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  1. Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 07/2015Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... is the third time Volkswagen has claimed all three podium positions since it joined the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The win was also the first for the 'Flying Finn' since October 2014 (Rally France). Volkswagen also finished first, second ...

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  2. Cave Battles To Solid Season Start In PortugalRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... Now we just have to look forward to Poland and aim for a better result. 'It does feel great to be back competing on WRC events and gaining experience on the best stages in the world. It's been a character building start for us, but ultimately it's ...

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  3. Vatanen Takes It To The Max On DMACK OpenerRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... near Porto. The new 1.0 turbo EcoBoost cars, powered by GEM sustainable race fuel, coped remarkably well on their WRC debut. The lead changed hands several times during the opening skirmishes in northern Portugal before 24-year-old Vatanen assumed ...

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  4. DMACK Rocks And Rolls At Tough Rally PortugalRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... say our gravel tyres held up extremely well during the rocky stages on Friday. We didn't get the result we were after in WRC 2 but Sander had a solid run on his first prize event.' Jari Ketomaa said: 'We had a nightmare event and didn't have many ...

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  5. Paddon Secures Positive Eighth In PortugalRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... to last year's Rally Australia, where we finished sixth, and this year's Rally Sweden when we secured our best-ever WRC result to date with a fifth place,' Paddon said. Driving for the Hyundai Mobis World Rally Team, Paddon and Kennard started ...

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  6. Kris Meeke finishes third in WRC PortugalRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Kris Meeke earned yet another podium on round five of the FIA World Rally Championship in Portugal, however it was success yet gain for the works Volkswagen Polos.

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  7. Tanak Back With Encouraging PerformanceRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Paddock Talk

    Sport World Rally Team's Ott Tanak was back at this weekend's Vodafone Rally de Portugal with what Team Principal Malcolm Wilson has described as one of his best FIA World Rally Championship performances to date. Hinting at the huge potential he and the new Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC have to unleash, the Estonian will be one to watch as the season progresses.

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  8. One-Two-Three Win! Latvala, Ogier And Mikkelsen Celebrate Triumphant RallyRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Paddock Talk

    Latvala beats Ogier and Mikkelsen - Rally Portugal exciting down to the wire Third one-two-three win overall for Polo R WRC in the FIA World Rally Championship First time a manufacturer has ever secured the maximum points in all three WRC standings As good as it gets: Volkswagen got a triumphant one-two-three win in the FIA World Rally Championship , seeing them celebrate the most successful rally in the history of the Polo R WRC.

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  9. Top-six finish for Hyundai Motorsport at conclusion of new-look Rally de PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Motorsport.com

    May 24, 2015 - Hyundai Motorsport has brought the fifth round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship to a positive conclusion with two cars finishing in the top eight overall and the highest placed Hyundai i20 WRC in sixth position. In a rally where tyre management has been key to unlocking performance on new-look, often slippery stages, it has been a valuable weekend of learning for the young Hyundai Motorsport team.

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  10. Paddon Shows Good Form In PortugalRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Paddock Talk

    New Zealand's top rally drivers Hayden Paddon and John Kennard hold a strong seventh position in their Hyundai i20 WRC rally car after the first two days of the FIA World Rally Championship round in Portugal. With just three special stages to be completed on Sunday , the Kiwis are in a three-way battle with Citroen driver Mads Ostberg to try and take sixth place from Paddon's Hyundai Motorsport team-mate Dani Sordo.

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  11. Tanak Delivers His Drive Of The YearRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Paddock Talk

    ... team mate Elfyn Evans suffered yet more misfortune on the fifth round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Producing a confidence-boosting drive, Tanak and co-driver Raigo Molder looked supremely comfortable behind the wheel of their new ...

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  12. Latvala In The Lead, Seven-Way Battle For The Podium - Positive Start For Volkswagen In PortugalRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Paddock Talk

    Seven drivers within 30 seconds of each other - a thrilling battle between all four manufacturers in the FIA World Rally Championship has developed in Portugal. At the front: Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila in the Polo R WRC.

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  13. Promising start for Hyundai Motorsport at all-new Rally de PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Motorsport.com

    Hyundai Motorsport has had a trouble-free opening day to this weekend's Rally de Portugal with all three cars comfortably inside the top ten. The Hyundai Motorsport trio of drivers have all enjoyed a difficult but mainly problem-free start to this weekend's Rally de Portugal, round five of the 13-event FIA World Rally Championship with all three Hyundai i20 WRC cars inside the top ten.

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  14. All Good Things - Volkswagen In Front At 'Free Practice' In PortugalRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Paddock Talk

    Mikkelsen, Ogier and Latvala first, second and third in shakedown at Rally Portugal First time that three second generation Polo R WRC are in action Perfect start to the Rally Portugal: Volkswagen took the top three spots in "free practice" at the fifth event of the FIA World Rally Championship season. Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Floene quickly set the best time on their debut in the second generation Polo R WRC - ahead of their team-mates Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila .

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  15. Hyundai Motorsport Ready To Tackle All-New Rally De PortugalRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Paddock Talk

    After two long-haul events in the Americas, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to Europe next week with Rally de Portugal, round five of this year's 13-event calendar. As the rally moves from the Southern Region of Algarve - where it has ...

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  16. Paddon Chasing Good Result In PortugalRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Paddock Talk

    Writing the best pace notes they can during the reconnaissance runs for Rally Portugal will be at the heart of Hayden Paddon and John Kennard's bid for a top five result at their fourth event in the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Most of the route for the 21 to 25 May running of Rally Portugal is new for all WRC crews with a new base at Matosinhos, north of Porto, as the rally returns to the north of Portugal for the first time since 2001.

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  17. The New Ecoboost-Powered Ford Fiesta R2Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Paddock Talk

    ... that runs in conjunction with M-Sport and DMACK Tyres on six points-scoring rounds of five FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) events. Development on the new car began in earnest last year and has since completed a number of successful tests at the ...

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  18. New Ford Fiesta RS WRC Debuts At New Rally De PortugalRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Paddock Talk

    Sport's EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC has undergone the biggest evolution since its creation and is ready to make its debut on the stages of the FIA World Rally Championship . M-Sport's team of world-class technicians have built five new cars at the company's Dovenby Hall base in Cumbria - ready to take on the world in the hands of Elfyn Evans, Ott Tanak, Martin Prokop, Lorenzo Bertelli and Robert Kubica.

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  19. Hayden Paddon: Bypassing New Zealand would be World Rally Championship's lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Timaru Herald

    World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon, left, says Rally New Zealand would be a loss to the WRC if it does not return. Hayden Paddon's hopes of competing in another home World Rally Championship round look to have gone up in a ball of gravel dust.

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  20. Bigben Interactive will publish the next Sherlock Holmes video game from Frogwares studioRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | PR-inside.com

    ... become one of Europe's leaders in multimedia accessories. In 2015, Bigben Interactive will publish the rally simulation WRC 5, as well as other major projects that will be announced very soon. About Frogwares Frogwares is an independent game ...

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