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Andrea Crugnola and Pietro Ometto

Rally Targa Florio: Crugnola-Ometto Kings of the Legend

The 108th edition of the legendary Rally Targa Florio has crowned its winners, and amid the sparks of rally cars speeding on the track, it was the duo of Andrea Crugnola and Pietro Elia Ometto who clinched the top step of the podium. Behind…
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CIAR: Basso gives Toyota first Yaris Rally2 tarmac victory

The former European champion wins Rally Regione Piemonte in Alba, with Lefebvre and Campedelli on the podium. Tough race trough world famous wineyards. A quick right-hand turn, perhaps underestimated during the reconnaissance, with the car…

Andreas Mikkelsen and the Hyundai Rally1 at the start of the ra plus 2024

Norwegian WRC2 reigning champion will compete on works i20 Hybrid in the second Italian Rally Championship Race in Alba Something had been simmering in the pot for days. But at the headquarters of the Cinzano Rally Team, lips remained…
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Rachele Somaschini at the start of TER

The italian driver from Milan will participate in four rounds of the TER aboard a Citroen C3 Rally2. Rachele Somaschini, already registered in the CIAR, has decided to take on an additional commitment in the international TER series, of…
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Crugnola and Ometto dominate at Rally Il Ciocco on Citroen C3

The reigning Italian champion starts off strong in the 2024 Italian Absolute Rally Championship Sparco, finishing with a 28.5-second lead over Basso-Granai. They performed exceptionally well with the debutante Toyota GR Yaris Rally2, while…
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Italian Rally championship: 109 entries for the Rally Il Ciocco

Very positive numbers for the first round of the CIAR. First race for Basso on Toyota, reigning champion Crugnola is the main favorite to win. Eyes also on De Tommaso, Mabellini, Avbelj, Campedelli and the local legend Andreucci. Intresting…
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Exciting challenges are expected at the Rally del Ciocco

Less than fifteen days until the Rally Il Ciocco e Valle del Serchio, scheduled for March 15th and 16th, marking the first round of the CIAR Sparco 2024. First round of italian national rally championship os ready to go. Eleven special stages…
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The history of the Lancia Rally 037: the great cars

The car made its competition debut at the 1982 Rally Costa Smeralda in Italy, where two cars were entered but both retired due to gearbox issues. The 1982 season was plagued with retirements for the 037, but the new car did manage to achieve…
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CIRT 2024: Everyone against Andreucci in Italian gravel series

The reigning champion, Paolo Andreucci, aboard his Citroen C3 rally2 equipped with MRF tires, will face a host of fierce and highly skilled opponents. From Alberto Battistolli with his Skoda Fabia RS rally2 to the strong Finnish driver Mikko…
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Toyota Gazoo Racing Italy debuts in the Italian Rally Championship with the new GR Yaris Rally2

The program will see the official participation of Toyota Motor Italia with the support of TGR Italy, within the national pinnacle of the specialty. The steering wheel of the GR Yaris Rally2 will be entrusted to Giandomenico Basso, a two-time…

Italian Rally Championship starts

As defined by the Sector Regulations, registration must be formalized "within the closing deadlines for registration for any of the first three Championship races. Registration for the 2024 Italian Absolute Rally Sparco Championship is open.…
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Rally, the big history

The first known use of the word rally to include a road competition was the 1911 Monaco Rally (later Monte Carlo Rally). It was organised by a group of wealthy locals who formed the "Sport Automobile Vélocipédique Monégasque" and bankrolled…