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Mon January 25, 2016

Successful Monte for Peugeot Rally Academy Peugeot Successful Monte for Peugeot Rally Academy Despite this being their first attempt at the notoriously complex Rallye Monte-Carlo, both Peugeot Rally Academy crews came through their first outing of the season with flying colours and lived up every bit to their status as last year's 208 Rally Cup winners. Ably assisted ...

New generation i20 kicks off with podium WRC New generation i20 kicks off with podium Hyundai Motorsport has begun its third season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in style with a fantastic podium finish in the debut event for the New Generation i20 WRC. Thierry Neuville steered the team’s new car to third place overall after a competitive weekend fo...

Ford Evans claims epic Monte win

Ford Mads equals Monte best

Sun January 24, 2016

Top5 for Lefebvre Citroen Top5 for Lefebvre Disputed in the hills above Monaco, the final day of the 84th Rallye Monte Carlo saw no significant changes to the overall standings. Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau provided further evidence of their progress as they secured fifth place overall. It was their best result to da...

3rd Monte victory for Volkswagen WRC 3rd Monte victory for Volkswagen One-two at the "Monte", the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team - Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) enjoyed a magnificent success at the Rally Monte Carlo. Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runner-up to complete a Volkswagen one-two and...

Kubica forced out of Monte Carlo WRC Kubica forced out of Monte Carlo Polish ace Robert Kubica has been forced out of the world-famous Monte Carlo Rally by an icy corner six kilometres into the third stage of the event on Friday morning. Kubica's Ford Fiesta RS WRC, run by the Cherasco-based BRC Racing Team in Italy, slid wide on a notorious...

Monte podiums for Pirelli drivers WRC Monte podiums for Pirelli drivers Pirelli-backed drivers have finished on the podium of the WRC2 and WRC3 classes of the Monte Carlo Rally: the opening round of the 2016 World Rally Championship. Monte Carlo is one of the trickiest rallies of the year from the point of view of a tyre manufacturer, as the surfa...

Wed January 20, 2016

WRC action for Peugeot Rally Academy Peugeot WRC action for Peugeot Rally Academy Year 4 of the Peugeot Rally Academy will mark the start of a new era for the squad as last year's 208 Rally Cup front-runners José Suarez/Candido Carrera (Peugeot 208T16, WRC2) and Jordan Berfa/Damien Augustin (Peugeot 208R2, WRC3) face a programme of selected FIA World Rally...

Max Vatanen prepares for the full Monte WRC Max Vatanen prepares for the full Monte This year is going to be a busy season for Max Vatanen, the son of 1981 World Champion Ari Vatanen. Not only will the 25-year-old Finn be competing alongside Elfyn Evans on the British Rally Championship in a DMACK-backed Ford Fiesta R5, but he is also contesting a series of inte...

Kris Meeke fastest in Monte shakedown Citroen Kris Meeke fastest in Monte shakedown Held close to Gap, the Rallye Monte-Carlo shakedown provided an opportunity for Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle to impress. The Abu Dhabi Total WRT crew set the quickest time on their first run, before the road became increasingly muddy, making it impossible to improve at all. Meanwhil...

Sun January 17, 2016

M-Sport for spectacular season start Ford M-Sport for spectacular season start M-Sport World Rally Team's Mads Østberg and Éric Camilli will get their 2016 FIA World Rally Championship campaign off to a spectacular start as they pilot their Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRCs on next week's Rallye Monte-Carlo. In what is one of the most challenging...

Season kicks off for Abu Dhabi Total WRT Citroen Season kicks off for Abu Dhabi Total WRT The Abu Dhabi Total WRT has entered two cars at the Rallye Monte-Carlo (21-24 January), the opening round of the 2016 World Rally Championship. Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau will have to meet the combined challenge of Monte's demanding course and th...

Sat January 16, 2016

Volkswagen kicks off 2016 campaign WRC Volkswagen kicks off 2016 campaign A classic to kick off the World Championship - Volkswagen opens its campaign in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a truly iconic rally from 21 to 24 January: the "Monte". Three Polo R WRCs line up at the Rally Monte Carlo, the first of the 14 rounds that make up th...

New chapter beginns for Hyundai WRC New chapter beginns for Hyundai Hyundai Motorsport will debut its New Generation i20 WRC for the first time in competitive rally conditions at the 2016 season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo, which takes place next week. The debut event in this season’s 14-round FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will see Hyunda...

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