Category Archive: Rally

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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Sep 08

Antoine L’Estage breaks a tecord and eins the Rallye Défi

Undefeated in the Canadian Championship this season…

2014-09-06-1011Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his Torontonian co-driver Alan Ockwell, won this weekend’s Rallye Défi, contested in the Laurentian and Outaouais regions of Quebec and marking the mid-way point of the 2014 Canadian Rally Championship.

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Sep 07

Solberg wins Loheac RX in front of sell-out crowd

The result marks the third win of the season for PSRX driver Solberg

World RX - Petter Solberg - Loheac RX Norway’s Petter Solberg took a sensational victory at today’s World RX of France, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 07

Consistent pace nets Fifth Semi-Final position for Albatec Racing

World RX of France

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing Team Principal Andy Scott continued his excellent form of 2014, powering his 600bhp two-litre 16v Peugeot 208 to its fifth semi final from six rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Canadian Rally Championship: Antoine L’Estage wins Rallye Défi for record-setting eighth time

The result marks L’Estage’s eighth victory in the last ten editions.

Claude LamoureuxAntoine L’Estage (St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC) and Alan Ockwell (Toronto) of the Yokohama Canada Rally Team won the 2014 edition of the Rallye Défi by winning every stage of the rally.

Sep 06

Albatec Racing poised for World RX of France finals (+videos)

Making his World RX debut with the team, David Binks had an eventful return to race action

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing looks set to continue its semi final form in round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy this weekend, with Team Principal Andy Scott steering his MacDuff-backed Peugeot 208 to eleventh in the overnight standings.

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Sep 06

Hansen leads Loheac RX after two heats

Current Championship leader Petter Solberg holds second overnight

World RX of France - Hansen leads Loheac RX after two heats Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen has made a head start over 36 other Supercar drivers competing at World RX of France after winning the opening two heats in Loheac.

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Sep 06

Liam Doran will not be competing at round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, hosted in Lohéac, France, 6-7 September 2014

Team statement about Liam Doran

Rallycross FIA logo Official statement from Liam Doran concerning his entry in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship and World RX of Great Britain (24-25 May). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Rallye Défi : Antoine L’Estage eyes a new record of victories

Presenting the Rallye Défi…

2014-06-29-3057 Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) will contest this weekend’s Rallye Défi, the third of six rounds in the 2014 Canadian Rally Championship, which will take place on Friday in the Laurentides region (Ste-Agathe-des-Monts) and on Saturday in Outaouais.

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Sep 02

World RX gears up for biggest event of the season

Crowds of more than 70,000 people at last year’s event
2014-08-08_0045 Round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will take place at Loheac in France this weekend (6-7 September) as the FIA’s newest World Championship prepares for its most highly-anticipated event on the 12-round calendar. 

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Sep 02

Albatec Racing geared-up for World RX of France

Jacques Villeneuve busy with television commitments replaced by David Binks

Albatec Racing logo Returning to Europe after making its global debut in Canada last month, Albatec Racing heads to France this weekend for round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

FIA ERC 2014 Barum Czech Rally Zlin day two report

DAY REPORT: 2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round eight of 11

FIA ERC 2014 Barum Czech Rally Zlin Vaclav Pech day two action image Václav Pech and co-driver Petr Uhel have won Barum Czech Rally Zlín for the second time following four years of ŠKODA domination on the FIA European Rally Championship qualifier.

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Aug 30

FIA ERC 2014 Barum Czech Rally Zlin day one report

2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round seven of 11

FIA ERC 2014 Barum Czech Rally Zlin Sepp Wiegand day one action image The Czech champion, who was second to Robert Kubica on the ERC season-opener in Austria, is 54.1s in front in his Michelin-shod MINI John Cooper Works S2000 with Sepp Wiegand second for ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland and ex-circuit racer Tomáš Kostka close behind in a Ford Fiesta R5. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

World RX of Finland will not be included as a round of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

Finland RX dropped in 2015 due to congested calendar

Rallycross FIA logo The decision was made due to a congested calendar in 2015 after the inclusion of events such as Spain RX at the Barcelona F1 circuit and meant that IMG Motorsport was forced to exercise the break in its promoter agreement with AKK Sports for the Finnish round of World RX. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Subaru Rally Team Canada set to tackle Rallye Défi with new car and driver

Subaru Rally Team Canada excited to debut all-new rally-prepared 2015 WRX STI at Rallye Défi.

2014-07-07_0028 Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is excited to announce the return of Subaru Rally Team Canada (SRTC) at Rallye Défi in the 2014 Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) in Ste-Agathe, QC on September 5-6.

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Aug 27

Pat Richard retired !

Excerp from Pat ‘Rocket’ Richard Facebook page

2012-11-23-1042 Yes, I have to retire from competitive driving. I have a serious neurological illness believed to have been caused by a series of head injuries. Although I am now out of the hospital after a two-month stay, I am mostly confined to my home. I’m hopeful I’ll recover fully but it’s really unlikley I’ll be driving competitively again. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust looks ahead to Los Angeles

“It was literally luck of the draw for all of us in that group and that’s what happens sometimes” – Foust

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is looking ahead to a critical double-header rallycross weekend next month in Los Angeles following a challenging race in Daytona.

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