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Daily Archives: October 2nd, 2012

– Neuville/Gilsoul and Al-Attiyah/Bernacchini both aiming for top 10 finishes at the challenging Rallye de France-Alsace
– The 2012 course includes the new Soultzeren/Pays Welche and Pays de la Haute Bruche stages
– Citroën Racing Technologies to enter additional DS3 WRC for Stéphane Chardonnet/Thibaut de la Haye

Continuing their season of new experiences, Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (Citroën Junior World Rally Team) and Nasser Al-Attiyah/Giovanni Bernacchini (Qatar World Rally Team) will be competing at the Rallye de France-Alsace in their Citroën DS3 WRCs. Read More »

– Citroën could claim an eighth Manufacturers’ title, with Sébastien Loeb in line to clinch a ninth consecutive Drivers’ title at the Rallye de France-Alsace
– Only Hirvonen and Lehtinen stand in the way of Loeb and Elena in France
– Hirvonen hopeful of a strong performance after victory in Rally Vosgien, which posed similar challenges
– Hirvonen not expecting to beat Loeb in ‘normal racing conditions’ as he focuses on points for Manufacturers’ title

Held for the third time this year in Alsace and the Vosges, the Rallye de France should see the Citroën Total World Rally Team enjoy great support from the home crowds. As was the case in 2010, Loeb and Elena return to Seb’s native region with a chance of being crowned World Champion there. Read More »

Russ Thompson and Andy Murphy took a well deserved win on the final NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge event of the year, after another close fought battle on the gravel roads of Yorkshire. The Renault Clio duo has had an up and down season but finished it on top.

The Rally started in the darkness enshrined Dalby forest in what would prove to be a challenging opener to any event. The fast long gravel straights and tight corners need near perfect concentration from both driver and navigator in order to post a quick time. Read More »