Consani to enter Rally Italia-Sardegna

Consani to enter Rally Italia-Sardegna

30.05.2013: Up-and-coming Frenchman Stephane Consani and his co-driver Maxime Vilmot may have missed




Up-and-coming Frenchman Stephane Consani and his co-driver Maxime Vilmot may have missed the first round in Portugal, but they certainly haven’t given up on one of the biggest challenges at World Rally Championship level: the Citroen Top Driver series, which runs within the WRC3 category.
 

Stephane proved himself to be one of the brightest young stars of the sport last year, rising rapidly through the ranks of the Citroen Racing Trophy in his native France. He was fighting for the title on the final round, at the Rallye du Var, but a small mistake meant that he was deprived of victory – having been leading by nearly a minute. As a consolation, received the prize for ‘best performer’ in the Citroen Racing Trophy.
 

Since 2012, after winning the Twingo R2 Trophy, Stephane has formed part of the prestigious ‘Equipe de France’: the country’s young rallying elite, supported by the French motorsport federation (FFSA). Renowned French motorsport magazine ‘Echappement’ also nominated Stephane as their ‘Hope of 2012’: following in the footsteps of illustrious French drivers such as Philippe Bugalski, Gilles Panizzi, Didier Auriol, Sebastien Loeb, Sebastien Ogier and a number of others, including recent Tour de Corse winner Bryan Bouffier.
 

Once more, Stephane is proud to carry the colours of the FFSA this year, which has renewed its trust in him. Stephane has chosen to take part in the Peugeot 208 Rally Cup this season – which offers a wide-ranging programme of events throughout France at a reasonable price – but at the same time he was also looking for a budget to contest the Citroen Top Driver programme, which is obviously more costly.
 

Having found some additional partners, Stephane seized the opportunity that presented itself with both hands and so the Italian Delta team will prepare and run his Citroen DS3 on the Rally Italia-Sardegna at the end of June. The entry has been lodged with Citroen and the FIA, while the event has confirmed Stephane’s presence: job done!
 

Consequently, Stephane and Maxime will start what is still only their second World Rally Championship event, having triumphed on home territory in France last year.
 

His team mate at the Delta Rally Team will be the winner of the opening Citroen Top Driver round in Portugal: the vastly experienced Bryan Bouffier. The other drivers taking part are also just as competitive, including Sebastien Chardonnet – the current WRC3 leader – Quentin Gilbert and Keith Cronin: both of whom are graduates of the Citroen Racing Trophy in their respective homelands.
 

The first stage of the Rally Italia-Sardegna gets underway on Friday 21 June.
 


Julien Nicolas- also photo

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/wrc-rallyes-consani-enter-rally-italia-sardegna---111705.html

30.05.2013 / MaP

More News

Fuchs takes PWRC debut win with Symtech Racing in Sardinia
28.10.2012
Production World Rally Championship 2012 - Rally d'Italia    Nicolas Fuchs has become the first Peruvian to claim a win on the Production Car World Rally Championship after he triumphed on the penultimate round of the series in Sardini more >>
Protasov wins Group N and Rally Class classification in Sardinia
27.10.2012
World Rally Championship - Rally Class - Rally Sardinia 2012     Ukrainian driver Yuriy Protasov and his co-driver Kiril Nesvit have won both the Rally Class classification and the overall Group N standings on the Rally d'Itali more >>
Double podium sees M-Sport young guns steal the show
21.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012Evgeny Novikov and Ott Tänak secured a double podium for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team on the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at Rally Italia Sardegna today. more >>
Elsewhere end of day 4 driver quotes from Sardegna
21.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012Mads Østberg, Adapta World Rally Team, Ford Fiesta RS WRC (4th) After claiming fourth place at the 2012 Rally Italia Sardegna, Mads Østberg now lies third in the championship standings, four points more >>
Hirvonen et Lehtinen remportent leur première victoire avec Citroen
21.10.2012
RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA --- 18-21/10/2012 --- JOUR 4En tête depuis la troisième spéciale, Mikko Hirvonen et Jarmo Lehtinen n’ont eu aucun mal à venir à bout de la courte étape clôturant le Rallye d&rsq more >>
De nouveaux enseignements pour Thierry Neuville
21.10.2012
RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA --- Engagés sur la Citroën DS3 WRC du Qatar World Rally Team, Thierry Neuville et Nicolas Gilsoul achèvent le Rallye d’Italie hors des points. Sortis de la route au début de la deuxième jour more >>
Solberg heads Ford 1-2 in Power Stage finale at Rally Italia
21.10.2012
Ford World Rally Team finished first and second in the final Power Stage speed test at Rally Italia Sardegna today to claim maximum bonus points.  Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson edged out Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila by just 0.2s more >>
Volkswagen Pilot Sébastien Ogier überrascht die WRC-Konkurrenz
21.10.2012
WRC Rallye Italien 2012    Die Rallye-Welt stand für kurze Zeit Kopf: Volkswagen Pilot Sébastien Ogier hat beim zwölften Lauf zur Rallye-Weltmeisterschaft auf einer Prüfung die gesamte leistungsstärkere WR more >>
WRC Team MINI Portugal Rally Italia Sardegna Review
21.10.2012
  The Italian Job  'Yep, it's Katie at WRC Team MINI Portugal.'And this is it - my final press release on the final day of Rally d'Italia.'We might hav more >>
SS16 Overall standings - Mikko Hirvonen takes Sardegna win 2012
21.10.2012
WRC Rallyes  Rally Italia Sardegna 20121.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    3:23:54.9    0.0    0.02.    6    E. NOVIKOV more >>
Mikko Hirvonen passe à travers les pièges
20.10.2012
RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA --- 18-21/10/2012   À en croire la liste des abandons, la deuxième journée du Rallye d’Italie était particulièrement délicate. Tandis que Sébastien Loeb et Daniel Elena se r more >>
Ford duo leave dramas behind during clean run in Sardinia
20.10.2012
Ford World Rally Team avoided the dramas that afflicted the squad yesterday to enjoy a clean run through today’s third leg of Rally Italia Sardegna.  With hopes of a top result ended after Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson and team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and M more >>
M-Sport duo maintain podium positions in Sardinia
20.10.2012
After another momentous day for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team at Rally Italia Sardegna, Evgeny Novikov and Ott Tänak maintained their podium positions with just 16 kilometres left to run on the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). more >>
Elsewhere end of day 3 driver quotes
20.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna Day 3Mads Østberg, Adapta World Rally Team, Ford Fiesta RS WRC (4th) said: “I am very happy – it has been a very good afternoon. On the first stage after service [SS12] we decided to push more >>
WRC Team MINI Portugal Rally Italia Sardegna Day three
20.10.2012
  Veni, Vidi [and we hope to have] Vici [by tomorrow]  ‘OK release No. 4 and I’m still Katie, still with WRC Team MINI Portugal and still reporting on Rally d’Italia. more >>
Retirements in Sardinia after day 3
20.10.2012
WRC Rallyes 2012Rally Italia Sardegna 201218 - 21 Oct 121    S. LOEB (F)CITROËN DS3 WRC     A0    SF3    MECHANICAL34    L. BERTELLI (I)SUBARU IMPREZA     A0    TC2D    MECHANICAL more >>
Stage Winners after day 3 in Sardegna
20.10.2012
WRC Rallyes 2012Rally Italia Sardegna 201218 - 21 Oct 12SS1    Terranova 1    S. LOEB / D. ELENA    CITROËN TOTAL WRTSS2    Terranova 2    M. HIRVONEN / J. LEHTINEN    CITROËN TOTAL WRTSS3    Monte Lerno 1 more >>
Day 3 overall standings in Sardegna
20.10.2012
WRC Rallyes 2012Rally Italia Sardegna 201218 - 21 Oct 121    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    A0    3:10:51.7    0.0    3:10:51.7&nbs more >>
M-Sport Ford WRT Midday quotes day 3 in Sardegna
20.10.2012
RALLY ITALIA Sardegna 2012  DAY 3Evgeny Novikov (2nd) said: “Now we just need to keep our position. Everything is going well for the moment so we will do nothing special over the next loop and just concentrate on keeping a good rhythm. more >>
Elsewhere midday quotes from Sardegna, day 3
20.10.2012
RALLY ITALIA Sardegna 2012 , DAY 3Mads Østberg, Adapta World Rally Team, Ford Fiesta RS WRC (5th) said: “It has been a good morning. We had a plan to get back up to fourth today and we are way ahead of schedule at the moment. I am very plea more >>
Midday wrap day 2 overall classification after SS11 in Sardegna
20.10.2012
WRC Rallyes  Rally Italia Sardegna 20121.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    2:34:02.2    0.0    0.02.    6    E. NOVI more >>
Stage winners in Sardegna on Saturday Midday
20.10.2012
WRC RALLYES - Rally Italia Sardinia 2012S1    Terranova 1    S. LOEB / D. ELENA    CITROËN TOTAL WRTSS2    Terranova 2    M. HIRVONEN / J. LEHTINEN &nb more >>
SS10 overall results Novikov win stage Hirvonen stay in lead in Sardegna
20.10.2012
WRC RALLYES - Rally Italia Sardinia 20121.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    2:23:38.5    0.0    0.02.    6    E. NOVIKOV& more >>
Double podium position for M-Sport pairing
19.10.2012
...refuse to "tyre" on though day in SardiniaM-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Evgeny Novikov and Ott Tänak refused to succumb to the tricky conditions on Day 2 of Rally Italia Sardegna today. Holding two podium positions and notching up two fas more >>
Elsewhere driver quotes after day 2 in Italy
19.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012Mads Østberg, Adapta World Rally Team, Ford Fiesta RS WRC (7th) said: “On the first stage after service [SS6] I was still not 100 per cent happy and I felt that something was wrong with the rear of the car. We pus more >>
Day 2 results in Sardegna
19.10.2012
Rallye Italia Sardegna  day 2WRC Rallyes 201218 - 21 Oct 121    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    A0    1:56:25.5    0.0    1:56: more >>
WRC Rallyes SS7 overall standings in Sardegna top25
19.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 1.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    1:37:52.7    0.0    0.02.    6    E. NOVIKOV    M&n more >>
Petter Solberg also out in Sardegna
19.10.2012
Another contender for Rally Italia Sardegna glory is out with Petter Solberg failing to get beyond the 12.75-kilometre mark in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC.Solberg, who was second overall behind Mikko Hirvonen starting the run, is reported to have taken the front-left corner off his car. His woe means Hirvonen leads the FIA World Rally Championship round by more than one minute with one s more >>
Jari Matti Latvala crashes on stage 4 in Sardegna
19.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012  stage 4 Jari Matti Latvala, who was fourth starting the stage, struck a bank in a high-speed right-hander. The impact burst his Ford Fiesta RS WRC’s radiator and although the Finn more >>
WRC Rallyes SS5 overall standings in Sardegna top 25
19.10.2012
WRC Rallyes   Italia Sardegna Rally 20121.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M    1:17:30.9    0.0    0.02.    4    P. SO more >>
Video Loeb and Neuville crash in Sardegna
19.10.2012
Rallye Italy Sardegna 2012CRASH VIDEO HERE Sebastien Loeb's ended stage 3 thanks to a pile of rocks on SS3 of Ra more >>
M-Sport Ford WRT driver quotes end of day 1
18.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012Evgeny Novikov (7th) said: “Today has been fine. There was a delay on the second stage [SS2] and we had chosen to run without the lightpod so that was quite difficult. In hindsight it would have been more >>
Elsewhere end of day 1 quotes from Sardegna
18.10.2012
Rally Italia Sardegna 2012Mads Østberg, Adapta World Rally Team, Ford Fiesta RS WRC (5th) "Today was quite OK. The first stage [SS1] was really good up until about three kilometres before the end when we hit a rock on more >>
WRC Team MINI Portugal Sardegna day 1 review
18.10.2012
  'Hello again ladies and gents, Katie here and ready to report back on what WRC Team MINI Portugal’s been getting up to so far at Rally d’Italia.'Lesson 1: Finding something to say about what you more >>
Petter Solberg settles into third after solid start for Ford in Sardinia
18.10.2012
Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson headed Ford World Rally Team’s challenge in Rally Italia Sardegna after tonight’s quickfire opening leg.  They lie third in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, while team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila hold s more >>
SS2 Overall standings in Sardegna
18.10.2012
WRC Rallyes RALLY ITALY SARDEGNA 20121.    1    S. LOEB    M    37:59.1    0.0    0.02.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M&nb more >>
SS1 Overall standings in Sardegna
18.10.2012
WRC Rallyes RALLY ITALY SARDEGNA 20121.    1    S. LOEB    M    19:09.4    0.0    0.02.    2    M. HIRVONEN    M &nb more >>
Michelin Vorschau auf die Italien Rallye
17.10.2012
Rallye Italien, 12. Lauf zur Rallye-Weltmeisterschaft 2012- Michelin setzt robuste Latitude Cross-Reifen gegen die schroffen Schotter-Wertungsprüfungen der Rallye Italien auf Sardinien more >>
Rallye-WM in Italien: Volkswagen kehrt nach Sardinien zurück
16.10.2012
Volkswagen in der FIA Rallye-Weltmeisterschaft (WRC) Volkswagen Motorsport kehrt nach Italien zurück: Vor genau einem Jahr verkündete der Wolfsburger Automobilhersteller auf Sardinien offiziell den Einstieg in die Rallye-Weltmeisterschaft ab der more >>

Kategorien

STROOSSEN ENGLEN ASBL www.stroossenenglen.lu

Jobs Around the World

2001-2020 automobilsport.com full copyright