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Tue December 27, 2016

M-Sport returns to FIA Junior WRC Ford M-Sport returns to FIA Junior WRC M-Sport and DMACK have long been at the forefront when it comes to fostering young talent - offering effective and affordable routes to top-level rallying - and we are delighted to confirm that partnership will continue with details of next year's Junior World Rally Champions...

M-Sport reveal 2017 WRC livery Ford M-Sport reveal 2017 WRC livery M-Sport are proud to reveal the livery evolutions that will adorn the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs throughout the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. The final designs are due to be unveiled at the Autosport International Show in January. For the first time since 2005, th...

Thu December 22, 2016

Before 2017: Citroen with rich history Citroen Before 2017: Citroen with rich history Since it was founded in 1919, Citroën has always impressed with its capacity to tackle and pull off bold, sporting challenges. In the 1950s, the Brand's models claimed its first major victories in rallying. However, it wasn’t until the start of the 1980s that the contempora...

Revealing interview with Yves Matton Citroen Revealing interview with Yves Matton Long and good interview. Yves Matton plays down perspectives of the new project in a sympathetic way of understatement. At the same time he reveals a few very interesting details of the new era for Citroen. Yves Matton: "Win rallies in 2017 and then hopefully go for some titles i...

Wed December 21, 2016

Details on the new Citroen C3 WRC Citroen Details on the new Citroen C3 WRC Since they first appeared in 1997, World Rally Cars have regularly undergone changes to their definition, whether in order to manage performance or control costs. The most significant changes were made ahead of the 2011 season, with more compact models with 1.6-litre direct inj...

Ogier talks on switch to M-Sport WRC Ogier talks on switch to M-Sport When Volkswagen Motorsport announced its decision to withdraw from the World Rally Championship in November, a scramble began for the signature of Seb Ogier, and understandably. The Frenchman had dominated the championship winning 22 rallies out of 54 over the course of four y...

Tue December 20, 2016

Free-to-air TV for British Championship General Free-to-air TV for British Championship The MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce its continued partnership with mainstream terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 for the 2017 season. Building upon the successful relaunch of Britain's premier rallying series in 2016, Channel 4 will show a 30-minute...

WRC live TV on Red Bull TV WRC WRC live TV on Red Bull TV With non-stop action on snow, mud, tarmac and gravel, the FIA World Rally Championship radiates automotive adrenalin - and next year it will be seen for the first time live on Red Bull TV. The ground-breaking premiere takes place on Rallye Monte-Carlo in January, ushering in a ne...

Skoda signs Mikkelsen for 2017 Skoda Skoda signs Mikkelsen for 2017 Following an extraordinarily successful year in 2016, ŠKODA Motorsport has landed a surprise coup ahead of the new rally season. Experienced WRC driver Andreas Mikkelsen (N) and co-driver Anders Jæger (N) will make a guest appearance for the works team at the wheel of the ŠKODA F...

Fri December 16, 2016

WRC 2017 on Red Bull/Servus TV WRC WRC 2017 on Red Bull/Servus TV With non-stop action on snow, mud, tarmac and gravel, the FIA World Rally Championship radiates automotive adrenalin – and next year it will be seen for the first time live on Red Bull TV. The ground- breaking premiere takes place on Rallye Monte-Carlo in January, ushering in a n...

Tue December 13, 2016

Ogier signs for M-Sport WRC Ogier signs for M-Sport Four-time WRC World Champion Sebastien Ogier to drive for M-Sport in 2017. Having tested the brand new Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta in Wales last month, the Frenchman was sufficiently impressed to agree terms with the Cumbrian team. Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia were...

Ogier & Tänak lead M-Sport in 2017 Ford Ogier & Tänak lead M-Sport in 2017 It's the news we've all been waiting for, and M-Sport are proud to confirm that Sebastien Ogier and Ott Tänak will lead the team into an exciting new era - each piloting the all-new Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. Fielding bo...

Fri December 9, 2016

2017 Fiesta WRC technical data Ford 2017 Fiesta WRC technical data Below some technical details and specs to the M-Sport Fiesta WRC 2017....

Introducing the 2017 Fiesta WRC Ford Introducing the 2017 Fiesta WRC Embarking on a new era in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), we introduce the Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC - an innovation based on the new-for-2017 road-going Fiesta which will spearhead M-Sport's challenge throughout next year's eagerly anticipated season. ...

Thu December 1, 2016

8-round calendar for ERC 2017 IRC 8-round calendar for ERC 2017 The 2017 FIA European Rally Championship will be contested over eight events from April to October, while an exciting revamp of the FIA ERC Junior Championship was also approved at a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Vienna today. Structured in response to feedba...

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