Tag Archive: Andreas Mikkelsen

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 »


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 »


Nov 18

WRC: Neuville exploits Mikkelsen mistake

Belgian capitalises on teammates error to lead Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

Teaser ImageGoing into Sunday’s final leg, Thierry Neuville headed Jari-Matti Latvala by 20.1sec and on course to seal the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship for the third time in five years. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 17

WRC: Masterful Mikkelsen dominates

Norwegian shows a clean pair of heels to his Kennards Hire Rally Australia rivals

Teaser ImageAndreas Mikkelsen won five of the six dusty gravel speed tests which formed the majority of Friday’s action to lead the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 20.1sec in a Hyundai i20. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 16

WRC: Mikkelsen holds cards in Australia

Kennards Hire Rally Australia – Norwegian sets sights on back-to-back WRC successes

WRC Mikkelsen holds cards in AustraliaAndreas Mikkelsen could hold the aces in the pack as he defends his Rally Australia title in the finale to the most exciting and unpredictable WRC season in years.  Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 12

Monza seat swap for Hyundai duo

The pair will crew a single 2016-spec Hyundai i20 WRC

Hyundai team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen and Thierry Neuville have confirmed an unusual joint entry at the Monza Rally Show competition in Italy [1 – 3 December]. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 15

Hyundai slims its squad for Australia

Hyundai will be represented by Thierry Neuville, Hayden Paddon and Andreas Mikkelsen

Dani Sordo will miss Kennards Hire Rally Australia [16 – 19 November] following Hyundai’s decision to field a three-car squad at the season’s final round. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 28

WRC: Andreas Mikkelsen has signed a two-year deal with Hyundai that will put him back at the championship’s top level in 2018 and 2019

Mikkelsen to remain at Hyundai

The Norwegian will compete in all rounds of the 2018 championship in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, co-driven by Anders Jæger. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 21

Loeb tests C3 on gravel

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb tested Citroën’s C3 World Rally Car on gravel in Spain Wednesday

The nine-time world champion drove the C3 on dirt roads in Catalonia, six weeks after sampling it for the first time on asphalt in the Moselle region of France. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 09

WRC: Mikkelsen tries the i20 for size

In pictures

As he gears up to make his WRC debut with Hyundai next month, Andreas Mikkelsen has visited the team’s headquarters to get familiar with the i20 World Rally Car and have a seat fitting. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 07

WRC: Four cars for Hyundai?

Korean manufacturer considering a four-car team for 2018

Hyundai Motorsport could enter four drivers in the final two rounds of the WRC season ahead of a possible four-car campaign in the 2018 championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 05

WRC: Mikkelsen signs for Hyundai

Andreas Mikkelsen joins Hyundai to drive I20 WRC car for final three rounds of 2017.

WRC Mikkelsen signs for HyundaiHe will partner Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo at next month’s RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España (5 – 8 October), with Hayden Paddon dropped for the mixed surface encounter. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 20

Tänak seals second victory

Estonian wins ADAC Rallye Deutschland as Ogier regains WRC title lead

Tänak seals second victoryOtt Tänak, who broke his career duck with victory in Italy in June, drove his Ford Fiesta to a 16.4sec victory over Andreas Mikkelsen at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 20

WRC: Victory for Tänak

Ott Tänak claimed his second WRC victory at ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Sunday afternoon

The 29-year-old Estonian, driving a Ford Fiesta, headed Andreas Mikkelsen’s Citroën C3 by 16.4sec after leading the four-day asphalt event since Friday. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 18

FIA World Rally Championship / ADAC Rallye Deutschland / Tänak masters rain

Estonian leads in Germany as Neuville and Ogier stay in reach

Teaser ImageThe lead changed hands four times on Friday at ADAC Rallye Deutschland before Ford Fiesta driver Ott Tänak emerged from the final muddy asphalt speed test with a 5.7sec advantage over Andreas Mikkelsen. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 18

WRC: Neuville tops shakedown

Championship leader Thierry Neuville was fastest in shakedown at ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Thursday morning

The Belgian was quickest through the mainly dry 4.09km Eiweiler test by 0.9sec from Andreas Mikkelsen, who returns to the Citroën Abu Dhabi squad after missing last month’s encounter in Finland. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 08

Rally Italia Sardegna: No promises from Mikkelsen

Norwegian remains low-key ahead of WRC return at Rally Italia Sardegna

WRC - Andreas MikkelsenWRC returnee Andreas Mikkelsen has imposed no targets on himself for his championship comeback in Italy this weekend. He returns to frontline action at Rally Italia Sardegna (8 – 11 June) in a Citroën C3. It is his first competitive outing in a new-generation 2017 World Rally Car after losing a full-time drive at the end of last season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 05

Citroën stars welcome Mikkelsen

“We’ll work together to ensure Citroën wins”

Citroën drivers Kris Meeke and Craig Breen have welcomed the arrival of Andreas Mikkelsen as the manufacturer seeks to get its championship challenge back on track. Read the rest of this entry »


May 23

WRC: Mikkelsen joins Citroën

Norwegian completes deal with French squad to race Rally Italia Sardegna

Andreas Mikkelsen will return to frontline WRC action with Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team at next month’s Rally Italia Sardegna (8 – 11 June). Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 10

How to drive on ice and snow like a god, by Red Bull TV guest reporter Andreas Mikkelsen 

What do you give a man who has everything?

How to drive on ice and snow like a god, by Red Bull TV guest reporter Andreas Mikkelsen A WRC drive obviously, as Andreas Mikkelsen has already got the rest: talent, looks, charm and intelligence. In fact, if he weren’t such a nice guy, it would be sick-making. Read the rest of this entry »


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