Tag Archive: Andreas Mikkelsen

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Feb 08

Andreas and Mike head for the snow of Rally Sweden (+videos)

Ice to meet you, Andreas

Andreas and Mike head for the snow of Rally Sweden Red Bull TV will be broadcasting from Rally Sweden, round two of the World Rally Championship, with live coverage and special features: all details in the infographic! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Volkswagen refugee Andreas Mikkelsen is targeting a return to the World Rally Car category later this year aboard a 2017-spec Polo R

Mikkelsen chases Polo return

The Norwegian was left without a drive after VW withdrew from the WRC last year, and he tackled the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo in WRC 2 as a one-off guest driver for Skoda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 21

WRC: Mikkelsen gets Monte but title plans on hold

The 27-year-old Norwegian hasn’t been able to put together a top-level deal

Former Volkswagen driver Andreas Mikkelsen will take the wheel of a Skoda Fabia R5 at next month’s Rallye Monte-Carlo, having accepted that he won’t be able to fight for the drivers’ Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

WRC: Mikkelsen signs off with Australia victory

Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen ended his Volkswagen spell by winning the Kennards Hire Rally Australia

WRC - Andreas Mikkelsen signs off with Australia victory He repelled a fierce attack from team-mate and world champion Sébastien Ogier, who spun away his victory chances on the dusty Bucca speed test early this morning. Mikkelsen achieved his third career win by 14.9sec over his Polo R colleague. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WRC: Mikkelsen clings to Australia lead

Andreas Mikkelsen remains on track to end his Volkswagen spell with a win after a gruelling day in the sun

WRC - Mikkelsen clings to Australia lead He kept world champion Sébastien Ogier and Hayden Paddon at bay during a sweltering day on the shire roads of New South Wales. However, a bizarre problem in the final country speed test slashed his advantage to just 2.0sec with one day remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

WRC: Fired up Mikkelsen leads in Australia

Andreas Mikkelsen led Kennards Hire Rally Australia on Friday night after heading the leaderboard for most of a hot and dusty day in New South Wales

Spurred on by the knowledge that he must win this final round of the FIA World Rally Championship to stand a realistic chance of securing the runners-up spot, Mikkelsen was 15.4sec ahead of Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Sébastien Ogier.

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