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BOTH CITROËN CREWS REACH MONACO AMONG THE LEADERS

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BOTH CITROËN CREWS REACH MONACO AMONG THE LEADERS

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82ND RALLYE AUTOMOBILE MONTE-CARLO (14-19/01/2014) – DAY 2

17 January 2014

There may have been precious little snow, but there was certainly plenty of water for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews on day two of Rallye Monte-Carlo, between Gap and Monaco.

Third overall this evening, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle are well-placed to claim their first-ever podium finish in the World Rally Championship.

Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson grabbed fourth position in the overall standings ahead of tomorrow’s two runs on the Col de Turini.

The headaches caused by the weather during this year’s Monte-Carlo continued today. What with intermittent showers, standing water, mud and the threat of snow, tyre choice was invariably far from straightforward. However, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team went for the right option on each occasion. In such conditions, the proposed route from Gap to Monaco, with a remote service in Digne-les-Bains, gave the competitors precious little time to relax.

With the tarmac roads especially slippery on all the stages, Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg had to negotiate some very tricky conditions throughout the day, conditions which ended the challenge of several of their rivals. In the second half of the day, by which time the gaps were clearly established, the two Citroën DS3 WRC crews were able to start to manage their respective positions.

There are four stages left to contest tomorrow, including two runs over the Col du Turini, before the race finishes late on Saturday evening in Monaco…

QUOTE, UNQUOTE

Kris Meeke: “If I had to choose between the snow and the changes in grip that we had to manage today, I think I’d have to say I prefer the snow! There was absolutely no grip on the worn tarmac roads. When the conditions are like that, it’s so easy to make a mistake. I preferred to control my pace in some sections. This rally is still very tough. We are progressing in line with the plan we drew up before the start. We need to concentrate on the job in hand – we now have a position to defend.”

Mads Østberg: “Perhaps I was too cautious this morning when the roads were very slippery. But I avoided making any mistakes. I feel that we improved a lot between the first and second runs. On Sisteron – Thoard, I really wanted to push. I had to force myself to stay calm. In any case, it’s Kris that is just in front of me and there’s no point in me trying to chase him down. Third and fourth would be a good overall result for the entire team.“

Yves Matton (Citroën Racing Team Principal): “Tyre choice wasn’t easy all day, but we managed to go for the right option on each occasion. The water, mud and smooth tarmac made the stages very tricky. For Kris and Mads, neither of whom has a huge amount of experience at this rally in the WRC, they were especially tough conditions. Their performances are therefore all the more pleasing. Mads has shown a great deal of maturity, because tarmac is not really his favourite surface. And Kris has followed the plan to the letter: he hasn‘t taken too many risks but has set a good pace. They need to continue to build up experience in the Citroën DS3 WRC. Once they feel at ease, they will be able to express themselves fully and show off their talent. Kris is only 47 seconds adrift of second place and a lot can still happen on the Col du Turini!”

HOW THE ACTION UNFOLDED

SS7 – Vitrolles – Faye 1 (49.03km) – Sébastien Ogier won the stage to move into second position overall, behind Bryan Bouffier. Kris Meeke defended his third position by going faster than Robert Kubica. Mads Østberg set the eighth fastest time.

SS8 – Selonnet – Breziers (22.68km) – Like Ogier, Mads Østberg was forced to run into a muddy field after the end of the stage to avoid the other crews at the stop control. Fortunately, there was no damage caused to his Citroën DS3 WRC. Bryan Bouffier went fastest, ahead of Ogier, Kubica and Meeke.

SS9 – Vitrolles – Faye 2 (49.03km) – A minor off for Bryan Bouffier, who relinquished first place to Sébastien Ogier. Kris Meeke remained third as Robert Kubica was forced to retire after going off the road. With the second fastest time on the rally’s longest stage, Mads Østberg grabbed fourth place in the overall standings.

SS10 – Sisteron – Thoard (36.85km) – Sébastien Ogier extended his lead at the front. Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg held their respective positions before heading for Digne-les-Bains.

SS11 – Clumanc – Lambruisse (20.77km) – The day’s final stage was contested in the dark. Jari-Matti Latvala won the stage. Kris Meeke consolidated his position with the third fastest time. Mads Østberg drove cautiously to claim the seventh fastest time, but ended the day over three minutes ahead of his nearest rival.
STANDINGS AFTER DAY 2

1. Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) 3:14:51.3
2. Bryan Bouffier / Xavier Panseri (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +51.1
3. Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle (Citroën DS3 WRC) +1:38.6
4. Mads Østberg / Jonas Andersson (Citroën DS3 WRC) +2:48.9
5. Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) +6:04.4
6. Elfyn Evans / Daniel Barritt (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +6:14.5
7. Mikko Hirvonen / Jarmo Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +6:43.7
8. Andreas Mikkelsen / Mikko Markkula (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) +10:16.9
9. Jaroslav Melicharek / Erik Melicharek (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +16:00.8
10. Matteo Gamba / Nicola Arena (Peugeot 207 Super 2000) +20:01.4

FASTEST TIMES
Sébastien Ogier, 5 – Robert Kubica, Bryan Bouffier and Jari-Matti Latvala, 2.

