SUNDAY, JUNE 8
POST-EVENT PRESS CONFERENCE
Present: 1st - Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen Motorsport 1st - Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Motorsport 2nd - Mads Østberg, Citroen Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 2nd - Jonas Andersson, Citroen Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 3rd - Jari-Matti Latvala, Volkswagen Motorsport 3rd - Miikka Anttila, Volkswagen Motorsport Jost Capito - Team Principal, Volkswagen Motorsport Q: It´s been a really hot rally but some of you are looking a bit more refreshed...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
ITALIAN BERTELLI TOPS WRC 2 STANDINGS
Alghero (Italy), June 8, 2014. Being ninth overall in Italia Rally Sardegna, Italian Lorenzo Bertelli won WRC 2 category on Ford Fiesta RRC together with co-driver Mitia Dotta. Thanks to this result, Bertelli become the new leader in WRC 2 standings. The young Italian is the son of Miuccia Prada, founder of the world famous fashion label, and now he also is the first Italian driver to top such a world classification since years. Bertelli commented: "We were dreaming quite a lot...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
OGIER WINS AN EXCITING RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
Alghero (Italy), June 8, 2014. Sebastien Ogier and Ingrassia Julienne on Volkswagen Polo R WRC won Rally Italia Sardegna, sixth round of World Rally Championship, organized by Automobile Club d'Italia. As previous days, still a large crowd followed the four Sunday's special stages and then Alghero's final podium. French crew was quickest in 4 out of 17 special stages, managing during first leg of the rally and then pushing hard on Saturday's second one to take the lead, held up to the...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER PW17 CALA FLUMINI
Car #37 L. Bertelli / M. Dotta: "It could not be better, it is fantastic. In this one we just did the Sunday driver, in the future we will push all the way through. We will see for the future, I am happy for everything now". Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "It is still quite slippery to be honest, for sure it will be cleaner for the guys behind. There are some ruts which help you around the corners but there's not really a hard base. But I am happy, even if it has been...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS16 TERGU-OSILO
Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle:"Argentina was a really nice result, here we had good speed in the first day. Team gave me a perfect car in all rallies, we learned a lot in this weekend and hope to continue this way. This one of the sports where experience is so valuable. We still have a lot to learn but I am enjoying it a lot. You always have to relay on your feelings, the moment you think of it its gone". Car #7 - T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "It was just horrible, I expected...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS15 CASTELSARDO
Car #22 - J. Melicharek / E. Melicharek: "Short stage, very narrow and tight corners. Everything is good, no problem". Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "Very very technical stage, a lot of big rocks you always have be to be aware of. Tried to be careful, don't want to hit a rock. I was pretty happy on day one, difficult yesterday. OK we are not in a fight, now we try not to make any mistake". Car #7 - T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "It is OK I had a good run,...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 8
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS14 CALA FLUMINI
Car #22 - J. Melicharek / E. Melicharek: "First car in the road, very slippery. It is hard for us". Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "We did not have so much dust but it is so loose, you are floating all the time. There still is some cleaning in the second part but I enjoyed it. So so slippery, quite OK though, still enjoyable to drive". Car #7 - T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "It was OK, a lot of cleaning again but I enjoyed the stage. Dust is OK, we checked in...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
INFO FROM SERVICE PARK, AFTER SPECIAL STAGE 13
Car #3 K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "At Monte Lerno I could not have a good feeling with the car. We are going to change its setup for last leg. For the first time in my career I did the Monte Lerno jump twice and have to say that I could pass them more quickly. To be honest, yesterday's stages were better". Car #6 E. Evans / D. Barritt: "It's a good race and I'm happy with it. Now I only have to concentrate to keep my position". Car #9 A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene:...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
OGIER FIGHTS BACK AND IS NEW RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA LEADER
