Tag Archive: WRC

Jan 25

Rallye Monte Carlo: Ogier wins the Monte again

Volkswagen’s Sebastien Ogier has taken the victory on Rallye Monte Carlo

Sebastien Ogier Sebastien Ogier starts the 2015 WRC season with victory on Rallye Monte Carlo, as he bids to take the Drivers’ title for the third year in succession. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

2015 FIA World Rally Championship Monte Carlo roars into life

The iconic wintry event has attracted 96 crews

WRC logo The 2015 FIA WRC roars into life this week with Rallye Monte Carlo (22-25 January) and a hotly anticipated clash between the two most successful drivers of the modern era: Sébastien Loeb and Sébastien Ogier.

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Jan 17

Sebastien Chardonnet Monte Carlo Rally WRC rally preview

Chardonnet ready to rewrite history !

Thirty-six years ago, the Lancia Stratos Chardonnet was victorious with Bernard Darniche … Entered in the 83rd edition of the most senior of road events with a DS3 WRC, the grandson of the iconic Lancia importer is ready for the challenge ! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

New World Championship team enters World RX for 2015

Joining Stohl in the all-new World RX Team Austria will be team owner and driver, Max Pucher.

Rallycross FIA logo It was announced that a new two-car team headed up by former WRC star Manfred Stohl will enter the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Over the next week on wrc.com we’ll tell you why we’re so excited about 2015

And why you should be too. Up first: a timing revolution

WRC new logo-1 Everybody breathe. After a rally-free December we are back in a live World Championship season – and one that promises to be an absolute belter. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

New for 2015: WRC driver shuffle

Next to look forward to in 2015 is the chance to see new drivers in new cars

WRC logo 3: WRC driver shuffle. While the end of every season is rife with speculation about which drivers are off where, at the start we are more concerned with seeing how the new boys will get on. And for 2015 there is plenty to to get excited about. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Kubica commits to WRC in 2015

The 30-year-old Grand Prix winner will again drive a Ford Fiesta RS WRC

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action image Robert Kubica has ended months of speculation about his future by confirming today that he will remain in the WRC in 2015 and will tackle every round of the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Paddon inks new deal at Hyundai

It is expected he will again be entered by and score points for the Hyundai Motorsport N team.

WRC logo Hayden Paddon will tackle at least nine rounds of the WRC next season after confirming a new deal with Hyundai Motorsport today (Monday). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Final gamble of the year for Ogier

‘Wetten, dass..?’

WRC logo WRC will hold centre stage on prime-time TV this weekend when Sébastien Ogier tackles a special challenge during the final episode of the popular Saturday night German entertainment show ‘Wetten, dass…?’ (You Bet!) on ZDF. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robert Kubica nets late win at Monza

Kubica led by 2.8sec in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Robert Kubica outpaced Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi over the final speed test to win the non-championship Monza Rally on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Loeb’s Monte preparations begin in France

The nine-time world champion will drive a current spec Citroen DS3 WRC

This weekend Sébastien Loeb will begin preparing for his Monte-Carlo WRC comeback by tackling the French Championship Rallye du Var.

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Nov 16

World champion Ogier ends WRC season on a high

Podium success for Mikko Hirvonen, M Sport World Rally Team and Sparco in GB

WRC - Sébastien OgierSébastien Ogier ended the 2014 WRC season on a winning note after claiming his eighth victory of the year at Wales Rally GB on Sunday.

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Oct 26

Sébastien Ogier secures drivers’ crown with victory in Spain

WRC – RallyRACC-Rally de España

Ogier took victory by 11.3sec in a Volkswagen Polo R from team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala, the only man who could beat him to the crown. The Frenchman becomes the eighth driver to lift the title more than once and did so with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Carpentier on World RX: “Rallycross is for me”

World RX of Canada is the seventh round of the season and will take place at Trois-Rivieres from 7-8 August.

  Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar - Patrick Carpentier The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has attracted a host of stars from a variety of motorsport disciplines including drivers from F1, WRC, DTM, Formula Drift, BTCC and X Games. 

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Jun 17

ERC revamped for 2015

“The changes and cost-cutting measures”

European Rally Championship logoThe FIA European Rally Championship will undergo several changes for the 2015 season designed to reduce costs for competitors and strengthen the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Block and Ekstrom add to star line-up for Hell RX

“Rallycross is one of motorsport’s hidden jewels”
World RX action Round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – World RX of Norway – boasts a truly international line-up with drivers from a variety of motorsport disciplines including F1, WRC, DTM and X Games.

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Apr 23

EKS is the latest team to join World RX

The team will contest selected rounds in World RX
Audi S1 EKS Concept EKS is the latest team to pledge support to the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after the Swedish squad confirmed it will compete in 2014 with the brand-new Audi S1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Martin Anayi Q&A

“The future of World RX is huge”

FIA World Rallycross - Martin Anayi This year will mark the inaugural season of the highly-anticipated FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy: motorsport’s fastest-growing World Championship, which is centred around incredible 600bhp machines which reach nought to sixty faster than a Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Sparco drivers finish close to podium in tough Swedish rally

Mikko Hirvonen on his way to fourth overall in Rally Sweden

Mikko Hirvonen The second round of the FIA World Rally Championship has come to a thrilling conclusion in Sweden today with two Sparco-supported drivers on the verge of the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Shell returns to FIA World Rally Championship with Hyundai Motorsport

The new Hyundai i20 WRC will use Shell Helix Ultra motor oil

Hyundai Shell World Rally Team (1)Shell is pleased to announce its return to the FIA (Féderation Internationale de l’Automobile) World Rally Championship (WRC) with a multi-year programme as Title Partner of the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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