United States Rally Championship releases 2010 season calendar

The United States Rally Championship (USRC) has announced the following calendar for the 2010 Season:
01) New York Winter Rally – 23 to 24January
02) Rally New York USA – 16 to 17 April
03) Idaho Rally – 16 – 17 July
04) Gorman Ridge Rally (California) – 27 – 28 August
05) International Rally New York – 09 – 11 September
06) Prescott Rally (Arizona) – 01 – 02 October

A Two-Wheel-Drive Championship to run in parallel with the All-Wheel-Drive Championship as it has for the previous two years. National Championship titles will be awarded to winning drivers and winning co-drivers. Continue reading United States Rally Championship releases 2010 season calendar

Mikko Hirvonen to drive all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo Rally

Ford’s FIA World Rally Championship runners-up, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 rally car, in what will be its competitive debut, in the famous Monte Carlo Rally early next year.

The Finns will use the five-day rally as a key part of their preparation for the 2010 WRC, which starts in February, while showcasing the exciting Fiesta S2000 rally car for the first time in competition. The car has been developed by Ford’s rally partner, M-Sport, and made its first appearance as a safety car in November’s Rally of Scotland which, like the Monte Carlo Rally, is not part of the FIA World Rally Championship. Continue reading Mikko Hirvonen to drive all-new Ford Fiesta S2000 in Monte Carlo Rally