Tag Archives: Petter Solberg

WRC – Ford and Latvala lead in Sweden

February 11, 2012

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Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila led Rally Sweden after a demanding opening day’s competition on snow and ice-covered roads.  The Finns lead this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 16.8sec in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, with team-mates Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson in third. […]

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WRC – Rallye Monte-Carlo Day 3 Photo Gallery

January 21, 2012

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The third day of the Rallye Monte-Carlo took the competitors from Valence to Monaco. In the Vercors, Citroën Total World Rally Team’s DS3 WRCs produced some genuinely stunning performances, thanks to an inspired tyre choice. At the front, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena stretched their lead to beyond the two-minute mark, while Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen moved closer to […]

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WRC – Hirvonen Heads World Championship After Dramatic Final Day In France

October 3, 2011

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Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen are tied for the lead of the FIA World Rally Championship following a dramatic turn of events after the finish of Rallye de France today. The Finns finished round 11 of the series in fourth place in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally […]

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WRC – Latvala Leads Rally Australia Going Into Final Day

September 10, 2011

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FINNISH JARI-Matti Latvala will be forced to clean the road for his rivals on the final day of Rally Australia after completing Saturday’s last gravel test at the head of the field on the New South Wales Coffs Coast today. With the standings after the 13.79-kilometre 18th stage being used to determine the running order […]

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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 – Petter Solberg World Rally Team Rally Australia Preview

September 6, 2011

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Australia is the venue for round ten of the World Rally Championship and the Petter Solberg World Rally Team is already there, in the rally’s new home of Coffs Harbour in the state of New South Wales.  Rally HQ is at the Opal Cove Resort, eight kms away from the service park, which is based […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg World Rally Team-day 1-ADAC Rallye Deutschland‏

August 20, 2011

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A good start to the first tarmac event of the season for Petter and Chris. The first stage of the morning of day one was won by Ford’s Jari-Matti Latvala on hard compound tyres ideal for the dry stage but he lost the lead on the next to Citroën’s Sebastien Ogier who was fastest through, […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg World Rally Team – Rally Germany preview‏

August 17, 2011

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The Petter Solberg World Rally Team is currently making it’s way to Germany for the next event in the World Rally Championship, ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Round nine, this is the first all asphalt round of the season and the first asphalt event for the DS3, meaning the cars will be on a different, much lower […]

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WRC – Kimi Raikkonen Finishes in the Points

July 31, 2011

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Kimi Raikkinen and Kaj Lindstrom, who already showed a promising turn of speed in the previous rally in Greece, confirmed their progress in Finland. The ICE1 Racing driver started his third Rally Finland at a searing pace only a second per kilometre off the reference time, and finished the first leg in thirteenth place. He lost precious […]

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WRC – Petter and Chris Finish Rally Finland in Fifth Place Overall

July 31, 2011

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Petter and Chris managed to defend their fourth place position for most of the final day of Rally Finland, keeping Norwegian Mads Østberg behind them. SS18, the second run of the day through 14.66km Surkee stage saw Ford drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Mikko Hirvonen both climb a position; Latvala taking second overall from Citroen’s Sebastien […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg Holds Fourth Place In Rally Finland

July 30, 2011

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The first stage of the morning on day two of Rally Finland saw Petter and Chris move up an overall position to fourth, which they were to hold for the rest of the day. After his challenging day yesterday, Ford’s Mikko Hirvonen was to dominate the stage wins on day two, taking five of the […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg 5th After Rally Finland Day 1

July 29, 2011

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Day one of Rally Finland completes with a reverse order run of Super Special stage Laajavuori, which will be run again on Saturday as the final Power Stage. Petter and Chris had the third fastest time through this last stage of the day, behind Citroën’s Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier. With the final stage running […]

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WRC – Solberg & Raikkonen Ready For Rally Finland

July 26, 2011

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Citroën Racing Technologies will provide two Citroën DS3 WRCs for Norwegian Petter Solberg and Finn Kimi Räikkönen for the Neste Oil Rally Finland, the eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The two Scandinavians will be among the crowd’s favourites in what is one of the most famous events in the WRC. Petter Solberg, […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg World Rally Team Rally Finland Preview

July 26, 2011

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Since the last event-the Acropolis Rally of Greece, the Petter Solberg World Rally Team has been enjoying a well-earned mid-season break. – It was good to have a few weeks off between Greece and Finland, says Petter Solberg. I have spent time just being with my family and of course we have done some cross-karting. […]

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WRC – Petter Solberg Finishes 4th In Acropolis Rally

June 20, 2011

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Petter and Chris dropped to fourth overall on the first stage of the final morning of Rally Greece as team-mates Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier traded places for the Lead. Ogier moved into first place on SS14 after coming in third fastest behind Ford drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Mikko Hirvonen, while Hirvonen moved up to […]

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WRC – Loeb & Ogier Neck And Neck!

June 19, 2011

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After a long and difficult day, Sébastien Loeb / Daniel Elena and Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia are in the lead of the Acropolis Rally after closing the gap that separated them from Petter Solberg / Chris Patterson on the opening day of the rally. The Citroën Total World Rally Team crews are separated by […]

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WRC – Solberg & Patterson Take 4 Stage Wins In A Row In Greece

June 18, 2011

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The Petter Solberg World Rally Team have led Rally Greece from start to finish on day one, getting off to a great start. Petter and Chris were flying all morning, ahead by 20.3s at the remote service point after SS2. On the hottest day of the week so far, they set the fastest time on […]

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WRC – Loeb & Ogier In Hot Pursuit Of Solberg

June 18, 2011

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The first leg of the Acropolis Rally has been dominated by the Citroën DS3 WRCs, which set the six quickest time of the day. Petter Solberg took advantage of his starting position to open up a big gap over his rivals. Almost a minute behind the Norwegian come the Citroën Total World Rally Team crews […]

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WRC – Citroen Racing Acropolis Rally Preview

June 15, 2011

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This weekend, the seventh round of the World Rally Championship will take place in Greece. In addition to the two Citroën Total World Rally Team cars, Citroën Racing Technologies is supplying four DS3 WRCs available for Petter Solberg, Kimi Räikkönen, Peter van Merksteijn Jr and Peter van Merksteijn Sr, which they are running in their […]

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WRC – Disappointment On Day 2 For Petter Solberg World Rally Team

May 29, 2011

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Petter and Chris started day two in second position overall but a small spin on the first stage dropped them down a place. Second fastest through SS9, they then had a problem with dust entering the car on the last stage of the morning and the lunchtime service saw the team in third position behind […]

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