Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton took the front row of the grid in qualifying yesterday
World Rally Championship
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Monday 26 October 2009
Sunday 25 October 2009
When Matthew Wilson was a child he would tear out of his school uniform and head to the workshops behind the family home to see what his dad was doing. It's no wonder he wanted to lend a hand: Malcolm, a champion rally driver, would likely be tinkering with a high-spec Ford Escort. These days it's Matthew in the driving seat, Britain's sole World Rally Championship competitor – and the man aiming to follow legends Colin McRae and Richard Burns to the title.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Sébastien Loeb tears through the Welsh countryside outside Cardiff in his Citroën C4 during the opening leg of the Rally of Great Britain. The Frenchman won four of yesterday's six stages to lead by 5.3 seconds after day one.
Friday 23 October 2009
Wednesday 22 April 2009
Italian Valentino Rossi, the world's fastest man on two wheels, is planning a career on four wheels once he is done with motorcycling.
Wednesday 21 January 2009
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Sunday 20 January 2008
Another World Rally Championship beckons, almost before the dust settled on the previous one, and that suits Britain's sole full-time competitor, Matthew Wilson, just fine.
Saturday 03 June 2006
There's a real buzz about Klaus K. After 65 years as a rather ordinary three-star hotel (known as Klaus Kurki and catering largely to a business clientele), it's undergone a complete makeover, re-opening last November as the first design hotel in the Finnish capital.
Sunday 28 May 2006
Friday 16 September 2005
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Thursday 11 November 2004
Sunday 07 November 2004
Monday 20 September 2004
Petter Solberg conjured a spectacular third consecutive victory at Rally GB to keep Sebastien Loeb waiting a little longer for the title.
Friday 17 September 2004
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