Tag Archives: Ford Fiesta RS WRC

WRC – Solberg holds podium and claims first stage win in Fiesta

January 21, 2012

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Ford World Rally Team’s Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson have retained third place on the Rallye Monte-Carlo leaderboard following a dramatic third leg of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship season-opener. Fifty-nine crews restarted the 80th edition of the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo today, where the drivers contested three stages covering 77.30km separated by a midday […]

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WRC – Shakedown Pace Boosts Latvala At Rally Australia

September 9, 2011

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FINNISH driver Jari-Matti Latvala claimed a “real confidence booster” in setting the fastest time in shakedown today for RallyAustralia, round 10 of the World Rally Championship on theNew South WalesCoffsCoast. The Ford Fiesta RS WRC ace, yet to win in the WRC this season, stopped the clock in 1m58.9s after the 3.77-kilometre practice stage onSherwood […]

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WRC – Australian Adventure Awaits As Stobart Head Down Under

September 6, 2011

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The M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team will face their biggest challenge of the season as they travel to unfamiliar territory in Australia to tackle the tenth round of the FIA World Rally Championship.   Coffs Harbour – famous for its stunning coastline and as the birthplace of Hollywood film star Russell Crowe – will […]

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WRC – Germany Almost Home For Kuipers

August 17, 2011

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The ADAC Rallye Deutschland is special for the FERM Power Tools World Rally Team. For the first time this season there is an asphalt rally and it is very close to the Dutch, Belgian border. For Dennis Kuipers and Frédéric Miclotte who pilot the Ford Fiesta RS WRC, the race in Germany is their home […]

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WRC – Burkart Strengthens Stobart Squad For Germany

August 13, 2011

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The M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team will welcome Aaron Burkart, the 2010 FIA Junior World Rally Champion, into their Cumbria-based squad for next week’s ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Fresh from a podium position at last weekend’s ADAC Rally Wartburg where Burkart piloted the Ford Fiesta S2000, the 28-year-old German driver is feeling confident ahead of […]

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WRC – Kuipers Grabs Airmiles And Manufacturers’ Points‏

July 31, 2011

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In one of the most specialised rallies in the WRC, the FERM Power Tools World Rally Team managed to score points in the Manufacturers’ championship in their Ford Fiesta RS WRC. Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte managed, in the hilly gravel roads of Finland to finish 11th overall. “We spent a lot of time in the […]

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WRC – Østberg Flies To Sixth After Final Finnish Thriller‏

July 31, 2011

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Mads Østberg narrowly missed out on fifth place at Neste Oil Rally Finland after a three-way battle between the M-Sport Stobart Ford driver, Petter Solberg and Ford Abu Dhabi’s Mikko Hirvonen went down to the wire. Team-mates Henning Solberg and Matthew Wilson finished seventh and eighth respectively. Four Ford Fiesta RS WRC crews competed under […]

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WRC – Low Fly Zone For Dennis Kuipers

July 26, 2011

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The FERM World Rally Team is on the eve of yet another unique event: Neste Oil Rally Finland.  Dennis Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte are ready for a high-speed two-day adventure in their Ford Fiesta RS WRC after successful preparation in Estonia. The eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship runs through the gentle and […]

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WRC – Ken Block announces his return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed‏

July 2, 2011

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Monster World Rally Team driver, Ken Block, will be returning to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this coming weekend to attempt to recapture the Veuve Clicquot “Most Thrilling Driver” award, a title he was given during last year’s event for hooning up the famed hill. 2010 marked the World Rally Championship driver’s first-ever visit to […]

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WRC – Kuipers Scores Points In Gruelling Acropolis Rally

June 20, 2011

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Dennis Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte have once again managed to score World Championship points in the Ford Fiesta RS WRC. In a gruelling edition of the Acropolis Rally, the FERM team finished tenth overall and eighth in the Manufacturers’ championship. “I know now: in the Acropolis you get nothing free.” Tenth position brings Kuipers his […]

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WRC – Stobart’s Solberg Returns To WRC With Sterling Performance

June 20, 2011

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Henning Solberg showed a return to form for the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team with his fifth place finish at the Acropolis Rally of Greece this weekend.  Team-mate Matthew Wilson finished one place behind Solberg piloting the team’s other Ford Fiesta RS WRC. Solberg’s result also marks a continuation in the team’s string of […]

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WRC – Greek Rally Of Attrition Proves Drama Filled For Munchi’s Ford

June 20, 2011

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The Munchi’s Ford World Rally Team battled back after a series of knockbacks on the treacherous roads in Greece but were finally forced to retire after suffering engine woes on route to the rally’s penultimate stage. Due to business commitments, Munchi’s Ford regular co-driver Jorge Perez Companc was unable to attend the hottest round of […]

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WRC – Solberg Leads The Way For Stobart In Land Of The Gods

June 18, 2011

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At the end of a challenging day in Greece the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team crews of Henning Solberg and Matthew Wilson hold fifth and sixth place respectively. Mixed weather greeted the Ford Fiesta RS WRC drivers on their arrival at the seventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship and a mix of […]

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WRC – Dennis Kuipers Wants To Show Good Form In Greece

June 14, 2011

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Dennis Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte return to the FIA World Rally Championship after a short break. The FERM World Rally Team will start the second half of the season with an absolute classic: the Acropolis Rally. The Dutch-Belgian duo can hardly wait to race stages again. “It was difficult waiting for so long”, says Kuipers […]

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WRC – Solberg & Tanak To Demonstrate Ford Fiesta RS WRC At The Rally Show

May 12, 2011

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M-Sport is pleased to announce that Henning Solberg and Ott Tänak will drive a Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC at The Rally Show in Cornbury Park this weekend. Solberg, a member of the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team, joins The Rally Show line-up for the second consecutive year, and […]

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WRC – Østberg Secures Run Of Top 5 Finishes For Stobart

May 9, 2011

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Mads Østberg has returned to points-scoring form for the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team after finishing fifth at the end of an action-packed weekend on the sun-drenched island of Sardinia. The Cumbrian-based squad have finished in the top five of all FIA World Rally Championship rounds so far this season with Britain’s Matthew Wilson […]

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WRC – Premature End For Kuipers After Strong Battle For Points

May 9, 2011

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Dennis Kuipers and Frederic Miclotte had to retire on the final day of Rally Italia Sardegna on Stage 16 after the Ford Fiesta RS WRC of the FERM Power Tools World Rally Team stopped with a broken gearbox.

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WRC – Ostberg Holds Fifth As Sardinian Challenge Remains Tough

May 8, 2011

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M-Sport Stobart’s Mads Østberg remains on track for his third top-five finish in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship after a polished performance on the second day of Rally Italia Sardegna.

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WRC – Ostberg Battles for Fourth After Action Packed Day in Sandinia

May 7, 2011

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After an action-packed opening day on the sun-soaked island of Sardinia, Mads Østberg leads the way for the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team and lies fifth after setting six impressive top-five stage times. Fresh from his victory at the fourth round of the Norwegian Rally Championship – Rally Sørland – Østberg reported a perfect […]

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WRC – Villagra Keen To Mark ‘Golden’ WRC Anniversary In Style

April 29, 2011

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Federico Villagra will reach a half century of FIA World Rally Championship starts in next week’s Rally Italia Sardegna, and wants to deliver the perfect anniversary gift for the Munchi’s Ford World Rally Team. Over the years the nine-time Argentine Rally Champion has racked up a series of memorable results for Munchi’s Ford, with the […]

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