Alghero, June 7, 2014. Show and surprises go on at Rally Italia Sardegna, sixth round of the World Rally Championship underway on the gravel roads of Sardinia. After Hirvonen and Latvala, who led at the end of previous days, World Champion Sebastien Ogier on Volkswagen Polo R WRC fought back and took the lead during last Special Stage of Saturday, the 60 kilometres SS13 "Monte Lerno", when the Frenchman attacked and his teammate Jari Matti Latvala had to change a wheel. Finnish driver...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS13 MONTE LERNO
Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "A lot more grip, we changed the setup in service. I could not enjoy it at all, it was not happening. I was braking too early, could not get the rhythm. This is good experience though". Car #7 - T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "I think we have done very well especially in this stage. We have done some setup changes, I had quite a push in the end. We were unlucky yesterday, we had a small issue, but this is rally. The time is still good, we will...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS12 MONTE OLIA
Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "There is more grip on the road, a bit more cleaning to do on the second part but it is nice to drive. Everything is fine". Car #7 - T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "Everything is all-right, good stage. Tried to push a bit more, we did some setup changes and it could be nice on the next one. After our problems yesterday, we continue to work on the car and learn". Car #22 - J. Melicharek / E. Melicharek: "Conditions are better, I...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
INFO FROM SERVICE PARK AFTER SPECIAL STAGE 11
Car #3 K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "It was a pity we ruined a wheel hitting a rock in the first part of the Monte Lerno stage. The rear right tire had a slow puncture and so we lost two minutes". Car #21 M. Prokop / J. Tomanek: "I made too much mistakes in the first loop. I didn't have the right setup and that is the reason I couldn't go any faster. We should have done better". Car #40 N. Al-Attiyah / G. Bernacchini: "It is good till now. At the start we had a...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS11 MONTE LERNO
Car #3 - K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "Three corners in I went wide at an hairpin and hit a rock, which knocked the wheel out of the line. Then had to back off a bit". Car #7 T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "Very long stage, very big jump. I Like it a lot but there is not grip at all, I went sideways everywhere. I adapt to conditions but I do not feel confident at all". Car #22 J. Melicharek / E. Melicharek: "I lost time sliding and the engine stalled...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
MIRTÒ IN ALGHERO WITH GREAT CHAMPIONS
Great expectations for the Italian round of the WRC. The Rally Italy Sardinia, organized by the Automobile Club of Italy, provides seventeen special stages - 372 km timed in total - divided into three stages. Thanks to the agreement signed with the Rally Italy Sardinia, from Thursday the 5th to Sunday 8th of June, Mirtò will be in Alghero (SS), in the Rally Village Mirtoshop, which will be open to all visitors during the event. It will be only an anticipation of the big summer event promoted...MORE
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS10 MONTE OLIA
Car #3 K. Meeke / P. Nagle: "First on the road, quite tricky. Here traction is everything, good experience for me to be honest. We have to learn what we can today." Car #7 T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "Quite OK stage, not big push but clever run. I have to learn in these conditions as well". Car #22 J. Melicharek / E. Melicharek: "Very slippery and narrow, tough stage but quite good fun". Car #12 - K. Al Qassimi / C. Patterson: "Big...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
INFO FROM SERVICE PARK, AFTER SPECIAL STAGE 9
Car #40 N. Al-Attiyah / G. Bernacchini: "A very long and tough day. I am second, but I could be first if the stewards gave us the time we asked for after the first loop at Loelle. Tomorrow will be hard anyway". Car #6 E. Evans / D. Barritt: "It was a very tough day for us and not positive at all for M Sport because of what happened to Hirvonen. I have the same position as last year but I realize that things are getting better and better. I made a big step...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
LATVALA LEADS AFTER RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA LEG ONE
Alghero, June 6, 2014. Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Antila on Volkwagen Polo R WRC are leading Rally Italia Sardegna, sixth round of World Rally Championship underway on the gravel roads of Sardinia. Finnish crew took the lead on Special Stage 5 when Belgian Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 WRC) who had been leading since SS2, lost nearly twenty minutes for a suspension issue during the stage. With 22.4 seconds from Latvala, second is his teammate Sebastien Ogier. French world champion is...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS9 LOELLE
