Tag Archive: Intercontinental Rally Challenge

Nov 05

Exciting new-look FIA European Rally Championship calendar for 2013 delivered by Eurosport Events

2013 FIA European Rally Championship 

EUROSPORT EVENTSFlagworld - FIASince the last FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting on 28 September when it was confirmed as the promoter of the FIA European Rally Championship under a 10-year agreement, Eurosport Events has met organisers of rallies on the existing ERC and Intercontinental Rally Challenge schedules to submit to the FIA Rally Commission on 31 October its first new-look ERC 2013 draft calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

IRC: Cyprus Rally Day one report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 13 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeNasser day oneNasser Al-Attiyah leads the Cyprus Rally following a day of high drama on the sun-baked final round of the all-action 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

PREVIEW: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 13 of 13

Cyprus Rally preview: Titles up for grabs on IRC finale

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeMikkelsen CyprusThe all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge season six reaches its climax in Cyprus from 2-4 November with a star-studded line-up of crews tackling the Mediterranean island’s demanding mixed-surface stages.

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Oct 13

IRC Rallye Sanremo day two report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 12 of 13 

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeSanremo post-eventGiandomenico Basso has followed in the wheel tracks of rallying legend Colin McRae by winning Rallye Sanremo for a second time. The result, his sixth victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, followed a dominant performance on the asphalt event at the wheel of an M-Sport Ford Fiesta RRC.

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Oct 12

IRC Rallye Sanremo day one report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 12 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally Challengebasso ita 031A storming drive through the gruelling 44-kilometre Ronde night stage has put Giandomenico Basso 25.6s clear in the battle for victory on the legendary Rallye Sanremo, the penultimate round of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

IRC Rallye Sanremo preview

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 12 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeHanninen Cze 33The Intercontinental Rally Challenge heads to Rallye Sanremo and the Italian Riviera next week for the final all-asphalt event of the 2012 season. And with the outcome of the coveted IRC drivers’ crown still far from settled, a thrilling battle is expected when the action gets underway on Friday 12 October.

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Oct 04

All-action IRC season six to conclude on Cyprus Rally

The race for Intercontinental Rally Challenge glory will reach its climax on the Cyprus Rally from 2-4 November.

Mikkelsen CyprusIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeWith a history dating back to 1970, the mixed-surface event lists a host of illustrious former winners including Stig Blomqvist, Sébastien Loeb, Colin McRae, Ari Vatanen and Björn Wåldegard. Since its inclusion on the IRC calendar for the first time in 2010, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Andreas Mikkelsen have both enjoyed success. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Iliev makes it seven IRCC winners in 2012 with Sliven victory

 ŠKODA pilot secures sixth triumph in Sliven despite late charge by Peugeot ace Gyoshev

Dimitar Iliev IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeDimitar Iliev, in a ŠKODA Fabia Super 2000, has made it seven different winners in this season’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge with victory on the Mabanol Sliven Rally in Bulgaria today, his sixth on the high-speed asphalt event. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Iliev edges exciting fight for Sliven IRC glory

At Mabanol Sliven Rally:  2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeDimitar Iliev Dimitar Iliev can make it seven different winners in this year’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge providing he can maintain his advantage out front when the Mabanol Sliven Rally concludes in Bulgaria tomorrow (Sunday). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 13 preview

Mabanol Sliven Rally, 28-30 September

Sliven 2IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeThe Intercontinental Rally Challenge completes its four-event tour of Eastern Europe with its first visit to Bulgaria for the Mabanol Sliven Rally from 28-30 September.

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Sep 16

IRC Prime Yalta Rally day three report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeStart UCR 38Yağiz Avci has entered the record books as the first Turkish driver to win a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge since the all-action series begun six years ago following his success on the Prime Yalta Rally in Ukraine today.

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Sep 15

IRC Prime Yalta Rally day two report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeProtasov UCR 01Ukraine hero Yuriy Protasov is on track for securing victory on home soil following his sterling performance during the first full day of competition on the Prime Yalta Rally, round 10 of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge.

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Sep 14

IRC Prime Yalta Rally day one report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengePajunen UCR 10Mikko Pajunen has got his bid for a maiden Intercontinental Rally Challenge victory off to a flying start on the Prime Yalta Rally, round 10 of the all-action series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Rally Sliven to form part of exciting climax to IRC season six

IRC will make its first visit to Bulgaria from 28-30 September

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeRally SlivenThis year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge is set for a thrilling climax with four events of the all-action series remaining including Rally Sliven, an exciting addition to the IRC schedule for 2012.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

IRC Prime Yalta Rally preview

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeYalta podiumLess than two weeks after Czech Republic hosted round nine of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the series remains in Eastern Europe for the Prime Yalta Rally in Ukraine’s picturesque Crimea region from 14-16 September. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

IRC Barum Czech Rally Zlin day two report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round nine of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeJuho Hänninen has claimed his maiden victory on Barum Czech Rally Zlín. The former Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion was leading comfortably after 14 stages when organisers stopped the event ahead of the final test following an accident on stage 13.

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Sep 01

IRC Barum Czech Rally Zlin day one report

 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round nine of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeAigner Cze 12Juho Hänninen heads the battle of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge greats on Barum Czech Rally Zlín following a day of high drama on the demanding all-asphalt stages in south-east Czech Republic, four of which were broadcast live on Eurosport and free-to-air Czech TV.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round nine of 13 preview

Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 31 August-2 September

Barum RallyIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeThe thrilling race for the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge title will step up a gear in Czech Republic next week when three of the all-action series’ best drivers go head-to-head for glory in front of live television cameras on the testing high-speed stages around the industrial city of Zlín.

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Jul 21

Sibiu Rally day 2 report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 13, July 19-21

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeAmbiance Rom 84Andreas Mikkelsen and co-driver Ola Fløene have claimed ŠKODA’s 25th victory in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge with a dominant performance on the Sibiu Rally, which finished in Romania’s picturesque Transylvania region this evening.

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Jul 20

Sibiu Rally day 1 report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round eight of 13, July 19-21

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeHunt Rom 02Andreas Mikkelsen will take a commanding lead into the final day of the Sibiu Rally, the first Intercontinental Rally Challenge counter to take place in Romania, following a drama-filled day on the demanding, albeit picturesque gravel stages in Transylvania.

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