Category Archive: Rally

Dec 16

Andreas Bakkerud Q&A

We caught up with Bakkerud to find out how he’s feeling ahead of his Andros debut

2016-08-07_63556This weekend, Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud will switch from racing an FIA World Rallycross Championship Supercar to join DA Racing in the Andros Trophy ice racing series. He will drive a Renault Captur as team mate to Jean Baptiste-Dubourg.

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Dec 16

VIDEO: Sébastien Ogier onboard mix

The 12-minute edit showcases some of the spectacular action that the WRC TV onboard cameras captured

With Sébastien Ogier’s fifth WRC title now written into the history books, we continue to celebrate the Frenchman’s magnificent year by putting together a compilation video that contains his best onboard moments from the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

RX2 champion Raymond given French Motorsport Award

Raymond is the first rallycross driver to receive the award

2017-08-06_1252France’s Cyril Raymond claimed the prestigious Golden Wheel award at the French ASN (FFSA)’s annual awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Dec 15

Dakar: Can anyone stop the Kamaz juggernaut?

44 trucks will vie for victory in the 40th edition of the rally, which starts in Lima on 6 January

Russian-based Kamaz are looking to extend their domination with a 15th triumph. Eduard Nikolaev, Ayrat Mardeev and Dmitry Sotnikov, all of them young drivers from Tatarstan, will be leading their three crews. Iveco will be leading the resistance with Argentina’s Federico Villagra at the helm.

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Dec 13

Subaru Rally Team Canada claims Victory at B.C.’s Big White Winter Rally

Subaru Rally Team Canada Claims Victory at B.C.’s Big White Winter Rally

Subaru Rally Team Canada Claims Victory at B.C.’s Big White Winter Rally (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)Subaru Rally Team Canada (SRTC) closed out the 2017 Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) season on a high note, claiming victory at the Big White Winter Rally in British Columbia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 13

WRC star Mikkelsen crowns final champion of 2017 season

French gamer TX3_NEXL wins eSports WRC world title

Teaser ImageTeenager victorious after defeating 5,000 global entrants. Hyundai WRC star Andreas Mikkelsen crowns world champion. Munich, Germany, 13 December 2017 – Teenage gamer Lohan Blanc, known as TX3_NEXL, won the eSports WRC Championship with a dominant performance in the final at Hyundai Motorsport’s Alzenau base in Germany.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

Latvia RX tickets now on sale

The Bikernieki circuit held it’s first ever World RX event on the outskirts of Riga in 2016

DriverThe first tickets for the Neste World RX of Latvia, round nine of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship have gone on sale today (December 12). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

ERC champion Kajetanowicz in the running to emulate Kubica, Zasada

Making history after claiming a third consecutive FIA European Rally Championship title

ERC champion Kajetanowicz in the running to emulate Kubica, ZasadaKajetan Kajetanowicz could become only the third motorsport star to win newspaper Przegląd Sportowy’s prestigious Polish Sportsman of the Year award after he was nominated for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

It’s more than official: Kajetanowicz and Baran are ERC champions

The Polish duo were among a number of championship winners honoured at the annual FIA Prize Giving ceremony

It’s more than official: Kajetanowicz and Baran are ERC championsKajetan Kajetanowicz and co-driver Jarek Baran collected their trophies for winning the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017 at a lavish ceremony in Paris on Friday evening. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will feature a number of technical regulation changes next season.

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Dec 08

RX Academy builds on successful first season

RX Academy will continue to use identical Renault Clio RS RX cars

DriverRX Academy is set to expand for its second year and will begin the 2018 season at FIA World Rallycross Championship venue Holjes in May, joining the RallyX Nordic series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Dizzee Rascal, Basement Jaxx DJ set, Group B and Prodrive added to 2018 Speedmachine line-up

Exciting Announcements for World RX of Silverstone!

HomeSpeedmachine – which forms the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – has announced two exciting new music acts: Dizzee Rascal and Basement Jaxx DJ Set.  In addition to the World RX action on the track, further car content includes Group B demonstrations and iconic cars from British motorsport company, Prodrive.
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Dec 07

Why change a winning formula?

ERC calendar remains at eight events for 2018

The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to feature eight events next season after the switch to a smaller schedule in response to feedback from teams proved a success when trialled in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Refreshed RallyX Nordic calendar confirms new addition and popular returnees for 2018

Six-round 2018 schedule features variety of exciting venues

The 2018 RallyX Nordic calendar has been officially unveiled today (6 December), with a shake-up resulting in the welcome inclusion of iconic rallycross venues Höljes and Kouvola and an eagerly-anticipated new addition at Tierp. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

VW unveil new WRC 2 challenger

The car is currently being put through a rigorous testing programme

Volkswagen took the wraps off its brand-new, R5-specification Polo GTI rally car for the first time at a launch event in Mallorca, Spain on Monday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5

“The Polo GTI R5 came through the initial tests without any problems”

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5Volkswagen Motorsport has officially taken the wraps off its Polo GTI R5, which will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship once its homologated for competition use during the second half of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Lima: The reunion

Dakar 2018

On Monday, one month prior to the start, Étienne Lavigne presented the 2018 Dakar during a press conference in Lima. Numerous actions concerning safety and the protection of the heritage and the environment have been validated by the Peruvian authorities.

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Dec 05

Entries filling up fast as RX2 on Ice picks up speed

Sky-high interest for biggest-ever ice racing rallycross series

Entries may only have opened at the end of last week, but the inaugural RX2 on Ice series has already attracted significant interest – with places filling fast ahead of the motorsport story of the traditional winter ‘off-season’.

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Dec 05

RX represented at Essen, Andros Trophy & Autosport Show

Last weekend

DriverEven though the FIA World Rallycross Championship finished at the final round in South Africa in November, teams and drivers continue to be busy both behind the scenes and at events in the lead up to Christmas.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Mikkelsen masters Monza

The Norwegian won the Masters’ Show in a 2016-specifiation Hyundai i20 World Rally Car

Andreas Mikkelsen was crowned Master of Monza after a winning finale to his season alongside Hyundai Motorsport team-mate Thierry Neuville at the Italian race circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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