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: "I did my best I pushed hard. We will continue to push tomorrow". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "It was a good day, had some issues this morning but overall things went well. I need to be satisfied with the performance of today. For sure I will have to remain cool tomorrow and hopefully we will be fine". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "We have been careful on this last one, we also did a different tire...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS8 COILUNA CASTRAZZA
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: "I could not do very good lines but hopefully I did not lose too much. I pushed a lot. It is quite narrow in many places, not in this one". Car #2 - J. M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "I do not know in this one but I do not have the best feeling, that is the way it is". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "Everything´s OK. We are in a bit of a hurry, but all is fine". Car #4 - M. Ostberg / J....MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS7 TERRANOVA SUD
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: "This was better than this morning. We do not know what the gap is going to be tonight but I am definitely gonna try tomorrow". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "I think you are a little bit right when you say I enjoyed a lot this stage". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "This stage has been much faster, I am on a different tire strategy compared to the other boys, we will see". Car #4 - M....MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS6 TERRANOVA NORD
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia:"It was a completely different stage, a lot more grip". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "I have been exploring the lines a little bit, will try to charge tomorrow". Car #4 - M. Ostberg / J. Andersson: "I am not able to push, that's the way it is". Car #7 T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: "On the last corner I was very late on the brakes trying to get the time. The car is running absolutely fine...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
INFO FROM SERVICE PARK, AFTER SPECIAL STAGE 5
Car #40 N. Al-Attiyah / G. Bernacchini: "Unfortunately I was slowed down by the dust from Neuville's car during the last stage. I lost 30 seconds or so". Car #21 Prokop M. / J. Tomanek: "It is a very good race, I worked hard to improve my driving and my times are making it clear. Now we are waiting for the second loop on these stages, always very difficult". Car #6 E. Evans / D. Barritt: "First two Special Stages have been very hard, then I am doing my...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
ACI AND RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA BRING “KARTING IN PIAZZA” IN CAGLIARI AND NUORO
Cagliari (on June 3) and Nuoro (on June 4-5) hosted the first two event of "Karting in Piazza", ACI road safety and sport introduction programme part of the international FIA Action for Road Safety campaign. These events, organized by AciSport with Regione Sardegna support and Automobile Club and City of Cagliari e Nuoro cooperation, had been included among the initiatives close to Rally Italia Sardegna to underline the motorsport world engagement for road safety. The 3-day free event...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS5 LOELLE
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia:"I have been pushing but there is nothing I can do, I am a bit disappointed". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "Everything OK, no problem. I did not want to risk a lot, I am confident with the pace". Car #4 - M. Ostberg / J. Andersson: "It is quite OK, we had a very good run early on but then I had a massive impact on a long straight, don't know what it was". Car #7 T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul: wheel...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS4 COILUNA CASTRAZZA
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: "I am just pushing maximum, very difficult. Mikko did not deserve that, I am sad for him". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "All brake issues are solved now, it is a tough job a the moment". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "Clean stage, I have been a bit careful, trying to control the speed as it is very easy to make mistake out there". Car #4 - M. Ostberg / J. Andersson: "Good pace,...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
OVER 45,000 SPECTATORS IN CAGLIARI FOR THE START OF RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
