Category Archive: Rally

Sep 30

Albatec’s Jacques Villeneuve to miss World RX of Turkey

The former F1 World Champion has clashing media commitments

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve British rallycross team Albatec Racing has released Jacques Villeneuve from his contract to contest round 11 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 28

Hansen wins Italy RX as Solberg snatches World Championship title

Norway’s Petter Solberg has entered the record books after becoming the first FIA World Champion in two different disciplines.
World RX - Italy - Hansen He scored enough points in Italy this weekend to secure him the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  After a sensational performance for Team Peugeot-Hansen, Timmy Hansen was awarded the World RX of Italy event victory. Supercar debutant Richard Goransson finished runner-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

World RX of Italy underlines Albatec 208’s potential

Jacques Villeneuve sixth overall in the final heat

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve After a promising opening day in round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in Franciacorta yesterday, Albatec Racing backed it up with an equally strong performance today, with Jacques Villeneuve sixth overall in the final heat, with the fourth fastest individual lap time. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Kristoffersson leads Italy RX as Solberg hits trouble

Jacques Villeneuve and Albatec’s World RX Of Italy semi final hopes remain open

World RX of Italy Johan Kristoffersson is leading World RX of Italy after finishing as top qualifier at the half-way point in the Intermediate Classification stage.

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Sep 25

Indy 500 winner Hunter-Reay heads to ROC

This year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed up for the 2014 Race Of Champions

Race Of Champions logo The 2014 Race Of Champions will feature the winner of this year’s Indianapolis 500 after Ryan Hunter-Reay signed up to compete at the event, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

World RX title race reaches fever pitch in Italy

Following three consecutive victories, Petter Solberg has established a 51-point lead

World RX - Petter Solberg The winner of the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy could be decided at this weekend’s World RX of Italy (27-28 September).

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Sep 23

Albatec welcomes Villeneuve’s return for World RX of Italy

Jacques will join 40 of the world’s top rallycross racers

World RX - Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve After a two-race absence from the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, former F1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve re-joins Albatec Racing aboard the team’s #25 two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Solberg wins Germany RX after closest finish in sport’s history

“Wow, I don’t know what to say – I don’t think I have seen anything so close in my whole life,” – Solberg

Germany RX - Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has won the Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in what is the sport’s closest ever finish in its 47-year history.

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Sep 21

FIA ERC Cyprus Rally day two report

2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round nine of 11
FIA ERC 2014 Cyprus Rally Yazeed Al-Rajhi day two action image Yazeed Al-Rajhi has claimed a debut victory in the FIA European Rally Championship to become the eighth different winner of the all-action ERC season.

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Sep 21

Albatec Racing endures challenging World RX of Germany outing

Renowned as one of the most challenging tracks on the schedule

World RX of Germany - Albatec Racing It was a case of all or nothing for Albatec Racing in round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Estering today.

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Sep 20

Solberg on top at Germany RX

A record-breaking 41 Supercars started today’s German RX event

World RX - Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has established an early advantage at Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, after a second and third fastest heat time projected the Championship leader to the top of the Intermediate Points.

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Sep 20

FIA ERC Cyprus Rally day one report

Kajetanowicz is the ERC comeback king in Cyprus
FIA ERC 2014 Cyprus Rally Yazeed Al-Rajhi day one action image Kajetan Kajetanowicz has produced the ultimate comeback drive by cancelling a deficit of more than 30 seconds – and overcoming a 10-second time penalty – to lead round nine of the FIA European Rally Championship starting the final day of the CNP Asfalistiki Cyprus Rally on Sunday.

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Sep 19

Tanner Foust to race Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle

New car to debut at Los Angeles doubleheader

Tanner Foust - Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle This weekend marks the exciting debut of the Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle, which Tanner Foust will drive in the Global Rallycross doubleheader in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

ALDO Racing first steps on the road to the 2015 Dakar

ALDO Racing Team getting ready for upcoming Dakar Rally

ALDO Racing Toyota The Canadian rally-raid ALDO Racing Team is entering its final stage off preparation that will bring the driving team of David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé to the starting grid of the 2015 Dakar Rally next January 4th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Reigning champion Grosjean and Kristensen to ROC again

2014 Race Of Champions

Race Of Champions logo ROC Champion of Champions Romain Grosjean and Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen are the first drivers lined up for this year’s Race Of Champions.

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Sep 17

Record 41 Supercars for World RX of Germany

Villeneuve will return to World RX for round 10 at Franciacorta

World RX of Germany The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy is living up to its reputation as the FIA’s fastest growing motorsport series after attracting the biggest Supercar line-up of the season for this weekend’s Red Kiwi World RX of Germany (20-21 September).

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Sep 12

FIA ERC Cyprus Rally preview

2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round nine of 11 preview

FIA ERC 2014 Cyprus Rally Zoltan Bessenyey action image Playing catch-up will be key when the FIA European Rally Championship heads back to Cyprus for the first time since 1999 next week. With three scoring opportunities remaining before the all-action 2014 ERC season reaches its climax in Corsica, Craig Breen and Zoltán Bessenyey will both be anxious to score strong points on the CNP Asfalistiki Cyprus Rally from 19-21 September. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

WRC Rally Australia: Meeke fastest at Australia Shakedown

Briton Kris Meeke posted the fastest time at this morning’s shakedown test for the Coates Hire Rally Australia.

WRC - Kris Meeke While this isn’t the only gravel round of the World Rally Championship, its notoriously slippery road surface and mix of forest and open sections make it a unique test for the drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Subaru brings new car and driver, scores second at Rallye Défi

Global debut of all-new rally-prepared 2015 Subaru WRX STI at Rallye Défi.

2014-09-05 - VendrediSecond-place finish for Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Martin Rowe and co-driver Nathalie Richard. Subaru Canada resumes its battle for the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) with the global debut of the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX STI on the rally circuit as Rallye Défi came to a close on September 6 in Ste-Agathe, Quebec.

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Sep 09

PG Andersson becomes 100th Supercar driver to enter World RX

PG Andersson is best known for his rallying exploits where he contested more than 70 WRC events.

World RX - PG Andersson Sweden’s PG Andersson has confirmed he will compete at round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which will be staged at Estering in Germany from 20-21 September.

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