Marcus Gronholm showed everybody that the title is not lost. Gronholm won this weekend the New Zealand Rally after a close fight with Citroen’s driver, Sebastien Loeb. Marcus won the rally by just 0.3 seconds in front of the French driver.
Ford had another driver on the podium. Hirvonen finished the rally in the 3rd place behind Sebastien Loeb. The driver was satisfied with the result."Overall it’s a good finish - six points and the last two days were quite good, so I’m really happy." said (...)
TBP-Ford’s new Focus RS World Rally Car scored a one-two finish on its debut in Finland today as the team stretched its lead in the FIA World Rally Championship to 40 points.
In winning Rally Finland for the seventh time in eight years, Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen entered the record books as the first drivers to win a full WRC event on seven occasions.
Team-mates and fellow Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen delighted the huge home crowds by taking second.
The new Focus RS (...)