Tag Archive: World Rally Championship

May 22

Max makes his WRC2 debut in Portugal

The son of 1981 world champion Ari Vatanen made his WRC2 debut on the classic gravel even

Max makes his WRC2 debut in PortugalMax Vatanen competed in a World Rally Championship event in a four-wheel drive car for the first time on last weekend’s Rally Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

WRC: Ogier top after Tänak mistake

Frenchman capitalises on error to lead Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC Ogier top after Tänak mistakeSébastien Ogier ended the penultimate leg with a 16.8sec advantage over Thierry Neuville after leader Ott Tänak’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship win ended when he hit a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Tänak holds narrow Portugal lead

Ott Tänak​ leads after an enthralling Friday at Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Dani SordoEstonian Tänak headed Dani Sordo by 4.6sec with FIA World Rally Championship leader Sébastien Ogier just four-tenths further back following a day in which six different drivers topped the standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

CERTINA joins GT4 European Series

CERTINA has a long-standing commitment to motorsport

CERTINA joins GT4 European SeriesEffective immediately, the Swiss watch brand CERTINA is now Official Partner of the GT4 European Series, comprising its Northern Cup and Southern Cup branches. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

WRC: Østberg and Neuville tie

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Mads Østberg and Thierry Neuville tied for the lead after Thursday night’s opening speed test at Vodafone Rally De Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

WRC: Neuville chases hat-trick in Portugal

A win for Thierry Neuville in Portugal could move him top of the championship

WRC Neuville chases hat-trick in PortugalThe Hyundai Motorsport driver has surged back into FIA World Rally Championship contention after misery on the opening rounds in Monte-Carlo and Sweden when he twice crashed out of the lead.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Four from four in exciting new-era World Rally Championship

Unpredictable season start heralds wide open 2017 WRC

Four from fourFour different drivers and manufacturers win opening four rounds. Not since 1986 has WRC begun in such thrilling fashion. Dynamic new-look rally cars have provided the most gripping and unpredictable opening to the FIA World Rally Championship for more than 30 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

François Duval confirmed entry with Albatec Peugeot 208 in Mettet World RX

François remains the only Belgian to take victory in the European Rallycross Championship

François Duval confirmed entry with Albatec Peugeot 208 in Mettet World RXFormer World Rally Championship driver François Duval will drive an Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 RX Supercar in Coyote World RX of Belgium, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at Mettet on 12-14 May.
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Apr 21

Rally Argentina Preview 2017: A muddy tango in the heart of Latin America

From European asphalt to Latin American gravel

Red Bull TV logoThe World Rally Championship is all about seeing who is the very best driver in the world: capable of going fast no matter what the road and conditions look like. To find that out, you have to go everywhere and try everything. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

WRC: Neuville leads in Corsica as Meeke retires

Thierry Neuville held a commanding lead in the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse after a dramatic second leg on Saturday

WRC Neuville leads in Corsica as Meeke retiresThe Belgian starts Sunday’s finale with a 38.9sec advantage over Sébastien Ogier after engine problems sidelined Kris Meeke from the lead and mechanical troubles blunted Ogier’s attack as he seemed destined to pounce. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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