Category Archive: Rally

May 27

New-look Portugal gets thumbs-up

New route and spectator zones worked well

Organisers of the new-look Vodafone Rally de Portugal say they are happy with the way the event ran last weekend and the way spectator numbers were managed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Solberg wins at Lydden Hill and extends World RX Championship lead

Mattias Ekstrom finished second, Johan Kristoffersson rounded off the top three.

World RX - Lydden Hill Petter Solberg has won the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, and extends his lead in the overall Drivers’ Standings over Johan Kristoffersson to 29 points.

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May 24

Latvala ends barren run with Portugal win

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Vodafone Rally de Portugal - Jari-Matti Latvala Jari-Matti Latvala ended a bleak sequence of results by holding off team-mate Sébastien Ogier to win Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Latvala repels Ogier to retain Portugal lead

Despite enduring the worst road conditions of the frontrunners

Jari-Matti Latvala clung onto the lead of Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Saturday as a determined charge from team-mate Sébastien Ogier set up a thrilling final day. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Solberg leads at Lydden Hill after double heat win 

Volkswagen Team Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson and EKS owner Mattias Ekstrom are second and third respectively.

World RX - Lydden Hill - Petter Solberg Petter Solberg is leading the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after winning the first two heats at Lydden Hill in Kent today. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

World RX announces Teng Tools as Official Tools Partner

The partnership expands on Teng Tools’ long-term relationship with reigning World Champion, Petter Solberg

World RX The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has today announced Swedish-based company Teng Tools as the Championship’s Official Tools Supplier for the remainder of the 2015 season.

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May 23

Meeke closes on Portugal lead

The Northern Irishman won the test by 2.4sec from Sébastien Ogier

A second consecutive victory in Saturday morning’s final stage moved Kris Meeke to within striking distance of leader Jari-Matti Latvala at Vodafone Rally de Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen Polo R

Jari-Matti Latvala put a smile back on his face after a dismal run of three consecutive pointless rounds by leading Vodafone Rally de Portugal after Friday’s opening leg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

Recce Notes   

The pre-event recce was the first chance for competitors to see the stages they will tackle this week. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Erc registrations break the 80 mark

The top Portuguese drivers have entered the championship ahead of SATA Rallye Açores

Erc registrations break the 80 markWith two weeks to go before the fourth round of the FIA European Rally Championship, series promoter Eurosport Events has now received a total of 82 registrations. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Onslow-Cole wins RX Talent Search and Lites drive in Turkey

A total of 12 drivers competed in a one-day evaluation test

world RX - RX Talent Search Former British Touring Car driver Tom Onslow-Cole has won the inaugural RX Talent Search which was held in association with the Motor Sports Association (MSA) and FirstCorner, the company behind RX Lites.

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May 21

Andreas Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat The Norwegian headed team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala in a VW 1-2-3. While his colleagues have driven the car since January’s opening round of the season in Monte-Carlo, this is Mikkelsen’s first rally in it. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

World RX returns to spiritual home with bumper British line-up

A total of 59 cars will compete at the Lydden Hill race circuit in Kent

Rallycross FIA logo Round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy takes place over the Spring Bank Holiday in Great Britain this weekend (23-24 May) as the Championship prepares for its fourth event in five weeks.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Metallica and Nicki Minaj to perform at X Games Austin 2015

Full music schedule released for X Games taking place at COTA, June 4-7

X games logo Legendary rockers Metallica will join Nicki Minaj as the headline performance act on the new Super Stage at X Games Austin 2015, taking place June 4-7 at Circuit of The Americas. Metallica’s show will mark their 10th performance in Austin, Texas, and their first in the city in six years. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

All British line-up for Albatec at home World RX event

Round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

Albatec Racing logoFresh from its maiden European rallycross victory, Albatec Racing heads to Lydden Hill this weekend for the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain.

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May 17

Heikkinen wins Belgium RX for second year in a row

Albatec wins in Belgium to lead British and Euro RX Championships

World RX - Heikkinen wins Belgium RX for second year in a rowMarklund Motorsport’s Topi Heikkinen has won this weekend’s Ladbrokes World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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May 17

Portugal Countdown: Rally Route

It’s 14 years since Northern Portugal echoed to the sound of the WRC

After a decade in the south coast Algarve region, Vodafone Rally de Portugal (21 – 24 May) returns to its traditional home amid classic special stages at the top of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Albatec Peugeot 208 RX shows strong pace on 2015 European Trail

“I’m very happy with both our drivers this weekend” -Andy Scott

Albatec Racing logoAlbatec Racing lies inside the crucial top 12 qualifiers for the third round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at the Circuit Jules Tacheny, Mettet tomorrow.

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May 16

Solberg and Ekstrom tied on points in Belgium

EKS team owner and two-time DTM Champion Ekstrom took the heat one victory

World RX - Belgium - Petter SolbergPetter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom are tied on equal points following the first two heats at Ladbrokes World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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May 13

Bumper Supercar entry for World RX and Euro RX in Belgium

All 38 Supercars competing in Belgium will race together through the heat stages

Bumper Supercar entry for World RX and Euro RX in Belgium Round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will take place at Mettet in Belgium this weekend and will include a total of 83 cars (38 Supercars, 25 Super1600 entries and 20 TouringCars).

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