Tag Archive: WRC

Dec 16

VIDEO: Sébastien Ogier onboard mix

The 12-minute edit showcases some of the spectacular action that the WRC TV onboard cameras captured

With Sébastien Ogier’s fifth WRC title now written into the history books, we continue to celebrate the Frenchman’s magnificent year by putting together a compilation video that contains his best onboard moments from the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

VW’s WRC 2 Polo breaks cover

First rally car to roll out of Wolfsburg since VW ended its factory WRC programme

Volkswagen’s brand-new R5-spec Polo GTI has completed its first tests on asphalt and gravel roads in the south of France with Pontus Tidemand at the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

WRC Live lowdown: Turkey (+video)

Mediterranean resort of Marmaris on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

Turkey will make a welcome return to the WRC calendar in 2018, and our WRC Live team has visited the region to get the lowdown on the new challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Tänak wins WRC top driver award for second season

Rally fans vote Ott Tänak WRC Driver of the Year

Teaser ImageM-Sport World Rally Team named best of 2017 campaign. Sydney celebration brings down curtain on thrilling season. Ott Tänak carried off the top accolade at the WRC Gala awards in Sydney on Monday night as his M-Sport team took a clean sweep of the major honours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WRC: Neuville secures fourth 2017 win

FIA World Rally Championship

Thierry Neuville clinched his fourth victory of the season at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on Sunday afternoon to secure the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

WRC: Neuville exploits Mikkelsen mistake

Belgian capitalises on teammates error to lead Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

Teaser ImageGoing into Sunday’s final leg, Thierry Neuville headed Jari-Matti Latvala by 20.1sec and on course to seal the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship for the third time in five years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

WRC: Masterful Mikkelsen dominates

Norwegian shows a clean pair of heels to his Kennards Hire Rally Australia rivals

Teaser ImageAndreas Mikkelsen won five of the six dusty gravel speed tests which formed the majority of Friday’s action to lead the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 20.1sec in a Hyundai i20. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

WRC: Mikkelsen holds cards in Australia

Kennards Hire Rally Australia – Norwegian sets sights on back-to-back WRC successes

WRC Mikkelsen holds cards in AustraliaAndreas Mikkelsen could hold the aces in the pack as he defends his Rally Australia title in the finale to the most exciting and unpredictable WRC season in years.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

2018 WRC to launch at Autosport International

British show to host 2018 FIA World Rally Championship launch

Teaser ImageTeams to unveil new-season World Rally Cars at ‘Takeover Thursday’. All WRC drivers, co-drivers and team principals to attend. The 2018 FIA World Rally Championship will blast off with a high-profile launch at the Autosport International (11 – 14 January) show in Birmingham.

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Oct 29

WRC: Ogier seals title

Ogier wins fifth WRC title

A finely-judged third place at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB guaranteed a fifth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship for Sébastien Ogier with the 33-year-old Frenchman moving to second in the all-time rankings behind nine-time champion Sébastien Loeb.
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Oct 29

WRC: Neuville regains second in SS17/18

Third in the opening Alwen speed test promoted the Belgian ahead of title favourite Sébastien Ogier

Thierry Neuville battled back into second place at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on Sunday morning in a determined effort to keep his FIA World Rally Championship hopes alive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 28

WRC: Evans closes in on first win

Welshman remains on track for maiden victory at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Teaser ImageElfyn Evans is chasing a first home victory for 17 years and at the same time lending a massive helping hand to team-mate Sébastien Ogier in his quest for a fifth consecutive world title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 28

WRC: Neuville charges in SS10/11

The Belgian climbed to second in a Hyundai i20

Thierry Neuville surged passed WRC title rivals Sébastien Ogier and Ott Tänak at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on Saturday in a desperate bid to keep his championship hopes alive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 27

WRC: Home hero dominates in Wales

FIA World Rally Championship Wales Rally GB

Teaser ImageElfyn Evans delivers masterclass on home soil to lead Dayinsure Wales Rally GB.
The Welshman won three of the six slippery speed tests in the mid-Wales forests on Friday to head M-Sport team-mate Ott Tänak by 24.6sec.

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Oct 25

WRC: “I’ll push to the end” – Neuville

“We were dealt something of a harsh blow in Spain, but we are ready to fight back in Wales” – Neuville  

Thierry Neuville has pledged to keep up his championship fight at this week’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, even though a recent run of miserable results has left his title hopes hanging by a thread. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Rally legends Sebastien Loeb and Nicky Grist are your guides to Wales Rally GB, where the WRC titles could be decided

Catch it all on Red Bull TV!

2017-08-04_0209Multiple world champion Sebastien Loeb, a three-time winner of Rally GB from 2008-2010, will be your guide to the action on Red Bull TV, bringing his specialised insight into these classic stages.

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Oct 19

Thrilling WRC season creates record-breaking attendances

Spectacular new-era WRC inspires bigger crowds again

Ott Tanak ADAC Rallye DeutschlandSeason-long attendances on target to shatter four million mark. Rallies in Italy and Sweden achieve largest increases. Dynamic new cars and a thrilling season-long title battle have sparked record attendances at this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 09

WRC: The pain of trying to win Spain

Behind the scenes with Dani Sordo as he bids for a 15th time to win his home race

Dani Sordo (ESP) seen during the FIA World Rally Championship 2017 in Bostalsee, Germany on August 17, 2017This kind of second place, Dani Sordo could work with this kind of second place. It’s Saturday afternoon on the Rally of Spain, the temperature’s rising and Hyundai’s local hero is ready to make history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

WRC: RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España, Neuville bounces back

Thierry Neuville recovered from a torrid end to Saturday morning at to win the afternoon’s opening speed test

The Belgian, who dropped more than 40sec after hydraulic problems set in motion a bizarre chain of events, set about climbing back up the leaderboard with fastest time in the second pass through El Montmell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

RallyRACC Catalunya: Andreas Mikkelsen made a fairy tale start to his Hyundai career by leading RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España after Friday’s opening leg

Dream debut for Andreas Mikkelsen

WRC - Dream debut for Andreas MikkelsenMaking his debut for the Korean team after joining last month, Mikkelsen ended a captivating day with a 1.4sec advantage in his i20 World Rally Car over WRC leader Sébastien Ogier. Read the rest of this entry »

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