Category Archive: Rally

Sep 24

South Africa to host a round of World RX from 2017

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit Africa for the first time next year

South Africa to host a round of World RX from 2017 Killarney race circuit in Cape Town will stage a round of the World Championship in 2017 as part of a new multi-year deal with Championship promoter, IMG. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Ekstrom to miss DTM finale for World RX title bid

As part of his ‘day job’ racing for Audi in the DTM

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom has confirmed today (Thursday) that he will race in all three of the final rounds of World RX this season, including at the Estering in Germany next month, which clashes with the final round of the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

WRC: Citroën confirms 2017 World Rally Car name

C3 WRC

Citroën has provided the most in-depth visual insight yet into its 2017 FIA World Rally Championship challenger by issuing exciting new images and confirming it will be named the C3 WRC. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Tanner Foust wins in rallycross in Washington

Rockstar Energy Drink driver leads standings heading into doubleheader finale

Tanner Foust wins in rallycross in Washington Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is heading into the final doubleheader weekend of the 2016 Global Rallycross season with the championship lead in hand after a big win on Saturday at Evergreen Speedway.

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Sep 18

Ekstrom wins Barcelona RX and regains World RX championship lead

Timmy Hansen was runner-up while World RX Team Austria’s Timur Timerzyanov took his first podium of the year after placing third

Ekstrom wins Barcelona RX and regains World RX championship lead Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom took a lights-to-flag victory at World RX of Barcelona, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, to regain the World RX Championship lead from Petter Solberg. It is Ekstrom’s fourth victory of the season for EKS. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

ERC Rally Liepāja day report: Sirmacis seals home ERC win in Latvia, Kajetanowicz defends title and Griebel grabs ERC Junior crown

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 9 of 10

Ralfs Sirmacis ERC Rally Liepaja Ralfs Sirmacis scored the third win of his sensational first season at the top level of the FIA European Rally Championship on home soil in Latvia as Kajetan Kajetanowicz clinched his second title and Marijan Griebel triumphed in a dramatic ERC Junior decider*. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

World RX: Hansen leads Barcelona RX overnight

Hansen followed his fastest time in Q1 with second fastest to Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom in Q2

16-08-07_0035 Sweden’s Timmy Hansen was second fastest in Q2 at the ninth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Barcelona to end the first day of action as Top Qualifier. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

ERC Rally Liepāja day report: Young stars shine in Latvia with home hero Sirmacis leading and little to separate ERC Junior rivals

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 9 of 10

Ralfs Sirmacis ERC Rally Liepaja leg one The rally stars of tomorrow excelled today on leg one of Rally Liepāja, with Latvian sensation Ralfs Sirmacis on course for a home FIA European Rally Championship victory, less than a second separating the ERC Junior title rivals in the winner-takes-all decider, and 15-year-old Kalle Rovanperä rapid on his biggest event to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Hyundai’s 2017 car nears completion

The development test came at a busy time for the team as it prepares for the upcoming WRC rounds in Corsica and Spain

Hyundai has begun testing the final version of its 2017-spec i20 World Rally Car, with three of its works team drivers taking the wheel this week during a four-day gravel test in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

World RX: Barcelona RX Q1 draw results, official preview

Timerzyanov back in action for Barcelona RX

DriverWorld Championship leader Petter Solberg will be on pole in the first race of Q1 and will have his arch-rival Mattias Ekstrom in the same race, with the Swede starting on the outside, while his EKS will start in between the two.

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Sep 16

ERC Rally Liepāja pre-event press conference

Great Amber, Liepāja, 20h00, Friday 16 September 2016

ERC Rally Liepāja pre-event press conference Present: Ralfs Sirmacis, Sports Racing Technologies ŠKODA Fabia R5, Frank Tore Larsen, Ford Fiesta R5, Chris Ingram, Opel Rallye Junior Team Adam R2
Mārtiņš Sesks, LMT Autosporta Akadēmija   Peugeot 208 R2.

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Sep 14

World RX travels to Barcelona F1 circuit as 2016 title fight heats up 

Staged at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

World RX travels to Barcelona F1 circuit as 2016 title fight heats up The upcoming Barcelona RX (16-18 September) forms the ninth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and the penultimate round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Supercars, the Super1600 category and the supporting RX Lites Cup.

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Sep 14

2017 predictor: VW and Citroën

2017 predictor: Hyundai and M-Sport

This week on wrc.com we take a look into our crystal ball and consider some of the possible driver and manufacturer combinations for next year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Peugeot target back-to-back Dakar wins with new car

New Peugeot 3008DKR

New Peugeot 3008DKR After coming back into the sport to triumph nine months ago through Stéphane Peterhansel, Team Peugeot Total are looking to follow up with another victory in 2017 – and a brand new machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

ECRC Series: Marc Bourassa and Daniel Paquette win an exciting Rallye Défi

The popular Rallye Défi welcomed no fewer than twenty-seven entries into the ECRC

2016-09-10 The seventh of nine rounds in the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) took place this past weekend in the Petite Nation region of Québec (Outaouais’ MRC Papineau).

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Sep 09

Sirmacis chasing home success as Kajetanowicz nears ERC crown in Latvia

Event Preview: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round nine of 10

FIA - ERC - Ralfs Sirmacis ERC action image Young Latvian Ralfs Sirmacis will hope to add a victory on home soil to his impressive first season at the top level of the FIA European Rally Championship on Rally Liepāja next weekend (16-18 September). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Breen bids to add more asphalt success to ERC Circuit win with Citroën

He returned to the ERC to win the Circuit of Ireland in April

Breen bids to add more asphalt success to ERC Circuit win with CitroënCraig Breen hopes to have two more successful outings on asphalt with Citroën in the coming weeks, potentially adding to his victory on the FIA European Rally Championship’s Circuit of Ireland earlier this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

World RX: Hedstrom to drive Polo for Barcelona and Latvia

Hedstrom previously raced an OMSE-built Ford Fiesta Supercar this season

DriverFormer Swedish Rallycross Champion Peter Hedstrom will race an ex-Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar in the final rounds of the FIA European Rallycross Championship in Barcelona and Latvia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Kristoffersson wins in France as Loeb takes podium 

Andreas Bakkerud finished second while Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb claimed the third step of the podium

2016-08-06_61332 Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a lights-to-flag victory at this weekend’s Bretagne World RX of France, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at the wheel of his Volkswagen RX Sweden Polo RX Supercar.

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Sep 01

Cooper Tires continues as World RX tyre supplier

Entries for Barcelona RX revealed

2016-08-07-2689 Cooper Tire Europe announced that it has been selected by the FIA World Motor Sport Council as the Official Tyre Supplier and Associate Partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the next three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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