Tag Archive: Citroën

Feb 18

Citroën: ‘We have work to do’

Citroën took a year out of WRC competition in 2016 to prepare for a comeback

Citroën Racing boss Yves Matton has acknowledged that improvements need to be made and has pledged to work ‘even harder’ after his squad’s lacklustre start to the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

ERC graduate Craig Breen gets all-new Citroën

Even bigger chance

Even bigger chance: ERC graduate Breen gets all-new CitroënFIA European Rally Championship graduate Craig Breen will get an even bigger chance when the world championship resumes in Sweden this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

WRC : Citroën unveils new C3 WRC

Citroën is returning to WRC action in a full-time capacity next season

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team unveiled its 2017 challenger, the C3 WRC, in Abu Dhabi – with team boss Yves Matton stating he wants the car to be winning rallies next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

WRC: Where now for Volkswagen trio?

Volkswagen, Citroën and Hyundai had all confirmed their line-ups for next year

Volkswagen’s shock withdrawal from the FIA World Rally Championship has kick-started an intriguing driver transfer market just when the seats for 2017 seemed to have settled. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Citroën deals for Breen and Lefebvre

The pair will alternate in the French manufacturer’s second car for the early rounds of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship

Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre have signed two-year deals to drive Citroën’s new C3 World Rally Car alongside team leader Kris Meeke. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

WRC: Citroën confirms 2017 World Rally Car name

C3 WRC

Citroën has provided the most in-depth visual insight yet into its 2017 FIA World Rally Championship challenger by issuing exciting new images and confirming it will be named the C3 WRC. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

2017 predictor: VW and Citroën

2017 predictor: Hyundai and M-Sport

This week on wrc.com we take a look into our crystal ball and consider some of the possible driver and manufacturer combinations for next year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Breen bids to add more asphalt success to ERC Circuit win with Citroën

He returned to the ERC to win the Circuit of Ireland in April

Breen bids to add more asphalt success to ERC Circuit win with CitroënCraig Breen hopes to have two more successful outings on asphalt with Citroën in the coming weeks, potentially adding to his victory on the FIA European Rally Championship’s Circuit of Ireland earlier this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace López

From one champion to another…

From one champion to another… Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace LópezRecently-crowned FIA Formula E champion Sébastien Buemi reckons José María López can prevent him from taking back-to-back titles when he contests season three of the electric racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

WRC: Breen versus Lefebvre

Both have the chance to impress team boss Yves Matton at PZM 73rd Rally Poland

Craig Breen - photo © DPPI - Grégory Lenormand Young hot-shots Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre go head-to-head at the same event for the first time in Poland this week aiming to make their case for a place in Citroën’s factory team next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

WTCC MAC3 report: Ultimate (0.000s) tiebreaker as Citroën and Honda finish equal on time

FIA World Touring Car Championship 2016: Rounds 3 and 4 of 24

WTCC MAC3 report The all-new Manufacturers Against the Clock contest produced more high-speed excitement when Citroën and Honda finished equal first in the Tour de France-inspired team trial ahead of rounds three and four of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Slovakia this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Polish return next up for Breen after triumphant ERC comeback

His next appearance with the Citroën-blessed team will be Rally Poland at the start of July

Polish return next up for Breen after triumphant ERC comebackTwo days after winning on his FIA European Rally Championship return on the Circuit of Ireland, the next event in Craig Breen’s 2016 programme with Citroën has been revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Craig Breen returns to ERC to defend Circuit of Ireland crown

Irish rally star to compete with backing from Citroën and Michelin

Craig Breen returns to ERC to defend Circuit of Ireland crown Craig Breen will return to FIA European Rally Championship action next month (7-9 April) when he competes on the Circuit of Ireland Rally, aiming to repeat his victory of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016

Cars from Citroën, Honda, LADA and Polestar help to achieve strong numbers
 
WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016 Twenty entry submissions have been accepted for the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC promoter Eurosport Events is delighted to confirm.
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Feb 23

ERC: Mads Østberg to compete on season opener

Mads Østberg will take part in the opening round of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés

Mads Østberg to compete on ERC season opener Østberg has been competing in the world championship for the past 10 years and is one of only a handful of drivers with a victory in the series to their name. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Loeb’s first taste of the Peugeot 2008 DKR

“Of course I feel at home in a rally car, but this is very different to any rally car I have tried before”

Dakar - Sebastien Loeb’s first taste of the Peugeot 2008 DKR June 2015, Erfoud. A desolate corner of the Moroccan desert, inhabited only by a couple of hotels, the Red Bull-powered Peugeot Dakar team, and nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb, sampling the Peugeot 2008 DKR for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Loeb’s fond farewell

Loeb will join Peugeot Sport, part of the same PSA family as Citroën, for January’s Dakar Rally

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb bid a heartfelt farewell to Citroën after confirmation he will leave the French manufacturer following a stellar career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Latvala flies to Finland lead

Almost half the rally’s competitive distance was crammed into nine gravel speed tests

Jari-Matti Latvala delighted his home fans by leading Neste Oil Rally Finland on Friday night after an enthralling leg in which the lead changed hands three times. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Sébastien Ogier won Thursday evening’s opening special stage at Neste Oil Rally Finland as less than a second covered the fastest three drivers

Sébastien Ogier sets early pace in Finland

The Frenchman topped the times in the 2.27km Harju by 0.6sec in his Volkswagen Polo R. Kris Meeke was second in Citroën’s DS 3 with Andreas Mikkelsen completing the top three, 0.8sec off the lead in another Polo R. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

74 entries for LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland

There are 14 entries in the top-line World Rally Car class

The organisers of LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland have confirmed a seventy-four car entry for the event, which runs from 2-5 July and is the seventh round of the world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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