Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Apr 24

iON Cameras signs World RX drivers Petter Solberg and Liam Doran

“When we first decided to partner with World RX, our vision was to bring the fans closer to the sport”

World RX -  Petter Solberg - Liam Doran - iON iON America, the company that brought Shoot/Share™ Wi-Fi connectivity to point-of-view (POV) cameras, has announced the signings of FIA World Rallycross Championship drivers Liam Doran and Petter Solberg to multi-year endorsement deals. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Rally made Raikkonen better F1 driver – Solberg

Kimi Raikkonen’s rallying foray made him a better formula one driver.

2012-10-14 - Lotus F1 Team - Korea - Kimi Raikkonen 00That is the claim of 2003 world rally champion Petter Solberg, who got to know the ‘iceman’ during his two-year F1 sabbatical in 2010 and 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Kubica tests world rally Ford in France

Robert Kubica has tested a world rally car in France.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 0111Robert Kubica 2011-11-01 Ford’s technical director Christian Loriaux was quoted on Saturday by the French-language L’Avenir as saying works drivers Petter Solberg and Jari-Matti Latvala tested over four days at the asphalt Circuit des Ecuyers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Portugal Rally: Hirvonen: Conditions were exceptional (+result)

 Citroen’s Mikko Hirvonen will take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third day of Rally de Portugal 

Mikko Hirvonen Citroen 1Rally Portugal logoCitroen’s Mikko Hirvonen holds the lead at the end of the second day of Rally de Portugal and following the cancellation of the repeat loop he will now take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third leg. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Rally Sweden: Latvala gets the job done (+result)

Loeb remains Championship leader

Jari-Matti Latvala  SwedenRally Sweden logoIt wasn’t exactly an easy run to the finish for Jari-Matti Latvala, but the Ford number one kept his head through a tense final morning to claim Rally Sweden victory and get his 2012 FIA World Rally Championship powered by Nokia title challenge properly underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Solberg delighted by Ford switch

He will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Petter Solberg portrait 2011-03-08M-Sport logoPetter Solberg says he is finding it hard to express in words his delight at signing a one-year contract to drive for Ford in next season’s World Rally Championship. Solberg, from Norway, will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC co-driven by Briton Chris Patterson. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Loeb wins Italian WRC thriller (+result)

Sebastien Loeb has extended his lead of the World Rally Championship for drivers

Sebastien Loeb SardaigneSébastien Loeb (1) - France - 03-10-2010After winning Rally d’Italia Sardegna for a fourth time. Driving a Citroen DS3 WRC, Loeb faced the daunting prospect of running first on the road and clearing a line through the loose surface gravel for the drivers behind for three consecutive days to claim his second victory of 2011 alongside co-driver Daniel Elena. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Solberg sets Sardinia shakedown pace (+result)

At the wheel of his Citroen DS3 WRC

Petter Solberg portrait 2011-03-08Petter Solberg  Rallye JordaniePetter Solberg has got his bid to win Rally d’Italia Sardegna off to the perfect start by going fastest in shakedown for the world championship counter., Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Ogier rocks, Block rolls on Portugal shakedown (+result)

In warm and sunny conditions close to the rally’s base of Faro

Sébastien Ogier 001-201009-09-11_145Sébastien Ogier continues to edge team-mate Sébastien Loeb for outright pace in the 2011 World Rally Championship, as Citroën lock out the top three on the shakedown for this weekend’s Rally Portugal – and Ken Block goes for a roll. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Ogier fastest in Mexico shakedown (+result)

Sebastien Ogier has gone fastest in shakedown for Rally Guanajuato Mexico

Sebastien Ogier Mexico 2011-03-03Rally Guanajuato Mexico logoThe factory Citroen driver clocked a fastest time of 2m51.7s over the 5.13-kilometre San Juan de Otates stage held in hot and dry conditions for the start of round two of the World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Loeb eyes Mexico win number five

The first rally on gravel is really the kick-off of the season

Sebastien Loeb  Rally UK 20101113Sebastien LoebThe route is very like what we’ll meet during the rest of the year with this event’s special feature, a combination of very quick and very twisty sections. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Day three report, Bouffier wins Monte-Carlo Centenary

Peugeot ace takes maiden IRC triumph


PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADEurosport shows 12 epic stages live. Bryan Bouffier got his Intercontinental Rally Challenge title campaign off to the best possible start by winning the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo, which finished in Monaco’s harbour front in the early hours of Saturday morning following three day’s of intense competition shown live on Eurosport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Day two report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 1 of 12

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADBryan Bouffier will take a lead of 28.7 seconds into the final day of Rallye Monte-Carlo as snow made driving conditions treacherous and threw the battle for victory on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge counter wide open.

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Jan 19

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Day one report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 1 of 12

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADJuho Hanninen has completed the opening day of the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo, round one of the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, with a lead of 44.5 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Huge entry for World Rally Championship opener

Nearly 130 cars will start the Karlstad event
New TV deal gives UK WRC fans more coverage than ever before 

Rally Sweden logoWRCThe 2011 World Rally Championship is set to get off to a thrilling start in Sweden next month after all the series’ big guns lodged entries for the snow spectacular. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Certina and the Sauber F1 Team look forward to a new year together

The watches are ticking as the Sauber F1 Team and Certina approach the start of another new year together.

The Swiss sports watch brand has been a partner of the team since 2005. The Premium Partner’s logo presence on the Formula One team’s cars was extended in 2010, and in 2011 the brand’s logos will be displayed on the deflectors in front of the sidepods, as well as once again on the helmet visors of both drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

Solberg to fight for Monte-Carlo IRC glory

Petter Solberg is aiming for Rallye Monte-Carlo victory

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengePetter Solberg has vowed to fight for victory when he makes his Intercontinental Rally Challenge debut on Rallye Monte-Carlo next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Solberg honoured to be our World Rally #1

Petter Solberg: It means a lot to me to be put number one by Crash.net

Petter SolbergPetter Solberg - WRC - 05-10-2010It is nice to get that credit for everything we have gone through this year. We are pushing the limits and for me it is a very good thing personally. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Loeb, Solberg locked in battle for Rally GB lead

Ott Tanak leads the PWRC, 35.8 seconds up on Patrik Flodin

Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb is the man at the top of the times post-SS11 – but Petter Solberg is right in contention in second. Citroen number one driver Sebastien Loeb leads Wales Rally GB heading into the mid-day halt, although Petter Solberg is right up there in his privately entered C4 WRC and a major threat, just 2.3 seconds adrift. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

WRC: Ogier crashes out in Wales, won’t re-start

Sebastien Ogier rolled his Citroen C4 WRC car in the first test of the day

Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier has crashed out of the Wales Rally GB in the opening stage this morning. Ogier went off the road near the end of the 14.78 kilometre Radnor Forest stage [SS8] rolling his Citroen C4 WRC car in the process. It has since been confirmed he will not be able to re-join tomorrow under the SupeRally. Read the rest of this entry »

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