones with the highest number of Facebook fan votes, to represent the emotions of Rally Italia Sardegna. Germano Gritti, professional photographer and Race&Motion art director (the event's official photo agency in charge of the selection) explained the reasons of this choice: "The photo represents the atmosphere of the rally at the same time as the typical natural features of Sardinia in a very graceful photo...more

 
October 7, 2012

RAI COMMITS TO RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA

Olbia, 6 October 2012 - RAI finalised extended programming dedicated to Rally Italia Sardegna 2012. During the four days of competition, the Italian national television will follow the event with dedicated reports and reviews. RAI Sport will broadcast over three hours of live and pre-recorded programming whilst dedicated reports will be shown on sports and general newscasts. Please find below the detailed schedule of the live and pre-recorded broadcasts: THURSDAY 18...more

 
October 6, 2012

43 ENTRIES FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2012

Olbia, 5 October 2012 - Current FIA World Rally Champions Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena (Citroën DS3 WRC) lead the Entry List of Rally Italia Sardegna 2012 - the penultimate round of the WRC counting also for the FIA Production-car World Rally Championship. The event - organized by the Automobile Club d´Italia with the fundamental help of Regione Sardegna (the local government) - will take place in the North of Sardinia from 18 to 21 October. The Entry List for the event has...more

 
September 19, 2012

THE RALLY GUIDE 2 IS ONLINE

19/09/2012 - The vademecum of the 2012 Rally Italia Sardegna says in details all the "contents" of the 12th Round of the World Rally Championship 2012. From the description of the itinerary to the locations of the main venues, the Rally Guide 2 anticipates the next pubblication: the Spectators' Guide.

 
September 18, 2012

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2012 – VIP PACKAGES

18/09/2012 - Rally Italia Sardegna 2012 offers its spectators a one-off experience: enjoy the action through a series of initiatives, which will capture and merge all the essential elements of the event - the adrenaline, the landscape and the flavour of Sardinia. Holiday packages and adventure programmes - allowing rally fans and newcomers to this sport to plunge deep into the rally´s thrilling atmosphere and have a truly exclusive experience - have been created thanks to the...more

 
September 5, 2012

SHOW YOUR PASSION FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA AND YOU COULD BE A GUEST OF THE ORGANISERS DURING THE 2012 EVENT

05/09/2012 - Rally Italia Sardegna presents the Fan Gallery, a collection of photos - taken by spectators - which represent the unique characteristics and strong emotions offered by the Italian round of the World Rally Championship. Rally Italia Sardegna is one of the most demanding events of the WRC calendar with long and technical stages and a rough and broken terrain. It's also one of the most spectacular rallies of the season for the iconic features which originally shot it to fame - like...more

 
August 16, 2012

ENTRIES OPEN FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2012

16/08/2012 - Olbia 16th August 2012 - With the publication of the Supplementary Regulations and the opening of entries, Rally Italia Sardegna 2012 - the Italian round of the FIA World Rally Championship, organised by the Automobile Club d'Italia with the support of the Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, which will take place from 18 to 21 October - starts its engines looking ahead to the upcoming competition. The main changes are the four-day itinerary, the remote service in Sassari and...more

 
July 16, 2012

STATEMENT FROM ANGELO STICCHI DAMIANI, PRESIDENT OF AUTOMOBILE CLUB D'ITALIA

The Automobile Club d'Italia is a living reminder of the history of Italian Motorsport. ACI is at present embodied by its representatives, its branches which are spread throughout Italian territory and its constant work through the Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana (CSAI). ACI also represents the future with its projects targeting young people and by safeguarding the great motorsport events held in Italy like the Italian round of the World Rally Championship. These...more

 
February 17, 2012

2012 ITALY'S WRC ROUND REMAINS IN SARDINIA

Sardinia will again host Italy's round of the World Rally Championship, the country's motorsport governing body, the ACI, has confirmed. The all-gravel event, which is popular with fans and crews alike, will take place from 18-21 October and count as the penultimate round of the 2012 season. Sardinia hosted Italy´s WRC counter for the first time in 2004 following its move from Sanremo on the mainland. Apart from missing out on a round in 2010, the Mediterranean island has...more

 



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