LEADERS
SS1 and SS2: Robert Kubica
SS3 to SS8: Bryan Bouffier
SS9 to SS11: Sébastien Ogier

 

 

 

 

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AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ??

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AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ?? 

 

 

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AL-ATTIYAH ?? SEALS 14TH QATAR ?? RALLY WIN AND FIRST REGIONAL SUCCESS FOR VOLKSWAGEN’S POLO GTI R5 ??

LUSAIL (Qatar): Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah cruised through the final six gravel special stages of the Manateq Qatar International Rally to seal a convincing victory on Saturday.

A record-breaking 14th victory in his home event also marked a remarkable 70th MERC victory in the 211-event history of the FIA Middle East Rally Championships since 1984. His French co-driver Matthieu Baumel duly claimed his third win in Qatar and a career 18th in the MERC.

The success also marked the first outright FIA championship rally win for Volkswagen’s Polo GTI R5 that made its debut at the WRC in Spain last October and claimed WRC 2 success in Sweden in February with Norwegian driver Ole Christian Veiby. Customer Polos have already won national events in Belgium, Norway, Sweden and Latvia this year

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RALLY MUNDIAL 2015: RALLY REPORT MAGAZINE ARGENTINA OBSERVA SU EDICIÓN 124 Y LLEGA A 11.000 MIL SEGUIDORES EN LA FANPAGE DE SU EDITOR

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Mucho trabajo, preparativos para el armado de la edición 124 de nuestra publicación RRM Argentina y además muy felices con la estupenda aceptación de miles de seguidores en nuestras fanpages en las redes sociales.  Mucho agradecimiento y confianza para seguir por más en todos los aspectos de la información en la actividad a nivel nacional e internacional.

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4 de Febrero 2015

Hola Amigos & fans, les quiero agradecer profundamente su seguimiento diario, mediante mis informes, fotos, links de mis fanpages de trabajo, de teams, drivers, videos y todo lo relacionado con la actividad que nos apasiona, y nos une en cada jornada, el RALLY, en especial el WRC. Llegamos juntos a 11.000 friends que comparten esta pasión, y labor junto a mí.

Los quiero mucho, un fuerte abrazo y vámos por más.
Les entrego esta emocionante foto de uno de mis autos favoritos, diría de leyenda el Subaru Impreza WRC 555 que tripulaban en el Rally de Cataluña en España 2002, el vikingo noruego Petter Solberg y su navegante galés Phil Mills junto a la histórica empresa británica Prodrive, bajo el apoyo económico desde Mitaka en Tokio en Japón by STI.

A menos de 10 días del Rally blanco de Suecia, con mucha expectativa para volver a ver a los mejores exponentes del WRC en los caminos forestales nórdicos, les dejamos una foto recordatoria de la edición 1995 con el Impreza 555 de Grupo A que intervinieron en esa instancia en el equipo azul de Prodrive, el español Carlos Sainz, el recordado escocés Colin McRae y el local Mat Jonsson.

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Hello Friends & fans, thank you deeply I want their daily tracking, by my reports, photos, links of my fanpages work, teams, drivers, videos and everything related to the activity that we love, and unites us in every day, RALLY, especially the WRC. We came together to 11,000 friends who share this passion, and work with me.

I love them dearly, a big hug and go for more.
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MANRICO MARTELLA & MIQUEL LISO, SE JUNTARON EN LA PREVIA DEL RALLYRACC-CATALUNYA-COSTA DAURADA-ESPAÑA WRC 2014

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Los dos eximios fotógrafos se reunieron en Salou, para revivir su historia en el WRC, preparando todo para la cobertura de la 50 edición del Rally mixto catalán.

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22 de Octubre 2014

Dos grandes amigos y fotógrafos de la historia en el WRC, un italiano, Manrico Martella & Miquel Liso., un español que ha dado todo por el Rally en la década de los años 90. Hoy con dos trabajos diferentes, Manri con la labor a tiempo completo en el Rally Mondiale e Miquel con su talento innovador en las fotografías en la fórmula 1.
También con sus nuevos libros, que remiten la mítica leyenda de la Lancia Delta Hf Integrale & el anuario de la máxima categoría del automóvilismo internacional, la F1.
Esperando el Rally RACC Catalunya – Rally de España se encontraron en Salou para conversar de las vivencias del pasado y actuales que tienen hoy en día en el Motorsport en el plano global ambos con su esencia de buenas personas y con gran capacidad de lavoro, tomando las mejores imagénes de la actividad en el deporte del motor.
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