Tag Archive: Rallye du Var

Dec 02

Loeb’s Monte preparations begin in France

The nine-time world champion will drive a current spec Citroen DS3 WRC

This weekend Sébastien Loeb will begin preparing for his Monte-Carlo WRC comeback by tackling the French Championship Rallye du Var.

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Nov 08

F1 briefs: Kubica, McLaren-Mercedes and Austin

The latest…

Robert Kubica photo © WRI2 Austin - Texas shorelineRobert Kubica will continue his push for racing fitness by stepping up to the wheel of a full world rally-spec Citroen C4 for two forthcoming minor rallies (Rally di Coma and Rallye du Var).  “I can’t wait to drive a car that is as quick and has been as successful as the C4 WRC,” said the former BMW and Renault driver, who was seriously injured in a rally crash in February 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Campana claims second

In Renault Clio R3 Championship 

Pierre Campana portraitPierre Campana 20100417Up-and-coming Frenchman Pierre Campana has finished the year second in the Renault Clio R3 European Trophy: a series contested by some of the brightest young stars in rallying. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Kubica needs rally permission in F1 deals – manager

His latest outing in his Renault Clio is this weekend’s Rallye du Var in France.

2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 002010-11-06 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 04Permission to contest rallies is crucial at this stage of Robert Kubica’s formula one career, his manager has confirmed. Following the contractual restrictions during his time with BMW-Sauber, the Pole has enjoyed contesting a range of formative rallies since switching to Renault in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Kubica to contest famous Monte Carlo rally

Monte Carlo will be Kubica’s fourth rally.

Robert Kubica will contest the famous Monte Carlo Rally later this month, Polish news sources are reporting. The 25-year-old Pole, who will race in F1 this season with Renault, is to pilot a Renault Clio R3 alongside co-driver Jakubem Gerberem in the January 19-23 event. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Kubica appears at Jerez test

“I miss F1” -Kubica

Amid the more unfamiliar faces at this week’s Jerez test, Robert Kubica was a conspicuous presence on the Renault pitwall. The Polish driver, who has signed to switch from BMW-Sauber to the French team in 2010, travelled to the Spanish circuit on Wednesday in the wake of his participation in the recent Rallye du Var. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Campana nominated for Espoir de l’Année award

Pierre has enjoyed another tremendous season in 2009 

Up-and-coming Corsican driver Pierre Campana has been nominated for Echappement magazine’s prestigious “espoir de l’annee” award for the second year running. Pierre has enjoyed another tremendous season in 2009, with performances that have marked him out as an exciting champion of the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Campana powers to podium in Clio trophy

French driver Pierre Campana has claimed second place

In the hotly-fought Renault Clio R3 class on the Rallye du Var, the final round of the French Championship. The 24-year-old was in the lead right up until the final two stages, when a puncture dropped him down the order. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Campana to compete on Rallye du Var

The Rallye du Var marks the final round of the West European Clio Trophy 

French driver Pierre Campana, who is managed by Quadra Sports, will compete on the Rallye du Var from November 27-29: the final round of the French Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Kubica to join Citroen stars on Rallye du Var?

Formula One star and rally fan Robert Kubica will drive for the Renault F1 team in 2010

He has been tipped for a pre-season taster with the French squad later this month, when he is expected to drive a Clio R3 on France’s Rallye du Var. The French Championship asphalt rally runs for three days from November 26-29 in the Cote d’Azur, and is a favourite of World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb, who won it in 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Webber to drive GP3 car, Kubica considers rally

“I’m intrigued to see what the cars are like to drive” -Webber

Mark Webber will test the car of his new GP3 team MW Arden, a collaboration with Red Bull boss Christian Horner, on 17 November at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »