Renault lifts the IRC 2WD Cup!

Renault lifts the IRC 2WD Cup!

07.11.2012: With 338 points, Renault has won the IRC Manufacturers’ Cup in the Two-Wheel Drive category. Aside




With 338 points, Renault has won the IRC Manufacturers’ Cup in the Two-Wheel Drive category. Aside from Robert Consani, the dominant force in this new international rally title championship, 15 other drivers from nine different nations have scored points this season.


This success again confirms the qualities of the Twingo Renaultsport R2, Clio Renaultsport R3 and Megane Renaultsport N4, all of which have shone throughout the season, over all types of terrain.


A must-attend event for competition models of all marques, the Intercontinental Rally Challenge allows many drivers, amateur and professional, to compete all over Europe on and off-road.


With nine victories, including seven doubles, in 13 events, Renault has been the force to be reckoned with in the Two-Wheel Drive category. On asphalt, it was the Megane Renaultsport N4 that scored Renault its points, some seven times with either Robert Consani, François Delecour or Federico Gasperetti behind the wheel. Renault’s Clio Renaultsport R3 and Twingo Renaultsport R2 have also made the grade, scoring Manufacturers’ points in 11 of the season’s 13 events.


After 12 of the 13 legs making up the 2012 season, Robert Consani is lying in second place in the IRC 2WD Drivers’ Cup and has claimed the IRC Production Cup. At the wheel of his Megane Renaultsport N4, the man from Provence has dominated his category on three occasions, in Spain, the Ukraine and Bulgaria.



Points scored by Renault in the IRC 2WD Cup this season



Islas Canarias Rally: 25 point
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3rd Robert Consani/Nicolas Klinger (Megane Renaultsport N4)
5th Diego Marcos/Diego Vicente (Twingo Renaultsport R2)



Circuit of Ireland: 43 points


1st Tommy Doyle/Liam Moynihan (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd Peter Taylor/James Morgan (Clio Renaultsport R3)


Tour de Corse: 43 points


1st Petru-Antoine Boschetti/Benoît Manzo (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd François Delecour/Dominique Savignoni (Megane Renaultsport N4)


Targa Florio: 43 points


1st Robert Consani/Nicolas Klinger (Megane Renaultsport N4)
2nd Salvatore Armaleo/Rosario Siragusano (Renault Clio Super 1600)


Geko Ypres Rally: 22 points


4th Bernie Ozeel/Filip Ozeel (Clio Renaultsport R3)
5th Robert Consani/Nicolas Klinger (Megane Renaultsport N4)


San Marino Rally: 43 points


1st Paolo Diana/Andrea Mini (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd Oscar Vettore/Marco Marchetti (Clio Renaultsport R3)


Sibiu Rally Romania: 43 points


1st Robert Consani/Cédric Beynet (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd Filip Alexandru/Bogdan Iancu (Clio Renaultsport R3)


Barum Czech Rally Zlin: 43 points


1st Josef Petak/Alena Benesova (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd Menyhert Krozser/Gyorgy Papp (Clio Renaultsport R3)


Prime Yalta Rally: 25 points


1st Robert Consani/Nicolas Klinger (Megane Renaultsport N4)


Rally Sliven: 37 points


1st Todor Slavov/Dobormir Filipov (Clio Renaultsport R3)
4th Robert Consani/Nicolas Klinger (Megane Renaultsport N4)


Sanremo Rally: 43 points


1st Roberto Vescovi/Giancarla Guzzi (Clio Renaultsport R3)
2nd Federico Gasperetti/Federico Ferrari (Megane Renaultsport N4)


Renault Sport - also photo

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07.11.2012 / MaP

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