Finland’s Esapekka Lappi has held talks with Toyota about a potential place in its new WRC programme next year
Category Archive: Rally
The Dumfries-based team and the Kimpton racer return to race action after a lengthy break in the rallycross schedule
European, British and French rallycross outfit Albatec Racing and Briton James Grint head to Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday (29 August) for round six of the 2016 MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with Odyssey Battery.
Reigning Euro RX champion Tommy Rustad will lead the team’s assault on the World RX event
British-based team Albatec Racing will field three Peugeot 208 Supercars in the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac in France next week.
“At this point in my career it’s important to race a lot”
Finland’s Niclas Gronholm used the break in the FIA World Rallycross Championship schedule between the Canadian and French rounds to compete in a round of the Finnish Rallycross Championship last weekend at Oulu, where he claimed his first victory of the season in a Olsbergs MSE Fiesta Supercar, similar to the car he drives for the OMSE team in World RX.
Volkswagen’s Sébastien Ogier returned to rally-winning form on Sunday afternoon as he won ADAC Rallye Deutschland
The Frenchman snatched the lead of this season’s first all-asphalt rally from team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen on day two with a string of stunning performances in the Baumholder military proving ground stages and managed his lead from there on in to win by 20.3.
The three-time world champion started the second day trailing Volkswagen team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen by 4.3s
Sébastien Ogier took the lead on Saturday morning after a storming drive through the 40km Panzerplatte Lang stage
ADAC Rallye Deutschland: Ogier hits the front in Panzerplatte
The reigning world champion went into day two hunting down his rally-leading team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen. The duo traded seconds on the opening four stages of the day and the lead changed hands twice as both men battled to get the best out of their different tyre choices in changeable road conditions.