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  1. Volkswagen Sets Pace On Rally Poland ShakedownRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    A real taste of things to come at the Rally Poland: Volkswagen started the seventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship at full throttle with a dominant display in the Shakedown. At an average speed of almost 120 km/h, Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia set the fastest time in the Volkswagen Polo R WRC.

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  2. Lotos 72nd Rally Poland Gets Underway With Super Special Stage On ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Paddock Talk

    Months of hard work and meticulous planning will be put to the test when LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland gets underway with a timed super special stage at the Mikolajki Arena from 7pm on Thursday evening. Ahead of an impressive field of 14 Priority 1 drivers, 30 WRC 2 teams, 13 WRC 3 crews, 12 Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy entrants and five additional local crews lie a further 16 timed special stages.

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  3. DMACK Sets Sights On Another Pole PositionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Paddock Talk

    The Drive DMACK World Rally Team returns to Poland next week A- home of its first-ever one-two victory when Ott TA nak and Jari Ketomaa romped home at the top of the WRC 2 class in 2014. Next weekA's edition, round seven of the FIA World Rally Championship, will see Ketomaa return alongside Sander PA rn at the wheel of the teamA's two Ford Fiesta R5 rally cars.

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  4. Vatanen Aims To Maintain Pole In DMACK Fiesta TrophyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Paddock Talk

    ... from Morris. Up for grabs for the overall Trophy winner this year is a lucrative full seven-round series of 2016 WRC 2 competition using a Drive DMACK Ford Fiesta R5. The contest aims to help provide a cost-effective platform for upcoming drivers to ...

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  5. M-Sport Poised To Prove Potential In PolandsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Paddock Talk

    ... albeit for an extensive Tarmac test. The research and development test was primarily to perfect the new Fiesta RS WRC ahead of the coming asphalt rounds, but the increased pace associated with sealed-surface rallying will not have hindered the duo ...

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  6. Volkswagen Heads To Full Speed Festival In PolandRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Paddock Talk

    Fast meets faster A- Volkswagen takes on the fastest special stages of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in Poland. At average speeds of just under 140 km/h, itA's not just pure engine power that is required on the gravel, the drivers also need ...

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  7. Hyundai Motorsport looks to maintain podium pace with four-car entry in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Motorsport.com

    Fresh from a double podium result at the last rally in Sardinia, Hyundai Motorsport hopes to continue its podium pace at next weekend's Rally Poland as it fields four Hyundai i20 WRC cars for the first time. The Alzenau-based squad secured a Polish podium twelve months ago but with all new stages and the addition of the fourth car, driven by Dutchman Kevin Abbring, the team will face new challenges at this seventh round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship .

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  8. Limited Edition M-Sport Ford Transit RevealedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Paddock Talk

    Coinciding with the 50th anniversary for Ford's critically-acclaimed Transit van, UK-based company Van Sport has developed a limited edition Transit in association with M-Sport. Replicating the dynamic appearance of M-Sport's Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car , this special edition Transit comes complete with a WRC inspired bodykit and hand-crafted leather interior.

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  9. Tom Kristensen And Petter Solberg Rejoin Forces For Race Of Champions In LondonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Paddock Talk

    ... of the world in two different fields of motor sport. He won the FIA World Rally Championship in 2003 and amassed over 50 WRC podiums in his glittering career. He switched to the FIA World Rallycross Championship last year and duly won it at his ...

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  10. Fourth Win Of The Season For Sebastien Ogier, Fifth For VolkswagenRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Paddock Talk

    ... claimed their fourth win of the season at the Rally Italy to extend their lead in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The French duo won on Sardinia with a lead of over three minutes over Hyundai's Hayden Paddon/John Kennard (NZ/NZ), and also ...

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  11. In photos: Crazy fans, crazier drivers at World Rally ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Globe and Mail

    This is the Rally de Portugal, round five of the FIA World Rally Championship. Who can drive fastest on any given road? Who is least afraid of the unknown? The Portuguese round of the WRC takes place over four days and 16 stages, each between 10 and 40 kilometres long.

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  12. Victory And A 'Big Point' On Sardinia - Ogier, Ingrassia And...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Paddock Talk

    ... Co-Drivers' and Manufacturers' Championships. After almost half the season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Ogier/Ingrassia are now 66 points clear of their closest rivals, while Volkswagen holds a 65-point lead. The road to the Polo R ...

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  13. Heartbreak For Tanak As Evans Fights BackRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Paddock Talk

    ... how much he has developed as a driver, Tanak was producing what was arguably his best FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) performance to date. The Italian fixture is notoriously difficult and demands speed as well as respect - something the Estonian ...

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  14. Within Touching Distance Of The Lead - Ogier And Latvala Second And ThirdRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Paddock Talk

    ... kilometres against the clock. Five of the ten special stages so far at round six of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) have gone to Wolfsburg. In dusty conditions on the narrow, winding special stages, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Citroen and Ford were ...

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  15. Paddon leads Rally Sardinia over VW duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Motorsport.com

    ... a puncture. This allowed his teammate Sebastien Ogier to overtake him. Paolo Andreucci is 10th and topping the FIA WRC 2 Championship category. As predicted, this rally has taken casualties and Kris Meeke was the first to hit problems in the opening ...

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  16. Hyundai Motorsport show pace to lead Rally Italia Sardegna after opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Motorsport.com

    The Hyundai Motorsport team have shown competitive form on the opening day of Rally Italia Sardegna, the sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Hyundai Motorsport has enjoyed a competitive but mixed start to this weekend's Rally Italia Sardegna, completing the first full day of action at the top of the overall classification with Hayden Paddon in the #20 Hyundai i20 WRC .

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  17. Relishing The Heat Of Battle - Volkswagen Ideally Prepared For The Rally ItalyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Paddock Talk

    ... of the Rally Italy ran smoothly in Thursday's 'free practice'. Ahead of round six of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) set identical times to finish fourth ...

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  18. Wales Rally GB 2015: Overview of what to expect for the November eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | IcNorthWales

    ... return of the famous Myherin stage, rated by many of the sport's top drivers as one of their favourites on the entire WRC calendar. Saturday, 14 November 2015 Saturday offers another long, challenging and action-packed day, starting with ...

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  19. World Champ Heads 8-Nation Field For Sunshine Coast RallyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Paddock Talk

    ... Rally de Portugal, while Australian champion co-driver Dale Moscatt will be rushing back to Caloundra after contesting WRC Rally Italia Sardegna next weekend.' Overseas-based internationals will be matched by Australia's best at IROQ. Dual ...

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  20. M-Sport Look To Capitalise On The Italian IsleRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Paddock Talk

    Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans and Ott Tanak head to the Italian round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in good spirits having completed a successful pre-event test earlier this week. Experimenting with set-up and various tyre ...

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