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Tue June 10, 2014

Kruuda stars on WRC return WRC Kruuda stars on WRC return Karl Kruuda delivered a stage-winning performance when he gave Peugeot's 208T16 its debut in the World Rally Championship on Rally Italia Sardegna (June 5-8). But while the 21-year-old Estonian star was fastest in class on three stages, his lead on leg one proved to be sho...

Marty's Sardinia adventures WRC Marty's Sardinia adventures TigerRisk-backed driver Marty McCormack continued to flatten the learning curves which mark out his first season of World Rally Championship competition on this week's Rally Italia Sardegna. The Northern Irishman showed great pace in his A-Style-run Fiesta R5 on the Sardi...

WRC Pirelli shod Bertelli win WRC2

Mon June 9, 2014

Hyundai Shell WRT builds confidence WRC Hyundai Shell WRT builds confidence The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has achieved a number of important objectives in this week’s Rally Italia Sardegna as it continues to evolve the Hyundai i20 WRC rally car for the tough challenges faced in the FIA World Rally Championship. ...

Ostberg's best result with Citroen Citroen Ostberg's best result with Citroen After putting together a performance over the first two particularly demanding days, the Citroën Racing drivers were able to convert their good form into results today. Sunday's schedule involved less than fifty kilometres of timed stages before the rally was due to end in Al...

Kubica takes positives from Sardinia Ford Kubica takes positives from Sardinia RK M-Sport World Rally Team's Robert Kubica is taking the positives from this weekend's Rally Italia Sardegna. Despite having to start the final day under Rally 2 regulations, the Pole finished in eighth place overall....

Evans encourages in Sardinia Ford Evans encourages in Sardinia There was an encouraging performance from M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans as Rally Italia Sardegna came to a close today. Finishing in a strong fifth place, the Welshman was propelled up the drivers' standings from eighth to sixth. In what has been his best perform...

La Bella Italia for Volkswagen WRC La Bella Italia for Volkswagen Cool result at a hot rally: Volkswagen extended its lead in all three competitions within the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) on Sardinia. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) claimed their fourth win of the season in extremely tough conditions at the Rally Italy. Volkswagen...

Sun June 8, 2014

Sardinia podium for Andreucci WRC Sardinia podium for Andreucci Paolo Andreucci remains in the hunt for his seventh Italian Rally Championship title after he and co-driver Anna Andreussi took their Peugeot 208 T16 to a podium finish on the national section of Rally Italia Sardegna, round four of the Italian Rally Championship. ...

Thu June 5, 2014

Hyundai with 3 cars to Sardinia WRC Hyundai with 3 cars to Sardinia Hyundai Shell World Rally Team will contest this weekend’s Rally Italia Sardegna, round six of the 13-event FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with three cars as it tackles brand new territory with the ever-evolving Hyundai i20 WRC car. ...

Kubica looks to progress Ford Kubica looks to progress RK M-Sport World Rally Team's Robert Kubica will take to this week's Rally Italia Sardegna with one goal in mind - further progress behind the wheel of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC. Having conquered the challenge of Rally Argentina, the Pole will be keen to continue his develop...

Wed June 4, 2014

Andreucci & Pirelli to Sardinia WRC Andreucci & Pirelli to Sardinia Paolo Andreucci, who claimed victory on the recent Targa Florio, will lead the Pirelli entry for the next round of the Italian Rally Championship this weekend: the Rally Italia Sardegna. Andreucci, co-driven as usual by Anna Andreussi, will compete in his new Peugeot Italia 20...

Sun June 1, 2014

Home event for Pirelli Scorpion tyres WRC Home event for Pirelli Scorpion tyres Pirelli's Scorpion tyre will be used to equip a host of privateer drivers when the World Rally Championship heads to Sardinia next week for Rally Italia Sardegna (June 5-8) and the Italian tyre company's home round of the WRC. Pirelli used the island and its demanding ...

M-Sport gear up for Alghero Ford M-Sport gear up for Alghero Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans will be seeking further success as the M-Sport World Rally Team gear up for Alghero and next week's Rally Italia Sardegna. The sixth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) provides a favoured hunting ground for both drivers, and the tea...

Fri May 30, 2014

McCormack ready for Italian Job WRC McCormack ready for Italian Job Benny Hill won't be there. And nor will Michael Caine. Nobody will be blowing any bloody doors off. And no gold will be stolen. Forty-five years after the original, Marty McCormack will lead his own team on his very own Italian Job. With less involvement from the Carabini...

Kruuda to make WRC2 debut for 208 T16 Peugeot Kruuda to make WRC2 debut for 208 T16 Karl Kruuda will join the R5 revolution in Sardinia next week when he returns to World Rally Championship action at the wheel of a Peugeot 208T16. The 21-year-old Estonian ace is switching to the new-generation machine having made two appearances in the 2014 WRC 2 category in ...

Ogier vs Latvala round 6 WRC Ogier vs Latvala round 6 The duel for the overall lead in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is once again Polo R WRC against Polo R WRC at round six of the WRC. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) line up at the Rally Italy (05-08 June), each with t...

WRC2 debut for DS3 R5 Citroen WRC2 debut for DS3 R5 Based on the FIA's new regulations, Citroën is set to unleash the new flagship model of its customer racing line-up in the World Rally Championship. The Citroën DS3 R5 shares much of its DNA and characteristics with its big sister, the DS3 WRC:1.6-litre direct injection tu...

Citroen seek Racing success in Italy Citroen Citroen seek Racing success in Italy Sixth round of the WRC season, Rally Italia Sardegna is set to welcome the World Rally Championship crews and teams on a partially renewed route. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT's line-up for the rally features three DS3 WRCs: Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson and Kris Meeke/Paul Na...

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