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  1. M-Sport Encouraged By Promising StartRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... - when he clipped a wall through 'Prunieres - Embrun 2' (SS11) and damaged the rear suspension of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC. Never willing to give up the fight, he and Barritt resourcefully fashioned a temporary repair which avoided retirement and kept ...

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  2. One-Two-Three! Volkswagen Makes History At The Rally Monte CarloRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Volkswagen started the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship with a historic success. Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia , Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila and Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Floene claimed a one-two-three for the Polo R WRC at the most iconic rally in the world.

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  3. Sebastien Ogier makes winning start in Monte CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    ... and Andreas Mikkelsen. Despite a difficult start Irish driver Craig Breen came through to finish runner up in WRC 2 and to finish 13th overall. Speaking at the finish Ogier said: "Victory in Monte Carlo means a lot, so close to my home town, and at ...

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  4. Hyundai Motorsport fights to the finish with both cars in Rallye Monte-CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    Hyundai Motorsport has brought the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) to a positive conclusion with both cars finishing the rally in the top six. Hyundai Motorsport has secured a positive two-car finish in this weekend's ...

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  5. Hyundai Motorsport aims for final flourish as both cars head into final day of Rallye Monte-CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Motorsport.com

    Hyundai Motorsport has continued to pick up the pace on the third day of competition at this year's Rallye Monte-Carlo, the opening event of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship , with both Hyundai i20 WRC cars fighting for a top five finish. Just four seconds separates the two Hyundai Shell World Rally Team drivers at the end of the penultimate day with both crews showing promising performances on today's three very demanding stages.

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  6. Volkswagen One-Two-Three - Ogier Leads Latvala And Mikkelsen At The 'Monte'Read the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    Starting order, tyre selection and calculated risk are Friday's talking points at the 'Monte' Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Floene on course for podium finishes A thriller that resulted in a success story: Volkswagen reached the half-way point of the Rally Monte Carlo in first, second and third. Day two of the opening round of the FIA World Rally Championship was initially dominated by the duel between Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia in their Polo R WRC and Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena in a Citroen.

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  7. Hyundai Motorsport continues Monte Carlo learning curve with two cars in top eightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Motorsport.com

    ... another demanding day of action at Rallye Monte-Carlo, the opening event of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Following a tentative start to the event on Thursday, the team made steady progress throughout Friday as tyre selection became ...

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  8. Ogier leads after day 2 of Monte Carlo rally; Loeb hits rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | NewsOK.com

    World rally champion Sebastien Ogier of France holds a commanding lead after day two of the season-opening Monte Carlo rally, while nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb's hopes of upstaging his countryman ended when his Citroen hit a rock on Friday's last stage. 2014 World champion Sebastien Ogier of France, second from right, and his co driver Julien Ingrassia of France, pose with former World champion seven times, Sebastien Loeb of France, second from left, and his co driver Daniel Elena of Monaco, during the official WRC drivers' photo before the start of the 83rd Rally of Monte Carlo, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Monaco.

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  9. Countdown to Wales Rally GB begins as FIA championship kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Rhyl Journal

    ... Mikkelsen. Ogier has his sights set on a third consecutive drivers' crown and has a new-look, second-generation Polo R WRC to fuel his aspirations, as he looks to defend both his overall title and his Wales Rally GB crown. Ben Taylor, managing ...

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  10. Volkswagen Off To A Successful Start On Opening Stages Of The 'Monte'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    ... the early exchanges at the Rally Monte Carlo. Day one of the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) saw the drivers put through their paces, as they were constantly forced to make the transition between ice, snow and wet ...

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  11. A Star Studded Opener For M-SportRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    ... Fflur all turned co-driver for the afternoon as Elfyn Evans demonstrated the power and performance of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC. Eugene Laverty said: 'That was even better than I expected. To watch Elfyn [Evans] driving - his finger tips and the tips ...

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  12. New TV deals for UK rally fansRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Advanced-television.com

    ... rounds of the championship, beginning with the 'Monte'. Welsh language network S4C will also report on the series. The WRC has enjoyed increased interest in Britain over the last 12 months as fans focused on the fortunes of Northern Ireland's Kris ...

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  13. Bigben Interactive : WRC 5, for current and previous generation consoles in Autumn 2015 .Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PR-inside.com

    WRC 5 all the excitement of the FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP gets ready to be unleashed on next generation consoles. New season, new challenges, at the opening of the 2015 season in Monte Carlo, Bigben Interactive is delighted to announce WRC 5, based on the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship, for current and previous generation consoles.

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  14. Ready For The 'Monte' - Top Results For Volkswagen In The ShakedownRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Paddock Talk

    ... gave the Volkswagen drivers a good idea of what to expect in the next four days at the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) classic. In the "free practice" at the opener, adverse conditions and the starting position determined the result of the ...

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  15. Wales Rally GB: North Wales set to reap A 10m bonanza in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | IcNorthWales

    The 2015 FIA World Rally Championship blasts off this weekend high up in the Alps with the 83rd running of the world-famous Monte Carlo Rally. The 13-round calendar then sees the competitors travel from the snow packed roads of Sweden to the dusty tracks of Argentina, Australia and Mexico before the WRC reaches its thrilling conclusion in the challenging Welsh forests.

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  16. Meeke up for the challenge as Loeb make one-off appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Fermanagh Today

    ... in their second full season and I hope I am no exception to the rule. "I also think that the work done on the DS 3 WRC is going to help us to go even faster. Citroen Racing has always enjoyed great results at the Monte Carlo Rally and the team has ...

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  17. Hyundai Introduces i20 WRC Virtual Reality ApplicationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Paddock Talk

    ... the latest developments, news and YouTube videos from the Hyundai Motorsport team as they embark on a second season in WRC. Gyoo Heon Choi, President of Hyundai Motorsport commented: "We hope through this 'Hyundai VR+' App that anyone can enjoy a ...

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  18. Volkswagen Polo R WRC - second-gen for third titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Volkswagen has unveiled the new Polo R WRC, and it looks really good. The second-gen rally car's mission will be to defend its titles in the FIA World Rally Championship - VW completed a clean sweep of all titles when the Polo R WRC made its debut in 2013, before repeating the feat last season.

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  19. Stars Celebrate New WRC Season At Monte-Carlo OpeningRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Paddock Talk

    ... (22 January). Celebrities and guests will enjoy high-speed rides around part of the Grand Prix circuit alongside top WRC drivers from teams including Volkswagen Motorsport, Hyundai Motorsport, Citroen Racing and M-Sport. Celebrities scheduled to ...

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  20. Technology Information Package For The 2015 WRC SeasonRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Paddock Talk

    Volkswagen can look back on a truly superlative season, winning twelve of the thirteen WRC rallies, securing the fastest title win in the Manufacturers' Championship for 25 years, and occupying the top three positions in the Drivers' Championship. The goal now is for the Wolfsburg-based manufacturer to add another chapter to its success story in the FIA World Rally Championship.

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