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Ford Fiesta Takes X Games 16 Golds!

Tanner Foust - Picture by RallyCar.

The Ford Fiesta is a small car that doesn’t compromise on features and fun to drive performance. It’s also the car that hasn’t compromised at X Games the last two years, winning six of a possible nine medals, including three gold medals, and sweeping the rally competition at X Games 16.

The ROCKSTAR driver duo of Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan formed a prolific one-two punch that dominated the rally competition, claiming gold and silver medals in the Rally Car Racing and SuperRally events. Continue reading Ford Fiesta Takes X Games 16 Golds!

Nicolas Fuchs dominates in Rally Costa Rica (with VIDEO)

Story: Evan Rothman

In the closely fought FIA Nacam Rally Championship (in the regions Costa Rica, Peru and Guatemala), this past weekend’s Rally Costa Rica saw a dominant performance from Nicolas Fuchs and co-driver Juan Cilloniz (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX) over their rivals. Continue reading Nicolas Fuchs dominates in Rally Costa Rica (with VIDEO)

Petter Solberg to choose new co-driver on Monday

Petter Solberg/Phil Mills - Picture by Petter Solberg World Rally Team

Former World Rally Champion Petter Solberg is aiming to have decided on his co-driver for the rest of the season by Monday, after evaluating three potential candidates in a shoot-out for the job reported www.wrc.com today.

Solberg will drive with each person for a short while, to give himself a feel of how they perform under pressure. Continue reading Petter Solberg to choose new co-driver on Monday

Baxter wins in Donegal

Stephen Baxter wins at Donegal in the FST IE - Picture by FST IE.

Story: Staff Writer
Pictures: http://www.fiestasporttrophy.ie

Stephen Wright wrapped up the 2010 Kick Energy Fiesta SportTrophy Ireland (FST IE) championship with two rounds to spare last weekend on the Donegal International Rally.

Wright, 20, and co-driver Paul McGee only needed a second place finish to put the title out of reach of closest challenger Dara Leonard. They duly delivered with a measured drive to do just enough to claim their maiden championship victory. Continue reading Baxter wins in Donegal

BMW’s Dick and Delport out of luck in icy Lesotho off road race

BMW’s Gray Dick and Wynand Delport were out of luck in the fourth round of the 2010 SA Off Road Motorcycle Championship, held over a 230-km route in Lesotho last weekend.

The event, which started with a 50-km time trial on Friday afternoon followed by two loops of a 115-km course on Saturday, was marked by icy conditions and sub-zero temperatures on Saturday morning. Continue reading BMW’s Dick and Delport out of luck in icy Lesotho off road race