Archive for January, 2012

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Petter Solberg has been given a suspended ban from Rally Sweden after being caught speeding on a road section during the Monte Carlo Rally last night. The Ford driver, who finished third in the event, was caught doing 106km/h in a 50km/h limit at 21.10 local time on Saturday, following the final stage of leg […]

Loeb wins Rallye Monte-Carlo 2012

Posted: 23rd January 2012 by admin in WRC
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Sebastien Loeb has won Rallye Monte-Carlo for a sixth time following a dominant performance behind the wheel of the Citroen DS3 WRC he shares with Monegasque co-driver Daniel Elena. Loeb began the final day of the World Rally Championship qualifier, which consisted of one test, the 5.16-kilometre Power Stage, with a lead of 2m41.6s. After […]

Peugeot won’t race Le Mans 24 Hours 2012

Posted: 21st January 2012 by admin in Miscellaneous
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Peugeot brings down the curtain on its endurance programme so as to ensure the success of its numerous launches in 2012. After 14 victories in the last 16 races, including a double at the Le Mans 24 Hours 2009 as part of the ILMC championship won by Peugeot two years running, in 2010 and 2011, […]

Raikkonen’s F1 return date is set.

Posted: 10th January 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula 1 action in a 2010-specification Renault at Valencia on January 23-24. A Lotus team source has confirmed to AUTOSPORT that Raikkonen will have two days of running in the Renault R30 to re-acclimatise to F1 machinery after not having driven a grand prix car since the 2009 season finale […]

Comments Off on Intercontinental Rally Challenge 2012

The 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season will feature 13 all-action rounds in Europe and will be watched by millions of fans around the world. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store this year. February: IRC season six gets underway on Sata Rallye Açores from 23-25 February, the Atlantic Archipelago’s fourth appearance in the IRC. Technical […]