Tag Archive: Jari-Matti Latvala

Jun 25

74 entries for LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland

There are 14 entries in the top-line World Rally Car class

The organisers of LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland have confirmed a seventy-four car entry for the event, which runs from 2-5 July and is the seventh round of the world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Latvala ends barren run with Portugal win

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Vodafone Rally de Portugal - Jari-Matti Latvala Jari-Matti Latvala ended a bleak sequence of results by holding off team-mate Sébastien Ogier to win Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Latvala repels Ogier to retain Portugal lead

Despite enduring the worst road conditions of the frontrunners

Jari-Matti Latvala clung onto the lead of Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Saturday as a determined charge from team-mate Sébastien Ogier set up a thrilling final day. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Meeke closes on Portugal lead

The Northern Irishman won the test by 2.4sec from Sébastien Ogier

A second consecutive victory in Saturday morning’s final stage moved Kris Meeke to within striking distance of leader Jari-Matti Latvala at Vodafone Rally de Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen Polo R

Jari-Matti Latvala put a smile back on his face after a dismal run of three consecutive pointless rounds by leading Vodafone Rally de Portugal after Friday’s opening leg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Andreas Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat The Norwegian headed team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala in a VW 1-2-3. While his colleagues have driven the car since January’s opening round of the season in Monte-Carlo, this is Mikkelsen’s first rally in it. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Latvala’s error puts Ogier clear

It left Ogier with room to breathe ahead of the developing battle between Mads Østberg and Andreas Mikkelsen

Sébastien Ogier will take a lead of 1min 15.2sec into Sunday’s final leg of Rally Guanajuato Mexico after a mistake by team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala this morning left him in the clear. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

WRC: Mikkelsen leads after drama in Sweden

Mikkelsen battled handling issues on snow and ice-covered forest roads in Sweden and Norway

Andreas Mikkelsen led Rally Sweden after Friday’s dramatic opening leg in which team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala both went off the road while leading. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Ogier peerless in Sardinia (+result)

Fourth World Rally Championship victory of the season

Sébastien Ogier - photo © FRANCOIS BAUDIN - DPPI Sebastien Ogier claimed his fourth World Rally Championship victory of the season today after leading Rally Italia Sardegna from start to finish in a Volkswagen Polo R. 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 »

Oct 23

Loeb reigns in Spain (+result)

His seventh win in Spain and his fifth of the season

Sebastien Loeb Spain VictorySebastien Loeb - CatalogneSebastien Loeb has won RallyRACC-Rally de Espana to edge clear of Mikko Hirvonen in the race for the 2011 World Rally Championship crown. Driving a Citroen DS3 WRC, Loeb maintained his overnight advantage for his seventh win in Spain and his fifth of the season alongside co-driver Daniel Elena. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Saturday WRC wrap

Loeb leads, Latvala flies

Sebastien Loeb - CatalogneJari-Matti Latvala  FranceSebastien Loeb continues to lead RallyRACC-Rally de Espana following another strong display in his Citroen DS3 WRC. But while Loeb maintained his advantage out front, Jari-Matti Latvala shone with a trio of stage wins in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC. 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 06

Loeb wins in Rally Mexico (+Top Ten)

Sebastien Loeb has won Rally Guanajuato Mexico for the fifth time

Sebastien LoebSebastien Loeb 091107The Citroen Total World Rally Team star began the final day of the event locked in a close battle with team-mate Sebastien Ogier, 10.5s adrift. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Loeb hits trouble in Mexico

Wrc.com stage summary – Stage data: SS15, Ibarrrilla 2 (29.90 kilometres)

Rally Guanajuato Mexico logoSebastien Loeb  Rally UK 20101113By 2010 Rally Mexico winning co-driver Daniel Elena: “This stage is the longest of the rally. It’s a technical stage with changing of rhythm. It’s an interesting stage because some parts are narrow and slow and after it is very, very fast. It’s a good, good stage but again you have the problem if you are first on the road because you are cleaning the road and it really is not easy and the others are trying to push.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Mexico preparations continue for Ford

Despite Latvala test crash in Portugal

Jari-Matti Latvala  PortugalJari-Matti Latvala crash PortugalFord Abu Dhabi World Rally Team chief Malcolm Wilson says he is confident that Jari-Matti Latvala’s testing crash in Portugal won’t affect his squad’s preparations for Rally Guanajuato Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

WRC: Ford shows off new colour scheme

Ford launches it 2011 WRC programme at the Autosport Show

Ford WRC 2011WRCFord’s all-new Fiesta RS World Rally Car was revealed in its 2011-specification today when the company unveiled the colour scheme that will adorn the car in the FIA World Rally Championship. 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 »

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