Tag Archive: FIA World Rally Championship

Jan 17

A consortium of motorsport organisers has confirmed its ambitions to hold a WRC round in Japan for the first time since 2010

Japan confirms WRC ambitions

WRC Japan Round Bid Committee announced outline details of the planned event at the Tokyo Auto Salon, raising the prospect the country may host a round of the FIA World Rally Championship as early as 2019.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

FIA World Rally Championship, shiny new WRC car livery revealed 

World Champion Ogier’s new M-Sport car livery revealed for the first time

The FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 looks set to be the best yet after the thrilling launch at Europe’s biggest pre-season motorsport show in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Birmingham blast-off for 2018 FIA World Rally Championship

Spectacular season launch for WRC at Autosport International show

The 2018 FIA World Rally Championship hit top gear with a spectacular high-profile launch at the Autosport International show in Birmingham on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Revolution in WRC’s live coverage for 2018

Follow the FIA World Rally Championship like never before

WRC fans can look forward to watching unprecedented live coverage of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship under ground-breaking plans to transform the way the series is broadcast.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Sébastien Loeb back in WRC

French nine-time champion signs up for three stops in 2018 with Citroën

Teaser ImageWRC legend Sébastien Loeb will return to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 with Citroën. Loeb, who won nine consecutive world titles between 2004 and 2012, will drive a C3 World Rally Car at three rounds – on Mexico’s gravel (8 – 11 March), on Corsica’s asphalt (5 – 8 April) and at Spain’s mixed surface fixture (25 – 28 October). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WRC: Neuville secures fourth 2017 win

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Thierry Neuville clinched his fourth victory of the season at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on Sunday afternoon to secure the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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Nov 08

2018 WRC to launch at Autosport International

British show to host 2018 FIA World Rally Championship launch

Teaser ImageTeams to unveil new-season World Rally Cars at ‘Takeover Thursday’. All WRC drivers, co-drivers and team principals to attend. The 2018 FIA World Rally Championship will blast off with a high-profile launch at the Autosport International (11 – 14 January) show in Birmingham.

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Oct 29

WRC: Ogier seals title

Ogier wins fifth WRC title

A finely-judged third place at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB guaranteed a fifth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship for Sébastien Ogier with the 33-year-old Frenchman moving to second in the all-time rankings behind nine-time champion Sébastien Loeb.
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Oct 29

WRC: Neuville regains second in SS17/18

Third in the opening Alwen speed test promoted the Belgian ahead of title favourite Sébastien Ogier

Thierry Neuville battled back into second place at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on Sunday morning in a determined effort to keep his FIA World Rally Championship hopes alive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 27

WRC: Home hero dominates in Wales

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Teaser ImageElfyn Evans delivers masterclass on home soil to lead Dayinsure Wales Rally GB.
The Welshman won three of the six slippery speed tests in the mid-Wales forests on Friday to head M-Sport team-mate Ott Tänak by 24.6sec.

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Oct 26

WRC: Sébastien Ogier stands on the verge of a fifth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title in Britain this weekend (updated)

Ogier close to fifth crown

Ogier has been unbeatable in the muddy forests of Dayinsure Wales Rally GB for the past four seasons. A record fifth victory would secure another drivers’ title and complete a dream double on home soil for M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Thrilling WRC season creates record-breaking attendances

Spectacular new-era WRC inspires bigger crowds again

Ott Tanak ADAC Rallye DeutschlandSeason-long attendances on target to shatter four million mark. Rallies in Italy and Sweden achieve largest increases. Dynamic new cars and a thrilling season-long title battle have sparked record attendances at this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

WRC Promoter confirms 2018 championship calendar

Thirteen rounds announced for 2018 FIA World Rally Championship

Teaser ImageWRC Promoter has announced the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship calendar today (Thursday). Turkey returns to WRC for first time since 2010. Spain becomes final European round after date swap with Britain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

FIA World Rally Championship: ADAC Rallye Deutschland

Military precision in Germany

FIA World Rally Championship ADAC Rallye DeutschlandThe FIA World Rally Championship, we’re regularly told, has three surfaces: snow; gravel and asphalt. Right? Absolutely. Except for Rallye Deutschland. In Germany, there are any number of surfaces. That’s what makes this event unique. 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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Jul 30

WRC: Ice-cool Lappi wraps up first win

The 26-year-old overcame a late scare after breaking a wheel in the penultimate speed test

WRC Ice-cool Lappi wraps up first winNovice Esapekka Lappi, driving for only the fourth time at the FIA World Rally Championship’s top level, won Neste Rally Finland by 36.0sec. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

WRC: Lappi seals win

The 26-year-old Finn survived a late scare after breaking a wheel on his Toyota Yaris

Esapekka Lappi won Neste Rally Finland on Sunday afternoon to claim his maiden FIA World Rally Championship success. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

WRC: Title fight intensifies in Finland

Closest WRC fight since 2009 heats up again on Finland’s roller coaster roads

WRC Title fight intensifies in FinlandThe closest FIA World Rally Championship fight since 2009 increases in intensity this week on Finland’s super-fast roller coaster roads. Read the rest of this entry »

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