Tag Archives: rally
Posted on13. Jan, 2011 by webmestre.
ALL-NEW FORD FIESTA RS WORLD RALLY CAR BREAKS COVER IN 2011 COLOUR SCHEME BIRMINGHAM, 13 January, 2011 – Ford’s all-new Fiesta RS World Rally Car was revealed in its 2011-specification today when the company unveiled the colour scheme that will adorn the car in the FIA World Rally Championship. Team driver Mikko Hirvonen and Ford [...]
Posted on30. Jul, 2009 by webmestre.
JYVÄSKYLÄ, FINLAND, 29 JULY 2009 – Ford of Europe today confirmed its commitment to the FIA World Rally Championship by announcing its continued participation for the next two seasons. Ford, together with long-term partner M-Sport, will continue its successful WRC programme in 2010 and 2011. The record-breaking Ford Focus RS World Rally Car, which claimed [...]
Last Ditch Racing overcame adversity to clinch the 2009 Rally America Eastern Regional Open Class Championship
Posted on26. Jul, 2009 by webmestre.
Last Ditch Racing overcame adversity to clinch the 2009 Rally America Eastern Regional Open Class Championship at this past weekend’s New England Forest Rally held in Bethel, Maine. Round 6 of the 2009 Rally America Championship, the New England Forest Rally is a driver’s favorite and has a reputation for being somewhat rough and rocky. [...]
Posted on15. Jul, 2009 by webmestre.
Bangor, Maine USA Maine’s own Last Ditch Racing heads to the the mountains of Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire for the New England Forest Rally, July 17-18. Round 6 of the 2009 Rally America Championship will see Last Ditch Racing’s Driver John Cassidy and Co-Driver Dave Getchell celebrating their 10th anniversary in both the [...]
Posted on14. Jun, 2009 by webmestre.
Hirvonen wins in Greece as Ford claims landmark victory Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen won the Acropolis Rally of Greece today to secure Ford’s 70th world rally victory. The Finns won this seventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship, the toughest encounter in the 12-event series, by 1min 12.9sec in their Ford Focus RS [...]
Posted on27. May, 2009 by webmestre.
Fiesta to make its U.S. motorsport debut by the Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution race team brings two Fiesta Rallycross cars for competition at Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb in July. High-profile event for Fiesta helps brand grow awareness among U.S. racing and performance enthusiasts. DEARBORN, Mich., May 27 – The new Ford Fiesta may not [...]
Posted on17. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
Photo from Rally Argentina 2008 Fans’ passion in the pampas provides spur to Ford’s Finns Ford’s Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jari-Matti Latvala believe the passion and enthusiasm of Argentina’s rally fans can drive them on when this season’s FIA World Championship ventures outside Europe for the first time next week. Rally Argentina (23 – 26 [...]
Posted on03. Apr, 2009 by webmestre.
BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen lead Rally de Portugal after today’s sun-kissed opening day in the hills above the Algarve. After a strong morning in unfavourable conditions, the Finns moved ahead this afternoon and built a 15.0sec lead in their Ford Focus RS World Rally Car. Team-mates [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2009 by webmestre.
BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team begins the second quarter of its FIA World Rally Championship campaign in Portugal next week with subtle improvements to its record-breaking Focus RS World Rally Car. As the series heads to the Iberian Peninsula for Rally de Portugal (2 – 5 April), the British-based squad will introduce a [...]