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HEAD-TO-HEAD DRIFTING AT ITS FINEST- LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN LEAD IN SWEDEN

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Head-to-head drifting at its finest – Latvala and Mikkelsen lead in Sweden

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Volkswagen one-two ahead of the final day of round two of the 2014 WRC
3.6 seconds separate Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen at the top
Overnight leader Sébastien Ogier drops down field, but fights back into top ten

The Volkswagen pairings of Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) and Andreas Mikkelsen/Mikko Markkula (N/FIN) lead the Rally Sweden after a gripping battle on Friday. The all-Volkswagen duel saw the experienced Latvala and rising star Mikkelsen match each other punch for punch on day two. Latvala came out of the head-to-head with his nose just in front on five occasions, while bragging rights went to Mikkelsen on four stages. Going into the final 142.16 kilometres of special stage on Saturday, just 3.6 seconds separate the #2 Polo R WRC and the number 9 car. However, a mistake from the World Champion prevented a three-way Volkswagen scrap at the top of the standings: starting the day as leaders, Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) slid into a wall of snow on the opening special stage, losing 4:30 minutes as a consequence. The ensuing fightback, which included six stage wins, saw the World Championship winning pairing storm back from 20th to ninth.

The second day of the Rally Sweden was dominated by light rain and thawing snow and ice. As a result, the character of the loop, which featured the four special stages “Lesjöfors“, “Fredriksberg”, “Rämmen” and “Hagfors Sprint”, had changed dramatically by the time the drivers returned to tackle it for a second time. In the morning, the World Rally Cars were greeted by a covering of soft snow and ice, while gravel was already a prominent feature in the afternoon. As such, wear and tear of the standard studded tyres played a major role. The Volkswagen drivers did a good job of looking after the valuable commodity, with only 28 tyres available over the course of the rally. In total, the trio has now set 34 of a possible 48 top-three times, with the works team from Wolfsburg winning 14 of the 16 stages so far.

Quotes after day one of the Rally Sweden

Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen Polo R WRC #1
“That’s rallying! We skidded into a snow wall twelve kilometres into the first special stage of the day. It was a slow corner, which is perhaps why I lost my concentration a little. I missed the entry to the corner and next thing we knew we were stuck. A stupid mistake, but these things happen. Thank you to all the fans who helped us out. We obviously have nothing to lose now. The conditions are not easy, but we will do our best to still pick up valuable points towards the World Championship. The realistic goal for Julien and me is now sixth place. However, I hope for the sake of our team that Andreas and Jari-Matti top the standings come the end of the rally.”

Jari-Matti Latvala, Volkswagen Polo R WRC #2
“It is obviously a great feeling to lead the Rally Sweden. At the same time, we still have a lot of work ahead of us: Saturday is the longest day, and it will be all about looking after the studded tyres as well as possible, right up until the finish ramp in Karlstad. The spikes break very quickly on gravel, and you lose an awful lot of grip then. Today was very good for long periods and we were able to open up a small gap ahead of our team-mates. However, we then lost a lot of time on the penultimate stage. That just goes to show that the rally is still very open. We will continue our battle with Andreas Mikkelsen tomorrow. It would be awesome to win the Rally Sweden for a third time.”

Andreas Mikkelsen, Volkswagen Polo R WRC #9
“A fantastic day for us, and I am very happy with the way the Rally Sweden is panning out for me. I am yet to stand on the podium in the World Rally Championship, and that is exactly where I would dearly love to end this rally. However, I am a born-and-bred rally driver, and victory is within my grasp. I tried to keep up the pressure on my team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala, but without taking too many risks. That was a real balancing act, which we pulled off really well. Tomorrow is another long day of rallying, and we want to go about our work calmly and intelligently.”

Jost Capito, Volkswagen Motorsport Director
“It is great fun watching the battle between Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen develop. Both have been outstanding and are driving both extremely sensibly and quickly at the same time. There are no team orders at Volkswagen. They are both free to fight for the victory. It is a shame that Sébastien Ogier slipped up today, and is no longer in contention as a result. However, he reacted the right way to his mishap, bouncing back in impressive style to set the fastest time on six special stages. All in all, we are extremely happy with day two of the rally in Sweden. Let’s hope it continues this way.”

And then there was …

… snow graffiti. Five hours of work and 50 cans of spray paint – prior to the Rally Sweden, the Volkswagen Polo R WRC was ‘immortalised’ on a snow wall by graffiti artist Robert “Super-G” Forsberg in his home town of Karlstad. There is just one catch: the onset of spring is threatening to destroy the impressively realistic work of art – by melting it.

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Rally Sweden – TV broadcast

Western Europe
Andorra (Canal +); Austria (LAOLA1.tv, n-tv, ORF, ServusTV, Sport1); Belgium (Canal +, RTBF); Cyprus (Cyta); Denmark (VIASAT); Finland (Nelonen, YLE Sport); France (Canal +, France TV, Léquipe 21); Germany (LAOLA1.tv, n-tv, ServusTV, Sport1); Greece (OTE); Ireland (BT Sports); Israel (Charlton); Italy (RAI, Fox Sports, Dinamica); Liechtenstein (n-tv, ServusTV, Sport1); Luxembourg (Canal +, RTL, ServusTV, Sport1); Monaco (Canal +, France TV, Léquipe 21); Norway (VIASAT); Portugal (Sport TV, RTP); Spain (Canal +, TVE, TV3); Sweden (SVT); Switzerland (Canal +, n-tv, ServusTV, Sport1); Turkey (NTV); United Kingdom (ITV 4, BT Sport); Wales (S4C)

Eastern Europe
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (Auto Plus); Bosnia and Herzogovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia (Arena Sport); Hungary (Sport1); Czech Republic (Czech TV, Sport 5); Lithuania (Auto Plus, BTV, LNK); Poland (TVP); Romania (Dolce Sport); Ukraine (First Automotive Channel, Auto Plus)

Middle East and Africa
Angola, Mozambique (Canal +, Sport TV, SuperSport); Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe (Canal +, SuperSport); Ethiopia, Mauritania (Canal +); Lesotho, Liberia, Mayotte, Reunion, Socotra, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, St Helena & Ascension, Sudan, Swaziland (SuperSport)

Asia Pacific
Australia (Fox Sports); American Samoa, Baker Island, Guam, Howland Islands, Jarvis Island, Kingman Reef, Mirconesia, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Northern Marianas, Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands, Wake Islands (MAV TV); Malaysia (Astro); Japan (J Sports); New Zealand (Sky Sports, TV 3); Thailand (Truevision)

North and Latin America
Argentina, Uruguay (Channel 12, Fox Sports); Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago (MAV TV); Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela (Fox Sports); Paraguay (Fox Sports, Telefuturo); USA (Fox Sports, MAV TV)

International
Worldwide (Reuters, SNTV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rally Report Magazine Argentina 14 años

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.
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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