Category: WRC, APRC, IRC

Subaru Intends To Finish The 2004 WRC In Style

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SUBARU INTENDS TO FINISH THE 2004 WRC IN STYLE

25 October 2004
This week the Subaru World Rally Team will travel to Spain for the penultimate round of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Catalunya.

Beginning on 28 October with a ceremonial start in the coastal resort of Lloret de Mar, the event follows the Tour De Corse as the second consecutive Mediterranean asphalt rally.

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MPT Ready To Take On Rallye Catalunya

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MPT READY TO TAKE ON RALLYE CATALUNYA

21 October 2004
After its home round, the Tour of Corsica, Peugeot Sport’s 2004 World Championship campaign continues with another longstanding asphalt fixture of the WRC calendar, Rally de Catalunya – Rally de Espana.

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Markko Martin And Ford Rally Conquers Rallye de France

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MARKKO MARTIN AND FORD RALLY CONQUERS RALLYE DE FRANCE

17 October 2004
After overnight heavy rain, skies were overcast all day. Temperatures were 11°C this morning, rising to 19°C by the afternoon. The final leg of this classic event consisted of four asphalt stages split into two loops of two with central service in the port of Ajaccio. The surfaces gradually dried out after heavy overnight rain, but the treacherous corners and constantly varying grip provided an awesome challenge right up to the end.

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Solberg Bounds For A Fourth Victory…/ Peugeot 307 WRC Hungry For …

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SOLBERG BOUNDS FOR A FOURTH VICTORY IN A ROW

12 October 2004
After claiming a hat-trick of wins on the last three rounds of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship, the Subaru World Rally Team will travel to Corsica next week for the 14th of the 16-event series, the French Tour de Corse. Starting on Friday 15 October, the rally will be the first asphalt event since August’s Rallye Deutschland and the first of two consecutive Mediterranean sealed-surface events.

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Petter Solberg Wins For The First Time At Sardinia

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Subaru World Rally Team

Petter Solberg and co-driver Phil Mills took victory on Rally Italia Sardinia today to claim their third consecutive WRC win. Leading the event from the outset, the pair were fastest on 13 of the rally’s 19 stages and finished 2 minutes 7.9 seconds ahead of second placed Sebastien Loeb.

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Subaru World Rally Team Rally Italia Sardinia Preview

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SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM RALLY ITALIA SARDINIA PREVIEW

27 September 2004
With the BTCC championship title fight going right down to the wire, Donington was always going to be a battleground for all the racers. So it proved for Team PSP, with Watson Smith having to open the race weekend from the back of the grid after overheating problems in qualifying. Hairuman also suffered, afflicted in all three races by an intermittent electrical gremlin which prevented him getting a full race.

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Another Mediterranean Campaign For Peugeot

ANOTHER MEDITERRANEAN CAMPAIGN FOR PEUGEOT

22 September 2004

The WRC continues to break with tradition and, coming immediately after a Rally GB organised in summer, the calendar turns to yet another brand new round in October, the Rallye d’ Italia, in Sardinia. Harri Rovanperä, who came 6th in Wales, has previous experience of the Italian event after winning it last year prior to its inclusion in the World Championship, although the actual route was very different twelve months ago. The Finn will be out for a top result on the Mediterranean island, as will Marcus Grönholm who will be looking to obtain the sort of success that has escaped him in recent outings. Read more

Solberg Does It Again At Wales Rally GB

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Subaru World Rally Team

Weather: Following early morning light showers, conditions cleared and were mostly dry for the remainder of the day. Temperatures started at 12°C in the morning, rising to 17°C by midday. Stages were loose gravel with some mud and damp patches.

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Subaru World Rally Team Wales Rally GB Preview

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SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM WALES RALLY GB PREVIEW

13 September 2004The Event
Two weeks after Subaru claimed its 42nd WRC victory by winning the inaugural Rally Japan, the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship moves back to Europe for round twelve of the 16 event series, Wales Rally GB. Beginning on Thursday 16 September with a visit to the Super Special Stage in Cardiff, the gruelling three-day event is one of Britain’s most popular sporting occasions.

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Subaru World Rally Team – Rally Japan Preview

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SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM RALLY JAPAN PREVIEW

28 August 2004
The next round of the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship starts on 3 September when crews move to the Far East to contest the eleventh event of the series, Rally Japan. Based in the country’s northernmost island of Hokkaido, the rally will be a significant one for Subaru as it competes in a WRC event on home ground for the first time.

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