Tag Archive: WRC

Apr 25

Britain’s Guy Wilks to compete at Lydden Hill with Olsbergs MSE

Wilks – a two-time British Rally Champion and ex-WRC driver – will pilot an Olsbergs MSE prepared Fiesta ST RX Supercar

World RX - Britain's Guy Wilks to compete at Lydden Hill with Olsbergs MSE British driver Guy Wilks has confirmed he will drive at next month’s World RX of Great Britain (27-29 May), round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

WRC: Hayden Paddon triumphs in Argentine thriller

He became the first New Zealand driver to win a WRC round

WRC Hayden Paddon triumphs in Argentine thriller Hayden Paddon scored his first WRC victory at YPF Rally Argentina on Sunday afternoon after fighting off world champion Sébastien Ogier in a thrilling finale to a scintillating last day duel. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

WRC: Hayden Paddon leads Argentina as Latvala crashes

“There’s still a long way to go with very tough stages” – Paddon

WRC Hayden Paddon leads Argentina as Latvala crashes Hayden Paddon is on course for his maiden WRC victory after Jari-Matti Latvala rolled out of the lead of YPF Rally Argentina on Saturday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

WRC: Sordo and Ogier tie in Argentina opener

Dani Sordo and Sébastien Ogier shared fastest time through Thursday night’s opening street stage at YPF Rally Argentina

The pair could not be split through the 1.50km asphalt test in Cordoba, watched by huge crowds, while Ott Tänak was just a tenth of a second further back in third. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

WRC: Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 – 24 April)

Ogier targets grand slam

Ogier targets WRC grand slamThe rough road south American rally is the only one on the calendar* that Ogier has yet to win during a career which has netted 34 triumphs. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

WRC TV turns spotlight on WRC 2 with new highlights show

WRC Promoter extends WRC 2 coverage

Elfyn Evans Rallye Monte-Carlo WRC TV will provide standalone highlights of the WRC 2 action from all future rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship following a surge in entries for the series’ principal support category. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Volkswagen’s vision of the future

Volkswagen has been testing key 2017 components in the current Polo R chassis since August last year

Designers at Volkswagen Motorsport have produced a concept drawing of how the manufacturer’s Polo R World Rally Car could look when new technical regulations are introduced into WRC next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

WRC: Breen scoops Ireland victory

The 26-year-old Irishman drove a DS 3 R5 to victory on Saturday, beating Pole Kajetan Kajetanowicz

WRC rising star Craig Breen racked-up another success this weekend with a second consecutive victory at the Circuit of Ireland rally. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

WRC: Paddon back home for Hyundai debut

The schedule to complete the i20 has been tight for the newly-formed Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team

Hayden Paddon returns to his native New Zealand this weekend to debut the new Hyundai i20 AP4 car at Rally Otago (8 – 10 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Breen and Evans go head-to-head

“The Circuit of Ireland is very close to my heart and I really wanted to come back and try to win it again”

WRC stars Craig Breen and Elfyn Evans step back from the global scene this week in search of success at the Circuit of Ireland rally (7 – 9 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

WRC: Paddon to debut new Hyundai in New Zealand

Alongside regular co-driver John Kennard, Paddon will debut the Hyundai i20 AP4 car

Kiwi Hayden Paddon will contest two rallies in his home country next month in an all-new car with the newly-formed Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Craig Breen hints at imminent WRC return

Keen to prove his potential to Citroën Racing ahead of the team’s WRC return in 2017

Five weeks after Rally Sweden, his one confirmed WRC outing this year for the Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team, Craig Breen has revealed he doesn’t have long to wait until a second appearance with the squad. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

CFI Markets joins WRC as Official Forex Trading Partner

WRC Promoter agrees partnership with CFI Markets 

WRC Promoter has completed an agreement with global independent financial institution CFI Markets to join the FIA World Rally Championship as Official Forex Trading Partner.

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Mar 07

WRC: Dominant Latvala is master of Mexico

Latvala ends Ogier’s winning run in Mexico

Latvala ends Ogier's winning run in Mexico Jari-Matti Latvala ended team-mate Sébastien Ogier’s perfect start to the WRC season with a convincing victory at Rally Guanajuato Mexico on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Ogier aiming to make history on WRC century

Unbeaten since Vodafone Rally Portugal last year

World Championship leaders Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia will make their 100th WRC start at the upcoming Rally Guanajuato México [3 – 6 March] and Ogier hopes to mark the occasion with a record-equalling win.

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Feb 23

WRC: New look for Rally Italia Sardegna

The Italian WRC counter moved to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia in 2004

The route of this year’s Rally Italia Sardegna [9 – 12 June] features a number of changes compared to 2015, including the introduction of two brand new stages and the return of some Sardinian classics. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

ERC: Mads Østberg to compete on season opener

Mads Østberg will take part in the opening round of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés

Mads Østberg to compete on ERC season opener Østberg has been competing in the world championship for the past 10 years and is one of only a handful of drivers with a victory in the series to their name. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Toyota displays 2016 Yaris WRC livery

WRC team principal Tommi Mäkinen attended the event but no updates were provided on the Yaris WRC

Toyota Gazoo Racing unveiled a 2016 livery for its Yaris World Rally Car during its annual motorsport news conference in Japan today (Thursday). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo kicks off the 2016 WRC season

Ogier: lack of pressure makes me stronger

Legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo kicks off the 2016 WRC season Sébastien Ogier says his hat-trick of World Rally Championship titles have left him feeling stronger than ever as he prepares to defend his crown this week at Rallye Monte-Carlo (21-24 January). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

WRC Promoter strengthens Lexar co-operation

Lexar memory cards capture the spectacular in-car footage and telemetry in cockpit temperatures that can approach 50˚C

WRC Promoter has reinforced its alliance with Lexar under a new agreement for the digital memory solutions brand to become an official partner of the FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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