Tag Archives: Henning Solberg

WRC – Jari-Matti Latvala Takes Out Rally Sweden

February 13, 2012

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The Ford World Rally Team crew of Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila claimed their second victory in Rally Sweden today, winning the event by 16.6 seconds after 349.16 competitive kilometres. Former team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen finished second for Citroën while Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson took the final podium position after a hard-fought […]

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WRC – Latvala Wins Rally Sweden As Ford Nets 6 Of The Best

February 13, 2012

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Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won Rally Sweden today by 16.6sec after a tense finale to this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Victory in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car was Ford’s sixth consecutive success at the only true winter rally of the season. It was […]

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WRC – Latvala Leads Rally Sweden After Day 2

February 12, 2012

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Jari-Matti Latvala continues to lead after the second day of competition in Rally Sweden, the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The Finn has extended his advantage and now has 23 seconds in hand to former team-mate Mikko Hirvonen while Petter Solberg maintains third. Today’s route took in two loops of four stages […]

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WRC – Mikko & Jarmo Break The Ice

February 6, 2012

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Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen overcame a variety of extreme conditions – snow, ice and temperatures of around -30°– combined with the handicap of being first out on the road to win the 2012 Rally Finnskog. The Finnish crew finished some 30.5s ahead of their nearest rival. The perfect “warm-up” for the DS3 WRC ahead […]

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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 – Latvala Wins Rally GB As Ford Claim Podium Clean Sweep

November 14, 2011

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Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila today won Wales Rally GB as Fiesta RS World Rally Cars powered to a 1-2-3 finish on the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship.  The Finns claimed their fifth world rally victory, and their first since July last year, as the Fiesta […]

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WRC – News from the FIA World Rally Championship‏

September 27, 2011

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Stages from this week’s Rallye de France Alsace will be streamed live and exclusive on the World Rally Championship’s official website, wrc.com, as part of a pilot project to investigate future digital opportunities for the all-action series. World Rally Championship promoter North One Sport has made a substantial investment in the trial, which will be […]

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WRC – Hirvonen Back In Championship Fight After Rally Australia

September 12, 2011

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FINLAND’S Mikko Hirvonen has reinvigorated the fight for the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship by winning a dramatic Rally Australia on the New South Wales Coffs Coast today. Hirvonen, co-driven by countryman Jarmo Lehtinen, began the final leg of the three-day event 22.7 seconds behind Ford teammate Jari-Matti Latvala. But when Latvala slowed to enable his […]

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WRC – Hirvonen Leads Rally Australia, Latvala Chasing Hard

September 10, 2011

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FINLAND’S Jari-Matti Latvala has proved that he won’t give up on winning Rally Australia without a fight after clocking the fastest time on today’s final gravel test to cut Ford team-mate Mikko Hirvonen’s lead to 6.6s.   With rain returning following a brief respite, Latvala was 2.9s quicker than Hirvonen in his works Fiesta RS […]

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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 – Loeb On Top In Germany

August 20, 2011

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By WRC.com Sebastien Loeb will begin day two of ADAC Rallye Deutschland with a lead of 7.4s over Citroen team-mate Sebastien Ogier following an action-packed opening day of the first asphalt event of the World Rally Championship season. Jari-Matti Latvala had got the rally off to a sensational start for the factory Ford team by […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Stobart’s Quick Quintet Set Sail For Sardinia

April 29, 2011

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Five fiercely competitive Ford Fiesta RS WRC crews will take on next week’s Rally Italia Sardegna for the M-Sport Stobart Ford World Rally Team as the FIA World Rally Championship moves from the Middle East to the Mediterranean. The enlarged Cumbria-based contingent will feature a colourful range of six different nationalities amongst its drivers and […]

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