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FIRST WRC PODIUM FINISH FOR KRIS MEEKE

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FIRST WRC PODIUM FINISH FOR KRIS MEEKE

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

19 January 2014

After a Rallye Monte-Carlo contested in extreme conditions, the two DS3 WRCs of the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team finished third and fourth overall.
For the first time in their career, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle secured a podium finish at a World Rally Championship event.
Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson finished in fourth position on their first rally in a Citroën DS3 WRC, which should give them plenty of confidence heading into the next round, held in Sweden and Norway on 5-8 February.

Only four stages remained on today’s leg before the competitors reached the end of this 82nd running of the Rallye Monte-Carlo. But they weren’t just any old stages: two successive runs, at day and then at night, on La Bollène Vésubie – Moulinet, via the Col de Turini, and Sospel – Breil sur Roya!

With a huge amount of water on the roads and plenty of snow at the top of the Col de Turini, the first run provided the drivers with a genuine test of guts and bravery. Third and fourth respectively, Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg consolidated their positions.

After dark and with the snowfall getting heavier, the organisers decided to cancel the second run on the Col de Turini. The Power Stage, held in heavy rain and fairly dense fog, enabled Kris Meeke to pick up an extra point. Kris finished third overall in the final standings to become the first British driver since 2003 to finish on the podium at the Rallye Monte-Carlo… Colin McRae and Derek Ringer had finished second back then, also in a Citroën! Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson made a successful debut in their Citroën DS3 WRC, ending the rally in fourth position.

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Kris Meeke: “I’ve never witnessed conditions like these at a rally. It was incredibly difficult, but we achieved our goal. I had a very good feeling in the Citroën DS3 WRC. Monte-Carlo is always a tough rally. It’s not really a tarmac rally and it’s a snow rally either. It’s got a bit of everything! I’m very pleased for those who put their faith in me. It’s really nice to be able to pay back the team for their support with this result.”

Mads Østberg: “This fourth position feels like a small victory! I must thank the fantastic team that helped us achieve this result. We made some minor mistakes but the conditions were especially difficult. I know we could have been quicker on some of the stages, but we had to make sure of our position so we didn’t take any unnecessary risks. Bring on the snow at Rally Sweden!”

Yves Matton (Citroën Racing Team Principal): “We asked our crews not to take any risks when the conditions were difficult… and we pretty much only had difficult conditions! They raced sensibly and followed the instructions we gave them, pushing when they felt confident. This performance is a great way to start the season, and highly motivating for the entire team. We all know about Kris’s speed. This weekend, he showed his maturity and his ability to manage a result. It’s an important stage in building the foundations of the rest of the season. Mads is not really a tarmac driver. However, he felt confident in the Citroën DS3 WRC straightaway. During the shakedown, he said that he had really enjoyed driving on this surface for the first time. He then went on to set some very good times.”

HOW THE ACTION UNFOLDED

SS12 – La Bollène Vésubie – Moulinet 1 (23.40km) – First run on the Col du Turini with four studded tyres for everyone. Sébastien Ogier claimed the stage win. Kris Meeke was fourth fastest and Mads Østberg finished sixth.

SS13 – Sospel – Breil sur Roya 1 (16.55km) – Kris Meeke almost won his first stage of the season, but Sébastien Ogier proved to be quicker. In the rain, Mads Østberg held his position with another sixth fastest time.

SS14 – La Bollène Vésubie – Moulinet 2 (23,40 km) – First on the road, Jaroslav Melicharek went off on a snow-covered section and blocked the road for the other competitors. In the time it took to get him away again, the organisers decided to cancel this stage.

SS15 – Sospel – Breil sur Roya 2 (16.55km) – Mikko Hirvonen retired on the Power Stage. Jari-Matti Latvala set the fastest time to pick up the three bonus points. Second on the final stage, Sébastien Ogier won the rally ahead of Bryan Bouffier. Kris Meeke collected the final Power Stage bonus point and secured his first-ever podium finish in the WRC. Mads Østberg finished this final stage in sixth position.

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FINAL PROVISIONAL STANDINGS

1. Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) 3:55:14.4
2. Bryan Bouffier / Xavier Panseri (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +1:18.9
3. Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle (Citroën DS3 WRC) +1:54.3
4. Mads Østberg / Jonas Andersson (Citroën DS3 WRC) +3:53.9
5. Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) +6:08.3
6. Elfyn Evans / Daniel Barritt (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +8:37.4
7. Andreas Mikkelsen / Mikko Markkula (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) +11:42.3
8. Jaroslav Melicharek / Erik Melicharek (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +21:56.2
9. Matteo Gamba / Nicola Arena (Peugeot 207 Super 2000) +23:50.7
10. Yuriy Protasov / Pavlo Cherepin (Ford Fiesta R5) +25:43.1

FASTEST TIMES
Sébastien Ogier, 7 – Jari-Matti Latvala, 3 – Robert Kubica and Bryan Bouffier, 2. 1 SS cancelled.

LEADERS
SS1 and SS2: Robert Kubica
SS3 to SS8: Bryan Bouffier
SS9 to SS15 (finish): Sébastien Ogier

DRIVERS’ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
1. Sébastien Ogier 27 points
2. Bryan Bouffier 18 points
3. Kris Meeke 16 points
4. Jari-Matti Latvala 13 points
5. Mads Østberg 12 points
6. Elfyn Evans 8 points
7. Andreas Mikkelsen 6 points
8. Jaroslav Melicharek 4 points
9. Matteo Gamba 2 points
10. Yuriy Protasov 1 point

MANUFACTURERS’ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
1. Volkswagen Motorsport 37 points
2. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 33 points
3. M-Sport World Rally Team 10 points
4. Volkswagen Motorsport II 8 points

 

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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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SS11 – Al-Khor 2 – 18.18km.

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.
I give this exciting picture of one of my favorite cars, say legendary Subaru Impreza WRC 555 who manned the Rally of Catalonia in Spain 2002, the Norwegian the Viking Petter Solberg and his Welsh navigator Phil Mills beside the historic British company Prodrive, under the financial support from Mitaka in Tokyo in Japan by STI.

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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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