Category: WRC, APRC, IRC

2018 World Rally Championship announced

  The WRC (World Rally Championship) has released the 2018 season calendar, which comprises 13 action-packed rounds across the globe.

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Mikkelsen set to drive for Hyundai WRT at upcoming WRC Rally Spain

  After a six-week break, the WRC (World Rally Championship) is set to return to action with the RallyRACC Catalunya, Rally of Spain, from 5-8 October. The big news during the break is the departure of Andreas Mikkelsen from Citroen WRT. The Finn is set to drive for Hyundai WRT at the upcoming rally.

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New Citroen C3 R5 goes on trials

   Citroen Racing has developed the new C3 R5 for customer rallying, according to its latest press release. The Citroen C3 R5 is currently undergoing its first development tests.

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Tanak captures 2nd win of season at WRC Rally Deutschland

  The WRC Rallye Deutschland was won by Ott Tanak, his second win of the season. Tanak, who scored his maiden win in Italy back in June, drove his Fiesta WRC to a 16.4 seconds victory over Citroen WRT’s Andreas Mikkelsen. Third was 4-time Champion Sebastien Ogier, who picked up some major points, following the retirement of championship rival Thierry Neuville.

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Tanak powers ahead of Mikkelsen after day 3 of WRC Rally Germany

  The WRC Rallye Deutschland saw aspiring Championship contender Thierry Neuvile retire from the rally after a broken rear suspension, after the third leg of the German rally. Neuville’s demise handed a crucial advantage to Sébastien Ogier, with whom he is tied at the top of the championship standings. Ogier finished third after day three, hot on the heels of Mikkelsen and in line for big points. Ott Tanak is the overall leader after three days of non-stop rallying. He leads Mikkelsen by 21.4 secconds, after tough speed tests on Panzerplatte’s multi-surface tank training roads and greasy country lanes.

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Neuville and Ogier lock for WRC title fight with four rounds to go

  The WRC Rallye Deutschland is a green light with the Championship heading for its final four rounds. Four-time champion Sébastien Ogier and comeback king Thierry Neuville lock horns in Germany in the WRC’s thrilling head-to-head title fight. In the standings, the duo are locked together at the top of the standings ahead of the final all-asphalt rally this weekend.

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Citroen WRT push for glory at WRC Rally Deutschland

  Citroen WRT is preparing for this weekend’s challenge, the tenth round of the World Rally Championship (WRC) in Germany. The Rally Deutschland, tenth round of the WRC is based at Saarbrücken where drivers Kris Meeke, Craig Breen and new recruit Andreas Mikkelsen are ready to score more points. This year event features a number of new features, most notably a change of location for the rally’s service park, now at the lakeside of Bostalsee instead of Trier.

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Loeb takes final podium spot at World Rx Canada

  At the latest World Rallycross event in Canada, Team Peugeot Hansen took third place courtesy of multuple WRC Champion Sebastien Loeb. The team affirms second place in the World Rx Championship standings. For Loeb, it was his third top-three finish in a row. The Canadian World Rx was topped by the two Volkswagen Polo GTIs of Johan Kristoffersson and former WRC star Petter Solberg.

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Lappi captures Toyota Racing’s second WRC win

 ,  With the healthy after day two of the WRC Rally Finland, nothing or no one could prevent WRC Novice driver Esapekka Lappi from the win. Lappi who’s only been driving for only the fourth time at the WRC’s top level, won Neste Rally Finland by 36.0sec in a Yaris WRC over E Elfyn Evans and fellow Yaris WRC driver and countryman Juho Hänninen.

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Lappi holds on to lead after Leg 2 of WRC Rally Finland

  The WRC (World Rally Championship) Rally Finland has completed two interesting legs where home town driver Esapekka Lappi is on the brink of a remarkable victory. Lappi, starting only his fourth event at the top level, ended the penultimate leg of Rally Finland with a 49.1 seconds lead in his Toyota Yaris WRC over fellow novice Teemu Suninen. None of the top runners were classified in the top sixth, with the exception of Hyundai’s Theirry Neuville who struggled to a sixth place, after day 2. Behind Lappi were Suninen in a Ford Fiesta and Jaho Hänninen in a Yaris WRC.

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