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Mon January 16, 2017

Skoda Monte and season preview Skoda Skoda Monte and season preview When ŠKODA Motorsport lines up at this season’s Rally Monte Carlo, it will remember the brand’s legendary triumph at the same race 40 years ago. The works team’s ŠKODA FABIA R5s will feature the same blue and red stripes as sported by the winning car from 1977 when it launches it...

Thierry Neuville will start Ypres Rally General Thierry Neuville will start Ypres Rally The New Year is only just upon us and the Ypres Rally is still 5 months away and yet the SuperStage organisers have been madly busy these last few days putting a top billboard together. At the Brussels Car Show Hyundai Belgium announced that, together with Hyundai Motorsport, the...

Sat January 14, 2017

Ambitious plans for Kenotek Ypres Rally General Ambitious plans for Kenotek Ypres Rally This year Superstage, the Kenotek Ypres Rally organisers, will be presenting an impressive and ambitious programme. This week the impetus will be given, because the Ypres Rally is to represented at the highest professional motorsport car show in Europe, Autosport International in...

Peugeot 1-2-3 in Dakar Rallye Peugeot Peugeot 1-2-3 in Dakar Rallye The brand new PEUGEOT 3008DKRs of Peterhansel/Cottret, Loeb/Elena and Despres/Castera completed the 2017 Dakar Rally's 9, 000-kilometre run through Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina on the top three steps of the final podium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Today's landmark one-...

WRC 2017, new cars, new teams, new rules WRC WRC 2017, new cars, new teams, new rules The build-up and fever pitch expectation is almost over as next week's Rallye Monte-Carlo (19 - 22 January) heralds the start of one of the most keenly-anticipated FIA World Rally Championship seasons in memory. Dynamic new-look World Rally Cars will echo through the mountai...

Hyundai i20 Coupe ready for debut WRC Hyundai i20 Coupe ready for debut Hyundai Motorsport is ready to begin its fourth year of competition in the World Rally Championship (WRC) at the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo, which takes place next week. The opening event of the 13-round 2017 season will see the debut of the team's latest rally cha...

Citroen beginns new era with C3 WRC Citroen Citroen beginns new era with C3 WRC The moment that WRC fans have been desperately waiting for is finally upon us: in a few days, the 2017 World Rally Championship will get underway on the stages of the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo. The Citroën C3 WRC - designed to meet the new FIA regulations - will be making its ...

Thu January 12, 2017

Emil Bergkvist to be Citroen test driver Citroen Emil Bergkvist to be Citroen test driver The FIA ERC Junior Championship’s position as the ultimate training ground for future stars of world rallying has once again been highlighted with confirmation of former champion Emil Bergkvist landing a WRC2 drive and testing opportunities with Citroën in 2017....

M-Sport announce Fiesta R5 Evo2 Ford M-Sport announce Fiesta R5 Evo2 Coinciding with the 200th Ford Fiesta R5, M-Sport are pleased to confirm a new evolution of their most successful global rally car - the Ford Fiesta R5 Evo2 - which is set to make a competitive debut later this year. Since its inaugural launch in the midst of 2013, the EcoBoos...

Wed January 11, 2017

M-Sport: Camilli and Suninen in WRC2 Ford M-Sport: Camilli and Suninen in WRC2 Éric Camilli and Benjamin Veillas will be joined by Teemu Suninen and Mikko Markkula this year as both crews take to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta R5 for campaigns in the FIA World Rally Championship's principal support series - WRC 2. Both Fiestas will ca...

Tue January 3, 2017

WRC 2017 preview by Stuart Loudon WRC WRC 2017 preview by Stuart Loudon After all the talk, the hype and the hysteria, the World Rally Championship's most eagerly anticipated season is almost upon us. It's true: 2017 and a new chapter and the next generation in our sport is here. Here's my guide to the revolution - the one we're a...

Max Rendina to Max ERC schedule IRC Max Rendina to Max ERC schedule Max Rendina, who doubles as a driver and promoter of Rally di Roma Capitale, is planning to contest selected FIA European Rally Championship rounds in 2017 in addition to his own event. Rally di Roma Capitale is new to the ERC for 2017 and counts as the penultimate round from 15-...

Skoda delivers 100th Fabia R5 Skoda Skoda delivers 100th Fabia R5 The 100th ŠKODA FABIA R5 has been delivered to a customer from the Netherlands. Erik Wevers’ team travelled to Mladá Boleslav to collect the car. The handover marked another milestone for the successful ŠKODA FABIA R5. In 2016, the high-tech, four-wheel drive powerhouse from the ...

ERC 2016 highs and lows part 2 IRC ERC 2016 highs and lows part 2 Leaning on the ERC 2016 highs and highs story, dare we have our own pick as well? Please read the fantastic top10 summary here: http://irc.rallye-info.com/article.asp?sid=11&stid=13200 ...

ERC 2016: The highs and highs IRC ERC 2016: The highs and highs As 2017 approaches here are 10 of the best memories from an action-packed 2016 FIA European Rally Championship season....

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