Tag Archive: Team Peugeot Belgium-Luxembourg

Dec 15

Michelin and Yokohama, the official tyre partners of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, have celebrated another year of success in the IRC.

Tyre firms celebrate year of IRC triumphs

French firm Michelin helped Andreas Mikkelsen to the IRC drivers’ crown, its fifth in a row, and SKODA to the IRC manufacturers’ title while the Japanese Yokohama organisation celebrated IRC Production Cup glory with factory Subaru driver Toshi Arai.

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Apr 28

Subaru announces Impreza R4 IRC bid

Danish ace Martin Knudsen is targeting an IRC bid with PROTON

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADSubaru will enter a brace of Impreza WRX STIs, conforming to the new R4 technical regulations, on selected rounds of this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge for respected Japanese drivers Toshi Arai and Fumio Nutahara. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Freddy Loix lands IRC glory in Belgium (+result & standings)

Sixth Geko Ypres victory for popular local hero

Local hero Freddy Loix has clinched his sixth Geko Ypres Rally victory to become the fifth different winner of an Intercontinental Rally Challenge round this season. Driving for Skoda Motorsport for the first time, the Belgian was roared all the way through Saturday’s 13 sun-coated special stages by tens of thousands of adoring fans, who lined the demanding all-asphalt route. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Local hero Neuville aims to play safe in Ypres

 Neuville will be chasing a finish on his home IRC event

Thierry Neuville insists he won’t be feeling any added pressure when he starts the Geko Ypres Rally on Friday, despite his billing as one of his country’s brightest hopes for the future. Neuville, 21, hails from Hunningen in the far east of Belgium near to the border with Germany, approximately 300 kilometres from Ypres, where round sixth of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge will be taking place. Read the rest of this entry »

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