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Daily Archives: August 12th, 2011

Damian Cole was supposed to be on a family holiday in Devon at the time of the Tyneside Stages Rally (July 31), but when you’re increasingly well placed to win the REIS MSA Asphalt Rally Championship for the second year in a row, you don’t let a little matter like that prevent you from getting behind the wheel! The effort brought due reward too, with Cole and co-driver James Morgan winning the event outright in their Ford Focus WRC and becoming the first pairing of 2011 to achieve two maximum scores. Read More »


Peugeot RCZ Team Nokia is certainly enjoying a season of success in the Nürgurgring-based VLN race series. The sixth race of the 10 round championship (July 30) saw the pair of Kumho-shod 207 Coupes once more finish 1st and 2nd in class, while simultaneously dominating the diesel category; which they’ve made their own since the beginning of the season. Read More »

With two FIA World Championship Rallies behind it, the MINI WRC Team is now ready for its next test and that will be on the asphalt stages in next week’s ADAC Rally Germany. This will be the first WRC event of the year on this surface for not only Dani Sordo (ES) and Carlos del Barrio (ES) in the MINI John Cooper Works WRC number 37, and Kris Meeke (GB) and Paul Nagle (IR) in the number 52 car, but also the rest of the competitors in the championship. Read More »