Category Archive: Rally

Sep 01

Albatec Racing secures First and Third at Lydden Hill

Lydden Hill, the spiritual home of rallycross in the UK

Albatec Racing logoAlbatec Racing secured a double podium at Lydden Hill’s round seven of the MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with the Shannon Group on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August) to keep its championship hopes very much alive.
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Aug 30

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín Day Report: Kopecký gives ŠKODA dream ERC victory on home soil

“The whole weekend has been great” – Kopecký

Jan Kopecký Barum Czech Rally Zlín Jan Kopecký has won round seven of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, for the fourth time, after a masterful performance in his ŠKODA Motorsport Fabia R5. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín Day Report: Kopecký leads on ŠKODA’s home round of the ERC

“It’s been a great day for us” – Kopecký

Jan Kopecký leads round seven of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, after a fast, furious and very hot opening leg in his ŠKODA Motorsport Fabia R5. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Big crash for Consani on Barum Czech Rally Zlin

Frenchman Robert Consani has crashed out of the Barum Czech Rally Zlin on the first proper stage.

Big crash for Consani on Barum Czech Rally ZlinThe Citroen DS 3 R5 driver changed co-drivers for the event, but his new navigator Jérôme Cornebise fell ill just before the recce. He therefore had Frenchman Benoit Manzo alongside him, despite the fact they only met four days ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Kopecký fastest on Barum Rally qualifying stage

Jan Kopecký set the fastest time in Qualifying for the Barum Czech Rally Zlín

Kopecký fastest on Barum Rally Qualifying StageCo-driven by Pavel Dresler, the ŠKODA Motorsport Fabia R5 driver stopped the clocks with a 2m51.7s over the 4.71 kilometre Pohořelice stage – and will be the first to select his starting position during the road selection process later today. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

F1 stars Button and Coulthard test World RX Supercars at Lydden Hill

“Today has been a mega experience and completely different to what I am used to” – Button

World RX - F1 stars Button and Coulthard test World RX Supercars at Lydden HillBritish Formula One stars Jenson Button and David Coulthard today visited Lydden Hill – home to the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – as both drivers tested a pair of Supercars as part of a BBC F1 feature which will be aired later this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Double victory for Team Peugeot-Hansen as Timmy triumphs  

Hansen’s emphatic win is the fourth podium in a row for the Swedish-based squad

Double victory for Team Peugeot-Hansen as Timmy triumphs   It was a dream weekend for Team Peugeot-Hansen as team-mates Timmy Hansen and Davy Jeanney secured a one-two at the NAF World RX of Norway, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Double semi-final slot marks Albatec high in Hell

Round three of the FIA European Rallycross Championship at Lånkabanan, near Hell

Double semi-final slot marks Albatec high in Hell Albatec Racing took both its Peugeot 208 RX Supercars to the finals for the first time this weekend, with Jérôme Grosset-Janin and James Grint taking up position in the two races at the NAF World RX of Norway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Ogier wins in Germany

Jari-Matti Latvala 2nd and Andreas Mikkelsen 3rd

Sébastien Ogier won ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Sunday afternoon to move within touching distance of a third consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Hansen leads World RX crews after day one in Norway

“The car is really flying at the moment” – Hansen

World RX - Timmy Hansen leads World RX crews after day one in Norway Sweden’s Timmy Hansen is leading this weekend’s NAF World RX of Norway, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after an impressive drive at the wheel of his Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar.

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Aug 22

WRC: Ogier pulls clear on tank roads

He topped the times over both runs of the sprint Arena Panzerplatte

ADAC Rallye Deutschland leader Sébastien Ogier tamed the feared Panzerplatte military roads to win all three Saturday morning stages on the Baumholder ranges and give himself breathing space at the top of the leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín preview

The ERC moves is moving to critical stage of the season

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A massive 143-car entry will line up for round seven of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, from 28-30 August with drivers from 26 countries in action on the challenging Tarmac event. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Ogier sets early pace in Germany

The Frenchman was 1.4sec quicker than Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala in Sauertal

Sébastien Ogier won Friday morning’s opening two speed tests at ADAC Rallye Deutschland to take an early lead in this ninth round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Albatec Racing ready for The Road To Hell

Round three takes place at the Lånkebanan, close to the town of Hell

Albatec Racing logoAlbatec Racing embarks on three back-to-back rallycross events starting with its bid for FIA European Rallycross Championship honours in the NAF World RX of Norway this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Ogier hopes to break Volkswagen duck

ADAC Rallye Deutschland

ADAC Rallye Deutschland - Sebastien OgierAn elusive victory on home soil will be the target for Volkswagen’s flying trio of drivers at the Rally of Germany in Trier this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Hell RX attracts record number of Supercar entries

The Norwegian round of World RX takes place at Lankebanan, close to the town of Hell

2015-08-08-1789The upcoming NAF World RX of Norway, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has attracted a record entry of 47 Supercars – the highest number of Supercar entries since World RX began.

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Aug 18

Le Mans winner and F1 star Nico Hülkenberg to race at ROC 2015 in London

The German will now make his ROC debut and partner four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel for Team Germany

Race Of Champions logo2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Piquet Jr clinches first Global Rallycross victory in Washington

It was also the first GRC victory for his team, SH Racing

Nelson Piquet Jr dominated proceedings in the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship in Washington DC this weekend, taking two heat wins and a semi-final win on his way to overall victory, the Brazilian’s first finals triumph of his GRC career Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

GAC deliver World RX Supercars from Montreal to Hell

Norwegian World RX drivers Petter Solberg and Andreas Bakkerud both attended the landmark occasion

World RX - GAC deliver World RX Supercars from Montreal to HellTrondheim airport Værnes was a hive of activity today as 19 World RX Supercars touched down in Norway for the upcoming RX race at Hell after being airfreighted on a chartered Boeing 747-400 from Montreal, Canada.

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Aug 13

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than ever

The thorny issue of team orders rears its head at the Indy GP, with many realising the pivotal role Pedrosa could play in the title race…

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than everWith nineteen years of experience reporting on MotoGP™ for Motorcycle News, MotoGP Commentator Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2015 season he joins the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

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