Category Archive: Rally

Nov 22

Superstars of world motorsport to race at ROC Riyadh

The Race Of Champions is coming to the Middle East for the first time!

Superstars of world motorsport to race at ROC RiyadhSome of the biggest names in global motorsport have signed up for ROC Riyadh, which will be held on February 2-3, 2018 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium. The event will be run in partnership with the General Sports Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Speedmachine aligns with Ministry of Sound for Silverstone RX round (+video)

Ministry of Sound will take over the main stage on Friday night to perform a DJ set after the on-track action

Next year’s first ever Speedmachine, which forms the 2018 leg of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has signed a partnership with music giant Ministry of Sound Group (MOS) to form part of the weekend’s music entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Dakar: A shared passion for adventure…

Who can’t see the connection between Nasser Al Attiyah and the Marreau brothers?

File:Dakar Rally.jpgbetween Toby Price and Gaston Rahier; Ari Vatanen and Kevin Benavides; Stéphane Peterhansel and Albert de Monaco; Robby Gordon and Johnny Halliday?

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Nov 21

Kristoffersson wins Gymkhana grid

A week after winning his seventh World RX event of the season at the inaugural Cape Town RX

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson used his FIA World Rallycross Championship winning PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo GTi to score victory at Monster Energy’s Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa last weekend.  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 20

Rovanperä on road to success

Harri’s son Kalle makes rally history in Australia as youngest ever WRC2 winner

wrc - Rovanperä on road to successTravel is never far from the minds of most 17-year-olds. The gap year’s beckoning and there’s a whole wide world out there to be explored before hitting the books again. 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

2018 RX2 Series calendar to build on successful formula

FIA World Rallycross feeder series set to go from strength-to-strength in 2018

2018 RX2 Series calendar to build on successful formulaThe RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will build on the success of its maiden campaign in 2018, after unveiling an unchanged calendar for its second season in support of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.

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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 16

WRC: Neuville quickest in Australia shakedown

FIA World Rally Championship – Kennards Hire Rally Australia

Thierry Neuville overcame an early technical problem to set fastest time in Thursday’s shakedown at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Albatec and Cronjé bring 2017 to a close in glorious World RX season finale

Final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship took place at the brand-new Killarney International Raceway

Albatec RacingAgainst a stunning backdrop of the magnificent Table Mountain, Albatec Racing and South African Mark Cronjé received massive support from his multitude of fans at the Gumtree World RX of South Africa.

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Nov 14

Stars of the show honoured at inaugural RX2 Awards Gala

Outstanding achievements recognised at RX2 end-of-season awards

The stars of the 2017 RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires gathered at Nitida Wine Farm in South Africa last night (13 November), for an end-of-season Awards Gala to celebrate a superb maiden campaign for the official FIA World Rallycross Championship feeder series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

World RX: Chicherit to launch Junior Team

G-FORS will run the Clios in the French, European and selected World Rallycross Championship events

DriverGuerlain Chicherit has joined forces with FORS PERFORMANCE owner Stéphane Orre to create a new G-FORS rallycross team, which will build and run Renault Clio R.S. RX Supercars with the aim of furthering young drivers and to create a stepping stone into World RX. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Raymond caps title-winning campaign with Cape Town triumph

Recently-crowned RX2 Champion speeds to sixth win of 2017 in season finale

Cyril Raymond completed a sensational season in the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires with a hard-fought victory at Killarney International Raceway this weekend (11/12 November), as South Africa played host to a pulsating finale that served up lap after lap of spectacular high-octane action.

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Nov 12

Kristoffersson wins inaugural World RX event in Africa in front of packed crowd 

Former World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom finished third

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson entered the record books today as the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver won the first ever World RX event staged in Africa.

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Nov 12

World RX: Hansen wins Q4 as Kristoffersson is top qualifier

Hansen took the lead at the first corner of Q4 race five and beat Kristoffersson to the finish line

DriverSweden’s Timmy Hansen set the quickest time in Q4 at the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Cape Town, South Africa, as Johan Kristoffersson claimed the TQ (top qualifier) position.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Monza seat swap for Hyundai duo

The pair will crew a single 2016-spec Hyundai i20 WRC

Hyundai team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen and Thierry Neuville have confirmed an unusual joint entry at the Monza Rally Show competition in Italy [1 – 3 December]. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 10

ERC-bound Citroën set for first rally

Recently-crowned national champion Yoann Bonato will drive the Citroën C3 R5 

ERC-bound Citroën set for first rallyThe car that Citroën hopes will bring it on-stage success from 2018 gets its first public airing on Rallye du Var in France later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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