Great success for the opening of the Rally Italia Sargegna, organized by Automobile Club d'Italia. Yesterday the city centre of Cagliari, according to different estimates, hosted more than 45,000 people around the Super Special Stage route, based in the seafront area. It has been a great triumph of crowd but also a sporting and media coverage success, with 400 journalists and 195 international TV to follow the opening stage of the World Rally Championship Italian round. "Italians'...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS3 TERRANOVA SUD
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: " I did my best it is impossible to go any faster, it is just another proof of the stupidity of the rule but I have to deal with it". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "I basically lost a screw from the front, I am not sure if this is the problem but we managed to stay out there even if we still have to stages to go before servicing". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "It is not really coming together it is a tricky...MORE
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER SS2 TERRANOVA NORD
Car #1 - S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia: "Quite terrible I am gonna lose a lot of time. There is no grip out there, I could not carry any speed". Car #2 - J.-M. Latvala / M. Anttila: "We had a problem with the brakes out there they started to go soft in the last split". Car #9 - A. Mikkelsen / O. Floene: "It is cleaning a lot so I am sure that the boys coming up will be a lot faster, they will just have to follow the correct line". Car #5 - M....MORE
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
DRIVERS QUOTES AFTER CAGLIARI SSS1
Car #74 S. Chardonnet / T. De La Haye: It was very slippery. The tyres were very cold at the beginning. But that's good. Car #36 K. Kruuda / M. Jarveoja: The atmosphere is fantastic. It was very tricky. We had a little delay but I don't think it had affected anything. Car #40 N. Al-Attiyah / G. Bernacchini: A short stage, people were fantastic. We must be very clever here tomorrow. Car #41 N. Fuchs / F. Mussano: It was very narrow, a lot of concrete but I am very happy....MORE
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
PRE-EVENT PRESS CONFERENCE, THURSDAY 5 JUNE
Present: Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen Motorsport Mads Østberg, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Hayden Paddon, Hyundai Motorsport N Martin Prokop, Jipocar Czech National Team Q: Sébastien, you have won here in the past and you know what it takes to win in Sardinia. What´s the secret - do you want to share it with the boys? SO: No! I think to start I just want to say I was a bit surprised after the recce that the road is a bit rougher than last...MORE
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA OPENS THE SHOW
Alghero - Cagliari june 5, 2014. Rally Italia Sardegna is starting this evening from Cagliari harbor area. Starting ceremony and "Città di Cagliari" Super Special Stage will open the event at 20:00 hrs, firstly with Italian Rally Championship drivers and then with the show of the World Rally Championship. The special stage will be broadcasted live on TV by Fox Sports 2 HD at 21:00 hrs and slightly deferred by RAI Sport 2 at 22:30. Yesterday's evening the event could live a...MORE
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
INFO FROM SERVICE PARK AFTER THE SHAKEDOWN
Car #1 - S. Ogier: Despite Latvala's win in Argentina I am not feeling extra pressure. The route has slightly changed and it is slower in some places. Basically it is more technical. The longest Special Stage will be very important, above all if it will be very hot. I am confident with the championship, I have a good advantage in the standings although this rally will be a tough one, especially during the first day because we will open the starting order. Both M Sport and Citroen drivers have...MORE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4
RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA'S FACEBOOK PAGE GETS MORE THAN 10.000 LIKES
04/06/2014 - The huge interest on edition 2014 of Rally Italia Sardegna has also a social dimension: the official Rally page, https://www.facebook.com/RallyItaliaSardegna, reached today the 10.000 likes. In the last few months, thanks also to constant updates both in Italian and English, the page has doubled its number of likes, which rewards the choice of Rally organizers to invest also on social networks communication to give the highest possible visibility to the event. ...MORE
TUESDAY, JUNE 3
HYUNDAI IS READY FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
03/06/2014 - Hyundai World Rally Team will contest this weekend´s Rally Italia Sardegna, round six of the FIA World Rally Championship, with three cars as it tackles brand new territory with the ever-evolving Hyundai i20 WRC car. New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon will be making his debut with the Hyundai World Rally Team alongside his co-driver John Kennard for the first round of a seven-rally campaign with the team behind the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC. The Kiwi duo will be...MORE
