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LESSONS LEARNED FOR THE FUTURE
17.09.2018

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Despite once again being competitive, unfortunately the C3 WRC – like many of its rivals – suffered in this weekend’s brutal conditions, its habitual strength sorely tested by the constant damage caused by the incredibly rough stages. THE STORY OF THE RACE This was a weekend of firsts: the first Rally Turkey to be held …

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MADS ØSTBERG TAKES BRILLANT SECOND PLACE!
30.07.2018

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Mads Østberg and Torstein Eriksen held off a fightback from former three-time Rally Finland winner, Jari-Matti Latvala, in the closing stages to secure a hard-earned second place. Meanwhile, Craig Breen and Scott Martin moved up into eighth position during today’s final leg, whilst Khalid Al Qassimi and Chris Patterson gradually got their feeling back in …

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A respectable team result
11.06.2018

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After quickly finding themselves having to defend their positions, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crews showed reliability and consistency to secure fifth and sixth places overall. THE STORY OF THE RACE Having a good opening leg is invariably critical on gravel. Anything less, with the standings reversed to define the running order for the …

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The C3 R5 also passes its “Gravel” licence !
20.05.2018

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Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau held the lead on eight of the twenty stages contested this weekend and equally claimed a stage win as they showed that the C3 R5 also has the potential to become the new benchmark in the category on gravel. Ultimately third overall in the WRC2 on the car’s maiden outing …

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Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT out of luck
30.04.2018

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Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s luck escaped them on the second full day of racing: just as they seemed on course to secure another podium finish, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle picked up a puncture that relegated them to eighth place. Earlier on, Craig Breen and Scott Martin were forced to retire after rolling their …

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The C3 WRCs finish on a high note
10.04.2018

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Sébastien Loeb – Daniel Elena and Kris Meeke – Paul Nagle, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s two crews, once again flirted with the top of the timesheets in their C3 WRCs on today’s final leg in Corsica. The Tour de Corse drew to a close in style today, featuring the longest stage of the rally …

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The C3 WRCs all set for Corsican challenge!
06.04.2018

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Kris Meeke – Paul Nagle topped the timesheets whilst Sébastien Loeb – Daniel Elena were seventh fastest on a shakedown stage not entirely representative of the difficulties ahead this weekend, as they confirmed their good feeling in the C3 WRC on the Corsican tarmac.   The Tour de Corse’s 5.45 kilometre-long shakedown stage, contested this …

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A second consecutive podium for the C3 WRC!
12.03.2018

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Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle ended the rally third overall, securing a second podium of the year for Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT and thus confirming the team’s very strong start to the season. Meanwhile, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena finished fifth overall – after having boldly held the rally lead – as they pulled …

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The C3 WRCs Head for the clouds
02.03.2018

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After the bitterly cold temperatures of Sweden, where Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT secured its first podium of 2018, the World Rally Championship heads across the Atlantic to the milder climate and high altitudes of Mexico, the setting for this year’s third round. Mexico sees the much anticipated return of Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, …

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Craig Breen produces the performance of the weekend!
18.02.2018

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At an event where Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT had been absent from the podium since 2014, Craig Breen and Scott Martin held their nerve on the final leg to finish as runners-up, the best result of their career to date in the WRC. Their performance was complemented by the sixth place of Mads Østberg …

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