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Mon November 16, 2015

Max Vatanen keeps 100% record WRC Max Vatanen keeps 100% record Fast Finn Max Vatanen set some blistering times on last weekend's Wales Rally GB. He and co-driver Jacques-Julien Renucci finished second in their class on the final round of the World Rally Championship. More pleasing to Vatanen and Renucci was their 100 per cent record. ...

JRM Subaru dominates production class Subaru JRM Subaru dominates production class JRM's brand-new NR4-spec Subaru WRX STI made a stunning FIA World Rally Championship debut at Wales Rally GB this weekend, finishing 20th overall, winning the production category by more than five minutes and beating a number of R5-specification cars into the bargain. ...

Sun November 15, 2015

Ogier completes Wales Rally GB hat-trick WRC Ogier completes Wales Rally GB hat-trick Sébastien Ogier completed a Wales Rally GB hat-trick today and swiftly dedicated his victory to the French people, after conquering some of the most challenging conditions the event has ever seen. Storm Abigail, the remnants of Hurricane Kate, gale force winds and driving rain...

Hyundai concludes season with a final push WRC Hyundai concludes season with a final push Hyundai Motorsport has brought its second season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) to a competitive conclusion with two cars registering top-five finishes in Wales Rally GB, the final round of 2015. Dani Sordo and Hayden Paddon both enjoyed trouble-free runs through ...

Kubice concludes season in top10 WRC Kubice concludes season in top10 Polish star Robert Kubica has concluded Rally Great Britain, and the 2015 World Rally Championship, in the top 10. During a year in which the Polish star continued to learn plenty about what he described as "probably the hardest form of motorsport in the world", he set nine fa...

VW & Ogier victorious at Rally GB WRC VW & Ogier victorious at Rally GB 26 podiums from 13 rallies, including twelve wins - the 2015 season will go down in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) history books as Volkswagen's most successful to date. Three-time world champions* Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) claimed their eighth win of the...

Evans salvages 6th at home Ford Evans salvages 6th at home M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans salvaged sixth place from this weekend's Wales Rally GB as the team's home event dished out its fair share of misfortune. As torrential rain and gale force winds battered the stages, Evans and co-driver Daniel Barritt got the Wel...

Citroen finishes 2nd in the Championship Citroen Citroen finishes 2nd in the Championship The very short final leg of Wales Rally GB promised to deliver a dramatic, nail-biting finale. For the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews, the aim was to hold onto their positions in order to score the points required to confirm second place in the manufacturers' ...

Last Junior round goes to Veiby Citroen Last Junior round goes to Veiby In Wales only to try and wrap up the WRC 3 title, Quentin Gilbert was not eligible to score any points in the FIA Junior WRC at this, the seventh and final round of the season. Having already won the category, he let Simone Tempestini, Ole Christian Veiby and Terry Folb fight ...

Thu November 12, 2015

Welsh finale for manufacturer battle WRC Welsh finale for manufacturer battle Hyundai and Citroën go head-to-head at Wales Rally GB (12 - 15 November) in a last gasp push to secure the runners-up spot in the WRC manufacturers' championship. The title has been secured by Volkswagen, but as the season reaches its 13th and final round in the forests...

Recce, steady, go WRC Recce, steady, go The countdown is almost over and Wales Rally GB is revving up to fire into life, with the Deeside Service Park in place and the recce run ahead of the hotly-anticipated finale to the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Wales Rally GB is one of the most traditional and invariab...

JRM Subaru enters Wales Rally GB Subaru JRM Subaru enters Wales Rally GB JRM is pleased to confirm that one of its NR4-specification Subaru WRX STI production rally cars will tackle this week’s Wales Rally GB – the final round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. The 2015 car – the newest NR4 rally car in the world – has been commissioned and ...

M-Sport bid farewell to legend Millington Ford M-Sport bid farewell to legend Millington After 18 full years of loyal service, John 'Milly' Millington is hanging up his radio and bidding a fond farewell to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Having attended 317 rallies - 266 of which with M-Sport - the team wish him a very happy and relaxing retirement. ...

Gallagher steps down as Clerk of Course WRC Gallagher steps down as Clerk of Course Wales Rally GB bade a fond farewell today to one of its staunchest supporters and most loyal servants - as Clerk of the Course Fred Gallagher confirmed his retirement from the role on the eve of his 20th event. Gallagher has enjoyed a long and proud career in rallying at the ...

Wed November 11, 2015

M-Sport support Autosport International Ford M-Sport support Autosport International The M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC of Elfyn Evans will be wrapped with a special livery at this week's Wales Rally GB. Supporting Autosport International, Evans' car will carry the show's distinctive livery. The collaboration between M-Sport and Autos...

