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#MSport 🇬🇧 🌎 M-SPORT READY TO LAUNCH AT MONTE CARLO WITH ALL-NEW PUMA HYBRID RALLY1 🇬🇧 🌎 🇲🇨 🌎     

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#MSport 🇬🇧 🌎 M-SPORT READY TO LAUNCH AT MONTE CARLO WITH ALL-NEW PUMA HYBRID RALLY1  🇬🇧  🌎  🇲🇨  🌎
As the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team embarks upon the new hybrid era of the World Rally Championship, check out M-Sport’s ‘Quick Facts’ ahead of 2022 Rallye Monte Carlo:
The new season marks the beginning of the hybrid era and the launch of a new car with its striking electric-inspired livery, and the team at M-Sport are excited for the challenges ahead and the promise of a competitive season.
This year’s Rally1 cars house a 100kW hybrid unit coupled to a 1.6-litre turbocharge internal combustion engine that uses 100% renewable fuel for the first time in the sport’s history.
The traditional season opener will take place over four days, with the service park for this year based throughout the event in the Monaco harbour area.
The added challenge of using hybrid in competition for the first time is further enhanced with no mid-day service point on any of the event days.
2022 sees Irishmen Craig Breen and Paul Nagle head-up the M-Sport team alongside Adrien Fourmaux and Alexandre Coria and, Gus Greensmith and Jonas Andersson.
Nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb will also join M-Sport’s ranks with Isabelle Galmiche as his co-driver currently as a one off drive on the iconic season opener.
The team will enjoy a diverse range of experience as young, fresh talent is combined with the knowledge of the sport’s most decorated driver.
Throughout the 2022 season, the M-Sport and Ford will be celebrating 25 years of partnership and competing in the FIA World Rally Championship. This landmark anniversary has seen the team take three manufacturer’s titles for Ford and a combined total of seven FIA world titles when including Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ titles. The pairing has also claimed 61 victories and a record breaking 268 consecutive points scoring events to date.
Team Quotes
Rich Millener, Team Principal, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, said:
“There has been a huge amount of anticipation leading up to Monte-Carlo, both internally and from the fans, so we’re really excited to finally get out there and show everyone what we have been working on so hard over the past 18 months. An exceptional amount of work has been put in to get the cars ready to rally, and of course there are going to be challenges when you’ve got a new car, but we’re feeling very happy with the position we are in as we head into the first event of the year.
“We’re really happy and excited about our line-up for this season; Craig joining us for his first full season has obviously been significant and he has played a big role in testing the car and providing feedback to the team. We’re pleased to be keeping on Gus and Adrien for full seasons as well as they gain more experience in WRC and I expect them to be challenging for some great results during the season. Séb Loeb joining us is a dream come true for many at M-Sport, and we know all the other drivers will get to benefit from his experience in Monte Carlo. We have done all we can to put us into the best position possible for the season opener, now it’s down to our crews to show us what they can do!”
Sebastien Loeb
“It’s a radical change of scenery after spending three weeks on the Dakar Rally but it’s still very exciting to be at the start of the Monte Carlo Rally, especially with the WRC’s new hybrid era.
“I’m also proud of this collaboration with Malcolm’s team, working with them has been talked about throughout my career but never quite managed to happen, so thank you all, M-Sport, Ford Performance and Red Bull for finally making this happen on such an amazing event.
“For this rally, I will certainly be less prepared than the other drivers but the feeling with the Puma Hybrid Rally1 was immediately very good and everything just came together. I am looking forward to having fun this weekend with Isabelle, my new co-driver, and the whole M-Sport team.”
Craig Breen
“It is always something very special competing on Rallye Monte Carlo, but to be doing it for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, is a dream come true! The team has done an unbelievable job building and developing the Puma Hybrid Rally1 and it really shows. It is by far the best rally car I have ever driven and with the addition of the hybrid unit, it is going to add another dimension to the rally. Paul and I are relishing the challenge and are really looking forward to the year ahead with M-Sport and Ford.”
Adrien Fourmaux
“For Rallye Monte-Carlo, we will try do do our best, feel the car and understand its level of performance compared to the others. It will be the first time here in the top category of the WRC, I have been here previously in the Fiesta Rally2, my first appearance was already a top ten overall finish! I love these roads, I have performed quite well in the past so I have good hopes. By the way it’s a new era for everyone so we’ll need the perfect match between the car’s reliability and driving skill to perform well until the end of the rally. We hope to deliver the best result as we can, everything is possible!”
Gus Greensmith
“I’m excited to be a part of the 2022 M-Sport Ford World Rally Team as we head into the most significant rule change in WRC history. The team has done a great job developing the new car, and I feel really comfortable driving it. We’re all confident the car should be a lot more competitive than recent years, which will hopefully give us more opportunities to fight near the front. I was happy with my improvements last season, and I want to build on that going into 2022. I was within a second of my first stage win last year, and I feel that with the new package, this is definitely an achievable goal, and we also want to try to push for our first podium as well. Monte Carlo has always been a tricky opener for the championship, but I have done the rally a few times now, and with the new car feeling so good, I am really looking forward to the challenge. It will be essential to build the speed throughout the weekend, especially with this being Jonas and I’s second rally together. Thanks again to all the team for all the hard work they have put into the Puma Hybrid Rally1, and I hope we can repay them with a good result in Monte.”
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18 January #2022