MONDAY, JUNE 2
HIRVONEN IS CONFIDENT FOR NEXT RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
02/06/2014 - Mikko Hirvonen was testing his Msport´s Ford Fiesta Wrc in Sardinia in the last week end. «We had a good test pre event, I´m happy with the car - sayed the finnish driver -. We worked on the dampers and the car now is ok for the rally. I´m confident, we had a good pace in the last couple of rallies, in Argentina I made a mistake myself. So I believe we can have a good result in Sardinia». Do you think this year the Rally Italia Sardegna could be more...MORE
SUNDAY, JUNE 1
ROBERT KUBICA'S EXPECTATIONS FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
01/06/2014 - Robert Kubica had last Friday his test pre event on the Ford Fiesta Wrc of MSport on the gravel roads of San Giacomo stage. The 29 year-old Polish driver won twice in Sardinia, in 2003 in Cagliari with Opel in F. 3 and last year at Olbia with Citroen in Wrc 2. "I don't think this time I will win in Sardinia for the third time," - said at the end of the test - the situation this time is more difficult. This is a place that I like that I always gladly, and last year it was one of my...MORE
SATURDAY, MAY 31
ENTERTEINMENT EVENTS IN ALGHERO
Wednesday, June 4th Opening Party RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2014 19.30: Old fashioned rally car Parade from Piazza Sulis to the Harbour area 20.00: Official Opening Ceremony at the Harbour Area and Alghero greetings, presents Carlo Bartalini 21.30: Fireworks under the Sardinian stars, Harbour Area 22.00: MR.WINE Sardinian band concert, drinks, food, music and fun, Banchina Dogana, Stage Area Thursday, June 5th Old fashioned car Exhibition on the squares...MORE
SATURDAY, MAY 31
CAGLIARI WELCOMES THE RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA AND ITS STARS
31/05/2014 - Cagliari will host the starting ceremony and the first special stage. The whole Via Roma, the New York 11 settembre 2011 Seafront (from Piazza Matteotti to Piazza Deffenu) and the Harbor Area (from Molo Dogana to Molo Sant'Agostino), closed to road traffic all day long, will be the stages of several sporting and motoring events during the afternoon. There will be exhibits of vintage and American cars and motorcycles, of Vespa and custom bikes, of sports and drift cars and off-road...MORE
FRIDAY, MAY 30
WRC 2 AND PRODUCTION CUP
30/05/2014 - Sardinia is going to be the sixth round of the World Championship WRC2, and for the first time three R5 cars will be at the start. In the Italian world event there´ll be the Ford Fiesta R5, the Citroen Ds3 R5 at its debut with the French Sébastien Chardonnet at the wheel and the Peugeot 208 T16 for the Estonian Karl Kruuda. In the lead the Ukranian driver Yuryi Protasov with 60 points, followed by the Italian Lorenzo Bertelli 56 and third with 50 points the Qatar...MORE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28
INTERESTING CHALLENGES AMONG THE ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP AND GRAVEL TROPHY DRIVERS
27 May 2014 - Edition 2014 of the Rally Italia Sardegna - the eleventh in its history - announces to be extremely spectacular and open, not only regarding the WRC drivers, but also the Italian Championship drivers. The Tuscan driver Paolo Andreucci comes from the victorious exit at Targa Florio on his Peugeot 208 R5 T16, while Giandomenico Basso, on the GPL powered Ford Fiesta R5, the reigning champion Umberto Scandola, on Skoda Fabia Super 2000, and Andrea Nucita, who comes from three very...MORE
MONDAY, MAY 26
MADS OSTBERG WILL BE OK IN SARDINIA
26/05/2014 - The Norwegian Citroen´s driver Mads Ostberg withdrew from the final day in Argentina when his thumb was caught by his steering wheel, sent spinning after he drove over a rock. "My thumb is doing well" Ostberg told wrc.com. "I went to see a specialist in Oslo and they found nothing special, it seems to be a small fracture, but nothing to worry about. They said it would take two to three weeks to heal. It´s progressing the way it should and it...MORE
SATURDAY, MAY 24
LATVALA WANTS A NEW VICTORY IN SARDINIA
24/05/2014 - It takes 10 days to Rally Italia Sardegna and Jari-Matti Latvala remembers with pleasure his recent win in Argentina. "I drove well and fast, no mistakes - he says - Very important it´s been day one when I was able to put quite e gap behind me. Day two was good and also the Power Stage El Condor, despite the thick fog on both days". Latvala´s good performances on gravel were born in Sardinia. "I found a perfect feeling with the car - adds the...MORE
TUESDAY, MAY 20
RALLY ITALIA TALENT
20/05/2014 - Umberto Genovese, a 23 years old biomedical engineering student at Politecnico di Milano, born at Castelfranco Veneto (Treviso), driver (never run before) and Martina Scamperle, a 27 years old mechanical engineering graduate at "Università di Padova", co-driver (she hasn't run before either), are the winners of the first edition of Rally Italia Talent, which finished last weekend on the International Circuit of Friuli Venezia Giulia at Precenicco (Lignano Sabbiadoro). The...MORE
