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CITROËN DRIVERS TAME THE RAIDILLON

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CITROËN DRIVERS TAME THE RAIDILLON

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SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS (20-22 JUNE 2014) – QUALIFYING

21 June 2014

– The Citroën Total team claimed the top three spots in qualifying at the FIA WTCC meeting at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

– Yvan Muller will start race 1 from pole position, with Sébastien Loeb alongside him on the front row, and José-María López just behind them in third.

– Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën, was there to witness the team’s successful day.

Despite a few drops of rain on Friday, the three free practice sessions all took place on a dry track. Making his return to Spa-Francorchamps, where he had shone in a single-seater event ten years or so ago, José-María López immediately felt at ease. The Argentine driver clocked the best time of the three practice sessions, and went into qualifying feeling confident.

Despite producing excellent performances in practice, with the 4th and 3rd best times in the two Saturday sessions, Ma Qing Hua was unable to make it past Q1. The Chinese driver will start both races from fourteenth place. Yvan Muller, José-María López and Sébastien Loeb, however, progressed to Q2 without any hiccups.

Given the length of the circuit, the ten minutes granted to the drivers to secure their place in Q3 left no room for error. With a time of 2’23’’204, José-María López reaffirmed his supremacy with a new lap record, half a second quicker than Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb.

The first Citroën driver out on track in Q3 was Sébastien Loeb, who impressed with a time of 2’23’’643. Next up was Yvan Muller, who knocked his teammate off top spot with a lap timed at 2’23’’497. José-María López, the last to go, knew in the first sector that he wasn’t going to match them. Pechito had to settle for the third-fastest time, less than two tenths of a second short of pole.

WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY

Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Managing Board: “I was delighted to see with my own eyes what I already knew. I came to Spa to witness first-hand a talented team with a rare level of expertise and professionalism. Everyone at Citroën Racing works together in an open spirit and with good communication. That was the impression I got when I attended the debriefing meetings. The team’s victories are, of course, invaluable for the company, but beyond that, their way of working offers a unique example of everything the PSA Peugeot Citroën should strive to be.”

Yvan Muller: “Pechito was clearly the quickest from the start of the weekend and beating him was no easy task! The Raidillon remains the trickiest corner to deal with, and we all made little mistakes there. I had a really good second sector in Q3, however, which is what allowed me to push for pole. With its combinations of fast turns, Spa is a circuit that really showcases the qualities of the Citroën C-Elysée WTCC.”

Sébastien Loeb: “We had trouble getting through the Raidillon error-free because of the power steering, which stiffens up dramatically when compressed. We have kept on improving all weekend, but it’s not quite perfect yet. Everywhere else, the car is fantastic! This circuit is incredible. I love it… except the Raidillon (he laughs)”

José-María López: “I think I peaked a little bit earlier than my teammates. I managed to clock a really good time in Q2, but I knew I could go quicker. In Q3, I lost nearly half a second at the Raidillon, which is where I had gained the advantage in the previous sessions. But despite all that, I’m satisfied with my result.”

Ma Qing Hua: “In free practice, I felt that my brakes were lacking a bit of bite, so the team changed them for qualifying. But I just didn’t feel right after that and my wheels locked on a few occasions. With worn tyres, it wasn’t possible for me to make it into Q2. I’m going to fight hard to overtake the men ahead of me and make my way up the field!”

QUALIFYING RESULTS
1. Yvan Muller (Citroën C-Elysée WTCC) 2’23’’497
2. Sébastien Loeb (Citroën C-Elysée WTCC) 2’23’’643
3. José-María López (Citroën C-Elysée WTCC) 2’23’’688
4. Hugo Valente (Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1) 2’24’’646
5. Gabriele Tarquini (Honda Civic WTCC) 2’25’’035
6. Tiago Monteiro (Honda Civic WTCC)
7. Norbert Michelisz (Honda Civic WTCC)
8. Tom Coronel (Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1)
9. Mehdi Bennani (Honda Civic WTCC)
10. Gianni Morbidelli (Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1)
14. Ma Qing Hua (Citroën C-Elysée WTCC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

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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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