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Mon August 3, 2015

Max Vatanen on the podium at home Ford Max Vatanen on the podium at home Up-and-coming rally star Max Vatanen has continued his perfect run of podium finishes on this year's Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy, finishing third on his home rally: Neste Oil Rally Finland. Max was consistently among the frontrunners, but is nonetheless disappointed by his r...

Sun August 2, 2015

Prokop seals his best result with Pirelli WRC Prokop seals his best result with Pirelli Pirelli tyres have helped privateer Martin Prokop to claim his best-ever result on Rally Finland, which was the fastest-ever event in World Rally Championship history this year, with the winner completing the 20 gravel stages at an average speed of 125.44kph. Prokop, from the ...

Lappi wins WRC2 in Finland Skoda Lappi wins WRC2 in Finland Another historic milestone for the new ŠKODA Fabia R5: Esapekka Lappi (FIN) moved to the top of the overall standings in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2), courtesy of a dominant win on home soil at the Rally Finland. After a dazzling display at “Formula One in the Forest”...

Latvala wins his home rally with VW WRC Latvala wins his home rally with VW "Kings of Speed": Jari-Matti Latvala and his co-driver Miikka Anttila won the fastest WRC rally of all time with Volkswagen. On home soil for the Rally Finland, the eighth round of the season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), the Finnish pair finished 13.7 seconds ahead ...

Latvala wins fastest WRC Rally ever WRC Latvala wins fastest WRC Rally ever Jari-Matti Latvala won the fastest event in FIA World Rally Championship history when he claimed his third victory at Neste Oil Rally Finland on Sunday afternoon. The Finn triumphed in an event affectionately known as the ‘Finnish Grand Prix’ at a remarkable average of 125...

Top4 finish for Hyundai WRC Top4 finish for Hyundai The Hyundai Motorsport team has claimed its third consecutive top-four finish in the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as Thierry Neuville (#7 Hyundai i20 WRC) finished Rally Finland just outside the podium positions in fourth place. After a difficult rally, the two rem...

Another podium for Ostberg Citroen Another podium for Ostberg All three DS 3 WRCs set off again this morning for a short loop featuring just two stages. Kris Meeke, Khalid Al Qassimi and Mads Østberg used the first run on Myhinpää to find their marks before the Power Stage. First on the road, Kris Meeke set the third fastest time, just a...

Gilbert holds off Haapamäki Citroen Gilbert holds off Haapamäki The battle commenced on Thursday evening, Finland against the rest of the world, with a super special stage held in the streets of Jyvaskylä. Leader of the FIA Junior WRC, Quentin Gilbert got off to the best start ahead of his fellow countryman Terry Folb and Henri Haapamäki. ...

Fri July 31, 2015

Lappi leaves rivals in his wake Skoda Lappi leaves rivals in his wake ŠKODA driver Esapekka Lappi (FIN) literally raced away from everyone in the Fabia R5 at the start of the Rally Finland. At the end of the first leg, Lappi and co-driver Janne Ferm (FIN) hold a commanding lead in the WRC 2 standings, ahead of team-mates Pontus Tidemand/Emil Axelss...

Rally duel reloaded WRC Rally duel reloaded Jumps, high speeds and records - the 42nd Rally Finland kicked off in spectacular fashion. At the centre of the action: the battle between Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) and Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), who are embroiled in a thrilling duel for the lead at...

Determination and damage limitation Ford Determination and damage limitation M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans and Ott Tänak know how demanding Rally Finland can be, but the youngsters were cruelly reminded of that fact today - having to muster all of their determination in pursuit of damage limitation. Without the luxury of a midday service, two...

Citroen in the Finnish Grand Prix Citroen Citroen in the Finnish Grand Prix The opening day of Rally Finland served up an extremely rich and varied route for the crews at this legendary World Championship event. With tens and tens of thousands of spectators lining the roads, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers had to tackle some of the m...

Tough opening day for Hyundai WRC Tough opening day for Hyundai The opening day of the ultra-fast, super demanding Rally Finland, round eight of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has proved to be a challenging one for the Hyundai Motorsport team. All three of the Hyundai i20 WRC cars had made a trouble-free start to the event...

Tue July 28, 2015

Kubica tackles fast Finland with Pirelli Ford Kubica tackles fast Finland with Pirelli Ford Fiesta RS WRC ace Robert Kubica is ready for the quickest and most famous rally of the entire world championship, as he and the other Pirelli runners head to the flat-out rollercoaster crests of Finland this weekend. Joining Kubica are a number of other privateer drivers, wh...

M-Sport's summer of speed Ford M-Sport's summer of speed M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans and Ott Tänak continue their summer of speed next week as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) embarks on what is arguably the highlight of the season - Rally Finland and the 'Gravel Grand Prix.'...

Faster, higher, harder Citroen Faster, higher, harder The WRC calendar features several legendary events. Bang in the middle of its world tour, covering three continents, the Finnish round is an eagerly anticipated moment of the year, both for the crews and WRC fans alike. Sometimes known as the "Jyväskylä Grand Prix", it is the ...

High stakes for Juniors in Finland Citroen High stakes for Juniors in Finland Although the same number of points are available in each round, perhaps certain rallies count a bit more than others. Rally Finland, an unmissable event on the World Rally Championship calendar, undoubtedly falls into that category. ...

Mon July 27, 2015

VW ahead of air show in Finland WRC VW ahead of air show in Finland All four wheels in the air 77 times, a pure flight time of more than half a minute - the legendary stage 'Ouninpohja' returns to the 'Neste Oil Rally Finland'. What the Nürburgring-Nordschleife is to racing drivers, this full throttle special stage through the for...

Hyundai aims to continue strong run WRC Hyundai aims to continue strong run Hyundai Motorsport will resume its recent run of competitive form when the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns from a short summer break at Rally Finland next week. The eighth round of the season will pick up where Rally Poland left off with high speeds requiring preci...

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