Category Archive: Rally

Jan 31

Bakkerud joins Ekstrom driving for EKS Audi Sport

Both drivers will compete in all 12 rounds

2016-08-07_1685Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud has this morning confirmed that he will join Mattias Ekstrom in the newly-named EKS Audi Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 31

D-50: Excitement builds ahead of ERC Azores Airlines Rallye

Based on the island of São Miguel from 22-24 March

The 2018 FIA European Rally Championship fires into life on one of the most spectacular events of them all in 50 days from now. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 30

British and GRC Champions enhance RallyX on Ice entry

Brits Nathan Heathcote and Oliver Bennett join all-star line-up

The reigning MSA British Rallycross Champion and a former Global Rallycross Champion are the latest additions to the star-studded RallyX on Ice entry list – with the opening round at Östersund in Sweden now just a few short days away. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 30

The end of an era: Frijns to replace Ekström

The decision has been announced: Mattias Ekström retires from DTM for good

Mattias EkströmThis was announced by the Swede On Monday in Salzburg in a press conference. This decision represents the end of an era. After 17 years, 193 races, 23 race wins and two titles, the Audi works driver chucks in his DTM career. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 30

Ekstrom retires from DTM to focus on World RX

“I will now focus on EKS and rallycross”

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Champion, Mattias Ekstrom, has today confirmed he will retire from DTM to concentrate on World RX full-time in 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 29

The true unsung heroes of WRC

Séb Ogier couldn’t have won without his ice-note crew. But who exactly are they?

The true unsung heroes of WRCSee that patch of ice? Yes, the one the sun’s just starting to catch the corner of. The ambient temperature is -2°C and I need to know whether that ice will be melted in precisely one hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 29

Up for the double: Érdi Jr targets ERC2 title defence

Hungarian plots five-rally programme as he goes for more championship gold

Érdi Jr follows Remennik by revealing continued ERC2 participation in 2018. Season already up and running with strong display on Latvian snow event. Tibor Érdi Jr has no intention of winning the FIA European Rally Championship’s ERC2 title just once after announcing plans to defend his crown in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 28

WRC: Carlos Sainz makes Rallye Monte-Carlo debut

The 23-year-old Spaniard followed in the wheel tracks of his double World Champion father

Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Carlos Sainz made his World Rally Championship debut in the final stage of the 2018 Rallye Monte-Carlo today. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 28

WRC: Five in a row for Ogier

Frenchman holds off Tänak for home win at Rallye Monte-Carlo season opener

Defending FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier has made the perfect start to his bid to clinch a sixth drivers’ crown by mastering the elements to clinch his fifth Rallye Monte-Carlo in a row on home soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 28

WRC: Ogier wins in Monte-Carlo

The Frenchman came out of-the-blocks flying on Sunday morning’s first stage

Sébastien Ogier has got his FIA World Rally Championship title defence off to a winning start in Monte-Carlo this weekend, claiming a popular fifth consecutive triumph on home soil as he conquered treacherous conditions on the 2018 curtain-raiser. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 27

WRC: Tänak gives chase to Ogier

Estonian hot on tail of Frenchman heading into Rallye Monte-Carlo finale

Tänak gives chase to OgierSébastien Ogier is just four speed tests away from a popular home WRC victory at Rallye Monte-Carlo, but the Frenchman will need to hold his nerve in the Sunday finale after impressive Toyota debutant Ott Tänak kept him on his toes throughout Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 27

Dubourg extends Andros Trophy lead

For the second time this winter, he will be joined in the team by Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Championship podium finisher Jean-Baptiste Dubourg extended his lead in the Andros Trophy ice racing series last weekend at Serre Chevalier and is hoping to close on his third Andros Trophy title this weekend in Lans-en-Vercors. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 27

WRC: Ogier conquers the elements

Rallye Monte-Carlo

Reigning FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier threw down the gauntlet to his rivals on Saturday morning’s opening loop of speed tests at Rallye Monte-Carlo, extending his lead by more than three-quarters-of-a-minute in treacherous conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 27

Late twist in store for ERC Rally Islas Canaria

Rally Islas Canarias hosts the second event of the 2018 ERC season from 3-5 May

This year’s Rally Islas Canarias, the Spanish round of the FIA European Rally Championship, is set to feature a potentially decisive late twist. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 26

WRC: Lucky escape for Ogier

Lucky Frenchman keeps Tänak and Sordo at bay during WRC season opener

Teaser ImageRallye Monte-Carlo master Sébastien Ogier escaped an uncharacteristic second error to remain on target for a fifth consecutive WRC win on Friday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 26

Leading ERC team gets three Polo GTI R5s

Fifteen examples of the car are set to be delivered

Leading ERC team gets three Polo GTI R5sAustrian squad Baumschlager Rallye & Racing – the team behind Marijan Griebel’s FIA ERC Junior Under 28 success in 2017 – has completed orders for three all-new Volkswagen Polo GTI R5s. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 25

World RX: Nitiss leaves EKS

The 2014 World RX of Norway race winner joined EKS for 2017 as an Individual entrant

2017-08-04_0520Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss has announced on his social media that he has left the EKS team after a year driving in the FIA World Rallycross Championship for the 2016 World RX Champions.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 25

WRC: Neuville tops Monte warm-up

The Belgian edged team-mate Dani Sordo by 0.1sec

Thierry Neuville led a Hyundai 1-2 in Wednesday evening’s shakedown as the new FIA World Rally Championship season blasted into life at Rallye Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 24

WRC:  Ogier’s title defence begins at home

FIA World Rally Championship – Rallye Monte-Carlo

Ogier’s title defence begins at homeFrenchman begins push for sixth straight FIA World Rally Championship title. Sébastien Ogier will begin his push for a sixth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title on home ground tomorrow (Thursday) at Rallye Monte-Carlo [25-28 January]. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 24

New rules leave Remennik wanting more ERC2 action

Move to best four scores a deciding factor for Lukyanuk’s pupil

Sergei Remennik has signed up for a second season of FIA ERC2 action – and a change to the rules for 2018 was a deciding factor in his decision. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Older posts «