2014 Race Of Champions
“Wow, I don’t know what to say – I don’t think I have seen anything so close in my whole life,” – Solberg
Norway’s Petter Solberg has won the Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in what is the sport’s closest ever finish in its 47-year history.
A record-breaking 41 Supercars started today’s German RX event
Norway’s Petter Solberg has established an early advantage at Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, after a second and third fastest heat time projected the Championship leader to the top of the Intermediate Points.
Jacques Villeneuve and Petter Solberg in the Supercar line-up
The opening round of the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will kick off in Portugal this weekend (3-4 May) with more than 50 of the world’s best rallycross drivers set to battle it out across the Supercar, Super1600 and TouringCar categories and in the supporting RX Lites Cup.
Citroen’s Mikko Hirvonen will take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third day of Rally de Portugal
Citroen’s Mikko Hirvonen holds the lead at the end of the second day of Rally de Portugal and following the cancellation of the repeat loop he will now take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third leg.
He will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Petter Solberg says he is finding it hard to express in words his delight at signing a one-year contract to drive for Ford in next season’s World Rally Championship. Solberg, from Norway, will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC co-driven by Briton Chris Patterson.
Sebastien Loeb has extended his lead of the World Rally Championship for drivers
After winning Rally d’Italia Sardegna for a fourth time. Driving a Citroen DS3 WRC, Loeb faced the daunting prospect of running first on the road and clearing a line through the loose surface gravel for the drivers behind for three consecutive days to claim his second victory of 2011 alongside co-driver Daniel Elena.
Peugeot ace takes maiden IRC triumph
Eurosport shows 12 epic stages live. Bryan Bouffier got his Intercontinental Rally Challenge title campaign off to the best possible start by winning the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo, which finished in Monaco’s harbour front in the early hours of Saturday morning following three day’s of intense competition shown live on Eurosport.
The watches are ticking as the Sauber F1 Team and Certina approach the start of another new year together.
The Swiss sports watch brand has been a partner of the team since 2005. The Premium Partner’s logo presence on the Formula One team’s cars was extended in 2010, and in 2011 the brand’s logos will be displayed on the deflectors in front of the sidepods, as well as once again on the helmet visors of both drivers.
Ott Tanak leads the PWRC, 35.8 seconds up on Patrik Flodin
Citroen’s Sebastien Loeb is the man at the top of the times post-SS11 – but Petter Solberg is right in contention in second. Citroen number one driver Sebastien Loeb leads Wales Rally GB heading into the mid-day halt, although Petter Solberg is right up there in his privately entered C4 WRC and a major threat, just 2.3 seconds adrift.
Sebastien Ogier rolled his Citroen C4 WRC car in the first test of the day
Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier has crashed out of the Wales Rally GB in the opening stage this morning. Ogier went off the road near the end of the 14.78 kilometre Radnor Forest stage [SS8] rolling his Citroen C4 WRC car in the process. It has since been confirmed he will not be able to re-join tomorrow under the SupeRally.
Sebastien Ogier currently holds the runner-up spot on the World Rally Championship
But Petter Solberg is on a mission to take it from him on the final round of the year Former World Rally Champion and four-time winner of Rally Great Britain Petter Solberg has warned the Citroen Junior Team’s Sebastien Ogier to watch out for his runner-up spot on the World Rally Championship in Britain next month.
Three weeks after clinching this year’s drivers’ World Championship
Adding another victory to his record breaking tally, today’s win was the 61st at World Championship level for the Frenchman and his co-driver Daniel Elena. The pair led the rally from beginning to end, eventually finishing 35.3 seconds ahead of the man in second place, Citroen privateer Petter Solberg.