Category Archive: Rally

Apr 28

Ramona Karlsson confirms Euro RX entry 

This year she will compete in all five Euro RX rounds
Ramona Karlsson Sweden’s Ramona Karlsson has confirmed she will enter this year’s FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (Euro RX). Karlsson will compete in her own team, Ramona RX, and is the world’s first female driver to run her own RX Supercar team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Meeke claims maiden win in Argentina

“The one guy who did most for me isn’t here to see this. This is for Colin”

WRC - Kris Meeke Kris Meeke scored his maiden WRC victory at XION Rally Argentina on Sunday to become the first British driver to win a world rally since 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Bakkerud leads World RX after heat two in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg is second in his SDRX

World RX - Andreas BakkerudNorway’s Andreas Bakkerud is leading the season-opening Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, round one of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after the event’s first two heats.

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Apr 25

Free World RX digimag produced by Racecar Engineering

The 2015 World RX season kicks off in Portugal this weekend

Rallycross FIA logo Racecar Engineering – the world’s leading motorsport technology magazine – has produced a 30-page digital World RX magazine which looks at several aspects of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Ogier closes on more WRC records in Argentina

Having won the last five WRC events, Ogier can equal fellow Frenchman Sébastien Loeb’s records

wrcFrenchman Sébastien Ogier will start this weekend’s fourth round of the World Rally Championship in Argentina (23 – 26 April) with the chance to add three new records to his glistening collection.

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Apr 22

World RX crews prepare for 2015 season-opener in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg among the line-up of drivers

World RX - 2015 drivers This weekend marks the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy where a total of 52 cars including 21 Supercars armed with 600 brake horsepower will go head-to-head in Portugal. Among the line-up of drivers competing is reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg, who won the event last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Kubica pulls out of Argentina

He is adamant his team, which is run by Italian company A-Style, needs substantial reorganisation.

Robert Kubica has withdrawn his entry from Rally Argentina (23 – 26 April) to restructure his RK World Rally Team before returning to the FIA World Rally Championship for the next round in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

ERC privateer prize fund rockets to 50,000 Euros in celebration of SATA Rallye Açores’ 50th anniversary

The privateer driver is the true hero of the FIA European Rally Championship
European Rally Championship logo To mark the 50th anniversary of round four of the FIA European Rally Championship, SATA Rallye Açores (4-6 June), series promoter Eurosport Events will increase its privateer prize fund from 20,000 to 50,000 Euros.

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Apr 17

Bryan Herta Rallysport Team announcement

Bryan Herta Announces New Team for Red Bull Global Rallycross Series 

Bryan Herta Rallysport logo Indianapolis 500 championship team owner Bryan Herta is proud to announce expansion into the Red Bull Global Rallyseries with the launch of Bryan Herta Rallysport (BHR). Along with partner Sean Jones of 7R, Inc., BHR will field two teams in the GRC Supercar series and one in the GRC Lites category. Driver and sponsor announcements will follow today in separate announcements. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hyundai delays new car to 2016

Hyundai also revealed that the new car will be a five-door version rather than the expected three-door model

The debut of Hyundai’s new-generation i20 World Rally Car has been delayed until the start of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

World RX Teams & TV deals presented at Barcelona Media Launch

“The number of broadcasters taking World RX has grown steadily since IMG took over the rights to the Championship”

Rallycross FIA logo The media launch for the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today (13 April), as a series of announcements about the FIA’s newest World Championship were revealed to more than 200 international media, VIPs and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Cars will be the stars at McRae Rally Challenge

The ‘McRae Rally Challenge’ will be held at Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland

A special event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Colin McRae’s FIA World Rally Championship title success will feature a large collection of the cars that helped to shape his successful rallying career. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Olsbergs MSE launches multi-championship rallycross campaign

Talented young driver roster represents global force in rallycross
Olsbergs MSE Defending champions Olsbergs MSE today announce their return to the worldwide rallycross stage with a full roster of drivers preparing for an international, multi-championship campaign.

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Apr 09

Davy Jeanney joins Team Peugeot-Hansen

Davy Jeanney will join Timmy Hansen

World RX - Team Peugeot-Hansen - Davy Jeanney Team Peugeot-Hansen has confirmed that Frenchman Davy Jeanney will join Sweden’s Timmy Hansen in the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Both drivers will compete in the team’s latest-spec Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Khalid Al Qassimi will make his first WRC appearance of the season at this month’s Xion Rally Argentina (23 – 26 April).

Al Qassimi lines up Argentina debut

Al Qassimi, who brings Abu Dhabi support to Citroën Racing, will join Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg in the French team’s DS 3 World Rally Cars for the fourth round of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Double victory for Albatec Racing at Lydden BRX

Team Principal Andy Scott powered his Peugeot 208RX to its second consecutive victory to extend his championship lead

Albatec Racing - Lydden Hill Albatec Racing secured double victory at Lydden Hill today taking both Supercar and RX150 spoils in the MSA British Rallycross Championship, in association with the Shannon Group.

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Apr 05

Toyota ‘flat-out’ on Yaris WRC development

“As well as the tests, we have extensive facilities and rigs in-house which we can use, so we are flat-out using all options and all possibilities.”

Toyota Motorsport is testing its all-new Yaris World Rally Car ‘flat-out’ and has revealed it might enter the vehicle in rallies before its World Championship debut in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

ERC Circuit of Ireland day two report

DAY REPORT: 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, round three of 10
FIA ERC - Craig Breen 040415 Craig Breen has achieved a childhood ambition by winning the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally – and in doing so, the Peugeot Rally Academy driver has taken the lead of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship.

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Apr 04

Big crash puts Tushkanova out of Erc thriller

Tushkanova and co-driver Dmitry Chumak were both uninjured in the crash

Tushkanova040415This is glamour model Inessa Tushkanova’s wrecked Mitsubishi Lancer following her crash on the 11th stage of round three of the FIA European Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

ERC Circuit of Ireland day one report

DAY REPORT: 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, round three of 10
FIA ERC, Craig Breen 030415 Craig Breen is halfway to his dream of winning the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally, as he leads his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship overnight, albeit by a slender one-second margin.

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