SUNDAY, MAY 18
TIZIANO SIVIERO ILLUSTRATES THE INNOVATIONS OF RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2014
What is the philosophy of the 2014 route? "The philosophy is that of showing that here too can be taken decisions on the route that ‘hit the headline´ in order to attract Media, sponsors and spectators interest. Lot has been said on the long special stages of Mexico and Argentina, or of the super special stages opening the best rallies of the World Rally Championship. These can be done in Sardinia too, so we prepared a route that should ‘attract attention´...MORE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14
57 THE CREWS AT THE START OF 2014 RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
14/05/2014 - Are 57 the crews that will take part in 2014 Rally Italia Sardegna, event organised by Automobile Club d´Italia supported by Region Sardinia. The sixth round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship, valid also for WRC-2, with 25 participants over 38 entrants to the Championship that represents the season record so far, and Production Cup, is taking place from June 5th to 8th. This substantial number of entries is a positive sign for the event, considering that it´s not...MORE
SUNDAY, MAY 4
"JUMPING IN THE DUST"
04/05/2014 - The Organization of the Rally Italia Sardegna in collaboration with the municipalities of Pattada, Alà dei Sardi, Bitti, Buddusò, Putifigari, Castelsardo, Tergu, Osilo, Sassari, during the Rally Italia Sardegna 2014 (the sixth round of the World rally championship for drivers and manufacturers, and in the tenth WRC anniversary edition 2004-2014 of the rally), promotes the theme "Jumping in the Dust" with a series of events linked to the rally, the promotion of the territory and...MORE
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
TWO RACES IN ONE: WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP AND ITALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
30/04/2014 - Two races in one, two rounds tightly bound, one valid for the World Rally Championship , WRC and the other for the Italian Rally Championship , CIR , for the Gravel Trophy , TRT , and for the National Rally Trophies , TRN. This is going to be the rich meal offered to rally fans in the days from 5 to 8 June. The race organized by ACI (Automobil Club of Italy) has been devised to highlight at best the WRC protagonists as well as those of CIR and TRT. The event will officially...MORE
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
THERE ARE 40 DAYS BEFORE THE RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA
26/04/2014 - There are forty days before the start of the Rally Italia Sardegna, the sixth round of the 2014 World Rally Championship, organized by the Automobile Club of Italy with the support of the Region of Sardinia, and in the meantime the first entries at the race are arriving. In fact the Citroen Team has already sent the entry of the three Ds3 Wrc managed by the North Irish Kris Meeke, the Norwegian Mads Ostberg and the Emirates´ driver Khalid Al Qassimi. Also the Czech...MORE
SATURDAY, APRIL 12
CAGLIARI IS WAITING THE PROTAGONISTS OF THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
The rally will start from Via Roma in the heart of the town and the first special stage will be held on the area around the port, furthermore several other events are being organized throughout the whole opening day of 2014 Rally Italia Sardegna, the Italian round of the World Rally Championship, on June 5th. The two major events of the day will be the Ceremonial Start from Via Roma and the first special stage that will take place on the area of the Port Authorities. These days several...MORE
THURSDAY, APRIL 3
ENTRIES OPEN FOR RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA 2014
03/04/2014 - Preparations are underway for Rally Italy Sardegna 2014. Two months before the event, that will take place from 5th to 8th June, after the publication of the supplementary regulations entries are now open and will close in exactly one month. The rally, organized by Automobile Club d´Italia, will be valid as the sixth round of the World Rally Championship and will consist in seventeen special stages with 372 timed kilometers in three days. More information and...MORE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5
THE RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA RENEWS ITSELF FOLLOWING THE TRACKS OF TRADITION
Rome - The Rally Italia Sardegna, the Italian round of the World Rally Championship organized by Automobile Club d'Italia with the necessary support of Regione Sardegna and of Eventi Turismo Sardegna, is ready for yet another edition, the eleventh to take place in Sardinia. As happens every year, novelties have been introduced but despite some important changes, organizers tried to keep within the tracks of the solid tradition of the race. Quality of the itinerary has been once again...MORE