Category Archive: Rally

Jul 29

Video: Hirvonen’s Formula 1 test

The former Ford team-leader retired from full time competition last year having notched up 15 WRC victories

While he will miss his home round of the World Rally Championship this week, Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen recently got an adrenaline fix of a different kind when he took the wheel of a Williams Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Finland countdown: Rally route

Speak to the drivers about the route of last year’s Neste Oil Rally Finland and they’ll tell you it was probably the best ever.

This year organisers have made a few tweaks and brought back a WRC legend to try and raise the bar even higher. If there is one stage that defines Finland’s round of the WRC it’s the super-fast roller-coaster ride that is Ouninpohja. After a sabbatical last year it returns this time in its full, uncompromising 34.39km format and back in its traditional spot in Friday’s itinerary, Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Aksel Lund Svindal and Andreas Mikkelsen under pressure

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Jul 27

Patrik Sandell delivers Bryan Herta Rallysport the team’s 1st Red Bull Global Rallycross win

Dyne and Davis both finish 6th in Sunday Finals

Red Bull Global Rallycross, Bryan Herta Rallysport, Patrik SandellAfter dominating almost every heat and semi-feature since Daytona, Patrik Sandell and the Bryan Herta Rallysport Kobalt Tools Ford Fiesta team finally changed their luck in the feature events and stood upon the top step of the podium. It is Sandell’s first win of 2015 and the first for Bryan Herta Rallysport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

F1’s Daniel Ricciardo joins motorcycle legend Mick Doohan on Team Australia

The pair join a ROC field featuring Sebastian Vettel, Petter Solberg, ‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen and David Coulthard

2015-06-07_1997Three-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Daniel Ricciardo will make his Race Of Champions debut at London’s former Olympic Stadium in November

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Jul 20

Second at Pembrey keeps Scott in contention for title

Andy didn’t have the best of heats but still managed to secure a crucial front row position for the all-important final

Albatec Racing logoAndy Scott took second place in the British Rallycross Championship round at Pembrey this weekend to keep himself and Albatec Racing in the title hunt.

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Jul 19

ERC auto24 Rally Estonia Rally Day Report: Lukyanuk takes first FIA European Rally Championship win, as ERC2 driver wins ultra-fast auto24 Rally Estonia

Lukyanuk takes ERC2 win and Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy

FIA ERC - Lukyanuk takes first FIA European RallyAlexey Lukyanuk has won the auto24 Rally Estonia, round six of the FIA European Rally Championship, in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, after a truly stunning drive over the ultra-fast gravel roads around Otepää in southern Estonia.

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Jul 18

ERC auto24 Rally Estonia Day Report: Lukyanuk leads flat-out ERC battle on auto24 Rally Estonia

10 out of 10 sees Lukyanuk lead the ERC2 class

ERC auto24 Rally Estonia Day Report - Alexey Lukyanuk_day oneAlexey Lukyanuk leads the auto24 Rally Estonia by 2.4 seconds overnight, after an incredible drive in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X – despite receiving a 10s penalty for jumping the start on SS6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

WRC master meets grandmaster

“It’s fantastic how Sébastien masters his car and flings it around the corners”

Sébastien Ogier has done his bit to unite the disparate worlds of motorsport and board games by taking chess world champion Magnus Carlsen for a spin in his Polo R World Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

“We believe that together, the State, Federation, Organisations and Sponsors will contribute to the successful organisation of the Acropolis Rally” – Dimitris Michelakakis

OMAE confirms Acropolis Rally 2015

OMAE confirms Acropolis Rally 2015The Greek Motorsport Federation (OMAE) has confirmed that it will run the Acropolis Rally on its original date (9-11 October), despite the very difficult political and economic situation in Greece. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Albatec heads to Pembrey British RX intent on victory

Leaders of the FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

Albatec Racing logoJust a week after dominating the French Rallycross Championship round at Pont De Ruan with Julien Fébreau at the wheel, Albatec Racing heads to Wales this weekend for round six of the British Rallycross Championship in association with the Shannon Group, looking to continue its race-winning form. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Riga to host Latvian round of World RX from 2016

The announcement was made at a special press conference held in Riga

Riga to host Latvian round of World RX from 2016The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy is delighted to announce that Riga, the capital city of Latvia, has been added to the World RX calendar from 2016 onwards.

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Jul 16

Seventeen World Rally Cars set for Finnish Grand Prix

The rally, round eight of the FIA World Rally Championship, will run from the city of Jyväskylä from July 30 – August 2.

Eighty-eight crews are on the entry list for the upcoming Neste Oil Rally Finland, including 17 in the headline world rally car category. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Unique ERC crash helmet for Rally Estonia winners

The Stilo helmet comes courtesy of Racingexpert

Unique ERC crash helmet for Rally Estonia winnersThe winner of this week’s auto24 Rally Estonia, round six of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, will receive a very special award – a unique hand painted crash helmet. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Battle of the Titans at 25th anniversary New England Forest Rally

David Higgins, Ken Block, Travis Pastrana, and more to face off 

New England Forest Rally logo This week’s 25th anniversary New England Forest Rally promises one of the biggest battles of the 2015 Rally America championship season, with a stacked field approaching 70 cars and some big names stepping forward to challenge the dominant Subaru Rally Team USA duo of David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Albatec Racing’s Julien Fébreau wins in style at Pont De Ruan

The Canal+ F1 TV presenter was quickest in practice and won all four heats, semi final and the Final, and secured fastest lap in every race.

Albatec's Julien Fébreau Wins In Style At Pont De Ruan Frenchman Julien Fébreau dominated round six of the French Rallycross Championship at Pont de Ruan this weekend, to give Albatec Racing it’s third different championship victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Multiple World Touring Car Champion Yvan Muller to race in World RX

Muller is also a former British Touring Car Champion and ten-time Andros Trophy winner

Multiple World Touring Car Champion Yvan Muller to race in World RXFour-time World Touring Car Champion (WTCC) Yvan Muller is the latest star to show interest in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after the Frenchman has confirmed he will race at this year’s World RX of France (Loheac, 4-6 September) in an Albatec Racing prepared Peugeot 208 Supercar.

Jul 11

Racing legend Yvan Muller joins Albatec in World RX Of France

Legendary race ace Yvan Muller will contest World Rallycross of France at Lohéac with Albatec Racing in September

Racing Legend Yvan Muller Joins Albatec In World RX Of France The four-time FIA World Touring Car Champion (WTCC), former British Touring Car Champion, and ten-time Andros Trophy winner will make his rallycross debut aboard one of the team’s 600bhp Peugeot 208 RX Supercars alongside Euro RX championship leader, and fellow Frenchman Jérôme Grosset-Janin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Dramatic new lookfor World Rally Cars

A striking aggressive look

This is how World Rally Cars of the future could look following Friday’s (July 10) decision of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Mexico City to approve exciting outline principles of the technical regulations for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

ERC auto24 Rally Estonia preview

Estonia’s top drivers out to prove their pace against ERC title contenders

European Rally Championship logo ERC auto24 Rally Estonia preview: Fastest round of the FIA European Rally Championship sees title rivals go head-to-head with the best drivers in Estonia. Read the rest of this entry »

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