April 2, 2010

2010 WRC Rally Jordan Preview

The 2010 Rally Jordan, based at Dead Sea Centre in Jordan, got under way yesterday. I've gathered some pre rally posts from WRC.com as an informational guide for those fans wanting to catch up on the details. This is the third event in the 2010 World Rally Championship Season.

As usual, I'm concentrating on the main WRC competition and it's participants. Links to some of the articles on related competitions (JWRC, PWRC, SWRC or S2000) and posts not specifically about this rally can be found in Junior's regular 'Reading And Viewing List' entries.

Jordan Rally entries announced
Posted at WRC.com on March 15, 2010

The organisers of the Jordan Rally have published the seeded entry list for this year's event, round three of the World Championship season, which starts on 1 April...

Huge national effort puts Jordan Rally back on track
Posted at WRC.com on March 18, 2010

An epic reconstruction operation has put Jordan back on line to host the forthcoming third round of the World Rally Championship from 1-3 April.

The worst rains for 20 years decimated large parts of the rally route, rendering many roads impassable, but a joint national effort between the army, Government and Amman Municipality and co-ordinated by the organising committee over the last 10 days has put the Kingdom back on track...

Countdown to the Jordan Rally
Posted at WRC.com on March 26, 2010

Less than a month after conquering the high-altitude stages of Mexico, the FIA World Rally Championship regulars return to action on the Jordan Rally for round three of the 13-event series.

Although the Middle East rally is described as a gravel event, the stages could not be more contrasting to those experienced in Mexico at the start of March...

Petter's one to watch out for, says Hirvonen
Posted at WRC.com on March 29, 2010

Mikko Hirvonen says Petter Solberg is now a strong contender for World Rally Championship honours following his second place finish on Rally Mexico in early March.

Solberg, the 2003 world champion, will have a new Citroen C4 WRC and upgraded engine at his disposal on the Jordan Rally, which gets underway on April 1...

Citroen drivers out to make amends in Jordan
Posted at WRC.com on March 29, 2010

Factory Citroen drivers Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo are both out to settle scores in the upcoming Jordan Rally, with Loeb seeking to erase the memory of a bizarre accident that wrecked his chance of winning the 2008 event and Sordo hoping to rediscover the podium form which has so far deserted him this season...

Q&A - Sebastien Ogier
Posted at WRC.com on March 29, 2010

A fifth place in Sweden and a podium in Mexico have put Frenchman Sebastien Ogier joint third in the World Rally Championship drivers' standings after two of 13 rounds.

This week, Ogier and his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen will line up as points scorers for the Citroen Junior Rally Team in the third round, the Jordan Rally, with the joint objective of gaining as much experience as possible on a distinctly unusual event...

Ford confident about Jordan recovery
Posted at WRC.com on March 29, 2010

WRC title hopeful Mikko Hirvonen is confident his team will return to full strength in Rally Jordan (1 - 3 April) after a disappointing showing on the most recent round in Mexico.

Hirvonen got his 2010 title bid off to a strong start by winning the opening round in Sweden, but both he and team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala were left trailing in the wake of Citroen drivers on the most recent round in Mexico, where the best they could manage was fourth and fifth...

Raikkonen aims to bounce back in Jordan
Posted at WRC.com on March 30, 2010

Citroen Junior team driver Kimi Raikkonen is confident of bouncing back with a strong performance on the Jordan Rally, following the accident that put him out of the Rally Mexico three weeks ago.

The 30-year-old tested his Citroen C4 WRC in the south of France for two days before heading off to the Jordan recce, and said that he...

The Jordan Rally on wrc.com
Posted at WRC.com on March 30, 2010

After the dust and gravel of Mexico, the World Rally Championship stays on the loose for round three, the Jordan Rally, which we'll be covering LIVE and FREE this week on wrc.com.

The rally gets underway on Thursday 1 April from the ancient city of Jerash - one of the best preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world. From there the route stays epic, taking in other historic locations including the Baptism Site, the Jordan River and Mount Nebo, with the finish and prize-giving taking place at the Dead Sea Centre - the lowest land point on earth - on Saturday 3 April...

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