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The eMagazine – Issue 129 (download size: 1,6MB)

Cover of Issue 129

Welcome to issue 129 of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS, your favourite free source of rally entertainment!

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Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman
Editor

WINDOW ON THE FUTURE OF WRC

Offering more excitement for World Rally Championship fans, the S2000 World Rally Championship is more than a mere supporter series. This is the future of the WRC!

Based on the technical regulations of the 2011 World Rally Championship, the S2000 World Rally Championship and the World Rally Championship Cup for Manufacturers has been greeted with overwhelming support and enthusiasm in at its launch at the recent WRC Rally Sweden. Continue reading WINDOW ON THE FUTURE OF WRC

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

Bernardo Sousa switches to Ford Fiesta S2000 for 2010 season

Portugal’s Bernardo Sousa has become the third driver in a fortnight to switch cars to one of M-Sport’s new Fiesta S2000s and sign up to next year’s inaugural WRC Cup. Continue reading Bernardo Sousa switches to Ford Fiesta S2000 for 2010 season