Category: WRC, APRC, IRC

Neuville scores first win of the season at WRC Rally Sweden

 

The WRC Rally Swedeb saw Hyundai WRT’s Theirry Neuville take his first win of the season. Neuville won by 19.8 seconds over Citroën’s Craig Breen with fellow i20 WRC driver Andreas Mikkelsen finishing third; a Hyundai 1 – 3 finish.

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Crews head for the Classic Rally Sweden for Round 2 of the WRC

  The second event of the WRC (World Rally Championship) of the year homes in on the Rally Sweden where competitors face the wintry weather and freezing temperatures at the rally classic. As one of the fastest events on the calendar, the action is fast and furious for both crews and fans.

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Ogier holds off Tanak for season-opener win

 

  In the final stage of the 2018 WRC Rally Monte Carlo on Sunday, 5-time Champion Sebastien Ogier held off a strong challenge for Toyota debutant Ott Tanak to win the first rally of the year. 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.

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WRC Rally Monte Carlo: Ogier and Tanak fight to the finish

  Since piling up the lead on the first day, 5-time WRC Champion Sebastien Ogier continues to lead the leaderboard. with Ott Tanak hot on hid heels after the third day. Ogier, however, 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 finale (on Sunday) after impressive Toyota debutant Tänak kept him on his toes throughout Saturday.

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Ogier leads all after WRC Rally Monte Carlo first leg

  It’s the season-opener of the World Rally Championship (WRC) in the Principality. Monte Carlo traditionally kicks off the first event of the year in the WRC. Following the shakedown or ceremonial start, the crews quickly swing to the first leg where 5-time WRC Champion Sébastien Ogier recovered from a spin on the opening stage on Thursday night to secure a handy 17.3 seconds lead heading into day two. A number of his rivals weren’t quite so lucky as patches of black ice and snow shook up the early leaderboard.

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Hyundai WRT upbeat about 2018 WRC Season-opener

  The 2018 WRC (World #Rally Championship) gets underway next weekend with the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo, the first of 13 events on this year’s WRC calendar.

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M-Sport WRT unveils new Fiesta WRC livery and prepares for season-opener

  With the 2018 WRC (World Rally Championship) fast approaching, Defending Champions M-Sport Ford World Rally Team (WRT) has revealed a striking new livery of the Fiesta WRC challenger at the recent Autosport International exhibit.

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Sainz Jr to debut at Monte Carlo Rally with New Megane R.S.

  Following dad’s remerkable wim at the 2018 Dakar Rally and footsteps of a rally legend, Renault F1 Team driver Carlos Sainz Jr will step in the plate by making his first ever rally appearance the upcoming Rally Monte Carlo. The youngster will make his Monte Carlo debut when he drives the 13.58km La Cabanette-Col de Braus stage on 28 January in the New Renault Mégane R.S.

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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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