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CITROËN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT: RALLY DE FRANCE-ALSACE DAY ONE

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MEEKE AND ØSTBERG IN CONFIDENT MOOD IN FRANCE

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Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson ended day one of Rallye de France-Alsace in third and fifth positions overall in the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s two DS3 WRCs.
At its home round, the French team enjoyed huge support from local fans, who lined the roads of Alsace and Lorraine in their thousands.
Sébastien Chardonnet and Thibault De La Haye currently lie third in the WRC2 category in their DS3 R5.

RALLYE DE FRANCE-ALSACE (2-5/10/2014) – DAY 1

3 October 2014

Back on tarmac after a good performance on gravel in Australia, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team was in impressive form again right from the word go.

After a strong showing in the shakedown, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle grabbed third place overall after the daunting “Vosges – Pays d’Ormont” stage (SS2). The British driver remain focussed on his initial goal to take full advantage of the qualities of his DS3 WRC. He ended the day in third overall, within fifteen seconds of second place.

In the other DS3 WRC, Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson were in good spirits throughout the morning. Clearly in confident mood with the new tyres supplied by Michelin, the Nordic crew quickly moved into fifth position, battling to catch tarmac specialist, Dani Sordo.

In the WRC2 category, Sébastien Chardonnet and Thibault De La Haye ended day one in third place in their Citroën DS3 R5, despite picking up a puncture on SS5.

At the end of the first leg, the Briton Alastair Fisher led this fifth round of the FIA Junior WRC, ahead of the Frenchman Quentin Giordano and the Slovakian Martin Koci. Stéphane Lefebvre, the current championship leader, had to settle for fifth place.

Saturday’s leg features seven stages and 125 kilometres of timed sections. An early start awaits the crews. Cars are due to leave parc ferme at 6.30am, returning to Strasbourg at around 8.20pm after two loops of three stages in the Haut-Rhin department, a remote service in Colmar and a super-special stage in Mulhouse.

QUOTE, UNQUOTE

Kris Meeke: “I’m very pleased with what we were able to show today. As has been the case in the last few rallies, we are in the leading group. It’s important to be in a good position to get as many points as possible at the end. Our goal is still to secure second place in the Manufacturers’ World Championship.”

Mads Østberg: “The day went pretty well, really. I really like the Rallye de France stages. It’s still my favourite tarmac rally. Every kilometre we cover on this surface helps me to improve. We are going to do some more work on the DS3 WRC tonight. I can’t wait to start the second leg!”

Marek Nawarecki (Citroën Racing Deputy Team Principal): “Our crews have enjoyed the performance of the new Michelin tyres. This is an important point, because this is our first experience of the tyres in a competitive setting. It has been good so far. We are very much in line with the objectives we set for this event. Kris is within striking distance of the top two. He produced some fine performances and he is getting better with each rally. Mads is not far behind Dani Sordo. Although he found the handling of the car more difficult in the second loop, he managed to stay focussed throughout today’s leg. He needs to consolidate his position more tomorrow. It’ll be another tough day, with some new sections. But our drivers can feel confident about tackling them.”

HOW THE ACTION UNFOLDED

SS1 – Col de la Charbonnière 1 (11.11km) – Conditions were perfect at the start of the opening stage. Jari-Matti Latvala set the fastest time, ahead of Sébastien Ogier, Andreas Mikkelsen and Kris Meeke, all separated by less than a second. Mads Østberg set the seventh fastest time.

SS2 – Vosges – Pays d’Ormont 1 (34.34km) – A technical problem resulted in Sébastien Ogier losing over four minutes. Andreas Mikkelsen beat Kris Meeke to the stage win to become the new overall leader, ahead of Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke. Mads Østberg set the sixth-fastest time to move up a place in the overall standings.

SS3 – Pays de Salm 1 (9.59km) – Jari-Matti Latvala reclaimed the lead by beating Andreas Mikkelsen, Mads Østberg and Kris Meeke on this stage. As the crews headed for the midday service, Meeke was third overall and Østberg held sixth position.

SS4 – Col de la Charbonnière 2 (11.11km) – Mikkelsen won the stage to narrow the gap to Latvala but still trailed him in the overall standings. Kris Meeke was just behind the front two, waiting to pounce, whilst Mads Østberg moved up to fifth place.

SS5 – Vosges – Pays d’Ormont 2 (34.34km) – On the second run on the day’s decisive stage, Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg consolidated their positions in the overall standings, still led by Jari-Matti Latvala.

SS6 – Pays de Salm 2 (9.59km) – Ahead of the final stage of the day held in Strasbourg, Kris Meeke stayed on the pace in third overall. Just behind him, Mads Østberg matched Dani Sordo in their fight for fourth position.

SS7 – Strasbourg (4.86km) – Joint fastest time for Dani Sordo and Andreas Mikkelsen on the streets of Strasbourg. Kris Meeke ended the day with the fourth fastest performance, whilst Mads Østberg finished ninth. The overall standings remained unchanged.
STANDINGS AFTER DAY 1

1. Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) 1:01:42.9
2. Andreas Mikkelsen / Ola Floene (Volkswagen Polo R WRC) +8.2
3. Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle (Citroën DS3 WRC) +23.1
4. Dani Sordo / Marc Marti (Hyundai i20 WRC) +51.2
5. Mads Østberg / Jonas Andersson (Citroën DS3 WRC) +1:01.9
6. Mikko Hirvonen / Jarmo Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +1:02.9
7. Robert Kubica / Maciej Szczepaniak (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +1:04.7
8. Bryan Bouffier / Xavier Panseri (Hyundai i20 WRC) +1:45.7
9. Martin Prokop / Jan Tomanek (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +2:24.1
10. Elfyn Evans / Daniel Barritt (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) +2:28.1…

FASTEST TIMES

Jari-Matti Latvala, 4 – Andreas Mikkelsen, 3 (including 1 tied) – Dani Sordo, 1 (including 1 tied).

LEADERS

SS1, SS3 to SS7: Jari-Matti Latvala

SS2: Andreas Mikkelsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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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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