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#RallyArgentina 🇦🇷 🌎 #2022 SPEEDAGRO YPF RALLY ARGENTINA 🇦🇷 🌎 CIERRE DE INSCRIPCIONES 🇦🇷 🌎

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#RallyArgentina 🇦🇷 🌎 #2022 SPEEDAGRO YPF RALLY ARGENTINA 🇦🇷 🌎 CIERRE DE INSCRIPCIONES 🇦🇷 🌎
SpeedAgro Rally Argentina: Cierre de inscripciones
13 abril 2022 – Del 22 al 24 de abril, se disputará el SpeedAgro Rally Argentina en Mina Clavero, en la provincia de Córdoba. En el día de la fecha, será el cierre de inscripciones para las tripulaciones extranjeras del CODASUR.
Esta nueva edición del SpeedAgro Rally Argentina, que además rendirá homenaje a Jorge Recalde, será válida por el Campeonato FIA CODASUR y el Rally Argentino. Consecuentemente, desde su anuncio, se convirtió en una competencia sumamente atractiva para los pilotos de toda la región, no solo por su histórico prestigio, sino también por el itinerario de carrera que contará con la presencia de tramos emblemáticos.
Entre la extensa lista de los pilotos que correrán las pruebas especiales en Traslasierra por el Campeonato Sudamericano, dentro de los RC5, se puede citar la participación de tripulaciones de los distintos países del continente como es el caso de Alba Ramirez-Gregorio Cespedes (Bol/Arg, Ford Fiesta Kinetic), Martin Tomas-Juan Pablo Pernigotti (Par/Arg, Ford Fiesta Kinetic), Guillermo Botazzani-Bernardo Coronel (Arg/Arg, Ford Fiesta Kinetic), Andre Allegretti-Pedro Sosa (Bra/Par, Honda Civic), Rodrigo Fialho-Rodrigo Arbiza (Uru/Uru, Renault Clio), entre tantos otros.
Por supuesto, el listado de competidores entre los RC2 también estará muy bien representado con Fabrizio Zaldivar-Carlos Del Barrio (Pry/Esp, Hyundai I20 N Rally 2), Gustavo Saba-Fernando Mussano (Pry/Arg, Volkswagen Polo GTI Rally2), Roberto Saba-Leonardo Suaya (Bol/Arg, Skoda Fabia Rally2), Miguel Zaldivar-Diego Cagnotti (Pry/Arg, Volkswagen Polo GTI Rally2), Augusto Bestard y José Luis Díaz (Pry/Arg, Volkswagen Polo GTI Rally2), Marcos Ligato-Rubén García (Arg, Citröen C3), Augusto D’Agostini-Juan Pablo Carrera (Arg, Skoda Fabia), Alejandro Cancio-Santiago García (Arg, Skoda Fabia), por mencionar solo a algunos de los pilotos que competirán en Argentina.
Las tripulaciones extranjeras que quieran competir por el CODASUR podrán completar tramitar su inscripción a través de la página wwww.rallyargentina.com, hasta el día hoy a las 20hs. Por su parte, las tripulaciones argentinas que se inscriban en el Campeonato FIA CODASUR y Argentino podrán hacerlo hasta el viernes 15.
En esta oportunidad, el SpeedAgro Rally Argentina tendrá un itinerario conformado por 11 tramos, con 147,61km de especiales y un total de 458,53km.
Acreditaciones de prensa
Los medios de comunicación que deseen cubrir esta edición del Rally Argentina podrán tramitar su acreditación online a través de la web del rally, hasta el 15 de abril.
EL TRAMO LUNAR ARGENTINO 🇦🇷 🌎
SS 9/11 – GIULIO CESARE – MINA CLAVERO – 19,33 Km – 24 de abril – Hora: 10:13/13:36
El solo nombre de este especial lo define. Uno de los clásicos cordobeses, conocido y elogiado en el ámbito del rally mundial ¡Es el tramo que Jorge Raúl Recalde corría sin que sus navegantes leyeran la hoja de ruta, lo sabía de memoria! En esta oportunidad se correrá bajando hacia Mina Clavero. El comienzo es serpenteando entre las grandes piedras de las Altas Cumbres, con un tránsito un poco lento sobre un piso duro y algo roto. Luego mejora el piso, se hace un poco más veloz pero siempre sinuoso en un paisaje inigualable hasta Villa Benegas. Desde allí, es cada vez más veloz, con el piso que mejora mucho, pero que exige manejo hábil en cada metro. Sobre el final transita sobre el clásico Puente del Cura para terminar pocos metros después.
13 de Abril #2022

