Category Archive: Rally

Mar 06

Tänak relives lake plunge (+videos)

Ott Tänak has spoken of the chilling seconds when his car plunged into a lake and sank at Rally Guanajuato Mexico on Friday morning.

The Estonian and co-driver Raigo Mõlder escaped unhurt but shocked after wriggling out of their Ford Fiesta RS seconds before it disappeared beneath the surface. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Ogier wins Mexico shakedown

“I’m happy with the feeling in the car, and everything worked well, but it doesn’t mean that it looks good for the rally” – Ogier

Sébastien Ogier set the pace in shakedown at Rally Guanajuato Mexico on Thursday morning as drivers showed their skills on gravel for the first time for almost four months. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

GAC announced as official logistics partner for World RX

GAC’s global air-freight capability delivers cargo around the world
Rallycross FIA logo The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has agreed to a multi-year partnership with worldwide shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Story Slow starters could clean up in Mexico

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Mar 04

Spectacular Rallye Açores 50th anniversary Erc video

The event’s signature Sete Cedades stage, which runs along the rim of a volcanic crater, is one of the highlights of the video

Meireles 264To celebrate this year’s 50th edition of SATA Rallye Açores (4-6 June), the organisers of the fourth round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship have produced a great video. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Craig Breen excited by home Erc challenge

Last year’s route was perfect, and I’m pleased to see that this year’s route is very similar.

531 BREENAs his local round of the FIA European Rally Championship approaches, we fired three Circuit of Ireland questions to Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Mexico countdown: rally route

Long, hot and dusty special stages

That’s the formula that has worked well for Rally Guanajuato Mexico since it entered the FIA World Rally Championship in 2004 and organisers have seen no reason to make changes this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Erc Tarmac treat for world’s fastest glamour model

“I am working on my visa for Ireland and hope to be there”

Tushkanova 260215Inessa Tushkanova hopes to have a new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in time for round three of the FIA European Rally Championship, the Circuit of Ireland Rally (2-4 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Drivers face marathon day in Sardinia

One of the longest days of WRC competition in recent years awaits competitors in a revamped Rally Italia Sardegna (11 – 14 June) route.

Saturday’s second leg contains more than 202km of special stages and will last almost 17 hours – the longest competitive distance since 2012 when Rally New Zealand and Rally Argentina featured opening days in excess of 200km. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Tanner Foust confirms minimum four-round World RX campaign

Tanner Foust announces busy 2015 competition schedule

2014-08-08-1213 American Top Gear presenter Tanner Foust has confirmed he will compete in at least four rounds of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the wheel of a Marklund Motorsport run Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

World RX signs Rebellion Timepieces as official championship timing partner

Rebellion Timepieces will be visible in the 2015 World RX paddock
World RX - Rebellion Timepieces The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has today announced a multi-year partnership with Swiss-based company, Rebellion Timepieces. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Pierre Ragues secures excellent podium and Class Win in First Rally of 2015

This podium and class win is a fantastic result for me, personally.

Pierre Ragues has claimed a fantastic podium and victory in the R5 class in this weekend’s Rallye de la Côte Fleurie, finishing in second place overall in his first rally of the year in the Citroën DS3 R5. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

World RX signs multi-year deal with DTM for Hockenheim race

The Hockenheimring was originally built in 1932 and is home to the biannual German Formula One race

Rallycross FIA logo The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has agreed terms with the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) to hold a 13th World Championship round alongside the DTM season-opener at the Hockenheimring in Germany (1-3 May, 2015).  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Albatec confirms two-car entry for British Rallycross Championship

Andy Scott will spearhead the team’s bid in all eight rounds of the championship

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing will field two 600bhp Peugeot 208 Supercars in the 2015 MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with The Shannon Group.

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Feb 16

Ogier wins after thrilling Sweden finale

In the most exciting WRC finale for years

WRC - Sébastien Ogier Sébastien Ogier claimed a thrilling last-gasp victory at Rally Sweden on Sunday after team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen spun away a maiden WRC victory almost within sight of the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

WRC: Ogier wins Sweden thriller

Breaking news

Sébastien Ogier snatched a dramatic last-gasp victory at Rally Sweden after a titanic three-car tussle through Sunday’s final speed test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

WRC: Mikkelsen leads after drama in Sweden

Mikkelsen battled handling issues on snow and ice-covered forest roads in Sweden and Norway

Andreas Mikkelsen led Rally Sweden after Friday’s dramatic opening leg in which team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala both went off the road while leading. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Hideg report about Rally Liepaja

Without horsepower

Hideg Rally Team - Liepaja Rally - Krisztián Hideg - István Kerék His goal has been achieved, but Krisztián Hideg is not soo satisfied with his performance at the Liepāja Rally 2015. The Hungarian driver and his co-driver, István Kerék finished the international compatition at the 6th position in the category of ERC2. However, they would have had the chance to be more successfull. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Latest figures reveal huge growth in World RX

Broadcast hours reveal a 444% increase with TV stations broadcasting 3,982 hours of World RX coverage throughout the season.

World RX Total television audience numbers for last year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy show an increase of more than 550% in dedicated coverage (live, as-live or highlights) compared to 2013.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Yokohama sweeps top honours at Rallye Perce-Neige

Antoine L’Estage secures 7th straight win

2015-02-07-2009The first round of the 2015 Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) was held last weekend with the Rallye Perce-Neige and ended in a complete sweep for crews driving rally cars shod with Yokohama tires.

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