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WRC – Repco Rally Australia final result – Hirvonen Promoted To Rally Australia Victory After Citroens Penalised

Ford driver Mikko Hirvonen has extended his lead in the World Rally Championship after a stewards’ decision demoted Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb to second place, almost six hours after the official finish of Repco Rally Australia today. Click here to download Stewards Decision. Loeb had been declared the winner, but tonight the stewards imposed a one-minute […]

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Sebastien Loeb Back On Top With Stunning REPCO Rally Australia Victory; Hirvonen Clings To One-Point Championship Lead

FIVE-time world champion Sebastien Loeb has staged a calculated and stunning fight back to claim victory at Repco Rally Australia ahead of Ford’s Mikko Hirvonen and Citroen driver Dani Sordo, after 35 competitive stages around the NSW Northern Rivers region. In one of the tightest battles of the season, Loeb, Hirvonen and Sordo went into […]

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Day 3 update – Loeb leads but REPCO Rally Australia still anyone’s race

CITROEN driver Sebastien Loeb has distanced himself from the pack over day three’s five morning stages of Repco Rally Australia, but the lead is anything but secure as crews approach the final afternoon on the roads of the New South Wales Northern Rivers. Despite winning just two stages this morning, the defending world champion has […]

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REPCO Rally Australia Day 3 – Set For Bumper Final Day – Father’s Day

REPCO Rally Australia is set for a bumper Fathers Day finale, with plenty of action and entertainment for spectators to enjoy on and off the event course. The leading rivals in the World Rally Championship start the first of day three’s 10 Special Stages at 7.36am, prepared for a thrilling fight over almost 125 kilometres […]

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Repco Rally Australia – Three drivers, one tenth of a second at the end of Day Two…

REPCO RALLY AUSTRALIA is set for a sensational finish tomorrow, with the top three drivers separated by just one tenth of a second after today’s competition. Spanish driver Dani Sordo put in a dazzling performance to leap into the lead after tonight’s two Tweed Super Special stages in Murwillumbah. The Citroen driver had finished the […]

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Rally Australia Day 2 Results – Latvala Still Leads But Loeb Closing – Tight At The Top!

AT the midday service point of day two, five drivers are proving capable of winning Repco Rally Australia. BP Ford Abu Dhabi driver Jari-Matti Latvala has extended his lead from 2.2 to 3.5 seconds, but the close-running pack from second to fifth has shuffled order and is well within striking distance. Over the morning’s four […]

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Day Two Of REPCO Rally Australia Under Way

CARS in Repco Rally Australia are on their way to the Kyogle district to start day two of competition in the World Rally Championship event. The first car left the Kingscliff Service Park at 5.45 am and will start Dayco 1 in Ferndale Road, the first of 10 competitive Special Stages, at 7.29 am. Drivers […]

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Repco Rally Australia – Latvala Holds Slim Lead In REPCO Rally Australia After Day One

FORD driver Jari-Matti Latvala leads Repco Rally Australia after the completion of day one, following 11 special stages and 84.13km of competition. But it’s far from a comfortable lead, with just 2.2 seconds to defend on tomorrow’s slippery stages. Today’s short afternoon stages consisted of three repeats of the morning stages, before returning to Murwillumbah […]

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