Tag Archive: World Rally Championship

Mar 13

WRC: A rally turned 007 mission

How the WRC ended up racing in Mexico City’s Zocalo, the plaza made famous in ‘Spectre’

World Rally Championship A rally turned 007 missionIt’s January and the telephone’s ringing in the Rally Mexico office. Two months before the third round of the World Rally Championship starts and the telephone is rarely quiet. But if things are busy now, they’re just about to get a whole lot busier. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Moffett announces ERC Junior U28 prize push

Irish talent targets new category’s World Rally Car drive incentive

Moffett announces ERC Junior U28 prize pushJosh Moffett has chosen the FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship to help him achieve his aim of competing in the World Rally Championship in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico: complete with mountains, rocks, and dust

The heat is on at Rally Mexico! 

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico complete with mountains, rocks, and dustFollowing a spectacular start in Mexico City – the metropolis with the biggest urban population in the world – Rally Mexico now takes on a completely different look, featuring endless deserts, football-sized rocks and wild countryside. It’s renowned for being one of the toughest events on the calendar, with rough roads, intense heat and dust making the first gravel round of the World Rally Championship a real endurance test.
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Feb 24

Mexico City’s iconic heart beats to WRC rally rhythm

Central Mexico City to host FIA World Rally Championship action

Zócalo square, Mexico City The FIA World Rally Championship roars into the heart of one of the world’s largest cities next month when Mexico City hosts thrilling high-speed action at a venue made famous in James Bond movie ‘Spectre’. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WRC meets James Bond venue

FIA World Rally Championship roars into town made famous in 007 movie ‘Spectre’

WRC meets James Bond venue Huge crowds will pack the iconic Zócalo square to watch exciting new-era World Rally Cars fight for tenths of a second at the opening two speed tests of Rally Guanajuato Mexico, the third round of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Andreas and Mike head for the snow of Rally Sweden (+videos)

Ice to meet you, Andreas

Andreas and Mike head for the snow of Rally Sweden Red Bull TV will be broadcasting from Rally Sweden, round two of the World Rally Championship, with live coverage and special features: all details in the infographic! Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Mosley: Liberty should have kept Ecclestone on

“In a way Formula 1 is his legacy.”
Mosley: Liberty should have kept Ecclestone onFormer FIA president Max Mosley says Liberty Media may regret not retaining Bernie Ecclestone as the sport’s CEO, adding that for “someone new to come in without all the personal relationships may be difficult”.
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Jan 22

WRC: Ogier wins Monte-Carlo

Sébastien Ogier won his fourth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo on Sunday afternoon in a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car

He opened the defence of his FIA World Rally Championship crown with a 2min 15.0sec victory on the four-day classic on snow and ice-covered roads in the French Alps. It was a dream debut for the Frenchman with the M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Mark and Mike’s Monte road trip (+video)

If you’re a successful Formula 1 and Le Mans driver, you’re used to travelling in a certain degree of style

Story Clip (Dirty) Riding Shotgun - Mark Webber & Mike Chen

So when guest reporter Mark Webber took a road trip to see some of the Rallye Monte-Carlo stages together with Red Bull TV presenter Mike Chen, there was only one way for him to travel:  in a Porsche 911 (a car which, believe it or not, actually won the Rallye Monte-Carlo back in 1978). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Sparco® with Citroen and M-Sport in WRC

First act for World Rally Championship in Montecarlo, SPARCO® unveils its partnership with Citroen Total Abu Dhabi and M-Sport     

Citroen C3 WRC Plus 2017 - Citroen Total Abu Dhabi Only few hours before the start of the World Rally Championship in Montecarlo. Also in 2017 SPARCO® will be in the WRC and will point at the top along with the drivers of the Citroen Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team and the M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

WRC is back! The new era

Dynamic new-look World Rally Cars will echo through the mountains of the French Alps

The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

New cars, new teams, new rules: new WRC era is ready for blast-off in Monte-Carlo!

Eagerly-awaited 2017 WRC season kicks off in Monte-Carlo

WRC 2017 The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 – 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

WRC: Suninen steps up to World Rally Car

He finished runner-up in WRC 2 in 2016

Rising young Finnish star Teemu Suninen will tackle up to three gravel rounds of this season’s FIA World Rally Championship in a 2017-specification Ford Fiesta WRC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

It’s 2017 and the Monte countdown has begun!

Sébastien Ogier in a Ford Fiesta?

The New Year is here, and in rallying terms that means just one thing: the new era of the World Rally Championship has arrived and the first stages are just around the corner! Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Red Bull TV to screen live WRC

It will broadcast live action on Saturday from every event

Red Bull TV will bring a ground-breaking approach to coverage of next season’s new-era FIA World Rally Championship when it screens extended live and highlights shows from all 13 rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

2017 World Rally Championship live on Red Bull TV

The ground- breaking premiere takes place on Rallye Monte-Carlo in January, ushering in a new era of unique coverage from Red Bull TV

2017 World Rally Championship live on Red Bull TV With non-stop action on snow, mud, tarmac and gravel, the FIA World Rally Championship radiates automotive adrenalin – and next year it will be seen for the first time live on Red Bull TV.

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Dec 10

2017 Ford Fiesta WRC breaks cover

M-Sport has revealed details of the new Ford Fiesta WRC it will campaign in the 2017 World Rally Championship

Designed to next-year’s exciting new WRC technical regulations, the car has undergone a complete redesign to deliver more power and more mechanical grip. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

WRC Promoter confirms 13-round calendar for 2017

The 2017 FIA World Rally Championship calendar has been announced today (Wednesday) by WRC Promoter

2016-11-20 The exciting new-era championship, which will feature greater manufacturer interest with the return of automotive giants Toyota and Citroën, comprises the same 13 rounds as the successful 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

WRC: 2016 stars honoured at glamorous Sydney gala

Sydney celebration brings down curtain on dramatic season

Ott Tanak - WRC Driver of the Year Star drivers from the WRC joined team bosses and championship officials for a sparkling finale to a dramatic FIA World Rally Championship season in Sydney on Monday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

WRC: Volkswagen targets winning farewell

“It’s a strange situation for everyone at Volkswagen Motorsport”

WRC - Volkswagen targets winning farewell Volkswagen has pledged to end its FIA World Rally Championship era on a high note when its bows out in Australia this weekend after four years of dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

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