Sat November 7, 2015

Wales Rally GB: Final countdown WRC Wales Rally GB: Final countdown The legendary Welsh forests are ready to welcome a capacity and star-studded 160-car entry into Wales Rally GB, the 13th and final round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Building on the huge success of recent years' events, this season's spectacular features ...

Fri November 6, 2015

Citroen ready for Wales Citroen Citroen ready for Wales With five podiums, including an important one-two finish in Argentina, Mads Østberg and Kris Meeke have taken Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team to second position in the Manufacturers' World Championship standings coming into the final round of the season. The DS 3 ...

Hyundai prepares for final push WRC Hyundai prepares for final push Hyundai Motorsport heads to Great Britain next week for Wales Rally GB, the final round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with second place in the Manufacturers’ Championship still in sight. The team has just a four-point gap to its closest challengers, the Citr...

Volkswagen Furios Finale WRC Volkswagen Furios Finale Wolfsburg (06 November 2015). Three natural born winners striving for the perfect end to the season: Volkswagen is all set for one last big push at the 13th and final round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (FIA). The old and new world champions* Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ing...

WRC Juniors Wales preview Citroen WRC Juniors Wales preview The last event of a seven-round calendar, Wales Rally GB is set to host the FIA Junior WRC drivers and teams for the end-of-season finale. Eight DS 3 R3-MAXs line up for this final showdown. The Italian Simone Tempestini, who won in Poland, Ole Christian Veiby, who scored podi...

M-Sport to push on home soil Ford M-Sport to push on home soil M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans and Ott Tänak will be pushing to close the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship with a strong result at next week's Wales Rally GB. The season finale provides one of the most iconic events of the year and the Welsh stages are revered by...

Wed October 21, 2015

Record entry for sell-out Wales GB WRC Record entry for sell-out Wales GB Next month's Wales Rally GB (12-15 November) will feature a full capacity field after organiser, International Motor Sports, confirmed it had received a record number of entries from right around the globe. Entries for the International rally closed last week with no fewe...

Tue October 13, 2015

Hyundai replaces Neuville for Wales GB WRC Hyundai replaces Neuville for Wales GB Hyundai Motorsport has today announced a change to its driver line-up for the final round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Wales Rally GB, in November. ...

Thu October 8, 2015

Welsh hero starts Rally GB preparations WRC Welsh hero starts Rally GB preparations Fresh from a scene-stealing second-place finish in Corsica, Elfyn Evans returned to home soil in north Wales today (8 October) as the star attraction at a special Wales Rally GB preview event. Riding the crest of a wave off the back of achieving the best ever result by a Wels...

Students design Evans' Fiesta WRC livery WRC Students design Evans' Fiesta WRC livery Next month's Wales Rally GB (12-15 November) will be the focal point for a number of initiatives aimed at inspiring the nation's ambitious young talent. More than 1500 students from local educational establishments are expected to visit the 'Big Bang' Industry...

Wed September 9, 2015

WRC "Hollywood" Legend stars in Wales Wales Rally GB is delighted to announce that motor sport superstar Petter Solberg will be the official 'Rally Legend' at this year's concluding round of the FIA World Rally Championship (12-15 November). The annual 'Rally Legend' tribute was introduced in ...

Mon August 17, 2015

Network Q back as Wales Rally GB sponsor WRC Network Q back as Wales Rally GB sponsor One of the most iconic names in the history of UK rallying will return to the sport this year, as Network Q is announced as the headline partner of the Wales Rally GB (WRGB) National Rally in November. Network Q was the title sponsor of Britain's round of the FIA World Ral...

Sun August 9, 2015

Government funding for Wales Rally GB WRC Government funding for Wales Rally GB International Motor Sports (IMS) Ltd is delighted to confirm that it has reached agreement with the Welsh Government to continue its support of Wales Rally GB until the end of 2018. The UK's round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has been branded Wales Rally GB s...

Mon August 3, 2015

Wales Rally joins Wales Rugby WRC Wales Rally joins Wales Rugby Sorry, why could I not hesitate to use this photo of a British 100% natural fluids drink? Well, for a start this photo was taken on Wales Rally GB 2014. But more even because of soccer-football is for Pussies. In the following Wales Rally GB press release you will learn that alon...

Thu February 12, 2015

Wales Rally GB for major tourism award WRC Wales Rally GB for major tourism award The organisers of Wales Rally GB are proud to announce that the November event has been shortlisted for a major accolade at the National Tourism Awards for Wales. The UK's round of the FIA World Rally Championship is shortlisted among just three finalists in the Best Even...

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