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LA VIGENCIA DE CLAUDIO MENZI 🇦🇷 🌎 EN EL PROVINCIAL CORDOBÉS 🇦🇷 🌎

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LA VIGENCIA DE CLAUDIO MENZI 🇦🇷 🌎 EN EL PROVINCIAL CORDOBÉS 🇦🇷 🌎
UN REGRESO A TODA ORQUESTA CON EL NISSAN MARCH DE LA CLASE RC5 🇦🇷 🌎
En un fin de semana muy interesante con la iniciación del Campeonato Provincial Cordobés de Rally, en la ciudad de La Calera, se llevó a cabo esta significativa competencia en la provincia mediterránea de nuestro país.
Con una masiva inscripción de binomios, alrededor de 128 anotados, donde lo más granado de la especialidad en esta región se dio cita. Con el vencedor de la general, el rio cuartense Juan Marchetto sobre un Mitsubishi del Grupo de Producción.
Mientras que en la divisional RC5, la victoria quedó en manos del cordobés, Claudio Menzi, navegado por Miguel Vera, incluyendo a la máquina nipona Nissan con su hermoso modelo March. Aventajando de punta a punta a sus rivales y dejando en claro su permanente intensidad sobre un auto de Rally. La idea del #Mariscal” es seguir en la totalidad del certamen y reeditar sus éxitos en el pasado, tanto en el Rally Nacional, como en la época dorada del Córdoba Rally Team junto a Martín Christie, Gabriel Pozzo y su reemplazante en ese entonces, Marcos Ligato.
Buena vidriera del Nissan March, que se impone con claridad en la división nutrida RC5 del clásico cordobés en La Calera.
12 de Abril #2022

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#WRP #WRacingProject W Racing Project 🔵 🔴 New Collaborations 🔵 🔴

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#WRP #WRacingProject W Racing Project 🔵 🔴  New Collaborations 🔵 🔴

 

We are thrilled to announce the start of new collaborations, the 24h series championship and the GT championship, where Valentino Rossi currently runs.
Our goal is to bring taste and quality to the track, through our culinary skills as catering!
As a first collaboration, an Italian stage, the famous Mugello, in which we managed to create a wonderful event with the participation of La Sciabola sul Collo and the wines of Vigneti Radica.
We await the Imola GT for this weekend and the Croatian rally with Hyundai from 21 to 24 April, coinciding with the 12h of Spa-Francoshamp.
 
Our aim?
Create a team show that leads to results in all sectors
Media @WRacingProject 🔵 🔴
 
#WRP #WRacingProject #CroatiaRally #SPAFRANCORCHAMPS #24HSERIES 🔵 🔴
 
11 April #2022

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