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Wed February 10, 2016

New date for Rally Liepaja IRC New date for Rally Liepaja A new date has been confirmed for Rally Liepāja, with the FIA European Rally Championship event in Latvia now taking place from 16-18 September 2016. The FIA Rally Commission has been informed of the new date, which will now position the event as the ninth and penultimat...

30% increase for ERC Eurosport TV IRC 30% increase for ERC Eurosport TV A cumulative audience of 318.9 million viewers watched the FIA European Rally Championship in 2015, a 30 per cent increase on the previous year, according to a report produced for ERC promoter Eurosport Events by global sports research consultancy Repucom. The report also sho...

Tue February 9, 2016

Skoda returns after 11 years Skoda Skoda returns after 11 years ŠKODA Motorsport is celebrating a return to the Rally Sweden after an 11-year absence. The successful team, led by works drivers Pontus Tidemand (S) and Esapekka Lappi (FIN), will launch its assault on the title in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2) on ice and snow fro...

Fri February 5, 2016

Evans & Brynildsen in Fiesta R5 Evo Ford Evans & Brynildsen in Fiesta R5 Evo M-Sport World Rally Team will field two Ford Fiesta R5 Evos at Rally Sweden as Elfyn Evans and Eyvind Brynildsen fly the flag in the FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) principal support series. Contesting the WRC 2 category, the M-Sport pairing will be joined by a whole...

M-Sport seek for Swedish success Ford M-Sport seek for Swedish success M-Sport World Rally Team's Mads Østberg and Eric Camilli head to the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship with very different objectives, but both will be keen to make their mark on the snow-covered stages of Rally Sweden. The event is classed as the champions...

Breen joins Abu Dhabi Total team Citroen Breen joins Abu Dhabi Total team Three cars have been entered by the Abu Dhabi Total WRT at Rally Sweden (11-14 February). Following their impressive performance in Monte-Carlo, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will be joined in Scandinavia by Khalid Al-Qassimi/Chris Patterson and Craig Breen/Scott Martin. Each crew will h...

3 new generation i20 in Sweden WRC 3 new generation i20 in Sweden Fresh from its podium finish in the season-opening round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at Monte-Carlo, Hyundai Motorsport moves to Sweden where it will compete with three New Generation i20 WRC cars for the first time. The New Generation i20 WRC made a succ...

Winter sport rally style WRC Winter sport rally style Unbeaten on this turf, and lining up with three duos hungry for victory - Volkswagen goes into the Rally Sweden (11-14 February 2016) brimming with confidence. Three-time world champions Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), who have two Rally Sweden victories to their name, on...

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