Category: WRC, APRC, IRC

WRC Teans unveil 2018 Challengers

 

  IN preparation for the 2018 WRC (World Rally Championship) season, Toyota World Rally Team has introduced the 2018 Yaris WRC Challenger. The latest Toyota Yaris WRC is prepped for start of the seaosn at the Monte Carlo rally at month’s end.

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Skoda’s Jan Kopecky takes the Fabia R5 Rally Car out for a spin in Prague

  ŠKODA Motorsport celebrated the most successful year in its history in spectacular style. Skoda’s factory driver Jan Kopecký gave a number of people in Prague a special surprise: The five times Czech Rally Champion answered to calls for a taxi, showing up with a 290 bhp Škoda Fabia R5 Rally car. What followed was an unforgettable drive through the streets of the Czech capital – unforgettable for Kopecký and his guests alike.

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Citroen WRT announce 2018 WRC line-up; Loeb returns

  At the final weeks of the year, Citroen World Rally Team have announced its 2018 WRC (World Rally Championship) line-up which will feature Kris Meeke, Craig Breen and Khalid Al Qassimi, and the return 9-time Champion Sebastien Loeb at selected rallies. Fourth driver Stéphane Lefebvre will be tasked with driving the Citroën C3 R5 on its debut season in the WRC2. Loeb will contest in events at the Rally Mexico, Corsica and Catalonia.

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M-Sport previews New-Look Junior WRC for 2018 season

 

Preparations for the 2018 Junior World Rally Championship took a big step forward this week as WRC Champions M-Sport hosted prospective competitor in Poland and unveiled the new base livery for the fleet of R2 Ford Fiestas that crews will drive.

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Volkswagen presents Polo GTI R5 Rally car

  Volkswagen has debut the Polo GTI R5, the four-wheel drive rally car for customer sports. The rally car is based on the sixth and latest generation of the new Polo, was introduced to the public for the first time at the official driving presentation of the Polo GTI in Mallorca, Spain on Monday.

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WRC Champion continues to lead M-Sport charge in 2018 season

  5-time WRC Champion Sebastien Ogier has kept retirement rumor shut with his latest renewal of contract with the M-Sport squad for the 2018 WRC season. Ogier will return for the new season, alongside team mate Elfyn Evans.

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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 Rally Car completes first test kilometers

  The new Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 Rally car has successfully been tested for the first time. The first test for the customer rally car was performed on gravel and asphalt tracks in France. The nominated drivers were test drivers Dieter Depping and WRC2 Champion Pontus Tidemand.

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Neuville captures win at WRC Rally Australia season finale

  The 2017 WRC Season is over and it was Hyundai WRT’s Thierry Neuville who captured his fourth win of the year at the Rally Australia. Neuville topped M-Sport’s Ott Tanak and team mate Hayden Paddon to secure the runners up spot in the Drivers Standings.

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WRC Rally Australia: Mikkelsen lay foundations for potential win

  Andreas Mikkelsen won five of the six dusty gravel speed tests which formed the majority of day one’s action to lead the final round of theWorld Rally Championship by 20.1sec in a Hyundai i20.

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Mikkelsen intends to defend WRC Rally Australia win with New squad

  Andreas 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.

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