Category Archive: Rally

Mar 22

Azores will rock with 28 R5 cars on ERC entry list

Huge number of top-of-the-range machines for spectacular season opener

Azores will rock with 28 R5 cars on ERC entry listExciting new ERC Junior era begins with 19 drivers in action across two categories. *Fifty-six car entry features 14 different nationalities and several champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Defending champion Raymond commits to inaugural campaign of RX2

Reigning title-holder signs up for FIA World Rallycross feeder series

Defending champion Raymond commits to inaugural campaign of RX2Reigning champion Cyril Raymond has confirmed that he will return to defend his hard-fought crown in 2017, as the rebranded RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires speeds into a bold new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Toyota’s force of nature

The Japanese manufacturer returned to the WRC this season with its Yaris World Rally Car

Toyota has marked its comeback to the FIA World Rally Championship with a spectacular new video containing exciting action from its 2017 campaign mixed with historic footage. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Solberg and Kristoffersson reveal 2017 livery

The cars that Solberg and Kristoffersson will race are currently being built at Volkswagen Motorsport’s base

World RX - Solberg and Kristoffersson reveal 2017 liveryThe PSRX Volkswagen World RX Sweden team launched the livery of its 2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI Supercar in Stockholm today with drivers Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERC

RFEDA to reward inaugural Spanish Junior R2 champion with ERC Junior U27 campaign

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERCThe winner of the recently announced Spanish junior championship, Beca Junior R2, will be handed a prize drive in next season’s FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship as part of a major initiative from the country’s motorsport federation, RFEDA, and a new alliance with ERC promoter Eurosport Events. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

All-new Lagoa stage goes live for ERC opener

The 2017 FIA European Rally Championship will kick off with a live television spectacular on 30 March

All-new Lagoa stage goes live for ERC openerFollowing recent confirmation of a live streaming package to include coverage of the City Show and Grupo Marques superspecial as they happen, Azores Airlines Rallye organisers have confirmed the event-opening Lagoa Stage will be broadcast live on the event’s YouTube channel. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

WRC: Latvala looks forward

“It was a miracle we got back to service”

Jari-Matti Latvala’s troubled weekend at Rally Guanajuato Mexico highlighted the areas in which his Toyota Gazoo Racing team must focus, according to the Finn. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

ERC season preview part one: the rallies

Season starts with Azores Airlines Rallye, 30 March-1 April 2017

ERC season preview part one: the ralliesWith the start of the FIA European Rally Championship season two weeks away, here’s a reminder of the eight events in store in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

World RX launches new track at Killarney as Cape Town RX tickets go on sale 

“It’s very important for us to come to South Africa” – Paul Bellamy

World RX launches new track at Killarney as Cape Town RX tickets go on sale The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy launched the new rallycross track at Killarney International Circuit today (16 March 2017), as tickets for the season-closing World RX of South Africa went on sale to the general public for the first time.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Mitchell deJong dances his way to Rally X on Ice title

Incredibly, deJong had never driven on ice prior to the three-round winter series

Mitchell deJong dances his way to Rally X on Ice titleOlsbergs MSE X Forces star Mitchell deJong proved his prowess in precarious conditions by slipping and sliding his way to the 2017 Rally X on Ice title in Sweden last weekend, as team-mate Oliver Eriksson concluded the campaign sixth in the standings.
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Mar 14

Lukyanuk returns to fight for ERC glory

European title the focus for Russian Rocket

ERC Alexey LukyanukAlexey Lukyanuk has vowed to “fight” to become the first Russian to win the FIA European Rally Championship after deciding to focus on the ERC instead of a WRC2 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Castrol Ford Team Turkey set for major ERC bid

Big opportunity for Turkish talents Bostanci and Buraz

Castrol Ford Team Turkey set for major ERC bidThe FIA European Rally Championship has attracted its latest high-profile entrant with confirmation of Castrol Ford Team Turkey’s major campaign for 2017, announced via a live stream from its base in Istanbul this evening. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

WRC: A rally turned 007 mission

How the WRC ended up racing in Mexico City’s Zocalo, the plaza made famous in ‘Spectre’

World Rally Championship A rally turned 007 missionIt’s January and the telephone’s ringing in the Rally Mexico office. Two months before the third round of the World Rally Championship starts and the telephone is rarely quiet. But if things are busy now, they’re just about to get a whole lot busier. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Moffett announces ERC Junior U28 prize push

Irish talent targets new category’s World Rally Car drive incentive

Moffett announces ERC Junior U28 prize pushJosh Moffett has chosen the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship to help him achieve his aim of competing in the World Rally Championship in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

What’s new for World RX in 2017?

There are a number of changes and additions to World RX for 2017, as explained below. 

DriverThe fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will get underway at the end of March, at Barcelona in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

WRC: Meeke escapes to Mexico victory

Heroes and worms. My Rally Mexico experience with Red Bull TV, by Tavo Vildosola

WRC Kris Meeke escapes to Mexico victoryKris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

WRC: Meeke took a commanding 30.9sec lead over Sébastien Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico to move closer to overall victory

Kris Meeke closes on Mexico win

WRC Kris Meeke closes on Mexico winThe Briton won just one of the nine speed tests, most on dirt roads in the mountains near León, but it was a decisive victory. While Meeke carried out a planned attack to perfection, Ogier spun and a deficit of just over 20sec became almost twice that. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

WRC: Kris Meeke sets early pace in Mexico

Kris Meeke leads the Rally Guanajuato Mexico after a dramatic opening leg on Friday

WRC Kris Meeke sets early pace in MexicoThere was huge anticipation as the new-era World Rally Cars sampled gravel for the first time in the mountains near León, and Meeke put a troubled start to the season behind him to cope best in his Citroën C3 and lead Sébastien Ogier by 20.9sec. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico: complete with mountains, rocks, and dust

The heat is on at Rally Mexico! 

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico complete with mountains, rocks, and dustFollowing a spectacular start in Mexico City – the metropolis with the biggest urban population in the world – Rally Mexico now takes on a completely different look, featuring endless deserts, football-sized rocks and wild countryside. It’s renowned for being one of the toughest events on the calendar, with rough roads, intense heat and dust making the first gravel round of the World Rally Championship a real endurance test.
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Mar 11

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverage

Live coverage of the event from 29 March-1 April will be available through the Azores Airlines Rallye’s YouTube channel

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverageThe Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening event of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season, is set for an online streaming bonanza. Read the rest of this entry »

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