Category Archive: Rally

May 02

Albatec takes 6th and 3rd fastest lap in French RX opener

“I’m very satisfied with the results in Essay” – Andy Scott

Albatec forced to withdraw from Pembrey BRX Albatec Racing overcame difficult track conditions on the opening day of round one of the French Rallycross Championship at Essay this weekend, to take sixth place and the third fastest lap in Sunday’s Final.

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May 01

Albatec forced to withdraw from Pembrey BRX

The team will return to British RX race action in round five

Albatec forced to withdraw from Pembrey BRX Albatec Racing has been forced to withdraw from rounds three and four of the 2016 MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with Odyssey Battery at Pembrey this weekend.

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Apr 30

Event preview: Legendary Acropolis Rally poses another classic test for ERC stars

One of rallying’s most formidable tests lies in wait for FIA European Rally Championship crews on next week’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally (6-8 May)

Event preview: Legendary Acropolis Rally poses another classic test for ERC starsFollowing the asphalt of Gran Canaria and Northern Ireland, another long-running event plays host to the first gravel round of the 2016 season. As the rally returns to the Central Greece region and the city of Lamia for the first time since 2005, last year’s winner and defending ERC champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz will be joined by the championship’s other leading regulars on an entirely different route. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis route

The 33-kilometre test contains a wide variety of driving conditions

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis routeFIA European Rally Championship Sporting Manager Jean-Pierre Nicolas has given his seal of approval to the stunning SEAJETS Acropolis Rally stages, following a full recce of the route. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Albatec heads to Essay for France RX season-opener

A strong quality line-up includes 18 Supercar drivers

Albatec heads to Essay for France RX season-opener Albatec Racing heads to Essay this weekend (April 30/May 1) for the opening round of the French Rallycross Championship, with Philippe Maloigne taking the wheel of the team’s #21 Peugeot 208 RX Supercar for the first time in competition.

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Apr 28

ERC’s leading drivers make up strong Acropolis entry list

The FIA European Rally Championship’s leading drivers feature on another strong entry list for round three, the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally

ERC’s leading drivers make up strong Acropolis entry listThirty-six cars are entered into the ERC section of the event, 22 of which have drivers that have registered for the ERC this season. With more than 40 cars expected in the national event, the total number will be over 80. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Pembrey beckons for Albatec in British RX double-header

“We’re looking forward to returning to Pembrey” – Andy Scott

Pembrey beckons for Albatec in British RX double-header Albatec Racing continues its MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with Odyssey Battery campaign in rounds three and four at Pembrey this May Day Bank Holiday weekend.

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Apr 26

Francois Duval joins Belgian RX line-up for Mettet

“I hope I can make it to the semi-final or maybe even the final this time round”

World RX - Francois Duval joins Belgian RX line-up for Mettet Belgian rally driver Francois Duval will contest the upcoming World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which takes place at Mettet next month (13-15 May).

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Apr 25

Britain’s Guy Wilks to compete at Lydden Hill with Olsbergs MSE

Wilks – a two-time British Rally Champion and ex-WRC driver – will pilot an Olsbergs MSE prepared Fiesta ST RX Supercar

World RX - Britain's Guy Wilks to compete at Lydden Hill with Olsbergs MSE British driver Guy Wilks has confirmed he will drive at next month’s World RX of Great Britain (27-29 May), round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

WRC: Hayden Paddon triumphs in Argentine thriller

He became the first New Zealand driver to win a WRC round

WRC Hayden Paddon triumphs in Argentine thriller Hayden Paddon scored his first WRC victory at YPF Rally Argentina on Sunday afternoon after fighting off world champion Sébastien Ogier in a thrilling finale to a scintillating last day duel. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

WRC: Hayden Paddon leads Argentina as Latvala crashes

“There’s still a long way to go with very tough stages” – Paddon

WRC Hayden Paddon leads Argentina as Latvala crashes Hayden Paddon is on course for his maiden WRC victory after Jari-Matti Latvala rolled out of the lead of YPF Rally Argentina on Saturday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Latvala out front after opening leg in Argentina

“It’s been a very good day with no really big mistakes” – Latvala

Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN) performs during the FIA World Rally Championship Argentina 2016 in Cordoba, Argentina on April 21, 2016 Jari-Matti Latvala made a determined start in his quest for back-to-back FIA World Rally Championship wins by leading YPF Rally Argentina after Friday’s first full day of action. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

WRC: Sordo and Ogier tie in Argentina opener

Dani Sordo and Sébastien Ogier shared fastest time through Thursday night’s opening street stage at YPF Rally Argentina

The pair could not be split through the 1.50km asphalt test in Cordoba, watched by huge crowds, while Ott Tänak was just a tenth of a second further back in third. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Norwegian driver Frank Tore Larsen won a gravel event in his homeland last weekend as his debut in the FIA European Rally Championship approaches

Larsen wins on Norwegian gravel in preparation for ERC

Larsen wins on Norwegian gravel in preparation for ERCLarsen and co-driver Torstein Eriksen won the three-stage Hurumsprinten rally – the first event in the Norwegian summer season – by just 0.8 seconds over fellow Ford Fiesta R5 driver Anders Grøndal. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

WRC: Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 – 24 April)

Ogier targets grand slam

Ogier targets WRC grand slamThe rough road south American rally is the only one on the calendar* that Ogier has yet to win during a career which has netted 34 triumphs. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Argentina countdown: rally route

The route mixes the old with the new from its base in Villa Carlos Paz

Argentina has acquired a reputation for being one of the toughest, if not the toughest, rounds of the FIA World Championship in recent years and there is nothing to suggest this year’s fixture will be any different. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

ERC’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally returns to Central Greece for 2016

After being held in October last year, the rally moves back to an earlier date of 6-8 May for 2016

ERC’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally returns to Central Greece for 2016When the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally takes place next month as round three of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, it will return to Central Greece after a 10-year absence. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

DTM drivers erring – successfully

ADAC GT Master, FIA World Rallycross Championship,  24h Race

Christian Vietoris (second anti-clockwise) wins the 24h race qualifying race.With just three more weeks to go to the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring (06th to 08th May), several DTM drivers raced in other series and categories to get a proper dose of racing practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Solberg wins World RX season-opener in Portugal

“I’m really happy – my team have put in countless hours working on the car in the factory recently and this win is for them” – Solberg

Solberg wins World RX season-opener in Portugal Norway’s Petter Solberg started his World Championship title defence in the best possible way by winning today’s Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

WRC TV turns spotlight on WRC 2 with new highlights show

WRC Promoter extends WRC 2 coverage

Elfyn Evans Rallye Monte-Carlo WRC TV will provide standalone highlights of the WRC 2 action from all future rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship following a surge in entries for the series’ principal support category. Read the rest of this entry »

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