Category: WRC, APRC, IRC

Ogier takes a spin on a Red Bull F1 car

  Reigning four-time WRC (World Rally Championship) champion Sébastien Ogier always dreamed of competing in Formula 1 after growing up idolising the exploits of Ayrton Senna.

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Neuville takes win no.3 at WRC Rally Poland.

  Following the intense final leg of the WRC Rally Poland on Sunday, Hyundai WRT driver Thierry Neuville claimed his third win of the season thanks to Ott Tanak’s mishap in the last three special stages before the finish. Team mate Hayden Paddon in the second Hyundai i20 WRC edged out four-time Champion Sebastien Ogier for second by a little over a minute.

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Citroen C3 WRC receives significant upgrades for Rally Poland

  The eighth round of the WRC (World Rally Championship), Rally Poland is a popular event with all of the WRC crews particularly the Citroën WRT drivers: Andreas Mikkelsen, Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre.

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Kremer set to drive top-spec M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC at Rally Germany

Armin Kremer is set to drive the latest-generation of a World Rally car at his home Rally round of Championship, the ADAC Rally Deutschland, from 17-20 August. Kremer will contest the 10th round of the WRC with an M-Sport prepared Ford Fiesta WRC.

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Ott Tanak captures first-ever victory at WRC Rally Sardinia

  It was neither of the favorites that won the WRC Rally of Sardinia, 7th round, on Sunday, but Ott Tanak who sealed his very first WRC victory. The four-day rally saw Tanak take his first win after 78 rally starts and the privateer became the fifth different driver to win a round this season. Tanak’s win marks the first since fellow Estonian Markko Märtin’s 2004 success in Spain. Behind Tanak, Jari-Matti Latvala and Thierry Neuville completed the podium finishers in second and third, respectively.

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Citroen WRT send 3 crews to take on WRC Rally Sardinia

  As the season hits the halfway stage, Citroën WRT has entered a new line-up in Sardinia, next weekend. The Citroën C3 WRCs will be driven by Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin and Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger.

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Sainz in action with a Peugeot 208 T16 at recent WRC Rally Portugal

  Thirty years after his WRC debut on the 1987 Rally Portugal, Carlos Sainz was back in action on a rally stage with Peugeot last weekend. As part of his program at Portugal’s World Rally Championship (WRC) round, for which he was recruited as commentator for Red Bull TV,

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Mikkelsen returns to WRC with a one-off appearance for Citroen WRT

  Former Volkswagen WRT factory driver Andreas Mikkelsen will compete for Citroen WRt at the upcoming Rally Italia Sardegna, from 8 – 11 June. Mikkelsen and co-driver Anders Jaeger will pilot the no.9 Citroën C3 WRC.

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Ogier claims fifth WRC Rally Portugal win

  The weekend’s WRC Rally Portugal saw Four-time Champion Sebastien Ogier secure his second win of the season for his 40th career world rally win. Ogier held a 15.6 seconds lead from Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville at the final checkpoint of the rally on Sunday’s final leg. With the win, Ogier matches a record of five Portugal wins; previously held by Markku Alén.

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Sordo leads all drivers at WRC Rally Portugal Shakedown

  The WRC Rally Portugal, the 50th Anniversary edition, has kicked off with the shakedown in Matosinhos, near Porto, in the north of the country.

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