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Mon May 23, 2016

Kris Meeke & Paul Nagle win in Portugal Citroen Kris Meeke & Paul Nagle win in Portugal Leaders from from the second stage to the end, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle produced a masterful performance at Rally de Portugal to claim their second World Championship win. This win, Citroën's 95th victory in the WRC, was just rewards for the hard work of the Abu Dhabi Total ...

More points for Prokop in Portugal WRC More points for Prokop in Portugal Following two rounds in the American continent, the World Rally Championship returned to Europe for the famous Rally de Portugal, where the Pirelli runners benefitted from the latest Scorpion K gravel tyres. Such was the strength as well as the performance of these Italian tyres ...

Skoda First Skoda win of 2016 in WRC2

WRC Meeke masters Portugal for 2nd win

Ford Odian Pryce wins the Dmack Fiestas

Sun May 22, 2016

Tempestini wins FIA Junior round Citroen Tempestini wins FIA Junior round Contested as part of Rally de Portugal, the opening round of the 2016 FIA Junior WRC Championship saw a fascinating head-to-head battle between Simone Tempestini and Martin Koci, with Terry Folb never far away, ready to seize any opportunities. The Italian only secured the win in...

Camilli delivers in Portugal Ford Camilli delivers in Portugal M-Sport World Rally Team's Éric Camilli delivered a breakthrough performance during the fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship - piloting his Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC to a career-best fifth place. Co-driven by fellow Frenchman Benjamin Veillas, the pai...

Mikkelsen 2nd in Portugal WRC Mikkelsen 2nd in Portugal Excitement right down to the wire, Mikkelsen beats Ogier, lucrative points haul - Volkswagen took an important step towards the defence of its titles at the Rally Portugal. Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runners-up for the works team from Wolfsburg, ahead of Sébast...

Hyundai secures its best Portugal result WRC Hyundai secures its best Portugal result Hyundai Motorsport has concluded Rally de Portugal, the fifth round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a fourth place finish, the team's best to date at the event. Following a weekend of highs and lows for the team, it was a trouble-free Sunday with both ...

Fri May 20, 2016

Meeke leads amid drama in Portugal WRC Meeke leads amid drama in Portugal Kris Meeke led Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Friday night after dominating an action-packed day in the hills overlooking northern Spain. The Briton, returning to the WRC after missing the previous two rounds, claimed the lead by winning this morning’s opening speed test. He was...

Hyundai dramas in Portugal WRC Hyundai dramas in Portugal Hyundai Motorsport has endured a dramatic start to the fifth round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally de Portugal - although the team has two New Generation i20 WRCs battling competitively inside the top-five at the end of the first day. Dani Sordo is the l...

Wed May 18, 2016

The Loudon-clear guide to Rally Portugal WRC The Loudon-clear guide to Rally Portugal This week's Vodafone Rally of Portugal has everything: a South American-conquering Kiwi king coming to Europe to face some French resistance and Finnish sisu; Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle back in their Abu Dhabi Total World Rally Team DS 3 WRC and a massive WRC2 entry. Oh, an...

Gilbert example for FIA Juniors Citroen Gilbert example for FIA Juniors Last year's winner of the FIA Junior WRC, Quentin Gilbert has a six-race WRC2 programme this season. In Portugal, the Frenchman will therefore be competing in a DS 3 R5 whilst eleven crews begin their attempt to succeed him as champion! Winner of five races in 2015 - inclu...

Skoda enters hot phase of WRC2 Skoda Skoda enters hot phase of WRC2 ŠKODA Motorsport is entering the hot phase of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2) at the Rally Portugal. Pontus Tidemand/Jonas Andersson (S/S) and Jan Kopecký/Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) will be battling for top results at the second World Championship start for the works team ...

Sun May 15, 2016

Abu Dhabi Total back in Portugal Citroen Abu Dhabi Total back in Portugal Three months after Rally Sweden, the Abu Dhabi Total WRT returns to action in the World Rally Championship. At Rally de Portugal, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson will once again enjoy the magnificent gravel stages in the...

M-Sport prepare to pounce in Portugal Ford M-Sport prepare to pounce in Portugal M-Sport World Rally Team's Mads Østberg and Éric Camilli return to Europe fully prepared next week as the FIA World Rally Championship ventures to one of the most vibrant events of the year - Vodafone Rally de Portugal. A firm favourite amongst fans and competitors alike,...

Hyundai in Portugal with 4 car team WRC Hyundai in Portugal with 4 car team Hyundai Motorsport will enter four cars into next weekend's Rally de Portugal, round five of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), as the bids to continue its impressive start to the season. Test and development driver Kevin Abbring will make his 2016 WRC debut alo...

Fafe, Fans and Favourites WRC Fafe, Fans and Favourites Looking ahead to what promises to be a spine-tingling experience - Volkswagen travels to the Rally Portugal with fond memories of the event. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) and Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) are undefeated...

Tue April 26, 2016

11 crews contest 2016 FIA Junior WRC Citroen 11 crews contest 2016 FIA Junior WRC After a long off-season break, the 2016 FIA Junior WRC begins at Rally de Portugal. Competing in identical DS 3 R3-MAXs, eleven drivers from seven different countries will fight it out as they attempt to secure the overall prize of a WRC2 drive! Organised by the FIA (Fédératio...

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