Category Archive: Rally

Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

WRC: Rallye Monte-Carlo, Neuville pulls clear from Ogier

Kris Meeke was Neuville’s closest pursuer until he skidded on ice and hit a bank

Teaser ImageThierry Neuville capitalised on a mistake from four-time world champion Sébastien Ogier to build a strong lead during Friday’s second leg of Rallye Monte-Carlo.
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Jan 20

What happened when Mark met Sebastien on Rallye Monte-Carlo? (+video)

So what did Mark Webber and Sebastien Ogier talk about when they met before the start of Rallye Monte-Carlo?

What happened when Mark met Sebastien on Rallye Monte-Carlo One conquered the twisty streets of Monaco – twice – in a Formula 1 car putting out more than 750 horsepower: an exercise likened by one world champion to “riding a bicycle round your bathroom.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

WRC: Neuville takes early Monte lead

The Belgian’s i20 Coupe WRC performed well on the opening pair of asphalt stages

Thierry Neuville led Rallye Monte-Carlo after Thursday night’s competitive action; the Hyundai driver earning himself a slender 8.5sec gap over Sébastien Ogier’s Ford Fiesta WRC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Sparco® with Citroen and M-Sport in WRC

First act for World Rally Championship in Montecarlo, SPARCO® unveils its partnership with Citroen Total Abu Dhabi and M-Sport     

Citroen C3 WRC Plus 2017 - Citroen Total Abu Dhabi Only few hours before the start of the World Rally Championship in Montecarlo. Also in 2017 SPARCO® will be in the WRC and will point at the top along with the drivers of the Citroen Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team and the M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

ERC graduates flock to Rallye Monte-Carlo

A number of other Rallye Monte-Carlo participants have ERC event experience

ERC graduates flock to Rallye Monte-CarloA number of drivers with FIA European Rally Championship experience will be in action when Rallye Monte-Carlo gets underway this evening. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

EKS to receive Audi Sport factory backing in World RX 

The news about Audi follows hot on the heels of Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson’s announcement last week

2016-08-06_0230 Audi AG announced earlier today that the German manufacturer will support Mattias Ekstrom’s EKS squad in the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.
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Jan 18

New WRC era is ready for blast-off in Monte-Carlo

Dynamic new-look World Rally Cars will echo through the mountains of the French Alps

WRC 2017 The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as this week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

WRC: Ogier ‘pragmatic’ about M-Sport Monte debut

“It’s a new season in every sense of the word – a new era, a new car and a new team” – Ogier

Defending world champion Sébastien Ogier said a lack of seat time in his new Ford Fiesta would call for ‘a pragmatic approach’ as he hunts a fourth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo victory this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

WRC promoter confirms partnership with OneBet

OneBet announced as WRC’s Official Sports Betting Partner

 WRC logoWRC Promoter has signed a multi-year contract with OneBet to become the first Official Sports Betting Partner of the FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Rallycross stars wowed crowds at Autosport show

Andreas Bakkerud travelled from making his rally debut in Norway to drive a Ford Focus Supercar at the sho

2017-01-12-0201 Rallycross starred at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham last weekend, where announcements were made about 2017 and drivers and cars from the last five decades stole the show in the Live Action Arena.

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Jan 16

Dakar: Peterhansel on top of the world

Stéphane Peterhansel emerged victorious from his eleventh-hour duel with Sébastien Loeb, while Cyril Despres completed the Peugeot 1-2-3

97 motorcycles, 22 quads, 63 cars (including 5 SSVs) and 38 trucks —220 of the 318 vehicles that left Asunción, Paraguay, on 2 January— reached the final podium set up in front of the Argentinian Automobile Club building in Buenos Aires.

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Jan 15

Sparco® alongside the winners of Dakar 2017

The 1-2-3 from Peugeot and the double from Team Kamaz with the bronze for Petronas Iveco De Rooy means SPARCO® monopoly on Dakar 2017 podium     

Kamaz Master Team Volpiano (TO) – A resounding success for SPARCO® at the Dakar 2017. Both the podium of cars, monopolized by the Team Peugeot Total with “mr Dakar” Stephane Peterhansel, Sebastien Loeb and Cyril Despres, and truck with Nikolaev and Sotnikov with Kamaz official team over the third position with the Iveco Powerstar driven by Gerard De Rooy, signify a double victory for the Volpiano’s brand, alongside the drivers and the team climbed the podium in Buenos Aires. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

WRC is back! The new era

Dynamic new-look World Rally Cars will echo through the mountains of the French Alps

The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Dakar: Daily info

Barreda and Loeb are unlucky winners

Once again on top form, Joan Barreda picked up his 4th stage victory but will not be able to prevent Sam Sunderland from winning his first title on the Dakar tomorrow. The title will also be out of reach for Sébastien Loeb who also won his fourth special, but who was unable to shake the supremacy that Stéphane Peterhansel exercises over the rally. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

New cars, new teams, new rules: new WRC era is ready for blast-off in Monte-Carlo!

Eagerly-awaited 2017 WRC season kicks off in Monte-Carlo

WRC 2017 The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

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