Tag Archive: Giandomenico Basso

Jan 19

ERC graduates flock to Rallye Monte-Carlo

A number of other Rallye Monte-Carlo participants have ERC event experience

ERC graduates flock to Rallye Monte-CarloA number of drivers with FIA European Rally Championship experience will be in action when Rallye Monte-Carlo gets underway this evening. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

FIA European Rally Championship, Rallye Sanremo day 2 report

Round 11 of 12, Leg two, Saturday 12 October

FIA ERC 2013 Rallye Sanremo Alex Vittalini day two action imageItalian ace Giandomenico Basso has made a heroic return to the FIA European Rally Championship by winning his home event, Rallye Sanremo, which reached a dramatic climax in the hills of the picturesque Liguria region in northern Italy this afternoon.

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Oct 13

IRC Rallye Sanremo day two report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 12 of 13 

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeSanremo post-eventGiandomenico Basso has followed in the wheel tracks of rallying legend Colin McRae by winning Rallye Sanremo for a second time. The result, his sixth victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, followed a dominant performance on the asphalt event at the wheel of an M-Sport Ford Fiesta RRC.

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May 12

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round four of 13 : Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse – Day three report

Debut IRC joy for Sordo and Mini in Corsica

IRC - Intercontinental Rally Challengemikkelsen fra 70Dani Sordo has claimed victory on Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse, round four of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, following a faultless performance in a MINI John Cooper Works S2000 on his debut in the all-action series.

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May 11

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round four of 13 : Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse – Day two report

IRC newcomer Sordo on top after day of drama in Corsica
 
sordo fra 34IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeDani Sordo will start the final six stages of Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse on Saturday firmly in contention for a debut victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge following a day of high drama on the demanding asphalt roads around Corte in the centre of the picturesque Mediterranean island. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round four of 13 : Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse – Day one report

Mikkelsen heads close battle for Corsica IRC glory
 
IRC - Intercontinental Rally Challengemikkelsen fra 03Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion Andreas Mikkelsen leads Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse following the opening three stages around Ajaccio this afternoon. However, with 2.8s covering the leading drivers, Mikkelsen has a big fight on his hands in his bid to win his first IRC event on asphalt and extend his title advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Final rush for the entries to Croatia Rally

Closing day May 5th

Croatia RallyRally Croatia logoThis is the last week to enter Croatia Rally, second round of the FIA European Rally Championship. Entries will close on May 5th at midnight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Croatia Rally: European championship debut Of the new Minis

In presence of the President of the Republic

Rally Croatia logoMINICountrymanJohnCooperWorksThe importance of the Croatia Rally, second round of the 2011 FIA European Rally Championship, goes well beyond the high one for the speciality (the continental series is second in importance only to the World Championship) and is definitely one of the most awaited and important events of the nation, to the point that the event should be greeted by the President of the Republic, Ivo Josipovic, who has already confirmed his presence in Rijeka in the days of the rally: He might greet the winner on the finish podium in the pedestrian town centre. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

IRC: Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles preview

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 2 of 12

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThe waiting is over. Less than three months since Rallye Monte-Carlo hosted the thrilling start to Intercontinental Rally Challenge season five, the all-action series resumes with Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles next week (14-16 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

Exciting entry for Rally Islas Canarias

Subaru driver Jose L Barrios will be in action on Rally Islas Canarias

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADA total of 76 cars are set to contest Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Ingles, which takes place on the island of Gran Canaria from 14-16 April. Thirty-five crews have entered the main Intercontinental Rally Challenge event with a further 41 competitors registered for the national-level rally, which counts as a round of the Spanish championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Jardine among scores of Monte-Carlo amateurs

A host of amateur crews will contest the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo next week

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeMonte-Carlo 100 yearsAmateur drivers and co-drivers have traditionally shaped the history of the legendary event, which first ran in 1911 and has opened the Intercontinental Rally Challenge for the last two seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Grand Prix racer Caffi braced for Monte debut

 Basso considers Peugeot switch for Monte

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeEx-Formula One driver Alex Caffi says he will have nothing to fear when he makes his Intercontinental Rally Challenge debut on Rallye Monte-Carlo next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 26

Sanremo IRC glory for Andreucci (+ photos & stats)

First IRC victory for Peugeot’s Italian veteran , Hanninen closes on IRC drivers’ title with second place

Paolo Andreucci has claimed his first victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge after defeating fellow Italian Giandomenico Basso in a close fight on Rallye Sanremo, which took place on the testing mountain roads of northern Italy’s Imperia province on Friday and Saturday (September 24-25). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round ten of 12 (+photos)

 Rally Sanremo preview:  The Challenge

A record-breaking entry of 30 Super 2000 cars from Abarth, Skoda, Peugeot, PROTON and M-Sport will contest the last all-asphalt event of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season in Sanremo next week as the battle for the prestigious drivers’ title reaches a crucial point on the testing mountain roads of Italy’s Imperia province. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Anticipation grows ahead of Rallye Sanremo

Round 10 of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge

The prospects for Rallye Sanremo, round 10 of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, are mouth-watering after entries for the Italian event peaked at more than 90 cars. In addition to the Skoda Motorsport trio of Juho Hanninen, Jan Kopecky and Freddy Loix, Skoda UK Motorsport will enter a Fabia S2000 for Guy Wilks, while Skoda Italia will be represented by Marco Signor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 12

Rali Vinho Madeira preview: The Challenge

With six winners from the opening seven rounds, the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season is already proving to be an epic. Less than a month after a thrilling climax to Sata Rallye Acores, when the lead changed hands three times on the final two stages, the IRC continues with Rali Vinho Madeira next week (5-7 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Monte Carlo decision delights IRC champion Meeke

“Great news” for the Eurosport Events-promoted series 

Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion Kris Meeke says the decision of the Automobile Club de Monaco to continue its relationship with the IRC for a third season is “great news” for the Eurosport Events-promoted series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 19

Al-Attiyah has high hopes for IRC wins (+photos)

Al-Attiyah, from Qatar, will drive a Rene Georges Rally Sport-run Skoda Felicia S2000

Al-Attiyah has said the opportunity to win rallies outright was one of the major influences behind his decision to enter the Intercontinental Rally Challenge this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Stilo news for October (+photos)

Loeb claims record sixth championship

Stilo’s Sebastien Loeb has reset the record books of the FIA World Rally Championship once again with his sixth consecutive WRC title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Basso aims for glory on IRC supporter event (+photos)

Giandomenico Basso will attempt to make up

For the disappointment of losing out on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge drivers’ title when he contests Rallye International du Valais this weekend. The event, which has become established as Switzerland’s biggest rally, is a round of the European Rally Championship and also qualifies for IRC Supporter Event status. Read the rest of this entry »

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