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Volkswagen WRT look ahead to WRC Rally Germany

 2015 WRC Rally Germany Sebastien Ogier Rally of Germany beckons for WRC crews next weekend, with Reigning WRC Champions Sebastien Ogier and Volkswwagen WRT looking forward to the home rally. The asphalt-rally event at Trier takes the crews through the rich and varied landscape of the Mosel vineyards, the Eifel mountains, the countryside of the former French department of Sarre and the famous Baumholder military base. The 40km-long Panzerplatte stage is expected once again to be the rally’s decisive stage, with a series of changes in grip in between the ‘hinkelsteins’, the large rocks placed at the side of the road to guide the rally cars on the tracks…

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Volkswagen crews power up at WRC Rally Finland shakedown

2015 Rally Finland Jari-Matti Latvala The WRC (World Rally Championship) Rally Finland has kick-started with the shakedown where the crews began familiarizing with the routes of the eighth round rally event.

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Ogier leads shakedown classification at WRC Rally Poland

2016 WRC Rally Poland Sebastien Ogier shakedown The WRC Rally Poland has gotten underway with Reigning Champions Senastien Ogier and Volkswagen WRT off to a terrific start. Fully prepared for the high-speed rally, Volkswagen WRT crews, led by Ogier, top the shakedown session.

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WRC Crews hit the fast and furious Rally Poland

2016 WRC Rally Monte Carlo Andreas Mikkelsen The WRC (World Rally Championship) crews will head to Rally Poland from 30 June till 3 July. Reigning Champions Volkswagen WRT and drivers consider this rally and the Finnish rally as favorites on the calendar. The Rally Poland marks the opening of the Festival of Speed and together with the Rally Finland is one of the only events at which an average speed of above 120 km/h is reached.

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Crews hit round 5 at WRC Rally Portugal

Rally Portugal 2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC in action The WRC (World Rally Championship) crews are prepared to tackle Round 5’s Rally Portugal, this weekend. Following a fantastic victory last time out, Hyundai WRT (World Rally Team) are looking for a few more with drivers Hayden Paddon, the Argentine rally winner, Thierry Neuville, Dani Sordo and debutant Kevin Abbring. Reigning Champions Volkswagen WRT of course have a say in that with their three-pronged line-ups, the champion Sebastien Ogier, Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen.

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Volkswagen WRT nears 4-for-4 wins at WRC Rally Sweden

2016 Rallye Sweden Sebastien Ogier day two Day two of the WRC Rally Sweden ended pretty much the same as the previous day with triple Champion Sebastien Ogier topping the classifications despite the unfavorable conditions on the second leg. Ogier’s lead put Volkswagen WRT within touching distance of a fourth win in a row at the Rally Sweden.

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Volkswagen WRT head to WRC Rally Sweden with supreme confidence

2015 Rally Sweden Jari Matti Latvala in action As the World Rally Championship moves to the second round of the season at the icy terrains of the Rally of Sweden, Volkswagen WRT crews are prepared to defend its victory clean sheet over the previous three seasons.

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Meeke tops Ogier at WRC Rally Monte Carlo shakedown

2016 WRC Rally Monte Carlo Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen WRT (World Rally Team) is fired up for the first rally event of the year, the Rallye Monte Carlo. The three-time WRC Champions and rival crews already embarked on the customary shakedown, ahead of the main event. The systems fired up perfectly after the winter break: Volkswagen wasted little time finding its rhythm on the shakedown at the Rally Monte Carlo.

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Volkswagen WRT prepares for fourth title quest at WRC season-opener

Volkswagen Polo R WRC 2016 The World Rally Championship is set to kick off on 21 January at the Principality as Volkswagen WRT (World Rally Team) prepares for another campaign to try and obtain its fourth consecutive titles. Three Polo R WRCs will line up at the Rally Monte Carlo, the first of the 14 rounds that make up the WRC this year. Rivals Abu Dhabi WRT and Hyundai WRT are in hot pursuit to try and dethrone the amazing Volkswagen crews through the 14 rounds of rallying.

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2016 Volkswagen Polo R WRC ready for the 4th WRC Title hunt

2016 Vollkswagen Polo R WRC With the WRC (World Rally Championship) season-opener just around the corner, three-time WRC Champions Volkswagen WRT (World Rally Team) have revealed its updated Polo R WRC Challenger. The 2016 Volkswagen Polo R WRC is now prepped and geared up for the season-opener at the Rallye Monte Carlo from 21 to 24 January.

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