Tag Archive: Peugeot

Oct 12

Loeb second on Rallye du Maroc

In preparation for competing on the Dakar Rally in January

2017-08-04_0559Less than a week after confirmation that he will continue to race with Peugeot in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy next season [read here], France’s Sebastien Loeb finished second on Rallye du Maroc.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 13

Peugeot to make ERC return in new junior category

Pepe Lopez and José Suarez get set for ERC Junior Under 28 action

Peugeot to make ERC return in new junior categoryInterest in the FIA European Rally Championship continues to strengthen with confirmation of the Peugeot Rally Academy’s eagerly anticipated return to the all-action series for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Top 3 class finish for ALDO Racing at the Silk Way Rally

ALDO Racing survives the Far East Section of the Silk Way Rally

Mission accomplished for David Bensadoun A Remarkable Third-Place Class Finish for David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé at the Silk Way Rally. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Sparco triumphs in 2016 Dakar Rally

Italian brand on the top step of the podium with Peugeot and with a fantastic 1 – 2 – 3 in truck overall standings 

Sparco Dakar 2016- Team De Rooy - Truck Sparco’s 2016 starts with a great triumph in Dakar. Volpiano’s brand is on the top step of car and truck podium in Rosario (Argentina). After over 10.000 kilometers Stéphane Peterhansel conquers his 12th Dakar (6 motorbike, 6 car) and, with his co-driver Jean Paul Cottret, bring Sparco on the highest step of the podium in one of the toughest motorsport competition.

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Jan 17

Dakar: Peugeot on top of the world with “Peter” as Price opens his account

Peugeot dream team dominated the race with nine stage wins out of twelve

218 vehicles (84 motorcycles, 23 quads, 67 cars and 44 trucks) managed to finish the 2016 edition of the Dakar, which saw Stéphane Peterhansel claim his sixth win in the car category after another six in the motorcycle race for a grand total of twelve.

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Jan 15

Dakar: Stage 12, Toyota coming up on the blindside

Whilst the internal duel in the Peugeot team then the combat with Mini drew the attention, Toyota have almost been forgotten

However, on checking the overall ranking with two stages to go before the end of the Dakar 2016, it can be said that this vintage is far from being a bad year for the Japanese constructor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Dakar: Stage 11, Peugeot confirm the withdrawal of Carlos Sainz

There are now 3 Peugeot DKR 2008 cars still in the race

Rally Dakar 2016 Carlos Sainz Unfortunately, it is all over for Carlos Sainz on the Dakar 2016. Leader yesterday morning at the start of the 10th stage, the Peugeot driver experienced a very complicated day which ended with the breakage of an adaptor plate linking the engine to the gear-box. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Sep 06

Hansen wins Loheac RX for Peugeot at manufacturer’s home race 

“If there is one place I wanted to win it’s Loheac – the home of Peugeot” – Hansen

World RX - Hansen wins Loheac RX for Peugeot at manufacturer's home race Sweden’s Timmy Hansen won the Bretagne World RX of France in style by triumphing at the ninth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at home for Peugeot.

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Jun 06

It’s the simple thing that make Le Mans

It may be one of the world’s most iconic motorsport events, but there’s so much more to Le Mans than just a race

Benoît Tréluyer  Audi 1 As Benoît Tréluyer prepares for the 83rd edition of the French endurance classic, where he hopes to be fighting for his fourth victory, the Frenchman takes us on a journey through his Le Mans experience.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Britain’s James Grint to drive for Albatec Racing

Albatec lines-up James Grint for EuroRX

Euro RX - Albatec Racing - James Grint Britain’s James Grint will compete in the FIA European Rallycross Championship (Euro RX) presented by Monster Energy with Scottish-based team Albatec Racing. Grint will pilot a Peugeot 208 RX Supercar alongside Frenchman Jerome Grosset-Janin in the five-round championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Al-Attiyah strengthens his grip on Dakar 2015

Barreda lights the fireworks

Dakar 2015 logo Joan Barreda wanted a stage win on the road to Cachi to put several days of bad luck behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Villeneuve tests rallycross car at Lydden Hill

Villeneuve set to entertain his home fans at Trois-Rivières in Québec on 7/8 August

FIA World Rallycross - Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve conducted his first proper test in his Albatec Racing run Peugeot 208 at Lydden Hill over the weekend as the French-Canadian began preparations for his 2014 campaign in the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Quesnel admits contact with Lotus’ Lopez

“We talked, and we did talk about the F1 team.”

Olivier Quesnel-Citroën-WRC-11-2010 Olivier Quesnel, the former Citroen and Peugeot rally boss, has admitted he has had contact with Lotus owner Gerard Lopez about becoming the Enstone team’s new sporting boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Peugeot becomes second major manufacturer to commit to World RX

Peugeot joins Ford in signing up to motorsport’s newest and fastest-growing World Championship 

Peugeot Sport Director, Bruno Famin with Hansen Motorsport Team Manager Kenneth Hansen Peugeot has followed in the wheel tracks of Ford in becoming the second major manufacturer to commit to the inaugural season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Jul 01

Sebastien Loeb demolishes Pikes Peak record with an 8:13.878 (+video)

As they say in France, a mighty Chapeau!

Sebastien Loeb - Peugeot Pikes Peak

Everyone knew Peugeot and Sébastien Loeb came to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to do something impressive, but taking one minute and 33 seconds off last year’s record is unprecedented.

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Jun 12

M-Sport and Peugeot new-generation rally cars right here, right now in the ERC in Ypres

Round six of the ERC from June 27-29

European Rally Championship logoExciting new-generation rally cars from M-Sport and Peugeot will appear on the upcoming FIA European Rally Championship round in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

ERC round five of 12, Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse (France) day two report

Bouffier wins thrilling ERC Tour de Corse for Peugeot

FIA ERC 2013 Tour de Corse Bryan Bouffier day two action imageBryan Bouffier has ended Jan Kopecký’s run of success in the FIA European Rally Championship with his maiden victory on Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse, which reached a thrilling climax live on Eurosport and France 3 Corsica earlier today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

F1 return for Kubica uncertain – Alonso

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is unsure if his friend Robert Kubica will ever return to formula one.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 0111Robert Kubica 2011-11-01 Pole Kubica, who after 2010 was regarded as one of the very best drivers on the grid, has been absent since sustaining serious injuries in a rallying crash in the weeks before the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

F1 must brace for tough times admits Ecclestone

F1 “must be prepared for problems” as Europe and the world suffer economically.

2011-06-09_03022010-06-12_0619That is the admission of the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, when asked if Peugeot’s withdrawal from Le Mans sports car racing could also indicate tough times ahead for F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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