Category Archive: Rally

Dec 19

New prize fund for privateers and more Tv for Erc in 2015

ERC promoter Eurosport Events has created a package of financial rewards

European Rally Championship logo The FIA European Rally Championship will get more TV and a prize fund totalling 200,000 Euros when the action begins in Austria from 4-6 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Paddon inks new deal at Hyundai

It is expected he will again be entered by and score points for the Hyundai Motorsport N team.

WRC logo Hayden Paddon will tackle at least nine rounds of the WRC next season after confirming a new deal with Hyundai Motorsport today (Monday). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Latvian hero Nitišs to make Erc switch

The ace teenager will swap his Ford Fiesta Supercar for an R2-specification Fiesta rally car

2014-08-08_11410 World rallycross superstar Reinis Nitišs will switch codes when his native Latvia hosts round two of the FIA European Rally Championship in February. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar Rally

“At Renault Sport Technologies, we like all types of challenges and the Dakar Rally is one of the biggest of our time”

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar RallyFor its third participation on the legendary event, the official Renault Duster Team will compete in the 2015 edition of the Dakar, from the 4th to 17th of January, with two all-new cars and a power plant from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with the objective of finishing in the Top 10. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Watch the best World RX action from 2014

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the season’s first half

A short video highlighting the best action from this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page here. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Final gamble of the year for Ogier

‘Wetten, dass..?’

WRC logo WRC will hold centre stage on prime-time TV this weekend when Sébastien Ogier tackles a special challenge during the final episode of the popular Saturday night German entertainment show ‘Wetten, dass…?’ (You Bet!) on ZDF. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Ogier loses TV bet with German Spiderman

More than nine million viewers tuned in to watch Ogier

Sebastien Ogier may have been untouchable on this year’s rally stages, but he met his match on Saturday when he took on a 21-year-old trainee sports teacher in a German car park.

 

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Dec 15

Erc season-opener entry deadline extended

Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy 4-6 January 2015

European Rally Championship logo Crews planning to contest the opening round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship season have until 21 December to submit their registrations after event organisers extended the entry period to accommodate competitor interest. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Season report: Mikko Hirvonen

2014 in summary

WRC logo In the second part of our review of 2014’s top five WRC drivers, we examine what turned out to be the farewell season for Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Fans come first in Erc 2015

Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy organisers have launched the Rallypass 2015

European Rally Championship logo FIA European Rally Championship fans attending the opening two rounds of next year’s series can take advantage of some great offers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Swiss ace Hirschi signs up for ERC 2015

Jonathan Hirschi has become the first driver to sign up for the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship.

HIRSCHI 583The 28-year-old promise from Switzerland will drive for the HRT Rally Team alongside French co-driver Vincent Landais. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Champions ready to ROC Barbados

2014 Race Of Champions

Champions and driving greats from the world’s major motor sport series are sizing up their opposition for this weekend’s Race Of Champions following today’s draw for the event, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Van den Brand wins DMACK Shoot-Out

Van den Brand, 23, was selected as a finalist after his performance on Rallye Deutschland

Dutchman Mats van den Brand has beaten six other hopefuls to become the first-ever winner of the Drive DMACK Fiesta Shoot-Out – securing a prize drive within next year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Smiling Erc hero Kajeto victorious in Poland

Co-driven by fellow Pole Jarek Baran in a LOTOS Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5

Kajto091214FIA European Rally Championship sensation Kajetan Kajetanowicz won the prestigious Rally Barbórka in his native Poland last weekend – and said afterwards that he smiled all day long. Read the rest of this entry »

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