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Volkswagen collected the biggest haul, taking a clean sweep of the Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ WRC titles for the third consecutive season
After 13 rounds and 4,393.23 stage kilometres, this year’s World Rally Championship concluded on Friday night when the champions’ received their silverware at a glittering FIA prize-giving ceremony at the Lido theatre in Paris.
Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley were crowned as World Endurance Drivers’ Champions
At Le Lido in Paris the 2015 FIA World Endurance Champions collected their trophies alongside the other winners from Formula One, World Rally Championship, World Touring Car Championship, World RallyCross and the other continental championships from around the globe.
The former Ford team-leader retired from full time competition last year having notched up 15 WRC victories
While he will miss his home round of the World Rally Championship this week, Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen recently got an adrenaline fix of a different kind when he took the wheel of a Williams Formula One car.
Sebastien Loeb says he is relishing starting his bid for his ninth World Rally Championship title on Rallye Monte-Carlo
The event, which begins in the French city of Valence on Tuesday 17 January, returns to the WRC trail for the first time in three years. Loeb says the rally is “mythical” and that its return is another boost to the championship’s popularity.
Renault/Lotus team signs Raikkonen for F1 return
Lotus Renault GP is pleased to announce that Kimi Räikkönen will race for the team next season. The 2007 World Champion, who left Formula 1 at the end of 2009 to pursue a career in rallying, has decided to make a comeback at the pinnacle of single-seater racing. He has now signed a two-year agreement with Lotus Renault GP.